[First filed: Oct 19, 2010 @ 10:16]
‘ACT4GWS’, Canberra’s bid to partner with AFL’s newest franchise, Team GWS, is calling on the Canberra community for one last show of support as it looks to secure its target of 5,000 $50 pledges.
As of this morning, ‘ACT4GWS’ has secured 4,879 pledges with a small number of pledge books still to be returned.
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Should the ‘ACT4GWS’ campaign be successful, Canberra will secure:
- — 40 games of AFL over the next 10 years
— a board position for someone from Canberra on the GWS board
— continued investment in local talent academies
— the commitment to play in a Canberra jersey when the team plays in Manuka
— the establishment of a summer AFL training camp
— community camps
— the commitment to field a team in the Canberra competition for 2010
Pledges can be made at www.ACT4GWS.com.au
UPDATE: According to the site counter they’ve made it!
Possibly thanks to Alistair Coe signing up all the Liberal MLA’s.