The newly formed Northam Hockey Club has a new sponsor with the Toodyay Community Bank Branch and the Northam Customer Service Centre throwing their support behind the club.
As the only platinum sponsor of the Club, the branch has committed significant financial support to help offset Northam Hockey Club’s costs which this year includes fielding 11 teams competing in the Avon Hockey Association.
With Bert Hawke Oval being the home ground for all Northam teams, the Club is responsible for ground maintenance, light fees, junior development, supplying umpires and running a canteen.
Northam Hockey Club President, Kelsey Lawrence, said the Club was appreciative of the branch’s support.
“As with any sporting club or community organisation, we rely heavily on the support of volunteers and financial sponsors to be successful,” Ms Lawrence said.
“By working together with our sponsors, we can support our local families with quality sporting facilities and player development.”
Visitors come from all over the Avon region including Toodyay, Cunderdin, Wongan Hills and have recently expanded to junior teams from Mundaring.
Toodyay Community Bank Branch Manager, Kirsten Barrack, said the branch was committed to supporting local families.
“Communities are often built around shared interests and there’s no passion or pursuit more galvanizing than sport,” said Ms Barrak.
“We believe that when we support community groups, whether they be school, club, charity or any other Toodyay or Northam service group that we are playing an important and positive role in the lives of our people.
“The more our community realises the benefits of banking with us, the more we can give back to the people of Toodyay, Northam and surrounding the Wheatbelt area through sponsorships such as this one with Northam Hockey Club.”