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Hervey Bay Relay for Life team: This is for you, grandad

Gearing up for Relay for Life in Hervey Bay in October is the G-Force team, Kyra Hughes, Chelsea Roberts and Kaydence Goldsmith, which will be raising money for Cancer in honour of their grandad, Eddie Hughes.
Gearing up for Relay for Life in Hervey Bay in October is the G-Force team, Kyra Hughes, Chelsea Roberts and Kaydence Goldsmith, which will be raising money for Cancer in honour of their grandad, Eddie Hughes. Robyne Cuerel

EDDIE Hughes was a man who was devoted to his family. He was also one of the founders of Maryborough Speedway and was always willing to lend a hand.

The 77-year-old Maryborough man was diagnosed with bowel cancer, but by the time it was found it had travelled to his brain.

He died just 16 weeks later.

His daughter Nicole Goldsmith says her father is her inspiration and he is the reason she has put together a team for Hervey Bay's Relay for Life this year.

The event won't be held until October 11-12, but the team, called G-Force, is already busy raising money and will hold a Baby and Toddler Show at St Paul's Anglican Church hall on July 10, with registration open from 8.30am to 10.30am.

Judging will start from 9am. The announcement of winners will be made at noon. There will be several different categories, including grand champion, cutest personality, best dressed, prettiest eyes and happiest smile. Children aged from newborn to four are eligible for the event.

"I'm hoping the event will be a great success and raise plenty of money for the Cancer Council," Nicole said.



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