Face2Face portrait exhibition brings personality to main street

Lindy Schneider News

PORTRAITS ADORN SHOP FRONTS By Jesse Graham PAINTED portraits from Upper Yarra artists are currently hanging in shopfronts around Warburton as part of a street exhibition running until 23 November. The Face2Face exhibition, organised by the Upper Yarra Community Enterprise (UYCE), features 24 portraits of Upper Yarra residents, painted by Upper Yarra residents, hanging in shopfronts around Warburton. UYCE community …

Two million ways to help a community grow

Lindy Schneider Local Life, Media, News, UYCE

Two million ways to help a community grow In June the Warburton and Yarra Junction Community Bank® branches, which are community owned banks operated under franchise by the Upper Yarra Community Enterprise, provided its two millionth sponsorship dollar to the people of the Upper Yarra. Since 2000, the enterprising community bank has contributed to many events, organisations, clubs and projects …

Warburton’s Nordic celebration

Lindy Schneider Local Life, News

Warburton’s Nordic celebration Return of the Vikings For one weekend in May, Warburton is overrun with Vikings. Now in its third year, the Nordic Festival, a not-for-profit cultural celebration of all things Scandanavian, is hosted by Warburton and is a unique national event that brings tourists to the region and the Viking out in the locals. Organiser Leila Myllmymäli-Hay says, …