CMOC-Northparkes Mines (Northparkes) has announced the successful recipients of round one of its Community Investment Program.
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The program has two rounds annually, with $40,000 donated each round.
Since its inception, over $760,000 has been invested in the Parkes and Forbes shires.
"To achieve our vision of 'A century of mining together', we invest in the future of our community through meaningful partnerships," Northparkes Managing Director Hubert Lehman said.
"The Community Investment Program has been one of the successful programs we have used to support the sustainability of the Parkes and Forbes shires.
"Despite the COVID-19 health pandemic, we want to ensure we are still able to support our local community through this investment program."
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The successful applicants for round one included:
"Congratulations to the successful recipients and thank you to everyone who took the time to apply," Mr Lehman said.
"It is always a very challenging task for the committee to select the successful recipients when there are so many quality applications."
The Community Investment Program has an independent committee, made up of local community members of Parkes and Forbes to review the applications and allocate the available funding.
This involves ensuring the applications meet the economic, social, environmental, cultural, recreational and educational needs of the local communities.
In addition to the Community Investment Program, Northparkes have committed to a number of long-term community partnerships.
Northparkes has a long history of investing in the future of the community Mr Lehman said.
Round two of the Community Investment Program is now open, visit www.northparkes.com to apply. For more information, please contact Ali Standen on 02 6861 3621 or email@example.com.
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