10 January 2008

Seven local organisations are to receive grants for Seniors Week activities planned in the Lismore electorate during April, Local MP, Thomas George said today.

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

Successful recipients of the grants include –

$1000 Association of Independent Retirees (AIR) Far North Coast Branch

$492 CTC Kyogle

$1000 Lismore City Council

$500 Lismore over 50’s Learning Centre

$500 St Joseph’s Aged Care/Friends Volunteer Services, St Vincents Hospital

$500 Uniting Care Caroona Kalina Nursing Home

$500 Upper Clarence Valley Senior Citizens

“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,” said Mr George.

Seniors Week is held during 6-13 April 2008.

Media contact – Thomas George 6621 3624

Contact Details:

Office: 55 Carrington Street  LISMORE
Postal: PO Box 52  LISMORE  NSW  2480
Telephone: 1800 336 166 or 02 6621 3624
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