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Lucky Numbers Raffle Result

Congratulations to the winner of our ‘lucky numbers’ raffle.
Ticket No 99886 won the prize of $20,000. Permit No LS042495

Thank you Toolmart and Perth Racing

A heartfelt thank you to Toolmart and Perth Racing for their very generous cancer research donation of $2,500, via the 2014 Tradies Expo. Including this donation, we raised a total of $7,105 for our Foundation! A big thanks also to Katelyn, Wendy and Andrea for all their efforts over the three days at the expo.

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Kokoda Trek

kokoda-cancer-fund-raiseAndrea and Kate had the privilege of meeting an amazing group of people who walked the Kokoda Trek in April. This group were inspired by 9 year old Shona Heard, from Pearsall, who was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) in March 2013. Due to many health complications, Shona spent time in ICU and has had to learn to walk and eat again. Shona gave the group her favourite toy, LAMBEE, and he travelled close to 100km, stopping for various photo opportunities along the way.

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Guinness Book of Records – Keep the Flame Alive

We need your help to achieve a Guinness Book of World Record for ‘The Longest Awareness Ribbon!’

Keep the Flame Alive 2014 is attempting a World Record for the Guinness Book of Records to help raise awareness for Children’s Leukaemia & Cancer Research Foundation.

We are putting 2,000 meters of yellow ribbon together in 15 and 5 metre increments to create the world’s longest awareness ribbon, the current record is 1,247metres.

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Many Busy Fingers make light work

We have been honoured to have the ladies from the National Lifestyle Villages in Bridgewater volunteer for our Guinness Book of World Record Attempt of the Longest Awareness Ribbon. They are not only helping us cut up some of the ribbon to share out to the smaller schools that wish to participate, but they have the very delicate and arduous task of sewing over 200 pieces back together in the very short time frame.

These ladies have exceptional sewing skills and clearly the enthusiasm for completing their tasks at hand. Thanks ladies for getting our ribbons ready for the schools in just one day. We look forward to seeing the finished 2000 metre completed ribbon on the 19th of April 2014. Thanks also to our photographer Jan Isaac for snapping these great shots for us!

Costumes for our ladybird dancers have arrived!

Auditions are happening soon for the 150 spots as our special Ladybird dancers. Many young kids will have the privilege of not only dancing especially for Children’s Leukaemia and Cancer Research but they will be bringing in our Lord Mayor and other guest Dancers for PCC and Piazza locations on our dance event day.

Open auditions will be held on Sunday 23 February in two locations, north and south of the river. They will be held at 10am at Beverley Margaret School of Dance on Dixon Road in Rockingham and 3pm at Esteem Dance Studio in Wangara. They are open auditions and the cost will be $25 for the successful children as they will receive a ladybird costume they can keep along with a ribbon for their dance performance.

Congratulations to our Chairman, Geoff Cattach

WA finalist for the 2014 Senior Australian of the Year. For his outstanding contribution as an advocate and fundraiser for research into childhood cancer. The Foundation relies on the generous support of the West Australian community to continue this research, as we do not receive State or Federal funding.

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Support from WA’s Minister for Education

Well this was a really great way to start the new year – with an endorsement from Western Australia’s Minister for Education, the Hon Peter Collier MLC.

Interested in becoming a sponsor?

Are you interested in becoming a sponsor of Keep the Flame Alive and Children’s Leukaemia & Cancer Research Foundation (CLCRF), or do you know anyone who might be? If so, you can now read our Keep the Flame Alive Sponsorship Document online!

Our corporate sponsors and supporters not only provide vital funds for research, but support CLCRF in many other ways such as helping with our brand awareness and annual events such as this one, Keep the Flame Alive. Their support allows CLCRF to concentrate on what we do best, funding the very best children’s cancer research in Australia.

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