Roxy Cafe decked in Pink for 10th annual Pink Breakfast

October 26, 2017

On Friday, October 20 the Roxy Café was filled to overflowing for the 10th annual Pink Breakfast.

Organised by staff of the Bingara MPS, the breakfasts had, leading up to this year, made $23,915.00 for Cancer research.

Megan Latham, right addressing the assembled breakfast diners.

Megan Latham, right addressing the assembled breakfast diners.

“This year we provided over 200 breakfasts, making $3231.40,” organising committee member, Megan Latham, said.  “We had the Roxy café all decked out in Pink, the tables looked gorgeous with pink table cloths, lots of freshly cut roses and flowers along with table decorations made by Megan,” committee member, Tiffany Galvin said.

“Thank-you to all the people who kindly donated flowers from their gardens, this made the venue not only look beautiful but smell beautiful too.

“Thank you to the Gwydir Shire and Georgia Koumandouri for letting us use this amazing Venue that we are so lucky to have.”

Everyone enjoyed the beautiful menu of Homemade Banana Bread with fresh Ricotta, Bircher Muesli and fresh fruit and yoghurt, Eggs Benedict with smoked salmon or bacon along with the traditional Bacon and Eggs or Big Breakfast.

The Bingara Lions Club donated their time and cooking skills to present many perfect breakfasts.  This day would not go ahead without the people who volunteer their time to help out for such a worthy cause.

Raffle winners were: 1st Garry Vickery, 2nd Raylee Curruthers, 3rd Megan Harrison. Thank-you to Karen from IGA, Lush Hair and Beauty and Pally Styles for the wonderful prizes, their generosity is much appreciated.

This year a Health Quiz, which provided the educational part of the morning was run. The prize was a lovely hamper of goodies donated by Lenore from Dewberry Lane, Bingara Pharmacy, Sew Much More, Wattle Arts and crafts, The winner was Sally Cameron.

A huge thank you to Bingara IGA, Bingara Bakehouse, Meat on Maitland, The Coffee Club, Craddock Building Services and Marshalls Haulage who donated produce for this event. This made the day so much more profitable. Thank you also to the members of the community who donated goods and fresh produce.

Volunteer waitresses, Holly, Tamika, Phoebe and Karys.

Volunteer waitresses, Holly, Tamika, Phoebe and Karys.

Thank-you to Bingara Central School who also raised $170 by having a “Come Dressed in Pink” day. This was thought of by Pheobe Craddock, Charli Mack and Ginaya Fernando. Also a great big Thank-you to the Central School who volunteered their time to wait on the tables, they were amazing.

A massive thank-you to Graham Cutmore and Casey Cobcroft for organising the workers, without them this would not of run so smoothly.

“Thank you to each and every person that gave their time up and helped in some way on the day, We are truly blessed to have such wonderful people in our community,” Megan said.