Canterbury Surrey Hills Community Finance Ltd

Willows committed to participation in Cricket

The Ashburton Willows Cricket Clubā€™s vision to increase participation in cricket within the local community and further develop player skills through a Junior Development Program has been recognised through sponsorship with the Ashburton Community Bank.

Community Bank Manager Kathy Koulouris recently presented, Ashburton Willows Club President, Tim Murphy with the sponsorship cheque.

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Partnership brings its own rewards

Maggie Stamoulis, manager at our Ashburton Community BankĀ® Branch, recently attended Waverley Hockey Clubā€™s junior presentation night. While she was there, Maggie handed over a cheque for $1000 to the club, simply because a member took out a home loan worth more than $250,000 with our Ashburton Branch.

The Ashburton Branch is a long term partner of this great club, with sponsorship now worth more than $10,000.

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Providing opportunities for participation

Supporting disadvantaged children and families in the local community, The Edge Community Fund plays an essential role in providing children with the opportunity to participate in school and other activities they would otherwise be excluded from due to a lack of financial support.

The Ashburton Community Bank is pleased to support this important charity. Ashburton Branch Manager, Kathy Koulouris is pictured with Gillian Davenport and Mark Weber from The Edge Community Fund .

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Ashburton makes its mark

Our Canterbury, Ashburton, Surrey Hills and Balwyn Community BankĀ® branches shared the business of the year award at the Bendigo Bankā€™s Eastern Metropolitan Region annual presentation night.

Our Ashburton Branch manager, Maggie Stamoulis, proudly accepted the branch award for the highest lending activity in the region. This great result reflects the hard work and dedication from the team in High Street!


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Our way of saying thanks

Recently, a Camcare team member settled a loan at our Ashburton Community BankĀ® Branch. As our way of saying thanks, Maggie Stamoulis and Emily Wellesley-Winter from our Ashburton branch presented Camcare with a $1000 cheque. Maggie and Emily attended the Camcare staff meeting to thank Jane Broadhead, Nina Levin and the rest of the Camcare staff for their ongoing support over the years.

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Giving local youth ā€˜The Edgeā€™

Every year our Ashburton Community BankĀ® Branch supports The Edge Community Fundā€™s Easter raffle. The Edge uses the funds to support youth in our local area. We displayed the hamper in our Ashburton Branch and staff encouraged ticket sales. Staff members, Kathy and Sonia, were only too happy to help draw the winning ticket.

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Facilities upgrade for STC South Camberwell Cricket Club


Helping out a sporting club doesnā€™t always mean buying new uniforms, bats and balls. Sometimes we help out with the club facilities. For example, Maggie Stamoulis, the manager at our Ashburton Community BankĀ® Branch, recently visited the STC South Camberwell Cricket Club to present a sponsorship cheque for $1000 to club president Beau Coyle. The club used the funds to upgrade furniture in the club rooms.

We are pleased to keep working with STC South Camberwell Cricket Club, and support the community that supports us.

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Starting the day with a good breakfastā€¦

There was a big turnout at our recent business breakfast, held at MCC Kew, despite the early start. Guests associated with our Ashburton Community BankĀ® Branch enjoyed a great breakfast, and learned about our continuing commitment to the local community.

If you are interested in attending our next business breakfast, please contact Nick Coker on 0438Ā 541Ā 337.

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Family fun at St Michaelā€™s Parish School

St Michaelā€™s Parish School held its Family Fun Fair over the weekend. Maggie, manager at our Ashburton Community BankĀ® Branch, presented school principal Marisa Matthys with a sponsorship cheque for $1,000 at the schoolā€™s assembly.

The fair was a great success, and the branch received the coins to prove it! Our Ashburton branch is proud to sponsor this great local school.


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New facilities for Waverley Hockey Club

Waverley Hockey Club has been refurbishing its facilities, with some help from our Ashburton Community BankĀ® Branch. Nick Coker, our senior manager, attended the clubā€™s Equality Day in early August and presented a cheque for $3,500. Most of the funds ($2,500) will go towards new BBQ facilities; the other $1,000 was an incentive payment from us because one of the clubā€™s members recently settled a loan at our Ashburton Branch.

The Ashburton Branch is a long term supporter of this great club.

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