Mark’s taking back control

Thursday, June 2nd, 2016

By James Williamson In January 2013 Mark Wearne, then 40 years old, was struck down by a brain aneurysm resulting in an acquired brain injury that has left him fighting to take back control of his life. Little by little, with the help of family and carers and his strong, fearless character, Mark is winning… Read more »

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Great spirit for JMB Cup

Thursday, May 12th, 2016

The 2016 JMB Cup football match between Caulfield Grammar and Carey Grammar turned out to be a great game, as always, and one that was played in excellent spirit. Held on Saturday 30 April at Caulfield Grammar’s Glen Eira Road campus, Caulfield used their home advantage and were too strong for Carey on the day, finishing… Read more »

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JMB Cup coming up

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

The annual JMB Cup returns for 2016 The annual JMB Cup football match between Carey Grammar School and Caulfield Grammar School is just around the corner. A bit earlier in the year than in the past, the game will take place on Saturday 30th April and this year it’s Caulfield Grammar’s turn to host.  The Carey boys will… Read more »

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Quenton’s cycling the length of NZ for JMB

Saturday, January 30th, 2016

3,000 kms for 30 bucks Quenton Oates hit the bike trail on Sunday 21st February and he’s on a long, tough road. Starting off at Cape Reinga at the far north tip of New Zealand, Quenton will cover an incredible 3,000 kms, finishing up at the The Bluff at the bottom of the South Island. It’s a massive challenge… Read more »

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JMB fundraising day at Waverley Bridge Club

Friday, January 29th, 2016

A special JMB fundraising day at Waverley Bridge Club If you’re a bridge player (or you know someone who is), we want to let you know that our friends at Waverley Bridge Club are holding a special Red Point Swiss Pairs event on Saturday 5th March and everyone is welcome to join in. Here are the details: Who: Waverley Bridge Club… Read more »

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The 2015 JMB Cup goes to …

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

JMB Cup day report It was a grey and chilly day, but there was warmth aplenty as Carey Grammar School and Caulfield Grammar School got together for this year’s JMB Cup on 25 July. Held at Carey’s Bulleen sports ground, there was a carnival atmosphere as the school showcased its teams in girls’ and boys’… Read more »

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Applications invited for Round 6 funding

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

The James Macready-Bryan (JMB) Foundation will receive applications until 31 October 2015 for a sixth round of funding for eligible young people with an acquired brain injury, to support their specific needs. Why have an applications process? The JMB Foundation was formed in 2007 by parents known to the family of James Macready-Bryan – JMB. The JMB… Read more »

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Step Back Think launches “Lace Up” campaign

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Sports clubs join campaign to reduce frightening one-punch assault stats The Age – June 11 2015 Alana Schetzer A new awareness campaign to reduce “one-punch” assaults will be launched this weekend with players at hundreds of sporting clubs, including some major football clubs, wearing orange laces to highlight the issue. Advocacy group Step Back… Read more »

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Heather’s all smiles thanks to Flopsy and JMB

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

By James Williamson Meet Heather Barcham and her new pet rabbit, Flopsy. Heather, a 35 year old mother of three, acquired a brain injury in 2008. After a difficult start in intensive care, she has made steady progress over the last seven years through her own motivation and hard work, helped along by support from… Read more »

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JMB Cup returns in 2015

Monday, May 4th, 2015

The annual JMB Cup football match between Carey Grammar School and Caulfield Grammar School is on Saturday 25th July, kicking off at 11am.  The Carey boys are no doubt hoping to avenge a couple of sizeable defeats. The game is at Carey’s Bulleen sports campus. Come along and cheer on your side, and enjoy a celebration… Read more »

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Josh conquers the Hundred Hole Hike

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

  Our thanks this week go to one of our newest supporters, Josh Fisher, who took part in the gruelling Hundred Hole Hike in support of the JMB Foundation and Karingal in January.  We’re pleased to report that Josh survived a long hard day on the golf course at Thirteenth Beach, completing an incredible 117 holes in… Read more »

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