Kimberley Fell attends virtual trade fair organised by DKA – including Bell’s Milk Bar and BH Gourmet Products
Kimberley Fell attends thank you morning tea for Great Broken Hill Reunion sponsors
Mervin Jarman visit for I Street Lab (partially funded by BHCF)
Teleconference held Thursday 21st July
New Foundation website started with Josh Cowdrey
Kimberley Fell attended Community Foundation Forum in Byron Bay – Vince Gauci attended and spoke with Dona Graham re: Bequest Program
Kimberley Fell attended EDC program with regards to apprenticeships in Broken Hill
Teleconference held Thursday 4th August
Max Potential Show Case event – sponsorship from Foundation acknowledged
Foundation and EDC sponsored “Small Business September Breakfast” featuring Josh Cowdrey speaking on Social Media
Kimberley Fell attends AGM for Broken Hill Chamber of Commerce
Initial talks with Skills Centre regarding their closure and gifting of assets to Foundation
Filming of Foundation TV Ad
Kimberley Fell & Karren Howe attend premiere of Pro Talent workshop short film
Foundation represented at Sister City Function hosted by BHCC
Workshop held Sunday 11th September
AGM held Monday 12th September
Board Meeting held Monday 12th September – $5,000 in funding approved
Bequest Sub-committee meetings weekly to progress with program
Foundation represented at the opening of the Gary Radford Pavilion – presented with appreciation plaque
Bequest poster photo shoot held on Sunday in Argent Street
EDC Presentation – “How to apply to the Foundation”
Teleconference held Thursday 6th October – $2,500 in funding approved
Website progress meeting
Kimberley Fell attends official opening of Local Talk Office in Exchange Arcade
Mini Prospectus mailed out to community
Foundation representatives attend Robin Sellick Book Launch
BDT double page advert printed
Foundation TV ad starts to appear
Bequest program Launched
Attended ‘Give a Local a Go’ customer service awards
Workshop held Sunday 27th November
Board Meeting held Monday 28th November – $7,515 in funding approved
Patton Village Christmas Party
Represented Foundation at John Williams Xmas Party
Attended RDA Christmas function
Teleconference held Thursday 15th December
School Vouchers supplied through FRRR were a great success again this year with the total number of vouchers the Foundation has handed out totaling $127,000. This year Kimberley Fell attended the Lifeline office to see how proceedings went and gauge response from public directly.
Teleconference held Thursday 19th January
The Foundation mailed out newsletter to all previous contributors. New 4 page format allowed for more information to be passed on.
Workshop held Sunday 19th February
Board Meeting held Monday 20th February – $30,960 in funding approved (included $25,000 bank guarantee to AV)
Kimberley Fell judge for the Lions – ‘Youth of the Year’
Attended ‘International Women’s Day’ Breakfast
Attended workshop run by RDA – ‘How to make a good committee member’ conducted by Sallie Saunders
New Website underway with completion in sight
Foundation information displays placed in Credit Union Office
Teleconference held Thursday 15th March – $ 2,591 in funding approved
Teleconference held Thursday 27th March
BDT begins to place “Could you join the Gold Friends” adverts weekly…to date no direct response received.
Foundation attended and manned display booth at this year’s ‘Energy & Mining’ Symposium.
Kimberley Fell and Bill McLeod attend a meeting of the Broken Hill Contribution Fund Inc and speak with the Board on becoming a Gold Friend of the Foundation. This proved successful, with a subsequent commitment of $25,000 over 5 years to the Capital Fund.
Teleconference held Thursday 10th May
Teleconference held Thursday 17th May
Broken Hill Skills Centre closes at the end of month with both clearing sales going well – but no sale of the properties which are signed over to the Foundation at the end of the month. One final gesture to the community by Skills Centre is to fund the cost of a shower at the North Aquatic Centre valued ($30,000), and a remaining cash donation to the Foundation of $74,459.70.
The NSW Trade & Investment Office (Robert Sidford) closed its doors this month with the positions being fulfilled from the Dubbo office from now on. Meeting with Barry Alston (from Dubbo office) on 14/06/12.
Workshop held Sunday 24th June – Strategic Business Plan review
Board Meeting held Monday 25th June – $12,200 in funding approved