DENIM TIME: Don Poccock of Gerringong was the lucky winner of the denim quilt raffle, with all funds raised going to the Children’s Medical Research Institute. The ‘Denim and Bling Dance’ will be held on Saturday, September 7.
Nanjing Night Net

Grab your jeans, add some bling and head on down to the Gerringong Town Hall next month.

The Children’s Medical Research Institute (CMRI)Gerringong Committee’s ‘Denim and Bling Dance’will be held on Saturday, September 7 from 7.30pm.

Tickets are $25 and funds raised will go towards children’s medical research.

Local band Boyznberry is set to provide the entertainment. Tickets available fromCronin’s Liquor, Gerringong. Bring your own drinks and supper.

CMRI Gerringong has been raising funds for Children’s Medical Research Institute since 1959.

The biggest national fundraising campaign is Jeans for Genes Day, the first Friday in August .

Life Member, Rhonda Bailey, has coordinated every Gerringong campaign for the last 22 years since 1994.

The Gerringong, Kiama, Berry and Nowra communities have rallied to the call by purchasing pens, badges and bracelets and buying tickets in the Denim Quilt Raffle, won this year by Don Poccock of Gerringong.

Gerroa Boat Fisherman’s Club hosted aTrivia Night and 170 supporters came along to play the game, buy raffle tickets and support the cause.

The Denim and Bling Dance will be the final fundraiser for the year and the committee is encouraging everyone to come along and support themost successful Jeans for Genes campaigns since the first one 21 years ago.

All proceeds from the Berry Quilting Exhibition held August 27 and 28 at the Berry School of Artswill also go to CMRI Gerringong.

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