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.

PocketMedia® powers ahead through innovation

Power & Electricity World AfricaWith South Africa focused on finding solutions to its short- and long-term energy challenges, the 18th Annual Power and Electricity World Africa from 24 – 25 March 2015 is an important one on our business calendar. Continue reading PocketMedia® powers ahead through innovation

Thornhill Manor Probus Induction Dinner

probusThe Thornhill Manor Probus Club held its Induction Dinner on March 17 at the Rand Aid Association retirement village in Modderfontein. Seventy-six members enjoyed a delicious meal and a chance to interact with their peers, all former captains of industry, professionals and businessmen. Entertaining Robbie Vermont, himself a resident of Thornhill Manor, was MC and special guest was Rotary Edenvale President Pam Kemp. The 2015 President is Desmond Edgar, who was overseas on the night. Vice President is Bob Davies, Secretary Edna Magua, Treasurer Don Gaynam, while Enid Dixon and Jenny Brownson are committee members.  Pictured are Frayne Mathijs and Jen Cruickshank, who assisted in the running of the evening; Pam and Archie Kemp and Esme Erasmus (Thornhill Manor Manager).


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