State Member for Scoresby, Kim Wells MP has announced a re-elected Coalition Government will commit $50,000 towards an upgrade of Exner Reserve, Scoresby. The funding will allow the Scoresby Football Club to make significant improvements to their home ground.
Kim Wells announced the $50,000 commitment to fund various upgrades of the ground facilities at Exner Reserve, if the Victorian Coalition Government is re-elected.
“This $50,000 election commitment will allow the Scoresby Football Club to install new goal posts and upgrade the coaches boxes, as well as a general upgrade of facilities. This funding will help the Scoresby Footy Club to complete some essential maintenance projects and help bring the existing facilities up to a better standard,” Mr Wells said.
“New goal posts & coaches’ facilities will help transform the Exner Reserve football ground into a more modern and functional sports facility,” Mr Wells said.
“Scoresby Football Club are working on a range of projects to improve the facilities at Exner Reserve, including a federally-funded project for new lights. For any local sports club, maintaining & improving the ovals, the facilities and the club room buildings is a major task,” Mr Wells said.
“This commitment from a re-elected Napthine Government will ensure that the facilities at Exner Reserve can be enjoyed by Scoresby footballers for many years to come,” Mr Wells said.
“Sport and recreation play a vital role in the Knox community. As a local MP, I am very pleased to make this election commitment to help local clubs develop better recreation facilities and provide more opportunities for local residents to play and enjoy sport,” Mr Wells said.
“I would also like to thank the Federal Member for Aston, Alan Tudge and Knox Council for their commitment in working with the Scoresby Football Club to improve the Club’s facilities,” Mr Wells said.
“The Napthine Coalition Government has demonstrated that it is committed to working with local councils, clubs and communities to develop good quality, local recreational facilities that bring more people together through sport,” Mr Wells said.