Green turns yel­low for Daf­fodil Day

Matamata Chronicle - - Front Page -

Daf­fodil Day and Bal­loons of Re­mem­brance co-or­di­na­tor Rex­ine Hawes couldn’t hold back the tears as she thanked the Mata­mata com­mu­nity for their over­whelm­ing sup­port last Fri­day.

She ex­pressed her grat­i­tude to those who had vol­un­teered their time, those who had sup­ported fi­nan­cially and those who gave so gen­er­ously through­out the day.

A new record was set in Mata­mata with a whop­ping $10,000 be­ing raised just dur­ing Daf­fodil Day col­lec­tions.

For the first time, Bal­loons of Re­mem­brance was held at Rail­side by the Green and many Mata­mata res­i­dents bought a bal­loon to re­lease

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