Celebrating women at a ‘Picnic in the Park’ ​

Published on 29 January 2024

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The Murray River Council community is invited to celebrate International Women’s Day at a ‘Picnic in the Park’ in Barham on Wednesday March 6.

Hosted in Riverside Park with catering by Koondrook’s Long Paddock Food Store, the event will feature remarkable stories from guest speakers Steph Prem (Olympian and High Performance Coach) and Shez Spiteri (Co-Founder of SheKan and now part of the team at SALT Sport).

Council’s Director Community and Economic Development, Sarah Ryan said the event is a great opportunity to connect with other women in the local community.

“It will be a fun and relaxed event where attendees can enjoy great company, amazing food and be inspired by the stories of women who have been driving success in leadership, business, the community and life.”

“It’s also a great opportunity for community members to come together, meet new people and mark the achievements of the remarkable women in our lives,” she said.

Tickets to the event are now available for $33 which includes a picnic lunch and non-alcoholic refreshments.

Book now via https://www.trybooking.com/events/landing/1151289

“We’d love to see lots of community members joining us,” Sarah said.

“I’d encourage people to get a group together and book your tickets so you don’t miss out!”

Event Summary:

International Women’s Day – Picnic in the Park

Wednesday, 6 March 2024

Barham, Riverside Park

11.30am - 2pm

$33 per head (includes picnic lunch and non-alcoholic refreshments). Bookings essential.

For bookings and more information, https://www.trybooking.com/events/landing/1151289

About the Speakers:

Steph Prem:

Olympian, Speaker, Podcast Host, and High-Performance Coach: a powerhouse in Health and Wellness. From Olympic glory to facing career-ending challenges, Steph's journey is nothing short of remarkable.

As an expert commentator for three Winter Olympics Broadcasts and Medibank Health Ambassador, Steph advocates for nationwide health and wellbeing.

Steph's infectious energy and charisma, combined with her high-performance mindset, make her a force to be reckoned with. With a passion for both physical and mental wellbeing, Steph is on a mission to inspire even the most resistant individuals and organizations to live 'well'-because she believes everyone has the power to take action and thrive.

Shez Spiteri:

From a small town in Victoria to global empowerment, meet Shez: the force behind SheKan and now lighting up lives with SALT Sport. Hairdressing ignited her passion for boosting women's confidence, but it was in the corporate world of Bendigo where her personal growth exploded.

Teaming up with her best friend, Shez co-founded SheKan, hosting impactful events for over 6000 women across regional communities. Now, she's on a new mission with SALT, a charity aiming to Transform Australian Culture Through Sport.

Join Shez on a journey of empowerment, where hairdressing, corporate hustle, and community impact converge to redefine what's possible. Get ready to be inspired!




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