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Whitsunday Regional Council today resolved to provide $1,500 in funding to the BowenQueensland Police Citizens Youth Welfare Association’s (PCYC) RUBY Crew.
Mayor Jenny Whitney said the funding is to allow all 18 members of the crew to attend theQPCYWA Youth Management Team of the Year awards to be held in Woolloongabba on13thSeptember 2014.
“The RUBY Crew have been nominated for the QPCYWA Youth Management Team of theYear due to their continual hard work and dedication to the wider community, and are hoping totake out the title for the third year running,” she said.
“We hope with this donation of $1,500, the RUBY crew will now be able to attend the awards inBrisbane.
“The RUBY Crew have been fundraising for a number of weeks and will continue to do so to meet the estimated $5,000 in costs to attend the event.
“RUBY Crew are a dedicated group of 12 to 18 year olds with a passion for supporting youthactivities in Bowen, Council wishes them the best of luck for the awards,” she said.
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