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 …

Chelsea Neale – Geoff Vickers Youth Scholarship recipient

Lindy Schneider Sponsorships, Youth

Please join us in congratulating Chelsea Neale who has been awarded a Geoff Vickers Youth Scholarship for 2020. Chelsea, from Powelltown, will be studying a Diploma of Community Services at Box Hill TAFE and has a keen interest in fostering community and metal health. Chelsea has been an active member of the Yarra Junction Netball Club, achieving ‘Volunteer of the …

Indiya Bosen – Geoff Vickers Youth Scholarship recipient

Lindy Schneider Sponsorships, Youth

CONGRATULATIONS TO INDIYA BOSEN, one of this year’s proud recipients of the Geoff Vickers Youth Scholarship award. Indiya wrote: “Ever since I was in primary school, I have wanted to be a doctor. I knew it would not be easy to get into this field but I have worked hard right throughout my schooling and I am very happy and …

Community Sponsorship program – closing soon

Lindy Schneider Events, News, Sponsorships

Warburton and Yarra Junction Community Banks are committed to supporting the local Community and one of our initiatives is our Community Sponsorship program. SINCE OPENING OUR DOORS IN 2000, WE HAVE SUPPORTED MORE THAN 200 COMMUNITY GROUPS, ORGANISATIONS AND PROJECTS WITH SPONSORSHIP FUNDING AMOUNTING TO MORE THAN 4.0 MILLION DOLLARS. A cornerstone of the Community Bank model is the sharing …

Local Life Issue 16 now available.

Lindy Schneider Sponsorships

We’re pleased to share our latest issue of Local Life with you. We value the work that goes on behind the scenes to make our communities thrive. Click the link to read all about the our upcoming 20th anniversary since the Warburton branch first opened, and all the ways the Sponsorship program resources lasting and important change in our day-to-day …

Local Life 15 launches today!

Lindy Schneider Local Life, News, Sponsorships

We’re pleased to share our latest issue of Local Life with you today. We value the work that goes on behind the scenes to make our communities thrive. Click the link to read all about the River Folk Festival, successful sponsorship recipients five years on and more!

Free Running Martial Arts – creativity, discipline and physical expression

Lindy Schneider Sponsorships

Free Running Martial Arts is a new program that encourages creative physical expression by bringing together the discipline of martial arts and the physicality of free running, with a focus on strength and conditioning. While there are many youth focused activities available through local sporting clubs and theatre groups, the lack of activities outside those areas was a gap that …

Tracking the trails for the future

Lindy Schneider Sponsorships

The Yarra Ranges Mountain Bikers (YRMTB) is a mountain bike club that is dedicated to expanding mountain biking in the Yarra Valley. With more than 75 financial members ands 1,800 online followers they are a respected club and advocacy group. YRMTB work respectfully with land managers and local authorities to develop and maintain approved trail infrastructure and provide social ride …

Connecting community stories

Lindy Schneider Sponsorships

Our Sponsorships program is the way our community lets us know the priorities they have for projects, services and activities they’d most like supported. Every quarter, we review and allocate thousands of dollars to your Sponsorship requests and it all adds up. In fact, almost $4 million has been invested in our community and we know this has many positive …

Local Life issue 12 is here now!

Lindy Schneider Local Life, Sponsorships

Our latest issue of Local Life is now available. You can pick up your copy from either our Yarra Junction or Warburton branches or download a copy of our online edition here. Read about our latest round of Sponsorship recipients and the great projects they will be bringing to you community.