Learning a thing or two

Our Autumn business breakfast attracted over 80 people, all of them keen to hear from David Robertson, Bendigo Bank’s head of Financial Markets and Business Finance. David spoke about the outlook for Australia’s economy and predictions for the year ahead. Our business breakfasts are a great opportunity for local business owners and operators to meet,…

Helping with the buildings and grounds

Company director Dick Menting and Balwyn Community Bank® branch manager, Jade, presented North Balwyn Cricket Club with a $3000 sponsorship cheque, to help the club maintain its buildings and grounds. Our Balwyn branch has been supporting the club since 2010, paying over $15,000 in sponsorships over that time.

Helping via the web

Interchange Inner East recently upgraded its website, making it easier for parents of a child with a disability to find out about the organisation and its services. The Canterbury Community Bank® branch contributed $1500 towards the project.

Doing it for the kids

On Good Friday every year, the Box Hill Miniature Steam Rail Society holds an open day to raise money for the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal. This year, they raised $6,104.95. The society has been running the open day since 1999, and so far they’ve raised $75,500. The railway is also open the third…

A home ground advantage

Whitehorse Pioneers Football Club celebrated its first home match of the season with a win against Chirnside Park. The Pioneers led all match, although Chirnside Park came within two goals at one point. But a best on ground performance from local Surrey Hills resident Anthony Chiodo in the last quarter saw the Pioneers hold on…

Breakfast with the stars

Old Scotch Football Club launched its 2015 season with its inaugural ‘Breakfast with the stars’. One hundred people—including members, sponsors, players and supporters—enjoyed two hours of camaraderie and fun. The morning’s highlight was panellists Terry Wallace, Cam Mooney and Wayne Campbell sharing their football experiences and their views on all things football. Those attending also…

Lest we forget

The children at Ashburton Primary School commemorated 100 years of Anzac with a special service on Friday 24 April. The children revealed a commemorative plinth at the service. Ashburton Community Bank® Branch staff members, Maggie (our manager) and Sonia, were invited to the special service. The Ashburton Branch has been proudly supporting Ashburton Primary School…