Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Winner by a Head

Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Winner by a Head

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Byline: Adam Hourigan Adam.Hourigan@

WHEN Denise Webb's headwear for the annual Inner Wheel luncheon met with a late scratching, she decided to take a fashion risk.

Sporting a tan number with a black front, her millinery attracted the eye of the judges, and won her the headwear award for the day.

It was a horse's head, of course, and her friends celebrated her success with good humour, and even a quick kiss.

"I think it could start a trend among our table," Denise laughed. "I think we'll all come dressed like this next year."

The annual lunch was held at the South Grafton Ex-Servicemen's Club as part of the Jacaranda Festival and event organiser Shirley Grainger said the day was always a bit more dressy when it coincided with Cup Day.

"All the ladies get dressed up and put their headwear on, so it's good fun," she said.

"The money we raise, all stays in Grafton, and at the end of the year we give our money to local charities. …

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