Stawell also ready to run

The Weekly Advertiser Horsham - - News -

Stawell will present its fifth Mother’s Day Clas­sic af­ter rais­ing about $10,000 last year from raf­fle tick­ets, do­na­tions and reg­is­tra­tions.

This year’s event, leav­ing Stawell’s North Park for a pic­turesque route through the Iron­barks For­est, of­fers a four-kilo­me­tre and 400-me­tre mo­bil­ity walk and four-kilo­me­tre and eight-kilo­me­tre runs.

Or­gan­is­ers are team­ing with Stawell Ur­ban Land­care Group and the group’s Trees for Mum pro­ject, which in­volves giv­ing away 300 na­tive plants.

Raf­fles are again pri­mary money-rais­ing events with Von Harding, with help from Ann Ellis, Marg Bates and Liz In­gram, pro­vid­ing a hand-made quilt as a ma­jor prize.

An­other raf­fle fea­tures prizes such as ac­com­mo­da­tion at Salingers at Great Western or Ser­vants Quar­ters, Stawell and vouch­ers from Grampians Unique Bas­kets and Gifts and Mag­dala Mo­tor Lodge.

Peo­ple can reg­is­ter for Stawell Mother’s Day Clas­sic online at www.moth­ers­day­clas­ au/events/event-map/stawell/. Or­gan­is­ers have en­cour­aged peo­ple to reg­is­ter online or at Stawell li­brary to save time. On-the-day en­tries are wel­come but are cash or cheque.

QUILT RAF­FLE: From left, Mer­ri­lyne Mid­dle­ton, Von Harding and Pam By­ron with a quilt Stawell Mother’s Day Clas­sic or­gan­is­ers are raf­fling.

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