The Valley Blog

  • OM:NI Men's Discussion Group1

    By Monday 27 May 2013

    A huge congratulations to OM:NI Men's Discussion Group who have recently been awarded the "Outstanding Team Achievement - Primary Care" at the 2013 Minister for Health Volunteer Awards. 

    The OM:NI Discussion Group (Older Men, New Ideas)  operates in Diamond Creek and Eltham was developed through initial funding from both our Diamond Creek and Eltham Community Bank® branches.

    Ken Ramplin (pictured right) one of the founding members states "I really feel Bendigo and OM:NI have become a real partnership. Personally, I certainly have got so much out of the relationship."

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  • Official Opening of the Community Bank Stadium6

    By Melissa Vickrage • Friday 10 February 2012

    On 10 February 2012, the Community Bank Stadium was officially opened.  This was a $10.6 million project, the largest infrastructure project ever undertaken by Nillumbik Shire Council.  The project was on hold for a prolonged period due to the shortfall in funding but with the help of the Valley Group through a donation and payment for naming rights, the Community Bank Stadium is now a reality.  In fact the Council estimates that around 6,000 people per week will use the Stadium, and will encompass not only local schools but many sporting clubs and organisations, as well as the general public.

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