The Cummins & District Works Council will receive $ 5,000 in council funding to build a new visitor information display.
The committee’s community project manager Adriana Salas said she hopes to complete the exhibit after years of delay.
“Due to the renewed interest of local volunteers and the recent increase in the number of intra and interstate visitors over the past three years, the need for a centralized information space, accessible 24/7 , is of utmost importance to our city, ”she said.
“The VID will serve as a major source of information for everything Cummins and the District has to offer, our history and resources for visitors and residents. “
$ 56,000 will be distributed to 11 community groups as part of the latest round of community project grants announced by the Lower Eyre Peninsula District Council.
The following organizations will receive part of the money allocated to finance the development or modernization of community facilities.
Other community projects receiving grants include:
– Cummins Bowling Club: $ 5,000 for an upgrade to the synthetic surface.
– Port Lincoln Pistol and Shooting Club: $ 6,627.56 for disabled access routes.
– Cummins School Chaplaincy Group: $ 5,000 to upgrade the outdoor area for preschoolers.
– Tulka Progress Association: $ 5,000 to build a facility at the Tulka reserve.
– Lower Eyre Coast Care Association: $ 13,990 for vegetation restoration and access management to Greenly Beach.
– Big Swamp Community Center: $ 4,800 for a storage facility.
The following organizations have been selected to receive a grant from the Community Halls Support Program 2021/2022:
– North Shields Soldiers Memorial Hall: $ 5,000 to replace the front porch.
– Edillilie Memorial Progress Association: $ 2,950 for repairs and maintenance of the hall.
– Coffin Bay Progress Association: $ 5,000 for repairs to the hall ceiling and roof.
– Coulta Memorial Hall Incorporated: $ 2,695 for two water tanks.
Cummins Mayor Jo-Anne Quigley congratulated all of the recipients.
“It was exciting to see a wide variety of sports, community and environmental organizations taking the initiative and being proactive in improving their field,” she said.