Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal Programs

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Back to School Vouchers

The EPCF for the 4th year participated in the Back to School Voucher Program which is coordinated by the Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal (FRRR) and funded by the Sidney Myer Fund and the Wyatt Benevolent Fund. Since 2009, eight hundred and forty, $50 Vouchers valued at $42,000 have been distributed to families across Eyre Peninsula.

The following schools were recipients of Back to School Vouchers in 2012:
– Ceduna Area School
– Cowell Area School
– Elliston Area School
– Kirton Point Primary School
– Koonibba Aboriginal School
– Lincoln Gardens Primary School
– Long Street Primary School
– Penong / Coorabie Primary School
– Poonindie Community School
– Port Lincoln Special School
– Tumby Bay Area School
– Whyalla Special School
– Whyalla Stuart Primary School


Smoky Bay Jetty

The Foundation facilitated the Smoky Bay Jetty Committee in obtaining an FRRR project fund account so they could receive tax deductable donations for their restoration project. 100 year celebrations including a reopening of the jetty took place on the 20th of April 2012.