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[9 Aug 2010 | No Comment | ]
Rynepark Lifestyle hou fees

Die Rynepark Lifestyle Sentrum in Pierre van Ryneveld het op Saterdag 31 Julie 2010 ‘n baie geslaagde fees gehou. Die Mnr & Mej Ryneveld is ook tydens die fees gekies.
Ponie ritte, ‘n springkasteel, Omo die nar, in-kleur kompetisies en musiek het besoekers aan die winkelkompleks vermaak en het hulle ook geskenkpakkies ontvang.

Op die foto verskyn van links Jacquline Pienaar (Mej Ryneveld), Lee Roberts (Mnr Ryneveld jnr). Kaylize Ruiters ( Little Miss Pretoria) en Jaco van der Wateren (Mnr Reyneveld)

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[9 Aug 2010 | No Comment | ]
Prune the roses for better blooms

On Saturday 31 July 2010, Anja Ludwig from Ludwig Roses, demonstrated the ins and outs of pruning roses as well as discussing the caring of your rose plants to a selected audience at the Addo Garden Centre in Centurion.

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[9 Aug 2010 | No Comment | ]
BlackBerry Rose benefits Missing Children South Africa

Research In Motion (RIM), the company behind the BlackBerry® solution, teamed up with Ludwig’s Roses

in February and a special deep-red rose was cultivated – named the BlackBerry® Rose in aid of Missing Children South Africa.
As part of this initiative, Ludwig’s Roses agreed to donate R5 from the proceeds from the sale of each rose bush to Missing Children South Africa and RIM agreed to match this with a R5 contribution of its own.
More than 1 000 BlackBerry Rose bushes have been sold since it was launched in February 2010, meaning that …

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[9 Aug 2010 | No Comment | ]
A fun day it was at Doringkloof Mall

The Doringkloof Residents’ Association held a very successful fun day on Saturday 31 July 2010.
There were plenty to eat, drink and buy from all the various stalls.  Children had great fun on the rides at the funfair and taming the blue bull was definitely a winner for some.
Throughout the day spot prizes were allocated and the kids also won prizes for dancing.
On display were veteran and new cars as well as tractors and enjins.
The Oompah band at the beer tent provided live music which was enjoyed by old and young …

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[9 Aug 2010 | No Comment | ]
Beurse vir behoeftige Afrikaanse studente

Solidariteit Helpende Hand het onlangs tydens ʼn spoggeleentheid in Claremont, Pretoria die 29 beursdonateurs bedank wat honderde behoeftige jongmense se toekomsdrome om verder te studeer, laat waar word het.
Helpende Hand se Afrikaanse Beursfonds het die afgelope ses maande met 35% gegroei tot R5 miljoen se beurse wat volgende jaar aan voornemende studente toegeken gaan word. Sedert 2003 is beurse aan sowat 2 200 studente toegeken.
Die bekende kunstenaar Chris Chameleon het gaste tydens die geleentheid vermaak.
Verskeie bekendes soos die adjunkminister van landbou, Pieter Mulder, en die voormalige hoof uitvoerende beampte van ABSA …

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[9 Aug 2010 | No Comment | ]
Postmatriek Fietstoergroep van Drakensville besoek Pretoria

Studente wat vanjaar die Postmatriekkursus by die ATKV se Jeuginstituut by die ATKV-oord Drakensville bywoon, het sopas ‘n fietstoer deur die noordelike dele van ons land voltooi.
Hulle het die sneeubedekte Drakensberge verlaat en na meer as ‘n duisend kilometers se getrap, in Pretoria aangekom waar hul gasheer Sakkie Kotze (voorsitter van ATKV Centurion en lid van die ATKV Direksie) hulle by die Fonteinesirkel ingewag het.
Hulle het verskeie skole in Pretoria besoek om aan matrieks van hul wedervaringe dusver op die Postmatriekkursus te vertel.
Die kursus sluit o.a. persoonlike ontwikkeling, leierskap-, kommunikasie- …

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[9 Aug 2010 | No Comment | ]

Keeping a box of coffee filters on hand can come in handy in a number of situations and ultimately save you money.
Here are some interesting and practical uses for coffee filters:
Clean windows and mirrors. Coffee filters are lint-free so they don’t leave behind any residue.
Save a bottle of wine. Broke the cork? Just place a filter over a pitcher and carefully pour the wine into it.
Line the flower pots. Place a filter at the bottom of the pot to prevent soil from leaking out of the drainage hole.
Protect china …

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[8 Aug 2010 | No Comment | ]
WIMPY FC wins the MOO Cup

After a month-long Moo Cup Tenant Soccer Tournament at Irene Village Mall during June/July 2010, the Wimpy FC emerged as champions and showed that they are not only worthy of winning the award for the best Wimpy in the world, but also has the best soccer team.
Scores of supporters were on hand to cheer on their teams in the semi-final matches between Mugg & Bean Fire Power, Pick n Pay Stars, Wimpy FC and Karoo United.
Paris Paphitis of the local Mimmo’s, the appointed referee, managed to keep the passions of …

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[8 Aug 2010 | No Comment | ]

Computer Tips
By Vincent Macaskill – co-owner of Computer Troubleshooters in Centurion

In the past, the use of laptop computers was reserved for selected, special people in the corporate world, like executives and travelling sales managers.
As portable technology has become faster, lighter and cheaper, laptops have migrated into small businesses, university lecture halls and even our homes.
The laptop computer was never designed for long periods of use (especially not a full 8 hour or even 12 hour working day).
The positioning of our laptop ends up being a compromise on both counts …

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[8 Aug 2010 | No Comment | ]

Die 0/12A span is nie net die Liga Wenners nie, maar het ook derde geëindig in die Jakaranda Kampioenskappe in Pretoria.

Op die foto is in die agterste ry vlnr Annelize van der Merwe (Afrigter), Elzaan Faul, Klarissa Steyn, Esri Cronjé en Gerda Cronjé (Afrigter)
In die middel is Kayla Skhosan en voor vlnr is Charné Barnard, Lisa-Marie Zondagh,  Elke Geerlings, Shimoné Grobler  en Rochelle Blaauw.