WELLBEING ARTICLES

9 Jul

Colin Booby – Showing great courage

Northern Sydney Wellbeing Officers Norm Pounder and Ken Vessey, recently caught up with Colin Booby at a hospital in Turramurra where he was undergoing rehabilitation after yet another operation. It ...

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Ashley Treseder
9 Jul

Ashley Treseder – A real fighter and Cronulla-Sharks fan

During a recent visit to Royal Rehab, Ryde on the 5 April 2019 by Northern Sydney Wellbeing Officers Ian Dodd’s and Ken Vessey, they had the pleasure in the Spinal ...

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8 Jul

Alex Noble – I fight you fight

Wellbeing Officers Ken Vessey, Norm Pounder and Fred Jackson from the Northern Sydney Committee visited a rehabilitation hospital for people impacted by spinal cord and brain injuries. They took the ...

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5 Jun

Jeff Withers – A gentleman and a true Rabbitohs supporter

A recent wellbeing visit by North Sydney Wellbeing Officers Norm Pounder and Ken Vessey saw them meet up with Jeff Withers and his partner, Deborah for a coffee and a ...

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30 May

Inaugural Cronulla-Sutherland lock visited by Foundation

Former North Sydney Bear and Cronulla Shark Eric Barnes is currently undergoing treatment for a handful of medical issues. Eric – a tough, light-weight forward in the 60’s – earned ...

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29 May

Former Sea Eagle Larry Maloney visited by Foundation

Former Manly Warringah Sea Eagles forward Larry Maloney, who is recuperating from a broken leg, was delighted to receive a visit from representatives of the Men of League Foundation recently. ...

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6 May

Coast Wellbeing Officers visit former Liechhardt rake John Mayes

Central Coast Wellbeing Officers Lance Henry, Les Pearce and Dennis Tomsett recently visited Gosford Hospital in order to brighten the day of Men of League Foundation member John Mayes, who ...

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24 Apr

Visiting Tom Cocking – A high achiever in his career

Men of League Committee Members and Wellbeing Officers Henry Morris, Bob McCarthy, Norm Pounder and Ken Vessey recently had the privilege of visiting Tom Cocking and his wife Veronica at ...

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8 Apr

Jason “Buddy” Miller – A story of enormous will, courage, strength and determination

All wellbeing visits are different, and in some way they all leave their mark on the visiting Wellbeing Officer. This was especially the case when Norm Pounder, Ian Dodds and ...

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27 Mar

Spending a day with our wellbeing officers

Article from Men of League Foundation Magazine – December 2018 Intrepid reporter Troy Whittaker hit the road to spend a day in the life of Newcastle-Hunter wellbeing officers Vince Murphy ...

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