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  • 31 October 2020 - On the 31st of October, it's the CANSA Breast Cancer Awareness Run nationwide.  It's a virtual run so everyone anywhere can enter.  The local communities all over South Africa will aim to run together as a group to support each other and raise awareness towards this cause. With this event, they strive to raise funds to support a fellow Running Raspberry member, Reta Claasens, who is currently battling breast cancer, as well as raise funds towards the CANSA association. Through this initiative, they aim to inform the public of ways to prevent cancer, the early signs of cancer and of how many people have battled and overcame cancer.  For all the details of this event and to see how you can get involved, visit the FB page: "CANSA Breast Cancer Awareness Run" 

  • 1 November 2020 - Kom luister 9:00 na Cathy Viljoen 1 November 2020 by die Lighuis Gemeenskapskerk gelee te Langrandweg Sonlandpark Vereeniging. Toegang R50.00 per persoon (beperkte sitplekke beskikbaar). Whatsapp 073 358 0470 vir besprekings.  

  • 7 November 2020 - Kom stap saam met ons die Heidelberg koppie uit tot bo by die kruis in herdenking en lof van Jesus se kruisiging. Begin stap enige tyd tussen 9h00 en 13h00. Vervoer tot bo op die koppie sal ook beskikbaar wees, daar sal ook verversings te koop wees. Aanbidding word gelei deur Johan Anker, Judith Kia en Zack Booysen. Gratis toegang.

  • 17 November 2020 - We have a Succulent and Farmers Market on the 14 November 2020 it is a community effort we have 6 succulent sellers ,home made arts and crafts and lots of food stalls their will be a collection of dog food for a dog shelter. This is a event from the people to the people. Takes place 72 Roodia next to Paint ball bunnies. Thea van der Merwe 083 6122354

  • 19 December 2020 - On the 19th of December 2020, it's the annual Mekayla Memorial Christmas Street Party for the Leeuhof Children where, in the past, up to 500 less-fortunate children received gifts, food, cold drinks and enjoyed a day filled with treats and fun.  If you want to make a donation towards this event, be it cash or goods or just find out more, contact Anne-Marie Slabbers on 082 492 9172.  

  • With the COVID-19 outbreak, LifeLine Vaal wants to remind the Vaal that despite the lockdown, LifeLine is always there for the community.  Their telephone service will be operating 24/7.  Their number is: 016 428 1640.

  • The South African National Blood Service is urgently calling eligible donors to donate blood.  The appeal is particularly to new young blood donors and blood Group O donors because anyone can receive Group O blood.  Mobile blood drives are taking place around the country.  It is only possible to meet the demand with the help of committed donors.  Visit www.sanbs.org.za or contact 0800 11 9031 to find out where you can donate blood. Your blood saves lives.

  • Nothing is more important to the SANBS than saving lives and the youth is perfect to partner with us in saving even more.  As you may know, we currently have less than three days’ blood supply and urgently need to increase our stocks.  It’s up to us to get the ball rolling.  Ask young people around you between the ages of 16 and 35 to donate blood and help us get the word out by sharing #YoungBlood hashtag on social media.

  • Khairos Privaatskool se leerders wil U benader om deel te wees van ons omgee projek. 
    Hiermee vra ons U hulp om ander ongelukkige en minder bevoorregte gesiggies gelukkig te maak. Met donasies en skenkings wil ons,ons maatskaplike verantwoordelikheid na kom.
    Met U hulp wil ons graag "Lochvaal Emfuleni Welfare and Family Care, Shelter and Development Center" help met hulle behoeftes. Ouderdomme tussen 4 maande en 18 jaar. Vir enige Besighede wat belangstel die Shelter is NPO geregistreerd en sal enige skenkings of donasies welkom wees. 
    Ons benodig: Baba produkte (veral melk,klere en doeke), Voedsel (broodsmere,groente,mieliemeel,nie-bederfbare  voedsel), Toilet ware (toiletpapier,shampoo en seep), Skoonmaakmiddels, Ou klere en speelgoed, Ou beddegoed. Kontak Sanet 082 562 2371, Adress van aflewerings , Khairos Privaatskool, Senator Rood Str 56 Duncanville​

  • Three Rivers Al Anon meeting is on Tuesday nights, 7pm at Three Rivers Methodist Church, 54 Kowie Street. Safe parking and gated entrance. For any inquiries or information you can call/whatsapp/sms 076 092 6044. IF YOU HAVE A PROBLEM WITH SOMEONES DRINKING IN YOUR LIFE THIS IS THE PLACE FOR YOU

  • SANBS - Only 1 % of the population donate blood, yet every 29 seconds a patient receives a blood transfusion.  The South African National Blood service is urging all donors to donate blood at Vaalgate donor centre and River Square donor Centre, Monday to Friday 10am to 6pm.  On Saturdays at River Square donor centre, donate from 9am to 2pm and at Vaalgate from 8am until 1pm.  With every donation, you’ll receive free Nespresso. ​​

  • A new Park Run in the Vaal, starts Saturday the 9th March, at 8am - at Phoenix Trim Park (opposite the Riverside Blvd Shopping Centre, in Vanderbijlpark). All are welcome!  As usual the Gym in the Park will still be on at 8am at Phoenix Trim Park – so families will now have a nice option of either choosing to walk or run the official Park Run or to indulge in the Gym in the Park. The Head Office of Park Run will be there to open this brand new Park Run – and to officiate over the standards, as per all Park Runs.

  • There is no cost for these healthy family treats – everyone is welcome to join in!For more information or if you would like to be part of working group administering the Park Run, please contact Marcelle de Pierres on 084 407 9370 or email info@ward5emfuleni.co.za.

  • Alcoholics Anonymous: - Meetings every Thursday at 19:30 at Medi Clinic Hospital, Cnr Hofmeyer Ave & Joubert Street, Vereeniging. For more information on your nearest location, contact 081 795 6577

  • Gift 2 hear: - If you have any old hearing aids that you would like to donate please SMS Tamra Luck on 083-633-4927 from Gift 2 Hear for collection, to donate to under privileged children that are born deaf or are hearing impaired.

  • Meals on Wheels: - Meals on Wheels offer meals to worthy cases.  To order contact 079-965-8610.

  • Huis Prinscilla: - Accommodation for terminal, impede or bedridden patients with 24 hr care.  Contact 083-479-2656 for more information.

  • First Tuesday of each month: - The Rainbow Nation Toastmaster club meetings at The Koffie Shoppie, corner Senator Marks and Joubert street, Vereeniging. From 19h00 – 21h45. Contact Beth Thomas 072 437 5636 for more information.

  • Every Saturday: - Farmers Market in the park at Magic Gardens from 09:00 – 14:00. Contact 016 428 1116 for more information...

  • Heidelberg Besigheidskamer se website www.heidelbergchamber.org. Gaan lys asb jou besigheid en raak deel van Heidelberg. Julle kan vir Nicol skakel op 083 704 2989.

  • Jessica’s Wall of Life Kunsprojek. Ons soek hulp van al ons kreatiewe vriendinne! Ons benodig wol, material, gare, knope, zips, garing – alle benodighede om mooi handsakke en ander bykomstighede, mee te maak.  Kontak 083 707 6547 vir meer inligting.

  • If you are a crafter and interested in renting a space at the Hospice shop in Golf Park please call the office 0164281410, we are hoping to fill the shop with various forms of art work from paintings to jewellery, beautiful objects and unusual items, allocated space at R400.00 per month, initial time frame of 3 months - decorate your allocation as you would like within keeping of the intention of the shop and help our Hospice continue to care for patients in the area.

  • “Want to enjoy a pleasant morning walk (every Wednesday), where you can push your baby in a stroller, meet up with your girlfriends to burn off calories, or get some exercise while you enjoy socialising and catching up at the same time? Well this weekly fun walk is on every Wednesday at 8am at Phoenix Trim Park (opposite Riverside Shopping Centre).   Meet up in the Park’s car park at 8am and start the walk, the route is planned along the circumference of the lovely park, which is looking quite beautiful after all the rain.  There is no charge for this healthy exercise treat! For more information contact Kim Grobbelaar.  kimheather.grobbelaar@gmail.com. Proudly Ward 5.”