Residents across Benalla and district will dig deep tomorrow at numerous Royal Children's Hospital Good Friday Appeal events.April 17, 2014 3:23am
Residents across Benalla and district will be asked to dig deep this weekend at Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal events across the region.
After raising more than $36
Event co-ordinator Tree Willhelme said the event started in 1989 after the publican’s daughter drank a glass of beer-line cleaner and was treated at Royal Children’s Hospital.
The event will be held on Good Friday with fish and chips available from noon.
The auction will begin at 1
Out at Tatong the Family Fun Day and Auction will provide plenty of entertainment for people of all ages.
The event has been running for more than 20 years, and was ranked eighth in Victoria for money raised per capita in 2013.
The Tatong committee will also be representing the region in Melbourne after being invited to make an official cheque presentation during the televised Good Friday Appeal.
The Family Fun Day and Auction will be held at the grounds of Tatong Tavern on Good Friday, with face painting, a jumping castle and music by Geoff McClure.
Food and drink will be available all day, as well as a gourmet barbecue and fish and chips from the Tatong Tavern.
Registration at 11.30
Thoona Pub will host its ninth annual seafood buffet and auction night on Good Friday.
The annual event has gone from raising about $1500 to more than $16
The event will begin at 6
Tickets are $60 and bookings are essential; phone 5765
The Benalla, Tatong and Baddaginnie fire brigades will be collecting donations across Benalla from 9
Anybody wishing to assist with the collection can register as a volunteer Good Friday Appeal collector at Benalla Fire Brigade.
Volunteers will also be selling raffle tickets for an Easter basket, which will be drawn on Friday evening.
Since its inception in 1931, the Good Friday Appeal has raised more than $258
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