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  • Writer's pictureThe Beagle

The Steampacket - Easter Hotel Tathra Fire Fundraiser was a $12,341 success

Melissa Alvey of the Steampacket Hotel, Nelligen is over the moon at the sucess of their Tathra Fire Fundraiser that was held at the hotel on Saturday 31st March that raised a whopping $12,341 for the Tathra Mayoral Appeal.

She wrote to The Beagle asking to pass on her thanks to everyone who donated, attended, performed and enjoyed the event. "So many important thank yous to report after our huge Tathra Fire Fundraiser on Saturday." she writes "First thanks to all the amazing business partners of the Steampacket Hotel - Nicola, Heather, Joel and Melissa for working together to pull this amazing day off. To our family - Melinda, Matt and Felix for stepping in to help us out on this very busy day. To our amazing staff - Pu, Lily, Annie, Mariah, Cassie, Tracey, Jayden and did an outstanding job and definitely went above and beyond on the day and worked exceptionally well with amazing service." "To our volunteer Mark in the courtesy bus - such a sacrifice for us and we thank you immensely. To Rick and Mark on the crab races....what an effort and always so entertaining. To Bruce Wilson for the thoughtful idea of holding the planted the idea seed and we just went to town." "To Rhiannon Richardson ... you were my partner in charity and helped join forces to gather so many amazing donations..... thank you so so much for your support and willingness to get donations." "To our three Canberra bands who were organised with Wilomark Music ..... we salute you!!!! You rocked the joint and did the gigs for free to help our charity fundraiser. "These amazing bands were: Ivy Lane, Full One Two and the Craig Knox Band."

"To Green Room Event Production for your amazing sound and lighting work at an extremely reduced price....thanks so much." "To Ray Fordham our AHA representative for doing an outstanding job as our auctioneer....... you helped to raise a lot of money for Tathra and definitely have the gift of the gab." "To all our patrons who joined us on the day we thank you for your generosity and for being so supportive of our event and helping us to raise a whopping $12,341 for the Tathra Mayoral Appeal." "Now to all the very giving local businesses and families of Nelligen and Bateman's Bay...what can one say to how supportive you have been of our charity fundraiser. Only two weeks in the making and you were all so hasty and efficient to help out. "Here goes ... thank you to the AMAZING businesses/families who donated prizes towards our day:

* Steampacket Hotel Nelligen

* Nelligen BIG 4 Holiday Park

* Beach & Bush Pest Management

* Bruce Coghlan handmade wooden creations

* Nelligen Air B and B

* Rhiannon & Sarah at Hair & Make up styling

* Nourish on North

* Bay Marlin Distributors

* Brookee's Place

* Naieve

* Ella Bache

* All About Glass

* Beachcombers Hair Salon

* Fix Hair Studio

* Sirens Boutique

* Romantasy

* Create Fair Trade

* One Life Gym

* Artique Beauty by Hope

* LaDusk Hair and Beauty

* Amy Fletcher at The Body Shop

* The NRL

* Ron Shaw


* Hostplus

* Zorba Waterfront Motel

* Kohli's Indian Restaurant

* Sins Bar & Grill

* Bay Hair Care

* Shape It!

* Lion

* Wardrobe Dept.

* Sudden Echo Day Spa

* Woolworths

* Coles

* Cignall

* Perry Street Cinemas

* Priceline


* Super Cheap Auto

* Haven Quality Meats

* Bunnings

* Pearly Oyster Bar

* Telstra Fyshwick

* DeBortoli Wines

* Casella Wines

* Bunnamagoo Estate Wines

* Sleep Doctor

* JJ's on the Marina

* Lake House couples retreat

* Batemans Bay Locksmiths

* Rick Christensen Oysters

* Target

* Cameron Martin

* Canberra Truck Align

* Rick Christensen

* Castrol Australia

* Bay Office Supplies

* TMZ jumping castles

* Steve & Dot Colebrook

* Industrial Replacements

* Shoalhaven Heads Hotel Motel

* Toy World

* Hip Pocket Workwear

* Bay Signs

* Repco

* James Brown Automotive

* Choices Flooring

* Compleat Angler


* Whilby Loved

* Tracys Health Eassentials

* Quays Hotel

* Bay Central Pharmacy

* Bidfood

* Nelligen Plumbing & Gas

* Australia Post


* Pernod Ricard Australia

* Streets Ice Creams

* The Original Gold Rush Colony at Mogo

"Thanks again and we can't wait to see you all at the Steampacket Hotel"

NOTE: Comments were TRIALED - in the end it failed as humans will be humans and it turned into a pile of merde; only contributed to by just a handful who did little to add to the conversation of the issue at hand. Anyone who would like to contribute an opinion are encouraged to send in a Letter to the Editor where it might be considered for publication

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