Minister Marais to present funding to West Coast sport development and museums
MEDIA ALERT: MINISTER MARAIS TO PRESENT FUNDING TO SPORT DEVELOPMENT AND MUSEUMS IN WEST COAST
On 17 April 2019, Minister Anroux Marais will present the budgeted appropriation to the sport council and affiliated museums in the West Coast District Municipality.
To financially support the 11 sport federations in the West Coast through transformation, development and capacity building programmes, the sport council will receive R530 000 and R265 000 for major events in the district.
Our Department also provides affiliated province-aided and local museums with annual subsidies and grant-in-aid payments.
This funding is part of our ongoing efforts to promote, transform and highlight the crucial role heritage and museums play in our communities.
A total of R284 866 will be presented to the following museums to create public awareness around our affiliated museums, and to continue the work of preservation, research, education and promotion of museum collections in their care:
Wheat Industry Museum
Jan Dankaert Museum
SA Fisheries Museum
ALL MEDIA ARE INVITED TO ATTEND
Date: Wednesday, 17 April 2019
Venue: Moorreesburg Town Hall
There will be opportunities for photographs and interviews.
Spokesperson for the Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais
083 504 1171