01 Nov 2018
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More than 600 guests attended the Inaugural Charity Ball 2018, presented by the Ferrari Club Australia NSW/ACT at The Star on 8th September, which raised funds for research at UNSW Sydney’s Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA).
Professor Henry Brodaty, Co-Director of CHeBA, was the guest speaker at the charity ball,which was presented by Ferrari Club Australia NSW/ACT President Frank Cavasinni, with assistance from NSW State Representative Simon Maxwell and H&H Event Manager Kerry Harman.
“It was a privilege to be involved in this event,” said Professor Henry Brodaty.
“The event was impeccably hosted and enormous fun. I congratulate the organisers and thank the Ferrari Club for their generous support of research at CHeBA.”
Professor Henry Brodaty, CHeBA Co-Director
The successful ‘black tie with a splash of red’ event boasted sensational entertainment including opening act Xen, with 85 dancers, later followed by world-renowned sopranos ‘Fusion’, and late night dancing with Rhonda Birchmore and band.
All guests enjoyed an unforgettable night which included a three-course dinner in the Grand Ballroom at The Star in Sydney. The event featured Ferrari’s newest models on display on the stage and were visible in all performances.
An auction, led by popular and dynamic Broadcaster, MC and Auctioneer Mark Warren, featured an extraordinary array of items on offer including an Emirates One & Only Wolgan Valley & Dubai accommodation experience, a Louis XIII Cognac, an entry and accommodation to Targa Florio Australia, an exclusive 90 minute photography session with Verve Photography and a Sarah Rowan Dahl live painting.
“We are proud to support dementia research and especially the local research by CHeBA. Professor Henry Brodaty presented a very engaging and captivating speech, followed by a fascinating interview with MC, Mark Warren,” said Frank Cavasinni.
The beneficiaries of this special charity event were Sir Jackie Stewart’s Foundation – ‘Race Against Dementia’ and CHeBA.
Professor Henry Brodaty speaking at the Ferrari Club Inaugural Charity Ball
L-R: Ferrari Club Australia NSW/ACT President Frank Cavasinni, H&H Event Manager Kerry Harman and CHeBA Co-Director Professor Henry Brodaty