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GLAM AND GRUNGE FUNDRAISING NIGHT - Paddington Town Hall

Glam n Grunge is not your average "do". In keeping with the gritty environment in which we work, we throw our annual fundraiser dinner in cool pop-up venue - in garages, in factory warehouses or in basement carparks. Add to this 'alternative' venue, top drawer catering, a selection of fine wines and leading entertainers. The focus is on fun not speeches and our aim is to raise money for 'at risk' young people. For "Glamour and Grunge"... think tux and thongs or ball gowns with Dr Martens. Or maybe he's grunge and you're glam.

Premium Wine Package

We are offering a Premium Wine Package for 10 tables only, of the award winning Tempus Two Pewter Series. Tempus Two is from McGuigan Wines, a winemaker of four generations dating back to 1869, and named International Winemaker of the Year in 2016. Our Premium Wines are 2016 Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon, 2017 Adelaide Hills Pinot Gris and 2015 Botrytis Semillon. The Premium Wine Package is priced at $280 per table.

Gin Bar

Another opportunity available to guests is access to our VIP Gin Bar where our cocktail maker will introduce a range of gin flavours while sharing tips on what mixers to use to satisfy everyone's palate. Access to the VIP Gin Bar is $30 per person.

Book the Premium Wine Package and VIP Gin Bar - https://events.humanitix.com.au/streetwork-glam-and-grunge-2018-premium-wine-package-and-vip-gin-bar-offer

Acknowledging our Silver Sponsors

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It's time to register for the Silent Auction

There are some amazing items we’ll be auctioning at this year’s event, including the unique opportunity to host Richard Roxborough for dinner in your own home. Take a sneak peek at the items available as part of this year's Live and Silent Auction by registering now - click to have a look https://glam18.famb.bid

Option 1 - To Register via SMS
1.  Text: Glam18 to mobile number 0437 774 785
2.   Follow the registration link you are sent from Fundraising Auctions to login and place bids.

Option 2 - To Register via browser
1.  Visit Mobile Bidding site: https://glam18.famb.bid
2.  Click on the ‘register’ button
3.  Enter your details and click ‘submit’.

Announcing Wendy Matthews as our headline act

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Wendy Matthews has an expressive voice that never fails to move those who hear it. Leaving Canada at 16, she hitchiked to LA where she worked for seven years, eventually connecting with Glenn Shorrock, who brought her back to oz for Little River Bands1983 tour, and she's been here ever since. In demand as a back up vocalist, she went on to join iconic bands the Models and Absent Friends before kicking off a solo career, which featured multiple top 20 releases. She has been recognized with over a dozen industry awards and is an Australian singing icon.

Wendy continues to perform and record across a diverse range of styles from jazz to blues, from rock to gospel, from soul to pop and  of course, there are the beautiful ballads. Today she resides on her 10 acre property in the hinterland of the mid-North Coast, where she also runs a jewelery business creating silver jewelery in the Navajo style.

Master of Ceremony - Tommy Dean

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Arizona-raised, now resident in Sydney for 21 years, American stand-up star Tommy Dean occupies the top echelons of Australia’s headline comedy artists. If you have never seen Tommy Dean you are genuinely missing out on a master of the language comedy. He's refered to as the "Good Will Hunting" of comedy, as he seems to see life as an enormous equation in front of him and solves it in an instant, with a mind bending laugh. With the unique edge of being an American who understands Australia!  With pin sharp banter, genial manner, broad appeal and a vast stock of hilarious routines interweaving the foibles of his adopted home country with the dark reality of his home country Tommy never fails to connect with and impress any audience.

Celebrity Auctioneer - Andrew Morello

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Andrew was the winner of the first season of The Apprentice Australia. A well-known auctioneer of celebrity properties, he is committed to helping others through his charitable activities. Andrew’s a lively and entertaining guy and will put on a good show for Streetwork’s guests.

Come party at Sydney's historic Paddington Town Hall

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Built in the late 1800s the impressive Paddington Town Hall sits at the highest point on the Oxford Street ridge. Next to the Victoria Barracks the Town Hall has a 32m high clock tower, which was completed in 1905 to commemorate the coronation of Edward VII, dominating the Paddington skyline.  Paddington Town Hall is less than 5km from Sydney's CBD and a magnificent setting for this year's Glam and Grunge.

Help us turn vulnerable young lives around

Glam and Grunge is StreetWork's major annual fundraiser.  At StreetWork, we work to give 'at-risk' youth the same opportunities as their peers - to grow, to achieve their dreams and to develop as a person with high self-esteem. We provide young people with one-on-one mentoring in a bid to break the cycle of destructive behaviours and help them turn their lives around. Over 92% of all funds raised go toward our youth work activities.

If you can't make it ... why not consider donating to our silent auction

If you can't make, we would love if you would consider donating an experience, service, lunch/dinner or goods that we can used as part of our silent auction fundraising efforts. Each donated item will be featured in our silent auction brochure along with a prominent mention of each donor.  All donations are tax deductible and a receipt will be delivered when your donation is received or picked up.  Email events@streetwork.org.au with your donation offer.

Earlier Event: September 22
PUTT PUTT COMMUNITY EVENT
Later Event: November 18
HORNSBY COMMUNITY FUN DAY