Community lights night

Chloe FraserBusselton Dunsborough Times

The Busselton community held lanterns high on Saturday night in aid of blood cancer and the Leukaemia Foundation.

Friends and families gathered at the foreshore at sunset to enjoy a picnic and live entertainment from local musician Latehorse.

Vasse MLA Libby Mettam opened the walk with a lantern-lighting community ceremony.

Community host Dawn Blanchard said the event was a big success, raising more than $18,000 for the Leukaemia Foundation.

“We were aiming for a goal of $15,000 so it was a really successful event,” she said.

“It always surprises me how generous our community really are.”

Ms Blanchard thanked Leeuwin Civil and the wider community for their support.

PICTURES:

Kirsty Macintyre and Indi Delaney, 6 months.
Camera IconKirsty Macintyre and Indi Delaney, 6 months.
Alison and Harper Ash, 5.
Camera IconAlison and Harper Ash, 5.
Zoe, 5 and Oceania Starr, 6.
Camera IconZoe, 5 and Oceania Starr, 6.
Leanne Margetts, Sandy Bernhardt, Jess Bernhardt, with front, Hamish Margetts, 6, Layla, 6, Riley, 11 and Abbey, 4 Bernhardt.
Camera IconLeanne Margetts, Sandy Bernhardt, Jess Bernhardt, with front, Hamish Margetts, 6, Layla, 6, Riley, 11 and Abbey, 4 Bernhardt.
Sophie Delaney, 2 and Rachel Jones.
Camera IconSophie Delaney, 2 and Rachel Jones.
Busselton community members joined the Light the Night walk for the Leukaemia Foundation on Saturday.
Camera IconBusselton community members joined the Light the Night walk for the Leukaemia Foundation on Saturday.
Alba and Estela Robins.
Camera IconAlba and Estela Robins. Credit: Picture: Jenny Robins, Jenny Robins Busselton-Dunsborough Times
Jenny, Alba, 7, Estela, 4 and Marinuz Robins.
Camera IconJenny, Alba, 7, Estela, 4 and Marinuz Robins.

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