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MT BARKER 24FIT
Despite tness studio stereotypes conjuring
thoughts of intense gym junkies in an action-
packed environment, Mt Barker 24 t is
passionate about appealing to everyone.
From those in need of a simple lifestyle change, to
shift-workers, full-time mothers, students, seniors and
everyone in between -- the Stephen Street gym is all-
welcoming and non-judgmental.
This 24-hour gym is a place for those tackling the simple
goal of lifting their tness levels, becoming healthier and
living better lives.
24 t Mt Barker is also SA s only non-franchised, family-
owned 24-hour gym and prides itself on being friendly,
non-judgmental and exible to all needs.
General manager Daniel Weeks said the gym s 24-hour
nature suited tness enthusiasts of all lifestyles, allowing
users access to the facility at all hours of the day and
"We want to reach out to the people who want to get t
and healthier but may feel like they don t belong in a
gym," he said.
"Our friendly expert staff will guide you through the
state-of-the-art equipment and you ll see that we re not
an exclusive health club and we re not judgmental or
"There are so many bene ts to tness, including
improving mental health and all of your general well-
The family-owned business is passionate about lifting
community spirits and is the proud sponsor of many
local sporting clubs.
"Come and see our friendly staff who will debunk some
of the myths surrounding gyms and the people that use
them," Mr Weeks said.
"We will help and support you right down to the simple
things that seem so daunting in the beginning, such as
what to wear, what to bring, and what to do.
"Once your are comfortable then the enjoyment follows,
then results, and it will become something you look
24 t is renowned across the State for its exibility and
no lock-in contracts and offers some of the cheapest
Take the rst step to changing the rest of your life and
phone 8391 4581 or visit www.24 t.com.au/sa/.
Mt Barker 24fit team Ryan Vanderzon, left, Alex Weeks and Gabi Ashmeade, are on hand to answer all
health, nutrition and general fitness questions.
A non-judgmental gym
Cleaning up wombat
droppings and re-mulching
enclosures were just some of
the tasks set for corporate
volunteers at Cleland Wildlife
Park last week.
The group of helpers from
Treasury Wine Estates (TWE),
which established Australia's
Penfolds and Lindeman's wine
brands, took part in the company's
inaugural Global Volunteering
About 30 employees from
company's Magill and Nuriootpa
sites, volunteered to re-sand the
hairy wombat enclosure, re-mulch
the common wombat enclosure and
tidy up the gardens.
Cleland Wildlife Park volunteer
co-ordinator Sue Mackenzie said
the help was greatly appreciated
and contributed towards the
"Big groups can get so much more
done," she said.
"We are very grateful ... we love
our corporate groups because it
enables us to get the bigger projects
"Their jobs are often in an office
and this gives them the chance to
get out in the fresh air."
Executive assistant of global
supply at Magill Estate Elisa
Hendrie said it was an opportunity
for staff to interact with each other.
They are based in two different
offices and she said the volunteering
event allowed them to meet with
colleagues they wouldn't see on a
"It's an opportunity for us to
get together and give back to the
community," she said.
"I think staff have enjoyed getting
away from their desks.
"It's also a great team-building
This is the first year all TWE
volunteer activities have been
co-ordinated and focused into a
single week across the globe.
Employees in every function and
region of the company, including
Australia, NZ, America, Asia and
Europe, Middle East and Africa
were encouraged to take their
allocated volunteering leave to
conduct work in their communities.
TWE inventory analyst Rajiv Kumar, left, executive assistant of global
supply at Magill Estate Elisa Hendrie and supply finance manager Joanne
Henschke help improve the wombat enclosure at Cleland Wildlife Park.
Wombats win over
willing wine workers
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