Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School hosted their ‘Family Fun Fair’ on Sunday 17th November with Northern Suburbs Football Association’s Sacred Heart Pymble FC supporting the school’s fundraising initiative and ALDI MiniRoos participants.
From what started out as a gloomy and dull morning, turned into a great sunshine day at Pymble as family and friends gathered to celebrate education and fundraise for the school’s extra-curricular activities as well as the NSW Rural Fire Service after the recent bushfires.
Anticipating a significant crowd at the event, community volunteers and local businesses arrived bright and early to set up their stalls, rides and activities that contributed to a fantastic market and festival atmosphere.
As the kids arrived accompanied by their parents, they were amazed at what was on display.
Football NSW brought its ALDI MiniRoos inflatable shooting target that was organised by Game Development Officers Eraga Magotti and Tim Blackford along with assistant, Mitchell Kerr.
Participants exhibited some superb strikes that were bound for the top left, right and centre of the net.
Sacred Heart Pymble FC’s President Mike Penny was delighted with how the day unfolded.
“I would like to thank Football NSW and especially Eraga, Tim and Mitchell for your support this Sunday for what turned out to be a fantastic day at our school fete.
“From start to finish the queue of kids never diminished and I suspect there was easily 1000 shots at goal.
“It really does emphasise the popularity of football in Australia and Football NSW’s presence at these types of events promotes football within the community in such a positive way.
“Being a small community club, our emphasis is on the fun side of football, providing a safe, inclusive, non-pressure environment for children to come together as friends to play our wonderful game.
“With the help of Football NSW and our local association NSFA we look forward to a bright footballing future.”
The ‘Family Fun Fair’ also featured a local petting zoo with various farm animals and market stalls with a range of unique items and accessories.
While, the local police and fire departments were notably in attendance of whom were inundated with love and support for their recent efforts in preventing the spread of bushfires in the area.
They would have been pleased to see that the students were raising funds at the face painting stand to donate to the cause.
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