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Celebrating Volunteers in Benalla

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Benalla owes much to volunteers and this National Volunteer Week, May 21 to 27, is a great opportunity to celebrate the many ways they support the town. Out of an estimated population of 13,900 residents, more than 3,600 people have volunteered their time in one way or another. That equates…

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Come and Try Golf 2018

Youngsters give sports a try

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Over 70 young people and their families recently braved a wet and windy day to try out many sports and activities available in Benalla. Fun ‘Come and Try’ sessions for archery, astronomy, Auskick, badminton, baseball, basketball, cricket, cubs, dance, football, golf, gymnastics, hockey, Benalla Leo’s, Little Athletics, netball, Scouts, soccer,…

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Sally Gamble, founding director of Tomorrow Today and current Chair, recognised for her significant contributions to the Benalla community.

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Since moving to Benalla in 1991 Sally’s time has been devoted to family, their olive farm and community. Sally has contributed greatly to many aspects of Benalla’s growth and development through her volunteer service to many education, philanthropic, environmental and horticultural projects. Sally’s strong sense of community has included affiliation…

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Melbourne Recital Centre Experience

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Local students have had a remarkable musical experience thanks to world-class music venue, the Melbourne Recital Centre. During Term Three, Melbourne Recital Centre (MRC) has run an outreach program at Benalla P-12 College involving their Year 7 ‘Hands On Learning’ students and a group of Year 4’s The MRC program…

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Hands On Learning Changing Futures

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A program that gives Benalla young people confidence and skills to continue their education has saved some of them from a possible lifetime of unemployment or welfare, according to one of the teachers involved. Peter Janas was a teacher in the Hands on Learning program at Benalla P-12 College for…

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Liz Chapman
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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