Warburton wins Branch of the Year

Lindy Schneider Events, Media, News, UYCE

Warburton wins Branch of the Year Here they are! The wonderful team from the BRANCH of THE YEAR for the region. Our Warburton branch was awarded this honour during the week and we couldn’t be prouder. Pictured L to R is branch manager Darren Pennington, Wendy Roy, Kate Ford and Julie Clerke. Missing from the photo is Ros Caneva (on …

Handmade for Business

Lindy Schneider Events, Local Life, News, UYCE

Handmade for Business  Warburton Valley Handmade has celebrated its first year of operation and more than $30,000 in sales. Located in the Waterwheel complex, Handmade is one of several unique sustainable businesses that seeks to support local artists, craft makers and the local economy. A joint initiative with the Community Bank, the Waterwheel precinct is a central point of connection …

Pay it forward

Lindy Schneider Events, Media, News, Youth

Pay it forward The Warburton-Millgrove Football Club used their Bali end-of-season players trip to pay forward the benefits of sponsorship to a local orphanage. The fifteen YVMDFL players took 25 footballs, pumps and carry bags with them to donate to an orphanage that provides a home for 68 Balinese street kids, and while they were there enjoyed a game of …

Wesburn under cover

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Wesburn under cover What a great day we had at the opening of the Wesburn Primary School Sports and Outdoor Education Facility on Monday. Sponsorship funding made this project possible and judging by the children’s response it’s a very welcome addition to the school that enables year round outdoor activity regardless of the weather.  Thanks to the Wesburn school community …

Mosaic magic at Warburton Primary School

Lindy Schneider Events, Local Life, Sponsorships

Mosaic magic at Warburton Primary School What a proud day it was for the children, staff and families of Warburton Primary School yesterday when the mosaic project, led by our wonderful local artist Sioux Dollman, was unveiled! Congratulations to all the children for their amazing work on the project this term on a piece of art that really matters, and will …

Warburton – Up and Running

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Warburton – Up and Running We are proud sponsors of the 2014 Warburton Up and Running event.  What better place to run or walk than Warburton surrounded by mountains, by the river and among the trees? Time to start training – Feb 23 is coming quickly. Well done to the organisers! For more info or to register: https://regonline.activeeurope.com/builder/site/Default.aspx?EventID=1328017 Download POSTER

Photovoice Exhibition- extended dates and new venues

Lindy Schneider Events, News, Uncategorized, Youth

Photovoice Exhibition- extended dates and new venues The ‘Photovoice’ exhibition ‘Life through our eyes’ by our community’s VCAL students has been so well received that it will be showcased at several other venues in the valley. Currently on display at the Yarra Junction Family Centre (corner Hoddle St) until December 2, the exhibition will then move to the Artisan’s Gallery, …

Quarterly Crafternoons and International Crochet Day

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Quarterly Crafternoons and International Crochet Day Auspiced by the Warburton Advancement League, these crafty gatherings are a wonderful way for community members young and old to connect, share skills and create crochet and other crafty items. Le Valk, one of the organisers, started Quarterly Crafternoons last year at the Upper Yarra Arts Centre and gets 50 locals regularly to the …

Visage 2013 locals painting locals

Lindy Schneider Events, Sponsorships, UYCE

Visage 2013 locals painting locals One of the premier art prizes in the region, Visage features portraits of people who live, work or play in the Yarra Valley. Now in its fourth year, Visage provides a chance for everyone to participate in this increasingly popular exhibition. The Warburton and Yarra Junction Community Banks provide sponsorship funding for this event, and …