Weekend Fair fills annual quota
DENISE MORROW doesn't consider herself much of an 'arts and craft' person, but she is willing to take up a needle, be it sewing or knitting, for a good cause.
“I am more the community type who loves to get out and about,” she said.
“That's why I am co-ordinating this year's Quota Arts & Craft Fair.”
Sponsored by The Northern Star, the fair will be held in the Alstonville Leisure Centre on Saturday and Sunday. With an entrance fee of $5, which will go to local charities and Quota projects, attendees will be able to enjoy a variety of stalls displaying their wares including art supplies, fused glass, scrapbooking and tapestry.
“We try to raise as much money as possible,” Denise said.
“It is Quota's major fundraiser for the year.
“Last year we were able to raise $20,000 which was distributed amongst local charities.
“The Northern Star has been a great support.”
Among the beneficiaries are Fr Chris Riley's Youth Off The Streets, and the Lismore Base Hospital cancer unit.