Cire Wheelchair Basketball

Wheelchair basketball – wellbeing day

In conjunction with Victorian Youth Week 2019, Cire Community School organised a Wellbeing Day which featured a wheeltalk basketball workshop at Kilsyth Basketball Centre. The workshop was a great opportunity for students to experience what it is like to be wheelchair-bound and gain a greater understanding and empathy for people with limited mobility. The day […]

Alpacas with Maracas

Alpacas with Maracas

By Holly Williams – educator at Cire Children’s Centre – Yarra Junction With the catchy theme of ‘Alpacas and Maracas’, toddlers from the Cire Children’s Centre at Yarra Junction were well and truly hooked for National Simultaneous Storytime on Wednesday 22 May. Our Toddlers Room joined more than 1,085,587 participants across Australia and New Zealand […]

Trivia hits the spot at Chirnside Park

Trivia hits the spot at Chirnside Park

Despite the wintry conditions outside, it didn’t take long for the inside temperature to rise as excitement gained momentum for a trivia night at Chirnside Park Community Hub on Saturday 25 May. More than 50 people braved the cold, wet weather for a fun night of trivia and related antics which resulted in $1400 raised […]

Rotary Learn Local support

Rotary throws weight behind Learn Locals

Cire Services recently participated in a workshop organised by Rotary District 9810 to explore ways of working together to best meet the needs of vulnerable and disadvantaged adult learners in our region. Cire was among several Learn Local providers (LL) who were invited to attend the session to brainstorm ideas, share experiences including their challenges […]

Moveable Feast - Neighbourhood House Week

If you cook it – they will come

Cire’s community hubs are putting on a Moveable Feast to celebrate Neighbourhood House Week, I was told. Breakfast at Yarra Junction, dinner at Chirnside Park. The premise was quite simple; to invite people in the community to come along and enjoy a free meal.  In the days leading up to the Moveable Feast I focussed on […]

Workwear boots donation for the students at Cire Community School

Students kick career pathway goals in new boots

Workwear has again supported Cire Community School with a second donation of work boots for our students. The company delivered a ‘truckload’ of new boots to the Mount Evelyn campus mid last year and has followed up with another delivery earlier this year. Students have been hugely appreciative of the boots and Workwear’s ongoing generosity. […]

Linking Learning dinner prepared by Kitchen Operations students

Students showcase Yarra Valley gourmet delights

Yarra Valley’s stunning culinary delights were showcased to perfection at a recent Yarra Ranges Linking Learning dinner, thanks to the magnificent master cheffing of four students from Certificate II in Kitchen Operations and their trainer Jeannette. “Everyone raved about the food, the students were awesome in the way they catered for about 50 people who […]

Mother Goose fun in the Upper Yarra

Mother Goose fun in the Upper Yarra

Mother Goose fun in the Upper Yarra – Parents and children in the Upper Yarra will benefit greatly from a Parent-Child Mother Goose Program to be launched at East Warburton, Millgrove and Yarra Junction in July. The program has been made possible by the generosity of the Helen Macpherson Smith Trust which has provided funding […]

Cire Services - Telstra Business Award finalist

Finalist in Telstra National Business Award

Cire Services is delighted to be a finalist in the social change maker category of the 2019 Telstra Business Awards. Our progress in the award program demonstrates Cire’s credibility as a social change maker and our continuously growing strength and reach in the sector. Winners are expected to be announced in the second part of […]