Saturday, March 08, 2008

Successful fundraising

BMETS has had a very successful fundraising period raising over $6,500.
Penelope Wells, A Lounge Singer from Sydney, accompanied by Peter Bailey, put on a concert at The Carrington in Katoomba, raising almost $2,500 as well as giving the audince alot of joy listening to superb music.
Our first Garage Sale at Gail's in Blackheath attracted our usual crowd and more and raised $3,435
Pat and Col Jennings had a Art Exhibition in Springwood and raffled one of Col's paintings of the beach in Baucau, donating $500 to BMETS
All of this money will support our projects - paying monthly salaries for our sister organisation in Timor Leste (APSC-TL), scholarships for young women and the publication of a book of stories of women in the clandestine resistance movement 1975to 1999.

Our next meeting is March 10th at 7.00.
Our Annual Book Sale - a not to be missed event will be held on May 31st at the CWA Hall in Leura.


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