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chicks in pink lottery #11 winner story

28/09/2011

Another supporter wins the chicks in pink gold bullion!

 

Surfing Grandad Fred Darch is looking forward to a well-earned beach holiday later this year, thanks to his recent chicks in pink lottery win—receiving $90 000 in gold bullion and a bonus prize of a holiday to Hayman Island—an added incentive for purchasing more than one ticket in the lottery.

 

Fred—a long-time lottery supporter—is a firm believer in the importance of medical research after his late wife Maureen was diagnosed with breast cancer 20 years ago and successfully treated, she later developed cervical cancer and lost her battle last year aged 88.

 

“The whole business of solving breast cancer is very important and it can only happen with finance,” Fred said.

 

“For Maureen, early detection by breast screening is probably what saved her life. I have four daughters, who were teenagers at the time, and I tell them all to get regular checks. It’s probably the one thing they have listened to their dad about!”

 

Fred is not sure who he will take on his Hayman Island holiday, but he will keep the gold bullion for his daughters to inherit.

 

Thank you to all our lotteries supporters for your part in the fight against cancer. And remember, every woman is unique and one in eight women in Queensland will be diagnosed with breast cancer before the age of 85, so it is important that all women become “breast aware” and if you have any questions speak to your GP.   


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