Telethon Type 1 Di­a­betes Sun­downer

The West Australian - - OUT & ABOUT -

It’s only been open since July but al­ready the Telethon Type 1 Di­a­betes Cen­tre has helped count­less fam­i­lies learn to cope with the dis­ease. On a warm sum­mer’s evening, mem­bers of Perth’s health and busi­ness com­mu­nity gath­ered for the cen­tre’s in­au­gu­ral spon­sor sun­downer to cel­e­brate the achieve­ments of the Stir­ling fa­cil­ity, which of­fers peer sup­port, in­for­ma­tion and education in a friendly, warm en­vi­ron­ment de­signed with chil­dren in mind. WORDS JESSIE PAPAIN

PIC­TURES MATT JELONEK

Rikki Stocks & Bree Zuchetti

Gio­vanni Ital­iano, Jeff New­man & Jamie Cripps

Bec John­son & Crys­tal Brown An­drea Mitchell & Pat New­man

Richard Court & Tony Val­le­longa

Peta Brown & Olivia Marcinkows­ki

Sal Val­le­longa & Chris Hat­ton

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