Two million ways to help a community grow

Lindy Schneider Local Life, Media, News, UYCE

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 …

Calendar photo competition and exhibition

Lindy Schneider Events, UYCE

Calendar photo competition and exhibition   Upper Yarra – My Place, My Community Our 2nd year for this event was again extremely successful and many people submitted fantastic photographs of aspects of our community. Congratulations to the winners this year! Judges Choice  Winter Solstice Gathering – Paul Colcheedas People’s Choice  Jetty in need of TLC – Robyn Emonson Director’s Choice  …

‘My Place, My Community’ photo exhibition and calendar

Lindy Schneider Events, News, UYCE

‘My Place, My Community’ photo exhibition and calendar An exhibition of photographic entries for the Calendar Photo competition held by the Warburton and Yarra Junction Community Bank branches. Twelve winning entries will be used to create the Upper Yarra – My Place, My community 2014 Calendar. Now in its second year the Upper Yarra – My Place, My Community 2014 …

Warburton’s Nordic celebration

Lindy Schneider Local Life, News

Warburton’s Nordic celebration Return of the Vikings For one weekend in May, Warburton is overrun with Vikings. Now in its third year, the Nordic Festival, a not-for-profit cultural celebration of all things Scandanavian, is hosted by Warburton and is a unique national event that brings tourists to the region and the Viking out in the locals. Organiser Leila Myllmymäli-Hay says, …