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PMHCC Fundraisers Wrap-Up


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Hi everyone.
Well it’s been a busy month for fundraising and our members & supporters have done our club proud with both participation, support & generosity.
The final amount raised for our club’s fundraiser for CAMP QUALITY was $4811 which is a fantastic result. Thankyou again to everyone who paddled, supported or donated. Debra Moore from Camp Quality was thrilled with this result and passes on her thanks to everyone involved. 
Last Saturday, June 11 it was fantastic to see 19 of our club members paddling in support of the Port Macquarie Maroro Outrigger Canoe Club’s fundraiser for Riding for the Disabled, Wauchope. Two crews of six from this club supported our fundraiser so it was great to be able to repay them in this way. Our club donated $200 to this fundraiser and with 19 participants on the day & generous donations from other members, we contributed around $400+ to this worthwhile local cause.
It was a lovely, if chilly morning for this paddle. Six of us had a very early start, doing our car shuffle at dawn at Westport as the sun was just rising. We then joined the outrigger crew at Telegraph Point and paddled the 32 kms to Westport Park. Colin, Peter Levy, Bill V, Julie Howard & Bill & I elected to do this paddle. The Wilson & Maria Rivers were beautiful & calm with lovely reflections along the way. The water started to get choppy closer to the Dhoongang (Hastings) River. 
Greg led his group of seven paddlers (Rosemary & Ken, Maria, Ray, Barry & Pieternella) for a 10 kms paddle from Fernbank to Westport and Stephen led his group of six (Margaret, Sue, Alan, Mal & Faye) from McInherney. Thank you to those leaders and paddlers.
Unfortunately the promised BBQ back at Westport did not eventuate, but it was still good the enjoy the sunshine and catch up with each other. 
Cheers
Caroline 

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‘Paddle for Kids Facing Cancer’ Success


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A huge thank you to everyone, paddlers, volunteers, bystanders, donors & all who supported our ‘Paddle For Kids Facing Cancer’ fundraiser for Camp Quality on Sunday May 15. After a week of wet and windy conditions, the weather was perfect, the water conditions were fantastic and we raised $770 on the day. Along with donations already received, and those pledged, we will raise over $4000 which we are thrilled about.
Kayaks, outriggers, stand up paddleboards and sit on craft all participated in a calm and picturesque paddle around Pelican Island, enjoying the scenery of Woregore Nature Reserve.
Thank you again to everyone who contributed towards making this a successful fundraising event.
Regards
Caroline, Bill & the working group & the Port Macquarie Hastings Canoe Club Inc.