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.
The Shepparton Biggest Ever Blokes Lunch committee will continue to fund the prostate cancer specialist nurse position at Goulburn Valley Health for the next four-and-a-half years.
Mulwala has overcome a sluggish first half to record an important victory beating Echuca United by 45 points on Saturday.
The brave and selfless women and men of our CFA brigades need our support like never before and I will stand with them all the way.
Moama netball coach Clare Shalders knows her side is up against it when it takes on Echuca United at home for the Three Jacks Trophy in round 12 Murray Netball League action tomorrow.
Avenel win easy
Berrigan Shire councillor Daryll Morris says he has been sickened by some of the vitriol and personal attacks to surface since the council’s proposal to redevelop Finley’s Memorial Hall and School of Arts site was revealed in October last year.
If you are in the mood for a warm treat next Friday and want to get involved in the recent push to aid struggling dairy farmers, then Ambience Bakery Cafe will have you covered.
Deniliquin’s Kayla Smith will travel to Canada on Wednesday to compete in two major athletics meets.
About 30 Murray Goulburn suppliers turned out to a Shepparton meeting last week with lawyers proposing legal action against the big processors.
The News magazines are online - read high quality magazines in your time. Check in regularly for the 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.