Seniors Week Grants


28 February 2002

National Party Member for Lismore, Thomas George was pleased that an amount of $2,450 in funding had been allocated to 10 seniors groups in the Lismore electorate to assist in local activities planned for the Seniors Citizens Week 2002.

"The grants provided through the Ageing and Disability Department assist organisations diversify and organise events that are of interest and informative to members, from writing competitions, concerts, bus trips, card tournaments to an old fashioned bush dance.

Activities have been planned for Lismore, Casino, Kyogle, Nimbin and Goonellabah with a large range to choose from. The allocations were made to:



Richmond Valley Council - Seniors Day at Windara
Richmond Valley Council Seniors Cabaret & Presentation Day
Cedars Nursing Home Concert
Casino/Kyogle HACC
Kyogle & Citizens Sunshine Club
Combined Pensioners & Superannuants Assoc
Goonellabah Senior Citizens Club
Lismore City Council - writing competition
Lismore Senior Citizens Social Club Inc
Nimbin Health & Welfare Association

"Imagine, Interact and Inspire is the theme for 2002 Seniors Week and I am sure many people will gather together and enjoy this opportunity to celebrate," said Thomas George.

"Anyone wanting more information should contact their local Council or my office for further details," concluded Thomas George.

Contact Details:

Office: 55 Carrington Street  LISMORE
Postal: PO Box 52  LISMORE  NSW  2480
Telephone: 1800 336 166 or 02 6621 3624
Facsimile: 02 6622 1403  Email: lismore@parliament.nsw.gov.au

Authorised by Thomas George MP. Funded using Parliamentary entitlements.