Medowie residents turn the town Pink to raise funds for the Cancer Council of Australia

Ben Williams trying his skills out at the Imugi workshops.
Ben Williams trying his skills out at the Imugi workshops.

 

RECENTLY Medowie was a sea of pink on for the annual Pink October Community Fundraiser Fun Day.

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Local business were behind the the event, including Century 21, Imugi TaeKwondo, Thermazing by Amy and Woolworths.

The Medowie community turned out in fine force to support the cause, with every dollar raised on the day, and in the lead up, donated to the Cancer Council of Australia.

Prior to the day, tickets were sold for the Pink October Raffle, with the first prize being a Thermomix.

For a gold coin donation, attendees were able to purchase a sausage sizzle, bubble wands, fairy floss and face painting.

Kelly O’Brien from Imugi TaeKwondo told News Of The Area, “The community were loads of fun to demonstrate in frnt of. I also really enjoyed seeing them get involved and have a go on the mats.”

“These generous and outgoing ladies have ensured our community could come together for another year and raise some funds for Cancer Council Australia.”

Mayor Ryan Palmer and Deputy Mayor Chris Doohan dropped in on the event, drawing the raffle and stopping to chat with residents.

 

By Rachael VAUGHAN

 

Jo McFarland and Leanne White cooking up a storm.
Jo McFarland and Leanne White cooking up a storm.

 

Yummy treats provided to attendees by Thermazing By Amy.
Yummy treats provided to attendees by Thermazing By Amy.

 

Jane Blair of Century 21 Curtis and Blair, drawing the raffle with Mayor Ryan Palmer and Deputy Mayor Chris Doohan. (left) Heather Bray, 17 demonstrating as part of Imugi TaeKwondo (right)
Jane Blair of Century 21 Curtis and Blair, drawing the raffle with Mayor Ryan Palmer and Deputy Mayor Chris Doohan. (left)
Heather Bray, 17 demonstrating as part of Imugi TaeKwondo (right)

 

 

Jessica Issanchon, Jordan Birrell, Hunter Thoburn, Ben WIlliams and Hunter Williams demonstrating their skills.
Jessica Issanchon, Jordan Birrell, Hunter Thoburn, Ben WIlliams and Hunter Williams demonstrating their skills.

 

Nuraan Connolly trying out her skills on Tony Gillespie from Imugi.
Nuraan Connolly trying out her skills on Tony Gillespie from Imugi.

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