|The 2009 Blue and Orange Ball, held at the Sebel Hotel on 22 August was a great success. It is a tribute to the hard work of CIKA President, Sandra Lehrer, Vice President, Ellen Webb, and the dedicated committee that the event raised around $83,000 in these difficult economic conditions.|
|CIKA thanks Happy Medium for supplying most of the following photographs.|
|The Sebel ballroom looked spectacular in blue and orange.|
|CIKA is very grateful for the help of so many volunteers who gave their time|
to make the evening such a success. Here are some of them.
|The evening would not have been the success that it was without the help of our generous supporters.|
|Our patron, Peter Mitchell (second from left) hosted the event. He is seen here with|
Mario Spitiri, Gerald Meade and Matt Stirling, ...
|...and here with Pam Phillips, a generous supporter over many years, and CIKA president,|
|The silent auction raised over $20,000 all of which will go to funding research. A big thank-you to everyone who donated items for sale and helped to run the auction.|
|Rose and Jenny ready for the crowds to arrive...|
|The guests enjoyed a fantastic evening of eating, drinking and merrymaking.|
|Dean, Diane, Bob, Cathy and David|
enjoy the festive atmosphere.
|Kylie, Jill, Anne-Marie and Committee|
Member Colleen Clift.
|CIKA relies on the hard work of its volunteers and the generosity of its suporters in its fund-raising efforts for the Children's Cancer Centre at the Royal Children's Hospital.|
|More pictures can be found by clicking here.|