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Fundraising at the polling booth

Jye Webb, Amelia Reavell and Fran Smith feed the voters and raise funds for next year’s trip to Tasmania. Photo TWH

Lightning Ridge Central School

Lightning Ridge Central School hosted the referendum voting on Saturday – but the day wasn’t just about voting.

It was also an opportunity for the school to raise funds for upcoming educational excursions that would benefit both voters and the students.

Upon arrival at the school, voters were greeted by the sight of high school students and staff energetically washing cars to fundraise for Capers 2023.

Without a carwash in town, this fundraiser was welcomed.

Capers 2023 will be held in Tamworth on the 10th and 11th of November and includes twenty-eight students from Lightning Ridge as part of the 2500 children from across the state who will showcase their exceptional talents.

Capers 2023 is a platform that brings together talented individuals from public schools in northern NSW, offering them the opportunity to perform at a major event.

This includes students from kindergarten to year 12 who simply have a passion for singing, dancing, and playing music.

The names of past Capers performers like Roshani, Robert McDougall, Felicity, and Chasing Bailey are synonymous with success. […]

Read more in the printed edition of The Western Herald.

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