Local businesses lend a hand

The East Grampians Health Services’ ‘Murray to Moyne’ bike riding relay groups; the CRANKS and DEFIBRILLATORS had an outstanding fundraising year which was boosted by a number of  local businesses donations giving generously.

Ararat Woolworths and AME Systems together with their associated business partners were two local businesses that have contributed large donations to the Murray to Moyne. Ararat Woolworths raised money as part of their cooperate strategy to help local communities where they have a store. Ararat Woolworths raised a total of $2,250.25 by running assorted raffles and BBQ’s within the supermarket.

Mr. Andrew Hill Ararat Woolworths Store Manager said “We were delighted with the amount we raised by our local supermarket. Customers were more than happy to donate to East Grampians Health Service and we are more than happy to help contribute to such a worthwhile cause.”


AME Systems together with their business partners were able to raise $3,300.00, these business partners were Hella Australia, Delphi, Caroll Australia, Tyco Electronics, Tycab Australia, Auto Electrical Imports, Kenworth Trucks, Fry’s Spares and ADM Customs.

Mr. Jason Shipcott Manager Purchasing & Supply for AME Systems and rider in the event commented about AME Systems and business partner’s contributions to this year’s ride. He said “I have personally been involved with the Murray to Moyne for several years now and we are delighted  that our suppliers are willing to support our involvement with events such as the Murray to Moyne.

East Grampians Health Service Chief Executive Officer Mr. Nick Bush said “he would like to acknowledge the support of all businesses for their significant generosity and donating to this year’s Murray to Moyne which has seen the largest amount raised for the Health Service.”

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