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MP lauds community building grants: they make a difference

Campbelltown MP Greg Warren has announced $300,000 will be dispersed to several groups throughout the local community as part of the 2019 Community Building Partnership program.

There were 10 successful applicants in the latest round of funding including the City of Campbelltown SubBranch, Beverley Park School P&C Association and the Campbelltown Westerners Cricket Club.

Mr Warren said the money would be spent on projects that would have a tremendous benefit to those in the Campbelltown community.

MP Greg Warren with a catering truck purchased and fitted out following Rosemeadow P&C’s successful 2018 CBP grant application.

The successful applicants and their projects were:

  • Bradbury Public School P&C Association: Renovation of school accessible community kitchen;
  • City of Campbelltown RSL Sub-Branch: Kokoda War Memorial;
  • Campbelltown Westerners Cricket Club: Fit out of canteen facilities at Jackson Park;
  • WILMA: Improvements for outdoor space;
  • St Vincent de Paul: Keeping the Family Safe;
  • KARI Foundation: KARI south west Sydney Aboriginal culture, health and sport project;
  • Kentlyn Public School P&C Association: School Community Transport project;
  • Campbelltown Harlequin Rugby Club: Playing field fence safety upgrade and child safe area;
  • Beverley Park School P&C Association: Sun safe playground for students;
  • We Are Community Inc: Barbecue trailer for breakfast service.

“Congratulations to all the winners from the 2019 Community Building Partnership program,’’ Mr Warren said.

“These projects will make an enormous difference to the Campbelltown community

“As a veteran and the shadow minister for veterans, I am really excited to see what the City of Campbelltown RSL Sub-Branch’s Kokoda War memorial will look like once it is complete.

“It’s great that these funds will also be used in school communities at Bradbury Public School, Beverley Park School and Kentlyn Public School. 

“For all those that missed out, applications for the 2020 round of funding will be open from May 4 through to June 12. Contact my office on 4625 3344 for more details.”

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