Events and Activities
Calender of Events
Silent Ripples Meetings in Murray Bridge are on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each Month, 6.00 - 8.00 pm at the Flinders University Rural Training Clinic, Murray Bridge.
9th September 2018, Ride Against Suicide
10th September 2018, World Suicide Prevention Day
13th September 2018, RU OK? Day
10th October 2018, World Mental Health Day
11th November 2018, Remembrance Day
17th November,World Suicide Survivor's Day
Ride Against Suicide Event 2017
Sunday the 10th September, 2017 marked the second annual Ride Against Suicide event. The event Co-ordinator, Janet Kuys, is a member of the local Silent Ripples suicide bereavement support group and instigated the event in conjunction with the Royal Adelaide Show committee.
The aim of the event is to raise and maintain community awareness around the incidence of suicide and its impact on those left behind.
This year 103 motorcycle riders left the Mannum RSL at 9.00 am joining up with other riders at Nuriootpa and Two Wells RSL venues where services were held to remember people from the armed forces who chose to end their lives as a result of their experiences during service.
By the time the event arrived at the Royal Adelaide Show the number of riders had increased to in excess of 250, with the local Longriders Christian motorcyle club providing the logistical support throughout the journey.
The Ride Against Suicide 2017 article published in the Royal Adelaide Show magazine.
One of the Riders at the Royal Adelaide Show, Ride Against Suicide and Rob Hunt, President of the Show Society, and Chris Burns, Commissioner for Mental Health
Riders farewelled at Mannum by Trevor Smith, Founding Member & Secretary, Janet Kuys, Event Co-ordinator, and Kelly Kuhn, Deputy Mayor of the Mid Murray Council