July 2010– June 2011 Year In Review

JULY 2010

  • Teleconference held Thursday 29th July 2010

AUGUST 2010

  • Kimberley Fell & Paul Edwards attended Community Foundation Forum in Melbourne
  • Polymetals White Dam Project  commits $8,000 to Capital Fund
  • Workshop held in Broken Hill on Sunday 15th August 2010
  • Dinner -Sunday 15th August  2010 at Demo Club to engage with local business owners
  • Meeting held in Broken Hill on Monday 16th August 2010
  • Annual General Meeting held Monday 16th August 2010
  • The Foundation lost one of its Board Members with the passing of Ken Boyle.
  • 4 projects approved totalling $27,650

SEPTEMBER 2010

  • Teleconference held Thursday 16th September 2010
  • Lynch Family (in memory of their Parents)  commits $25,000 to Capital Fund
  • Broken Hill Community Credit Union continues support to Foundation (total commitment $25,000) and becomes the 1st “Gold Broken Hill Business Friend”

OCTOBER 2010

  • Teleconference held Friday 29th October 2010
  • Shannon Electrics commits $25,000 to fund as the 2nd “Gold Broken Hill Business Friend”
  • Local Branch of CFMEU commits $30,000 to Capital Fund as “Zinc Mining Friend”

NOVEMBER 2010

  • Workshop held in Broken Hill on Sunday 14th November 2010
  • Breakfast -Monday 15th November 2010 at Demo Club to engage local business owners
  • Meeting held in Broken Hill on Monday 15th November 2010
  • 8 projects approved totalling $29,800

DECEMBER 2010

  • Teleconference held Thursday 16th December 2010
  • Perilya Ltd commits $125,000 to fund and joins ranks of other “Gold Mining Friends”

JANUARY 2011

  • Teleconference held Thursday 27th January 2011
  • Back to School Voucher Grant received for $20,000 (450 x $50 vouchers)
  • Kim attends Tibooburra School of the Air to hand out “Back to School” vouchers.

FEBRUARY 2011

  • Workshop held in Broken Hill on Sunday 13th February 2011
  • Local Capital Raising Campaign Action Plan is launched
  • Breakfast & Lunch held Monday 14th February 2011 at Royal Exchange Hotel to engage with local business owners and Service Clubs
  • Meeting held in Broken Hill on Monday 14th February 2011
  • Kevin Taylor joined Board of Directors
  • 4 projects approved totalling $24,285

MARCH 2011

  • Teleconference held on Thursday 31st March 2011
  • Bill McLeod speaks at the Lions Club monthly meeting about Foundation
  • Lions Club commit another $5,000 to Fund becoming 1st Local Service Club to “Zinc BH Business Friend”
  • The Foundation lost one of its long standing Board Members with the passing of Bill O’Neil.  Paul Edwards and Kimberley Fell (on behalf of the Foundation) attended Bill’s funeral.

APRIL 2011

  • Teleconference held on Friday 29th April 2011

MAY 2011

  • Paul Edwards and Kimberley Fell attend Resources & Energy Symposium held in Broken Hill.  Paul is a guest speaker for the Foundation with a presentation titled “Preparing for Divorce during the Honeymoon”.
  • The Foundation conducts an awareness stall at the Symposium.

JUNE 2011

  • Plaza Awareness Stall held over 2 days to create awareness of Foundation
  • Kimberley Fell makes EDC presentation on “How to apply to the Foundation for funding”
  • Workshop held in Broken Hill on Sunday 19th June 2011
  • Breakfast & Lunch held Monday 20th June 2011 at Demo Club to engage with local business owners and Service Clubs
  • Meeting held in Broken Hill on Monday 20th June 2011
  • Paul Keady joined Board of Directors
  • 1 project approved totalling $10,000