Are you one of our new Board Members?

Lindy Schneider News, UYCE

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST Want to contribute more to our community? Become a board member for the Upper Yarra Community Enterprise (UYCE) UYCE is recruiting several new board members. Desirable key competencies include: formal board training or previous experience in finance, governance, audit, commercial business insight and community capacity building. If you are community minded, have a close connection to the …

Where does the money come from?

Lindy Schneider Local Life, News, UYCE

We always talk about ‘where the money goes’ in terms of the sponsorships that are given to our community, so the question of how we are able to do this year after year is an important one. In the same way as a regular bank, your Community Bank offers products and services with the goal of being a profitable business. …

Our women walking to end cancer

Lindy Schneider Local Life, News, UYCE

A big shout out to our director Joy, and team members Julie and Wendy who together are ‘Know NO Limits’ a team participating in the upcoming “Weekend to end women’s cancers’. These wonderful women are raising money by walking 60km over two days (16 and 17 April) and anyone who wants to support them can donate in just a couple …

Welcome our New Director Sarah Ward

Lindy Schneider News, UYCE

  Welcome to our newest Board member Sarah Ward, who joined our Board in October 2015. She lives locally and is a well known face in theatre and youth circles in the Valley. Sarah is a Program Coordinator with Active8 (Interchange Outer East), the owner of  Woori Yallock-based business A2Z Costume Hire, a Disability Support Worker and Recreation Leader, and …

Recognition of Outstanding Community Leadership to Brendon Murphy for his Video on Domestic Violence

Lindy Schneider News, UYCE, Youth

Recognition of Outstanding Community Leadership to Brendon Murphy Upper Yarra, Thursday 22 October, 2015: Warburton and Yarra Junction Community Bank branches – Recognition of Outstanding Community Leadership for Yarra Junction based Brendon Murphy to be announced at our AGM on 28 October 2015.   When Brendon Murphy, 34, from the Warburton Millgrove Football and Netball Club saw on the TV …

Annual Report 2015 now online

Lindy Schneider News, UYCE

Annual Report 2015 now ONLINE We’ve just published our 2015 Annual Report online for your easy access. Click the link to view or download. Shareholders will receive their hard copy Annual Report in the mail early next week.

Dividend Announcement for Shareholders

Lindy Schneider News, UYCE

Dividend Announcement for Shareholders We are pleased to announce a fully franked dividend of six cents per share. Payment will be made to Shareholders on 15 October 2015. (Ex-Dividend date is 28 September. Books Close or Record Date is 5 October 2015)

Photo Competition Winners just 24 hours away!

Lindy Schneider Events, News, UYCE

Photo Competition Winners just 24 hours away! In a little over 24 hours the big announcement of the winners our ‘My Place, My Community’ photo competition will be announced. (see here for more details) Can you join us at our event tomorrow night (Wednesday 26 August) at the Upper Yarra Arts Centre from 7pm? Its a free event and the entire …

Our award winning Yarra Junction branch!

Lindy Schneider News, UYCE

Our award winning Yarra Junction branch! We are so proud of our wonderful branch manager Adam Whitworth and his team at the Yarra Junction branch today! Last night, at our Bendigo Bank regional awards, they received the annual award for ‘Lending growth’ for the entire region! Well done everyone. Pic L to R Lisa, Wendy, Sharon, Emily and Julie (and …

Mountain Bike trail ‘absolutely amazing for our town’

Lindy Schneider Local Life, News, UYCE

  Mountain Bike trail ‘absolutely amazing for our town’ – In The Age today! Warburton would become one of Australia’s premier locations for mountain bike riding under a plan to make nearly 100 kilometres of new bike trails in the bush near the town. The local council is seeking $3 million from the state government towards the project, which would …