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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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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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March 2019 – Message from the Chair

(This message is an extract from our monthly newsletter). We now officially a quarter of the way through another year and as usual things just to seem get busier.  Our first 2019 Grants Round was opened with a great evening at the start of the month.  It was one of…

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February 2019 – Message from the Chair

(This message is an extract from our monthly newsletter)It never ceases to amaze me how time flies, once again our community is hosting the Air Show, so we have lots of visitors in town. The Air Show is one of those events that so many towns would love to have…

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January 2019 – Message from the Chair

(This message is an extract from our monthly Shareholder newsletter) 2019 has started with a flurry of activities from a number of our community partners already which is great to see. The Lara Tennis Club conducted an open day to show off their new resurfaced court (completed following a grant…

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December 2018 – Message from the Chair

(This message is an extract from our monthly Shareholder newsletter). 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…

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November 2018 – Message from the Chair

(This message is an extract from our monthly Shareholder newsletter). With another year nearly done life starts to get a little hectic, getting all those things done that just need to be done. One of those things is the Lara District Community Enterprise AGM, held at the start of the…

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October 2018 – Message from the Chair

(This message is an extract from our monthly Shareholder newsletter). It is always a bit of a challenge as we get to the last few months of the year, another 12 months has just flashed by and we tend to reflect on what has and has not happened.  You can…

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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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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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