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Warburton – all (hydro) powered up

Lindy Schneider Local Life, News

Warburton is leading the way in community-owned renewable energy generation. The Warburton Community Hydro Electricity project hopes to secure funding through the State Government’s New Energy Jobs Fund. An official announcement is expected to be made within the coming month. For the Warburton community, this project will represent a new era in sustainability, generating enough electricity to power around 150 …

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Local Life Digital – doing our bit

Lindy Schneider News

Love Local Life but would refer to minimise your eco-footprint and receive it via email instead of hard copy? Simply join our mailing list and we will send you the latest release on the day it’s launched. You’ll be first to know about the great things happening in your community and reduce waste at the same time. Let’s do our …

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SAVING A TOWN’S CENTREPIECE

Lindy Schneider News

When the Waterwheel complex was put up for tender five years ago, it faced an uncertain future. A team of local people, led by Upper Yarra Community Enterprise (UYCE), facilitated a vision and returned this iconic landmark to the community. Today the Waterwheel complex consists of the Visitor Information Centre, Handmade artisan shop, the Waterwheel Art Gallery and the Indoor …

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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, …

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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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Community Resources – New hi-vis vests for free hire

Lindy Schneider News

We have added Community Bank branded hi-vis vests to our range of items that can be borrowed for your sponsored event or activity. Great for marshalling or to provide high visibility to ensure the safety of your staff or volunteers, these vests come in a range of sizes and can be borrowed from the Warburton branch. There are 20 vests …

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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 …