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BIG Thank you from Mercury Bay Lions.

By Pauline Stewart.

Mercury Bay Lions would like to acknowledge and thank the amazing community of Whitianga for the support with our recent fundraiser for “Project Mammogram” and Community Projects which raised $6004.00.

Thank you to the four fashion stores Stilo, Annah Stretton, Mainly Casual and Style Makers for your time and commitment.

Thank you Sponsors:

  • TCDC for the Town Hall hire

  • Shaun, Richard and the team at Peninsular Scaffolding for the wonderful catwalk.

  • Damon Christensen at Diode Electrical for the sound and lighting.

  • Salty Pipis for the artwork on the posters.

  • The Mercury Bay Informer, All About Whitianga, CFM Radio and Facebook social media for advertising.

  • Hammer Hardware for the plants around the hall.

  • Whitianga Lions for the loan of various equipment.

  • Whitianga Fine Wines.

  • St John Op Shop.

  • Zero Degrees Ice Ltd.

  • Tango Shoes.

Thank you donors to the raffle and spot prizes: (in no particular order)

Dame Trelise Cooper, Faith Hodder, Feet Street, Stevenson Pharmacy

Hammer Hardware, Damon Christensen, Matts Café, Anita’s Hair Studio

The Bread Mobile, Sylvia Lok Pedicure Specialist, Whitianga Menz Shed,

Baksana, Stirling Sports, Mercury Bay Pharmacy, Elizabeth Arden,

Guthrie Bowron, Stilo Hair Salon, Farmers Auto, Annah Stretton

Resinage, Emma Gustafson Art, Sara Nichols Art, Cote Bleu, Carma Delights,

En Pointe Dance Studio, Whiti Nails and Beauty.

Phew….this list is overwhelming as is your amazing support.

My final thanks go to the ladies of Mercury Bay Lions for their enthusiasm and hard work, the husbands and partners who helped, and to all of you who attended…. without you this wouldn’t have been such a success.

Jill Bowker,

President, Mercury Bay Lions

Caption: The opening scene from Walk into Winter in May.


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