A Zumbathon fundraising event will be hosted in the Launceston UniGym Centre on Friday 12th October from 6.30pm-8pm to raise funds and awareness for Mental Health Week, with all the donations going to local mental health organisation Aspire. Aspire is a Community Sector Organisation that provides outreach Recovery and Rehabilitation services for people living with a diagnosed Mental Illness based on the principles of recovery and empowerment. "We assist people to identify and learn new skills; develop personal resources and confidence which enables them to achieve their goals" (Rhonda Gee-Mackrill, Northern Area Manager). Rhonda will be in attendance to speak about the charity and formally accept the funds raised.
UniGym are dedicated to offering Sport and Fitness opportunities for everybody and recognise the important role that exercie can play in mental health.