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The Luminosity concept is just one of the lucky recipients of the Sally Foundation Grants. Here, students from Anson St School get into the lantern making spirit assisted by Tafe Students

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ANSON STREET SCHOOL STUDENTS SHINE IN LUMINOSITY LANTERN MAKING WORKSHOPS

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Students at Anson St School had the opportunity to participate in Luminosity lantern making workshops when Tafe Certificate 3 Community Services Students visited the school recently. The Tafe students guided Anson Street

THE SALLY FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES THE RECIPIENTS OF FINANCIAL GRANTS TO SUPPORT PROJECTS MAKING A BIG DIFFERENCE IN OUR LOCAL COMMUNITY.

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n Wednesday 9th November, the Sally Foundation held a very special function at the Community Information and Services Centre in Orange, to announce the recipients of financial grants for local worthwhile causes. Sally Foundation is a Private Ancillary Fund established by Mike and Geraldine Roche, named after Geraldine’s maternal grandmother,

which stands by the motto “we invest in your future”. 7 grants were announced on the special night. The recipients are: Bounce After Dark; Harmony Day Soccer; Peer Skills Leadership Program; Bowen Community Technology Centre; Calare Public School’s installation of a Greenhouse in Stephanie Alexander Garden, with the involvement of TAFE students; Orange Fibre Artist Group,

and; Luminosity 2017. There has also been an unexpected 8th grant recipient, which Mike and Geraldine stumbled across after reading a story in Orange City Life. Mike said: “We read a story about the Women’s shed in OCL, and were struck by the real need this project was trying to meet. We liked the fact that the initiative had already begun locally, and could see how it might be expanded. Sally Foundation is

focussed on helping the Orange community, and what better way?” Established in February 2015, the Women’s Shed provides activities and workshops on trades based activities for women. Wangarang has provided a permanent workplace for their regular activities, erecting a large shed space. The Sally Foundation funds will contribute towards further work required on the premises, including installation

Senior class in the art of lantern making and the wonderfully colourful results will be showcased at the final Luminosity event on November 25. Luminosity has been providing people of all abilities the opportunity to perform and create together and will culminate in a magical evening at the Orange Botanic Gardens on Friday November 25.

of a septic system, toilets and basins, as well as enclosing the entire shed. All recipients are very appreciative of the Sally Foundation’s Support. **Wangarang Industries are searching for further community support towards the Women’s Shed facility upgrade, through donation of materials and labour from trade professionals. If you are able to support this community project, please contact Wangarang on 02 6365 6500.

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