The Lions Club of Gatton has received a boost to continue its work in the local community after receiving a Commonwealth Volunteer Grant.
Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz congratulated the Lions Club of Gatton, which is among 39 community organisations to share in $151,101 under the Volunteer Grants Program.
The Lions Club of Gatton received $5,000 for landscaping and gardening equipment, outdoor furniture, storage and power and construction tools.
President Marjory Johansen said the money would support the work the Club does to help the local community.
“Our priority is giving back to the community, if we can help someone we will, no matter how big or small the job,” Mrs Johansen said.
“We’re a small club but we’re always busy and we serve our local community in whatever way we can.”
Mr Buchholz thanked the Lions Club of Gatton for their work in the community.
“The work these men and women humbly go about doing makes a real difference in the community and I’m so glad we as a government can help boost the capacity of our local volunteers through this grant,” Mr Buchholz said.
“Without our local volunteers many of our local services would cease to exist, they are invaluable members of our community.”
“I thank the Lions Club of Gatton for their continuing commitment and service to our community.”