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Let’s Go Outside!
The program is designed to give us all an opportunity to emerge and reconnect with others whilst doing an outdoor activity.
The Let’s Go Outside Program commenced on the 13th of October and we have had some great fun and connections happening! There are heaps of opportunities for you to join in too! (Program runs for 9 weeks)
All activities have a maximum of 10 participants. Please adhere to Covid Safety practices during the activities at the Deans Marsh Oval (please note activities will not be held if it is raining or snowing!).
Drumming will also commence in the next couple of weeks please contact Lisa if you are interested in this session or have ideas for other activities!
Mondays 10am – 10.50am
Moving Parents n Bubs
Ease back into movement with a combination of walking, body weight conditioning and gentle core strength. All levels of motivation and abilities catered for. Please bring a towel or mat and water bottle.
Mondays 11am – 11.50am
Strong and Supple
Combination of body weight strength, agility and joint mobility exercises to strengthen your body for your busy everyday life, or conditioning for your favourite sport. All levels of motivation and abilities catered for. Please bring a towel or mat and water bottle.
The facilitator for these sessions is Kylie Edwards of Run the Marsh Fame! Kylie has more than 20 years experience as a Fitness professional and group exercise instructor, specialising in pilates and integrative movements to help the body move efficiently.
Please message Lisa 0456 086786 or email The Cottage email@example.com to reserve your place, and please indicate if you wish to attend all 10 weekly sessions.
Walking with East Otway Landcare Members Cara and Jennifer
The walk will be for one hour and will leave from the Bambra Hall.
Please wear stout walking boots or shoes, bring a stick if you use one and sun/rain protection. Walks will be decided in consultation with the group.
Please message Lisa 0456 086786 or email The Cottage to reserve your place.
If you run a Micro Business, are thinking of starting one, or have ideas about hobbies that could be turned into a Micro Business, then The Deans Marsh Cottage would love you to get involved with our program and take this short Survey!
Our program Access Tech aims to assist Micro Business development in our community by providing access to a range of technologies, information and tips.
This technology may be in the form of access to equipment like computers, photocopiers and various apps, or it may be access to assistance in developing your Micro Business’ on-line presence, and the skills to maintain it.
We are exploring establishing a co-working space in Deans Marsh but at this stage all Access Tech activity is happening on-line.
Micro Business – Definition:
ABS define Micro Business as non-employing, sole traders and businesses employing 1 – 4 people.
ATO define Micro Business as having less than $2m in annual turnover.
EXPLORE DEANS MARSH CYCLING LOOPS
The Cottage is now offering a quality printing and copying service to members of the community, Thursdays and Fridays between 10am and 1pm (alternate times may be available on request).
Cost per copy:
A4 Black and White 0.05c
A4 Colour 0.10c
A3 Black and White 0.10c
A3 Colour 0.15c
“WALKING THE BARWON RIVER
from Source to Sea”
By Jennifer Morrow and Peter Greig, design by Gillian Brew.
You can purchase the book from The Store Deans Marsh or contact Jennifer on 0407 555 056. This beautiful book featuring stunning photography is $30, with all proceeds going to restore the health of the Barwon River.
We are delighted to be your local outlet for the NEW Otway Life Almanac 2020 – contact us to get your copy of this fabulous publication.
Lots of news, information and great stories all for $10
Our Regular Activities
MADCAP – Marsh And District Community Action Plan
The Deans Marsh and District Community Action Plan
The Deans Marsh Cottage has been successful in gaining funding for our community to create a community generated action plan.
We are delighted to confirm that Peter Kenyon from The Bank of Ideas has been appointed to work with us over the next few months to facilitate the development of the plan. In 2019 Peter was awarded an Order of Australia Medal for his international and national community development initiatives.
There will be a range of opportunities and activities both formal and informal for you to be involved. Regular updates will feature on the Deans Marsh Community Cottage website, Cottage Facebook page, The Cottage fortnightly email update and printed information.
We are trained to ask:
“What’s wrong and how we fix it?”
Instead start by asking:
“What works, what have we got, what’s possible and who cares”
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