The voting queue was at times ridiculously long at Coburg North on Saturday but Parents and Friends made sure to sweeten the experience for those exercising their democratic right at the school.
Our election day cake stall raised $530 and we couldn’t have done it without all the bakers who donated goods – thank you Amelia, Kirrily, Shelley, Andrea, Patricia, Sue, Anya, Michelle, Paul, Erika, Jenny, Jackie, Carolyn, Ruzi and Vanessa for your generous and delicious donations.
For those wondering why we only held the cake stall and did not hold a barbecue this year, it was a decision made after much debate and consideration. In the end we decided that, as the farmer’s market is our major fundraiser, we did not want to draw business away from its food stalls. The market’s ongoing success depends on its stallholders.
Though a sausage sizzle would have raised more money, we were thrilled with how much the cake stall raised and how many people pitched in, right in the middle of the school holidays, to help make it a success.
A big shout-out has to go to the wonderful Sue, who coordinated the event and baked into the night, and through a disastrous jelly explosion, to make sure the stall was well stocked.
And also to Aaron, Ada and Camille (all pictured) for their excellent efforts in the sales department.