Trivia night fundraiser

Trivia night fundraiser

We did it!!! Thank you to the MCH staff, families & friends plus our INCREDIBLE
donors that helped us put together our amazing Gala Fundraiser. Our Raffle,
Auction and Trivia Night raised over $7,500!!!!!!!

Thanks to the support from our community we raised $1740 in ticket sales.

Thank you to our Trivia Night sponsors

Main Sponsor – Caroline Brown property

CKMT Medical (our very own Vice President and Trivia Master Carl Kennedy)


Springboard Digital (Matt and Amy Cooper)

Thank you to the wonderful venue host, Urban Climb, West End, Dave Fletcher and all of the Uncommon Ground staff. Great space for a Christmas Party!

Special thanks to our MC and Gala Night organiser extraordinaire Sonja Mapleston.

Thank you to our Trivia Masters David Mapleston and Carl Kennedy.

Thank you to Michael Berkman MP for lending us the microphone and speakers.

A big thank you to the MCH families who contributed to the event: prize donors Nick McAlpine and Lis Dewhirst, not to mention the people that helped set up, Miriam Kennedy, Katie Tane, Kristen Fitzgerald and Lis Dewhirst.

Online Auction – RESULTS

The Online Auction raised $3,790 with the highest bidders notified on the night. Sam has now invoiced you, so once paid, prizes will be available for collection from Wednesday 2nd November onwards.

LIVE Art Auction – RESULTS

Thanks to our families who bid on our Kindy Art Trail masterpieces!! We raised $560! Bidding wars ensued with the following parents victorious:

Lis Dewhirst – Group A rainbow Nick McAlpine – Group B leaves Grace Penon – Group A leaves Will Horwood – Group B rainbow)

Carl Kennedy – Deborah Hood artwork

Missed out on Trivia Night?

Lucinda Cavaleri’s artwork (girl in boat pictured above) will be available for purchase, to include those families that couldn’t come Saturday night. We will display it in the foyer this week, to be sold next week.



Raffle winners are grinners!!

The Montessori Spring Raffle raised just over $1,435! Congratulations to the following prize package winners:

1st PRIZE – Stylish Self Care

Ticket #18 Kristen Fitzgerald

2nd PRIZE – Foodie Paradise

Ticket #87 Samantha Lister

3rd PRIZE – The Green Thumb

Ticket #21

Kristen Montiel

4th PRIZE – Skin Deep Beauty

Ticket #82 Sarah Russo

Raffle prizes will be available for collection this week.

Thank you for all your support for making this year’s gala a roaring success!

Donors to thank

• The Styling Station Milton (discount only on a styling party for 6

• Cr Peter Matic (hamper)

• Jacqueline Kayar (repose bag)

• Pasteio pasta shop ($50 voucher)

• Rosalie Wine Merchants (two bottles of wine)

• Rosalie Gourmet Market Deli ($50 voucher)

• Paddington Hardware (wheelbarrow and products)

• Rosalie Garden Centre ($25 voucher)

• Wildlings Forest School ($100 voucher)

• Northey Street City Farm Nursery ($50 voucher + cookbook + tote)

• Lis Dewhirst (Japanese Day Spa Massage)

• Beauty on Latrobe (beauty gift packs worth over $200)

• Sheets on the Line (cloth bags $100 there)

• Bill and Denise Mapleston for their Buderim Beach House (Rafael’s grandparents)

• Anna Markey (ceramics bowl)

• Nick McAlpine (Australia Zoo family pass)

• Dave Fletcher (Urban Climb two 6-month memberships)

• Jamie Shillitoe (I AM Yoga Centre 1-month membership)

• Sonja & Dave Mapleston (private yoga class)

• Artisan Rosalie Village (facial treatment package)

• Red Hill Cinema’s (4 tickets)

• Grilled Rosalie ($100 voucher)

• Deer Duck Bistro – (2 $100 vouchers)

• Caroline Attwood from CA Creative for (Photoshoot Package)

• Hillary Wall from Cork and Chroma (PAINT book + 2 vouchers to attend paint and sip)

• Annah Evington (Woodford Folk Festival family pack)

• Katie Tane (ceramics set)

• Vince Estacio at Naim Restaurant, Paddington (for date night platter & wine)

• Blue Room Cinema (2 tickets)


Story date: 2 Nov 2022. Added by: Lucy McGinley.

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