WALGETT SHOW.pdf - WAMS

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WALGETT SHOW.pdf - WAMS

Walgett AboriginalMedical ServiceCo-operative Limited37 Pitt StWalgett NSW 2832Ph: 6828 1611Fax: 6828 1201Web:www.walgettams.comThe Walgett Show was held onSaturday 7 May and Sunday 8 May2011.The Walgett Aboriginal MedicalService Co-operative Limited, as ithas for the last fifteen years,welcomed community members tocome in for health screenings and todiscuss ways to a more healthylifestyle through diet and exercise.In all, there were one hundred andthirty eight people, fifty eight malesand eighty females, who came in tohave their blood pressure , bloodglucose, weight and cholestorallevels checked and to browse throughthe many pamphlets and displayson show.Promotional bags were given outcontaining a Frisbee, ruler, pen andmore. There were also promotionalbags from Dental with toothpaste,toothbrush, badge and stickers.


WAMS staff helping over the two days were—Jessie Richardson Practice ManagerPhillip DowseSenior AHWNaomi BarrettAdministraion Officeraria Hammond Goonimoo Co-0rdinatorAnn Megalokonomos Goonimoo AssistantReg RuteneD & A Co-ordinatorMaryanne Rutene Executive SupportDonna Thurston Administration AssistantSarah DowseDental AssistantGail KennedyDental AssistantKirin RoseReceptionistNoel WalfordCleanerDaniel Walford Transport OfficerMarissa Walford Transport OfficerKayla Thurston Dental AssistantFaasipa Stowers FCPHC Team LeaderCatherine Cussack Enrolled NurseRebecca Alcock Healthy for Life RNPrateek Dhingra Medical StudentZahin Hossain Medical StudentWAMS staff also enjoyed trying their hand at thedifferent exhibits in the pavilion, entering many ofthe categories , including flower arranging,best flower, cooking and photography.The Walgett Show allows the WAMS staff theopportunity to chat with the local community in arelaxed environment whilst still getting themessage across to live healthy.