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[13 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]
Show your support – shave, spray or donate for CANSA

For the past ten years people from all walks of life have been getting involved in showing solidarity and support for cancer survivors by shaving, spraying or donating their ponytails for the annual Cansa Shavathon.
This year corporates, schools and organisations have the opportunity to host their own Shavathon from 24 to 28 February 2014 while Shavathon events will happen at shopping centres on Saturday 1 March 2014.
The cost to shave, spray or donate a ponytail is R50 for adults and R25 for children under 12 years old.
But why shave or …

Editorial »

[13 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]
Flash Floods in Centurion

After a heavy downpour of rain in the early hours of the morning, water accumulated and the between 11h00 and 15h00 on 5 February 2014 the Hennops River rushed through Centruion flooding bridges, streets and homes in its path.
Emergency staff had to rescue a man and his three dogs under the bridge at End Street another man at Lenchen Street and someone from the roof of his car that got caught in the rushing water.
People are warned of the dangers to cross any bridges or roads by foot or by …

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[13 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]
from the Editor

HAPPY VALENTINE’s MONTH
Dit is die maand van liefde en ons wens al ons lesers, adverteerders, kollegas en vriende gaan ‘n wonderlike maand vol liefde beleef.
Stuur vir ons julle foto’s van hoe julle die spesiale Valentynsdag gevier het en ons deel dit graag met ander.
Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we could make every month of the year a month of love and respect for one another!
Volgende maand vier The Centurion ons vyfde verjaarsdag en ons gaan dit met ‘n spesiale konsert vier. BESPREEK vandag nog jou plek …

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[13 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan invites South Africans to send their tips on what they would like to see in the country’s budget.
The Budget Tips is an on-going campaign to garner citizens’ views on economic matters.
The public is encouraged to send through tips on matters relating to tax, how government can improve public finance management, boost economic growth and address unemployment.
Tips can be sent via the website www.treasury.gov.za or it can be fax to 012 315 5126 on Pravin Gordhan’s facebook fan page/National Treasury South Africa.
The Tips can also be posted …

Community »

[13 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]

Centurion is a business hub in South Africa and yet it remains poverty stricken.
Perpetual social programmes has often attracted donor funding from different organisations.
By deploying proper management of this social funding we can create a better and safer future for all.
Feed a Child is pioneering the development and deployment of innovative solutions to ensure project and programme delivery to community based organisations and to donors alike.
Businesses are called to participation in the Centurion Prosperity Forum.
By combining efforts it will ensure a better future for all that reside and work in …

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[13 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]
Undercover Farming Expo & Conference a must for intensive farmers

The third Undercover Farming Expo & Conference will be held at the Saint George Hotel Events Centre near Pretoria from 4 to 6 March 2014.
Johan Swiegers, organiser of the expo, says the past two events proved that food producers are showing keen interest in intensive agriculture.
Greenhouse, tunnel, shade-net and hydroponic farming – collectively known as undercover farming – is gaining in popularity amongst producers.
These methods of farming enjoy the benefit of being completely under a cover that protects the likes of crops from natural elements.
Exhibitor feedback showed that good business …

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[13 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]
BNI Gauteng celebrates International Networking Week 2014

BNI provides a positive, supportive, and structured environment to exchange quality business referrals and is the largest business networking organization in the world.
They offer members the opportunity to share ideas, contacts and most importantly, business referrals.
Last year members of BNI passed thousands of referrals, which generated over 4 billion dollars’ worth of business.
In South Africa the 107 Chapters with 2,445 members referred R454m business deals during 2012. The Gauteng BNI Chapters showed the largest growth and referred R31m during the last year.
The International Networking Week has been held since 2007 …

Competions »

[13 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]
WIN – WIN – WIN

Two lucky readers could win one of two business books kindly donated by the authors, Sandy Geyer and Paul du Preez
Path of the Lion. Build your EnQ. Build your Business
by Sandy Geyer
Sound business knowledge is not enough for a successful entrepreneurship.
Sandy Geyer has combined her skills with her experiences in her own journey as an entrepreneur to create an entertaining, enlightening and challenging training process for entrepreneurs at all levels to develop their Entrepreneurial Intelligence (EnQ).
Secrets to Obtain Your MBA (Massive Bank Account)
by Paul du Preez
Vision brings Provision. To see …

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[13 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]
Employment Tax Incentive discussed

A successful business networking function at Hirsch’s Centurion was attended by more than fifty people representing various businesses.
Helgaard Raubenheimer, business consultant at The Tax Shop Centurion, presented an informative talk on the new Employment Tax Incentive Bill, 2013.
After the presentation, numerous questions were answered by Helgaard.
Everyone also had the opportunity to introduce themselves and their businesses.
A lucky draw took place and various prizes donated by some of the businesses, were handed to excited recipients.
The networking opportunity while enjoying refreshments provided by Hirsch’s friendly staff was enjoyed by all.

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[13 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]
Radiostasie en Hirsch’s Centurion deel koerante en CD’s uit

Riaan Grobler van die radiostasie GrootFM (links) en Stephan Geldenhuys van Hirsch’s Centurion (heelregs) verras motoriste Vrydagoggende met ‘n oggendkoerant en ‘n CD as deel van hul bemarkingsplan.