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Women’s Centre Community Garden Launch

As part of the Women’s Health Week the Women’s Centre launched our Community Garden Club on 8th September 2015. Garden beds  Garden bed
 Over 80 women came and enjoyed a free BBQ lunch and a range of activities.
Karen R garden2 Left: Crowd overlook Karen Retra from Seed Savers planting seeds at the opening.   Below: Karen Retra, Charlene Gehrig from Rotary Club Albury and Peta Pitman from Women’s Centre. Karen R, Charlene and Peta

 

Below: Team from Rotary Club of Albury cooked up the BBQ lunch for all to enjoy.

Rotary BBQ team

BBQ Lunch

 It was a chance to talk about the “Elephant in the room”, find out about the link between gardening and good health, learn about women’s health issues and participate in laughter yoga and relaxation activities.
Brigitte LaughterYoga4 Left: Laughter Yoga with Brigitte Weber (Centre) – Albury Community Health Nurse. Below: Karen West (Student) participating in laughter Yoga.   Karen West laughter yoga
 Below: Imogen Batten and Amber Quirk from Flex Out Physiotherapy.
Flex-outFlex-out talk1
 Visitors and team enjoyed a fun-filled day remembering the importance of taking care of your most important asset – your health!

Thanks to the Rotary Club of Albury for supporting the implementation of the Garden Beds.