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AiYellow.com Product Presentation

The editor of The Centurion recently attended a product presentation by AiYellow.com at their offices in Midrand.
AiYellow.com is an internet business directory that receives more than 3,9 million visits per week and
For more information or assistance to register for an all-in-one online marketing tool, send a SMS with your name + Centurion to 35620.
Alternatively contact National Director of AiYellow.com, Beata Rossudowski on cellphone 084 606 5211 or email her at beata@aiyellow.com.

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The Lyttelton Community Library is situated on the corner of Cantonment and Unie Avenue Lyttelton.
They pride themselves in rendering the best service possible to all their users.
Membership of the library is free and to join the library you only need a valid ID document and proof of residence.
The library is open Monday-Thursday 09.00-17.00 and Fridays 09:00-14:00 and on alternate Saturdays from 08.30-13.00.
There is a dedicated children’s area where parents can come with their children to search for books and spend quality time together.
Furthermore they offer an excellent collection of fiction, …

Advertorial, Editorial »

[19 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]

Every month we celebrate some awareness of sorts.
November is no different with the two main awareness campaigns being Diabetes and Movember for men’s cancer.
The sooner one is aware of any illness or potential illness, the better the chances for survival or cure and we urge all readers to get to the clinics, hospitals or doctors to have check-up on their health.
Jakarandatyd is mos ook eksamentyd en is die leerders en studente besig met hulle eksamens. Weet net nie wie van of die kinders of hul ouers nog naels gaan oorhê …

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Helpende Hand brei-projek inspireer honderde breiers

Solidariteit Helpende Hand se Gauteng-Suid streek het vanjaar ’n langtermyn breiprojek geloods om sodoende komberse vir behoeftige ouetehuise en kinderhuise in te samel.
Binne drie maande het die Brei-‘n-Blok-projek sό vlamgevat dat 500 breiers van regoor die land nou daaraan deelneem.
Deelname aan die projek behels dat blokke in enige kleur gebrei word, wat later aanmekaar gelas sal word om komberse te maak. Elke kombers bestaan uit 80 blokke.
Sommige dames brei self die hele kombers terwyl ander elke week honderde gebreide blokke aanstuur.
“Die wonderlike ding van hierdie projek is dat …

Community »

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When attitude change to gratitude

Aristotle once said “Excellence is not an act it is a habit.”
Elzien-Lolette (EL) van der Merwe from Centurion has overcome the fear of desperation and her biblical studies helped her to create massive amount of confidence and motivation.
EL recently received her bachelor’s degree in biblical studies from Dr Keith Johnson, a world recognised speaker and president of Destiny College International, Florida, America, at a function in Midrand.
She now has a sound foundation for the seminars she will be presenting in 2015 covering aspects on confidence, excellence and the impact you …

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Hirsch’s Silverlakes opened their doors

Hirsch’s are the biggest independently owned appliance retailer in Southern Africa.
This family run business have watched their company grow from a R900 business in a tiny showroom in Umhlanga Rocks, Durban, to the current mega appliance store that turned over R1 billion.
Branches are spread throughout Gauteng, Cape Town and KZN with eleven branches, four concept stores and a separate air-conditioning repair business.
The new Hirsch’s Silverlakes store boasting a massive 3,000 square meter with a 1,500 square meter warehouse has recently opened in Pretoria East.
CEO Allan Hirsch expects Silverlakes to be …

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Hirsch’s Centurion’s Domestic Training Course

As part of their social responsibility programme, Hirsch’s Centurion recently held a free training course for Domestic Workers in the community.
The morning started with an introduction to the different cleaning products available and the benefits of using the correct cleaning materials for specific surfaces.
The ladies were then taken through the store where the cleaning of the different appliances, bedding, TV’s and the different fabrics on furniture were explained.
The ladies were very excited to receive their certificates of completion and Christian Ras, Hirsch’s Centurion’s PRO handed each of them a sample …

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Hirsch’s Centurion supports Cornwall Hill College Carnival

The Cornwall Hill College Carnival, held recently, consisted of carnival rides, talent shows and the College’s very own Masterchef competition.
Hirsch’s Centurion joined the exhibition and assisted in the prize-giving with the sponsorship of cookbooks as well as a stove.
Judging the competition were Deena Naidoo, the winner of 2012 MasterChef South Africa and Chefs Jovan and Daniel from a local cooking school.
They all expressed their surprise at the level of talent and presentation from the contestants.

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Hirsch’s Centurion contributes to World Food Day

World Food Day provides an occasion to highlight the plight of 842 million undernourished people around the world.
Hirsch’s Centurion made their contribution to Hoërskool Uitsig with lunch packs for underprivileged children at the school.

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Peri peri Prawns

by Bronwin Manicum
Ingredients:
2kg prawns (deveined – with shell) 3 tablespoons braai sauce
1kg tomatoes 2 teaspoons red chilli powder
12 pods of garlic 2 teaspoons crushed chilli powder
1 cup tomato sauce 2 teaspoons peri peri powder
1 tin (410g) tomato puree 2 teaspoons Worcester sauce
½ teaspoon crushed black pepper ½ teaspoon cinnamon powder
3 tablespoons chilli sauce ½ cup lemon juice
4 teaspoons HP sauce 125g butter
Method
1. Liquidize tomatoes and garlic together until well blended and smooth, place this mixture in a pot and add tomato puree, allow to boil for 10 minutes.
2. Remove pot from heat and add spices, …