Mosaic magic at Warburton Primary School

UYCEEvents, Local Life, Sponsorships

Mosaic magic at Warburton Primary School What a proud day it was for the children, staff and families of Warburton Primary School yesterday when the mosaic project, led by our wonderful local artist Sioux Dollman, was unveiled! Congratulations to all the children for their amazing work on the project this term on a piece of art that really matters, and will …

Warburton – Up and Running

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Warburton – Up and Running We are proud sponsors of the 2014 Warburton Up and Running event.  What better place to run or walk than Warburton surrounded by mountains, by the river and among the trees? Time to start training – Feb 23 is coming quickly. Well done to the organisers! For more info or to register: https://regonline.activeeurope.com/builder/site/Default.aspx?EventID=1328017 Download POSTER

Photovoice Exhibition- extended dates and new venues

UYCEEvents, News, Uncategorized, Youth

Photovoice Exhibition- extended dates and new venues The ‘Photovoice’ exhibition ‘Life through our eyes’ by our community’s VCAL students has been so well received that it will be showcased at several other venues in the valley. Currently on display at the Yarra Junction Family Centre (corner Hoddle St) until December 2, the exhibition will then move to the Artisan’s Gallery, …

Call for applications – Scholarship 2014

UYCEMedia, 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 …

Skye Johnston receives Youth Initiative Award 2013

UYCENews, UYCE, Youth

Skye Johnston receives Youth Initiative Award 2013 It gives the UYCE Board great pleasure to announce the winner of the Ian De La Rue Youth Initiative Award for 2013. Our heartfelt congratulations go to Skye Johnston, who has been selected to receive this honour, which is given annually to an outstanding community member in our region aged between 15 and …

Supporting NSW communities under threat from bush fires

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Supporting NSW communities under threat from bush fires Our concern and support goes out to the communities currently threatened by bush fires in NSW. As we, in postcodes 3799 and 3797, approach the 5 year anniversary of Black Saturday we remember when we faced a similar situation and how much the support of other communities meant at the time, and …

Quarterly Crafternoons and International Crochet Day

UYCEEvents, Local Life, Sponsorships

Quarterly Crafternoons and International Crochet Day Auspiced by the Warburton Advancement League, these crafty gatherings are a wonderful way for community members young and old to connect, share skills and create crochet and other crafty items. Le Valk, one of the organisers, started Quarterly Crafternoons last year at the Upper Yarra Arts Centre and gets 50 locals regularly to the …

Visage 2013 locals painting locals

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Visage 2013 locals painting locals One of the premier art prizes in the region, Visage features portraits of people who live, work or play in the Yarra Valley. Now in its fourth year, Visage provides a chance for everyone to participate in this increasingly popular exhibition. The Warburton and Yarra Junction Community Banks provide sponsorship funding for this event, and …

ReTurning the Waterwheel

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ReTurning the Waterwheel   How UYCE led the reanimation of a town’s centerpiece When the Waterwheel complex was put out for tender a few years ago, it faced an uncertain future. A team of local people, led by Upper Yarra Community Enterprise (UYCE), facilitated a vision that returned this iconic landmark to the community, so it could be used to …

Two million ways to help a community grow

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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 …