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Friday, January 18, 2013
The Member for Dubbo Troy Grant has welcomed funding of $4,500 to help stage NSW Seniors Week events and activities in the electorate.

The NSW Government has allocated more than $175,000 in grants to communities across the State to recognise the outstanding contributions seniors make in the lives of their families and neighbourhoods.

Funding has been confirmed for the following:

Dubbo BUG affiliated with Bicycle NSW Seniors Discovery Bike Ride $500
Dubbo Neighbourhood Centre Dubbo Seniors Week Expo $1,000
Forbes Shire Council Seniors Luncheon and Expo $1,000
Narromine Daycare Seniors Concert And Luncheon $500
Eugowra Lions Club Inc. Eugowra Seniors Week Day Out And Luncheon $500
Parkes and District Community Information and Neighbourhood Centre Switched on Seniors 2013 $1,000

“Seniors make a tremendous contribution to our community through volunteering, mentoring and other activities, and Seniors Week is a great opportunity to recognise the outstanding work they do,” Mr Grant said.

“I congratulate the successful applicants for Seniors Week grants, and wish them every success with their events.”

NSW Seniors Week events will be held from 17 to 24 March 2013. For more information visit:

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