St Michael’s Fair a great success

Sheree Gibson Fair co-ordinator and  Helen Bourne School Principal were happy with the success of the day. Photo Jewell Drury
Sheree Gibson Fair co-ordinator and Helen Bourne School Principal were happy with the success of the day. Photo Jewell Drury

Sunday was St Michael’s leap year fair, and was great success for the school.

The once in every four year event saw the whole town turn out for a wonderful family day.

There was lots of fun to be had from jumping castles,face painting, sponge throwing, craft stalls, sausage sizzle and devonshire tea.

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The Amazing Stunt jump was the highlight of the day, as was the Chocolate wheel and raffles, with so many wonderful donated prizes.

St Michaels would like to thank the following sponsors who were so generous with their donations.

The Seabreeze Hotel, Nelson Bay Bowling Club, Essence Café, Salamander Shores, 4WD Tours R Us Salamander cycles, Capture Imaging, Wear Kids Play, Nice Nelson Bay, Allan’s hair, Salamander Bay Florist Reece Plumbing, David Grahams Golf, Superstrike, Port Stephens Surf School, Kaos, Surf Bayside Jewellery Imagine Cruises, Muffin Break, Luna Park Sydney, The Lingerie Shoppe, Telstra, Brokenwood winery, Zone Active, Tomaree Aquatic Centre, Lorna Jane, The Mercure Hunter valley, Tackleworld, Bellarose, Shark & Ray Centre, Treasure trove, Bunyip, Baskin & Robins, Supagas, Hunter Valley Zoo, Newcastle Knights, Kellys Swim Academy, Moonshadow Cruises, Alexander Hughes, Forever Garden, Homebody, Bluewater Sailing, Tree Tops Central Coast, Earthquirks, Just Cuts, Featherdale, Port Stephens water sports, Target, The Boat House, Amcal Salamander Bay and Atheletes Foot Salamander Bay.

Each business was incredibly generous with their donations.

“What a successful day,” Sheree Gibson fair co-ordinator told Bay News Of The Area.

Late Sunday night Ms Gibson said, “We haven’t got a final tally yet but it’s safe to say we made close to twenty thousand dollars and that’s a top effort from our parents and wonderful community who made it a success.”

“I am so proud of our little school and everyone on my fete committee who worked so tirelessly to ensure the day’s success,” Sheree Gibson added.

The amount of money raised will see the school right on target with their plans and goal to have enough funds to purchase play equipment for the older students, as well as a portable stage for the hall.

By Jewell DRURY

Natalie Vogtmann Chocolate wheel organiser and Rob Peel MC were a great team on the day. Photo by Jewell Drury
Natalie Vogtmann Chocolate wheel organiser and Rob Peel MC were a great team on the day. Photo by Jewell Drury

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