Council cheque presentation at the group's
inaugural rally. Pictured (from left) are NSW Cancer Council
representative, Lyn and Phil Deaves and then
Retreat general manager (operations) Tilly Rexhepi.
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OWNERS of Retreat
caravans, who have already raised around $25,000 for cancer research, will
again be supporting the charity this month.
Nearly 70 caravans from all over the country will head for the Geelong
Showgrounds in Victoria for the third National Retreat Caravans Family
Group & Owners Club Rally from September 21 to 25.
The group raised over $11,000 in 2017 for NSW Cancer Council followed by
another $14,000 for Queensland Cancer Council last year.
"These amounts could not be raised without the help from all the Retreat
owners who attended the rallies as well as companies donating prizes,"
organisers of the Victoria rally Phil and Lyn Deaves told Caravanning
"We hope we can reach these amounts for this year's cause," they said.
"The monies are raised by raffles and auctioning of great products supplied
by many companies who have come on board to help us support this great
Phil and Lyn said the programme was getting "rather full" with information
talks from many companies and government agencies as well as fishing and
"There will also be visits to museums and other attractions in the area,
entertainment by great and well known Australian performers plus dinners
"There may no time for people to rest!" they added.
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