National body donates $25,000 to bushfire appeal

Monday 2 March 2009

MEDIA RELEASE

Greyhounds Australasia has donated $25,000 to the Victorian Bushfire Appeal.

This is in addition to donations made by all Greyhound Racing Victoria Clubs, totalling in excess of $100,000 and other contributions sent direct to the Red Cross from Greyhound Authorities in Australia and New Zealand.

Chairman of Greyhounds Australasia, Jan Wilson said, “We share the sadness of the bushfire survivors and the grief of the many families who lost loved ones, pets and property.”

“Greyhounds Australasia members and the industry have come together to pledge their financial support behind the appeal,” said Craig Taberner, Chief Executive Officer of Greyhounds Australasia.

We would like to thank all Australian and New Zealand Greyhound Authorities, and participants for their contributions to the Appeal.

Greyhounds Australasia encourages the greyhound industry to continue with their generosity during this time of adversity.

Craig Taberner
Chief Executive Officer
Greyhounds Australasia
Ph: 03 9548 3500
E-mail: admin@galtd.org.au

 

 

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