Dancers step up for Stirling Women’s Centre


Clinton Beckett  and Genevieve Syn with City of Stirling cultural diversity team leader Sarah Janali.
Clinton Beckett and Genevieve Syn with City of Stirling cultural diversity team leader Sarah Janali.

DANCERS have raised $1000 for women in need.

Bailar Productions and The Dance Connect hosted the Bling! Afro-Latin Dance Party in Leederville in September, with funds raised from the event donated to Stirling Women’s Centre.

Organiser Genevieve Syn said a friend involved in Latin dancing, who worked at the centre, provided inspiration for the idea and they wanted to help other women.

Stirling Mayor Mark Irwin said the $1000 donation would support vulnerable women and children.

“It’s heartening to know that we have community-minded people out there who are making a difference to others that might be experiencing some dark days,” he said.

“I’d like to wholeheartedly thank the two groups for all their efforts in supporting the centre.”

The centre provides accommodation and support services for women and children in family and domestic violence situations.

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