Guests flew from Toowoomba in Queensland, Cessnock and Cowra to take part in the Biggest Morning Tea at Orange Aero Club on Saturday morning.
Organised by Orange Aero Club member Dr Stuart Porges, the morning tea was a chance for the public to visit the Max Hazelton Aero Centre, go on joy rides, visit the Aero Medical Interchange but most importantly raise awareness of cancer and funds for Cancer Council NSW.
Dr Porges said the money was raised through entry, raffles and a silent auction as well as joy flight tickets, and aviation icon Max Hazelton was present and donated $10 from the sale of each of his books at the event.
"It's not only fundraising, it's also to draw people's attention to cancer prevention," Dr Porges said.
"That's my main reason for being involved."
Although he said it was important to remember all cancers, it was particularly important to think about the common cancers.
"It's the common cancers that are killing most people, prostate, breast, melanoma," Dr Porges said.
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