Join in CMRIs major annual fundraiser to cure childhood cancer

The 27th Annual Quilt and Craft Show will be held in November.

As usual there will be a huge range of beautiful quilts on display as well as stalls selling quilting supplies, hand crafts, jewellery, candles, homemade Christmas cakes, puddings and sweets, beautiful handmade children’s clothes and Christmas gifts.

See a wide range of quilts and wall hangings made by local, as well as Shoalhaven and Illawarra quilters.

This year the raffle quilt has been generously donated to CMRI by Jenny Hancock of Angelcake Quilts.

The design is ‘Nature’s Journey’ based on a quilt design by Anni downs. It is hand appliqued, embroidered, machine pieced and quilted by Jenny and is a much sought after raffle prize.

Tickets will be available at Gerringong IGA on October 28 and November 2 – 4 and at the quilt show.

The raffle will be drawn on Sunday afternoon, Nov 12 at the Quilt Show. 

This is the biggest fundraiser of the year for Children’s Medical Research Institute (CMRI) Gerringong Committee and all money raised will support research into childhood illness, particularly cancer.

CMRI scientists of the Gene Therapy Research Unit, a joint venture with the Children’s Hospital at Westmead, are developing novel, gene-based strategies for the treatment of childhood diseases.

They are also conducting a gene therapy clinical trial to enhance chemotherapy treatments for paediatric brain tumours.

Get along to enjoy the exhibition and support a great cause. There will be morning and afternoon tea as well as light lunch available.

Details: Friday, November 10 and Saturday, November 11, from 9am to 5pm and Sunday, November 12, from 9am to 3pm at Gerringong Town Hall. Entry $5.

For enquiries and entry forms contact Rhonda Bailey on 0429951452 or rbailey1@outlook.com.

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