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Reflections on Charlie and the Chocolate factory.

October 07 2019

A group from Roads to Independence, at Marriott Support Services, went to the show and here is our opinion. We all loved the experience and the storyline. We are all so thankful we were able to see it with each other. We liked how Charlie’s grandad was encouraging Charlie by telling him to believe in […]

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Fun in the Park

September 26 2019

On Tuesday we got the bus and the train to Caulfield where we then waited for a tram to Caulfield Park. At the park, we found the perfect spot for our picnic, we laid out our picnic blankets and put music on the speaker. Isabelle and Jess played throw and catch while Andrew and Michael […]

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Positive flow nurtures wellbeing.

July 21 2019

We all want to lead meaningful and fulfilling lives. Cultivating a positive outlook is a good foundation. Positive psychology focuses on the strengths to enable individuals, communities and organisations to thrive. It’s not about being happy all the time or avoiding negative thoughts. Difficult or negative thoughts can also help us to learn about ourselves. […]

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Partnership with inclusive leisure centre recognised.

July 04 2019

The results speak for themselves, Marriott’s partnership with Glen Eira Sports and Aquatic Centre (GESAC) was recognised by winning the Community Impact Award, at the recent Aquatics and Recreation Victoria’s award night. The Attendant Support Program (ASP) was nominated after experiencing substantial growth since its inception less than two years ago. The ASP aims to […]

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Be Winter ready.

May 16 2019

When we think of winter, often our minds turn to the dreaded thought of being sick. About 20% of people will get the flu or colds this winter, but there is still plenty to do to reduce the chances. Let’s start by building up our immune system. What is the immune system? The immune system […]

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Empowering people with disability to shop

April 03 2019

Zoe, Angus, Kim and Wells write about their trip to Southland. We were all are very excited to go to Southland as everyone had something to get from there. We started our journey from Moorabbin station and got off at Southland Shopping Centre, it was easy. We reach the shopping mall and wandered around at […]

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Friends make a plan to play golf

March 05 2019

Recently, we went to Dingley village to play mini golf. First, we got a train then we got the bus. We had a plan which we followed led by George and Michael. It was an easy journey. When we got to mini golf, we paid and got our golf club, golf ball and scorecard. Michael […]

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How exercise improves mental health

February 21 2019

The beginning of a new year is a great time to pay some attention to healthy habits. What about healthy habits to get our mental health in good shape? What is mental health? Mental health is about our sense of wellbeing. Having balance mental health helps us to cope with everyday stresses of life, work […]

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Young man with a disability has artwork exhibited at New York Art Fair

February 21 2019

We are excited that Samraing Chea, had his work exhibited at the New York Outsider Art Fair last month. The New York Outsider Art Fair began in New York in 1993, and concentrates specifically on self-taught art. Samraing has been a regular studio artist at Arts Project Australia since 2011 and is now supported through […]

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Getting a Companion Card

How to get a disability Companion Card.

February 20 2019

Would you love to get to leisure and sporting events but need assistance? A companion card can make that happen. The benefits of Companion Cards are not well known for people with disability and their carers. To assist those who are eligible Taylor, who was a volunteer with Marriott, is now assisting people to get Companion […]

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

Enjoy breakfast at the beach, starting this Saturday

November 16 2019

Join us for Breakfast every Saturday from 16th November 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 […]

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Marriott Community Hub, 100 Wheatley Road, McKinnon

Our Annual Meeting

November 18 2019

Our Guest Speaker is Jill Sears, Diversity and Inclusion Manager at Melbourne Water. Announcing that Beau from Enviro Management Services will speak at the annual meeting. At Marriott Community Hub, 100 Wheatley Road McKinnon. Register at 6pm for 6.30pm start.  

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Glen Eira Sports and Aquatic Centre, 200 East Boundary Road, Bentleigh East

Celebrate International Day of People with Disability

December 04 2019

Celebrate and have a go at Zumba, Netball, AFL, Basketball, Gymnastics, Dance, Cricket and T-ball. The Glen Eira Sports and Aquatic Centre (GESAC) and Marriott Support Services will once again host the International Day of People with Disability celebration. Wednesday 4th December 9.30am-1.30pm. At GESAC 200 East Boundary Road, Bentleigh East FREE Come along and […]

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