March Newsletter 2017

March Newsletter 2017

Over the last few months RAW has been building relationships with local employers to give our women and men full-time and part-time employment opportunities.  This includes working at Gallagher and gardening at LIC.  The RAW women and men are also available for garden clean-up work and have their own equipment – contact Sheryl[email protected] to find out more.

We currently have 8 women in full-time employment and 3 in part-time work.

The Journey to Graduation

Ina is attending graduation this week from her first year of hairdressing.  This is a proud moment for Ina who is one step closer to her dream of opening her own barber shop.
This semester RAW has 4 studying at WINTEC and 3 at the University of Waikato.

Contact Sheryl – [email protected] if you can:

Donate your pre-loved good condition computers to RAW for study use.

Corrections Minister Louise Upston’s visit to RAW on 2 March 2017

Sharing with the community what RAW is doing and achieving is an important part of creating opportunities for training, employment and inclusion in the community for the RAW women and men.

RAW is always looking for speaking opportunities – if you would like Annah and the RAW women to speak at your conference or event this year contact Tanya on [email protected] to find out more.

Volunteering in the Community

Last weekend a group of RAW women and Darren, one of our men, volunteered with Sunrise Rotary to sell beverages at the first home game of the Chiefs. RAW is always looking for group volunteering opportunities in the Waikato.

Contact the RAW office if your club or event needs volunteers – ph 07 282 0813.

In Excess embraces Frankton Thunder

Over the weekend In Excess embraced the Frankton Thunder promotion of classic cars and bikes and the retro theme of the 1950’s – 1970’s.  If this sounds like you In Excess currently has a lot of retro stock on its shelves “to lose yourself in”