Gloves off for vic­tims

Townsville Bulletin - - News -

COR­PO­RATE SUP­PORT: Luke Wil­son is step­ping up to raise money to sup­port the North WHITE-col­lar work­ers will roll up their sleeves and step into the box­ing ring to raise money for Queens­lan­ders bat­tered by con­sec­u­tive nat­u­ral dis­as­ters.

V8 Supercars Aus­tralia Sales Man­ager Luke Wil­son will fea­ture on the 11-fight card in Syd­ney and is us­ing his first hit-out in the ring to ease the bur­den on those fac­ing life af­ter Yasi.

The event will be held at t he Universi t y o f New South Wales on Satur­day, April 16.

C o m m u n i t i e s a c r o s s North Queens­land were dealt a cruel blow when the se­vere cat­e­gory five sys­tem hit.

Badly dam­aged town­ships r e ma i n wi t h o u t p o we r more than two weeks af­ter the event.

Mr Wil­son nom­i­na­tions fam­i­lies to ceeds.

Ar­mor All and STP have al­ready pledged sup­port.

Mr Wil­son said the pro­ject was a way of giv­ing back.

‘‘ The pro­ceeds from the night are go­ing t o t he Queens­land Flood Ap­peal so I thought it would be a good idea to do some­thing for cy­clone vic­tims in the North,’’ he said. ‘‘ The whole idea is about get­ting of­fice w o r k e r s o u t o f t h e i r com­fort zone.’’

Nom­i­na­tions to be in­volved in the fight night can be sent to mar­ket­ing@ nqn. newsltd. com. au. is call­ing for of de­serv­ing re­ceive pro-

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