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Die burgerregte-organisasie AfriForum se aktiewe ledetal het onlangs die 150 000-kerf verbygesteek.
Die ledetal het in Januarie 2010 op 8 000 gestaan.
Volgens Kallie Kriel, uitvoerende hoof van AfriForum, beteken die sterk groei in ledetal dat AfriForum daartoe in staat is om ʼn nuwe fase te betree om meer veldtogte en aksies op nasionale vlak aan te pak en ook om die organisasie se selfdoen-aksies in plaaslike gemeenskappe uit te brei.
Kallie bedank die lede wat trots kan wees op hulle eie rol in die suksesse van Afriforum aangesien die veldtogte deur lede …

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Neighbourhood Marketing Guru launch book in Centurion

South African restaurateur and marketing guru Basil O’Hagan has in August 2015 published a book of practical neighbourhood marketing tips geared to helping stores and small businesses attract customers, drive sales and boost profits.
The book, 415 Action-Packed Neighbourhood Marketing Tips is the first book focused on neighbourhood marketing aimed squarely at South African business.
Basil O’Hagan is best known as the founder of well-known South African restaurant chains O’Hagan’s Pub & Grill and later The Brazen Head Authentic Irish Restaurants and Pubs.
“Throughout my career, I’ve been a firm believer in the …

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Domestics learning to cook

The second Hirsch’s Domestic Cooking Course was held at Centurion recently and the turnout of participants who attended was a good indication of the success of the course.
The aim of this interactive course is to teach Domestic Workers to prepare economical, fast and easy meals.
Each participant is furnished with a Certificate of Completion at the end of the course, as well as the recipes of the meals prepared.
The meals that were prepared included Savoury Egg Muffins; Easy Tuna Tart; Chicken Stroganoff; Curry for Beginners and Banana Pancakes.
Afterwards the participants enjoyed …

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Shirley shines in the home

Hirsch’s Centurion together with some of their suppliers recently hosted their monthly Domestic Workers course, where Domestics are taught tips and tricks for cleaning as well as appliance maintenance.
Naomi Durham, branch manager from the Bedroom Boutique at Hirsch’s Centurion, demonstrated the proper use of mattress protectors and spoke on proper mattress care. Staff in the Spares and Service department demonstrated the various cleaning materials available at the store.
All the participants received a Certificate of Completion after the course.
The highlight of this course is the announcement of the Domestic Worker of …

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Finalists at Hirsch’s ladies morning announced

The October 2015 Ladies morning at Hirsch’s Centurion was an outstanding event.
Sonja Smith, founder of the Sonja Smith Elite Funeral Group was announced as the Margaret Hirsch Woman in Business Achiever finalist for October 2015.
Sonja is regarded as a leading role player in her field. She is also the chairperson of the Centurion Toastmasters and is a regular speaker on radio and television.
The finalist for September 2015, Karen de Villiers, also received her award at this event.
Karen is a qualified accountant with more than 10 years in the field. …