FICE goes mobile

FICE goes mobile

Cire Training’s First Impressions Clothing Exchange (FICE) has gone mobile with the launch of a pop-up roadshow to connect with even more women in the region who would benefit from the FICE experience. Thanks to a Yarra Ranges Council 2021 Community Grant, FICE is reaching out to women who may otherwise find it a challenge […]

Charlie digs deep for community pantry

Charlie digs deep for community pantry

Donating cash to help stock the community food pantry at Cire’s Yarra Junction Community Hub was a perfect fit for Warburton’s Charlie Pizarro-Gaultier Charlie, who owns vintage clothes shops in Warburton and Healesville and is the driving force behind the Warburton Community Opportunity Shop, is always striving to make a positive difference in the lives […]

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Anzac biscuit cook up for Rotary

Cire Community School students have responded to a call out from Wandin Rotary for Anzac biscuits for the club’s community Anzac Day Service. They eagerly bunkered down in the school’s Hospitality Training Centre at Yarra Junction to bake dozens of Anzac biscuits to serve up at morning tea, following the club’s Anzac Day Service at […]

Children captivated by butterfly project

Children captivated by butterfly project

Young learners at Cire Children’s Services have been captivated by a wonderful butterfly project, welcoming some much anticipated and beautiful new arrivals at our Yarra Junction, Mount Evelyn and Chirnside Park sites. As part of a Junior Landcare and Biodiversity initiative, the children have been learning about the life cycle of butterflies and monitoring special hatching […]

Cire kids excitedly repurpose office furniture

Cire kids excitedly repurpose office furniture

Cire Children’s Service and Kindergarten Chirnside Park has quickly put to good and creative use a generous donation of office furniture from Board Chair Julian Carle. The items were part of a larger “consignment” that was surplus to Julian’s needs after an office relocation. The very generous donation included storage unit cubes and office furniture […]

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Dreadlocks help push cancer fund raiser to $16k

Congratulations to Tristan Rogers who has had his dreadlocks of seven years shaved to boost the GoFundMe campaign for teenage friend, Merrick Edleston, who is battling cancer. Tristan’s amazing gesture has helped push the amount of funds raised to close to $16,000, to assist Merrick and his family during such a challenging period in their […]

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Days numbered for dreadlocks in cancer fund raiser

The countdown is on for 21-year-old Tristan Rogers who is about to have his cascade of dreadlocks shaved off as a fund raiser for a teenage friend battling cancer. Ever humble about his courageous gesture, Tristan says it is the least he can do to help support family friend Merrick Edelston who has Acute Myeloid […]

Runaway success for FICE Fashion Show

Runaway success for FICE Fashion Show

A sell-out fashion show on 12 February was the perfect event to celebrate a runaway first 12 months for Cire’s First Impressions Clothing Exchange (FICE). An enthusiastic crowd of more than 50 women gathered for the fun at FICE’s Mooroolbark Terrace shop where they were treated to a taste of the quality fashion on offer […]

Cire delivers for Second Bite and Rotary

Cire delivers for Second Bite and Rotary

Cire is supporting the Second Bite fresh food program in the Yarra Ranges through its organisational membership with Wandin Rotary. Cire has joined the Rotary club’s roster to collect freshly cooked and frozen meals and deliver them to Yarra Valley Seventh-day Adventist Church volunteers for distribution to those in need in the Wandin area. The […]