Two well-known Goulburn Valley charities and a new resource for the region’s youth have received a boost from a local youth music initiative.February 16, 2013 4:10am
SheppSounds project assistant Tony Mac, project director Kiel Egging, The Community Fund Goulburn Valley’s Lisa McKenzie, (front left) headspace Shepparton’s Caroline French, singer Stevie Renee and City of Greater Shepparton councillor Fern Summer.
Two well-known Goulburn Valley charities and a new resource for the region’s youth have received a boost from a local youth music initiative.
People Supporting People, The Community Fund Goulburn Valley and Shepparton’s new headspace centre each received $250 from the profits of last year’s SheppSounds.
The not-for-profit youth music initiative aims to give young musicians from the Goulburn Valley recording and live performance opportunities.
Last year’s initiative featured young songstresses Jorja Bromley, Charlotte Gemmill, Kate Hall, Stevie Renee and male hip-hop duo Young Ugees.
SheppSounds 2012 made an overall profit of just more than $1500, with half donated to the charities.
Project director Kiel Egging said the remaining funds would be used to establish an Artist Development Grant.
He said the performers, mentors, volunteers, sponsors and local music fans helped make SheppSounds 2012 a success.
‘‘To make a four-figure profit for the second year in a row is amazing, and we are stoked to again use these profits to assist People Supporting People and The Community Fund with the sensational work they do for less fortunate people in our community,’’ he said.
‘‘And given the themes which inspired last year’s group single Speak Up we are particularly excited to help Shepparton’s soon-to-open headspace centre in establishing such a vital mental health service for the region’s youth.’’
The SheppSounds 2012 compilation is available for download from iTunes.
Stanhope sealed its place in the finals and virtually crushed Murchison’s top-six hopes on Saturday.
Yarrawonga’s Bre Elliott played the most “consistent golf of her life” over three days to win the Fuccillo Kia Championship at Capital Hills by carding a 2-under 69 on the final day.
Heather Donaldson was re-elected president of Tatura Hospital Ladies Auxiliary at the annual general meeting on Thursday, which was attended by 33 people.
THE family of the 18-year-old Bendigo woman who went missing during a jog last week has issued a statement.
THE 2015 National Blood Donor Week festivities will make the Rochester region Victoria’s new red light district.
Community workshop to consider issues to help form Campaspe digital strategy
Heather Stamp brings a long experience of the Salvation Army to Seymour.
Berrigan Shire Council have approved a development application for six more independent living units to add to Berrigan’s Amaroo Self Care Unit block.
THEY may be a familiar sight across the Heathcote district, but some of the much-loved birds in the region are in decline.
Cobram District Health will farewell two of its dedicated board members with the resignations of president Jennie Gould and treasurer Rod McLeod.
Deniliquin and district boasted two major winners at the Australian Sheep and Wool Expo at Bendigo from July 17 to 19.
Riverine Plains is set to hold the first in its series of farm walks for the 2015 season as part of its research into stubble retained cropping systems.
The News magazines are online - read the high quality magazines in your time. Check in regularly for latest editions.
Riverine Herald's well regarded locally produced magazines. They're now online, so you can read them whenever and wherever you like.
Search for published and unpublished photos from McPherson Media Group newspapers and magazines. All our photos are available to purchase.
Place an advertisement in any one of McPherson Media Group's local newspapers.