It might not be in the form of Santa and presents, but Christmas in July is coming to Mudgee, thanks to the Children's Medical Research Institute Mudgee Committee.
Billed as an ‘evening of dinner, dancing and fundraising’, the event was a complete success last year for the 50th anniversary, with $17,000 raised for childhood disease cures in last year’s drive.
This year the CMRI Mudgee Committee has raised the fundraising goal and secured Edwina Bartholomew from Channel 7 to MC the evening.
The committee is confident they’ll reach their goal with the auction which includes a painting by Georgia Mansur, as well as ‘Tradie for a Day’ – day of labour from Adam Keightley, Richard Callander, Bill Dowdy and a $500 voucher to Petrie’s Mitre 10.
There will also be raffle tickets on sale every weekend from 10am to noon in front of Blooms, with prizes including a two night stay at Queen’s Pinch Vineyard Guest House, a case of Logan wine, a signed copy of Summerlandish by Summer Land and more.
Tickets available online at cmri.org.au