Community groups took home $6,500 after successfully pitching their ideas to the Board of the Bendigo Community Bank, Canungra & District.
The evening was like a Theatresports event with some very imaginative skits performed.
C&K Community Kindergarten and Mountain Mates got the children involved and were happy to go home with grant money for art lessons by Kate Kinsela (C&K) and a new oven (Mountain Mates).
John King reprised his role of wannabe carols singer, ‘Wazza’ for the St Luke’s Church pitch and was rewarded with $500 towards the running of their carols night.
Canungra Men’s Shed received $1,500 for office equipment.
Canungra Bowls Club and the Miniature Goat Breeder’s Association pitched for marquees to be used at their events.
Bank Chairperson, Janine Rockliff congratulated the groups on their successful pitches.
“The Bank and Board are proud to support local groups through these partnerships.”
“The pitch night has become a great networking event where community groups get to tell their story and also raise awareness of how they support the community.”
“Remember by banking with your local community bank, you are supporting nights like these and your community,” she said.