Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Captain Starlight Rides In

Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Captain Starlight Rides In

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Byline: Marnie Johnston Marnie.Johnston@northernstar.com.au

THE Captain Starlight team was yesterday putting a smile on the faces of sick children at Lismore Base Hospital in their first visit of the year.

Thanks to the Starlight Childrenas Foundation, Captain Gumbo and Captain Rock-it could make the trip, supported in this instance by the Greater Building Society Lismore branch through their Greater Charitable Foundation.

Customer service officer Miranda Oakman-Jensen, aka Mighty Miranda, had her first experience helping the Captain Starlight team put a smile on the faces of sick local children with captains Gumbo and Rock-it.

Armed with balloons, magic, puppets and art supplies, they worked on brightening the spirits of the patients and any siblings visiting at the time.

Captain Gumbo said he was pleased that the Captain Starlight team now had the chance to branch out to the regional centres.

The best part about being a part of the Captain Starlight team? …

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