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 – 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 …

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 …

Congratulations to Reagan Charlton Smith – Recipient Youth Initiative Award 2019

Lindy Schneider News, Uncategorized, UYCE, Youth

The winner of Ian De La Rue Youth Initiative Award 2019 is Raegan Charlton Smith pictured here with Elizabeth Fox, UYCE Board Member. The Award was presented at the Upper Yarra Community Enterprise Annual General Meeting in November 2019. Reagan was nominated by Jennifer Storey. Reagan Charlton Smith is on a mission to break down the barriers between young people …

Youth Foundation supports new program in the valley

Lindy Schneider News, Youth

Youth Foundation supports programs that have a specific impact for young people in the Upper Yarra Valley. Aleksei Bondarenko-Edwards, in partnership with the Rotary Club of Upper Yarra recently accepted funding from the Warburton and Yarra Junction Community Bank branches for a community services program aimed at addressing some of the key challenges faced by young people in the valley …

Scholarship 2016 – Meet Brigid Peeler

Lindy Schneider News, Youth

Diploma of Specialist Makeup Services at Victoria University Brigid has been involved in local theatre productions for many years, both through her school and in local theatre company MISFIT.  She has performed and written material for screen and stage and loves all the behind-the-scenes elements involved in a production, especially costume and make up, which has inspired her choice of …

Scholarship 2016 – Meet Zak Gilsenan

Lindy Schneider News, Youth

Scholarship 2016 – Meet Zak Gilsenan from Big Pats Creek Bachelor of Global Studies/Commerce degree at Australian Catholic University Zak is enrolling in a double degree as a stepping stone to a career in business. He has enjoyed being part of school productions and has been awarded for his academic achievements at school. He has particularly enjoyed taking part in …