Leopold Tennis Club was a major winner out of this weeks State Budget being served up $1 million dollars for a major upgrade of the popular club.
The funding will be used to provide the club with a major refurbishment of their clubrooms, including much needed modern toilet and change room facilities.
Member for Bellarine Lisa Neville in welcoming the announcement said that the Leopold Tennis Club had been an integral and important part of the community for more than 100 years and this funding will secure its future for decades to come.
With now over 100 club members, and many of them juniors, the club continues to go from strength to strength despite the current conditions of its facilities, Ms Neville said.
As such, I was pleased to work with the club in securing this State Budget funding, Ms Neville added.
I congratulate the Leopold Tennis Club , especially its stalwarts like Joan Colgrave, who has been tireless in her advocacy for the club over many years, Ms Neville said.
The club can now look forward to the upgrade works soon commencing and in the not too distant future enjoying the first class facilities they deserve, Ms Neville concluded.