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Community comes together to support family

A goods and services auction night has been organised to raise funds for the family of Kialla's Menique Richards, who died a fortnight ago, leaving behind four young children.

KAITLIN THALS February 20, 2013 4:58am

The four-year-old twins of Menique Richards, Brodie and Tyren Trevaskis, hold Menique’s three-month-old twins Shylah and Mitchell Melverton.

Family and friends have organised a goods and services auction night at Girgarre Cricket Club to support Menique Richards’ family.

Menique, 29, tragically died on February 6 after an aggressive form of cancer took over her body.

She left behind her children, four-year-old twins Brodie and Tyren Trevaskis, and three-month-old twins Shylah and Mitchell Melverton.

The M&M Fundraiser features Kyabram DJ Sherman and loads of items for auction.

Some of the items include an AFL guernsey signed by Chris Judd and Nick Riewoldt, limousine hire valued at $500 and a Parliament House package, including a meal and accommodation.

Tickets are $10 for adults, $25 for a family.

Monetary donations can still be made into the M&M Fundraiser trust account at Bendigo Bank (BSB number 633-000; account number 147860993).

The fundraiser is at Girgarre Cricket Club on Saturday, February 23, at 7pm.

For tickets or more information, phone Megan Brennan on 0448522900, Tim Brennan on 0417399133 or Steph Grinter on 0458143703.

For the full story of Menique Richards and her young family, grab a copy of today’s News.

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