Warburton Community Bank® celebrates 15 years of community service

Lindy Schneider Events, Local Life, News, UYCE

Warburton Community Bank® celebrates 15 years of community service Upper Yarra, Tuesday 25 February 2015: The Warburton Community Bank® Branch reaches a wonderful milestone of fifteen years of operations on 25 February 2015. Happy Birthday! One of only twenty Community Bank branches in Australia at the time, the Warburton Community Bank branch model of doing business was an innovative solution …

Our Calendar – a gift for 2015 available now

Lindy Schneider Events, News, UYCE

 Our Calendar – a gift for 2015 available now Just arrived!! Our wonderful new ‘My Place My Community’ 2015 calendar has just landed at our Warburton and Yarra Junction branches. Pop in and see us for your complimentary copy! Ros (showing the cover with winning photo by Ivan Gaal), Julie and Kate (showing Jim Lumsden-Keys winning photo as Warburton Branch …

Winners announced! Photos of moments in time

Lindy Schneider Events, News, UYCE

Winners announced! Photos of moments in time We had a fabulous night last night announcing the winners of our ‘Upper Yarra – My Place, My Community’ photo competition. Congratulations to all the winners – the photos are truly diverse reflection of the talents and beauty of our valley, capturing a real theme of ‘moments in time’ in our history. Our youngest …

Warburton wins Branch of the Year

Lindy Schneider Events, Media, News, UYCE

Warburton wins Branch of the Year Here they are! The wonderful team from the BRANCH of THE YEAR for the region. Our Warburton branch was awarded this honour during the week and we couldn’t be prouder. Pictured L to R is branch manager Darren Pennington, Wendy Roy, Kate Ford and Julie Clerke. Missing from the photo is Ros Caneva (on …

Handmade for Business

Lindy Schneider Events, Local Life, News, UYCE

Handmade for Business  Warburton Valley Handmade has celebrated its first year of operation and more than $30,000 in sales. Located in the Waterwheel complex, Handmade is one of several unique sustainable businesses that seeks to support local artists, craft makers and the local economy. A joint initiative with the Community Bank, the Waterwheel precinct is a central point of connection …

Pay it forward

Lindy Schneider Events, Media, News, Youth

Pay it forward The Warburton-Millgrove Football Club used their Bali end-of-season players trip to pay forward the benefits of sponsorship to a local orphanage. The fifteen YVMDFL players took 25 footballs, pumps and carry bags with them to donate to an orphanage that provides a home for 68 Balinese street kids, and while they were there enjoyed a game of …

Wesburn under cover

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Wesburn under cover What a great day we had at the opening of the Wesburn Primary School Sports and Outdoor Education Facility on Monday. Sponsorship funding made this project possible and judging by the children’s response it’s a very welcome addition to the school that enables year round outdoor activity regardless of the weather.  Thanks to the Wesburn school community …

Mosaic magic at Warburton Primary School

Lindy Schneider Events, Local Life, Sponsorships

Mosaic magic at Warburton Primary School What a proud day it was for the children, staff and families of Warburton Primary School yesterday when the mosaic project, led by our wonderful local artist Sioux Dollman, was unveiled! Congratulations to all the children for their amazing work on the project this term on a piece of art that really matters, and will …

Warburton – Up and Running

Lindy Schneider Events, News

Warburton – Up and Running We are proud sponsors of the 2014 Warburton Up and Running event.  What better place to run or walk than Warburton surrounded by mountains, by the river and among the trees? Time to start training – Feb 23 is coming quickly. Well done to the organisers! For more info or to register: https://regonline.activeeurope.com/builder/site/Default.aspx?EventID=1328017 Download POSTER