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Dance to remember

Noosaville State School students Rhian Cruice, Laney Wright, Morgan Cruice, Talitha Weller, Isobel Chegwyn, (front) Millie Hamlin, Megan Stoner, Tiana Brownigg and Ashlee Green will be a part of a fundraising concert, Forever In Our Hearts.
Noosaville State School students Rhian Cruice, Laney Wright, Morgan Cruice, Talitha Weller, Isobel Chegwyn, (front) Millie Hamlin, Megan Stoner, Tiana Brownigg and Ashlee Green will be a part of a fundraising concert, Forever In Our Hearts. Darryn Smith

FOR the close school friends of Starlia, Sage and Willow Golinski the only way to remember how special they were as they danced through life is to make a real show dedicated to their beautiful spirits.

The Golinski girls may have tragically perished in the Tewantin Boxing Day fire that also claimed the life of their gentle mother, Rachael, but their dance class mates decided to pay tribute to them and their badly burned father, Matt Golinski, with a concert never to forget.

"The students who will be taking part could not be any closer to Starlia, Sage and Willow," parent Margot Cruice, who is helping with this four-hour showstopper scheduled for this Sunday, March 25, at Noosaville State School, starting at 1pm, said.

"The have done the most amazing job of organising all this.

"The kids came up with the idea of a concert as a tribute to a family that touched so many of the families, teachers and staff at the school.

"Everyone at the school, whether they knew the family or not, was affected by what happened. This project started as a way to find something positive for the children to focus on. And it's going to help Matt as well."

Ms Cruice said the concert had proven to be the ideal channel to help the children deal with grief.

"It is amazing that something so positive can come out of such a terrible tragedy," she said.

"What started out as a loving tribute to lost friends has now won the support of a major Australian bank. Westpac has jumped on board to support Noosaville State School's tribute to the Golinski family."

The classmates of Starlia, Sage and Willow have also collected $25,000 of prizes and have been selling raffle tickets for $5 each that are available from many Noosa businesses.

"The children have organised a prize pool so valuable that they had to have a gaming licence, which was done with the help of the Noosa-Tewantin Lions Club," Ms Cruice said.

She said they were overwhelmed by the level of support from local businesses.

"We have been given so many wonderful raffle prizes," she said.

The raffle will be drawn in the morning before the concert.

The concert includes acts such as Oriana Choir, Kester, Step Dance, Lauren Jones, Kasey Thompson, Josh Jakq, Machine Hand, Kye Cole Bank, Taylor Moss, Kitten, Alys Longmate, Pantastic Steel Band and K Dance.

All money raised goes to the Matt Golinski Recovery Fund.

For more information join the Facebook page at facebook.com/kidsproject.

Matt Golinski fundraiser

Dingo Creek Winery, Black Ant Gourmet and Dilly Bag are hosting a Matt Golinski Recovery fundraiser on March 25 from 10.30am-5pm.

A three-course lunch is available at $25 a head.

Bookings are essential. Phone Marg on 5485 1731 or email dingocrkwines@bigpond.com.

Jodie Williams, of Black Ant Gourmet, and Dale Scott, of Dilly Bag, are well-respected and creative Noosa chefs.

 

What's on

Venue: Noosaville State School Hall, Beckmans Rd,

Date: March 25.

Time: 1-5pm.

Price: Adults $15, children $10, children under five free, family passes $40.

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