Charity success at Comet Prohibition Party

Photos from the Prohibition Cocktail Party in Comet


The Central Highlands community came together to raise much needed funds for local charities on Saturday in Comet.


COUNTRY folk from across Central Queensland gathered at the Comet Showgrounds on Saturday night for a Prohibition cocktail party, to raise much needed funds for the RACQ Capricorn Rescue Helicopter Service, drought appeal and local mental well-being initiatives.

Covid might have shut them down in 2020, but the Comet River Social Association put on a night to remember.

Event organiser Xander Armstrong said the night was a success, with party goers raising around $30,000.

"We started our committee in 2018 to raise money to put back into the community and we held a charity ball in 2019 which was a hit," Mr Armstrong said.

"This cocktail party was meant to be this time last year, but due to COVID we had to postpone.

"As a committee, we sat down and decided that we wanted to raise money for a couple different organisations, but still keep it in the community.

"I think this is why they're such a success, because people like to support their own community."


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