Toy run set for Gan­nawarra

The Riverine Herald - - NEWS -

THE GAN­NAWARRA Memo­rial Toy Run (pic­tured) is a sta­ple in the diaries for many mo­tor­cy­clists and driv­ers around the re­gion.

The date is set for Novem­ber 24 and par­tic­i­pants will travel from Leitchville to Co­huna via Kerang and Barham.

The event is de­signed to bring mem­bers of the com­mu­nity to­gether and gather as many toys as pos­si­ble to be do­nated to the lo­cal churches for dis­tri­bu­tion across the Gan­nawarra Shire.

Co­huna Unit­ing Church, Co­huna-Kerang Angli­can Church and the Light­house Church are join­ing forces to gather the toys which will help make up ham­pers for lo­cal fam­i­lies.

Mo­tor­cy­clists will leave the Leitchville CFA at 7:30am and head to Kerang for break­fast. Driv­ers will join the con­voy at Kerang be­fore all par­tic­i­pants head to Barham for morn­ing tea. Lunch will be wait­ing for ev­ery­one in Co­huna at the con­clu­sion of the event and a Show & Shine will be open to the pub­lic here.

The $20 par­tic­i­pa­tion fee will also get you a ticket into the ma­jor raf­fle draw for ei­ther two nights ac­com­mo­da­tion for four peo­ple at Golden Rivers Hol­i­day Ac­com­mo­da­tion or a V8 ex­pe­ri­ence with hot laps at Win­ton Race­way.

Do­na­tions of toys, gift cards and cash are be­ing taken, but please note only new toys can be ac­cepted. For any en­quiries and toy drop off in­for­ma­tion in Co­huna, please con­tact John Webb on 0409 996 512 or Jeff Bray on 0499 990 431 for Barham and Koon­drook in­for­ma­tion. For Kerang in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Si­mon Robin­son on 0428 484 895 or Mark Ari­ans on 0401 936 020.

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