Maddie Garrick A Key Ambassador For #ChangeOurGame
February 1, 2017 | Melbourne Boomers newsDeakin Melbourne Boomers star Maddie Garrick is playing a major role in VicHealth's #ChangeOurGame campaign. Launched this week, Garrick joined other elite-level female athletes to talk about VicHealth's #ChangeOurGame with the added news that more than $7 million of funding will go into girls and women in sport over the next three years. The launch received widespread media coverage, including the Channel 10 News "Support for girls and women in sport is growing, it's a really exciting time for all female athletes across all sports," said Maddie at the launch. "The choices for girls in whatever sport they choose to play is expanding, and that's a great thing, especially for the health and well-being of girls throughout our community." "I'm really proud to be an ambassador and to represent VicHealth and these important messages," added Maddie. VicHealth is a Major Partner of the Boomers this season and is working with the club to share the #ChangeOurGame campaign across basketball at all levels. To support girls and women in basketball and see Maddie in action, come along to this Sunday's WNBL game at the State Basketball Centre where the Boomers will play against Sydney Uni Flames from 3pm. Tickets are available at the door or online HERE.