Research Funding for Yarra Valley Community School

Lindy Schneider Media, News, Youth

    Research Funding for Yarra Valley Community School Congratulations to UYCH and Yarra Valley Community School which has just received funding to conduct a research project to identify ways to engage with vulnerable youth who are at risk of disengaging, specifically 12-15 year olds. It is to ensure this group continue to develop their education, social and emotional wellbeing …

Partners are listing on www.eventsvictoria.com

Lindy Schneider Events, Media, News

To all our sponsorship recipients, we want to do everything we can to help you get the most of your funding. For many of our partners, the opportunity to list your event for free on www.eventsvictoria.com is one of the most valuable 5 minutes of marketing activity you can do. Not only will this immediately give you exposure on the …

Community members cheered as the Great Steps of Warburton were officially opened

Lindy Schneider Local Life, Media, News

Community members cheered as the Great Steps of Warburton were officially opened.  125849 Picture: JESSE GRAHAM Source: Upper Yarra Mail see link  By JESSE GRAHAM VISITORS and residents alike will have another reason to step on up to Warburton, with a community mosaic project finished and officially unveiled last Friday. The Great Steps of Warburton mosaic project was officially opened …

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 …

A well-earned cuppa for Jan

Lindy Schneider Media, News, UYCE

A well-earned cuppa for Jan Bettess Wesburn cancer survivor Jan Bettess finished a sever-year fundraising campaign on a high list week hosting 120 guests to her final Biggest Morning Tea. Jan has raised $41,217.95 over the years for Cancer Council’s annual fundraiser. She was undergoing treatment for cancer in 2007 when a few friends joined her for the fist event. …

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

Lindy Schneider Events, Local Life, Media, Sponsorships, Youth

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 …

Call for applications – Scholarship 2014

Lindy Schneider Media, News, UYCE, Youth

Call for applications – Scholarship 2014 The Warburton and Yarra Junction Community Banks are committed to supporting youth through various initiatives, including our new annual scholarship program for youth in our community . Commencing this year, scholarships will be awarded to full-time first year undergraduates studying at an Australian university or college campus for the first time. Applications for the …

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 …