Telstra Foundation, 5000 Pharmacists, Laughing Yogis Launch Unique

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5000 pharmacies, Our Community and Telstra Foundation

tell Australians: “Join In, Join Up!” 


Join In, Join Up! – a national initiative linking Australians with their community

via 5,000 local pharmacies and Australia’s new online directory of 55,000

community groups – is being launched Friday 13 November.


Taking the concept of “Join In, Join Up!” literally, the CEO of Our Community,

national president of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia and the general manager of

Telstra Foundation will participate in a laughter yoga demonstration by Hornsby

Laughter Group to kick off the launch. There will also be pharmacists available for



Speaking will be: Pharmacy Guild of Australia national president Kos Sclavos;

Our Community CEO Rhonda Galbally AO; Telstra Foundation National

Manager Maria Simpson.


Community group performance in busy city pharmacy: music by handbell ringers,

Kevinwood Orchestra and Bells.


Terry White Chemists, Shop B-046, Lower Ground Floor, Chatswood Chase

Shopping Centre, 345 Victoria Street, Chatswood.


Launch event is scheduled for 10am.  Media should arrive 20 minutes prior.


Free (3hrs) undercover parking available at Chatswood Chase – enter from 345

Victoria Street for best access to Terry White Chemists at lower ground floor of

shopping centre.



Please note the event will happen in-store at Terry White Chemists; it is a very

large pharmacy but space will be reasonably limited. There will be no sound deck

setup but power available.


Debra Maynard of Hootville Communications on 02 9665 7186 / 0407 299.

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