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[14 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]

BAIE DANKIE – THANK YOU
Vyf jaar gelede het ek voor ‘n kruispad te staan gekom. My werksomstandighede het verander en moes ek besluit of ek ‘n ander werk gaan soek en of ek self iets moet doen.
Na lang betragting en stiltetye het dit duidelik vir my geword.
Al die ondervinding wat ek sedert die begin van my werksloopbaan in 1969 opgedoen het, was God se plan om my op te lei vir die taak wat voor my lê – my eie koerant!
Hierdie maand kyk ek terug oor die vyf jaar en …

Editorial »

[14 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
MET LEEDWESE

Die Redakteur en personeel van The Centurion het met leedwese kennis geneem van die skielike afsterwe van Gerrie Botha op 7 Februarie 2014.
Ons en ons lesers se innige simpatie word aan sy lewensmaat, Leanne Odendaal en hul familie en vriende oorgedra en bid hulle sterkte in hierdie moeilike tyd toe.
Gerrie en sy span het elke maand gesorg dat van die lesers hul uitgawe van die koerant by hul huise ontvang.
Hy sal altyd onthou word vir sy vriendelikheid, hulpvaardigheid en die goeie gesindheid waarmee hy sy taak verrig het.

Community »

[14 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
Celebrating libraries in 20 years of democracy

South African Library Week (SALW) 2014 will be celebrated from 17-23 March 2014 with the theme Celebrating libraries in 20 years of democracy: check in @ your library
In 2014 South Africa celebrates 20 years of democracy and this theme serves as an opportunity to focus attention on celebrating the role of libraries in strengthening South African democracy.
Libraries are desired spaces for connecting people to each other, learning resources, communities, government, the world and the environment.
This theme also speaks to Social media which is widely used by libraries globally for marketing, …

Centurion Business Forum »

[14 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
Centurion Sakekamer vier Valentynsdag met netwerkfunksie

Die Centurion Sakekamer het hul netwerkfunksie op 12 Februarie 2014 by LemonJack Teater gehou en Theo Vorster, tans die Hoofuitvoerende Beampte by Galileo Capital was die gasspreker. Theo het ook sy boek aan die lede beskikbaar gestel.

Community »

[14 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
Getting fit for better service

The Hirsch’s Centurion staff is busy with their fitness routine before opening time. They will be doing exercises twice a week and their aim is to get fit and be of better service to their clients.

Centurion Business Forum, Community »

[14 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
Sound business advice to grow your business

Well-known Head of Advisory Services at Efficient Advise and financial advisor on the television program Ontbytsake, Willem Basson, was the guest speaker at Hirsch’s Business Network function in February 2014.
The topic of discussion was “Becoming a Category of One”.
He explained three important rules in running a business successfully.
The first rule is to connect with the right people and define companies.
The second rule is to go the extra mile and not just to do your job.
Rule number three is to get to know more about your customers and to know them …

Community »

[14 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
Stylish Boutique after 32 years still a favourite

Retha’s Boutique was opened in 1982 by Retha van den berg in the Wierda Park Shopping Centre by.
The Boutique was taken over in 2007 by Inge Grobler and is still a big favourite for many!
Classic clothes under well-known international and local labels such as Pringle of Scotland, Polo, Sirocco, Jenja, SIES!isabelle, Cheryl Arthur and Radeen Fashions are stocked.
Clients travel from as far afield as Rustenburg, Sasolburg and Oudtshoorn to support the Boutique where they know Inge always has their best interest at heart.
Inge is very passionate about her clients and …

Community »

[14 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
How cool is this?

Alan Hirsch (CEO: Hirsch’s) and Pieter Bezuidenhout (PRO: Hirsch’s Centurion) with a showstopper fridge available from Hirsch’s.

Community »

[14 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]

“A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.”
- Nelson Mandela
The Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) Southern Africa calls on all employed South Africans to volunteer in communities during Employee Volunteer Week that will take place during 10 – 14 March 2014.
CAFSA’s ultimate aim is to strengthen the work of the non-profit sector.
While monetary contributions are vital to the sustainability of non-profit organisations (NPOs) there is also a huge need for in-kind resources and skills transfer.
CAF Southern Africa works to match the community involvement aspirations of companies and …

Community »

[14 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
Waka your way to a treat

Nichelle Steyn
Centurion residents don’t have to drive far to treat themselves to a delicious soft-serve frozen yogurt as Wakaberry recently opened their doors at the Southdowns Shopping centre in Irene.
This is the first Wakaberry store in Centurion and the third in Gauteng.
Wakaberry is a unique and interactive self-service, soft-serve frozen yoghurt bar; established in Durban that offer only the best – a 100% real frozen yoghurt which is low in fat content.
The flavours vary from store to store, but customers can expect a wide variety including classics like strawberry, vanilla, …