$50,000 for community groups

Community groups in the shire shared in close to $50,000 worth of grants during a special cheque presentation lrecently.

Dungog Mayor Tracy Norman, general manager Coralie Nichols and Managing Director of Hunter Water Corporation (HWC), Dr Jim Bentley presented the cheques to 21 organisations.

The successful applicants under the Love Water program were:

Dungog Shire Community Centre

Clarence Town Rugby League Football Club,

Dungog Shire Youth Service,

Glen William Public School

Dungog Community Preschool

Dungog Public School P and C.

Recipients of community grants were:

Bandon Grove School of Arts

Dungog Rotary Club

Dungog Common Trust

Wirragulla Polo Club

Boomerang Bags

Paterson School of Arts

Clarence Town Rural Fire Brigade

Wallarobba Hall

Dungog Gresford Land Beef group

Sculpture on the Farm

Clarence Town Progress Association

Dungog Shire events

Gresford Show Committee

Dungog Arts Foundation

Dungog District Neighbourcare.