THE VFL CLUB GRAND FINAL EVE LUNCHEON
From 12.30pm on Friday 29th September, guests that attend this years GF Eve Luncheon will be under the guidance of our linguistic expert, media mega star, past VFL footballer and Australian Lamb ambassador, MC Sam Kekovich as well as media personality Mr Michael Roberts to enjoy one of the most entertaining luncheons of the football season.
To ur supporters…..Thank you very much for supporting the best Grand Final Eve luncheon in Melbourne, this luncheon has provided a great opportunity over many years to get together and enjoy something special with VFL/AFL past legends, coworkers, clients and friends to celebrate the AFL Football season whilst contributing to charity.
Former Melbourne great and Chairman of The VFL Club, Rod Grinter says……..“Hello all, to sponsors, members and guests of the VFL Club, the committee appreciate your continued support.
“I’m honoured to be Chairman of this great club and proud to have an association with so many wonderful people that always support our events. This is the 8th year that we have supported the “Royal Women’s Hospital” and the 2nd year for “Fight MND” which is close to the Football fraternity hearts with Neale Daniher leading the fight. Since the formation of the VFL Club in 1993, those that have assisted in creating what it is today, we thank you and the charities that have been the recipients of over $1.35 million raised”
“This year with a theme around the 1982 Carlton v Richmond Grand Final we have some exciting things planned, (remember what happened during this Grand Final!!!). For those of you who have been regulars in attending our Grand Final Eve Luncheon will know that this event is not to be missed”
“The VFL Club has been such a generous and important supporter of the Royal Women’s Hospital Foundation and we are so proud of our continued partnership. Over the past eight years, the VFL Club Committee and members have raised over $140,000 + for the Newborn Intensive and Special Care Units at the Women’s. Last year 1,700 babies were admitted to our intensive and special care units. I’d like to thank the VFL Club for their support of the Royal Women’s Hospital and for ensuring our most vulnerable babies and their families receive expert care and support. ” Jan Chisholm, CEO, The Royal Women’s Hospital Foundation
“Last year The VFL Club raised much needed funds for Fight MND which aims to create awareness to find a cure for Motor Neurone Disease (MND).Motor Neurone Disease (MND) is the name given to a group of diseases in which the nerve cells (neurones) controlling the muscles that enable us to move around, speak, swallow and breathe fail to work normally and eventually die. With no nerves to activate them the muscles gradually weaken and waste. MND patients are left motionless, mute, and trapped within their once active bodies. In the majority, the mind and intellect are left intact, with the sufferer bearing witness to it all. The patterns of weakness and rate of progression vary however, the average life expectancy is 27 months from diagnosis. Fight MND are thrilled to be a nominated beneficiary of the VFL Club Foundation and look forward to being a part of this year’s VFL Club Grand Final Eve Luncheon” Neale Daniher – Fight MND