APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN FOR THE 2021 GEOFF VICKERS YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP

Lindy Schneider News, Youth

Do you know a young person heading to university or TAFE in 2021 who could use some help? Our 2021 Scholarship program is now open – an initiative of Upper Yarra Community Enterprise Ltd franchisee of Community Banks Warburton and Yarra Junction District. It aims to financially assist academically capable and committed students from the Upper Yarra region who have …

ANNOUNCEMENT – COMMUNITY CALENDAR 2021 (and Lions Club Christmas Cakes)

Lindy Schneider Community, News

HOT OFF THE PRESS! Andrew was the first to get his hands on our 2021 Community Calendar, waiting for the boxes to be opened when they arrived. The Calendars showcase the 12 winning entries from our annual Community Bank Photo Competition held earlier in the year. Based on the theme ‘Upper Yarra-My Place, My Community’ the photographic images are truly …

ANNOUNCEMENT – IAN DE LA RUE YOUTH INITIATIVE AWARD 2020

Lindy Schneider News, Youth

JOINT WINNERS! We are pleased to announce ‘JOINT WINNERS’ of the 2020 Ian De La Rue Youth Initiative Award. Our annual award for 2020 goes jointly to Ashlee Shotter and Jordynne Castleton, and they each receive $1,000. In the spirit of Ian De La Rue, who the award is named after, both have made outstanding positive contributions to the Community …

Nominations open for Youth Initiative Award

Lindy Schneider News, Youth

The Ian De La Rue Youth Initiative Award was first awarded in 2012 to honour the memory of the late Ian De La Rue OAM, first Chairman of the Warburton Community Bank and a member of the Steering Committee. Each year we seek to recognise, acknowledge and reward a young person who makes a positive contribution to their community. This …

Lara Bennett Just look up

Calendar Competition winners announced today!

Lindy Schneider News

Congratulations to all of our participants in the 2020/2021 9th Annual Calendar Competition, and thank you to all who visited our first ONLINE EXHIBITION and voted for their favourite Upper Yarra, My Place, My Community image. The votes have been counted and our People’s Choice Winner for 2020/2021 is Lara Bennett with her winning entry ‘Just Look Up’. (Today’s featured …

Meet our 2021 Calendar competition judges

Lindy Schneider News

We are delighted to announce our judges for this year’s Calendar Competition: Benno Poeder was born in the Netherlands. He studied art in Australia and moved to Warburton from Sydney, where he was an exhibiting photographer and teacher.Benno has had solo exhibitions here in the Yarra Valley of both his painting, graphic work and photo images. At the moment Benno is …

New Covid-19 pandemic support program launches

Lindy Schneider News, Sponsorships

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT– Upper Yarra Community Enterprise (UYCE) Community Sponsorship rounds for for the remainder of 2020 have been cancelled. However, UYCE is pleased to announce that it is offering a new COVID-19 pandemic support program from August 2020.  Community groups that are experiencing financial hardship and/or loss of an income source to continue their operations are invited to seek assistance …

UYCE Shareholder Information Bulletin May 2020

Lindy Schneider News, UYCE

We are pleased to provide you with an update on of the year’s activities to date and how we are performing.  Usually this would be in the form of a meeting, however due to the current pandemic we are not able to do so.  In lieu of the annual ‘in person’ Shareholder Information Session please refer to our Shareholder Information Bulletin May …