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CWA Grants Now Available

CWA Grants Now Available

Caption: Current Orange CWA members at their most recent meeting.

Each year the local CWA Branch have a number of Grants available and applications are now open and close on September 30.

Grants are available for members, relatives of members and there are even some grants available for non-members.

The grants available include:

Open Grants

Jean Martin Memorial Education Grant

To be awarded in the area of the Arts to a boy or girl up to the age of 25 years with demonstrated artistic ability.  This grant is available to members and non-members.

Irene Ashton Memorial Education Grant
Tenable by a student to assist with secondary or tertiary education.

Member Grants

Jopling Education Grant

Tenable by a child or grandchild (boy or girl) of a member to assist with secondary school education.

Phyllis Kindon Humanitarian Award
Tenable by a member who devotes care and attention to a disabled or aged person.  There are many ways in which this Award can be used (to pay for someone to care for the handicapped or aged person whilst the member takes a holiday, or for the purchase of equipment to make the task of caring easier) at the discretion of the recipient.

Cynthia Druitt Education Grant
To be awarded to a Hospitality student who is currently undertaking an accredited advanced hospitality course and is related to a current financial member.  The student must have successfully completed the first year of the course to be eligible.

To apply for the grants or for further information you can contact the President, Elizabeth Lynch on 0434 870 202 email: elizly@bigpond.net.au or the Secretary, Deborah Marr on 6360 4167 email: deborahmarr@bigpond.com

The Orange CWA are also putting a call out for any new members who may be thinking about joining.

“Our branch would love to welcome new members, it is not all about cooking, tea and scones.  We are active in many areas such as the Grants and helping drought relief with donations.  We are presently sourcing, collecting and preparing Mother and Baby packs to be sent to Papua New Guinea so any donations of goods would be greatly appreciated,” said Helen Karrasch, Orange CWA Publicity Officer.

Orange Wine Festival program available this Saturday

Orange Wine Festival program available this Saturday

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