Bank sponsors clubs and events
Drouin District Community Bank distributed $23,904.60 to several community groups during its recent quarterly cheque presentation.
The distribution took the total of grants and community investments to more than $176,000 for the 2017-18 financial year, bringing the total for the past four financial years to just under $950,000.
Drouin Combined Churches received a grant for its Drouin Carols by Candlelight event, which will be held on December 15 this year.
The Warragul Lapidary Club has been asked to host the Victorian State Gem Show in 2019, and has been provided sponsorship to help run the event.
The Longwarry Junior Football Club and Ellinbank Football Club will use their grants to assist with the cost of new jumpers for their players.
A grant will assist Warragul North Primary School to set up its worm farm project.
The Drouin District Community Bank continued its sponsorship of the premiership winning Drouin Dragons under 16 soccer team and the Drouin Cricket Club.
The cricket club will use its sponsorship to focus on junior development.
A donation was made to Lifeline Gippsland to enable it to continue to carry out its vital work.
Warragul Philatelic Society received sponsorship for its stamp and coin fair.
The Drouin schools cluster received sponsorship for its Bully Zero presentation.
The schools staged a free presentation to the public of the Bully Zero Australia Foundation’s presentation.
The bank sponsored the Binary Shift conference held at Lardner Park recently.
Binary Shift is an organisation that holds an annual conference to showcase and inform about digital innovation and technology.
The Baw Baw Big Blokes Barbecue again received sponsorship for the event.
Sponsorship for Drouin District Business Group’s Drouin Lights Up Festival has also continued.
Warragul Farmers Market received a grant to assist with the cost of obtaining a defibrillator.
Drouin West Primary School received sponsorship for its 2019 school fair.