The Humans in Geelong Book.

The Big Day has arrived! We are so excited to be launching The Humans in Geelong book today. 40 inspiring, diverse stories, 40 quotes and stunning photos thanks Phil Hines, team, writers and subjects. It was all made possible because of our amazing community who voted for the book in Pick My Project the State Government grant and our auspice Geelong Sustainability

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Thanks @snapprint&designgeelong Libby Pollard & Alvaro Revelo, a family from Highton Primary School. Thanks Kathryn Junor and the Deakin University students for the design. It looks beautiful! Thanks Renée Otmar for proofreading and Andrew Wilkins for his expert advise.

Thanks to our major Expo sponsors, Rory and Villawood Properties for free use of the Hangar, a real, funky, quirky space.

The book will be going free to schools, libraries and community groups to inspire, connect and strengthen our community. Watch out for it in waiting rooms and cafes. There will be copies at the Humans in Geelong Expo Sun 6 Oct at Deakin Waterfront 10-3pm.

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Watch out for facebook lives and videos from the Book Launch. MC and entertainment Kim Elise Cooper, singing from Jack Treacy (12) and drumming Wild Moves International. The Book will be launched by Christine Couzens MP who will be representing the Minister for Regional Development, Jaclyn Symes. The Premier, Daniel Andrews sent an official apology but we hope he can make the Expo.

Ange Liston-Mccaughley will be telling her story about why she founded the The Type1 Foundation which is also in the book.

Thanks TEAM! Couldn’t have done it without you. Brandon Dellow and I will be walking in the SPAN – Suicide Awareness Walk at 8.30am Sunday, feel free to join us. Then we’re off to the big party.

Photos: Mock up of the Book, some of the team. x