ANNOUNCING CLUB 1000 WINNERS FOR OCTOBER 2015

By Sonja Botha | December 4, 2015

Congratulations to the following Club 1000 members who were winners in the October 2015 lucky draw. R250 – Me MC Hough, Mrs E Maré, Mr A Minnaar, Mrs C Hughes; R500 – Mr H Stadler; R1000 – Mrs EJ Cumberledge; R10 000 – Dr B Barnes.  

A SECRET GARDEN AT OPEN GARDENS 2015

By Sonja Botha | November 3, 2015

Magda Stander’s Somerset West garden ticks many boxes: colourful, fragrant, indigenous, filled with trees. But the most accurate description is that of secret garden; a place of winding paths, surprising corners, hidden benches. The view from the driveway reveals nothing of the interesting places and colourful combinations that the garden holds to itself. As you […]

Radio Helderberg Pledge Day for Helderberg Hospice

By Sonja Botha | October 26, 2015

For the past 30 years Helderberg Hospice has provided skilled care and support for all in the Helderberg facing a life threatening illness. Today we need your support to continue caring for the growing needs in our community. Make sure you’re tuned in to Radio Helderberg 93.6 FM on Thursday 29 October for the HELDERBERG […]

OPEN GARDENS 2015 – A HIDDEN GEM

By Sonja Botha | October 19, 2015

“It takes a village to raise a child,” is the old saying, but in the case of Bridgewater Manor in Somerset West it is more accurate to say it takes a village to raise a garden. The residents of this peaceful retirement village have combined their green fingers to create individual cottage gardens which collectively […]

ANNOUNCING CLUB 1000 WINNERS FOR SEPTEMBER 2015

By Sonja Botha | October 12, 2015

Congratulations to the following Club 1000 members who were winners in the September 2015 lucky draw. R250 – Gerald Wright, Allen de Wet, DJR van der Merwe, Mrs M Hoggins; R500 – RI Kingwill; R1 000 – Wendy van Breda; R10 000 – Pieter van der Merwe & Ass.

Voices for Hospice 2015

By Sonja Botha | September 16, 2015

World Hospice Day on 11 October will mark the start of a yearlong celebration of the 30th Anniversary of Helderberg Hospice. The special celebrations will begin with a commemorative Voices for Hospice concert, part of a worldwide wave of sound and music to celebrate life and raise awareness of the skilled and specialist care provided […]

ANNOUNCING CLUB 1000 WINNERS FOR AUGUST 2015

By Sonja Botha | September 7, 2015

The following Club 1000 winner for August 2015 are as follows: R250:  JM Swanepoel, S Le Roux, BA Atherton, Meerlust; R500:  Barbara Almond; R1000:  Allen de Wet; R10 000:  Lieke Thoolen. Congratulations to all the winners!

ELIZE ENGELBRECHT – MY PAD VAN HOOP EN GENADE

By Sonja Botha | August 20, 2015

Twee jaar na my man se diagnose van slukderm kanker, was ek vir n roetine mammogram in Dubai. Dit was November 2011. Ons was nog besig om alles te verwerk van die groot chirurgie, chemo en bestraling wat my man agter die rug het toe my pad met kanker begin het ….. Die radioloog het […]

INVITATION TO HELDERBERG HOSPICE AGM ON 26 AUGUST 2015

By Sonja Botha | August 13, 2015

You have made it possible for the skilled and specialised care of  Helderberg Hospice to touch the lives of 771 patients and their families during the past year.  We would like to acknowledge your support of our care within the community by inviting you to our AGM.   When:  Wednesday 26 August 2015 @ 12h00 […]

SURVIVORS – CORINE'S STORY

By Sonja Botha | August 12, 2015

Corine’s Story In March 2007 I was diagnosed with breast cancer. It came as a complete shock to me as I was 58, happy, active and healthy and had no history of cancer. Suddenly you enter a different world; you become a patient, dependent on doctors and machines. You have to put your trust in […]