Kananook Primary School Chook House and Fencing Project

Frankston North Rotary were approached in mid 2019 to assist in building with parents and teachers a Chook House and Fencing (fox proof) of the area at Kananook Primary School, project proceeded with an MOU as a shared project with the school, an application for a $2000 district Grant has been applied for and granted.

The area will be maintained by Students and Parents with rosters being set up for maintenance and the daily release of chooks from the hen house and the return to house at night. It will be educational for the students learning about how to care and handle for chooks, as well as being used as a petting area for students with some seats being installed.

Many working bees were held over a 2 month period, including teachers, parents and students to clear the area, install Chook House, fences and fox proofing, grand opening was held at school on 13th December 2019,Cutting of ribbon done by FNR President David and Kananook PS School Council President Jim.

Community Raffle 2019

The Community Raffle 2019 was completed and drawn on Wednesday 29 May by Tanya Wilkinson from HelloWorld Travel. This year, there were 60 clubs and groups participating, which was up on last year.  This year 47,850 tickets issued, and 30,225 sold. Sales represent 63% of tickets issued. This good effort by all concerned means that after expenses a dividend of $1.50 was paid out.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions the Community Raffle for 2020 has been extended as follows:

  • The close date of the raffle 7 April 2021;
  • Draw date of the raffle 28 April 2021; and
  • Publication date of winner(s) name(s) 1 May 2021