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Browns Sawdust & Shavings and Hallam Truck Centre Golf Day 16 November 2018

The 2018 Browns Sawdust & Shavings & Hallam Truck Centre charity golf day is being held at Sandhurst Golf Club, Clubhouse Lane, Sandhurst on the 16th November 2018.

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Men’s Health Week 11-17 June 2018

To mark the beginning of Men’s Health Week, the EJ Whitten Foundation and Epworth HealthCare announced the establishment of the EJ Whitten Foundation Prostate Cancer Research Centre at Epworth – a new centre dedicated to improving treatment for men diagnosed with prostate cancer. 

Prostate cancer is recognised as the leading cancer in men and the third-ranking cause of cancer death for men.

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“The Dad Conference”

THE E.J. WHITTEN FOUNDATION PROUDLY SUPPORTS “THE DAD CONFERENCE”.

WHAT’S THE DAD CONFERENCE ALL ABOUT

Dads are awesome. They have the power to dramatically influence those closest to them. Whether it’s their wife or partner, children, other family members or even work colleagues, dads have a way about them that can inspire and motivate people to move and grow.

At ‘The Dad Conference’ we believe that when you mix a room full of dads with highly qualified experts who are willing to share their knowledge in a supportive and open environment, dads and their loved ones can experience incredible and positive change in their lives.

HOW WILL THIS HAPPEN?

On February 25, ‘The Dad Conference’ will be held at Deakin University in Burwood. Six amazing speakers will share their knowledge and understanding of topics that directly affect dads on a daily basis. The dads in the room will be encouraged to take notes, and identify strategies and tips they can plug into their own lives to make positive change a reality for themselves and their loved ones.

Plus, 10% of all profits will be donated to the E.J Whitten Foundation to help with prostate cancer research and awareness, and other men’s health initiatives. Not only will the dads who attend get so much out of the event personally, but they will be actively supporting a charity relative to them.

WHAT DOES ‘THE DAD CONFERENCE’ LOOK LIKE?

The day will kick-off at 10am, and the following six speakers will give 45-minute talks about their topic of expertise:

  • Dr Michael Carr-Gregg is the founder of CanTeen, and one of Australia’s most respected psychologists, specialising in parenting, children and adolescents. He will talk about parenting teenage boys in his presentation called ‘The Prince Boofhead Syndrome’.
  • Craig Harper is one of Australia’s leading presenters in the areas of health, high-performance and personal transformation. He will share his thoughts on how to create a high-performing life.
  • Chris Helder shares his thoughts on belief systems and how they can help you achieve your goals. Chris believes that ‘positive thinking’ is a waste of time, and ‘useful thinking’ is a much better way achieve your goals.

  • Danny ‘Spud’ Frawley, former star St Kilda fullback and Richmond Head Coach, shares his intimate story about battling depression, anxiety and overcoming a nervous breakdown.
  • Jason Cunningham is a business growth and personal finance expert and speaker, and the resident financial guru on Channel Seven’s ‘Living Room’ program. He will show you ‘how to get financially fit.’ 
  • Mark Bunn, former Hawthorn footballer, is one of Australasia’s leading experts on health and personal performance. He’ll share with you the daily habits of healthy high-achieving people.

The knowledge and information dads will take away from these speakers at this event will have an amazing impact on their lives.

WHERE CAN YOU GET TICKETS?

If you want to find out a little more information before buying tickets, head to www.dadconference.com. When you’re ready, hit one of the big orange BUY TICKETS buttons on the website to get your tickets.

If you’re ready to buy now, head to https://www.trybooking.com/book/sessions?eid=335463&embed=true. You can buy single tickets, doubles for you and a friend, or bundles of 10 tickets if you want to get a group together.

And as our special offer to you, at checkout use the code EJWF2018 and you’ll receive a 20% discount on all ticket prices.

If you have any questions that aren’t answered on the website, don’t hesitate to contact Chris at info@dadconference.com.

We hope to see you there at ‘The Dad Conference’ on February 25!

WHERE: Deakin University, Burwood

WHEN: February 25, 2018

TIME: 10am – 4pm

SPEAKERS: Craig Harper, Mark Bunn, Chris Helder, Dr Michael Carr-Gregg, Jason Cunningham and Danny ‘Spud’ Frawley.

WEBSITE: https://www.dadconference.com

TICKETS: https://www.trybooking.com/book/sessions?eid=335463&embed=true

FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/dadconference

Williamstown Walk

The 2017 “Walk for Men’s Health” will be held on Sunday 26 November to raise funds and awareness for Men’s Health. 

Come and join Ted Whitten, Nick Holland and the E.J. Whitten Foundation team as well as ambassadors Mick Martin and Barry Michael in a walk along the Williamstown foreshore.

Williamstown Foreshore

The walk provides a great opportunity to get together with your family and friends and make a healthy start to Sunday as we take in the bay and the city views from Williamstown.

Proceeds from the walk will be donated to the E.J. Whitten Foundation.

Registration on the day opens at 7am with the walk commencing at 8am sharp. The walk starts at Burbank Oval, Morris street, Williamstown and continues around Steve Bracks drive, along Nelson Place and the Strand to North Road Newport, and return.

This is an 8 km walk and participants can walk at any pace. Bring along your family, your friends and even your dog and help the E.J. Whitten Foundation fight the good fight for men’s health.

WHEN: Sunday November 26th, 2017

WHERE: Starts and Finishes at Burbank Oval, Williamstown.

REGISTRATION: $20.00 Registration from 7am. Walk commences 8am 

CONTACT: Mike Fitzgerald 0432 628 350

Ride to Support Prostate Health

2017 I Will Survive Prostate Cancer Awareness Fundraiser is an initiative created by Victorian Harley Davidson Riders Social Group (VHDRSG) and Victorian Motorcycle Riders Social Group (VMRSG).

A fundraising motorcycle ride will begin from Harley Heaven Ringwood at 9am (for 10am) and finish at the Manhatten Hotel in Ringwood where there will be live music, stalls, “show & shine” and other entertainment.

There are two Parts to the event:

  1. Group Ride / Cruise – 9am
  2. Main Event (Manhatten Hotel) – 12pm

For details visit here.

 

EJ Whitten Foundation in the Community

The E.J. Whitten Foundation through its community program “It’s Time To Test” is encouraging everyone to get fit and stay healthy this summer.

The “It’s Time To Test” community program has reached over 144,000 people and is leading the way for better health and a better lifestyle for many men and their families.

We have visited over 500 grass roots clubs, carried out 540 men’s health tests and spent over 113 hours in the community talking to people to ensure they take charge of their health.

The result is that small changes are leading to a healthier and happier life. In some instances, lives are actually being saved through early diagnoses of men’s health issues.

Use the summer-time to take charge of your health.

Get a group of mates together, start a summer fitness campaign and visit your GP for a health check-up and plan.

It’s Time To Test.

 

 

 

E.J. Whitten Foundation Promotes Men’s Health

The month of September was Prostate Health Awareness Month and it was a very busy start to Spring for the EJ Whitten Foundation.

Scott Cummings tears away from a jet-lagged Campbell Brown

We kicked off the AFL’s September Celebration of Footy Finals with the Chemist Warehouse E.J. Whitten Legends Game on 1 September. The game was once again a highly engaging and entertaining spectacle. Captain of the Victorian team, Jonathan Brown, kicked the winning goal after the siren by threading a drop punt through the middle of the “sticks” despite being at an “impossible” 180 degree angle.

See the goal after the siren here: http://bit.ly/2ysZ2G0

Grand Final Week was another big week in September for the Foundation. Matty Mayne chopped off his beloved Mullet that he had been grooming for over 3 years to raise awareness and over $10,000 in funds for Men’s Health.

Dipper “Mows the Mullet” of Matty Mayne who raised over $10,000 for Men’s Health

The E.J. Whitten TAB Grand Final Lunch was another great day with 4x Premiership player Jarryd Roughead picking the Tigers for the win. His fellow premiership panelists Jimmy Bartel, and Brent Harvey weren’t so confident, and of course AFLW Adelaide Crows premiership player Abbey Holmes tipped the Crows men to match the success AFLW Crows team earlier in the year.

Premiership Panelists Jarryd Roughead and Jimmy Bartel 

The busy period concluded with the AFL Masters in Geelong where the “Time to Test” campaign was promoted to the 803 male participants in the carnival. The Townsville Sharks got right behind the cause raising funds and awareness in FNQ and during the Masters Carnival.

AFL Masters Townsville Sharks

We now enter Spring Racing Carnival before embarking on a summer of Ashes Cricket, Australian Open Tennis, A-League Soccer, Big Bash T20, Nitro Athletics and other exciting summer sports.

The message as always from the E.J. Whitten Foundation is look after your health as we want you to have a happy and healthy spring and summer with your families.

 

 

 

Check out some of the photos from our busy month of events in September.

September Events

TAB Grand Final Lunch

Roughead, Harvey, Bartel support Grand Final Lunch

Celebrate September with the E.J. Whitten Foundation

AFL stars Jarrod RougheadBrent HarveyJimmy Bartel and AFLW and Channel 7 Commentator Abbey Holmes are all premiership winning players who will provide the attendees of the lunch with a tremendous insight into what it is like for a player in the build up to a Grand Final. To add to this talent, we will also be joined by the hilarious Sam Kekovich, part of the famous Ron Barrassi coached 1975 North Melbourne Premiership team, and key note speaker George McNeil who was banned from running in the Olympics while he held the title of the “fastest man in the world!”

 

Book your AFL Grand Final Lunch Tickets Now

Book your tickets now to ensure you don’t miss out on one of AFL Grand Final Week’s finest traditions. 

Secure your spot to the 2017 E.J. Whitten Foundation AFL Grand Final Lunch now

Or call 1300 Whitten to secure your table now

Details of the lunch are:

Date: Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Time: 11:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Venue: Atlantic, 161 Harbour Esplanade Docklands, Victoria

Individual Ticket  $ 295.00
Table of 10  $ 2,950.00

All Stars Coach Wayne Carey looking for every inch of advantage in the E.J. Whitten Legends Game

All Stars Coach Wayne Carey has turned to Hollywood for inspiration ahead of his coaching role in the E.J. Whitten Legends Game.

Carey, a dual Premiership Captain and 7 time All-Australian has been warned by All Star Captain Luke Darcy to “dial-back” the intensity ahead of this Friday’s game at Etihad Stadium. But Carey’s ‘Shinboner’ Spirit has taken over, and he has been drawing on the performance of Hollywood legend Al Pacino in “Any Given Sunday” to assist him in delivering his motivational orations to his All Stars team.

North Melbourne has produced a long line of motivational coaches including Barrassi, Kennedy, Blight and Pagan.

The E.J. Whitten Legends Game will be played at Etihad Stadium on Friday 1 September and is the biggest fundraiser of the year for the E.J. Whitten Foundation.

Tickets for the Chemist Warehouse EJ Whitten Legends Game are available to purchase via ticketmaster.com.au or afl.com.au/legendsgame or to donate simply click on the donate button on our home page.

  

Brent ‘Boomer” Harvey to join strong Roos contingent in EJ Whitten Legends Game

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – AUGUST 27: Brent Harvey of the Kangaroos thanks fans after his final Melbourne game.

AFL games record holder Brent “Boomer” Harvey will join a strong contingent of North Melbourne champions lining up in a star-studded EJ Whitten Legends Game on Friday night.
While Wayne Schwass and Martin Pike have played in the charity match previously, all eyes will be on Brent Harvey who returns to Etihad Stadium, where he dominated across 169 outings during his career.
Harvey and Schwass are in the Victorian team, alongside Nick Dal Santo, while Pike is among an All-Stars squad featuring Peter Bell, Cameron Mooney and coach Wayne Carey.

 

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