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August 09 Edition Cover

Night out for cancer fund raising

31 Jul 2009

Docklands business Pocket Rocket Productions raised awareness and much needed funds for the Anti-Cancer Council of Australia recently.

Australasian IFBB bodysculpting champion, Sara “Pocket Rocket” Picken-Brown and partner Perry Venakis held a “girls night out” dinner at the Yarra’s Edge Bar and Cafe.

More than 20 local ladies braved the cold weather to open their wallets for charity. Raffles, games and plenty of laughter resulted in a tidy sum of over $500 being raised, with donations still coming in.

Ms Picken-Brown urged everyone to ensure they get regular health checks and blood tests.

“If detected early, cancer can be successfully and relatively painlessly treated,” she said.

“To all those are battling or know someone living with cancer, we want you to know that our thoughts and best wishes are with you all.”

“Make your health a priority and get a check up this week. Contact your local GP for information and screening kits.”

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