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Seniors Festival grants now open

Friday 28 October 2016

Bega Valley Shire Council’s Seniors Festival grants are now open.

Council is offering grants of up to $1,000 for community groups interested in running events as part of the 2017 NSW Seniors Festival.

The Festival, formerly known as NSW Seniors Week, runs from March 3 to 12 2017.  

The grants can be used to organise events and activities which thank, recognise and celebrate seniors for the role they play and the positive contributions they make in the community.

We’re encouraging people to plan activities in their towns and villages which promote health, wellbeing and happiness for seniors.

Council’s Seniors Festival grants are designed to help groups cover some of the costs associated with organising activities. Council’s Place based Officers are available to help groups formulate their ideas and Council will also support groups with publicity and promotion as part of a Shire-wide calendar of Events.

Applications must be received by 21 November 2016.

For more information visit or call Peter Cross on 6499 2201.


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