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									                      Gatton Lockyer Brisbane Valley Star                   Brief: TFG
                      Wednesday 30/9/2009
                      Page: 8
                      Section: General News
                      Region: Gatton QLD Circulation: 19,292
                      Type: Regional
                      Size: 115.78 sq.cms.
                      Published: --W----

Kids host Fun Run
  ON Friday, August 7, 50 students Brearley from Golden Circle School
and staff from Murphy's Creek Fun Runs said.
State School held a Golden Circle         In a major effort to support local
School Fun Run and raised communities and families                     across
$472.05 in vital funds for their Australia, Murphy's Creek              State
school.                          School is now in with a chance to
  Students pounded the pavements share in $16,000 cash courtesy of CUA
seeking sponsorship from family, (Credit Union Australia).
friends and members of the local   "Our sponsorship of the Fun Run
community in order to raise money program is an opportunity to not only
for Murphy's Creek State School.        support our schools financially but to
  Thanks to their enthusiasm and encourage kids to get outdoors and
hard work, extra funds are now have a bit of fun through this sporting
available to provide new resources at   activity," CUA Acting Chief Executive
the school.                             Officer Chris Whitehead said.
  Murphy's Creek State School's           The Golden Circle School Fun Run
highest fundraiser was Alisha           Program provides an avenue for
Mclnneny who raised $113.40 for the     schools and community groups to
school and received a high              raise money and at the same time
achievement medal from Golden encourages students to participate in
Circle for that fantastic effort.    healthy outdoor activities, so thank
  Fun Run organiser Joanne you to all who made this a success.
Sinclair-Jones is extremely proud of   Murphy's Creek State School
the way the students rallied behind benefits from the fundraising event
the fundraiser.                     by retaining 80 per cent of all funds
  "The students at Murphy's Creek raised in 50 per cent cash and an
State School have made a tremendous additional 30 per cent in incentive
effort to support their school," Chloe prizes for the students.

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