Sunrise Way’s major fundraiser of the year is fast approaching on Saturday 15 June with this year’s funds going towards establishing a new social enterprise initiative.

Sunrise Way CEO, Wendy Agar, is encouraging people to get in quick to book their tickets to the event, which features special guest, comedy royalty Fiona O’Loughlin. “It’s going to be a wonderful night, and this year all funds raised will go towards helping us establish our ‘Well at Work’ corporate training and counselling social enterprise. We are not fully funded to deliver our essential, life saving services and this venture will help us to broaden our impact for individuals and organisations right across the community while at the same time developing a sustainable funding source for Sunrise Way,” said Ms Agar.

Agar thanked event sponsors Newlands, Wagners, Jen Taylor Properties, and Sedl Agencies. “We are so grateful to our event sponsors – without local businesses like these supporting us, our job would be so much harder. I’d also like to thank those businesses who have bought a table to the event, and the many local organisations who have donated auction items and raffle prizes. We continue to be amazed, and so thankful for the support we get from the Toowoomba community to provide this essential service, helping individuals living with addiction to develop skills and strategies to maintain sobriety,” she said.

Agar said there were some amazing auction and raffle items on offer. “Perhaps most exciting is that McCullough Robertson has kindly donated a guitar signed by all the original band members of INXS to be auctioned. So if you’re an INXS fan and want to own a piece of priceless memorabilia, we’d love to hear from you!”

Some of the auction items include Guitar signed by INXS, Brisbane Broncos jersey, signed by Sam Thaiday and two best-in-house tickets to a QPAC performance of the winner’s choice. Attendees on the night will also be entertained by talented local performer Mason Watts.

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