Launceston Heritage Isle Tornadoes
Heritage Isle Credit Union are proud to announce we have renewed our Naming Rights partnership with the Launceston Heritage Isle Tornadoes for the 2015 season. Like Heritage Isle the Tornadoes hold similar strength in the Northern Tasmanian Community and maintain the same values.
The Tornadoes participate in the SEABL, which is amongst the nations most recognised basketball competitions in Australia and has been the breeding ground for some of this countries top basketball players.
The Launceston Heritage Isle Tornadoes have been around since 1993 and most noteably won the 1995 Conference Final after only being in the competition for two years. They have a strong following from the local community and have been able to provide a development pathway to the highest level for both local, interstate and overseas players.
Home games attract the biggest crowds for the Women's SEABL competition on any given night, having 300-500 people attend their games. So come along and show your suppport for your local team!
Encore Theatre Company
Encore Theatre Company and Heritage Isle Credit Union have successfully partnered since June 2010, and in that time three key principles have shone through during our association.
Heritage Isle Credit Union’s partnership with Encore has supported the creation of Encore’s mentoring program which has provided a powerful means to motivate and inspire young people throughout Launceston and Northern Tasmania.
Encore is run entirely by volunteers, on average provide 2 theatrical productions bringing together the artistic technical and administrative talents of approximately 160 cast members, 80 crew, 40 musicians and 120 theatre ushers.
The partnership not only brings about the creation of local community theatre, but also demonstrates HICU’s commitment to young people and the nurturing and promotion of new talent through Encore’s mentoring program.
Heritage Islanders Netball Club
Heritage Isle Credit Union have been a proud sponsor of the Heritage Islanders Netball Club for the past 10 years. This relationship has grown with both parties goals being achieved by being able to offer players of all ages the opportunity to participate in the game of Netball to learn new skills, the challenge of competition, but best of all the opportunity to make friends for a life. The sponsorship is all about being able to support a club that give up numerous volunteering hours to be able to provide a safe environment for young girls and boys to play.
Northern Tasmanian Netball Association
Heritage Isle Credit Union have had a relationship with the Northern Tasmanian Netball Association for the past 4 years. This sponsorship has been utilised by the Association to provide better playing surfaces and equipment for the Association to compete in regular Association competitions across the state and Regional academy. Heritage Isle are working with the NTNA to achieve their Vision – “ The NTNA will be the leading association in the state for participation, development of players, officials & Administration”.
Exeter High School
Heritage Isle sponsor an annual award for a grade 10 high school student who exhibits outstanding results in an academic, sporting or service related capacity. Heritage Isle management staff also participate in the Mock-Interview process to assist Grade tens with their impending progression to the workforce. Heritage Isle believe that it is important to involve ourselves in the lives of students from a young age, we do this by recognising their achievements and assisting them in the transition from school to the workforce. To have positive influence on a student’s life is a very encouraging reward for our efforts.
Exeter Bowls and Community Club Inc
Heritage Isle are proud to have sponsored the Exeter Bowls and Community Club since opening Exeter Branch in 2013. We have strengthened this relationship through a social bowls day that was well received by both the Heritage Isle staff and members of the club.
Exeter Golf Club
Heritage Isle have built a great relationship with the Exeter Golf Club. Since opening the Exeter Branch we have presented at their annual golf championships and are working hard to build a partnership that will be sustainable and rewarding into the future. We also sponsor the Eagle Nest hole at the golf course.
Beaconsfield Primary School
Heritage Isle have a very acive partnering with Beaconsfield Primary School. Our Younge Saver School Banking program has been in place for many years, with a large number of students participating in school banking each week. Heritage Isle sponsor the Citizenship award each term, along with a Grade 6 Academic Excellence Award at the end of each year. The Tornadoes skills clinics held over the last two years and having been scheduled for 2015, have been met with a very positive response. This relationship is very rewarding as we highlight the importance of saving and ensuring financial literacy of students from a young age.
George Town Christmas Parade
Heritage Isle is a proud sponsor of this event which showcases the ingenuity and community spirit of the George Town people. With a wide ranging variety of floats the parade is always a highlight of the local Christmas calendar.
Port Dalrymple School
Heritage Isle sponsors an annual award for a grade 10 high school student who exhibits outstanding results in an academic, sporting or service related capacity. The award is presented by the local Branch Manager. The Tornadoes skills clinics held over the last two years and having been scheduled for 2015, have been met with a positive response. Heritage Isle has partnered with Port Dalrymple for a number of years now throuogh our Young Saver School Banking Program that encourages students to save money regularly and helps them to develop financial literacy from an early age.
Star Of The Sea College
Heritage Isle sponsors an annual award for a grade 10 high school student who exhibits outstanding results in an academic, sporting or service related capacity. The award is presented by the local Branch Manager. Heritage Isle has partnered with Star of the Sea College for a number of years now through our Young Saver School Banking program that encourages students to save money regularly and helps them to develop financial literacy from an early age. We have also been able to run basketball clinics at Star of the Sea with our partnership with the Tornadoes, this event has been well received throughout the school.
South George Town Primary School
Heritage Isle sponsor annual end of year awards for South George Town Primary. Heritage Isle also have partnered with South George Town Primary for a number of years now through our Young Saver School Banking Program that encourages students to save money regularly and helps them to develop financial literacy from an early age. The school has also has been able to have the Tornadoes run basketball clinics in school over the past couple of years, due to our partnership.
George Town Cycling Club
Heritage Isle have sponsor the George Town Cycling club's annual carnival for many years. The carnival attracts a high quality field every year for this event.
Other Community Activities
Heritage Isle Credit Union proudly support the following local organisations & clubs.
- Beaconsfield Child and Family Centre
- Beauty Point Mini League
- Greens Beach Golf Club Veterans Group
- Launceston General Hospital Children's Ward
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