Blooming good fundraiser
Flower entrepreneur Jen EgertonWarburton is praising the Great Southern community for generously supporting a multiple sclerosis fundraising effort.
The owner of boutique flower business Lucinda’s Everlastings held an event for the State’s peak neurological services provider, MSWA, at the family’s Mobrup farm on October 14.
Wet conditions forced Ms EgertonWarburton, who has multiple sclerosis, to move the fundraiser from the paddock among the white and pink everlastings blooms into the shearing shed.
However, the change of setting failed to deter 120 guests from uniting to raise $7000 for MSWA after the shed was transformed into an eye-catching long-table lunch venue.
Two lambs were cooked in a homemade grill called The Beast, which was built by Ms Egerton-Warburton’s husband Rob.
“I was bit embarrassed to fundraise for my own cause, but I thought ‘too bad, I’ll do it for MSWA’,” she said.
“If I am up to it, I will do it annually — everything was cosy and everyone had a great time.”
Jen Egerton-Warburton, who has multiple sclerosis, with a little friend.