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Bank challenge on for relay

The challenge is on for the banks in this month's Relay for Life. Organiser Wendy Downes with Vicki Foster, Jo Maree, Tracey Leake and Amanda Anderson.
The challenge is on for the banks in this month's Relay for Life. Organiser Wendy Downes with Vicki Foster, Jo Maree, Tracey Leake and Amanda Anderson.

THE challenge of the banks is on this year for the Cancer Council Relay for Life.

NAB, Westpac and Commonwealth banks are all entering teams this year in the event that will take place in the Whitsundays on April 17 and 18.

Many people throughout the Whitsundays have been touched by cancer and that is the case in the bank teams as well.

And if the three bank teams are anywhere near as good at raising money as they are at counting it, the competition between them should be very beneficial to this wonderful cause.

So far in the Whitsundays 22 teams have entered the Relay for Life and in excess of $15,000 has been raised.

Organiser Wendy Downes said the Whitsundays are still on target to reach the $50,000 amount.

NAB, Commonwealth and Wesptac teams are all vowing to raise in excess of $1000.

Friends and families are welcome to join the branch teams alongside staff members at the Proserpine Showground event on April 17.

Also if anyone wants to join any of the Whitsunday teams, or would like to start their own team, log onto relayforlife.org.au/ or phone Wendy Downes on 0418 768 493.


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