Wednesday, 20 May 2009

Parramatta Dollars for doodles

Coleman & Greig, a Parramatta legal firm, will host a networking function for the local business community to help raise money for Northcott’s support services. The Northcott Celebrity Doodle Auction will feature doodles by some of Australia’s most well-known celebrities and high-profile personalities such as Lee Kernaghan, Gai Waterhouse, Judith Durham, Anh Do, Nicky Buckley, Jonathan Thurston and Joe Bugner. Funds from the function will assist those with physical and intellectual disabilities. A similar event in 2008 raised over $12,000. Venue: Crowne Plaza Norwest, Wednesday, May 27, from 5.30pm. Tickets: $65.


Penrith. A major sponsor for a national event

GPC Electronics, in Penrith, one of the largest contract manufacturers in Australasia and an exporter to over 40 countries, was a major sponsor of this year's Surface Mount Conference held, in Melbourne, in conjunction with National Manufacturing Week. The conference is the only one of its kind in Australia devoted to electronic design and manufacture.