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WE ARE HERE FOR YOU

At the Lara District Community Bank we provide the community with not just quality banking services but also a source of revenue for local projects.

By banking with us you are contributing to the success of our growing community!

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We support a range of community groups, events and programs that have a significant impact on our local community.

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February 2020 – A message from the Chair

As always, our Community Bank has been very busy providing a quality personable banking service that supports our local communities.       Last Thursday we held a Grants Night as part of the Community Investment Program for 2020. Just to provide a change in the way we run these nights it…

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January 2020 – A message from the Chair

Happy New Year! I hope that you enjoyed some time with your family and friends over the past few weeks. It is with sadness, that I write to advise that our inaugural branch manager, Damien Foster, has tendered his resignation and his last day in Lara, will be this Friday,…

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Christmas 2019 – Message from the Chair

On behalf of the Board of the Lara & District Community Enterprise and our staff at the Lara District Community Bank Branch, I wish all our Shareholders and supporters a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.    It has been a pleasure to support our Community over the past…

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October 2019 – Message from the Chair

We have just completed another grants round within excess of $200,000 of requests for support. It is amazing how much work groups in our regions are doing to provide sporting programs for youths, providing emergency services, or in some cases our local schools wanting to provide improved educational outcomes than…

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September 2019 – A message from the Chair

The importance of Community Banking to many groups in our region has been well evidenced in the last month with many submissions for funding of a wide range of projects and activities. We received submissions from 14 different groups with in excess of $200,000 requested for a wide range of…

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August 2019 – Message from the Chair

This last month has been incredibly busy for our Community Branch, with numerous visits to groups that support our great Community. We held our second Community Investment Program evening for the year with in-excess of 60 people attending the Lara Golf Club.  One measure of the success of these evenings…

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July 2019 – Message from the Chair

As always, we have had a busy month, commencing with the wrap of our fantastic 10th birthday celebrations. Thank you again, to all that came to help celebrate this milestone for us. Five our volunteer directors attended the annual conference in Marysville earlier in July. These conferences are invaluable and…

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June 2019 – Message from the Chair

Wow, ten years old.  Today, our Lara District Community Bank Branch celebrates its 10th birthday.  Yesterday, we celebrated the milestone with cupcakes in the branch and finished with dancing at the Lara Sporting Club.  A huge thankyou to the 120 people who joined us at the Lara Sporting Club to…

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May 2019 – Message from the Chair

This month has been packed full of activities for our Board. We have been busy preparing a video which will be launched at our 10th birthday celebration at the Lara Sporting Club on 29 June. We are hoping that as many shareholders and community group representatives as possible will attend to…

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April 2019 – Message from the Chair

During this month we received eighteen different Grant and Sponsorship applications from groups throughout our district. This has been one of the largest grant rounds we have had to consider, and in fact, came close to $200,000 in requests for support.   Each of these requests is considered on its merit…

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