A glimmer of hope has been given to little penguins on Granite Island with a fund-raiser dinner on Friday, June 14.
The Tourism and little penguin dinner at McCracken Golf Club was attended by about 200 and about $8500 was raised, which will go towards finding out about why little penguin numbers are in decline on the island.
Guests included state Liberal leader Steven Marshall and Flinders University's Sonia Kleindorfer.
Victor Harbor Mayor Graham Philp, member for Hammond Adrian Pederick, state opposition leader Steven Marshall, member for Finniss Michael Pengilly, Raine and Horne's Rob Heaslip and Alexandrina mayor Kym McHugh.
Nick and Louise Gormley and Greg and Mary-anne Fletcher.
Dan Court, Ray Carroll, Andrew Hill, Rod Ayres, Bianca Sowik, Ange Carroll, Jo Lawson, Sophie Hill and Jackie Ayres.
Tim Shierlaw and David Hall.
Professor Sonia Kleindorfer and Sam Lawson.
Tania Heaslip, Miranda Lang, Kirsty McIlroy and Jan Pengilly.
Roy Ramage and partner Kate.
Bronwyn Rossiter and Chris Rye.
Renee Day and Todd Bennett.
Bill Ellis, Mark Przibilla, Kelly Baker-Jamieson and Rebekah McCaul.
Mike Kelly, Tim Shierlaw, Derek McIlroy, Colin Gaetjens and Sue Alexander.
Kate Marlsten, David Elliott and Louise Elliott.
Annette and Justin from All Sweets and Treats, and Margaret Woodroofe and Karen Cooper.
Mike and Sue Willett, Des and Sandy Manuel, and Peter and Heather Bond.
Deidre Morrison and John Ayliffe of the Kangaroo Island Penguin Centre.