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Supporting Young Locals To Get A Bright Start

East Coast Apprenticeships Operations Manager Derek Carpendale joined this community based not-for-profit organisation 16 years ago, originally as the Employment Services Manager, and then in his current role for the last 10 years. It was a no-brainer for Derek to...

Defensive Driving Program: Stop the Fear of The Midnight Phone Call

Community Bank Samford and Brendale are proud to remind the community that the annual Defensive Driving course will be opening soon, and it is keen to get its next lot of future safer young drivers. We strongly promote this to all parents and those about to start...

The Community Bank Samford Scholarship Sharing Our Commitment To Community

Earlier this month USC and the Community Bank Samford announced the Community Bank Samford Scholarship program to be awarded to full-time mature age students enrolled at USC Moreton Bay. Importantly the first criteria, is that applicants need to have a strong...
Solemn Promise to Grandmother Finds Target

Solemn Promise to Grandmother Finds Target

From the Community Bank Samford, we want to give our heartfelt congratulations to Taymon Kenton-Smith, on being selected for the Australian Para Archery team for the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics due to open today, 24 August. Taymon started training with the Samford Valley...

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Caring for the Community at its Heart

Caring for the Community at its Heart

If you are out and about in Samford you may see these small unassuming lime green boxes and not pay them much attention – but when you know that they literally have the power to raise the dead, you may think again. The fact that these defibrillators have already...

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Community Funding Helps Hatch a Virtual Incubator

Community Funding Helps Hatch a Virtual Incubator

Today, there are 2.1 million Australians of working age with a disability – Gary Allen, the co-founder of Enabled VIP, a virtual incubator, has a vision. Gary’s vision is that if he could help just 0.05% of those 2.1 million people with a disability to start a small...

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