Die feesgangers is behoorlik vermaak. Daar was allerlei stalletjies soos tombola, yskoue swemtromme, kameelritte, boeresport, ‘n biertuin en optredes deur ‘n paar plaaslike kunstenaars.
Estelle Opperman, hoof van Mug and Tree Gemeenskapsentrum, dit goed gedink om vir ‘n tweede jaar ‘n handsakprojek, wat deel vorm van ‘n motiverende damesoggend, aan te pak. Die News was ook daar.
It has been over three months since the women at the Tower of Life shelter were urged to seek alternative accommodation while the founders, Melodie van Brakel, Gert Jonker and Dominee Anton Mieny made it their priority to find a property where these women and their children can find refuge and safety.
First a belly in a checkered shirt appears, then his broad shoulders and as he makes his way to the Christmas tree, the loud roaring of the children gets even louder. The children of Pango Camp recently had a very special visitor bring them some Christmas cheer and the News was there to capture every special moment.
Noordheuwel Apteek het ongeveer 90 vrouens vergesel toe die Glam Guru as deel van ‘n roadshow al sy opbrengs aan ‘n plaaslike liefdadigheidsorganisasie, Cradle of Hope, geskenk het. Die News was ook daar.
The Jan Mare Clinic in Krugersdorp West saw a great many residents gather in the name of good health when the clinic committee hosted its first ever Health Awareness Open Day in aid of informing the community about their services. The News was also there.
Last weekend saw thousands of cyclists pedalling their hearts out at the 21st Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge which is held in the picturesque City of Johannesburg every year. This year, the Friends of Bethany House Trust had 54 cyclists who challenged their legs with some tough climbs through the City of Jozi on their behalf. Among them were two well-known rugby players, Jaque Fourie and Robbie Coetzee.
Local power couple Izak and Jacqueline Groenewald, who both won titles in this years’ International Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation (IBFF) SA Championships, felt the desire to give back to their community recently, and decided to donate some much-needed equipment to the young boxers of Pango Camp in Munsieville.
BMW Motorrad used the German festival – Pure and Crafted – which is hosted in Berlin each year, as inspiration for the design of the local Pure and Crafted South African festival that took place in Muldersdrift. The festival showcased some of the best vintage and heritage motorcycles in the country.
Dit was lekker lag by Suiderlig se onlangse kitsch-en-komminfunksie. Buiten die feit dat Rocco ‘n fantastiese vertoning gelewer het, was die tema van die geleentheid ook ‘n bron van baie lag en vet pret.
The 20th Business and Arts Awards (Basa) ceremony was held at Nirox Sculpture Park on Sunday, 17 September and the event reaffirmed the notion that businesses and the arts – two entities at different ends of the spectrum – can support each other’s endeavours with ease. The award ceremony proved once again that business and the arts can come together to great beautiful partnerships. The News was there to capture every magical moment.