$9,000 TO CELEBRATE SENIORS WEEK IN THE LISMORE ELECTORATE

IPTAAS PETITION

$9,000 TO CELEBRATE SENIORS WEEK IN THE LISMORE ELECTORATE

1 March 2004

National Party Member for Lismore, Thomas George was pleased to receive details of grant allocations to assist nine local organisations in their Seniors Week activities planned for the Lismore electorate.

"These grants are provided through the Ageing and Disability Department to assist with the organisation of local Seniors Week programs. Applications are only accepted from non-profit, volunteer organisations, local government and community groups," Thomas George said.

Recipients of grants are;

$500
$2,500
$1,000
$500
$500
$500
$500
$500

$2,500

 

Caroona Kalina Nursing Home - The Merry Widows of Kalina
Casino Neighbourhood Centre - The ATSI Healthy Ageing & Wellbeing
Casino/Kyogle HACC Flexible Service Inc - Seniors Month of March Celebrations '04 -  "A Time to Remember"
CPSA Lismore Branch Annual Seniors Week Picnic Day
Lismore Neighbourhood Centre Inc - You're never too old to get involved
Nimbin Health & Welfare Assoc Inc - Across Generations
Richmond Valley Council - Seniors of the World
Upper Clarence Valley Seniors Week Cabaret and Concert
Committee
Bundjalung Aboriginal Home Care Koori Seniors Get Together

"With events proposed throughout the district, I offer my assistance to all senior citizens who are interested in becoming aware of the various functions being organised. Seniors Week is held 14 -21 March 2004," said Mr George.

2004 Seniors Week's theme is "Best Time for Ages" and more information about events are available on www.dadhc.nsw.gov.au.

Lismore Contact Details:

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

Murwillumbah Contact Details:

Telephone: 02 6672 7577