Pictured below: Candice Ward and Pip Gooding.
Over 50 ladies descended upon the Dumbleyung District Club to help raise funds for the Dumbleyung Playgroup. Champagne flowed and all guests enjoyed delicious food courtesy of Tasty Treats Catering. Amongst the traditional Melbourne Cup Sweeps and raffles for the Dumbleyung Playgroup, many seized the opportunity to browse the pop up shops, Sand ’n’ Salt and Feet with Flair.
A number of prizes were awarded. Congratulations to the following people:
Best hat (Judges Dumbleyung Playgroup) - Julie Ramm
Best dressed (Judges Dumbleyung Playgroup) – Sylvia Patterson
$100 Money Board – Marnie West
Best dressed (Judges Sand’n’Salt and Feet with Flair) – Ashlyn O’Donnell
Best hat (Judges Sand’n’Salt and Feet with Flair) – Kirra Roberts
Best shoes (Judges Sand’n’Salt and Feet with Flair) – Karen Robinson
Door prize – Margaret Stephens
3rd place, Dumbleyung Playgroup Raffle – Shonel Bennett
2nd place, Dumbleyung Playgroup Raffle – Marie Clarke
1s place, Dumbleyung Playgroup Raffle – Christine Bairstow
The Dumbleyung Playgroup would like to thank the following people and businesses for all their support in making the 2017 Dumbleyung Playgroup Melbourne Cup Luncheon another success! Tasty Treats Catering, Sand ‘n’ Salt, Feet with Flair, Dumbleyung District Club, Helen Gooding, Felicity Cronin, Karen Ward, Sniptrix, Kukerin Beauty Therapy, Nikki Wallace, The GODI, Wuddi Cultural Centre, Playgroup mothers and the Dumbleyung CRC.
At the GODI, another celebration took place on horse number 22, ‘Rekindling’. A 4 year old bay stallion from UK win ‘Australia’s Greatest Race’! As locals gathered and placed their bets, everyone settled in to watch the race and enjoy platters of food and a delicious BBQ lunch. Well done to Lana Jose who won the lucky door prize!