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Kids as CatalystsAug2017

Kids As Catalysts

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Twelve fantastic community projects are now underway thanks to Year 6 students involved in ‘Kids As Catalysts’. The program, which empowers kids to lead creative community change, has been brought to Benalla through a partnership between Tomorrow Today and Benalla P-12 College. It is the brain child of Kid’s Thrive,…

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Launch of Bald Archy Exhibition

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The charity launch of Swanpool’s Bald Archy Exhibition later this month is an opportunity for a great evening out while supporting Benalla’s Tomorrow Today Foundation.  Community members and groups are invited to book now to secure their place at the event, which will be on Friday 25th August, 6.30pm –…

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Grant Supports Playground

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Tomorrow Today Foundation has provided a grant of $13,000 to support the creation of Benalla’s new adventure playground. Some years ago the Foundation helped with fundraising for the Crossing Place Project, which supported major improvements in the Botanical Gardens and around the Lake.  This grant was the last of these…

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Program offers dual benefits

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A great celebration was held recently at Benalla Airport to mark the conclusion of the most recent Connect9 mentoring program.  Connect9 is run twice a year and is unique to Benalla. Year 9 students are individually matched with a well-connected local volunteer who over the course of one school term,…

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Ms Elizabeth Anne CHAPMAN:
For service to education, and to the community.
Service includes:
Deputy Chair, Tomorrow: Today Foundation, current; Chair, 2002-2005; Company Secretary, 2008-2009; Founder, 1999. Convenor, Education Benalla Program, since 2008. Speaker, National Conference, Philanthropy Australia, 2014 and 2016. Deputy Chief Executive Officer, UnitingCare Goulburn North East, 2014. Director, Goulburn-Ovens TAFE, 2003-2007. Director, YWCA Victoria, 1990s. Session facilitator, Regional Australia Summit, Canberra, 1999. Member, National Agricultural Advisory Committee, CSIRO, 1980s. Member, National Women's Consultative Council, 1980s.
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Driven by social injustice

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By Libby Price. Liz Chapman is something of a person ahead of the times. As a young mother living in Goomalibee, she studied a Graduate Diploma in Community Development at the University of Western Sydney as a distance education student, specialising in rural development and rural change processes. She always…

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Tomorrow Today 2017 Grants Program

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Eleven fantastic local projects will be undertaken this year with funding support from Tomorrow Today Foundation’s 2017 Grants Program. Over $22,000 was awarded for a diverse range of initiatives at a well-attended ceremony on Friday 12 May. Representatives of the successful groups spoke about their projects and the difference they…

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PEEP at the Park

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Families attending Tomorrow Today’s PEEP (Parents Early Education Partnership) program recently enjoyed a visit to Benalla’s new playground at the Benalla Botanical Gardens.  It was a great chance for families to check out this fantastic new space designed for exploration and creative play. While definitely different to a traditional playground,…

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Molyullah Easter Sports give generous donation

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Tomorrow Today Foundation recently received a generous donation from the Molyullah Easter Sports committee. Held every Easter Monday since 1901, the Molyullah Easter Sports have activities for all ages; horse events, novelty events for kids and families – egg throwing, three-legged races, children’s races – market stalls and so much…

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FCJ College – Hands On Learning Program 2017

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Extract from FCJ College Benalla Newsletter – October 28th 2016 FCJ College conducts an exciting learning program in the school curriculum. Hands on Learning (HOL) has been operating within schools throughout Australia over many years. The program aims at providing an alternative learning framework for disengaged students who are finding…

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