Celebration a royal success
Organisers of Horsham Uniting Church’s ‘royal baby’ celebration are overwhelmed by the generosity of the community.
More than 100 people helped celebrate the birth of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s first child Archie at the evening event, which raised money for the church as well as donations of gifts for infant services.
Event co-ordinator Janice Merrett said she was surprised by the community’s generosity.
“People are very generous. I can’t believe how many donations there are to sort through,” she said.
“It was a roaring success, and for me personally, it was great to see so many people enjoy themselves and be able to do something for the community.”
The event raised $1740 for the church and volunteers will deliver baby gifts and donations to Wimmera Base Hospital’s Yandilla ward and Uniting Wimmera.
It was the church group’s fourth royal function.