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Greater support for Tamworth swimming

A funding boost from Greater Bank’s #GreaterNewEngland Community Funding Program will assist Tamworth City Swimming Club in providing a fun social atmosphere, as well as training the next generation of competitive swimmers.

Based at Tamworth Olympic Pool, the club took out the public vote and major prize of $3000 for the March round of the funding program.

Tamworth City Swimming Club Vice President, Alban Bunnemeyer, said the club has a proud history and operates to promote water safety, encourages fitness, and delivers health benefits that can last a lifetime.

“The club has been part of the Tamworth community for 80 years and has a strong band of volunteers who work together to make the club great,” Alban said.

We are a family-oriented club that focuses on the development of our swimmers while promoting healthy exercise, water safety and fun.

“We are committed to provide an environment that develops and encourages a love for swimming regardless of age or ability.

“The Greater Bank funding will provide a real boost to the club, with the money to go towards learn to swim equipment and training resources that will benefit all our swimming groups.”

Alban Bunnemeyer, Tamworth City Swimming Club Vice President

The #GreaterNewEngland Community Funding Program runners up for March, Australian Air League Tamworth Squadron and Lake Keepit Family Fishing Club, both received $1,000.

Greater New England Regional Sales Manager, Will Boyd, said swimming is an ideal activity for people of all ages.

“Whether you’re a young up and coming swimmer with dreams of representing Australia at the Olympics or you enjoy swimming for recreation or fitness, the benefits are many,” Will said.

“Greater Bank is a strong supporter of community sport and Tamworth City Swimming Club is an ideal recipient of our community funding program.”

Voting in the April round of the #GreaterNewEngland Community Funding Program opens from 9.00am Monday April 4, with Somerton Public School P&C (Tamworth), Gunnedah Motoring Enthusiasts and Container of Dreams (Armidale) in the running for a share of $5,000 in monthly funding.

The public can vote online at until 5:00pm, Wednesday April 27, 2022.

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