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Springfield charity Westside Community Care has received a $35,000 grant as part of the state government's Gambling Community Benefit Fund.

Charity a lot cooler with grant funding

Daniel Bouwmeester February 8, 2024 2 min read

Springfield based not-for-profit charity Westside Community Care has received a grant valued at $35,000 as part of the state government’s Gambling Community Benefit Fund. The community outreach organisation, which runs a food bank at the Camira Springfield Community Centre, will use the funds to purchase a refrigerated vehicle. The Gambling Community Benefit Fund, a state…

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The Greater Springfield Rotary stepped up to assist families grappling with escalating costs of education at a recent back-to-school event.

Rotary helps ease back-to-school burden

Daniel Bouwmeester January 26, 2024 2 min read

In a display of community spirit, the Rotary Club is stepping up to assist local families grappling with escalating costs of education. The Greater Springfield Rotary Club teamed up to assist Westside Community Care with its “Back to School Pop-up Shop”, hosted on January 19 at the Camira Springfield Community Centre. The Pop-up Shop offered…

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BNI awards night winners posing with fellow members and chapter leaders, including franchise owner Leisa Gill and BNI Catalyst president Alexander Sparrow

Springfield businesses celebrate BNI success

Daniel Bouwmeester March 3, 2023 3 min read

Brisbane’s network of small businesses celebrated success at the ‘BNI One Brisbane Awards’ night last month, with several Springfield business owners recognised. On Friday, February 10, members of Springfield’s two local BNI (Business Network International) chapters met with their regional counterparts at The Greek Club in South Brisbane for an evening of great food –…

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Not forgetting the floods

Daniel Bouwmeester August 31, 2022 6 min read

Half a year has passed since the major flooding that ravaged Ipswich and surrounds. For many residents and workers in the Greater Springfield region who had to deal with its impact, it was yet another burden after years of the ongoing COVID crisis. Mayor Teresa Harding, in the immediate aftermath, captured the sentiment: “After the…

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