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Well, it is that time of the year again. The Jacarandas are in blossom which means it is now exams to be written. We wish them all – especially the matriculants, the best and we look forward to a higher pass rate than last year.
Dit beteken ook dat die jaar einde se kant toe staan. Ek het met ‘n skok besef dat Kersfees om die draai is en mense begin al kersgeskenke te koop. Vir ‘n paar idees, kyk gerus op bladsye 8 en 9 wat van ons adverteerders u …

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Battle of the Bookworms

The Battle of the Bookworms Competition is an annual inter-schools event to promote reading and encourage interaction amongst high schools in our community and was recently been held for the first time at Irene Village Mall.
The aim is for the learners to demonstrate an in-depth knowledge on eight selected books they had to read in preparation as well as a rapid response section.
Four high schools, Sutherland, Lyttleton Manor, Centurion and Swartkop competed for the honours in a fun quiz.
The Tshwane South Media Teachers’ cluster started this competition in 2009 and …

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UP wen die PMR Africa-toekenning

Die Universiteit van Pretoria (UP) het die Goue Toekenning (tweede in die geheel) van die PMR.Africa-maatskappy gewen tydens die “Pretoria/Tshwane Municipal District Leaders and Achievers”-toekennings wat op 5 Oktober 2010 by die Pretoria Buiteklub gehou was.
Die toekenning is gemaak na aanleiding van ‘n navorsingsproses waar maatskappye en instellings geskat word gebaseer op respondente se persepsies, met ‘n sterk fokus op evaluering en meting van  kliëntediens en -tevredenheid.
PMR.Africa het hul eerste jaarlikse opname oor die Pretoria/Tshwane munisipale distrik gedoen met die doel om ‘n profiel op te stel van die distrik …

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Netwerksessies word al meer gewild

Die Centurion Sakekamer het op 26 Oktober hul maandelikse netwerksessie by Kleinkaap Funksie & Onthaalarea gehou.
Ten oordeel aan die getal teenwoordigers was dit duidelik dat die netwerksessies groot byval vind en dat die behoefte om met ander besighede kontak te maak, hierdeur bevredig word.
Die spoednetwerksessie, wat die algemene sessie vooraf gegaan het, was weer baie geslaagd en het lede die vinnige en direkte kontak baie waardeer.
Die gasspreker was Chrizelda de Vos, Hoof: Bemarking en Kommunikasie van Spectramed Mediese Skema.
Na ‘n algemene oorsig oor mediese fondse het sy Spectramed se “Next …

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International Chef’s Day celebrated in aid of New BeginningZ

Adriaan Snyman
The South African Chef’s Association (SACA) celebrated International Chef’s day on Wednesday, October 20.
SACA along with five Gauteng based cooking schools held the “Fill the Chef’s Hat” charity initiative at Zwartkop High School in Centurion, in celebration to the profession and craft.
Corne Ströh, organising coordinator of the event, said that the idea was to fill the chef’s hat with as much non-perishable food items as possible.
“Learners, whether still at school or at college were requested to bring a R10 donation fee, which the international awarding body, City and Guilds …

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ATKV Centurion fokus op vermiste persone

Die ATKV Centurion se Omgee- en Bewusmakinsveldtog fokus hierdie jaar op vermiste persone in Suid-Afrika.
Volgens Luit. Kol. Fanie van Deventer van die SAPD Hoofkantoor, is bykans vyfduisend kinders en volwassenes in Suid-Afrika tans as vermis by die SAPD aangemeld.
Voorbidding is vir die vermiste persone, hul ouers en naasbestaandes gedoen voordat die ATKV Centurion ballonne met van die vermistes se foto’s daaraan vasgeheg, die lug ingestuur het.
Veronique Adams, wie al vir 21 jaar vermis word, se tweelingsussie Veronishe en hul ma Junice Adams, het ook die geleentheid bygewoon.
Sakkie Kotze, voorsitter van …

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Vier Pretorianers deur die FAK vereer

Vier Pretorianers is onlangs tydens die FAK Prestige-aand in Pretoria met Nasionale Toekennings vir Onderwys- en Kultuurprestasies vereer.
Retha Bloem is met die HB en MJ Thom-Onderwystoekenning vereer terwyl Etienne Theart, Sakkie Kotze en prof. Joseph Stanford aldrie met die FAK-Toekenning vir besondere Kultuurprestasie bekroon is.

Op die foto verskyn vlnr: Etienne Theart, Sakkie Kotze, prof. Joseph Stanford, Retha Bloem en prof. Danie Goosen (Voorsitter van die FAK)

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Interesting stalls at GEM Village’s annual fete

GEM Village, Irene, held their annual fete on Saturday 16 October 2010 raising funds for the village.
There were various stalls with food, clothes, jewellery, gifts and handmade products.
A white elephant stall and even a stall with old money including the largest bank note in the world, a Zimbabwe’s one trillion dollar which was selling for R50.

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DA Ward 57 makes Centurion Proud

The Democratic Alliance (DA) Ward 57 Branch has been busy at work over the past few months informing voters of DA policy and solving voter problems.
It has also been encouraging eligible residents to register to vote during the forthcoming voter registration drive taking place on 5 & 6 February and 5 & 6 March 2011 in preparation for the local government elections taking place during 2011.
The branch, together with the Ward Councillor for Ward 57, councillor Clive Napier, are assisting residents in addressing many of the local issues affecting them …

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Annual Beerfest at Doringkloof Mall

Doringkloof  Resident’s Association held their annual beerfest on 9 October at the Doringkloof Mall.
There was a fleamarket with many stalls, jumping castles and entertainment as well as the beerfest area where the bands entertained the crowds.
Unfortunately, during the day the weather was very hot and windy and the bands had to leave due to a heavy storm early in the evening.