Category: Events

“A Unique Brand of Courage” Book Launch at OC Connections

18 June 2024

This past Saturday, 15 June 2024, OC Connections proudly celebrated the launch of “A Unique Brand of Courage,” a book that beautifully chronicles our organisation’s rich history and the evolving societal attitudes towards people with disabilities.

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Dinner Dance 2024

7 May 2024

Lights twinkled, cameras flashed, and the stars aligned for a spectacular evening at Merrimu Receptions on Friday, 2 May 2024. Our Hollywood-themed dinner dance event was an unforgettable journey into the glitz and glamour of Tinseltown, where guests stepped into the spotlight and danced the night away.

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SASI Art Show

17 November 2023

The opening night of the SASI Art Show was a heartwarming, resounding success. Staff from across OC Connections came to support our participants in exhibiting their beautiful works of art to the community, including OC’s CEO Therese Desmond. I can only urge you to take a drive to Cube 37 in Frankston and see the […]

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19 September 2023

The OC Art Space provides a welcoming, encouraging environment for participants to learn creative forms of self-expression. Living with intellectual and developmental disabilities can feel isolating, especially when your natural type of communication isn’t widely understood. That’s why support staff Renate, Rose, Michelle and Val have worked to build a strong foundation at OC Connections […]

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27th annual charity golf day


17 July 2023

On Monday 10th July, we held our Annual Charity Golf Day at the Metropolitan Golf Club. This is one of our largest fundraisers, and we couldn’t have done it without the efforts of the organising committee, our volunteers, business partners and sponsors. The prestigious Metropolitan has been supporting OC Connections for 27 years – their members […]

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14 June 2023

On Friday 2nd June, we had our annual OC Connections Dinner Dance! This year’s theme was Bright and Bold, and attendees delivered standout looks with lots of gold, glitter and florals. Dressed in our fancy outfits, participants enjoyed a two-course meal at Merrimu Receptions. A big thank you to the attentive and friendly staff; the food […]

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Disco fever is back

1 March 2023

After an extensive break due to the COVID-19, OC Connections is excited to welcome the return of Disco Thursdays at the Glen Waverley Community Centre! This event exists to build social connections for people with disability through the love of dance and music.  With much anticipation, we had our first Disco Night on Thursday 9th of February […]

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Panthers come and try days!

3 February 2023

Interested in football? The Mazenod Panthers Football Club will be holding some Come and Try days for all-abilities football! All are welcome to come and have a kick of the footy! Wednesday 1, 8, 15 and 22 February, from 5:00pm – 6:00pm at Mazenod College, 5 Kernot Ave Mulgrave. For more information you can email […]

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