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.
7th July - Silent Ripples Memorial Day, Murray Bridge
29th June - Violet Day, Mt Barker/Strathalbyn
7th - 14th July - NAIDOC Week
21st July - Barbecue Bunnings, Murray Bridge
30th Aug - 8th September Royal Adelaide Show
8th Sept - Ride Against Suicide
10th Sept - World Suicide Prevention Day
12th Sept - R U Ok? Day
11th Nov - Remembrance Day
23rd Nov - World Suicide Survivor's Day
Oct - Mental Health Week
16th Nov - Barbecue Bunnings, Murray Bridge
R U Ok? DAY 2018
Silent Ripples once again supported the R U Ok? Day activity in Murray Bridge. Westpac bank provided a week long venue for a static display with information and hand outs.
On Thursday members of Silent Ripples group and staff from Standby Response set up a stall on the footpath in front of the bank and handed out R U Ok? information. Also shared stories and support to reinforce the message behind this important annual event.
TWO NEW SILENT RIPPLES SUPPORT GROUPS ESTABLISHED
Recently Silent Ripples Murray Bridge has helped to establish two support groups in the Riverland. The Murray Bridge group will offer it's ongoing support to Silent Ripples Berri and Silent Ripples Waikerie, and would like to congratulate these two groups and wish them all the best for the future.
Anzac day services 2019
Silent Ripples members laid wreaths honouring armed services people who have taken their lives as a result of what they have experienced. Wreaths were laid at Berri, Waikerie, Mannum, Murray Bridge, Palmer, Two Wells, Mypolonga, Salisbury, Strathalbyn, Gawler, Middleton, Cummins, Marion, Mallala, and Maroochydore Qld.
Ride Against Suicide Event 2018
The Ride Against Suicide event for 2018, held on 9th September had the largest number of participants in the three years since its inception.
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 over 100 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 260 motorbikes, with 300 participants, with over $8,000 funds raised to support those bereaved through suicide.
R U Ok? Day Thursday, 12th September 2018
Two Wells Anzac Day 2019
Murray Bridge Anzac Day 2019
Ride Against Suicide bikes leaving Mannum for the Royal Adelaide Show 2018