Seven clubs have received grants in the latest round of the Sports Grants Funding Program of CMOC-Northparkes Mines and Parkes Shire Council. The successful applicants are: Parkes Gun Club $6,205.23 to build three trap house layout tracks; Parkes Horse and Pony Club $6,996 to provide an enclosed pony arena with soft sand; Parkes Hotel
Football Club $599 for portable training goals; Parkes Marist Junior Rugby League Football Club $2,815.30 for pads, tackle bags and padded hit shields; Parkes Railway Bowling Club $1,750 for seven new scoreboards; Parkes Senior Cricket $1,200 for 12 cricket helmets; Parkes Tennis Club $3,125 to sponsor participants in a three day coaching clinic; and Trundle Central School $6,000 for high jump mats and poles. Total amount of grants $28,690.53.
The next round opens in December with $25,000 available for sports related projects.