Art Union Prize Home at 11 Eagles Close, Tamborine Mountain.A MILLION dollar Tamborine Mountain retreat with sweeping views of the Gold Coast is yourtown’s latest prize home.The prize includes the three-bedroom house at Eagles Close, $118,000 worth of furniture and electrical appliances and a $500,000 gold bullion. Art Union Prize Home at 11 Eagles Close, Tamborine Mountain.She said your money raised made a difference in the lives of children and young people across the country.“Whether your ticket number comes up or not you still win by giving young people a chance of a brighter future,” Ms Adams said.“yourtown is a charity with services that help tackle the issues affecting young people in Australia and most of what we do is funded by the Prize Home Art Unions.“We provide young people with training and employment services, parent education, homelessness accommodation and the counselling and support through our national Kids Helpline service.”Tickets for draw 470 are $15 and are on sale until October 4. The prize will be drawn on October 6. Art Union Prize Home at 11 Eagles Close, Tamborine Mountain.More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North3 hours ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa23 hours ago“Not only is the prize value a huge $1.69 million but this home’s main living areas, deck and bedrooms all enjoy a big uninterrupted view of the Gold Coast skyline and ocean,” Ms Adams said.“There’s an impressive stone fireplace and natural timbers in the architectural detail of the home in sync with its mountain location.“With three separate living areas and three extra large bedrooms, there’s also lots of space for family or guests.“With only 400,000 tickets on sale, the odds of winning are some of the best in Australia.” Art Union Prize Home at 11 Eagles Close, Tamborine Mountain.The house is on 1.1ha and comes with a media room, spa, fire pit and features sandstone, timber and stone throughout.yourtown CEO Tracy Adams said the house offered a luxurious lifestyle many could only dream of.
The Mother’s Day shopping hype was evident among small vendors and large-scale establishments across Georgetown as many persons hunted for the perfect gift for their mothers.Guyana Times visited a few popular locations on Saturday where the rush commenced during the early morning hours and continued throughout the day. Some persons also planned on opening their businesses today to provide for last minute shoppers.Floral arrangements on display along Water StreetA florist on Water Street, Georgetown, Rawle Chin explained that many persons opted for fresh flowers this year as opposed to fragrances and other items. His flowers ranged from multi-coloured roses, chrysanthemums, hydrangeas, anthurium, kalanchoes among others. It was explained that there was a slight decline in sales but nothing too alarming.“I only come out here on holidays and so on. The Mother’s Day this year is not like the other Mother’s Day but persons are still coming out and getting what they want. You see a lot of people going for flowers. That is a popular one as we speak.”Meanwhile, Charlene, who markets fragrances and gift items, said she has been selling for the past nine days nonstop because the response has been overwhelming. She explained that her stall on Robb Street will be opened on Mother’s Day as well to cater for late consumers.“I must say that Mother’s Day is one of the biggest day for us. We make gift items and it is quick for persons to just come by and grab one because its well presents and all. Usually, persons would come on the day to get something so I will be here in the morning to assist them,” she explained.Over at the Guyana Stores, persons were capitalising on the cutbacks being offered. The lawns were occupied with some of the products and Assistant Manager Radesh Pitamber stated that the outdoor sales have attracted scores of persons.“We do it out on the lawn here and it’s a Mother’s Day sale for every single thing so this is a time to save. You’re getting from 30 to 50 per cent off most of what we have.”One shopper, Cassidy, explained that she opted for customised gift items this year since they were trending online and in some stores.This period of time also features the Mother and Daughter Pageant, which was held on Saturday night at the National Cultural Centre, featuring two categories. (Rupa Seenaraine) read more