The PRWIRE Press Releases https:// 2017-03-31T04:59:57Z A DAY FOR THE AGES: GOOD FRIDAY APPEAL CHARITY HOME AUCTION & FESTIVAL FOR THE KIDS 2017-03-31T04:59:57Z a-day-for-the-ages-good-friday-appeal-charity-home-auction-amp-festival-for-the-kids Prospective purchasers and local families alike will be in for a treat on Friday 14th April as the Henley and Villawood Properties Charity Home goes under the hammer, supported of a stellar lineup of entertainers who have volunteered their time and talents the Royal Children’s Hospital.   The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) Good Friday Appeal’s (GFA) Charity Home Auction is one of Victoria’s most loved auction events and one of the biggest contributors to The Appeal each year.  As a No Reserve auction, the Charity Home could see one very lucky bidder securing the stunning family home for a song, though hopes are high that this will be a record-breaking year in terms of funds raised for the Good Friday Appeal.   Going under the hammer is Henley’s stunning double storey Palace 38, situated in Villawood’s Armstrong Mt Duneed Community along the Victorian Surf Coast.   This beautiful home showcases four bedrooms, two bathrooms, powder room, a north facing grand alfresco area, five living areas, home theatre, study and butler’s pantry. It also boasts a gourmet kitchen featuring 40mm Caesarstone benchtops, Italian made SMEG stainless steel extra-large appliances, designer flooring throughout and is styled to the highest level, with everything the lucky buyer requires to move straight in including window coverings, landscaping, driveway and more.Located at arguably the region’s best address, Armstrong Mt Duneed, buyers of the Charity Home will have access to all the essential attractions and services that make up a new community including schools, shops, parks, and sporting ovals.  Topping this all off is year-round access to the $7.5m state-of-the-art Club Armstrong residents’ facility which features two pools, a tennis court, a gym, a parents room, a café and so much more.   Over 45,000 children were admitted to The Royal Children’s Hospital last year and over 90,000 children were treated in emergency. That’s in addition to the 255,000 children treated at the hospital’s specialist clinics.   For the first time in 2017 the Charity Home Auction will be held in thriving Geelong, which is currently experiencing an exciting period of growth and the outpouring of support from local entertainers has been phenomenal.   This year the auction will be supported by a wealth of local talent who have generously donated their time to make this year’s Charity Home Auction the best yet!   TALENT FOR THE FAMILY FESTIVAL   ·         Sam Mac is the weather presenter on Channel Seven’s Sunrise, a role which has already seen him bungee jump live on the show and perform aerial acrobatics in a vintage Tiger Moth plane. He will be presenting the live crosses from the Charity Home Auction on Seven’s Good Friday Appeal telecast, along with meeting and greeting fans after the auction.·         Geelong Football Club player Andrew Mackie will be attending the Charity Home Auction with his young family and mingling with event-goers for photos and autographs. ·         Michael Stangel is a Geelong singer-songwriter who wowed The Voice judges on the last night of blind auditions with his powerful rock voice, first joining Team Delta and then Team Joel following a battle round knockout. Michael ended up making the top 3 in Team Joel and received adulation for his attitude towards life, following his courageous battle with cancer that would leave any individual feeling moved. ·         Alex Hecker is this year’s event MC Alex was awarded first runner up in the Miss World Australia National Final in 2014 and has since been working in ambassador roles with the likes of Harris Scarfe, as well as various horse racing commitments. She is also focusing on securing her masters in cultural heritage and on her charity work. ·         The Mik Maks are a band of brothers along with their loveable friend Drums the Panda taking Australian kids music by storm.  They create enormous energy at their shows via their live sound, bright colours and catchy lyrics. ·         Celtic Illusion is a spectacular fusion of Irish Dance with mind-blowing magical illusions.   With incredible new choreography, spellbinding magic, heart-racing music and a sensory experience like no other, audiences will be kept on the edge of their seats and left wanting more. ·         The Geelong Youth Choir has been inspiring the youth of Geelong to sing since 1988, seeking to provide young people with a sound music education through choral singing excellence. ·         Geelong Lutheran College Band will be taking to the stage with exuberance for the crowd’s musical enjoyment ·         Aerosport Allstars is Geelong's Newest Aerobics, Gymnastics and Dance Centre and will be wowing the crowd with their gravity defying stage show.   In addition to the fantastic live music and entertainment on the stage is a street party including a free BBQ and free coffee, along with pop up tastings from local winery, Mt Duneed Estate.  Kids will be well and truly entertained with a schedule of activities that includes face painting, a balloon artist, a petting zoo, a jumping castle and whole host of carnival rides.