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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...
Gifted Gardeners attract Gardening Royalty

Gifted Gardeners attract Gardening Royalty

Earlier this month the Samford Valley community were the fortunate recipients of a visit from Australian landscape architect and gardening royalty, Costa Georgiadis. Costa was in our special part of the world to open and participate in the inaugural Samford Edible...

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Partnership with the Pine Rivers Swans 2020

Partnership with the Pine Rivers Swans 2020

The Community Bank Brendale and Samford have partnered with the Pine Rivers Swans AFC. This club is located in Strathpine and has wonderful members that have been welcoming to all of our staff and directors. They have a long history in the area and are very much a...

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Community Grant to Windana Support Centre

Community Grant to Windana Support Centre

Our Community Relationship Manager Jane Dunk presented $1,500 worth of vouchers to the Windana Support Centre last week on behalf of Pine Rivers Community Finance. Windana have a long and proud history as one of the first domestic violence refuges in Queensland. The...

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Brendale Business Awards

Brendale Business Awards

Over 140 people attended the Brendale Business Awards Lunch which was held at Wantima Country Club onFriday 2nd November 2018.  The inaugural awards were created by Brendale BusinessConnect, a networking group of 55 Business owners from Brendale.  Eight independent...

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Another Community #Defib Installed

Another Community #Defib Installed

A Community accessible Defibrillator has been installed at Encircle Lawnton This will be the 6th defibrillator in the #Bendigo4Life programme that was commenced a little over two years ago. Thanks to the Directors and Staff at Encircle and of course Louise from...

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