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[12 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]

Met die winter nou behoorlik met ons is daar oral ‘n genies, gesnuif en gehoes van almal wat griep en verkoue het.
Probeer maar so gou moontlik genoeg teenmiddels kry en die oumense se raad van hoendersop vir krag en energie …werk wondere!!
Van sop gepraat – The Centurion in samewerking met Hirsch’s Centurion en LemonJack Teater gaan op 16 Julie ‘n Sop-en-Sjerrie dag hou.
Toegang is blikkies of pakkies sop wat aan die mindergegoede bejaardes in Centurion en Olievenhoutbosch uitgedeel gaan word.
Almal word genooi om die dag met ons te deel en …

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Centurion Senior Burger van die Jaar 2013

Justine Rabie is wel bekend in Centurion.
Nie net vanweë haar aktiewe lewenstyl nie, maar ook op grond van haar positiewe lewensfilosofie wat sê: “Moet nooit jou hande terughou teenoor diegene wat swaar kry nie en help sover as wat jy kan!”
Met hierdie filosofie het Justine baie mense gehelp en opgehef.
Jusitne, haar eggenoot Charl en kollega Anita Maartens is vir meer as tien jaar by die Centurion Raad vir Bejaardes betrokke en is die waarde van hulle bydraes onberekenbaar.
Onlangs het Justine haar gewig by die HIV/Vigsprojek in Olienvenhoutbosch ingegooi.
Met haar 70ste …

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Centurion Raad vir Bejaardes kyk dankbaar terug na goeie jaar

Die Centurion Raad vir Bejaardes (CRB) het op 6 Junie 2013 sy 25ste Algemene Jaarvergadering gehou.
Daar is met dankbaarheid teruggekyk na ‘n goeie jaar waartydens baie ouer persone deur middel van die Raad se verskeidenheid dienste gehelp is om goed versorgd in die gemeenskap te woon.
Die voorsitter van die vergadering het gesê dat armoede onder die 80-jariges en ouer, ‘n groot kommer is.
Die gasspreker tydens die geleentheid was Prof Oppel Greeff, Hoof: Departement Farmakologie, Universiteit van Pretoria en die tema was Verantwoordelike Ouderdomsbestuur met besondere verwysing na medisynebestuur.
Tydens die geleentheid …

Community, Competions »

[12 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]
A winter warmer and winner!

Introduce dry beans to your diet if you want to beat the bulge or to maintain your desired weight level.
An added benefit is that dry beans help to slow the ageing process as they are rich in antioxidants.
Old-fashioned Bean Soup
(portions: 4-6)
Ingredients:
500ml cooked beans
1 onion, chopped
10ml oil
125g bacon, chopped
3 potatoes, diced
5ml pepper
1 beef stock cube, dissolved in 1 liter boiling water
2 ml turmeric
250ml cream or milk (optional)
10ml vinegar
Method
1. Fry the onion in the oil until transparent.
2. Add the bacon and fry …

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Three days of adventure

The Wild Expo, one of South Africa’s top outdoor adventure shows with more than 150 exhibitors, is back at the Tshwane Events Centre (Pretoria Show Grounds) from 9 – 11 August 2013.
The Expo offers one of the most complete selections of hunting, angling and outdoor equipment and is a hands-on event where visitors can try new equipment, see informative demonstrations and talk to experts.
Indoor and outdoor bow courses, air rifle courses, laser clay pigeon shooting, casting and angling demonstrations, as well as fun activities for the younger visitors will all …

Centurion Business Forum »

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Pluimpie vir Centurion Sakekamer se bestuur

Gerhard Marais, voorsitter van die Centurion Sakekamer is onlangs ook as voorsitter van die Afrikaanse Handelsinstituut (AHI) Gauteng Streek aangewys en hy dien ook op die AHI Nasionale Bestuur.
Johan Labuschagne, ondervoorsitter en tesourier van die Centurion Sakekamer is ook as tesourier van die AHI Gauteng Streek aangewys.
Namens die Centurion gemeenskap wens ons albei geluk en weet dat die sakelui en gemeenskap by hierdie aanstelllings sal baat.

Centurion Business Forum »

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Centurion Business Forum urged to do business like the Titans

This was the message the guest speaker, Prof Gerhard Ferreira delivered at the June 2013 networking function at SuperSport Park, Centurion. He also spoke on the dynamic interaction and fundamental elements of doing business and that it applies to sport as well as in business.
The CEO, Jacques Faul gave an overview of the history and future of the Titans and Supersport Park. Jacques also informed the audience of the various facilities available and that one of the new incentives is the Stadium Golf that would draw more public to the …

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Ladies and a Guide to Positive Ageing

The cold weather did not stop the ladies attending Hirsch’s monthly Ladies Morning recently.
Guest speaker Dr Hannetjie van Zyl-Edeling gave a short presentation based on her recently published book Over the Hill Moon – A Guide to Positive Ageing.
She discussed how to harness the power of your subconscious mind to realise the life you desire, to know where you are going and that a belief system constitutes the operating system in our subconscious mind.
She explained the difference between wishful thinking and a positive attitude, and the importance of having a …

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Tablet Training at Hirsch’s Centurion

Bradley Young recently visited Hirsch’s Centurion to offer a free Tablet training for their customers.
Bradley did a presentation with step by step training on the features, the different applications and how to download and to implement these functions.
He discussed error messages, what to do when the screen freezes and even demonstrated the settings of the security of tablet to be tracked when lost or stolen.
“It was a very informative morning and many customers enquired about the next training session which will take place in July,” said Hirsch’s PRO, Linda Levendag.
For …

Sport »

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JL Tennis Foundation raised funds on successful golf day

A very successful golf day to support the JL Tennis Foundation was recently held in Midrand.
The foundation run by former Springbok Tennis player, John Laffnie (JL) de Jager and his team develop the future of South African tennis and provide an opportunity for promising 10-18 year olds to develop their talent.
Their vision is combining core values of integrity, discipline passion commitment and accountability.
Big competition and exciting scores between celebrities and other major corporate golfers made for a successful day.
“We were proud to be a part of this great event …