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[News] Men’s Sheds organization looking to expand into Lethbridge

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Men, is retired life got you down? Are you bored, looking for something to do other than sitting on a couch with a bag of chips while watching endless reruns on TV?

Men’s Sheds may be literally and figuratively just what the doctor ordered.

This isn’t the backyard shed that’s full of rusty tools, the lawnmower that needs an oil change and telltale signs that mice have been living there all winter. In fact, Men’s Sheds isn’t even a shed; it’s more of a place where men can gather to talk, have coffee, make new friends, learn new skills, and work on community projects together. And it’s not just for retirees, although that’s the focus of the worldwide organization.

A Men’s Sheds may be coming to Lethbridge, and Wednesday at the Lethbridge Senior Citizens Organization, the vice-president of Men’s Sheds Alberta, Punch Jackson, urged the creation of a local organization to add to the 3,000 Men’s Sheds already around the world. All that’s needed is a location, a coffee pot, and a purpose.

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  • Date

    Apr 18, 2024

  • By

    Lethbridge Herald


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