.

By Bonny Burrows

The inaugural meeting of Pakenham’s Friendship Cafe kicked off on 20 April, with overwhelming success.
Women of all ages and backgrounds came together at Living Learning Pakenham for an informal gathering, with the aim of creating a sense of belonging to women new to the area, or for those who have found themselves isolated through the demands of family.
Project officer Jolene Stewart wants to see as many women as possible take advantage of the free weekly catch-up.
“Friendships and connections are extremely important, even more so when moving to a new area,” Ms Stewart said.
Initially offering a place for conversation, Ms Stewart hopes to eventually expand the program to include training, group outings and collaborations with local organisations.
The group’s possibilities were endless, she said.
The Women’s Friendship Cafe is open to women of all ages, backgrounds and cultures.
Participants meet on Thursdays from 9am to 12noon at Living Learning Pakenham, 6B Henry Street.
For more information, phone Jolene Stewart on 0417 563 578 or email projectofficer.wfc@gmail.com

Comments are closed.

More News

Pakenham-based band Stonefox has just wrapped up its nation-wide tour showcasing the latest single Talk Me Home. Teaming up with ...

Three men have been arrested in relation to a firearm incident at an Eagle Drive home on 20 July. It is ...

Drugs and weapons have been seized by police from a Pakenham property. Members from the Victoria Police Divisional Response Unit (...

Cardinia Crime Investigation Unit detectives have arrested a second man following the intercept of an allegedly stolen vehicle at Pakenham ...

Beginners Bollywood, Punjabi and Folk dancing Come and learn these beautiful traditional dance styles, fun for the whole family. Saturday 22 ...

The facelifted Renault Clio not only has a stronger look but also added features and – best of all – its prices ...

Latest Sport

AFL South East has listened to the 18 member clubs –nine football, nine netball – of the South East Football Netball League (...

Stripping Narre Warren of its two-year reign as champions remains the biggest challenge to conquer after the Magpies stood strong ...

A full-strength Dandenong Stingrays outfit withstood an impressive final quarter push from the Northern Knights at Shepley Oval on Saturday ...