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Willowdale rolls out $300,000 in 2017 community grants

Stockland Willowdale has launched its community grants program for 2017, inviting local community, arts and sporting groups and organisations to apply for funding. Local community organisations are encouraged to apply for funding for an individual grant of up to $1,000 from Willowdale. Stockland will lend a hand to more than 280 organisations across Australia this… Read more »

Mayor of Campbelltown, Cr George Brticevic, with representatives of the Filipino and Friends Parish Community Association, Macfields Master Chef, Te kopu o te reo and the Macquarie Fields Homework Club.

Helping hand for little community groups with big ideas

Four local organisations have each been presented with $500 in funding through Campbelltown City Council’s community capacity building program, which aims to support small community groups to develop programs and activities which benefit the wider community. Mayor of Campbelltown, Cr George Brticevic, recently presented representatives of the Filipino and Friends Parish Community Association, Macfields Master… Read more »

Greg Warren, left, with Mayor George Brticevic

Show time: town hall up for major upgrade

The Town Hall Theatre in Queen Street is one of Campbelltown’s great assets. Now the heritage building will receive a massive lighting and electrical upgrade to bring it up to the 21st century. This will be music to the ears of the Campbelltown Theatre Group, the heritage listed Town Hall building’s major tenant. The work… Read more »

The annual Fisher's Ghost fun run.

It’s Fisher’s Ghost fun run challenge time again

Entries are now open for the 2016 Fisher’s Ghost Fun Run. This popular event is one of the highlights of Campbelltown’s biggest community event, the Festival of Fisher’s Ghost. Campbelltown City Council hosts the inclusive fun run event, which caters for all ages and abilities and brings the community together on the last day of… Read more »

The latest Youth Solutions Youth Advisory Group

Youth Solutions: New faces get stuck in

If the passion and enthusiasm of Youth Solutions’ latest intake for its Youth Advisory Group is anything to go by, the future of our community is in safe hands. Last month, Youth Solutions welcomed the first cohort for its 2016 – 2017 Youth Advisory Group (YAG), with the members already taking to planning community activities… Read more »

Local journalists receive community service awards.

Community service awards for long serving local journalists

Two long serving local journalists last night received recognition from Campbelltown City Council. Mayor Paul Hawker presented Mandy Perrin and Eric Kontos with community service awards at last night’s council meeting – the last before elections on September 10. Ms Perrin, of Raby, has been the editor of the Macarthur Chronicle for the past 23… Read more »

2016 Youth Solutions charity night event.

Mystery and marvel night raises $26,000 for Youth Solutions

This year’s Youth Solutions annual charity fundraiser was an entertaining evening of mystery and marvel. It also raised $26,000, which was hailed as a “fantastic result’’ by Youth Solutions chief executive officer Geraldine Dean. “On behalf of the Youth Solutions Board, Fundraising Committee and team, I would like to thank all of the wonderful businesses… Read more »

A night to shine.

A night to shine for 13 special people

This Friday, July 8, thirteen young people will have their chance to shine. It will be their chance to show the world their ability, and a chance to experience the opportunity to feel like a VIP. A Night to Shine is an inspirational evening where 13 local people with a disability and aged between 18… Read more »

Bill Salter back at the helm of Ingleburn Rotary Club.

Bill’s back at helm of Ingleburn Rotary club

Bill Salter, a former Rotary District Governor and past president has again taken the reins of Ingleburn Rotary as the club enters its 40th year. Mr Salter was inducted as president during last week’s changeover celebration attended by almost 60 members of the community at Ingleburn RSL Club. He will be supported during the coming year… Read more »

Former MP Bryan Doyle in charge at Campbelltown Rotary Club.

Former MP Bryan Doyle now a chief Rotarian

The Rotary Club of Campbelltown has welcomed its new board of directors for 2016/17. The new leadership group was inducted at a formal dinner at Campbelltown Golf Club last week. Close to 100 guests were there for the occasion, including Macarthur MP Russell Matheson, Campbelltown MP Greg Warren, Campbelltown Mayor Paul Hawker, Rotary District Governor… Read more »

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