Gatsby for guide dogs
A GREAT Gatsby-themed party is being thrown to raise funds for the Victoria Park-based Guide Dogs Association of WA.
Organiser Nik Peran said both his wife and a friend had undergone operations to repair detached retinas and he was so overwhelmed with the support they received that he decided to organise the ball to fundraise for an organisation that helps many people with vision impairment.
Mr Peran said he was hoping to raise $6000.
“It’s a Roaring ’20s themed occasion with a band, big dance floor and other entertainment,” he said. “People are encouraged to dress up and the venue will be fully styled in the era.
“Anyone who can swing, dance ballroom or rock ‘n’ roll will be thrilled and non-dancers will be entertained with competitions, raffles and other activities.
“Visibility needs ongoing support to help the 40,000 West Australians who live with vision problems or blindness.
“By coming along, people are supporting a worthy cause and it’s a cause they may need themselves one day.”
The Great Gatsby Ball will be held on Saturday at the Spearwood Dalmatinac Club from 7.30pm to midnight.
Visit www.nostalgia.events/ great-gatsby-ball-2015.
Get dressed to the nines for the Great Gatsby Ball on Saturday, a fundraiser for the Guide Dogs Association of WA.