Appeal for doorknockers
The Life Saver Rescue Helicopters Doorknock Day in on Sunday, August 27, and collectors are desperately needed.
The day is the services biggest annual fundraising event and it will only take a few hours of your time.
For information or to register as a collector phone 6627 4444.
Scholarship gives back to local farmers
Local farmers and primary producers have the chance to be rewarded for their hard work by applying for the BCU Bill Ussher Agricultural Scholarship. Worth $5500, the scholarship is designed to fund ongoing training for primary producers, helping farmers to access new markets, implement new and up-to-date farming techniques, or introduce new stock and species.
Access to education and industry knowledge is absolutely vital to any farmer wanting to develop their business and become a leader in the field, said BCU chairman, Gerry Regan.
The closing date for entries is August 31. Application forms are available at all BCU branches, on the BCU website at www.bcu.com.au or by calling BCU on 1300 228 228.
Grants for community groups
Councils and community organisations are being urged to apply for more than $2.5 million in community grants to develop local projects.
The Area Assistance Scheme provides grants to community based organisations for community development projects that connect communities through partnerships, build community leadership and promote safer communities.
Applications close on September 6. For information visit www.communitybuilders.nsw.gov.au/aas.
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