Posted 28 November 2023

Thank you from the Jade Lantern
Welcome to the Jade Lantern

Research from six of SVI’s brightest scientists will be supported in 2024 thanks to the generosity of supporters who attended SVI’s recent For the Love of Science event at the Fitzroy Town Hall.

The ‘Welcome to the Jade Lantern’ dinner raised more than $240,000, which will fund six Rising Star Awards at SVI in 2024. This was the fifth For the Love of Science dinner, an initiative that has now raised more than $1million and funded 30 Rising Star Awards for SVI’s brightest young researchers since 2019.

“Thank you to everyone who supported this event. It was our biggest and best to date,” said Karen Inge, SVI Foundation Board Chair and member of the For the Love of Science event organising committee.

“The evening was truly wonderful – a perfect blend of community spirit and generosity, with like-minded people coming together to have fun, and make a meaningful impact.”

 

SVI extends thanks to everyone involved in the event, and especially to:

Major sponsor: Village Roadshow

Event supporters: Andrew McConnell, Anna Thomas, CAPI, Champagne Pommery, Chateau la Gordonne, Christian Kimber, Christine on Collins, Cutler & Co, Flinders Hotel, Flower Drum, Golden Logistics, Heathcote Estate, Jeni Danks Jewellery, Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Melbourne Theatre Company, Moke, Montalto, Pieces of Eight, Pt Leo Estate, Satellite Island, Scott Pickett, Silver Service, Starward Whisky, Taralinga Estate, Yabby Lake Vineyard, City of Yarra.

Artwork donors: Nellie Castan Projects, Caleb Sheah, Kate Rohde

Stylist extraordinaire: Michael Strownix

Auctioneer: Stephen Smith

Organising committee: Caroline Daniell, Karen Inge, Mem Kirby and Michael Strownix

  • Welcome to the Jade Lantern raffle winners – congratulations!

    Raffle Name: SVI For the Love of Science Dinner 2023Draw date: Thursday 23 November 2023Prize numbers: 10

    1st PRIZE WINNER

    NJ; Ticket Number: #194

    2nd PRIZE WINNER

    SL; Ticket Number: #150

    3rd PRIZE WINNER

    Identity withheld; Ticket Number: #142

    4th PRIZE WINNER

    Identity withheld; Ticket Number: #104

    5th PRIZE WINNER

    LT; Ticket Number: #20

    6th PRIZE WINNER

    SF; Ticket Number: #206

    7th PRIZE WINNER

    CB; Ticket Number: #88

    8th PRIZE WINNER

    Identity withheld; Ticket Number: #73

    9th PRIZE WINNER

    KP; Ticket Number: #58

    10th PRIZE WINNER

    SG; Ticket Number: #92