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Courtney Gleeson from CLO Lawyers waves good-bye as she is raised up in the Cherry Picker for the 2016 Hang Ya Boss Out To Dry. (the other photo is when the Cherry Picker was raised up!)

Toowoomba Hospice Administration and Fundraising Manager, Mark Munro, wants to encourage staff to hang their boss out on Friday 11th August all for a good cause – The Toowoomba Hospice.

 “We are asking businesses on the Darling Downs to “Hang their boss out to dry” by placing him or her in a scissor lift/cherry picker and raising it to the top. The Boss must raise a minimum of $2,000 from up  in the air to be let back down.  They can contact anyone they like to raise their money, so hopefully no-one will be left hanging!”

 The Hospice has cared for over 1,220 clients with the highest standard of care being afforded to all, however to maintain this level of support, they are forced to rely heavily on the financial assistance of the community to fund an operating budget of at least $1.7 million dollars this financial year. 

 Just over $217,000. has been raised over the last 4 years – “This year we hope to raise at $60,000. from this fun event and as an extra incentive, the Boss who raises the most money gets to host the 2018 Hang Ya Boss Out To Dry at their work place next year PLUS all those who get hung out to dry go into a draw to win a weekend away said Mr Munro

 The event will be held on 11 August 2017 from 6am onwards at The Toowoomba Hospice (57B O’Quinn Street) with a live outside broadcast. The Lions Club of Wilsonton will have a BBQ Breakfast cooking and the Coffee Cruiser will also be there sell their hot beverages to help keep participants and spectators warm.

 Mr Munro said you can be guaranteed that your time and money will is going to a great cause – The Toowoomba Hospice. If you are interested, please contact admin.toowoombahospice@bigpond.com  or 07 4659 8500 

 

 Posted on : August 2, 2017

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