A big turnout planned for the kids’ convoy
TRUCKS are being polished, costumes are being chosen and Leanne Dinning’s house is packed to the brim with exciting options for auction.
The Brisbane Convoy for Kids is on again and committee treasurer Ms Dinning is as busy as ever, like the other volunteers working behind the scenes to ensure everything is in place for another huge night at Redcliffe Showgrounds.
“I even have a couch on my lounge room table ready to be auctioned,” she said.
“We are flat-out and have over 60 auction items from little electrics to fridges, it’s a diverse auction.
“Other goodies have filled out my garage.”
Convoy ambassador Jayne Denham is also making her way to the event, despite her busy schedule.
The day is set to be full of entertainment, stalls, rides and displays along with two groups of auctions.
The first auction takes place at 2pm and the second at 4.15pm on the main stage.
Proceeds will go to Hummingbird House, a children’s hospice.
“Anyone who has ever done a tour of Hummingbird House will know why we work to raise money for it,” Ms Dinning said.
“The facility is just remarkable, services they provide cater to the needs of the families, particularly the emotional.”
WHEN: Saturday, November 4
WHERE: Redcliffe Showgrounds.
PRIMED AND SHINED: 2016 saw hundreds of trucks leave Heathwood bound for Redcliffe Showgrounds.