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Heaven Can Wait regatta

Heaven Can Wait regatta

In February, the Royal Motor Yacht Club Toronto hosted the 13th annual Heaven Can Wait (HCW) charity sailing regatta on the shores of Lake Macquarie. The regatta features races across multiple divisions, from the One Lap Dash to the overnight …

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Ballina Relay For Life

Ballina Relay For Life

Ballina Shire Relay For Life was held on the 4th and 5th of May at the Alstonville Showgrounds. It had such a great vibe, and you could see the level of thought and care that the Relay committee put into …

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Promoting bowel screening at Bluesfest

Promoting bowel screening at Bluesfest

At the 30th Annual Byron Bay Bluesfest, Cancer Council volunteers and employees were lucky enough to secure a charitable site once again to help promote sun safety and hand out sunscreen for a gold coin donation. This year the team …

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Volunteer spotlight – Jennifer Lock

Volunteer spotlight – Jennifer Lock

Over the last 10 interesting years of volunteering with Cancer Council I have seen some wonderful advances in cancer treatment.  My Cancer Council volunteering journey was brought about by an entire family struck down by cancer, including my husband and …

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First impressions of Relay For Life

First impressions of Relay For Life

As the Volunteering & Partnerships Coordinator for Southern, one of my favourite things it is putting together an event team and heading out to play. Relay For Life provides a great opportunity for new volunteers to meet other volunteers and …

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