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SBS SPANISH RADIO INTERVIEW - BUTTERFLY: EMPOWERING WOMEN PROGRAM

POSTED: 25th October 2017 SOURCE: SBS Spanish Radio 12th October 2017

A program to equip women in finance, career, personal development and other matters.

Butterfly Empowering Women is a program of Macarthur Diversity Services Initiative, which aims to empower women, as its name implies.

  • It is completely free and started on October 12th. It is developed over 10 weekly sessions, each of two hours.
  • On SBS Radio, Jaqueline Lobo, the program's coordinator said that the goal of this program is to help participants "plan their lives around what really matters and prepare for 2018".
  • These are some of the topics that the program will cover: goal setting, career, education, health, finance, relationships, personal development and more.
  • This program is delivered in 10 weekly sessions of 2 hours each. It is totally free.
  • Those interested can contact Jacqueline Lobo on 4627 1188 (Ext 853), Wednesday and Thursday, or mobile phone 0414 379 682.

(This audio is copyright to SBS).

Program: SBS Spanish Radio Interviewer: Soraya Caicedo Interviewee: Jacqueline Lobo Duration: 6 min 40 sec

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LIGHTS GO UP FOR FESTIVAL

POSTED: 24th October 2017 SOURCE: Macarthur Chronicle Camden 17th October 2017

Bollywood fun and dancing comes to town.

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CAMPBELLTOWN SHOULD BE A PRIME DESTINATION FOR REFUGEES

POSTED: 17th October 2017 SOURCE: Campbelltown-Macarthur Advertiser 13th October 2017

Services, infrastructure, accomodation, cultural diversity. Macarthur - Campbelltown in particular - has almost everything a refugee settling in Australia needs.

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MDSI CELEBRATES WITH FAMILIES AT TEEN RANCH

POSTED: 01st October 2017 SOURCE: NSW Settlement Partnership (NSP) News 31st August 2017

MDSI, in partnership with the Benevolent Society, organised a family camp at Teen Ranch Cobbitty for seven refugee families, which included grandparents, parents and children of all ages.

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SHED OWES IT ALL TO HIS DEDICATION

POSTED: 27th September 2017 SOURCE: Macarthur Chronicle 26th September 2017

Men in Airds and Bradbury are feeling connected and part of their community and it's all thanks to one person - Andrew McGlinchy.

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AIRDS BRADBURY MEN’S SHED NEWS

POSTED: 14th September 2017

The Airds Bradbury Mens Shed purchase a Ute!

In 2016, the Airds Bradbury Mens Shed were successful in obtaining a Community Building Partnership Grant to purchase a second hand Ute.  The ute will be used to collect  donations of tools and timber they receive from the community as well as deliver the finished goods that they make for community groups and projects. Up until  now, it has always been a problem trying to rope someone in to bringing a trailer or being available. 

The photo is with Greg Warren, our local MP, who is delivering the cheque from the NSW Government.

The second photo is the proud members of the Menshed around their new (almost) Ute. 

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Food Sale Not A Hand-Out

POSTED: 14th September 2017 SOURCE: Campbelltown-Macarthur Advertiser 13th December 2017

Affording the weekly grocery shop is becoming increasingly difficult for many Macarthur families.....

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Healthy Basic Food At Low Cost

POSTED: 30th August 2017 SOURCE: Macarthur Chronicle 29th August 2017

Families, seniors and people doing it tough have been joining a fortnightly queue to buy a staples bag of food and household items since a pop-up shop opened in Campbelltown.

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MDSI’s HYPE Program

POSTED: 23rd August 2017

Helping Young People Excel

HYPE is an 8 week, youth program designed by MDSI. The program aims to help young people excel in different areas such as education, employment, training, health and fitness. The program supports young people to obtain new skills and knowledge, increase self-esteem and make social connections. The outcome is to enhance their academic, physical, social and mental wellbeing. Topics may vary and the last session is an outing!

MDSI’s HYPE program is for young people 12 - 24 from a multicultural background and new arrivals.

For further information or to register your interest in having this program at your school please contact:

Ivania Joya, Youth Settlement Worker P. 4627 1188 E. ivaniajoya@mdsi.org.au OR Kim Postill, Youth & Family Caseworker P. 4627 1188 M. 0490 679 248  E. kimpostill@mdsi.org.au

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VOLUNTEER DRIVING MENTORS NEEDED

POSTED: 17th August 2017

Become a volunteer supervising driver mentor with MDSI's U Turn Program

  • Do you have an unrestricted NSW driver's licence?
  • Can you help a learner driver get their P's?
  • Can you commit to 1 -2 hours volunteering per week?

What is the u Turn Program?

The U Turn program helps young drivers who experience barriers accessing a car or a supervising driver prepare for their licence. Obtaining a drivers licence can help a young person achieve their study or employment goals. As a driver mentor all you need is your unrestricted NSW drivers licence and we will provided the car, insurances, fuel and mentor training.

To find out more contact our  U Turn Program Coordinator today on P. 4627 1188 M. 0490 815 866 or E. themie@mdsi.org.au

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Friday
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Aug 2018

NEWBROOK COMMUNITY

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Newbrook Sales Office, Cnr Wheatle

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19
Aug 2018

MACARTHUR HEIGHTS COMMUNITY

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10:00am to 2:00pm
Milky Way Park, Cnr Milky Way & Un

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27
Aug 2018

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