Friends raise $3300 for charity
RESCUE crew officer for the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter Tom Lee Lewes was a big hit at the Evans Head Ladies Bowls Charity Friendship Day which saw $3300 raised for the service.
About 60-70 people attended the charity day from clubs around the area.
Raffles and a tombola with prizes from local businesses helped the sporting club reach their goal.
"We wanted to get as close to $3000 as we could as it's the rescue helicopter's 30th year of operation," secretary Barbara Lee said.
Having reached their target Evans Head Bowling Club CEO Roger Hong announced the club would also put in an extra $300.
The blond good looks of Mr Lewes didn't go astray either as he helped distribute tombola prizes and received a number of "cuddles" for his efforts.
Outgoing ladies' president Merle Swanson proudly presented the cheque to Mr Lewes who thanked the club for their great efforts.
Winners: M. Adams, C. Mason, H. Mulligan
Runners-up: P. Jennings, Y. Marsden, C. Dance, E. Aldous.
Friendship prize: L. Hampson, B. Baston, G. Marczan, S. Ward