31 May 2013

Grant Helped Stephen Run in WA

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Mike recently visited the Ringwood Athletic Track and met with Local Sporting Champion Stephen Dang and his coach Peter Benifer. Stephen, who is 14, came 2nd in the 200m event at the National Junior Championships held in WA recently. Mike congratulated Stephen and presented him with a certificate of achievement following on from a $500 grant to assist him to travel to WA to compete.

The Local Sporting Champions program is an Australian Government initiative which provides funding assistance to young sportsmen and women who are participating in a state or national sporting competition. The Local Sporting Champions grant can contribute towards the cost of travel, accommodation, equipment and/or uniforms for the nominated sporting competition.

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