Flood affected women enjoy some pampering

Sixty flood-affected women fromNorthern Grampians and Pyrenees shires enjoyed a day of pampering, socialisingand relaxing while taking part in a mystery bus tour.
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The pamper day was organised byNorthern Grampians and Pyrenees shire councils to give the women a day out forthemselves, highlighting the message that it’s important to look after yourselfin the aftermath of traumatic events.

Cr Andrea Cooper went along on thetour and said the pamper day was enjoyed by everyone who attended.

Cr Cooper said three buses tookwomen from Stawell, Joel Joel, Landsborough, Ararat and Great Western toBeaufort for morning tea at a variety of cafes including The Imperial EggGallery, Angels Cafe, Sparrows Cafe, Three Troupers Pantry and ColumbineCottage.

Beaufort and district womentravelled to Avoca for morning tea at Times of Yore Cafe and The Olive andLavender Store. The buses then met at The Rainbow Gallery Cafe in Moonambelwhere the women enjoyed lunch and pampering sessions such as foot rubs, massageand nail treatments.

Cr Cooper said the lunch included an addressby Grampians Community Health’s Deb Armstrong who spoke about looking afteryourself as an important part of flood recovery.

“The women were given the opportunity to shareflood stories with the group, which was an important part of the day,” shesaid.

“Many new friendships were made and individualstories shared, and many of the participants thanked the agencies involved inorganising the day. They really appreciated the opportunity to come together,share their experiences and enjoy a day out.”

The women werepampered by Spray On Tattoos from Beaufort, Tranquil Touch Beauty Treatmentsfrom Beaufort, The Body Shop at Home – Jo Buckingham from Stawell, MandyPriscoe (hairdressing) from Avoca, Leanne Day (nails) from Beaufort and NaturalAwakenings Massage from Moonambel.

Flood affected women from across the region enjoyed a little bit of pampering on a recent tour.

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