Community

BASScare

Golf & Bowls at Faversham House Chairman Juliann and Byron and Canterbury Community Bank® Branch Manager Shuro Shome visited Faversham House in Canterbury to try the new synthetic golf and bowls areas that have been installed at the aged care residence. Michael Le Lacheur, the Chief Financial Officer of BASScare was presented a cheque for…

Chances Scholarship Program- creating opportunities for young people

We are pleased to sponsor the Chances Scholarship Program through the Boroondara Cares Foundation. The program supports talented and motivated young people to overcome barriers to educational success. The program aims to provide opportunities and support for young people in our local community who are experiencing financial disadvantage and social isolation. One of the recent…

Boroondara Youth Foundation – Grant Recipient

Grant Recipient Year 11 student Jonathan from Bialik College was recently awarded a Grant from the Boroondara Youth Foundation for the development of his STEM project, the ‘Autonomous Fire Ranger’. The Autonomous Fire Ranger has been developed using a combination of UAV’s (unmanned aerial vehicles) and some complex software with the view of automating certain…

Mont Albert Cricket Club – 3 Cricket Premierships

Three Cricket Premierships for Mont Albert Maggie Stamoulis, Manager of the Surrey Hills Community Bank® branch attended the Mont Albert Cricket Club presentation night where the club were celebrating three of their teams winning premierships in the 2017-2018 season. Congratulations to all involved. We have recently approved sponsorship for the club totalling $55,000 for a…

Surrey Park Football Club – Banking Rewards

Banking Rewards for Surrey Park Maggie Stamoulis, Manager of the Surrey Hills Community Bank® and Director Andrew Whittaker presented a cheque to Andrew Toomey, President of the Surrey Park Football Club in recognition of two club members who have recently settled home loans with the branch. The branch has a strong relationship with the Surrey…

Surrey Park Football Club – SALT

Sport & Life training at Surrey Park Maggie Stamoulis, Manager of the Surrey Hills Community Bank® attended a fundraising breakfast for the Surrey Park Football Club. Guest speaker David Parkin launched the Sport and Life Training (SALT) program at the club. The program empowers sporting clubs to be agents of cultural change. Through education and…

Mont Albert Cricket Club

New Scoreboard and Junior Academy support Maggie Stamoulis, Manager of the Surrey Hills Community Bank® and Director, Dick Menting presented a cheque to the Mont Albert Cricket Club in support of a new scoreboard and the development of a Junior Academy to develop young players and retain talent at the Club. An additional cheque was…

Kew Box Hill Brumbies

KBH Brumbies earn Banking Rewards Maggie Stamoulis, Manager of the Surrey Hills Community Bank® branch and Director, Andrew Whittaker presented a cheque to Kew Box Hill Brumbies Hockey Club President, Mike Hanlon in recognition of two club members who have taken our home loans with the branch. Banking Rewards are an important way for clubs…

The Craig Family Centre

Community Connections Courtyard Kathy Koulouris, Manager of the Ashburton Community Bank® branch and Mobile Relationship Manager, Gary Johnson attended the Craig Family Centre Annual General Meeting and presented a cheque for $17,780 to support the Community Connections Courtyard project. This project will build social cohesion by providing space for community members to connect and participate…

Ashburton Primary School

New Bike Racks for Ashburton Primary School Ashburton Community Bank® branch Manager, Kathy Koulouris and Director Bob Stensholt presented the Ashburton Primary School with a cheque to fund the installation of new bike racks at the school. The school is encouraging more children to ride to and from school and the bike racks ensure the…