Guitar to strum up cash for Yasi victims
A PRIZED Maton guitar signed by Aussie rockers Powderfinger and Silverchair is the top auction item up for grabs at the Cyclone Yasi Charity Dinn e r a n d A u c t i o n tommorow night.
It is the only auction item to have a reserve price, with punters needing to bid at least $ 2000.
‘‘ The guitar is one of 10 fabulous items to bid on at the event,’’ Jupiters man- a g i n g d i r e c t o r S e a n Knights said. Hosted by the Townsville Bulletin and Jupiters Casino, the black and white-themed party is at the Jupiters Grand Ballroom. It includes a threecourse meal and beverage package, MC Minty from 4TO FM, the auction and music. Other auction items to go under the hammer of Ferry Property’s Garry Byrnes will include a Corey W i l l i a m s - s i g n e d a n d framed Crocs singlet, a box at one of the Crocs’ upcoming play-off 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. All proceeds will go directly to the Premier’s Disaster Relief Appeal.
Bookings are essential and can be made by calling the Jupiters box office on 4771 4000 until 3pm today.