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Country Women's Association of Western Australia (CWA) is a proud and active women’s organisation working to improve the welfare and wellbeing of people everywhere, especially in country areas. In CWA there will be an interest for all women. They provide community service, support networks, welfare in times of need, education opportunities, friendship, fun and a great deal more. There are benefits for you and your community through CWA. CWA of WA encompasses the entire state with branches throughout Western Australia. To find out more go to www.cwaofwa.asn.au or call (08) 9321 6041.
Do Something Near You is Australia's definitive community directory and volunteer portal. The website provides vital links between charities, councils and communities. The aim of the project is to encourage and assist members of the public and the business community to invest their time and resources in local not-for-profit organisations, to the benefit of all Australians. http://www.dosomethingnearyou.com.au/
Volunteering WA was established in 1988 and aims to build strong communities through volunteering and provides a range of resources, services and support so that people in Western Australia are aware of and understand the nature and scope of volunteer activity. Volunteering WA makes a difference by connecting thousands of volunteers to many community organisations. They aim to build strong communities through volunteering and provide a range of resources, services and support so that people in Western Australia are aware of, and understand, the nature and scope of volunteer activity. To find out how you can give back to the community go to www.volunteeringwa.org.au
Australia's best place to find out what's going on in your local community. Wherever you live, stay connected to what's on in your local area with My Community Connect. With over 500 new event listings every week, you'll always know what's happening in your corner of the country. You can even post your own event and have it promoted across regional Television and radio - for free! To explore what is happening in your community go to www.mycommunityconnect.com.au
The Joondalup Men's Shed (JMS) is the local representative and a registered member of the Australian Men's Shed Association.
Apex is a volunteer service organisation that offers fellowship, fun and fabulous opportunities for personal development. Apex is also an Australian success story: since 1931 more than 250,000 young Australians have learnt a lot about themselves, gained new skills, made new friends and delivered more than 100 million hours of volunteer assistance to those in need. We are an authentic Australian service club that values citizenship, compassion and community engagement. To find out how you can get involved phone (02) 9253 7179 or go to www.apex.org.au
- Charmaine Sutherland from Gosnells - Bike riding with my 7 year old Son, more 4shore bike riding& Perth bike paths fun together.
- Idalia from Funky Town - Read a book everyweek
- Hannah from Greenwood - To do a Random Act of Kindness EVERY day, and slowly make the world a better place, step by step
- betty from fremantle - be happy all the time and imagine yourself being happy
- liza from carine - stay happy
- Monique from Duncraig - I will commit to practicing my clarinet everyday
- Nelly Brown from Golden Bay - Connect more with others, laugh 2 live, think well, live well in the community
- Amanda from Joondalup - To count my blessings every day
- Susan from Carlisle - Get to the gym AT LEAST once a week!!
- Rebecca from Willetton - To not let fear and doubt hold me back from giving things a go
- Suzie from Dianella - To be the reason at least one person smiles each day :-)
- Chris from Baldivis - Live with a sparkle and enjoy all people
- Gregor from Bindoon - To play sport every day
- Janet from Cooloongup - To get out of my comfort zone and commit to walk dogs, twice daily and learn to commit to all my activities.
- Phillippa from Fremantle - Smell the roses, hear the birds and live fearlessly!
- Garth from Maylands - To climb a mountain with a group mates
- Mary from Balmain - I pledge to remember that when I find something hard, persistence always wins.
- Lynda from Kingsley - To allow people trying to help me; to help me
- Jan from Inglewood - To keep active the best l can and read books and to open my heart to new friends
- Sarah from Leederville - to exercise every day
- M from Osborne Park - Not to reject invitations on the off chance things go badly.
- Stefan Manuk from Dianella - I pledge to keep myself active and social by being more involved in my sporting clubs.
- Shae from Australind - I pledge to stay motivated with my recovery
- Jordan from Heathridge - I pledge to read more books, help more around the house and do my homework every day
- cam morgan from Alkimos - My goal is to get fitter
- Lynsey from Rockingham - I pledge to learn how to run (properly!) So I can do fun runs! :)
- Aden from Toowoomba - Learn how to write more songs for my band
- Taneeka from South Bunbury - I will challenge myself by learning something new - a new musical instrument, sewing, cooking...
- Erin from Victoria Park - Becoming a youth mentor in 2014.
- Mikaela from Morawa - I will commit to finishing the first draft of one of my novels by the end of 3014
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