Local bank branch and Rotary team up to donate to Havilah

Maryborough Rotaryʼs Meryl James, Maryborough Community Bank branch of Bendigo Bank senior customer service officer Nancye Hillier, senior branch manager Peta Dodson and Rotaryʼs Thea Allan with the planter boxes which were donated to Havilah last week.

Havilah on Palmerston residents can now look after and sell their own vegetables thanks to a local partnership.

Maryborough Rotary and Maryborough Community Bank branch of Bendigo Bank have teamed up to donate planter boxes to residents at Havilah on Palmerston, with a number of planters dedicated to vegetables.

Maryborough Rotary’s Meryl James said the project has been a long time coming and that the planters have been well received by residents.

“We (Rotary) spend a lot of time at the Havilah campus, we host our meetings there, and we wanted to do something to give back,” she said.

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