Hervey Bay Independent : 8th September 2016
$10,000 raised for cancer research as Carrie dazzles foundation audience The Indy Foundation was proud to play host to television golden girl Carrie Bickmore last Friday night, as a capacity audience of 310 guests enjoyed her tales of life, love and work. Great South East presenter Sofie Formica had the role of guest interviewer and the hour-long conversation with Carrie flowed through her beginnings in radio and television, to her role on The Project, the passing of her late husband due to brain cancer, her triumphant Gold Logie win and her passion for cancer research via her ‘Carrie’s Beanies for Brain Cancer’ charity. The audience was enthralled by the humorous, heart-warming and This event was proudly partnered by inspirational speaker, who shared the highs and lows of living life in the media spotlight. From its inception in 2006, the Indy Foundation has raised more than $425,000 for the Fraser Coast community and hosted 54major events. More than 40 different charities, community groups, sporting organisations and not-for-profit groups have benefitted from community grants on behalf of The Indy Foundation membership base. Friday night’s event, the first for the 2016/2017 Indy Foundation year, was supported by Season Partners The Hervey Bay RSL Club, Wide Bay Motor Group, Fraser Coast Anglican College, Bob’s Tyres, WIN Projects, The Boat Club and was held at The Beach House, as the foundation’s presenting partner and host venue. Celebrating 10 years this year, The Indy Foundation will host a gala 10th anniversary masquerade ball on November with Mental as Anything, followed by Melbourne Cup winning jockey Michelle Payne in early 2017. Businesses throughout the region which would like to join The Indy Foundation are encouraged to contact Gilly Millard on 4120 1018.
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