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Helen receives her award from Adam

Crestani volunteers presented NSW Parliamentary Award

At the recent annual Soiree, the Parliamentary Secretary for the Central Coast Adam Crouch, presented two Crestani Scholarships volunteers with a Parliamentary Award for their years of service to the community. Clive and Helen Brill have worked tirelessly for Crestani Scholarships for many years. Clive, as a member of the administration team, manages scholarship approvals,… Read more Crestani volunteers presented NSW Parliamentary Award

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A standing ovation

The rain didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of music lovers, as the 2021 Twilight Soirée got underway on Sunday 21st March. We were able to move indoors thanks to the Lions Club of East Gosford opening its community hall doors for us at very short notice. Rousing numbers from musical theatre, performed by the Central Coast… Read more A standing ovation

The Central Coast’s new Varian TrueBeam Edge Linear Accelerator

Recently a few of our volunteers were treated to a demonstration of the new Varian TrueBeam Edge linear accelerator (linac) at the Central Coast Cancer Centre, Gosford Hospital. The TrueBeam Edge is the most advanced linac on the market, combining sophisticated engineering with intelligent software design. One area that the TrueBeam Edge will be particularly… Read more The Central Coast’s new Varian TrueBeam Edge Linear Accelerator

Crestani Foundation Thriving Thanks To Volunteers

Volunteers are the backbone of the hugely successful Crestani Scholarships which has raised thousands of dollars over almost 15 years to advance the training of Central Coast radiotherapists. Crestani Scholarships History Crestani Scholarships was formed by Yvonne Crestani, whose husband Chris was chief radiotherapist at St Vincents Hospital before his life was tragically cut short… Read more Crestani Foundation Thriving Thanks To Volunteers

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Twilight Soiree 2019

The Annual Crestani Scholarships Twilight Soiree at the Gosford Regional Gallery & Japanese Garden was held on 17th November 2019. Guests were treated to a line up of professional artists with music from Musical Theatre productions while they sipped champagne and chatted with friends. Thank you to the wonderful entertainers: Jesse McGrath, Central Coast Opera… Read more Twilight Soiree 2019

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Music at Greenway

This year’s Music at Greenway production featured performers from the Central Coast Opera’s productions of Carmen and La Boheme who donated their talent. Money raised went to Crestani Scholarships to help fund further education to advance skills and techniques in cancer treatment at the Central Coast Cancer Centre with the aim of achieving “Better outcomes… Read more Music at Greenway

Dr Windsor talking in front of the audience

Fashion Parade Kincumber

Our sincere thanks to all those who worked to put the day together and all those great supporters who purchased tickets and came along. You may have noticed in the video our beautiful cups, saucers and plates, as well as our lovely models. Thank you to those people who donated their precious bone china to… Read more Fashion Parade Kincumber

Yvonne Crestani receiving her award from the mayor

Citizen of the Year 2019

Yvonne Crestani, has been named Central Coast Council Citizen of the Year 2019 for her dedication to improving the life of cancer patients and their families, and providing educational opportunities for medical personnel on the Coast. Central Coast Council Mayor Jane Smith said Yvonne’s commitment to improving the life of cancer patients, and the welfare… Read more Citizen of the Year 2019

Twilight soiree audience

Twilight Soiree 2018

What could be said about the social event of the year? The Twilight Soiree held at the Gosford Regional Gallery and Japanese Garden on Sunday 18th November raising funds for higher education of professionals treating Cancer Patients. Hosted by Gosford Town Crier, 190 guests were treated to wonderful music from “After Five”, Central Coast Opera… Read more Twilight Soiree 2018

Crestani Awards Night 2018

The Annual Crestani Awards Evening was held on Friday 16th November 2018, where seven professionals received scholarship awards from the Crestani Scholarships Program. This year the program was extended to include graduates from the University of Newcastle and the Australian College of Nursing. One young recipient will be funded to study new techniques in treating… Read more Crestani Awards Night 2018