JEAN-IOUS: Ashton Peterson is aiming to raise $500 for Jeans for Genes with a golf day this month.
JEAN-IOUS: Ashton Peterson is aiming to raise $500 for Jeans for Genes with a golf day this month. Carly Everitt

Taking a swing at fundraising

WHEN nurse Ashton Peterson isn't busy caring for Charleville locals, she is raising money to help sick kids.

For the second time, she is supporting Jeans for Genes, which funds research into genetic diseases.

"It is something that no one else in town is raising money for, so I thought I would give it a go,” Ms Peterson said.

"After raising $300 on Jeans for Genes Day last year, I've raised my goal.

"Through a golf fun day, I'm hoping to make $500 this year; should this go well, I might double my target to $1000 next time.”

The Genes for Jeans golf day will be at Charleville Golf Club on Saturday, August 24.


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