Despite a very cold wind and light rain, a good turnout was on hand on Friday morning for the Official Opening of the Bendigo Bank Agency in Gaskill Street.
The Hon Rick Colless MLC cut the ribbon to declare the Agency officially open.
He was preceded by a General Welcome and thank you to both the Steering Committee of the Canowindra District Community Bank, by Chairperson Cheryl Newsom; a congratulations from Mayor of Cabonne, Cr Kevin Beatty and some words of encouragement from Tim Butt, Regional Manager of Bendigo Bank.
The next role of the Committee and the Agency is to secure business on the books to the tune of $20M and everybody in Canowindra can assist in this process by dropping in and opening an account with the Agency.
Some of the facilities and accounts offered include a variety of Transaction Accounts, Savings Accounts and Business/ Club Accounts.
The most versatile account types are the Everyday Transaction Account and the EasySaver saving account. The Everyday Account type has funds available at call and provides the customer with options such as EFTPOS/ATM cards, internet banking, chequebooks and phone banking.
The EasySaver Account can only be accessed through internet banking transfers or in Agency/Branch withdrawals, to make saving just that little bit easier.
The Piggysaver Account is aimed for children under 12 years of age, with the option of a Student Account at a later age that has access to an EFTPOS/ATM Card. There are also Pension and Concession accounts that attract zero monthly and annual fees. In terms of Business/Club Accounts, there are a wide variety of accounts to suit all types of businesses; with both demand deposits and savings accounts respective.
Bendigo Bank offers a variety of credit cards and loan types with something to suit everyone. The interest rates are very competitive and can be sure to please all customers. Remember the Agency is open every day from 10.00am to 2.00pm.