2024-04-23 – John Pease – Armidale Men’s Shed [Margaret O’Connor] AI

2ARM - Armidale Community Radio FM92.1
2ARM - Armidale Community Radio FM92.1
2024-04-23 - John Pease - Armidale Men's Shed [Margaret O'Connor] AI

The Men’s Shed is a community organization that provides a supportive environment for men (and some women) to socialize, learn new skills, and work on projects. It offers access to tools and equipment for woodworking, repairs, and more, catering to members of all ages. The group hosts special activities like a ladies’ woodworking group and a weekly community meal

The Men’s Shed is facing financial challenges and is seeking support from the community through memberships, sponsorships, and donations. They have started a recycling initiative and are holding fundraising events to help cover their rent and continue their valuable work. The group invites the community to visit their workshop, learn about their efforts, and consider donating or repurposing items

The podcast highlights the benefits of visiting the Men’s Shed on Thursdays for community meals, emphasizing the fantastic atmosphere and the opportunity to connect with others. The speakers underscore the value of shared experiences and community engagement.