Wednesday, 15 April 2009

Very Special Kids Getaway June 2009

My friend Mette Thomas runs this getaway every year it is an incredible experience & money raised is for a Very Special cause.
You can also visit the Getaway website -
Here are the details -

June 2009 Very Special Getaway

Arriving Friday 5th June, departing Monday 8th June 2009

As you may or may not know we have been running our getaways for the past 5 yrs, we started our getaways back in 2003 raising money for Very Special Kids in Malvern, Victoria ( To date we have raised well over $40,000 of which we are very proud. We would love to keep raising money for this wonderful charity so we need your help, book for our next getaway and help us continue to raise as much money as we can.

Join at us the gorgeous Rawson Village is happy to accommodate our next very special scrapping weekend.

Rawson Village is the gateway to the Walhalla & Mountain Rivers region. Set on 15 acres of native bushland, Rawson Village provides the perfect base for exploring this wonderful region.

Meals comprise a full breakfast (cereals, fruit juice, toast & spreads, tea & coffee, and a fabulous hot selection), afternoon tea, lunch, and a set 2 course dinner daily. All meals are prepared on-site by qualified chefs, and special dietary requirements and food allergies can be catered for.

Accommodation: Accommodation would be in the Motel rooms on site, primarily on a Twin share and Single occupancy basis, with some Triple share rooms also available. The AAA Tourism Rated 3 ½ star motel accommodation comprises 20 units, each with their own private ensuite, full linen and towels, colour television and DVD player, radio, heating and air-conditioning, electric blankets, refrigerator, tea & coffee making facilities, telephone, and free wireless Internet access. - YAY !!

· Your fully catered 3 night/4 day stay in Single Motels will be $395.50 per person, inc. linen.

· Your fully catered 3 night/4 day stay in Twin share Motels will be $291.00 per person, inc. linen.

· Your fully catered 3 night/4 day stay in Triple share Motels will be $266.00 per person, inc. linen.

Payment is by direct deposit only into the Very Special Getaway trust account - full payment must be paid prior to the event. Part payments may be made and it is your responsibility to ensure final payment is made at least 1 week prior to 5th June - cash payments cannot be made on the weekend. A deposit must be paid at time of booking and booking will only be confirmed when deposit is received.

Please let us know what type of room you are booking and for how many people and we will confirm if your option is available before deposit is made.

Booking enquiries can be made to and advice of payments having should be directed to above address also. All payments should have your surname on the deposit if possible otherwise it is difficult to assign payments to accounts.

If over the counter payments are being made and not internet banking, please ask for a reference number and in turn advise us.

Fundraising on the weekend consists of a Small Change Auction on the Saturday night - any donations welcome of any description (except husbands).

Mette Thomas

1 comment:

Mette Thomas said...

Thanks Karen,

Come on guys get yourself organised and come with us.

You never know we may even be able to get Karen back to teach a class.

Actually bugger it we will get Karen there if it kills me LOL

Mette x