Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

Rodeo ,Cya Night off from Pain'

Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

Rodeo ,Cya Night off from Pain'

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Byline: MELANIE MAESEELE melanie.maeseele@qt.com.au

A FUNDRAISING rodeo will help rein in support for Grantham flood victims.

The adventure-packed rodeo will kick off at Gatton Showground from 6pm this Friday night.

Event organiser and former Lockyer Valley resident Myke Maroske came up with the idea after seeing the destruction recent flooding had caused.

According to rodeo announcer Mr Maroske, the seven-event rodeo will be the C[pounds sterling]best as you are likely to see on TVC[yen].

The former Lockyer Valley resident was spurred into action after watching the fallout from last month's devastating flood.

C[pounds sterling]We are aiming to hopefully give the people of Grantham one night off from the pain,C[yen] Mr Maroske said.

Seventeen people were killed when a wall of water tore through Lockyer Valley on January 10, the majority of people from the close-knit Grantham community.

Three people are missing and hundreds of people are homeless. …

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