4dads Mandurah supper with Glen Jakovich

Throughout his career as a sportsman and West Coast Eagles player Glen Jakovich has been a team player, a mentor, a role model, and most importantly, a dad.

To celebrate International Men's Day, Glen will share his experiences in a Mandurah talk hosted by 4Dads and addressing the 2020 theme, 'leading by example'.

The event is free, with a light supper provided, and door prizes for attendees.

Community development officer Andre Cannavo said the event was a great opportunity to hear from one of Australia's leading sportsmen, and learn about how he manages pressures and focuses on being the best dad he can be.

"Children, especially teens, seek guidance from the people they look up to, and it's important for Dads to set a good example of healthy behaviours to their children and those they mentor," Mr Cannavo said.

"Glen's experiences as a sportsman and team member have enabled him to guide those who admire and follow in his footsteps, and he will be talking about his experiences as a Dad and mentoring men."

Mr Cannavo said in Mandurah, men can often be socially isolated from other men, and the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic many have exacerbated already existing challenges and stressors in relationships.

"For many men, stresses can include job losses, wage stagnation and relationship and family difficulties.

"We encourage everyone who may feel like they are struggling to seek support, or reach out for help if the anxiety or stress is getting on top of you."

Event Details

  • When: Thursday 19th November

  • Time: 6.30-8.30pm

  • Where: Peel Thunder Football Club. Rushton Park, Mandurah

  • Cost: FREE, light supper provided and bar facilities. Door prizes and give-aways

  • Bookings: Via Eventbrite

  • For more information or to book your place contact Relationships Australia - 4Dads in Mandurah on 6164 0619 or 4families@relationshipswa.org.au

WHEN
November 19, 2020 at 6:30pm - 8:30pm
WHERE
Peel Thunder Football Club
Rushton Park
Mandurah, WA 6210
Australia
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