February 13, 2015

VICHEALTH BOWLING UP A HEALTHY COMMUNITY IN BALLAN

State Member for Buninyong, Geoff Howard today celebrated funding of $2,710 awarded to Ballan Bowling Club in round one of VicHealth’s Active Club Grants program.

“VicHealth is committed to promoting good health in our community and preventing chronic disease,” Mr Howard said.

“Preventative health is the key to living a healthy and happy life, with regular physical activity one of the most effective ways to achieving a healthy lifestyle.

“VicHealth’s Active Club Grants recognise the important role local clubs play in increasing physical activity and helping communities stay connected.

“This funding will enable the club to purchase new equipment including mats, bowls and jacks.

“Ballan Bowling Club encourages participants of all ages to stay active, go outdoors and have fun.”

For more information, go to www.vichealth.vic.gov.au/activeclub