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Our SES volunteers come from all walks of life, all backgrounds and all professions. In fact, the main thing SES volunteers have in common is a desire to make a contribution within their community. Some of the activities that contribute to the community is through storm and flood response, road crash rescue, remote area search and rescue and public relations/community events.

I wanted to give you an opportunity to get involved in this fun and important show of support. There are a number of ways in which your organisation can show your support for the SES volunteers, including:

  • lighting an iconic building or statue in orange (e.g. Leven Bridge at Ulverstone will be lit with orange lights);
  • hosting a morning or afternoon tea with a dress up in orange theme;
  • advertising WOW Day in prominent areas of your workplace; or
  • promoting WOW Day on your various Social media sources.

To help you with this the WOW Day website (www.wearorangewednesday.com.au) contains a variety of ideas and downloadable resources to aid in becoming involved, the site contains:

  • social media tools;
  • suggestions for WOW Day activities; and
  • a media kit containing posters, selfie frames and other resources.

If you’d like to participate, please contact Colleen Ridge