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Suicide Prevention Awareness Walk

Sunday 5 May 2019, starting at the Dai Gum San Chinese Precinct.

The Bendigo Suicide Prevention Awareness Network walk on Sunday, May 5, allows people touched by suicide (and those who want to show their support for them) to remember loved ones, friends, work or school mates and to generate more public awareness of the issue of suicide in the Bendigo and Central Victorian communities.

8am: Breakfast for Bendigo Ride4Life riders and SPAN walkers.
9.30am: Live entertainment in Dai Gum San precinct. Official SPAN T-shirts $20, caps $15, bandanas $8 for sale on the day.
10am: Official welcoming ceremony.
11am: SPAN Suicide Awareness Walk starts (approximately two kilometres).
11.45am: Walk ends at Dai Gum San. Butterfly Remembrance ceremony.
Noon: Free sausage sizzle lunch served and live entertainment.

The SPAN Suicide Awareness Walk will incorporate the Bendigo Ride4Life in 2019. The ride raises awareness around mental health issues. More: