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TEKKIE TAX takes fundraising to next level

With Tekkie Tax, South Africa will have an annual fundraising event where you can choose what welfare sector will benefit from your donation.
The first Tekkie Tax campaign will take place on 31 May 2013 and will be an annual fundraising campaign for a large mix of carefully selected welfare organisations, schools and institutions in South Africa.
Annelise de Jager, project organiser, said that as experts in their field of service, they know that running a fundraising campaign is expensive, labour intensive and holds a lot of risk factors for the organisation …

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Python got more than just an electric shock

This almost three meter python crossed the golf course at Sabi River Sun in Hazyview and was moving towards the neighbouring property but the electric fence, erected to keep visitors to the resort safe, caused the death of this magnificent serpent.

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from the Editor

When last did you really thank your MOM for all she has done for you and perhaps her grandchildren?
This month it is time to sit down with your Mom and reminiscent over the past and to look forward to the future with each other while celebrating Mother’s Day.
We wish all mothers a happy Mother’s Day.
Die seisoen het gedraai en Herfs het uiteindelik sy pragtige kleed aangetrek. Met die kouer dae moet jy warm bly en sorg dat die griepgogga nie sy kloue in jou slaan.
Indien jy wel siek geword het …

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“I often hear complaints about the SAPS, but would like to tell you of an occurrence where they deserve bouquets instead of brickbats.
The other day I received a BB message from a friend saying he was being burgled and asking if I would contact the police.
I called 10111. It was answered after the first ring by an intelligent, well-trained lady. She got me to spell the street name, T for Tango, O for Oscar etc. She then gave me a reference number and said she had despatched a unit …

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Voortrekkermonument ontvang toekenning in Sjina

Die Voortrekkermonument het onlangs by die China Outbound Travel and Tourist Market in Beijing, Sjina, die goue, Algehele Prestasietoekenning ontvang en is as algehele wenner by die skou aangewys.
Daar was vyf kategorieë met ‘n brons-, silwer- en goue toekenning in elk.
Die oorhandigingsplegtigheid is deur ongeveer 150 toeroperateurs en prominente rolspelers in die toerismebedryf bygewoon, waaronder Amerika, Afrika en Europa.
Die Besturende Direkteur van die Monument, Sonja Lombard, het die toekenning in Beijing ontvang en is die geleentheid gegee om die afgevaardigdes toe te spreek.
Bykans 50% van alle Sjinese besoekers wat Suid …

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WEN – WEN – WEN

Vertel ons waarom word Moedersdag gevier.
Epos jou antwoord, adres en kontakbesonderhede na edit@thecenturion.co.za
om vir een van die volgende pryse in aanmerking te kom.

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Plaaslike vrou wen Mama Africa 2013 titel

Veronica Neut van Centurion het aan die Mama Africa Beauty Pageant 2013 deelgeneem en met die titel weggestap.
Die kompetisie is spesiaal vir dames met ‘n voller figuur en moes hulle in gewone drag, tradisionele en aandrokke op die verhoog verskyn.

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Making your Mother’s Day special

When searching for gifts for Mother’s Day you have probably looked the usual flowers, chocolates and nice smelling stuff.
What about giving Mother a different gift this year. We have thought about the following:
* Book or get her a gift voucher for a dance lesson
* Take her to the High Tea Concert at the State Theatre or to the Botanical Gardens
* Book a make-over for photographic shoot
* Book a train ticket on the Diamond Express for a train trip to Cullinan.
No or little money – no problem.
* Pick flowers in the …

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Fun day for Ladies at Hirsch’s Centurion

Hirsch’s Centurion’s ladies morning started off with the tango and few other ballroom dancing moves.
With everyone excited to enjoy the rest of the morning, Life Coach Maggie Khunou shared her life story that when she searched the internet she discovered what her real passion was and she is going from strength to strength.
Maggie told the ladies to not be afraid to unleash their potential and that it is more important to show the world who you really are on the inside
Some lovely treats were baked by Minnie and there were …

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Domestic Courses at Hirsch’s Centurion

Hirsch’s Centurion’s monthly free domestic course provides domestic workers with the knowledge and training for their day to day cleaning and the maintenance as well as tips on how to use appliances properly.
With certificate in hand all the attendees leave the store proudly with the knowledge that they will better themselves in their workplaces.
For more information on the courses offered at Hirsch’s Centurion, please contact Linda Levendag on email at linda@hirschs.co.za or telephone 012 621 6300.