Council commits $50,000

Matching funds granted if reserve committee can raise the same amount

ON BOARD: On Monday councillors announced their support for the project with a guarantee of a $50,000 matching grant in the 2017/18 council budget. Pictured are (from left) Peter Morley, Cr John Mason, Cr Kate Stothers, Mayor Amanda McClaren, Rob Asquith, Cr Alistair Thomson, Cr Mick Williams and Cr Deb Swan.

THE Friendlies Recreation Reserve Committee of Management has for years been tirelessly working towards the renovation of the Friendlies Society Oval in Euroa.
For the past three-and-a-half years the small group have lobbied various levels of government for their support, and in 2015 released a Friendlies Oval Master Plan at significant cost to their slim budget.
The plans reveal their intention to completely overhaul the current facilities; including a new playing surface complete with white-picket fence, clubrooms, and outdoor amenities that will make the venue a haven for sport and recreation.

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