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Community Involvement

 

Being involved in our local community and giving back are a strong part of our culture and our philosophy of Achieving Goals Together.  
Below are some of the community activities we currently support.

 Danihers Vs 1494 2AY All Stars

Fight MND Game

The Albury Sportsground plays host to Fight MND Day, Saturday 23 March 2019. Legendry footy family, the Danihers, team up against the 1494 2AY All Stars, a team of past and present football and netball players from around the region. The aim is to raise $20,000 for Fight MND. 

The Fight MND game will be broadcast live on 2AY and local football and netball clubs can nominate players to play for the 1494 2AY All Stars

 

JMME is excited to be part of this day and encourage everyone to attend to help raise funds to fight 'The Beast '!


The Fight MND game will be broadcast live on 2AY and local football and netball clubs can nominate players to play for the 1494 2AY All Stars.  You can contribute by making a donation to Fight MND here.

One of our team members, Tash (Battye) is a Daniher (in disguise). She will be part of the Daniher netball team taking on the 2AY AllStars in the Fight MND Games and Celebrity Big Freeze being held at Albury Football Ground on Saturday 23 March.


 

 

Sidney Nolan Ned Kelly Series Exhibition at MAMA

 

We were very proud to have sponsored the exhibition of Sidney Nolan's iconic Ned Kelly Series at Murray Art Museum Albury (MAMA).

It was 2003 when the National Gallery of Australia last toured Sidney Nolan's 'Ned Kelly' series of paintings in its entirety. During this tour of only four galleries nationally, MAMA was the exclusive NSW gallery to host this exhibition. This tour provided a unique and special time for the Australian community to be able to visit and experience the wonderful paintings by such an iconic Australian painter. The exhibition ran from 23 November 2018 until 17 February 2019. 

Being a sponsor of this event meant the Albury Wodonga community and visitors could view the exhibition for free. Something we are very proud of. 

Sidney Nolan's Ned Kelly series is a National Gallery of Australia exhibition.

Sidney Nolan
Ned Kelly 1946
from the Ned Kelly series 1946 – 1947
enamel paint on composition board
90.8 x 121.50 cm
Gift of Sunday Reed 1977

 


Albury Wodonga Business Awards

 

We are exceptionally proud to renew our sponsorship of the Albury Wodonga Business Awards for 2019. 

The Albury Wodonga Business Awards are the premier business event in our region. The awards showcase the hard work, achievements and successes of local businesses, providing local businesses with the opportunity to be recognised for their achievements. 

The Awards represent a range of Albury Wodonga business sectors and industries, offering every business in thei region an opportunity to nominate, celebrate and share their business success. 

In 2018 there were 400 local business people in attendance at the Awards, and we are exceptionally proud that a number of our clients won an award or were a finalist. 

We look forward to celebrating the successful businesses of 2019.

 

Congratulations to all the 2018 Award Winners

 

 
  • Outstanding Business Entrepreneur - Swathi Mahendran
  • Outstanding Young Business Person - Kayla Severs
  • Outstanding Small Business - Ultimate Windows
  • Outstanding Not-For-Profit - PCYC Albury
  • Outstanding Micro Business - S&J Industrial and Border Compounding Pharmacy
  • Outstanding New Business - HA Accounting
  • Outstanding Medium/Large Business - The Personnel Group
  • Most Outstanding Business - S&J Industrial
 
  • Excellence in Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism - Miss Amelie
  • Excellence in Health, Education and Disability Services - Junction Support Services
  • Excellence in Retail - Salts of the EArth
  • Excellence in Innovation - S&J Industrial
  • Excellence in Commercial, Professional and Business Services - Family Vet Centre
  • Employer of Choice - Junction Support Services
 


Ovens & Murray Football Netball League - Major Netball Sponsor

 

 We are exceptionally proud to sponsor the Ovens & Murray Netball

Sport plays an important role in regional Australia. It brings communities together; contributes positively to community identity; promotes social interaction and community inclusion, and plays an important role in developing team and leadership skills. 

There is a close alignment with how Johnsons MME operates and we are proud to have been the Major Netball Sponsor since 2012. 

The Ovens & Murray F&N Vision is to be the premier football/netball league in regional Australia. They will achieve this through:  

  • forward thinking
  • collaboration
  • networking
  • continuous improvement
  • safe environment
  • passionate
  • innovative
  • service
  • subsidiarity
 


Music in the Gardens - 2018/19

 
  Along with Albury City Council and with the support of Murray Conservatorium, we are proud to host the series of free, outdoor concerts, held in the beautiful surroundings of Albury Botanical Gardens.  

Held on the third Sunday of March, April, May, September, October and November, you can enjoy a multitude of entertaining Australian and International touring artists.

Bring your own rug or chair, and either your own snacks and drinks or purchase what is on offer.  It is a great way to spend a Sunday afternoon.

Click here to check the current artist list.

 


 Hume Bank City2City RunWalk

 Johnsons MME have been sponsors of the Walk and Talk portion of the Hume Bank City2City since 2018. The City2City raises much-needed funds for Albury Wodonga Health. 

 

All proceeds raised by the 2019 Hume Bank City2City Run Walk will fund life-saving ultra-sound equipment for critical care services, including Emergency, Intensive Care and Anaesthetics. The upgraded equipment allows for faster diagnosis and treatment of Albury Wodonga Health's most critically ill patients.

Johnsons MME choose to be involved as sponsors of the Walk and Talk - City2City because it is a great community event that raises significant funds to support our cross-border health service. Health can affect everyone, and the Walk and Talk portion of the event is one way everyone and anyone can be involved in City2City. Not all of us are runners, so being a sponsor and participating in City2City means we can make a positive contribution to our local community. 

To find out more on the Hume Bank City2City to their website here.

 


 CSU Chartered Accountants Award

 We are proud to have sponsored the CSU Chartered Accountants Award for Outstanding Achievement on the Albury Campus since 2014.

This award is given, each year, to the graduating student who achieved the most outstanding overall results in the Bachelor of Business (Accounting) or the Bachelor of Accounting Course.

At Johnsons MME we support our people to achieve their career goals as quickly as their aptitude and desire allows

Charles Sturt University courses are developed in collaboration with industry representatives to ensure the skills graduates acquire meet industry needs.

Sponsorship of the CSU Chartered Accountants Award encourages and supports students to achieve their goals - both from an educational perspective and a career perspective.  

 

 Albury Steamers

 

We are proud to have been a sponsor of the Albury Steamers Rugby Club since 2013

Sport plays an important role in regional Australia. It brings communities together; contributes positively to community identity; promotes social interaction and community inclusion, and plays an important role in developing team and leadership skills. 

There is a close alignment with how Johnsons MME operates and we are proud to be a Silver Sponsor again in 2019

 

 Albury Racing Club

 Albury Racing Club is home to the biggest country race event in NSW, the Albury Gold Cup.

 Country racing plays an important role in regional Australia. It brings communities together and promotes social interaction and community inclusion. Being involved with and part of the community is an important value for Johnsons MME. We are proud to have been a Platinum Sponsor since 2013, and again in 2019. 

 

 Johnsons MME Charity Fundraising

 

 At Johnsons MME we regularly get involved in fundraising for worthy causes. We have an active social club and fundraising group, both of which have rallied behind such causes as Cancer Council, The Good Friday Appeal,  Give Me Five For Kids, Movember and the One Can Can movement.

Recent fundraising activities have raised over $2,000 and included:
  • Bake-off fundraisers - where our staff teams bake delicious goodies and earn boasting rights as the better cooks! Our teams donate to participate and the funds go to a charity. 
    • May 2018 - Round 1 raised $563.96 for Royal Children's Hospital Good Friday Appeal.
    • July - Round 2 raised $417.79 for Fight MND.
    • August - Round 3 raised $595.89 for Rural Aids Buy a Bale
    • September - Round 4 raised $232.93 for Doctors without Borders
  • A lolly jar guessing competition and coin throwing challenge that raised $195 for Lymes Disease Australia.
  • A raffle that raised $228 to support Mercy International.
 


 



 

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