Fashion, styling, shopping and champagne
- a feel-good night was had by all at Project Pamper, which
welcomed women who had been touched by cancer.
Pictured: Guests received
complimentary champagne on arrival and showbags thanks to event
sponsors and Target
A dam at the Narana Aboriginal Cultural
Centre was re-generated thanks to GMHBA employee volunteers and
Brunswick job seekers with health issues, a limited work history
or barriers to employment will benefit from a new ground-breaking
program called Destination Work, to be run through local employment
provider MatchWorks. Twenty local job seekers aged
between 21 and 40 will take part in the supported initiative,
starting Monday 15 September.
The Karingal BacLinks and GMHBA community initiative -Project
Pamper-had an overwhelming response with 250 local women, who have
been touched by cancer in some way, pampered on Wednesday evening
Pictured: A Pamper Session at Project Pamper
Karingal's commitment to providing an inclusive community has
been re-enforced through the introduction of the Karingal
Disability Action Plan
2013 - 2017.
Pictured: CEO Daryl Starkey, Capacity Development manager for
the Office of the Disability Commissioner Anthony Kolmus, Karingal
Disability Action Plan project officer Jacqui McKim and Karingal
Chair Rod Payne at the Disability Action Plan launch.
More than 650 people turned out to Deakin University's Costa
Hall on June 25 to see world renowned artists Eddi Reader and Tim
McCallum in concert to officially launch the Karingal Foundation's
Eastern Geelong Community Centre Appeal.
Pictured: Eddi Reader performs at the concert
The National Disability Insurance Agency is paying service
providers higher prices for some supports from July 1, however
there are concerns that the full cost of service delivery will not
Karingal East Geelong's past and present employees, participants
and families enjoyed a walk down memory lane when they gathered on
Friday, July 4 at the McKillop Street site to celebrate its 58
years of achievements and look forward to the future.
Pictured: Andrew Katos turning the soil with Daryl Starkey
The 2014 Winter Workplace Big Day Out
warmed the hearts of all involved, with participants and employee
volunteers combining for a rewarding day.