Thursday, December 14, 2017

Community Connect

Editor January 17, 2012

Upcoming

SHEPPARTON CHURCH OF CHRIST afternoon of music, song and verse, Sunday, February 5 at 2pm. Corner Nixon and Corio St, Shepparton. Cost $8, Concessions $6 includes refreshments. Hear Angel Voices, Donald Campbell, Joan Hanna and more. More information Kaye 5823 2273

PARENTS, FAMILY AND FRIENDS of gay and lesbian people (PFLAG) meet the 1st Monday of the month to offer support and friendship. At Uniting Care Cutting Edge, 136 Maude St, Shepparton commencing at 7.30pm.  Next meeting Monday, February 6. Phone Glenys on 0409 626 647 or email [email protected]

ARE YOU LIVING WITH ARTHRITIS? Do you need help or support with your condition? Then talk with like minded people, carers and friends are welcome. Meeting to be held at Primary Care Connect, 399 Wyndham Street, Shepparton on Tuesday, February 7, 1.30pm – 3.30pm. Please contact Lorraine 5822 4012 or email [email protected]

THE KIWANIS CLUB has a Kiwanis K-Kids Club group at the Mooroopna Park Primary School. This will be the fourth year for this club, starting in February. Providing an opportunity for Community & students to work together on various projects.

LIVING WELL WITH CHRONIC ILLNESS do you have an ongoing health condition that is impacting on your life?  Would you like to better manage this/these conditions? Primary Care Connect invites people diagnosed with chronic illness to participate in a 6 week program of 2 ½ hours per week to develop skills to better manage their chronic health conditions. Topics covered include symptom management, dealing with difficult emotions, goal setting, problem solving & healthy eating to name a few.
Thursday, February 16 – Thursday, March 22. 10am – 12.30pm. 399 Wyndham Street, Shepparton. Gold coin donation covers the cost of morning tea. For further information or to register please call Sonia at Primary Care Connect on 5823 3200

THE KIWANIS CLUB’S next projects will be the Clean up Australia Day with a section of the “Adopt a Highway” and entry into the Department of Sustainability “Keep Australia Beautiful – Victoria” project listing the many environment improvements in Mooroopna

Ongoing

DO YOU HAVE A COUPLE OF HOURS FREE? Volunteers are needed at Vision Australia. We are currently looking for volunteers to assist us in our Day program. All training is provided. Our Day program volunteers assist us by providing transport (in our vehicles and bus) for our clients to and from the Day program, for the many craft activities chosen by the members. Vision Australia’s Day program is an invaluable social group of those who are elderly, blind or have low vision, have a disability or are feeling isolated. Please call Pam on 5831 9400 if you wish to express an interest or have any questions

DRINKING CAUSE FOR CONCERN Are you troubled by someone else’s drinking? Al-Anon groups for adults and Al-Ateen groups for children offer anonymous help and emotional support to people. For information about Al-Anon Family Groups in Kyabram, Shepparton and surrounding towns, phone 5825 1160 or 0407 522 496

FEEL LIKE A 2 HOUR SHOPPING SPREE? Council is STEPPING UP with extended 2 hour CBD parking! There is now even more 2 hour parking in the Shepparton CBD, so we are inviting you on a 2 hour shopping spree which now gives shoppers loads more time! Brought to you by Greater Shepparton council and Shepparton Show Me. Stepping up together. Please note: Excludes 15 minute and 30 minute parking bays. Normal fees still apply

FREE SOUP KITCHEN Sausages and delicious soups will be available every Wednesday night between 4.30pm and 6pm. Anyone who is experiencing hardship is welcome to come along and enjoy a free feed or just a cuppa. Locations are as follows: Skate Park next to Victoria Lake, Central Shepparton, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu & Fri. Community House, Parkside Drv, North Shepparton, Wednesday. Opportunity Shop cnr McLennan and O’Brien streets, Mooroopna, Wednesday, Numurkah Park, Melville St, Numurkah, Friday, 4.30pm and 6pm at the Maude St Mall, (centre of mall) Shepparton

KONNEXIONS we are a not for profit organisation that provides opportunities for singles to enjoy social activities every weekend. The age group is approximately 45 -65. Ring Jenny on 5852 2816 or Rob on 0458 542 521. It has been in existence for 15 years