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[8 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
Free Wi-Fi to Empower the Community

With the use of technology to empower its community and the introduction of eTshwane, smart meters and now free Wi-Fi connectivity, Tshwane residents have much to celebrate.
The City’s free Wi-Fi initiative recently went live at Church Square.
The roll-out of free internet connectivity across Tshwane is part of the Tshwane Vision 2055’s smart city initiative of becoming a resilient, inclusive and liveable city.
The launch marks the completion of phase one of the roll-out plan, which will provide fully managed free internet zones to residents of the city.
Executive Mayor of Tshwane, …

Editorial »

[8 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]

And so we came to the end of yet another year! I hope you have achieved all or more than what you set your goals at the beginning of 2013?
I wish to thank all the advertisers, readers, co-workers, John Lemmon, Anton Salverda, Nichelle Steyn, Twanette Swanepoel, Adrian Rogers, Juanuette Nel, other staff as well as all the business acquaintances for the support you gave The Centurion throughout the year.
I also wish to thank the management and members of the Centurion Business Forum and the South Africa Council for Business Women …

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[8 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
Voorsitter van die Centurion Sakekamer se vooruitsig vir 2014

Die Centurion Sakekamer gaan in 2014 voortbou op die suksesse wat bereik is gedurende 2014.
Dit is ons visie om ‘n sterk platvorm daar te stel vir dinamiese besigheidsinteraksie om groei te ondersteun.
In 2014 wil ons fokus op drie aspekte om ons visie en doelwitte te bereik.
Fokus op behoeftes van ons lede om ‘n waardevolle ervaring in die Sakekamer te beleef, om ons invloed in die plaaslike en groter regering te laat geld en om ‘n bydrae in ons gemeenskap, plaaslik en nasionaal te versterk deur ontwikkeling.
Die Centurion Sakekamer se …

Editorial »

[8 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
Cent-pen

The Centurion even travels overseas and we received the following response:
Dear mr. Lemmon
My brother, living in Lyttelton and author of the skaak rubriek in The Centurion, is these days visiting me in Delft, Netherlands. He gave me a copy of The Centurion November 2013, in which I have read your article about classic cars.
I remember the Packard and the Panhard very well. In our country the type, as shown on the other pictures, were used for funerals. They were also equipped with a Perkins diesel to be used as taxis. …

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[8 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
CAA year ended on a high note

The Centurion Accommodation Association (CAA) recently held their year-end function at LemonJack Theatre, Studio & Guesthouse.
Christel van Heerden is the owner and she is also the newly elected chairperson for the CAA.
Kevin Leo entertained the guests before a lovely light lunch was served.

Centurion Business Forum »

[8 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
Oud-Voorsitters kuier saam

In samewerking met Acctech, CCBC en die Centurion Sakekamer is daar onlangs ‘n ontbyt vir oud-voorsitters gehou.
Theo Voster het ook ‘n kopie van sy nuutste boek aan elke gas oorhandig.
Die oudste voorsitter teenwoordig was mnr Smit van Rooy wat tans 91 jaar oud is.

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[8 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
W&G Team treated residents at Irene Homes

Ronnie Magic, owner of the Print Factory and the W&G Team decided to combine the celebration of her birthday with the International Day for Persons with Disabilities and treated the residents at Irene Homes with her W&G Dog show.
With donations by herself and some of her friends, she then handed goody bags to the residents and staff.

Arts & Culture »

[8 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
Where Miracles Happen

Pastor Wessel du Bruyn is a young vibrant minister based in Midrand and he travels around the world with the healing power of God.
Pastor du Bruyn is married to Eileen and they both are the senior pastors of Miracle Christian Centre, Midrand, a non-denominational church where the power and presence of God moves in a mighty way.
Their mission is to see lives changed by the uncompromising Gospel of Jesus Christ and to let people experience the tangible presence of God.
People has lost weight supernaturally in the services, steel rods …

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[8 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
Christmas comes early for Centurion Hospice

Nichelle Steyn
Centurion Hospice celebrated the end of the year on 30 November 2013 with a Christmas market on their premises.
Visitors to the market were entertained by 15 young singers from Respiro studios entertained the crowd.
There were interesting food stalls and various products on sale.
The event was also supported by the Centurion Streetrod Club showcasing some of their vintage cars.

Centurion Business Forum »

[8 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
Olievenhoutbosch Business Forum launched

After months of organising, Xoli Maleko, management member of the Centurion Business Forum recently launched the Olievenhoutbosch Business Forum (OBF).
The OBF will function as a division of the Centurion Business Forum to accommodate the emerging businesses in Olievenhoutbosch.
Bishop Mopereo did the opening prayer and guest speakers included Gerhard Marais, Yusuf Abramjee, Stephen Miller and Councillor Aaron Maluleka.
Gary Ferreira, management member of the Centurion Business Forum, handed certificates to members.