COMMUNITY NEWS

Ø Peel Community Grants Expo 2011 – RDA Peel

Do you want to learn more about state and federal government, corporate and philanthropic funding available to your organisation? We then come along and meet the grant providers, network with other local community groups and discover how to maximize your chances of a successful submission.

Presenters include: Department of Sport and Recreation – Lotterywest – Peel Development Commission – Department for Communities – Healthway – Philanthropy Australia – Bendigo Bank – Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs.

Date: Thursday, 27 October 2011

Time: 9.30am – 12.30pm

Where: Peel Thunder Function Centre, Dower Street, Mandurah

Register: Please complete the attached registration form and email community@rdapeel.org.au or fax 9586 3411 – Limited numbers, which are filling fast

Cost: Free, maximum of two members per organisation, morning tea provided

More information: See attached flyer/registration form or contact Nola Durnin, Community & Grants Coordinator, RDA Peel on 9586 3400 or community@rdapeel.org.au

Ø Beyond Gardens Team – Presented by Austin Cove

This FREE workshop is brought to you by Austin Cove in partnership with the Water Corporation.

Learn about garden design, nutrients, choosing the right plants for your garden and more

. Places are limited and filling fast so register now!

Date: Wednesday, 2 November Time: 6.30pm – 9.30pm

Cost: Free (light refreshments will be served)

Location: Austin Cove Baptist College, Inlet Boulevard, South Yunderup

Register: Phone 1300 369 833 or online at www.beyondgardens.com.au

More info: see attached flyer

Aboriginal “Culturally Speaking” Workshop – CSD Network/Kim Bridge & Assoc.

At this two day workshop you will gain a broader and deeper understanding of the key issues involved in collaboration with Aboriginal people and communities, and identify some of the keys to effective communication and partnership.

This course promotes effective communication across cultures, breaks downs perceived barriers, builds trust between individuals and organisations, and strengthens relationships.

Date: Thursday, 17th & Friday 18th November 2011

Time: 8.45am (for 9am start) – 4.30pm

Cost: $695.00 per person (including GST, course materials, light refreshments and lunch)

Location: The Tamala Room, West Australian Ecology Centre, 165 Perry Lakes Dr, Floreat

Register: http://www.jotform.com/form/12470616398 or any queries email v.leach@curtin.edu.au or phone 0401 953 908 More info: see attached flyer Ø

2011 Peel Volunteer of the Year Award – PVRC/City of Mandurah/Alcoa Nominations are invited from communities in the Shires of Serpentine-Jarrahdale, Boddington, Waroona, Murray and the City of Mandurah for the 2011 Peel Volunteer of the Year Award.

Self nominations are not accepted and nominees must not have been nominated in the 2010 Peel Volunteer of the Year Awards.

All nominees will be invited to the Awards Breakfast to be held on Monday, 5 December 2011.

Please note the decision of the judges will be final and no correspondence will be entered into by the PVRC.

Nominees must have been involved in volunteering for the equivalent of at least 100 hours over the past 12 months for a not-for-profit organisation, be over the age of 15 years and no more than 3 nominees per organisation can be submitted.

Close date: 4.00pm Monday, 31 October 2011

Nomination: Complete the attached form and submit with a current photo of nominee More info: Contact Vicki Pollard on 9581 1187 or email manager@peelvolunteer.org.au

Ø Tools4good – Project Australia This is a great community development internet resource produced by Project Australia .

Ø Peel Youth Services – Open Day Head along to Peel Youth Services “Open Day” to see what they offer the Community!

See attached flyer for details and RSVP information.

Date: Thursday, 17th November 2011

Time: 11.00am to 2.00pm (light food and refreshment provided)

Location: Lot 41 (432) Lakes Road East, Mandurah RSVP: 29th October 2011

Regards

 

Tracey

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