Newspaper article Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

My Kinda Mate

Newspaper article Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

My Kinda Mate

Article excerpt

BLOKES need blokes to talk to about their problems and on Friday mornings at the Older Men Unlimited club rooms, problems are shared, chatter is constant and friendships are formed.

George Tselepi has been a member of Older Men Unlimited for a year and said that he found out about it from his neighbour Owen.

"Owen is a member and brought me to a meeting. I thought it was a good cause and enjoyed it so much I joined," George said.

"The atmosphere at these meetings is great and it makes me feel good. I recommend that men come and join us, there's no need to lock yourself up as it's important to have contact, especially when you get old," he said.

Owen Holston has been a member ever since the Friday group started two years ago and said that going through the door changed his life.

"I used to walk past the room, heard them all yapping and carrying on and always wondered what was going on. …

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