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Easter cheer at Thembalami Care Centre

EASTER 2015 (640x433)‘Bunnies’ Val Bartram and Sue van der Neut – Inyoni Creek retirement village residents and members of the humanitarian group Inyoni Angels – were part of the contingent of Angels who visited Thembalami Care Centre on April 1, to bring some Easter cheers to residents. Both Thembalami and Inyoni Creek are owned by NPO Rand Aid Association, and the Angels have opened their hearts to the care centre residents, regularly hosting special events for them. Val and Sue are pictured with Elize Raath, Thembalami’s manager. The residents were each given six Easter eggs by the very generous bunnies.  Continue reading Easter cheer at Thembalami Care Centre

A handy communication tool for Cashbuild’s employees

CashbuildIn addition to using a traditional promotional flyer to distribute in-store, Ogilvy@Cashbuild, a retail division of Ogilvy which handles all of Cashbuild’s retail and consumer communication, selected a pocket-sized Z-CARD® for Cashbuild to hand out to its employees to use as a dynamic tool to assist customers with all of their DIY needs. Continue reading A handy communication tool for Cashbuild’s employees

Tarentaal renovations

painter1 (360x640)Tarentaal retirement village in Lyndhurst is being spruced up! Run by Rand Aid Association, the village offers affordable rental accommodation to 316 residents. Set in spacious and secure grounds with generous garden areas, Tarentaal is enjoying a loving dose of attention, with the housing units being repainted, new gutters being erected, road markings and railings repainted, and the hall, pub, clinic, podiatry unit and other amenities also benefiting from a new coat of paint. Continue reading Tarentaal renovations

Thornhill Manor Garden Club

P1130625 (640x480)Started six years ago by resident Wendy Hunt, the Thornhill Manor Garden Club is blooming. With over 30 members today, the group meets on a monthly basis to share gardening tips and anecdotes. At the March 20 meeting, Trevyn Riekert of the Garden Shop chatted to the club members about fuschias, which are popular in pots and baskets. With the Modderfontein-based Rand Aid retirement village boasting landscaped gardens and beautiful water features, the garden club members are never short of inspiration. Pictured are chairwoman Wendy Hunt and Dawn Burls with the beautiful Proteas that were grown by Dawn and raffled off at the meeting.