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Rural Community Health and Wellbeing Award

 

28 November 2016

Waikerie Men’s Shed has been awarded the Rural Doctors Workforce Agency Rural Community Health and Wellbeing Award in the South Australian Community Achievement Awards, announced on Friday evening at the Hilton Adelaide.

Representatives Bob Kemp and David Krollig were presented with their award by RDWA's Director, Workforce, Gretchen Scinta.

Mayor Leon Stasinowsky of the District Council of Loxton Waikerie was among the 400 guests from across the state celebrating South Australia’s high achievers and community contributors.

Waikerie Men’s Shed provides a caring and inclusive environment. They offer a wide range of activities and programs to enhance each member’s self esteem and improve their physical and mental wellbeing. In addition to volunteer initiatives within the community, the Shed runs health promotion sessions on men’s health issues. Qualified health professionals provide information on diabetes, depression, blood pressure, cholesterol, cancer, arthritis and dementia. There are 70 members who benefit from the Shed's health promotion and activities.

Our congratulations to Waikerie Men’s Shed.

Waikerie Men’s Shed representatives Bob Kemp (pictured centre) and David Krollig (right) accept their award from RDWA's Gretchen Scinta