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Free Running Martial Arts – creativity, discipline and physical expression

Lindy Schneider Sponsorships

Free Running Martial Arts is a new program that encourages creative physical expression by bringing together the discipline of martial arts and the physicality of free running, with a focus on strength and conditioning. While there are many youth focused activities available through local sporting clubs and theatre groups, the lack of activities outside those areas was a gap that …

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Tracking the trails for the future

Lindy Schneider Sponsorships

The Yarra Ranges Mountain Bikers (YRMTB) is a mountain bike club that is dedicated to expanding mountain biking in the Yarra Valley. With more than 75 financial members ands 1,800 online followers they are a respected club and advocacy group. YRMTB work respectfully with land managers and local authorities to develop and maintain approved trail infrastructure and provide social ride …

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Connecting community stories

Lindy Schneider Sponsorships

Our Sponsorships program is the way our community lets us know the priorities they have for projects, services and activities they’d most like supported. Every quarter, we review and allocate thousands of dollars to your Sponsorship requests and it all adds up. In fact, almost $4 million has been invested in our community and we know this has many positive …

Local Life issue 12 is here now!

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Our latest issue of Local Life is now available. You can pick up your copy from either our Yarra Junction or Warburton branches or download a copy of our online edition here. Read about our latest round of Sponsorship recipients and the great projects they will be bringing to you community.

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Just launched Local Life issue 11

Lindy Schneider Local Life, Sponsorships

We’re pleased to share with you our latest issue of Local Life, which is full of great stories about the way Sponsorship helps all sorts of people and projects in our community. Pop into one of our branches to pick up a copy or click the link to read online or download. Thank you for supporting our community by banking …

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Futsal comes to the Valley

Lindy Schneider Sponsorships

Futsal, or indoor soccer, is a dynamic and well-loved sport that is now available at the Yarra Centre, Yarra Junction every Friday night between 8 pm and 9.30 pm. The goal is for this regular training night to be developed into a competition providing greater access for people in the Upper Yarra Valley. Futsal offers many benefits for health and …

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A Wellspring for Community Health

Lindy Schneider Sponsorships

The Wellspring is a community wellness collective that opened its doors at the end of July in the newly renovated ‘old CFA’ building on the main street of Warburton. It is a gathering space for cultivating growth, wellness and positive community that offers a range of services such as yoga, mindfulness, counselling, psychology, acupuncture, pregnancy and birthing support, and more. …

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Feed your Awesome

Lindy Schneider Sponsorships

In the first week of September, many health, education, community and fitness representatives from the Upper Yarra Valley will join together to present ‘Love your Body – Feed Your Awesome’ coinciding with Body Image & Eating Disorders Awareness Week, a ‘whole-of-community’ approach to promoting positive body image. During the week, attendees can enjoy a range of free seminars and workshops designed …

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Pony Club Victoria – Cross Country Course Sponsorship $10,000

Lindy Schneider Sponsorships

With more than 5300 members in Victoria, the Gladysdale-based site of Pony Club Victoria is a much loved and used facility for children and adults to grow in skills and confidence in horseriding and horse sports. The construction of a level 1 and 2 Cross Country Course will make this site the location for the State Championships and provide challenge …

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Being Seen and Heard: Boy to Man – a photographic series of our young men

Lindy Schneider Sponsorships

Local photographer Kate Baker is helping young men realise their voice and their value through a unique series of black and white portraits. The project, which features young men aged between 15 and 19 years of age from Upper Yarra Valley schools, sporting clubs, theatre groups and community groups, is highlighting the unique role young people play in our community, …