Fundraiser with a touch of country

by admin on July 14th, 2018

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PRIZE: Barraba Santa Gertrudis stud part-owner Geoff Payne with George the steer. Picture: LAURA BAINGeoff Payne is happy to talk until the cows comes home about raising money for the upcoming Cessnock Relay for Life.
Nanjing Night Net

Mr Payne –the part-owner of Quorrobolong’s Barraba Santa Gertudis stud –hasdonated a steer to be auctioned off to raise money for the Cancer Councilevent.

Raffle tickets will be sold, and half of the sale proceeds from George the steer’sauction will bedonated to theRelay, and the raffle winner will receive the remaining half.

Mr Payne said he and his team The Odd Squad got involved in Relay for Life to help out those affected by the deadly disease.

“The more help we can give, the sooner we can find a cure,” Mr Payne said.

“But it’s not just about finding a cure –the support packs and information that the Cancer Council gives to people are pretty great.

“It’s just about having a go and getting out there.”

George the Steer will be auctioned off by Bowe and Lidbury at Maitland Sale Yards on October 17.

Mr Payne said the selling price of the steer will vary depending on market value on the day of the auction.

“I hope we will see the steer go for somewhere between $1200 and $1400, so the lucky raffle winner could expect to win about $600.”

Raffle tickets are available for $2 eachat Balloon Worx in Vincent Street, Cessnock and Ellen’s Hair Affair in Wollombi Road, Bellbird.

Tickets will besold at Cessnock Relay for Life at Baddeley Park on Saturday, October 15.

Register your team for the Relay at cessnockrelay南京夜网.

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