The staff at Boys to the Bush hosted a ‘Shed Talk’ last week in celebration of International Women’s Day. These talks are held throughout the year to involve people from all areas and backgrounds in our community to learn and participate in conversations with staff and participants of the program.
Last week Thursday’s talk was to celebrate the role of women in our community. Staff members Kristy Butler, Hannah DeMamiel and Mel West spoke of their experiences working with both boys and girls in the organisation, and the positive outcomes it is having not only on the kids involved, but also on the staff and everyone involved. Programs such as MENtoring, School Groups and in particular Emergency Care and Girls to the Country Camps, were all well received by those who attended.
“Forbes has embraced Boys to the Bush with open arms since it’s commencement,” said Cassandra Tyack, Community Partnerships Coordinator. “Without the generous support of our town, Boys to the Bush would not be able to continue to achieve so many good results in nurturing the disengaged and vulnerable members of our community to build strong and confident young men and women.”