Due to the current Victorian lockdown, our GMHBA Healthy Heroes Parent event will no longer be taking place on Thursday, 22 July.

We will look to reschedule the event for later in the year, and will provide an update once details are confirmed.

We apologise for any inconvenience this causes.

(Update 19 July, 2021)


(Original article published 12 July 2021)

The GMHBA Healthy Heroes annual parent event is just around the corner, with special guest George Georgievski - The School Lunchbox Dad - set to join in the fun on Thursday, 22 July at the Deakin Cats Community Centre.

The free parent event aims to provide parents in the Greater Geelong Region with the GMHBA Healthy Heroes messages, and will this year look to share with parents and their children the simple, yet effective ways that they can be a GMHBA Healthy Hero in supporting the growth of resilience and wellbeing for their family to thrive.

The evening will include pre-event activities, with a special appearance from Geelong mascots Half-Cat and Clawdia, a mini-masterclass with The School Lunchbox Dad - Georgie Georgievski, a Q and A with some Geelong Cats players, and a mini resilience and wellbeing challenge to be completed by teams of parents and children.

George Georgievski is the author of two books - Lunchbox Express and Air Fryer Express - and has his famous Instagram account has a following of more that 167,000.

GMHBA Healthy Heroes is the Geelong Cats' flagship community education program, and aims to empower children to live a healthy lifestyle. It sits in the Cats in the Community 'Cats Learn' pillar, alongside Geelong Cats-supported programs BioCATS (in partnership with BioLAB and supported by Bisinella) and Read the Play.