Hat Day parties for mental health

Woy Woy Rotary Club will be holding two, simultaneous Hat Day Parties in Umina and Ettalong as part of Australian Rotary Health’s Lift the Lid on Mental Health initiative.

The Hat Day parties will be held at Jasmine Green’s Kiosk, Umina and Café Republik at Ettalong. The two local businesses were asked to participate and wholeheartedly agreed, according to Woy Woy Rotary Club Presidentelect Ms Jayne Mote. In addition to a special morning tea menu for $12 a head, the Jasmine Green’s Hat Day party will cater for young mothers and children with craft activities. Ms Mote said there would be special prizes for the best made hat.

“Children will be able to make a hat or decorate an existing hat,” she said. “Down at Café Republik we will have guest speaker, Dr Dorian Mode who will speak about his experiences with mental health. “Both cafes have given us a wonderful menu for the morning tea from which a proportion will come back to mental health as the proceeds will go to Rotary Australian Mental health for research. Hat Day is an Australian-wide Rotary initiative. The Rotary Club of Woy Woy’s Lift the Lid on Mental Health events will take place on Tuesday, October 10. The events will commence at 10am. Bookings are essential and can be made at the cafes or by calling Ms Mote on 0405 714 289. Tickets are also available at Priceline Pharmacy in Woy Woy and Seaspray Jewellers in Umina.

SOURCE: Media release, 7 Sep 2017 Jayne Mote, Woy Woy Rotary Club

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