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Lara District Community Enterprise Ltd.  ABN 67 134 347 087

Lara District Community Enterprise

$1 million
contributed to

our community

NOTICE of ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

13th of November 2019
6.30pm Registration for 7.00pm Start
Lara United Football Club – 10 Alkara Ave, Lara

Notice of AGM

2019 Annual Report

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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WANT TO KNOW MORE?

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

Andrew Hillard

September 2018 – Message from the Chair

(This message is an extract from our monthly Shareholder newsletter) How would you feel about being part of one of the largest, if not  the largest social enterprises in the world?  It was an interesting observation made at the Community Bank National Conference at the start of September. I along…

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Andrew Hillard

August 2018 – Message from the Chair

(This message is an extract from our Shareholder newsletter) Our Community Bank in Lara has been supporting a range of activities for many years now and with last months round of grants we have again received a number of great applications for worthwhile causes in our area. The Community Support…

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Andrew Hillard

July 2018 – Message from the Chair

(This message is an extract from the Shareholder Newsletter) Since our last newsletter we have celebrated nine years of operation in Lara and surrounding districts. On Saturday June 30 customers coming into the branch were treated to cupcakes. Quite deliberately we had a low-key celebration in order to save ourselves for…

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Andrew Hillard

June 2018 – Message from the Chair

(This message is an extract from the Shareholder Newsletter) On the evening Thursday the 21st of June, we launched our very own Be The Change moment for the handover of $50,000 to the Barwon Health Foundation Kids Appeal. Our contribution was part of a wider Community Bank effort in our…

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Be The Change - Lara District Community Enterprise

Lara’s See the Change

See how your banking makes a difference, with Lara’s See the Change video. Your banking has helped us to be the first Community Bank in the Geelong region, to contribute $50,000 to the Barwon Health Foundation Kids Appeal, to build a purpose built rehabilitation centre for children. Drop in and…

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Andrew Hillard

May 2018 – Message from the Chair

(This message is an extract from the Shareholder Newsletter) Winter may be creeping up on us but there has been a lot happening around our town.  As always I like to focus on the positives. In our last grant round we received a very large number of requests for support.…

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First aid e1527159113857 - Community First Aid Course

Community First Aid Course

In April, we funded a First Aid Course at a cost at $1,675. Twelve different local community groups obtained life saving skills in this full day accreditation. Thank you to local business, Parcor, for providing the course. We hope to offer this opportunity again in the future.  

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Food and wine 5 - Lara Food and Wine Festival 2018

Lara Food and Wine Festival 2018

Thank you to all the volunteers, community groups, local businesses, and attendees, that came to support this wonderful annual event, one that we are proud to sponsor each year. We had some fun at the Lara Community Bank marquee, for $2 and a bit of pedal power from the bikes…

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Andrew Hillard

April 2018 – Message from the Chair

  (This message is an extract from the Shareholder Newsletter) April has been a busy month. We are in a good financial position, but we need to continue to promote our real point of difference – the support we give our local community. Part of our Franchise agreement with Bendigo…

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Andrew Hillard

March 2018 – Message from the Chair

(This message is an extract from the Shareholder Newsletter) The month of March has brought with it unseasonably hot weather and sadly, at the end of the month, some significant fires in the South West of our state. The impact of those fires will be very significant for many years…

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