The Free Press (Corowa)
Georgie dances up a storm
Much-loved Corowa-Rutherglen A grade netball coach Georgie Bruce donned the dancing shoes and wowed the judges for of the Stars of the Border Dance for Cancer fundraiser event last Friday night.
The school teacher has lived on the border her whole life, coming from Mulwala before working in Albury and now living in Yarrawonga.
Georgie was paired up with Charli Ivic from Zumba with Charli delivering a dazzling ballroom performance scoring two 10’s from the judges.
The event, saw 12 Border personalities put everything on the line for cancer, collectively raising $238,000 to the NSW Cancer Council.
Of the money raised, Georgie contributed almost $25,000 through her sheep sale, boat raffle, charity basketball match and the support of the Corowa and district communities.
Held at the Albury Entertainment Centre, the event is a night of fun, dancing, food, raffles, auctions and specular entertainment all in the name of working towards a cancer-free future.
With one in two Australians diagnosed with cancer by the age of 85, the money raised from this event will go towards Cancer Council NSW and their world-class cancer research, prevention programs, advocacy, and support services to help those affected by cancer at every point in their journey.