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End of an Era

End of an Era After 33 years at the helm, Boris M Struk, Executive Director and builder of Muscular Dystrophy Australia (MDA), has announced his retirement. Here are some highlights of Boris’ journey with MDA. In 1984 Boris was told by a neurologist that his youngest son, Ryan, had Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, one of the [...]

By |2019-07-19T11:23:24+10:00July 19th, 2019|ambassador, award, Boris M Struk, Event, news|0 Comments

National Superhero Week

National Superhero Week for Muscular Dystrophy is a week-long event in which people across Australia hold an event during the week to raise awareness and funds for Muscular Dystrophy Australia’s programs, services and research. Heroes of all ages are encouraged to participate from 2nd to 8th September 2019, from kindergartens and schools, to workplaces and [...]

By |2019-06-17T14:08:11+10:00June 17th, 2019|Event, fundraising|0 Comments

Eat to flourish and nourish

Are you the Carer? How do you eat when stressed or tired? Eat to flourish and nourish Simone Austin BSc MND, Advanced Sports Dietitian Food is an enjoyable, important and of course essential part of our lives. Our food choices can be influenced by our emotional and physical state; mad, sad, excited, happy, content, trapped, [...]

By |2019-05-24T13:45:33+10:00May 21st, 2019|disorders, information, news, presentation|0 Comments

Rotary International Radio Interview

Rotary International Radio Interview MDA Executive Director, Boris M Struk, made a guest appearance on Rotary Radio 96.5 FM and spent the hour with Bernadette Schwerdt talking Muscular Dystrophy, Rotary and a host of other subjects. With a vast audience, the radio medium provided a fantastic opportunity to communicate to the public the challenges that [...]

By |2019-05-10T11:10:17+10:00May 10th, 2019|ambassador, Boris M Struk, Media, news, presentation|0 Comments

Super Dads 8 for MDA

Super Dads 8 for MDA SuperDads MD Walk, Brett Bugeja, his son Ben and @BobMurphy02, former @westernbulldogs Captain, dropped into MDA HQ to present MDA’s ED, Boris M Struk, with a cheque for the funds raised from the 8th Super Dads’ Walk. #hope #research #FightingToCureMD

By |2019-04-23T21:42:17+10:00April 19th, 2019|ambassador, Event, fundraising, presentation|0 Comments

AHA Supports MDA

AHA Supports MDA Michael Robertson, AHA (Vic) Councillor, Boris M Struk MDA ED, David Canny, AHA (Vic) President and Mark Robertson, AHA (Vic) Vice-President The Australian Hotels Association (AHA) recently supported MDA with a magnificent donation of $10,000 organised by long-time supporter Michael Robertson. We look forward to a long relationship with the AHA - [...]

By |2019-04-23T22:46:35+10:00April 16th, 2019|Boris M Struk, fundraising, presentation|0 Comments