ReTurning the Waterwheel

Lindy Schneider Sponsorships, UYCE

ReTurning the Waterwheel   How UYCE led the reanimation of a town’s centerpiece When the Waterwheel complex was put out for tender a few years ago, it faced an uncertain future. A team of local people, led by Upper Yarra Community Enterprise (UYCE), facilitated a vision that returned this iconic landmark to the community, so it could be used to …

Catprint Theatre – a group of Top Girls

Lindy Schneider Local Life, Sponsorships, UYCE

Catprint Theatre – a group of Top Girls Sponsorship has helped Catprint Theatre, a local adult theatre company, establish a reputation for quality stage productions that give everyone in the community a chance to shine. Their second Theatre Shorts program featured eleven short plays from local writers, actors and directors and a third event is planned for November. Claire Bamford, …

The Wesley Melba Men’s Shed snags $3856

Lindy Schneider Media, Sponsorships

The Wesley Melba Men’s Shed snags $3856 Upper Yarra residents can look forward to some up-market sausage sizzles at the Warburton Men’s Shed from now on. The shed is about to purchase a new barbeque so they can get out into the community and over a snag –with or without onions – talk to people about what the shed has …

Mange Management funds save wombat’s lives

Lindy Schneider Media, Sponsorships, UYCE

Mange Management funds save wombat’s lives Ice-cream lids and high-tech motion-sensitive cameras may seem an unlikely team, but it’s a combination that’s making incredible inroads into ridding wombats of the painful, life-threatening scourge of mange. Jenny Mattingly from wildlife organisation Mange Management Inc met up with Warburton resident Ian Maberly and Upper Yarra Community Enterprise chairman Peter Kimberley last week …

CFA training gets them ‘Fire Fit’

Lindy Schneider Local Life, Media, Sponsorships, UYCE

  CFA training gets them ‘Fire Fit’   Our devoted CFA members are getting ‘Fire Fit’ with twice weekly training sessions being run by David Hoffman from the Yarra Centre and courtesy of a $5863 Community Bank® sponsorship. Crews from Warburton, Reefton, Yarra Junction and Wesburn-Millgrove have been taking to the aqueduct on a Sunday morning to walk, run or …

Nordic Festival receives sponsorship

Lindy Schneider Events, Local Life, Sponsorships, UYCE

Nordic Festival receives sponsorship Upper Yarra Community Enterprise is proud to sponsor the Nordic Festival in Warburton as part of our community partnerships and funding program. The Nordic Festival, held on 18 and 19 May 2013, is an annual event that showcases the beauty of the township of Warburton. With broad appeal to a wide variety of people, the festival …