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2017 Mulgrave Country Club Scholarship Awards

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Mulgrave Country Club Scholarships 2017 Awards

Congratulations to all the recipients of the 2017 Mulgrave Country Club Scholarship Award. Thirteen Year 11 students going into Year 12 from thirteen schools in our local community were each presented with a $2,000 cheque.

The Hon. Daniel Andrews Premier of Victoria together with Club President Leon Ross presented the awards at a ceremony held at the Mulgrave Country Club on October 27.

Since its inception in 2001 the Club has given away $276,900 through this program.

Mulgrave Country Club Scholarships 2016

What a terrific night held by Mulgrave Country Club with $34,000 in donated to local students and schools as a part of the ongoing scholarship program.

Thanks to State Premier Daniel Andrews for helping deliver the wonderful news to worthy recipients.

Community Clubs Victoria's Leon Wiegard and Neill Murray supported the night, along with board members and local dignitaries.

Now in it's 16th year, twelve schools in the local area are awarded a $2,000 scholarship. The recipients are from Caulfield Grammar, Rowville Secondary College, Brentwood Secondary College, Wellington Secondary College, Mazenod College, Wheelers Hill Secondary College, Carwatha College, Glen Waverley Secondary College, Wesley College, Avila College, Nazareth College and Glenallen School.

Since inception (2001) the scheme has delivered a total amount of $251,000 and typifies our commitment to the community which continues to increase as the club expands and grows.

The scholarship is awarded to a worthy year 11 student entering year 12 studies. The criteria for the chosen recipient is not purely based on academic or sporting ability, but also financial hardship, personal sacrifice, citizenship and potential leadership.

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Michael Cole, Principal of Glenallen School with President Leon Ross

Mulgrave Country Club Scholarships 2015

In October we again presented scholarships to year 11 students from 12 secondary colleges in our area (photo at top of page). Each scholarship is for $2,000 and is to assist with the students progression to year 12. We started this scheme in 2001 with 8 schools and each student receiving $1,000. To date the total of this scheme amounts to $225,000 (Leon Ross, Dec. 2015 newsletter).


Mulgrave Country Club recently donated $15,000 to the Cerebral Palsy Education Centre.



The Club continues to support individuals, charities, sporting clubs and schools in the local area. Since the last newsletter we have donated various amounts to the following recipients totalling almost $43,000:
Waverley Benevolent Society, Lysterfield Junior Football Club, Mazenod Panthers Football Club, Waverley Little Athletics, Mt Waverley Cricket Club, Lions Club of Wheelers Hill, Make a Wish Foundation, Wavecare, Eastern Suburbs Combined Clubs Darts League, Jells Park Primary School, Mulgrave Girl Guides, Syndal Baton Twirlers, Glen Waverley Hawks Cricket Club, Monash Cricket Club, Glen Waverley Cricket Club, Lyndale Soccer Club, Northvale Netball Club, Notting Hill Brandon Park Cricket Club, Australian Red Cross, Box Hill Reporter District Cricket Umpires Association, Softball Victoria, Special Olympics Australia, Max Goldsmith and Irene Defesa.

JUNE 2017:

Since our last newsletter ‘Your Club’ has donated and sponsored almost $72,000 to the following recipients:
Darren Chan, Michelle Kennedy, Angela Jeffrey, South Belgrave Football Club, Waverley Park Hawks Junior Football Club, National Serviceman’s Association of Australia, Jells Park Primary School, Alex Kirchner, Fred Hollows Foundation, Monash IVF, Waverley Benevolent Society, Wavecare, Glenallen School, Narre North Foxes Football Club, Upper Ferntree Gully Football Club, Squash and Racquetball Victoria, Lighthouse Foundation, Cerebral Palsy Education Centre, Rotary, Alexander Gilbert, Waverley City Archers, Probus Club of Wheelers Hill, Mazenod Old Collegians Cricket Club, St Pauls Cricket Club, Monash Gully Masters Group, Alissa Kinkela, Mulgrave Cricket Club and Dingley Football Netball Club.
One of our donations to Glenallen School enabled the purchase of two new bikes especially made for their special needs children at a cost of approximately $3,500 each. Here you can see Grace enjoying the experience of riding on the new bikes.

MARCH 2017:

Since our last newsletter ‘Your Club’ has donated over $68,000 to the following recipients in our community:
Waverley Benevolent Society, Jane McGrath Foundation, Brandon Heights Softball Club, Eastern Devils Football Club, Narre Warren Football Netball Club, St Justin’s Netball Club, St John’s Old Collegian Football Club, Springvale City Football Club, Immune Deficiencies Foundation, Special Children’s Christmas Party, Wavecare, Jells Park Primary School, Leukaemia Foundation, 3rd Mulgrave Scout Group, Western Bulldogs East West Club, Wheelers Hill Primary School, Waverley Blues Football Club, Mulgrave Football Club, Eastern Lions Soccer Club, Sandown Cobras Football Netball Club, Brentwood Secondary College, Capes 4 Kids, Greater Dandenong Warriors Hockey Club, Knox United Soccer Club, Oakleigh Chargers Football Club, Springvale Football Club, Waverley Park Hawks Junior Football Club Auskick Centre, Sandown Cobras All Abilities Sports and Glen Waverley Hawks Football Club.


Since the last newsletter we have donated various amounts to the following recipients totalling almost $81,000: Waverley Benevolent Society, Cerebral Palsy Education Centre, Jared Reynolds, Melbourne Blues Sports Club, Monash Cricket Club, Salesian Old Boys Cricket Club, Georgia Reynolds, Ronald McDonald House Monash, Glenallen School, Avila College, Brentwood SC, Carwatha College, Caulfield Grammar, Glen Waverley SC, Mazenod College, Nazareth College, Rowville SC, Wellington SC, Wesley College, Wheelers Hill SC, Silverton Primary School, Monash Tigers Cricket Club, Rowville Netball Club, Notting Hill Brandon Park Cricket Club, Christmas Party for Special Children, Disability Sport & Recreation and Wavecare.


Since the last newsletter we have donated various amounts to the following recipients totaling over $30,000: Waverley Benevolent Society, AFL Coaches Association, Mazenod Old Collegians Cricket Club, Northvale Netball Club, St Pauls Cricket Club, Mulgrave Junior Cricket Club, Australian Red Cross Glen Waverley Unit, Paige Crane, Waverley Little Athletics, Wavecare, Eastern Suburbs Combined Darts League, Forest Hill Cricket Club, Glen Waverley Cricket Club, Glen Waverley Hawks Cricket Club, Glen Waverley Rovers Junior Football Club, Silverton Cricket Club, Alissa Kinkela, Susan Dean, Richard Young & MS and Victorian Titans Softball Club.

Mulgrave Country Club, partners with Make-A-Wish®

OCTOBER, 2017: The partnership, initiated with Clubs Australia nationally, saw proceeds from every main meal sold across the month of August generate more than $3,200 for Make-A-Wish. Mulgrave Country Club is pleased with the result of the 4-week campaign which ran this winter and eager to continue its support in 2018. Since 1985, Make-A-Wish has made the wishes of more than 8,500 seriously-ill children come true.
Visit the Make-A-Wish® website for more information.

Mulgrave Country Club, partners with Make-A-Wish®

Ladies Bowls Pink Ribbon Day

DECEMBER, 2016: The Happy Day (1st Sunday each month) numbers have continued with both greens full (approx 96). This month was “Pink Ribbon Day” and is a highlight of the Happy Day Calendar. The Club matches the amount raised dollar for dollar and this means $3,500 will be donated to the Jane McGrath Foundation.

Glenallen School Supporters and Volunteers:

Charlie & Emanuel singingDECEMBER, 2015:

On Tuesday the 1st of December Leon Ross and myself were invited and attended the Glenallen School supporters and volunteers luncheon. The School choir did a wonderful job performing a few songs and then we were treated to a couple of solo performances. Charlie performed with the music teacher Daniel and Emanuel with his teacher Mary. These children are very special as is everyone who works or donates their time to assist with the day to day running of the school. Leon and I left feeling very humble and appreciative at being invited to such an amazing school. If anyone has any hours to volunteer I’m sure the school would be very pleased to hear from you (Kerry Scarlett, Dec. 2015 newsletter).

Waverley Benevolent Society volunteers

"We provide food, emergency relief and support programs to people in need. We are a partner agency of Foodbank, and we strive to meet the immediate needs of families and individuals to receive adequate daily nutrition. We deliver food and interact socially with the community which helps to fundamentally improve the lives of people experiencing hardship."

The Waverley Benevolent Society is truly a worthy recipient with our donation increasing from $2,000 a month to $3,000 a month. The Society itself is run by a wonderful group of volunteers who enjoyed a Christmas get together at our Club which was funded by the Club. They thoroughly enjoyed the day and are so pleased to receive our ongoing support, for without it The Waverley Benevolent Society would most certainly seize to exist. The staff and board at the Club are busy donating dry goods, personal hygiene products and Christmas food items for the Society to distribute during the two weeks leading up to Christmas and for that I thank them (Kerry Scarlett, Dec. 2015 newsletter).

Waverley Benevolent Society

Waverley Benevolent SocietyNOVEMBER 2014:

The club has now become involved with the Waverley Benevolent Society (more info). The Society was established in the local Waverley community in 1970, providing direct food assistance and supermarket vouchers to people in need. This organisation is staffed by volunteers and works out of two very small rooms supplied rent free by the Monash Council. They supply and distribute dry and frozen goods only to the needy and troubled in our community. The board has supplied the society with an initial donation of $5,000 and will contribute $2,000 per month to the organisation to assist them with the purchase of the food and vouchers desperately needed to continue their good work. Our staff and board members have been contributing tinned and dry goods to help the society. Should any club member like to contribute such items they can do so by dropping them off at reception and we will ensure that they get to the society.

Get involved:

Waverley Benevolent Society
6 Holskamp Street, Mount Waverley VIC 3149
Phone: 03 9807 0698

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