Vital funds for cancer raised in Albany as Three Anchors turns pink

Kellie BalaamAlbany Advertiser
Moreen Wijtkiewicz, Nwe Seain, Karen Hounsfield.
Camera IconMoreen Wijtkiewicz, Nwe Seain, Karen Hounsfield. Credit: Kellie Balaam

Three Anchors hosted a Pink Ribbon Morning Tea last Tuesday to raise awareness and vital funding for Cancer Council Australia in support of Pink October.

Guests received an individual morning tea platter filled with beautiful pink desserts, as well as tea and coffee and a mimosa on arrival.

Local woman and guest speaker Liz Hart shared her story of being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2018 at the age of 38.

Guests received an individual tasting plate.
Camera IconGuests received an individual tasting plate. Credit: Kellie Balaam/Kellie Balaam

A wife and mother of three teenage girls, Ms Hart kindly offered her time to help raise awareness of cancer by opening up about her journey.

The event raised around $647 through raffles and ticket sales to be donated to Cancer Council Australia.

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Siobhan Brown and Laura Schuster.
Camera IconSiobhan Brown and Laura Schuster. Credit: Kellie Balaam
Merylyn Knewstubb, Nancy Vincent and Wendy Golff.
Camera IconMerylyn Knewstubb, Nancy Vincent and Wendy Golff. Credit: Kellie Balaam/Kellie Balaam
Louise De'Addario, Noi Seunders and Kat Spencer.
Camera IconLouise De'Addario, Noi Seunders and Kat Spencer. Credit: Kellie Balaam/Kellie Balaam
Raffle and prizes on offer.
Camera IconRaffle and prizes on offer.
Susan Grant and Ruth Walsh.
Camera IconSusan Grant and Ruth Walsh. Credit: Kellie Balaam
Kerry Veale, Linda McCann and Lois Anne Marshall.
Camera IconKerry Veale, Linda McCann and Lois Anne Marshall. Credit: Kellie Balaam/Kellie Balaam

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