Charity Round: A Farmdome and Family Day

1 in 5 adults experience mental ill-health every year.

In addition to this, as a university club, many of our members are young adults who have just moved out of home, away from their support networks and into new environments. These experiences can be challenging and contribute to even higher rates of mental illness.

For this reason, Monash Hockey Club is choosing to support The Resilience Project during our 2018 Charity Round. The Project aims to teach positive mental health strategies to schools, sports clubs and businesses; providing them with evidence-based, practical strategies to build resilience.

To support the Project, we will be hosting an extra-special farmdome on the Saturday of Round 12, aiming to raise funds and awareness for the organisation and its cause.

WHEN: Saturday 12:30pm-6:30pm
WHO: all Monash players – juniors, all grades of seniors and masters, Knox Hockey Club Women and KBH Brumbies Hockey Men, any and all supporters and probably a few doggos.
WHERE: Monash University Hockey Ground
WHAT:
– Raffle: Kookaburra merch, meat tray, more exciting prizes.
– Free food spread put on by the Monash players!
– A quick chat about the importance of having conversations about mental health (R U OK?) and info on the Resilience Project
– Gold coin gate donation
– BBQ: snags, onion, hasbrowns
– Canteen: lollies and drinks

This is an incredibly important cause and we look forward to supporting it with a day of fun, food, family and friends!

For more info on The Resilience Project, please take a look at their website: https://theresilienceproject.com.au/
Or download the app!

 

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HUGE congratulations

HUGE congratulations to four of our Women’s Masters players for being selected to represent Victoria at the upcoming Australian Women’s Masters Championships in WA!

Well done to Wendy, Anne, Leonie and Robyn!

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A Quiet Night in Fitzroy

Come one, come all for a superhero-y stroll through some of the finest establishments Fitzroy has to offer (hand picked by Ando himself!). Don’t suffer from FOMO and make sure you keep your weekend free!

WAIT WHAT? Club outting! Superhero themed!
WHEN? Saturday 23rd @ 7PM.
WHERE? Starting at Imperial Hotel next to Parliament Station, to The Workers Club to a mystery third pub and ending at the Fitzroy Beer Garden.
WHO? YOU and the rest of the Monash University Hockey Club.
DRESS CODE? Firstly, superhero outfit; secondly, no thongs, singlets or shorts.

Hope you can make it!

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Thank you Kookaburra!

Kookaburra are supporting Monash University Hockey Club through to the end of the 2020 season! This season they are generously providing us with special ball and merch pricing along with three sticks, one each for the Women’s and Men’s 1s Best and Fairest winners and one more, signed by an Australia hockey player, to be auctioned off later in the year!

Kookaburra produce quality hockey and cricket gear which you can find at good sports store. You can also peruse online at http://www.kookaburra.biz/en-au/hockey/. Thanks Kookaburra!

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