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Ongoing Sponsorship – more than $125,000 back to the community

Lindy Schneider Sponsorships

In addition to our quarterly rounds of sponsorship, we also make significant contributions to our community via our annual ‘Ongoing Sponsorships’ program. This year we have provided funding in excess of $125,000 to 21 sporting clubs, schools and community organisations! So, if you or a family member goes to a local school, or plays any sport in the region they …

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Mower Purchase – keeping our towns tidy – Sponsorship $8748

Lindy Schneider Sponsorships

The gardens and roadside spaces of Millgrove and Yarra Junction are continually maintained by a small group of local volunteers who figure if they are going to get some exercise walking, they might as well provide a benefit to their community. Michael Corrie and Robert Bedggood, together with Millgrove Residents Action Group (MRAG), have had their job made a little …

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Saving our wildlife with school banking

Lindy Schneider News, Sponsorships

Wildlife warriors in the Upper Yarra Valley will have an extra incentive to save for the future with our new school banking program. When your child opens an account we will make a donation on their behalf to the Upper Yarra Wildlife Rescue Network, a local community organisation that rescues our precious sick and injured wildlife, just like Bob the …

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This weekend – Warburton Film Festival June16-18 Sponsorship $3000

Lindy Schneider Sponsorships

A fiesta of films awaits cinema lovers on the weekend of 16-18 June 2017 when the Warburton Film Festival celebrates its 34th year. Eight highly acclaimed contemporary feature films will be shown with drama, comedy and documentaries from five different countries. The Warburton Film Festival is the largest of its kind in regional Victoria and attracts locals and visitors alike. …

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From This Place – Inspiring Women Artists of the Upper Yarra Valley

Lindy Schneider Sponsorships

From This Place is a book and exhibition (launching 1 September at the Warburton Arts Centre) that celebrates fourteen local women artists. It is a collaboration between Angela Rivas, photographer, and Lindy Schneider, writer, that explores the story of each artist, and how a sense of place enlivens their work. The project is an inspiration for anyone seeking to develop …

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Recognising innovation at the Yarra Junction Women’s Football Club – Sponsorship $4000

Lindy Schneider Sponsorships

Women’s football has seen rapid growth in the past year. According to the AFL Victoria, more than 100 new female teams have been registered since 2015. The Yarra Valley has joined this fast growing sport with this year’s launch of its first women’s football club. Based in Yarra Junction, training nights (Mondays and Wednesdays from 5.30pm) are being attended by …

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Moving up with the new Community Bank Bus

Lindy Schneider Sponsorships

Our community is the proud owner of a new Community Bank Bus.  Available to local community groups, schools, sporting clubs and local people, the Community Bank Bus is a well established and much valued service that makes not only getting around town but also getting out of the valley more affordable and easy. The new Community Bank Bus seats 24 …

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Touring our town – Finding new ways to explore and stay healthy

Lindy Schneider Sponsorships

What makes a healthy, happy community? Great recreational opportunities, especially those for unstructured activities such as walking and cycling, are key to a ‘good life’ and the Upper Yarra Valley has much to offer its residents and visitors. In fact, in a recent survey, 97% of Yarra Valley people said that they had participated in walking on a monthly or …

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Warburton Preschool 50th Anniversary $4,200

Lindy Schneider Sponsorships

In 2017, the Warburton Preschool turns 50! To celebrate this milestone, staff and families will be engaging locals and visitors in a range of events including an exhibition at the Waterwheel, a mural commission, a presentation plaque, an historical publication and entertainment for children. Warburton Preschool is deeply embedded in the past, the present and the future of Warburton family life. Volunteers are welcome …

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Shade Sails for All Saints Kinder Yarra Junction$6,600

Lindy Schneider Sponsorships

All Saints Kinder, in response to increased requirements for outdoor playtime for their preschool children, have recently created a new sandpit area incorporating natural play resources such as rocks, wood, grass, shrubs and sand. Adequate shade will ensure all the children can safely play out of the elements, not just in summer but all year round, and will also ensure …