20 Years in 2020

Lindy Schneider News

Here’s to the next 20 years! It’s hard to believe our birthday festivities are now over. It was a wonderful week shared with our community and a real testament to the the achievements of the people of the Upper Yarra Valley. Together we have done an amazing job creating the type of community we love to live in.  “We would …

Piggy visits

Lindy Schneider News

Not sure who is more excited – Ros to meet our mascot Piggy OR Piggy to meet our lovely Ros! Piggy has made the big trip to celebrate with us today on our 20th birthday in Warburton (and 12th birthday at Yarra Junction)  AND acknowledge our wonderful Ros Caneva who is also celebrating 20 years as a team member at …

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 …

Saturday Closures – Effective immediately

Lindy Schneider News, UYCE

UPDATE COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Bendigo Bank Warburton & Yarra Junction. In our attempt to minimise potential exposure to COVID-19, our Business has made the difficult decision to close our Warburton & Yarra Junction branches on Saturday mornings effective immediately, until further notice.   Our Branches will remain open Monday to Friday and we sincerely apologise for any inconvenience that may be caused …

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 …

Shop local at the Warburton Valley Annual Night Market – 6 December

Lindy Schneider Events, News

Warburton’s very own Handmade Night Market will be on again on Friday 6 December at the iconic Waterwheel on the Main Street. The Night Market is a fabulous opportunity to find and purchase some really local, really handmade, really lovely gifts for Christmas, and support a thriving local crafts industry that is unique to the Upper Yarra Valley region. All …

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 …

Our 2020 Community Bank Calendar is now available

Lindy Schneider Local Life, News, Uncategorized

The Warburton and Yarra Junction Community Bank branches exclusive 2020 Community Bank Calendar is now available for pickup from either of our branches. The Calendar features the twelve winning photographs from the recent ‘My Place, My Community’ competition and exhibition with Judges Choice Ryan Tews’ stunning photo ‘The Snowy Beginnings of Cement Creek’ on the cover. People think it is …