THIS YEAR Hydro Tasmania’s annual Community Grant Program has awarded two of its grants to services in Meander Valley.
Mole Creek Opportunity Shop will use its grant to fund maintenance and revival work to extend being a community focal point beyond its three decades, giving volunteers, averaging an age of 80, heating for the first time.
Deloraine House will assist “Harvest Helpers” maintain its programme of preventing excess fruit wastage through preservation for use in an emergency, as food for people in need, or as catering at community get-togethers with its grant.
Applications for Hydro Tasmania’s 2019 Community Grant Program open in February. For more information, visit www.hydro. com.au/community/community- grants.