Canterbury Surrey Hills Community Finance Ltd

Surrey Hills Branch - 24/10/2017

Maggie Stamoulis, Manager of the Surrey Hills Community BankĀ® branch presented a cheque for $1,000 to Mont Albert Primary School Principal Jason Walker to support the the Centenary Fair being held in December.
The Community BankĀ® has a strong relationship with the school and we look forward to being involved in the Centenary year celebrations.

Latest Community Projects

How many Piggies can you see?

We have a Winner!
As part of our involvement in the Surrey Hills Music Festival the Surrey Hills Community BankĀ® branch ran a competition to win a $500 bank account. Entrants had to guess the number of Piggy money boxes they could see lazing around in the inflatable pool. Our lucky winner was most excited to get the call she had guessed the correct number. A very happy new customer to the Surrey Hills branch.

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Camcare program supports Parkhill Primary School

Kathy Koulouris, Manager of the Ashburton Community BankĀ® branch and Chairman Juliann Byron attended the Camcare Annual General Meeting and presented a cheque for $13,200 to Camcare Chief Executive Officer, Jane Broadhead.
The grant provided by the Ashburton Community BankĀ® funded the ‘Inspiring Warriors’ program being run at Parkhill Primary School. The program teaches emotional regulation and resilience.

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Supporting Cricket Umpires

Maggie Stamoulis, Manager of the Surrey Hills Community BankĀ® branch and Director, Dick Menting presented the Eastern Cricket Umpires Association with a sponsorship cheque to President Chris Main.
Our contribution provides support for the senior club members and assists with the development of the cultural awareness program being run by the association. Over the years we have provided support to this association totaling $8,000.

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Defibrillator for Amaroo Neighbourhood Centre

Kathy Koulouris, Manager of the Ashburton Community BankĀ® branch and staff member Madeleine Smith attended the Amaroo Neighbourhood Centre Annual General Meeting. They presented a cheque to the Centre Chairwoman Margaret Taylor and Co-ordinator Peter Nash. The funds provided by the Ashburton Community BankĀ® were put towards the purchase of a defibrillator.

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Surrey Hills Music Festival- a community success

There was rain,hail and sunshine at the 2017 Surrey Hills Music Festival. Despite the challenging and changing weather, many people came out to enjoy the fabulous musical program.
Maggie Stamoulis, Branch Manager from the Surrey Hills Community BankĀ® Branch and Director, Damien Hudson presented our sponsorship cheque for $7,000 to Festival Director Melissa Chipp.

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25 years of Swinburne University

Chairman, Juliann Byron and Senior Manager, Nick Coker attended a gala dinner to celebrate 25 years of Swinburne University. Held in the Plaza Ballroom, the event celebrated the remarkable achievements of Swinburne peopleā€“ visionaries, trailblazers, connectors and challengers. The Swinburne story is one of great ambition and tremendous achievement. Our network of Community BankĀ® branches have a strong relationship with Swinburne University. We support the Centre of Student Leadership, provide leadership and volunteer awards and provide support to the Financial Inclusion Program for students in financial difficulty. We congratulate Swinburne on this wonderful achievement.

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Camberwell Multiple Births Association

Kathy Koulouris, Manager of the Ashburton Community BankĀ® branch presented Camberwell Area Multiple Births Association (CAMBA) President Debbie Baydan with a cheque for $1,000 to support the group.
The room was full of twins and triplets with there parents and there were smiles all around.

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Brian Nankervis hosts Music Festival kick off

The Surrey Hills Music Festival kicked off in style at the Emulation Hall in Canterbury last week. Brian Nankervis hosted festival favourites The Band who knew too much and Andy Layfield and the Sound.
The Surrey Hills Community BankĀ® branch is once again a Major Sponsor of the Music Festival which will be held in Surrey Hills from 17-19 November.Ā  The Community BankĀ® has provided more than $34,000 in Sponsorship of the Festival over the years. We look forward to a fabulous 2017 event.

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Special day for children with a disability

Director Dick Menting and staff from the Balwyn Community BankĀ® branch attended the Box Hill Miniature Steam Railway special day for children with a disability. This annual event organised by the Rotary Club of Balwyn is a fabulous day for the carers and families and children with a disability.Ā  The Balwyn Community BankĀ® branch has supported this event for many years and we are always pleased to see the joy and delight on the children’s faces.

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Banking Rewards for Lacrosse Club

Maggie Stamoulis, Manager of the Surrey Hills Community BankĀ® branch and staff member Jo May recently attended the Surrey Park Lacrosse Presentation Night where players received recognition for outstanding contribution to their club.
Maggie addressed the audience highlighting the Community BankĀ®‘s Banking Rewards program.Ā  The Community BankĀ® has provided financial support to the club of more than $15,000 to date. Pictured with Maggie and Jo are club secretary Ashley Davidson & president Ritchie Toomey

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