Trukai Fun Run auctions set for March 16,17

first_imgTrukai Industries Ltd and the PNG Olympic Committee Inc. have confirmed the annual fundraiser with the Lae auction scheduled for Wednesday March 16 at the Lae Yacht Club, while the Port Moresby auction will be held at the Royal Papua Yacht Club the following day on Thursday March 17.    The business community and partner organisations in the two major centres are expected to attend the Fun Run T-Shirt auctions over the two days. The actual Fun Run will be held on June 26 in Port Moresby, Lae and other centres throughout the country.  Funds raised this year will support Team PNG to the Rio Olympic Games in Brazil in August.  The PNG Olympic Committee has been running the event for over 30 years with Trukai being the major sponsor since 2000.Last year close to half a million people took part in 16 provinces. In Port Moresby, it was held after the Opening Ceremony of the Pacific Games on July 5, 2015.last_img read more