Kiwani trustee bent on service

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By Kath Gannaway Warburton community worker Peter Kimberley is well known in the Upper Yarra for his work as chair of the Warburton and Upper Yarra Bendigo Community Bank branches, but his voluntary work doesn’t stop there. Mr Kimberley has been elected to the Board of Trustees of world-wide service club Kiwanis International. Kiwanis started in America in 1915 and …

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Meet our Scholarship recipients – Ms Talitha Boone

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Ms Talitha Boone – Bachelor of Outdoor Education at La Trobe University (Bendigo) With a background in volunteering, missionary and humanitarian work, Talitha and her family worked internationally before settling in Warburton more than 10 years ago. Talitha has been an exemplary student achieving outstanding results at the Mountain District Christian School. Her passion for the environment has led her to …

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Meet our Scholarship recipients – Miss Mary McIntosh

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Miss Mary McIntosh – Bachelor of Education – Primary and Secondary Health and Physical Education – Monash University (Peninsula campus) Mary has just completed her schooling at Upper Yarra Secondary College where she has been an inspiring College Captain and leader within her school community. She has lived in East Warburton since she was three years of age and has wanted …

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Meet our Scholarship recipients – Sebastian Northey

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Mr Sebastian Northey – Diploma of Digital Interactive Media, RMIT (Melbourne) Homeschooling and distance education have provided Sebastian with the time and space to pursue his love for art. Honing his skills in drawing through his studies in Visual art, Sebastian now has the passion and drive to establish a career in the field and is particularly interested in Interactive …

Announcing Scholarships 2017

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All three candidates will be setting off for their first year at university with the financial support from the Warburton and Yarra Junction Community Bank® branches and we’d like to take this opportunity to congratulate them and wish them well. These young people will be studying: Miss Mary McIntosh – Bachelor of Education – Primary and Secondary Health and Physical …

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Defibrillators for the Wesburn-Millgrove Fire Brigade

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Wesburn-MIllgrove Fire Brigade President and ex Captain Brian Halit popped into the Warburton Branch today to say thanks to Dan and the team for the sponsorship of two defibrillators in the latest round of sponsorship. Brian has been a fire fighter for more than 55 years in the Yarra Valley and is an asset to the community. One defibrillator will …

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Moving up with the new Community Bank Bus

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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

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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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ABC EMERGENCY Radio –putting safety first with Sponsorship $20,000

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The Warburton Emergency Planning Group (WEPG) formed in 2012 to provide a direct link for Warburton residents across the range of emergency services we rely on every day. The WEPG volunteers have already have several successes and the most recent one is set to improve radio reception, particularly in out-of-range areas. The Community FM re-broadcast radio solution involves the installation …

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Local Life issue 8 is out today!

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Our new issue of Local Life is fresh off the press and available today! Read about the latest projects we have sponsored and what they mean for you personally and for our community! From improving communications in times of emergency, to celebrating the 50th anniversary of our local preschool, improving information resources about out local trails to recapping our annual photo …