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First Sumner Siblings to receive Foundation Grants

For the first time in the Sumner Ferrymead Foundation’s 30 year history, two siblings were recipients of grants in the latest funding round. Gabriella and Jeremy Hawke, a promising ballet dancer and an aspiring surfer respectively, both received funds to support their respective careers.

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Recognising those who have flourished

Last year’s Year 8 students are making the transition to high school with excitement and a little bit of trepidation. Their parents are thinking about the transition too because it’s not an inexpensive exercise with need for new uniforms and new technology that the foundation is pleased to assist with.

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New Library Books for Redcliffs readers to enjoy

The Redcliffs and Heathcote Valley libraries were recent recipients of the Sumner Ferrymead Foundation grants programme, with funds provided for the new books. Both libraries provide a service to their local communities whilst operating independently of Christchurch City libraries.

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