The Free Press (Corowa)

Georgie dances up a storm

- BY ADRIENNE HARTNETT

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.

 ??  ?? Georgie Bruce and dance partner Charli Ivc delivered a dazzling ballroom performanc­e at the Stars of the Border Dance for Cancer fundraiser event in Albury last Friday.
Georgie Bruce and dance partner Charli Ivc delivered a dazzling ballroom performanc­e at the Stars of the Border Dance for Cancer fundraiser event in Albury last Friday.

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