Helen Morgan, Val Mcnamara, Carmel Hartmann, and Margaret Bailey.
Helen Morgan, Val Mcnamara, Carmel Hartmann, and Margaret Bailey. Meg Gannon

Having a cuppa for a cure

CARMEL Hartmann is just one of many who are tired of seeing friends and family members suffer from cancer.

Originally from Toowoomba but residing in Dalby, Ms Hartmann said she was drawn to the Cancer Council as a volunteer for one reason - she wanted to lend a helping hand in any way she could.

And with each hand that held a cup of tea, coffee, or grabbed a cake at Dalby's Biggest Morning Tea, the Cancer Council came a step closer to finding a cure.

The annual Biggest Morning Tea brought together families and friends who got to enjoy the scenic views of Jimbour House and enjoy some light entertainment over a cuppa.

Guests were treated to performances from the Dalby South State School band, a barbecue from the Lions Club, and were given the chance to peruse a number of stalls set up outside.

A new feature of the event was the Great Bikkie Bake-Off, where locals were able to enter home-made bikkies that even Mary Berry would be proud of.

Margaret Bailey took home the prizes for Family Favourites and Judge's Choice, while Eliza Campbell took out the prize for the Children's Cool School Kids biscuit and Challe Green won the prize for Novelty.

Despite a rainy start to the morning, the clouds cleared for what was a perfect day of good food and good fun.

Check out some photos from the morning:


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