Canterbury Surrey Hills Community Finance Ltd

Supporting East Camberwell Tennis Club

Staff at the Canterbury Community Bank® Branch were busy preparing promotional materials for the East Camberwell Tennis Club event held recently.  Committee member Charles Povey (pictured with Ashley Wingfield) is grateful for the support of the Community Bank® and encourages club members to contact us for their banking needs.

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Kris Kindl- bringing the community together

Maling Road was full of festive cheer at the Annual Kris Kindl Festival. A sunny summer evening provided the perfect setting for people to enjoy all the activities and culinary indulgences on offer. We are proud to be a major sponsor of this event. Piggy made a special appearance and together with Canterbury Community Bank® branch Manager Casey Etherton a cheque for $5,000 was presented to the Maling Road Business Association President Nicola Bergelin.

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Chilean Independence Celebrations

The Canterbury Community Bank® supported the Sauzal Folkloric Dance Group who participated in Chilean Independence day celebrations. Numerous events are held throughout Melbourne during September for the Chilean community to commemorate the date Chile declared independence from Spain. Canterbury Community Bank® Branch Manager, Shuro Shome, Senior Manager, Nick Coker and Canterbury staff member Harrinson Gomez attended the event.

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Women's Football and Netball teams at Canterbury FC.

Casey Etherton, Manager of the Canterbury Community Bank branch recently presented the Canterbury Football Club President, B.J. Lashbrook a cheque for $3,000. Funds provided by the Community Bank® will be used to support the establishment of a female football team to play in the 2017 season. In addition to this they are expanding the club to include three netball teams, positioning the club as a true community sporting club.

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Ladies Lunch at Old Scotch Football Club

Chariman Juliann Byron recently attended the Old Scotch Football Club ladies lunch at the Camberwell Sports Ground. Pictured here with the club’s number one ticket holder Susan Alberti AC and Club President Tim Shearer.
The Community Bank® is a proud sponsor of Old Scotch Football Club and has a long standing relationship with this group. Old Scotch had three premiership victories with the Premier B, Premier B Reserves and Premier Thirds all taking home premierships in Season 2017. Well Done to all involved.

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Jinx and Jasper- off with the pixies.

The Community Bank┬« recently┬áprovided the prizes for a competition┬árun by Canterbury Stationeers to┬ánominate the most interesting or┬áwhimsical name for the characters┬áfeatured in the beautiful Canterbury┬áStation mural.┬áThe mural was created by artist┬áHayden Dewar. The winning names┬áare ÔÇśJinxÔÇÖ for the pixie and ÔÇśJasperÔÇÖ for┬áthe boy, chosen by competition┬áwinners Caitlin Matthews and Jenna┬áKohari.

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1,300 artworks, 500 artists-Camberwell Art Show success

We were proud sponsors of the recently held Camberwell Art Show.  More than 1300 paintings by more than 500 artists were presented at the show. The event, organised by the Rotary Club of Camberwell raises funds for various local Rotary projects.
Managers, Directors and Chairman Juliann Byron attended the opening night and presented a prize to one of the winners.

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Supporting local Families.

The Boroondara Family Network provides support to families with newborn babies and young children. The group is coordinated by experienced volunteers who make regular home visits to families who don’t have social or family networks to support them. Volunteers provide assistance with parenting, providing advice on everyday issues and support with problems which can arise when a new baby arrives in the family. ┬áThe Community Bank┬« is very pleased to support this vital service. Our contribution will allow the network to increase the number of clients they can service.

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Grant for Hawthorn Community Gardens

The Hawthorn Community Gardens operate at two sites in Hawthorn, encouraging organic vegetable gardening and the opportunity for members of the community to engage. We are pleased to have provided a grant to this group for the installation of a rain water harvesting system to fill the existing water tanks. Casey Etherton, Manager Canterbury Community Bank® Branch and Senior Manager, Nick Coker recently attended a Christmas celebration and presented a cheque in recognition of our support.

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Cupcakes for a cause

Cupcakes for a cause.

The Canterbury Community Bank recently presented a group of Year 11 girls from Canterbury Girls Secondary College with a Wish Gift Card to support their small business initiative. The girls were required to organise and operate a small business stall as part of the schools Business Fair. The girls undertook to make and sell cupcakes.

The profits raised from the event were donated to not-for-profit organisation, ÔÇśCultural InfusionÔÇÖ. Cultural Infusion works with schools, youth and the arts to promote cultural harmony for a more cohesive and richer society.

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