COMMUNITY INFORMATION NETWORK
# Growthpoint Properties which owns Constantia Village, is appealing to shoppers to donate new or used children’s books suitable for primary school pupils. The collection boxes are inside the shopping centres and will remain there until International Literacy Day, Wednesday September when they will be collected and distributed to participating schools. Call Mark Jonker on 083 409 34 36 or visit www.growsmart.org.za
# Register your school for the JSE/Liberty Challenge and win prizes. Trade in a fun, risk-free environment. There is space for 200 teams. Log on www.schools.jse.co.za or on Facebook to register. The competion for Grades 8 to 12 runs until September.
# The Homeless People’s Sanctuary (Hopes) in Retreat invites everyone in the Greater Retreat area to the Retreat community centre on the corner of Cradock Road and Concert Boulevard for a free computer course for unemployed youths and matriculants offered from Tuesday to Thursday, from 9am to noon. Homeless and unemployed people are invited to a free skills course that includes basic sewing, fabric painting and soap and candle-marking. Call Hopes at 021 702 04 62 to book or for details.
# The stamp collector’s fair for the greater Cape Town area will be held on Saturday August 7, from 9am to 12:30pm at the public library hall on the corner of Oxford and Koeberg Road, Durbanville, Entry is free. Call Ken Joseph at 072 597 12 87 or Robert Harm at 082 925 71 03 for more information.
# The deadline for the annual Grandwest Blisters for Bread Walk in aid of the Peninsula Schools Feeding Scheme (PSFA) is Thursday August 15th and it will take place at the Green Point Cricket Club on Sunday August 29th. The entry is R30 which will feed 16 children is for a 5km, 10km, or 20km walk. Stamp out hunger in our schools by taking part in the walk this year. You can enter online at www.pfsa.org.za or collect your entry forms from Pick n Pay stores and Virgin Active. Call 021 511 71 30 for details.
# Salt River High School is still accepting learners for Grade 8 for 2011. For further information you can contact the school on 021 448 14 05 or 021 448 14 25.
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