Funds for talented local athletes

CLARENCE Valley Council has approved allocations from its Cultural and Sports Trust Fund to financially assist three accomplished local young people who were selected to represent NSW in their respective sports at national level during early December 2009.

CVC Mayor, Richie Williamson, said that council at its December meeting was pleased to approve allocations of $250 each to assist the talented trio.

They are:

  •  Camilla Strain, who was selected to represent NSW at the National Track and Field Championship held at the Sydney Olympic Park Athletic Centre.
  •  Nirvarna Makings, who was selected to represent NSW at the Australian All Schools Championships in Hobart.
  •  Taylah Beckman, who was selected to represent NSW at the Optus 12s Australian Teams Tennis Championships held in Melbourne.

Cr Williamson said the council’s Cultural and Sports Trust Fund provides support to young people to participate in competitions or activities at a national or international level and to achieve at these levels.

Applications for assistance can be made on a form which is available on council’s web page or from the customer service centres in Grafton and Maclean.



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