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Wine time to raise funds

Grafton Midday Rotary are inviting residents to a dinner and wine tasting event this week in support of the Clarence Valley Rotary District 9640 Flood Relief Appeal. 

From 6pm on May 7, participants can join in a fun-filled evening at the and enjoy a delicious three-course dinner with the meals exquisitely paired with several new wines.

Grafton Midday Rotary President Robert Blanchard said all funds raised will go directly towards assisting people affected by the recent flooding throughout Grafton and the surrounding areas.

The evening will also include a fundraising raffle, competitions and an auction, and Mr Blanchard is encouraging locals to purchase a ticket and support the event.

“Come along and enjoy a lovely meal with matched wines while supporting the Rotary District Flood Appeal,” he said.

Tickets cost $80 per person and are available from the Crown Hotel, 1 Prince Street, Grafton, or online at

$25 from each ticket sale will go directly to the Clarence Valley Rotary District 9640 Flood Relief Appeal along with other funds raised during the event.

Grafton Midday Rotary also wish to acknowledge and thank the Crown Hotel for hosting the event on Saturday.