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from the Editor

It always amazes me how fast time goes by. It is already December and it is like yesterday we celebrated New Year 2012.
Well! I hope you had as much fun despite the everyday stresses, as I did and that you have reached or exceeded your expectations.
Ek wil graag baie dankie sê aan al ons adverteerders, ondersteuners, medewerkers, personeel, ou en nuwe virende, vir julle aandeel om die jaar 2012 vir The Centurion spesiaal te maak.
Ere ook aan ons Hemelse Vader wat ons die genade en krag gegee het om te …

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Gewilde akteur by ATKV Centurion se Toppresteerdersfunksie

Die gewilde akteur, Deon Coetzee, was ‘n spesiale gas by die ATKV Centurion  se toekennings aan Centurion Hoërskole se toppresteerders op 21 November 2012.12.02Deon het die sertifikate aan die toppresteerders in die afdeling sport oorhandig.
ATKV Centurion sangers en musikante en ook tydens die geleentheid opgetree.

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Dertiende W.A. Landman Gedenklesing fokus op inligtingstegnologie en etiek

Die ATKV Centurion se dertiende W.A. Gedenklesing is op 18 November 2012 deur die ATKV Centurion aangebied.
Dr. Anke Brand, voorsitter van ATKV Centurion Gespreksforum was vanjaar die gasspreker.
Sy het vroeёr vanjaar ’n Doktorsgraad in Teologie (Cum Laude) aan die St. Clements Universiteit in Switserland behaal.
Sy het navorsing oor alle vorme van verslawing (ook die Internet), voorkoming, moontlike gevolge/nawerking/nadraai en terapie vanuit die toepassing van bepaalde norme en waardes gedoen.
Die referaat is op die webwerwe www.tak.co.za en www.landmanwa.co.za beskikbaar.

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The Job Club Business Plan competition 2012

The Job Club, an NGO involved in enterprise development and upliftment programmes in disadvantaged communities and on student campuses, held a successful business plan competition for young people under the age of 35.
The Job Club hosted the second youth business plan competition in October 2012 which was a great opportunity to find out what young people are doing in order to create their own jobs and to identify the champions who are going to go far.
With support from SA Council for Businesswomen and other organisations, they selected the top three …

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Reading group reaps rewards

The Irene Community Library recently handed over parcels to eighteen of the Irene Middle School children in recognition of their dedication to a reading group that the library established two years ago.
The reading group was started by Mildred Khoza, a staff member at the library, creating a calm environment for children to practice reading aloud without the pressure that is sometimes felt in the classroom.
The group began with five children, but grew rapidly as the children waiting for their transportation home in the afternoon joined in the fun.
The children gather …

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AfriForum Jeug het op 25 November 2012 ʼn geskiedenistoer vir jongmense geloods waar gekose leiers van regoor die land die geleentheid gegun word om museums, erfenisgebiede en gebiede waar oorlogveldslae plaasgevind het, te besoek wat relevant tot die Afrikaner se geskiedenis is.
Daar is 26 jong leiers van die Universiteit van Pretoria, Stellenbosch Universiteit, Noordwes Universiteit en die Universiteit van die Vrystaat gekies.
Tydens die toer word daar ondermeer besoek afgelê aan die Voortrekkermonument, die Jan Smuts-huis, die Kruger-huis, die slag van Vegkop, die slag van Majuba, die erfenisgebied van Piet Retief, …

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2012 Winner wears her crown of humility

Nichelle Steyn
Elize Ferero, the winner of the 2012 Mrs Modern World beauty pageant, will strive to make a difference in her year of reign.
She was crowned during a gala event held at Stone Cradle, early in November. Elize is a wife, mother and business woman who proclaims that her role as servant of God is the most important.
Mrs Modern Woman is a pageant for married Christian woman between the ages of 25 and 50.
The 17 finalists for this year’s competition had to prove that they see themselves as role models …

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SPCA Appeals for donations of dry dog food

The Tshwane SPCA is requesting the public to donate dry dog food.
As we are now entering into the “silly season” when people abandon their animals and over December/January they need approximately 12 tons of dry dog food for their three branches at Centurion, Waltloo and Kungwini.
They have on average 500 dogs in their care on any day that consume on average 500 grams of food per day.   
That is 200 kilograms of dog food per day which would cost over R60,000 a month.         “We rely totally on the public for support …

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Rescue Heroes calendar 2013 now available

Canine Zone for Cesar’s Way magazine has created a beautiful 2013 calendar in order to raise funds for four animal shelters in South Africa.            
This beautiful calendar features all the hero dogs that have been highlighted in Cesar’s Way magazine in 2012.
The calendar costs only R120 and 50% of all profits raised from the calendar sales are in aid of Hartebeespoort Animal Welfare (HAWs), The Underdogs Rehabilitation (JHB), Save-A-Pet (Port Elizabeth) and Animal Action Dog Rescue (KZN).
A fun day was held at Goldfields Kennel Grounds in Bedfordview to raise additional …

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HospiVision Golf Day a huge success

The annual Forever/HospiVision Golf day in November 2012, hit the R1 million mark when esteemed sport icons such as Naas Botha and other celebrities played a round of golf in aid of HospiVision.
Finalists and directors from Mrs. United Nations and young and upcoming South African artist Liza Brönner also supported the day.
HospiVision is a non-profit organisation that looks after the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of those less fortunate.
HospiVision also assist with trauma counseling and presents workshops and training to companies in order to assist staff during such difficult times.
For …