Nine MidCoast events receive funding

AT MidCoast Council’s October 26 meeting, Councillors endorsed $39,500 of event sponsorship under round two of the events and festivals sponsorship program.

A total of eight applications were assessed, with a total request value of $111,100.

The events sponsorship assessment panel of Cr Epov, Smith and Howard met and assessed the applications.

During this process a number of applications were assessed as not matching the objectives of the program.

A total of nine applications were successful in receiving funding, including:
● Taree and District Eisteddfod
● Lakeside Music Festival
● Envirofair
● Forster Race Week – three-day paddling competition
● The Viking Challenge soccer tournament
● Manning Valley Kart Club Tri-Class Series
● Tastefest on the Manning
● Twin Towns Tennis Tournament
● Manning Valley Family three day cycling tour

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