Our Kids holds signature events throughout the year. These events promote awareness for Our Kids and raise vital funds to purchase life saving paediatric equipment for our local hospitals.
The Annual Darrel Chapman Fun Run is on again!
The Southern Cross University Sport Science Faculty in partnership with Our Kids organises a Fun Run in memory of Darrel Chapman.
The students, under guidance of Our Kids, will run the community event as part of their curriculum to learn about Event Management, with proceeds from the day going to Our Kids.
There wil be a 3km and 6km Run and 3km walk.
The Our Kids Winter Ball is a great Black Tie event held inconjuction with the Lismore Turf Club.
The Night is full of beautiful dressed Ladies and gents wining and dining and dancing the night away...all for Our Kids.
To view the photos taken on last years evening see the below link to The New Camera House Site.Website for more information: www.thenewcamerahouse.com.au/2012-kids-ball-c-25_964_1060.html
The Summerland Sports and Classic Car Club will host its 30th Annual Display Day on 4th August. Traditionally held on the first Sunday in August each year, the event has proven so popular that it now attracts over 200 cars and motor cycles. Competitors come from local clubs and from surrounding districts – many travelling 200 km to 300 km to join in this memorable event.
Visitors can expect to see a huge variety of makes and models, dating back to the early 1900's. The popular eras from the 1930's to the 1980's will be well represented.
Classic car and motorcycle owners are invited to bring along their "treasures" and enjoy the admiration of the many spectators that are attracted to this Display Day.
"Charity of the Day" is Our Kids
The Bankwest and the Bank of Queensland Golf day is still be confirmed ...but pencill in Friday October 18.
Last year an amazing $10,000 was rasied for Our House; the 20 unit accomodation for regional Cancer Patients and parents who have children in Kids Ward and Special Care Nursery at Lismore Base Hospital.
Twas a great day and it could not be as successful without the amazing David Seymour and Ray Lindwall from Bankwest and Peter Warren from Bank of Queensland. A Huge Shout for their work....thank you guys WELL DONE !!!
Also on the day David Sommerville from McGrath Ballina shaved his Mo' ...first time in 37 years and raised over $2,000 for Our Kids...love your work!
The 2013 Our Kids Melbourne Cup Luncheon is on Tuesday November 5th the Union Central, Southern Cross University
The afternoon is filled with fabulous fine food and wine and exciting prizes for best dressed filly, best dressed mare, best hat and of course best dressed stallion.
With a sensational luncheon, fantastic company and an opportunity to win up to $5,000 worth of Jewellery from the Fairmarket Lismore Antique Centre plus many more prizes from our sponsors. The afternoon always promises fun entertainment for everyone.
The Lismore Samson Fitness Challenge was on Sunday the 7th April 2013 and was bigger and tougher than last year.....and the 2014 Samson will be even better.
The Lismore Samson Fitness Challenge is a day for testing the fitness of competitors. The Samson is a team event where four people in each team are put through eight gruelling fitness challenges including sand bag carrying, a truck tyre flip, prowlers pushing and a swim and run finished with rowing and an obstacle course. The quickest team to complete all the challenges wins the Samson Title. With the proceeds from the day going to local charity Our Kids it is sure to be a great day for both spectators and competitors.
Keep up to date with what is going on with the Samson head to the Lismore Samson Facebook page.
This event will be held in Ballina at the amphitheatre, like previous years it is a day focused on children especially those who have been in children’s ward and Special Care Nursery throughout the years.
At the 2013 Our Kids Day Out there were Clowns and children shows including Newcastle Permanant presenting Alvin and the Chipmunks, Ronald McDonald, and the Balloon Kings, Awesome Adam, Reptile Awareness as well as food from the great Ballina Lions BBQ and the Ballina Fire Brigade, Ballina SES and Police were also there for the children. Thank you to all who help make the day a success.
This event is free for all and is wonderful family day out.