Goodna club can bank on support
BANK of Queensland Goodna is helping the local community bounce back from the floods with a grant to the Goodna and Districts Rugby League Football Club through its Rebuilding Communities Program.
BOQ Goodna owner/managers Neville and Lynne Kerr said they were delighted to help the local footy club.
“The Goodna and Districts Rugby League Football Club is a vital part of our local community, it’s an institution in the area, and that’s why we wanted to do something for them,” Neville said.
“So to help out, we’ve donated $3500 to the club, which will go towards a large industrial fridge, which means the canteen can re-open and can start generating revenue at games again.
“I think it’s really good for the community, particularly the young club members, to get the club back into action as soon as possible because it provides a great outlet for excess energy and a good social scene for the members.”
Lynne agreed. “I’m so thrilled we can make a real difference and help get life back to normal in our community,” she said.
“Over the past 14 years, the local community has supported our bank branch and we’re glad that we have the opportunity to support them now, when they need it most.”
Goodna and Districts Rugby League Football Club president Gary Parker was appreciative of Bank of Queensland Goodna’s donation.
“BOQ Goodna has been a tremendous support,” Parker said.
“We have to start from scratch after losing everything in the floods and this donation will help us get back up and running.”
BOQ launched its Rebuilding Communities Program last month to help many of the communities impacted by the floods. BOQ is donating $285,000 across a number of sporting groups, charities and community groups in affected areas. This is in addition to the Bank’s $250,000 donation to the Premier’s Disaster Relief Appeal.
BOQ has made its branch network available for donations to the Premier’s Disaster Relief Appeal. Donations can be made in person at any BOQ branch.