Bricks for Life campaign has entered a new phase
with a business plan being drawn up for the project.
is the brainchild of mental health advocate Val
Rowe, who wants to build a safe house for locals
are being asked to buy a brick to help build the
house. Funds raised so far total $3500.
Mrs Rowe met
with personal and executive coach Anita Tresise
to formulate the business plan. "We are now
in the process of putting together a business
plan. So far we have put ideas on paper so a feasibility
study can be done down the track," Ms Tresise
won't be highly comprehensive, it will have impact
and will hopefully get the message out."
Mrs Rowe said she was pleased with the progress
being made. "I'm really happy, especially
since the buckets have only gone out to local
shops for a short time," Mrs Rowe said.
people are listening and indicates to me they
do want to see this house. In a time of drought
when people are doing it tough that figure isn't
too bad. Now this plan will enable us to show
the health service and the minister what we want
to do and what we think they could add to the
Mrs Rowe said
the pledge of support by local and out-of-town
tradesmen had been overwhelming. "The way
I see it is the more tradesmen and manufacturers
we can get on board, the less money we will need
to raise," she said.
by Tanya Pattison, The Area News, Wednesday June