Guest Speaker: July 16 - Blaze Aid
Guest Speakers: July 16 - Blaze Aid
Speakers at the meeting on July 16 will be Christine and John Male from Gippsland Christine and John are currently taking a break from Cloncurry in Queensland where they are Camp Coordinators for the rebuilding project following the Queensland floods in February this year.
Christine and John will be serving as coordinators of the 10 or so Blaze Aid volunteers who work at the Sheep and Wool Show.
BlazeAid is a volunteer-based organisation that works with families and individuals in rural Australia after natural disasters such as fires and floods. Working alongside the rural families, our volunteers help to rebuild fences and other structures that have been damaged or destroyed.
Equally important, volunteers also help to lift the spirits of people who are often facing their second or third flood event after years of drought, or devastating losses through bushfires. BlazeAid volunteers work in a disaster-affected area for many months, not only helping individuals and families, but also helping rebuild the local communities.