Helen Cameron, Ron English and Don Cameron are looking for sponorship for the Variety club bash in August. Photo Mike Richards / The Observer
Helen Cameron, Ron English and Don Cameron are looking for sponorship for the Variety club bash in August. Photo Mike Richards / The Observer Mike Richards GLA190615VARI

Our rebels have a great Variety of causes

THE trusty old Holdens are packed with gear and ready to go as crews prepare for the 2015 XXXX Gold 'Coral Seas to Island Breeze' Variety Bash.

At the heart of the Queensland event is the intention to raise boot loads of money for children's charity.

This year's event in August will be full of action with hundreds of people hitting the roads between Cairns and Fraser Island in their crazily-decorated old motor vehicles.

In Gladstone yesterday bash enthusiasts Helen and Don Cameron were very bright to see; a giant yellow M&M named "Marvin" like a giant sun was perched on the roof of their 1971 model Holden wagon.

"We did our first Variety bash last year and were hooked," Mrs Cameron said. "It's the great cause to help kids and the people you meet. We've been lucky to have healthy children and grandkids but then you see the struggle that some families go through."

Spinnaker restaurant owner Ron English is taking his "Hot Wheels" themed Holden and said he loves helping out and the fun of the drive.

To donate visit the Queensland Variety site online, contact the Camerons on 0439 000 610 or Ron English on 0412 642 928.



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