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									                   007 inspires Pink Fundraising record
  ‘007 Bond for a Cure’ was the theme at the 2007 Pink Ribbon Ball where over 700 guests came together raising an all
   time high of over $175,000 for breast cancer and the Centre for Innovation in Cancer at Flinders Medical Centre (FMC).

W       ith the support of so
        many, including naming
                                                                                                              in kind sponsors – Coopers,
                                                                                                              Chandon, Daiquiri Factory,
rights sponsors AMP Found-                                                                                    Hair Artistique, Mr. Rigg’s
ation and Kingsford Financial                                                                                 Cellars, Paper-Pak, Penny’s
Group, and some huge items                                                                                    Hill Winery, Telstra Shop
up for grabs such as two Toyota                                                                               Rundle Mall and Tony
Yaris cars and a trip to Paris                                                                                Kitchener Printing.
thanks to Malaysia Airlines
                                                                                                              A special thank you is also
and Venture Holidays, the Ball
                                                                                                              in order for the dedicated and
was a resounding success.
                                                                                                              hard working Patron of the Pink
Monies raised at the Ball continue                                                                            Ribbon Ball, Lady Joan Hardy
to support the groundbreaking                                                                                 and fundraising committee
work underway at FMC. These            Alan and Sue Young, John Hill and Andra Dale at the Pink Ribbon Ball   members: Branka Milanese,
research projects include            Courtesy of SA Life                                                      Mirella Pratico, Cate Nicholas,
Dr Michael’s research into                                                                                    Emma Reichstein, Adrianna
microRNAs which is currently         It is thanks to the many FMC           Minter Ellison Lawyers,           and Tizianna Rina, Verity
under IP, Dr Grist’s work on         Foundation supporters that the         PriceWaterhouseCoopers,           Ruediger, Ranka Suica and
                                     Pink Ribbon Ball was such              RAA Insurance, Skycity
the BRCA genes to create                                                                                      Sue Young.
                                     a success, including: Heart            Adelaide, Visy Board and
better screening tests for those
                                     Sponsors – Baker Young                 Woodhead; main auction            The 2008 Pink Ribbon Ball
at risk of hereditary breast
                                     Stockbrokers, Bank SA, Built           donors – Bizzarro, Gardens        will be held on 11 October and
cancers and Professor Piller’s
                                     Environs, Channel 7 Adelaide,          at Night, Gary Castles Sydney     is sizing up to be even bigger.
world-leading investigations
                                     Green & Gold Energy,                   Adelaide, Jayson Brunsdon,        Call the Foundation on
into lymphoedema.
                                     Mannering Construction,                Mix 102.3, Cruise 1323,           (08) 8204 5216 to be a part
                                     Telstra and Toyota Motors;             purENVY Jewellery, Rodney         of this truly inspiring event.
                                     Diamond Sponsor – All                  Fox Shark Experience, SA Life
   Pink Ribbon Ball Committee        Exclusive Homes; Club                  and auctioneers Tim Thredgold
members L–R; Branka Milanese,
Mirella Pratico, Pina Marsh,
                                     Sponsors – Amgen,
                                     Home Health Equipment,
                                                                            and Phil Harris from Toop
                                                                            & Toop Real Estate; and also
                                                                                                                STOP PRESS
Ranka Suica, Cate Nicholas,
Emma Reichstein, Adrianna                                                                                     Construction of the Flinders
Rina, Verity Ruediger, Sue                                                                                       Centre for Innovation in
Young and Tizianna Rina.                                                                                      Cancer soon begins – proceed
Courtesy of Festival
                                                                                                               to ‘The Editorial’ on page 8
City Photographers
                                                                                                                 for further information.
         Pink Ribbon Ball hits fundraising record!
T    he 17th annual AMP
     Foundation Pink Ribbon
Ball held on October 28, 2006
                                   women Denise Scott who had
                                   the room roaring with laughter
                                   with her personal stories and
                                                                     Fine Choice Distribution,
                                                                     Mix 102.3 and Cruise 1323,
                                                                     SA Life, Shirt Domain, Tailors
                                                                                                       Home Health Equipment,
                                                                                                       Mutual Community, Price-
                                                                                                       WaterHouse Coopers, SGIC,
was a huge success raising more    interactions with the crowd.      of Distinction, The One Hour      SKYCITY Adelaide, Telstra
than $105,000 for the Breast                                         Hem Stop Shop, Venture            and Visy Board. The generous
                                   The main auction conducted                                          in-kind supporters; Bizzarro,
Cancer Research and Develop-                                         North and many superior
                                   by Anthony Toop from Toop                                           Coopers Brewery, PaperPak,
ment Fund – A Lyn Wrigley                                            South Australian wineries.
                                   & Toop Real Estate was a hit                                        Step Rd Wines, The Daiquiri
Initiative, and the Flinders
                                   with guests, with a range of      The FMC Foundation would          Factory and Tony Kitchener
Centre for Innovation in Cancer.
                                   items including a holiday to      like to thank the many            Printing Pty Ltd.
The night would not have been      Shanghai, donated by Venture      supporters who helped make
                                                                                                       The FMC Foundation would
possible without the generosity    Holidays, Malaysia Airlines       the 2006 Pink Ribbon Ball
                                                                                                       also like to thank the ever
of so many, especially naming      and St Regis Hotels, and a        such a success. Thank you to
                                                                                                       supportive and hard working
rights sponsors AMP Found-         gorgeous pink sapphire and        all the generous auction item
                                                                                                       Patron of the Pink Ribbon
ation and Kingsford Financial      diamond pendant designed          donors, guests and the            Ball Lady Joan Hardy and
Group.                             especially for the Pink Ribbon    following sponsors; AMP           fundraising committee
                                   Ball by Scott Anthony from        Foundation, Kingsford Financial   members Mary Crawford,
Over 600 of the FMC Found-
                                   PureENVY Jewellery.               Group, AGL, AMGEN, Baker          Kerry Fisher, Cate Nicholas,
ation’s generous supporters
                                                                     Young Stockbrokers, BankSA,       Emma Reichstein, Tiziana
attended and were treated to       Other main auction donors
                                                                     Built Environs, Channel 7         Rinna, Verity Ruediger,
a sensational comedy act by        included Authenticity Health
                                                                     Adelaide, CMV Foundation,         Ranka Suica, Wendy
one of Australia’s leading funny   Retreat, Dell Computers,
                                                                                                       Tredinnick and Sue Young.
                                     L–R Kerry Fisher, Ranka Suica
                                                                                                       The 2007 Pink Ribbon Ball
                                   & Verity Ruediger
                                                                                                       will take place on the 27th
                                     L–R Sir James Hardy, Deborah                                      of October at the Adelaide
                                   Heithersay & Lady Joan Hardy                                        Convention Centre, for more
                                                                                                       information or to book tickets
                                                                                                       please contact Pina Marsh
                                                                                                       at the FMC Foundation on
                                                                                                       8204 5216.

                                                                            Springfield ladies
                                                                          honour their loved ones
                      Record high for pink ribbon ball

T    he AMP Foundation 2005
     Pink Ribbon Ball, held on
                                                                                                         launched Flinders Centre for
                                                                                                         Innovation in Cancer.
Saturday 5th November at the
                                                                                                         The Flinders Medical Centre
Adelaide Convention Centre,
                                                                                                         Foundation would like to thank
was a resounding success,
                                                                                                         the many generous auction
raising over $91,000.
                                                                                                         item donors, in-kind supporters,
Over 500 of Adelaide’s                                                                                   guests and the following
‘Who’s who’ attended the gala                                                                            sponsors for their support:
event to help raise funds for                                                                            AMP Foundation, The
the Breast Cancer Research                                                                               Kingsford Group, AGL,
and Development Fund and                                                                                 Amgen, Baker Young Stock-
the Flinders Centre for                                                                                  brokers, BankSA, Channel
Innovation in Cancer.                                                                                    Seven, Collex, Home Health
                                     Top row L–R Verity Ruediger & Chris Saunders; Cathy                 Equipment, Mutual
It is thanks to generous guests,
                                   Anthony, Cate Nicholas, Laura Rosadoni & Sue Young                    Community, PriceWaterhouse
donors and sponsors, and in
                                   Bottom row L–R Eugene & Cathy Murphy & Damian                         Coopers, Roche, Telstra,
particular Naming Rights
                                   & Joan Hanger                                                         Visy Board.
sponsors AMP Foundation            Photo courtesy of SA Life
and The Kingsford Financial                                                                              Generous in-kind supporters
Group, that we reached this        a one-off opportunity to dine       spectacular aerial performance
                                                                                                         were: Coopers Brewery,
record amount.                     with The Premier, Mike Rann.        by internationally renowned
                                                                                                         Detmold Packaging,
                                                                       Strange Fruit and Adelaide’s
The brilliant silent auction       The Premier and Lady Hardy,                                           Hardy Wine Company,
                                                                       premier party band, Acoustic
electronic technology, donated     Patron of the Breast Cancer                                           Nut Producers Australia,
                                                                       Juice. Strange Fruit kindly
by BankSA, allowed guests to       Research and Development                                              The House of Healing.
                                                                       donated their performance and
furiously bid for the 130 items    Fund were among the special
                                                                       their significant freighting      Also the Foundation would like
on hand held PCs without           guests.
                                                                       costs were donated by Doser       to thank the Pink Ribbon Ball
having to leave their chairs.      Other main auction donors were:     Freight Forwarding.               fundraising committee for their
Highlights of the main auction,    Andrew Baines, Authenticity                                           tireless effort and enthusiasm
                                                                       Proceeds raised at the Ball
expertly conducted by Anthony      Health Retreats, Cruise 1323,                                         in the event organisation:
                                                                       will fund the Breast Cancer
Toop and Tim Thredgold,            Fernwood Women’s Health                                               Mary Crawford, Kerry
                                                                       Research and Development
from Toop & Toop Real Estate,      Club, pureENVY Jewellery,                                             Fisher, Cate Nicholas, Laura
                                                                       Fund – A Lyn Wrigley Initiative
were two Qantas Business           SA Life, Voyages, Water Art                                           Rosadoni, Verity Ruediger,
                                                                       to support new initiatives in
Class return tickets to New        by Greg Foster.                                                       Ranka Suica, Wendy
                                                                       Breast Cancer research and
York, valued at $24,000, and       Guests were entertained by a                                          Tredinnick, Sue Young.
                                                                       development and the newly
Pink Ribbon Ball raises fun, funds and awareness
     Thanks to the generosity of 440 guests, including naming rights sponsor AMP Foundation, the 15 th Annual
      Pink Ribbon Ball, held on Saturday 30 th October at the Adelaide Convention Centre, was a huge success.

T    he event raised over $76,000
     for the Flinders Medical
Centre Foundation’s Breast
Cancer Research and Develop-
ment Fund, the most ever raised
in the 15 years of the event.
The silent auction electronic
technology, donated by Bank
SA, allowed guests to bid for
items on hand held PCs which
then put their names up on          Holidays, Villa Cemara -           Research and Development              1) Pink Ribbon Ball Fund-
screens around the room. This       Proud Australia Group.             Fund would like to thank the       raising Committee members Sue
system made for a lot of fun and                                       many generous auction item         Young, Wendy Tredinnick and
furious bidding and out-bidding.    Comedian Fiona O’Loughlin                                             Cate Nicholas and Designer
                                    produced a lot of laughter with    donors, in-kind supporters and
                                                                       the following sponsors for their   Jeweller Scott Anthony share
Anthony Toop, from Toop             her hilarious stories of family
                                                                       support: of the Pink Ribbon        a sparkling moment.
and Toop Real Estate, expertly      antics and Flaming Sambucas
conducted the Main Auction,         and DJ Monski Mouse made           Ball 2004:                         2) Pink Ribbon Ball Fundraising
which had some amazing items        sure the dance floor was           AMP Foundation, Baker              Committee members all wore
on offer, including a Rodney        always jumping.                    Young Stockbrokers, Bank           exquisite jewellery by Designer
Fox Great White Shark                                                  SA, Channel Seven Adelaide,        Jeweller Scott Anthony of
                                    Proceeds raised at the Ball will
Expedition, a dazzling 18                                              ETSA Utilities, Mitsubishi         pureENVY. From left to right:
                                    be used to purchase a ‘Terason’
carat white gold and diamond                                           Motors Australia, Mutual           Sue Young, Wendy Tredinnick,
                                    Digital Ultrasound Machine to                                         Cate Nicholas, Susie Lyons,
neck-piece from pureENVY                                               Community, PriceWater-
                                    assist our researchers explore                                        Scott Anthony, Laura Rosadoni,
Jewellery and a five day stay                                          houseCoopers, Telstra and
                                    more successful surgical                                              Deborah Heithersay, Ranka
for two at the magnificent                                             Visy Board.
                                    outcomes for breast cancer.                                           Suica, Claire Kay, Kerry Fisher.
Authenticity Health Retreat,
Port Elliot.                        The new technology will allow      Also the Foundation would
                                                                                                          3) Katrina Webb and Rachael
                                    researchers to take a small        like to thank the Pink Ribbon
Other main auction donors                                                                                 Sporn looked stunning as the
                                    ultrasound probe into theatre      Ball fundraising committee         Ball’s pureENVY diamond
were: Adelaide Hotrod Hire,         to find small tumors, increasing   for their tireless effort and      necklace models.
Aptos Cruz Galleries, Blue          the accuracy of the surgical       enthusiasm in the event
Ice Charters, Choice Fitness        procedure while decreasing the                                        4) Sir James and Lady Hardy,
                                                                       organisation: Sonia Cullen,
Health Club, David                  discomfort, the complications                                         patron of the FMC Foundation’s
MacFarlane, Kingsford                                                  Jane Donovan, Kerry Fisher,
                                    and the cost of surgically         Claire Kay, Cate Nicholas,         Breast Cancer Research and
Financial Group, Malaysia           removing these cancers.                                               Development Fund.
Airlines, Mitsubishi Motors                                            Laura Rosadoni, Ranka
Australia, SA Life, Sutera          The Flinders Medical Centre        Suica, Wendy Tredinnick,           Photos courtesy The Advertiser.
Harbour Resort, Venture             Foundation’s Breast Cancer         Sue Young.
                                           Breast cancer awards
T he Flinders Medical Centre
  Foundation has presented
                                    Psychology, is the recipient
                                    of the FMC Foundation
two Flinders University             Lyn Wrigley Award. Lisa is
students with awards in             currently studying ‘the impact
recognition of their studies        of breast cancer on the psycho-
relating to breast cancer.          social needs of women between
                                    cessation of treatment and five
Second year PhD student Fei
                                    year survival: a focus on fear
Ma was presented with the
                                    of recurrence.’
FMC Foundation Drake
Foodmarkets Award which             Each award is valued at $10,000
will assist with his studies that   and is the culmination of           FMC Foundation Lyn Wrigley           Drake Foodmarkets Marketing
focuses on the computer-aided       donations from fundraising        Award recipient, Lisa Hallsworth.   Manager Chris Case presents
detection of breast cancer.         efforts including the Pink                                            the Drake Foodmarkets Award
                                                                      Drake Foodmarkets, in               to Fei Ma.
                                    Ribbon Ball, as well as many
Lisa Hallsworth, who has                                              particular their Community
                                    generous donations made by
commenced her PhD in Clinical                                         Dollars Program.
                                                                                                          F l i n d e r s M e d i c a l C e n t r e Fo u n d a t i o n
Breast Cancer Research Fund Patron, Lady Hardy
Adelaide loves to remember Lady Hardy, as 'our'                                           before departing the Nine Network for
                                                                                          the Ten Network to host the successful
Joan McInnes - one of the state's most popular
                                                                                          national morning program 'Til Ten.
models and entertainers.
                                                                                          In December 1991, Joan married Sir James
Joan began her modelling career in the sixties, and from 1970
                                                                                          Hardy and left to pursue an even busier
until 1978 was co-director, with Francine Shearman, of the
                                                                                          schedule supporting James' work and
McInnes-Shearman Grooming College & Model Agency in Adelaide.
                                                                                          appearances nationally and overseas.
Joan's singing and entertaining career was launched in the 60's
on Ernie Sigleys Adelaide Tonight, and in 1979 she relocated to                          Lady Hardy is currently Patron of Australian
Sydney to further her career.                                     Patron of the Breast   Ladies Variety Association, the South
                                                                  Cancer Research        Australian Medical Research Trust and
Regular appearances followed on the Don Lane and Mike Walsh       Fund, Lady Hardy.      is on the Advisory board of the Adelaide
Shows, and during that time Joan formed an enduring musical                              Festival Theatre Foundation.
association with Tommy Tycho. Over the next ten years, Joan
supported Bob Hope, Ronnie Corbett, Sir Harry Secombe as well     The Foundation is thrilled to have Lady Hardy as the new patron
as regularly touring with Kamahl and Barry Crocker.               of the Breast Cancer Research Fund - a Lyn Wrigley initiative, and
                                                                  it looks forward to many exciting developments that will no doubt
Joan joined NWS 9 in 1981 as entertainment producer/reporter on
                                                                  evolve from Lady Hardy's generous support.
the newly formed Today Show - a position she held until 1988
Pink Ribbon Ball raises
                                                                        Major Sponsors
                                                                        •   AGL
                                                                        •   BHP Billiton
record amount                                                           •
                                                                            Channel Seven Adelaide
                                                                        •   Mitsubishi
There was glamour, dancing and a diamond                                •   Dell
                                                                        •   Tempo
when the 13th annual Pink Ribbon ball was                               •   Baker Young Stockbrokers
held in early November.                                                 •   Telstra
                                                                        •   Inpak Foods
The event hosted by Channel Seven’s Cherylee Harris, and                •   Jurlique
attended by the Foundation’s patron The Hon. Mr Bob Hawke AC            •   Bank SA
and the outgoing Breast Cancer Research Fund patron Carolyn             •   BRL Hardy
Hewson, was an outstanding success with the fantastic sum of
$72,000 raised for breast cancer research at Flinders.                  Main Auction Donors
                                                                        •   George Gross and Harry Who
Once again the evening’s auctioneer Anthony Toop conducted an           •   Rapsimo
amazing auction with such items as lunch with the MFS firemen, a        •   Kimberley Diamond Company
rare 1.15 carat Kimberley Diamond and a Robert Hannaford                •   Metropolitan Fire Service
artwork up for grabs.                                                   •   Hyatt Regency Adelaide
                                                                        •   Kendacraft Jewellery
The event was sadly patron Carolyn Hewson’s last as she has             •   Malaysia Airlines
decided to retire from her role after 10 successful years. Carolyn is   •   Venture Holidays
a gracious soul and her dignity and integrity has inspired us all.      •   Mutiara Beach Resort
The Foundation thanks her most sincerely for her generosity and         •   Channel Seven Adelaide
the superb leadership that she has provided over the years. With        •   Blue Ice Charters
Carolyn’s blessing the appointment of her close friend Lady Hardy       •   Jurlique
was announced during the evening and the Foundation is looking          •   The Local Magazine
forward to her continuing the fantastic work that Carolyn did.          •   Robert Hannaford
                                                                        •   Raels Shearer
The Foundation would like to thank the following sponsors and
auction donors for their outstanding generosity and look forward
to continuing its association with them next year.

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