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Celebrating volunteers, social inclusion

Contributing to social inclusion, International Volunteer Week.

November 26 2019

Marriott named their Volunteer Award after long-serving Volunteer, Pam Rivers. We are thankful to all our Volunteers. This year there are two winners of the Pam Rivers Volunteer Award. Carolyn started volunteering with  Marriott’s Roads to Independence, after her daughter, who was a corporate volunteer at Marriott Industries, recommended Marriott to her. More than two […]

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Friends helping each other with internet safety.

‘Tis the season for giving, be careful what you give on the internet.

November 25 2019

The holiday season is a time of fun and joy but it can also be a time when we can feel anxious and lonely. We may reach for our devices to share the moment or to help us feel less alone. Be aware of what you share on the internet. Here are IMPORTANT tips to […]

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Neil Blackman,2019 Marriott Industries Award winner

Night of nights celebrating people – Marriott AGM.

November 22 2019

At the Annual General Meeting, we recognised the contribution people at Marriott, and with 73 people attending on Monday, there was great positive energy. The first recognition was for the food prepared by the fabulous Roads to Independence (RTI) cooking groups. The treats included chocolate balls, lemon slice, muffins, rocky road, quiches and spinach triangles. […]

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A Day with Harry Potter.

November 19 2019

The Harry Potter exhibition at Bourke Street Mall was imaginative and we immersed ourselves into the whole world of Harry. We travelled to the city from Clayton station and walked from Melbourne Central to Myers, we wanted to see the Myer Christmas window display. Wells and George thought the Christmas Gumnuts were amazing. https://www.myer.com.au/content/christmas-windows The […]

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Karen, with Rebecca (R)

Supporting learning for Disability Support students.

November 11 2019

Karen completes her student placement today and I caught up with her. While studying a Holmesglen TAFE, a staff member at Bayside Developmental Special School recommended Karen to contact Marriott Support Services for student placement. Here are her reflections. From the time I arrived at Marriott, and even before that, the communication was clear and […]

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Wills and Trusts made simpler for parents of adults with disabilities.

October 24 2019

“The session was really worthwhile” was one response to the Wills and Trusts Information Session on Tuesday with Jennifer Jackson, a senior lawyer at Moores legal firm. Jennifer got our attention straight away by asking ‘What are we worried about?’ • Potential exploitation of the beneficiary by others; • Preserving Centrelink pension and/or Health Care […]

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Get on your bike, Dave raises money for sick kids.

October 09 2019

Enviro Management Services’ Dave Fraser is raising money as part of the Great Cycle Challenge to fight kids’ cancer! All funds go to support the Children’s Medical Research Institute to continue their work into the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and finding a cure for childhood cancer. His goal is to ride 250kms in October. Why you […]

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Who doesn’t love fresh pasta? mastering pasta with disability support.

October 07 2019

Who does not love fresh pasta? At Fairway Aged Care Hostel, a Roads to Independence (RTI) group from Marriott Support Services volunteer and as part of building capacity, they have learnt the art of making pasta from scratch, using a machine. The aspiring cooks share want to share with you how with a little effort, […]

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NDIS plan reviews; what now?

October 07 2019

Putting your best case forward for your plan review will increase the chance of your next plan meeting your needs. Your plan review does three things: 1. helps measure progress to your goals; 2. identifies any changes in your life since the plan started; and 3. explores possible new goals. When do plan reviews happen? […]

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Rodney (R) volunteers at Marriott Industries.

Fearful of retiring? I’ve got one word to say to you – Volunteer!

October 07 2019

Are you looking for social connection, skill development, friendships and fun? Volunteer! Many of us take for granted the opportunity to volunteer. Barriers still exist for people with disabilities to volunteer, that’s why we are thrilled to receive a community grant from the City of Glen Eira to support individuals, who are considering retiring or […]

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Announcing Marriott’s new CEO

December 09 2019

The Board is very pleased to announce that Ann-Maree Colborne has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Marriott Support Services, with effect from 6 January 2020. Ann-Maree has extensive leadership experience in the not-for-profit sector having held CEO and senior executive positions with Uniting, Lentara Uniting Care, Yooralla, Red Cross, Arthritis Victoria and other not-for-profits. […]

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Mentone Life Saving Club, Beach Road, opposite, Kitchener St, Mentone.

Enjoy breakfast at the beach on Saturdays.

December 14 2019

Join us for Breakfast every Saturday from 8.30am. At Mentone Life Saving Club, Beach Road, opposite, Kitchener St, Mentone. Here’s a taste of what’s on the menu EGGS AND BACON ON TOAST VEGETARIAN BREAKFAST Eggs on toast (poached, fried or scrambled) with avocado, roasted tomato, and sauteed mushrooms. BIG BREAKFAST Eggs on toast (poached, fried […]

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Marriott Support Services

Christmas Closure dates

December 16 2019

Community – Last day is Thursday 19th December 2019 and re-opens for clients Thursday 16th January 2020 Marriott Industries – last day Friday 20th December and re-opens Monday 6th January 2020 Enviro Management Services (EMS) – CLOSED only on the 25th 26th and 27th December and 1st January 2020  

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