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by Alexia Johnston

Children were in their element when they ventured to Timaru’s Strathallan Corner recently.

Plunket Bear, Elsa and a minion were among the characters who welcomed children and their caregivers to a sausage sizzle fundraiser.

Sweet success . . . Jesse Shearer took time away from the office to create candy floss for youngsters on the streets of Timaru. PHOTO: ALEXIA JOHNSTON

Event organiser Jesse Shearer was on candyfloss duties.

Mr Shearer, a local real estate agent, instigated the fundraiser with the support of his workplace, with the aim of giving the proceeds to Plunket.

A warm sunny day was a motivating factor. for the project.

“It’s just good to celebrate summer, to get outside for a bit,” he said.