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Give the gift of reading

By General, Latest, News

Reading is a joy that lasts a lifetime, and Tomorrow Today is looking for volunteers to support Benalla’s children and young people as they learn this vital skill. “Our generous volunteers are central to the education work we do in Benalla”, says Tomorrow Today’s Executive Officer, Rosie Koop. “If you…

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Call out for mentors to support Benalla’s young people

By General, Latest, News

Well known locals, Alice Meravi and Vince Branigan, are enthusiastic volunteers who readily give their time to nurture the development of Benalla’s young people through Connect9, Tomorrow Today’s community-based mentoring program. Alice and Vince share their experience of being mentors in the ten-week Connect9 program. “What motivated you to put…

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Benalla generous at Christmas

By General, Latest, News

For the third consecutive year, Tomorrow Today has partnered with Ray White Benalla to spread the spirit of giving at Christmas. The project, known as ‘A Little Ray of Giving’, encourages the community to donate a gift to a child who may not otherwise receive anything on Christmas day. “This…

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Connect9 mentees soar

By Education Benalla Program, Latest, News

Sensational weather made for perfect gliding conditions as twenty-two local Year 9 students soared above Benalla, thanks to Tomorrow Today’s Connect9 community mentoring program. Connect9 is a free ten-week program that matches Year 9 students with a community mentor who is their ‘buddy’ throughout the program. The young people and…

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Intro to the workforce

By Education Benalla Program, Latest, News

In Term 2 and 3 of this year, a group of Benalla’s young people learnt about the value of part-time work and how to attain a job, with Tomorrow Today’s Great Start to Work program. The 5-week program helps young people identify the kind of part-time job that might suit…

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A Great Start to Work

By Education Benalla Program, Latest, News

In the last week of October a group of Year 9 and 10 students from Benalla P-12 and FCJ College braved one of the great workplace challenges – job interviews! The mock interviews were the final activity in a work readiness training program, facilitated by Tomorrow Today. The Great Start…

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Kindergarten steps up early STEM learning

By Education Benalla Program, News

Bernard Briggs Kindergarten in Benalla has kids building, learning about gravity and experimenting with magnets, thanks to new equipment, purchased with a grant from Tomorrow Today. The Stepping Stones grant allowed the kindergarten to purchase new equipment that encourages students to explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) through play…

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Benalla best in Victoria

By Education Benalla Program, Latest, News

Benalla has won two awards in Keep Victoria Beautiful’s 2020 Sustainable Communities – Tidy Town Awards. The awards recognise, celebrate and share grassroots initiatives and positive actions taken by community groups, educational institutions, businesses and councils in rural and regional areas in Victoria. At a virtual awards ceremony on Saturday 10 October,…

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