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    Pink Carpet Lunch with Layne Beachley

    On the 18th August, the women of Noosa were invited to share an intimate lunch with Layne. Layne shared with them her journey from World Champion Surfer to Entrepreneur, her passion behind supporting young women achieve their dreams and the pillars … Continue reading

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    Black and Bling Gala. What a blast…

    Recently the Foundation flew in all the 2011 recipients and their companions from around Australia to Sydney for a couple of days of fun, inspiration and celebration. Thursday was spent learning to surf with Layne and the team at Manly … Continue reading

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    Black and Bling Gala Event

    You should have already received your invitation – August 5th 2011. Pop the date in your diary! The Annual Fundraising Event for the Foundation this year is The Black and Bling Gala. There is plenty lined up including: Natarsha Belling as … Continue reading

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    Go the Mighty Sea Eagles

    The Layne Beachley Aim for the Stars Foundation has been included as one of the Sea Eagles official charity partners for the 2011 NRL season. Aim for the Stars will be fundraising at Brookvale Oval on Monday night June 20 … Continue reading

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    Kurt Fearnley Inspires Corporates to Dig Deep

    Last week one of our loyal sponsors KPMG – kindly hosted an “Intimate Lunch with Kurt Fearnley” to raise money for the Foundation. Corporates were treated to a sumptuous three course meal and listened to the inspiring Marathon Man of … Continue reading

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    Aim for the Stars Makes News

    Natarsha Belling – Popular Channel Ten Newsreader  invited Layne Beachley and one of the Foundations 2011 recipients – Ame Barnbrook onto her morning program to be interviewed. It was quite a thrill for Ame from the small town of Narooma … Continue reading

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    Save the date!

    Our annual fundraising gala event will be held on 5th August 2011 at the stunning Doltone House, Jones Bay Wharf. There will be a celebrity guest speaker, a unique live auction, fine food and wine, an opportunity to meet our amazing and … Continue reading

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    Introducing Aim for the Stars successful grant recipients for 2011

    Individual Grant Recipients: Desiree Clarke (Equestrian) Tayla Clatworthy (Game Fishing) Jody Fisher (Classical Guitar) Stephanie Wallace (Literacy Education) Jenna Kelley (Motorsport) Kick-Start Grant Recipients: Ashtyn Hiron (Lacrosse) Deanna Lockett (Track Speed Skating) Lily Brazel (Hockey) Kristen Nightingale (Squash) Athete with … Continue reading

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    Indigenous girls get surfing with Layne

    Layne who has taken on many challenges in her surfing career saw today’s skill session as a learning experience for everyone involved. “There is no prejudice in the water. No matter if you have a disadvantaged background or are from … Continue reading

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    Applications for 2011 Grants are Closed

    The Foundation has received over 450 applications this year from a range of talented women across Australia. We have been overwhelmed by the number of ambitious and dedicated females who have put their hand up for some financial and moral … Continue reading