City Beat: Urbane Cowboys
December 1, 2015
The cowboys hit the big smoke last week with a special fundraising lunch in support of the Salvation Army rural chaplaincy service featuring the man in the big hat himself, Bob Katter.
The Salvo’s rural chaplains provide a valuable support service to farmers in remote communities struggling with drought and, tragically, cases of serious depression. Organised by Sentinel Property Group, the lunch drew a crowd of 90 corporate types to Friday’s Riverside, with a total of $65,000 raised for the Salvos. Katter gave a trademark passionate speech and also auctioned off one of his famous hats for the cause.
Sentinel head honcho Warren Ebert and his chief marketing sidekick Michael Sherlock may have outshone Katter in the cowboy stakes, though, by parading their best Texan gentlemen outfits for the day, including big hats and boots, down Queen St.Download the Article