School takes inside look at CareFlight
CORDALBA State School received the VIP treatment when 28 lucky students visited the RACQ CareFlight rescue helicopter base on Thursday.
The small school was awarded the prize as part of the 2014Wide Bay Australia Ring Road Run.
Students from Years 2 and 3 went behind the scenes of the rescue base in Bundaberg to meet the crew, get up close to the helicopter and share in a morning tea as part of their prize.
CareFlight air crewman Daniel Leggat said it was great the young kids got to see the aircraft and hear about what RACQ CareFlight did.
RACQ CareFlight has been a beneficiary of the Ring Road Run for the past four years.
Ring Road Run marketing and sponsorship consultant Ainsley Gatley said RACQ CareFlight was a valuable community asset and relied heavily on donations.
“It is important to see our donations go to a local organisation and not get lost in state-wide organisations,” she said.
“It is great to see Cordalba State School benefit from this prize. It is calculated based on school size to ensure all schools have a fair chance of winning.
“The more kids that participate in the run, the better the chance of their school winning this great opportunity.”
VIP TREATMENT: Tessie Dyer learns the ropes from RACQ Careflight Rescue Helicopter crewman Daniel Leggat.
V.I.P. ACCESS: Cordalba State School students went behind the scenes of the RACQ CareFlight rescue helicopter base in Bundaberg.