Home Agents Realtors First Nationwide Port Stephens resurrect the well-known ‘Chopper Ball’ for charity

First Nationwide Port Stephens resurrect the well-known ‘Chopper Ball’ for charity

First Nationwide Port Stephens resurrect the well-known ‘Chopper Ball’ for charity


First Nationwide Port Stephens has relaunched the well-known ‘Chopper Ball’ and raised $62,016 to assist assist the work of the Westpac Helicopter Service.

Hosted on the Shoal Bay Nation Membership, the 1930’s themed occasion was conceived by First Nationwide Actual Property Port Stephens Principal, Rebecca Dean, to convey again the joy and neighborhood connection she remembers effectively, rising up in Port Stephens.

“The Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service is such an necessary a part of our neighborhood and has all the time been right here for us when now we have wanted it,” Ms Dean stated.

“Once I was a child, ‘Chopper Balls’ was an thrilling annual occasion and I keep in mind how they all the time used to convey our entire neighborhood collectively. 

“Final 12 months, it occurred to me that we actually needs to be doing them once more and, regularly, we managed to drag this whole occasion collectively.

“It turned out to be an exquisite night that raised much-needed funds to assist an important service that saves lives in our area yearly.”

Ms Dean stated that the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service performed an important function within the Port Stephens neighborhood.

“The Westpac Helicopter is all the time doing rescues and it’s a really particular factor in our space,” she stated.

“I believe all of us personally know folks which were sorted by them.

“So for us, it was very straightforward to assist them as a result of they’re all the time rescuing folks from the ocean or from soccer video games or automotive accidents.”

Ms Dean stated they wished to convey the Chopper Ball again and make it an annual occasion.

“We wished to placed on a very good present so that individuals would come again subsequent 12 months,” she stated.

“I believe subsequent 12 months’s going to be so much simpler as a result of we’ve already acquired the blueprint for it and we’re not ranging from scratch.

“And the assist teams are actually excited so that they’re on board for it subsequent 12 months as effectively.”

Ms Dean expressed her appreciation to the numerous locals who purchased tickets and donated fundraising gadgets, in addition to for the foremost sponsors of the Chopper Ball, which included the Shoal Bay Nation Membership, Port Stephens Council, Pure Property Administration, Home of Habitats, Hunter Valley Concrete Pumping Service and Marquis.

In the course of the night, leisure was offered by Richard Jones and auctioneer Gavin Reynolds raised pulses to generate spirited bidding for the donated gadgets.

“It could have been unimaginable to make the Chopper Ball successful with out the generosity of so many inside our neighborhood,” Ms Dean stated.

“So many small companies jumped onboard with no second thought, providing donations, raffles and prizes, that we had been overwhelmed by the neighborhood spirit generated.” 


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