Boiler Room CEO Kelly Addis to go the distance in the NY Marathon for World Vision - auction night to raise funds on Wed Sept 5 in Prahran

Kelly Fundraiser.jpgBoiler Room CEO, Kelly Addis will be partaking in the New York Marathon raising funds for World Vision, the organisation that provides the simplest necessities and creates opportunities for suffering children of the Third World.

Addis' goal is to raise at least $15,000 for World Vision. He's doing it by getting sponsors to support his run in the NY Marathon and also holding an auction at The Smith Hotel, Prahran, on Wednesday night.

Addis is inviting members of the industry to join him for an evening of fun, food and frivolity to raise awareness for the cause and funds for the kids.

There will be food by Michael Lambie (if you've eaten at The Smith, you'll know how good that will be), drinks and a charity auction of high-octane experiences and rare memorabilia.

Date: Wednesday, 5th September 2012
Venue: The Smith Hotel, High St, Prahran
MC: Victor Sussman, Producer of 'Killing Time'
Time: 5.30 pm - 8.30 pm
Cost: $60 per head (tickets also available at the door)
Includes: Beer, wine and fabulous food

If you can't make the night but would still like to make a donation, click here.
Auction items include:

  • Signed Muhammad Ali Boxing glove, certified by Memorabilia Central, worth $1500 - $2000
  • Rugby Union Test Match Ball, signed by Captains John Eales and Sean Fitzpatrick from the Bledisloe Cup 2001
  • AFL Sherrin football, signed by Peter "Spida" Everitt
  • Signed Damien Oliver riding crop, worth $500
  • 1 year of free electricity, donated by Red Energy (up to $1500)
  • An HSV driver's day at Sandown, worth $1400, donated by HSV
  • "Four Pies" artwork by acclaimed artist Peter Ferrier, value $2000
  • 1 weekend at a Wye River beach house (sleeps 8), valued at $800 per weekend (not peak season) - or 1 week at September school holidays, valued at $1500
  • Various contemporary artworks
  • Chauffeur tour/evening in an M3 BMW convertible, with Kelly as your driver
  • The Smith Restaurant dining experience for 4 people
  • A 3 Litre Jeroboam of 2004 Katnook Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, donated by Wingara Wines
  • Three signed copies of Andrew Fraser's books, personalised to you
  • ŸToro lawn mower
  • ŸA $400 voucher for Domaine health
  • A signed Geelong jersey from 2008

(100% of all proceeds go to World Vision)


Nichola Patterson said:

Kelly, when I heard you were thinking about doing this, I couldn't believe it. Seriously inspiring stuff, good on you. In fact, it's inspiring enough to get me to run... The Smith. See you on Wednesday!

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