The recent Dhurringile Community Fundraising Night, supported by many sponsors, was deemed a huge success according to spokesperson Lisa Niglia, with major sponsor Tatura Milk coming on board.March 17, 2014 4:35am
Steve Chessells, ‘Tick Tick’, Roc Niglia and Billy Harrison at the Dhurringile Community Fundraising Night.
Ms Niglia said special mention must go to Fresh Cheese Company and Tatura Milk for contributing dips and cheese to the tables.
‘‘It was a ‘fantastic night’. For a small community, more than 80 people attended the evening where all enjoyed a roast meal supplied by the Glass Door Café Murchison with bread rolls provided by Tatura Bakery and Lunches,’’ she said.
Ms Niglia said much needed funds were raised for the local community, tennis club and for general up-keep of the hall and tennis courts.
‘‘Spot prizes and raffles were given throughout the night,’’ she said.
‘‘Congratulations to Rachele Smith who won the major prize — a deserving winner who has recently settled in the area from the USA.
‘‘Second prize went to another local, Melinda Holmes. Well done to our lucky winners.’’
Ms Niglia said all who attended the evening received lucky door prizes and show bags throughout the night.
‘‘Organisers would love to thank all those who supported the event, and would especially like to thank sponsors for their kind donations including, Tatura Milk, Fresh Cheese, Big4 Bellarine, D&M Stockfeed, Castlegate James, W. B. Hunters, Viberts Tatura, Tahbilk, The Good Guys, Rabar, Ruakura, Integra Water, Flight Centre Shepparton, Big4 Holiday Parks, Pure Radiance Mooroopna, Advanced Ag, Kyabram Fauna Park, Murray Dairy, NAB, Bertoli Farm Machinery, Tatura Hot Bread, Shoppers Delight, Europa Deli, Foodworks, IGA Tatura, Intimo and Tennis Australia,’’ she said.
For more information on community events at Dhurringile, phone Sharon McCarthy on 0406 070 975 or Lisa Niglia on 0428 266 310.
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