Night out ben­e­fit

Townsville Bulletin - - Inside Today -

FUNDRAIS­ERS are get­ting ready to dance up a storm in aid of Cy­clone Yasi vic­tims.

The Cy­clone Yasi Char­ity Din­ner and Auc­tion will be hosted by the Townsville Bul­letin and Jupiters next Satur­day with all pro­ceeds go­ing to the Premier’s Disas­ter Re­lief Ap­peal.

T h e b l a c k a n d w h i t e themed event will be held at Jupiters Grand Ball­room and as well as a three-course meal and bev­er­age pack­age, guests will en­ter­tained by MC Minty from 4TO FM, an auc­tion and mu­sic.

North Queens­land Newsp a p e r s g e ner a l man­ager Michael Wilkins said the Bul­letin was happy to sup­port an event which would ben­e­fit strug­gling fam­i­lies.

‘‘ It’s easy to for­get with events hap­pen­ing over­seas many North Queens­lan­ders are still strug­gling in the wake of Yasi,’’ he said.

‘ ‘ S o m e a r e h o m e l e s s . Oth­ers have lost most or all of their pos­ses­sions. Money we raise will go di­rectly to those most in need.’’

Auc­tion items to go un­der the ham­mer of Ferry Prop­erty’s Gerry Byrnes will inc l ude a Corey Will i a ms signed and framed sin­glet, a box to one of the Crocs’ up­com­ing f i nals pl ay-of f games and a grid walk, chop­per ride and safety car lap at the Townsville 400.

Tick­ets are $ 100 per per­son or $ 900 for a ta­ble of 10.

Book­ings are es­sen­tial and can be made by call­ing the J u p i t e r s b o x o f f i c e o n 4771 4000.

CHEERS: Cassie MacKen­zie and Kristin Chellis get ready for the big night

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