24 September 2015 Donations Benefit Community Groups

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24 September 2015 Donations Benefit Community Groups

Donations and rates subsidies from Council worth a total of $138,627 have been allocated to a wide variety of local community groups and events for 2015-2016.

 

“Council tries to provide the best services for the community that we can, but we also do a great deal to support local groups who are also doing a huge amount for residents too,” said Coffs Harbour Mayor, Councillor Denise Knight.

 

“That includes donations, waiving certain charges and also offering rate subsidies. I’m very pleased to say that this year we’re giving away nearly $139,000!”

 

Donations and Contributions

 

Recipient

Amount($)

Donations Unallocated (Mayor & GM)

11,850

Westpac Rescue Helicopter

500

Schools Annual Presentations

5,300

Relay for Life (Cancer Council)

2,500

North Coast Academy of Sport

5,500

Event Subsidies (Road Closures for Anzac Day Parades)

1,000

Southern Cross University Presentations

300

TAFE Presentations

300

Woolgoolga Volunteer Sea Rescue (Rates + Lease Fee)

1,100

D A Fees

4,000

Other Health Services – Life Education Van

6,500

Hope Bears Charity

250

TS Vendetta (Access Charge)

500

Reimbursement of Legal Fees for Lease Preparation

2,500

Variety Special Children’s Christmas Party

250

Special Need Support Group Inc. (Early Childhood Intervention)

460

Coffs Harbour Spring Garden Festival

1,000

Coffs Ladies Silks Day

600

Rotary Club Coffs Coast Cycle Challenge

2,000

Coffs Harbour Agricultural Show

5,000

New Year’s Eve Fireworks

3,000

Christmas Carols

5,000

Total

59,410

  

Rates Subsidy – Sporting and Cultural Groups

Amount($)

Advocate Park

13,393

Sawtell Toormina Sports & Recreation Club

11,954

Coffs Harbour Rugby Club

7,708

Coffs Harbour Hockey Fields

5,193

Coffs Harbour Kart Racing Track

1,309

Coffs Harbour Motor Cycle Club

2,598

Coffs Harbour Pistol Club

671

Woolgoolga Art Group (first instalment)

927

Coffs Harbour & District Aero Club

2,560

Nana Glen Hall

2,051

Bonville Hall

1,668

Ayrshire Park

171

Upper Orara Hall

1,966

Upper Orara Recreational Ground

616

Eastern Dorrigo (Ulong) Hall & Showground

16

Coramba Community Centre

1,945

Lower Bucca Community Centre

616

Woolgoolga Neighbourhood Centre

3,494

Nana Glen Sportsground

632

Girl Guide Associate (Waste Service)

600

Total

60,088

Rates Subsidy – Surf Life Saving Clubs

Amount($)

Coffs Harbour Surf Club

6,395

Woolgoolga Surf Club

4,253

Red Rock Corindi Surf Club

1,492

Sawtell Surf Club

6,989

Total

19,129

Total Rates Subsidy

79,217

Total Donations & Rates Subsidy

138,627