TREE OF LIGHTS FOR HELDERBERG HOSPICE 2014

By Sonja Botha | November 19, 2014

Christmas is a time of joy – and also a time for remembering. Helderberg Hospice invites all in the Helderberg to buy a light in remembrance of loved ones close to your heart but no longer with you. The Tree of Lights at De Beers Park, opposite Southey’s Vines in Main St, Somerset West, will […]

CLUB 1000 WINNERS FOR OCTOBER 2014

By Sonja Botha | November 10, 2014

The Club 1000 draw for the month of October 2014 took place on Friday, 7 November 2014.  The winners are as follows:   R 250 – Mrs R Gormley;  D J Leslie; Mrs R Jansen; Mrs C van der Colff; R 500 – Mrs A Dippenaar; R 1000 – Mr P J Siebert; R 10 […]

CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT 2014

By Sonja Botha | November 7, 2014

  Helderberg Hospice invites you to celebrate the joyful message of Christmas at Carols by Candlelight on Wednesday 17 December on the Great Lawn at the beautiful Vergelegen Estate. The gates open at 5pm, so bring picnic basket, chairs, a torch and all your family and friends to enjoy supper and carol singing under the […]

OPEN GARDEN WEEKEND FOR HELDERBERG HOSPICE

By Sonja Botha | October 27, 2014

The most beautiful gardens in and around the Helderberg (including Gordon’s Bay) will be open to the public on Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 November, 10h00 to 16h00, to benefit Helderberg Hospice. The peaceful Hospice garden is the core feature of the weekend, with teas and treats, plants for sale, an exhibition of all the […]

PHOTOGRAPHIC WINNERS ANNOUNCED

By Sonja Botha | October 27, 2014

The Helderberg Hospice Life in Full Focus photographic competition produced a second round of winners selected from the numerous wonderful photographs submitted. Ronelle van Loggerenberg, Brent Abrahams and Silvia Kerkman’s photos caught the judges’ eye in the categories Making the Most of the Moment, It’s the Little Things that Matter and WOW! respectively. Kirkman’s image […]

PHOTOGRAPHY – A LOVE AFFAIR WITH LIFE

By Sonja Botha | September 25, 2014

The Helderberg’s got talent when it comes to looking down a lens!  The judges of the August entries in the Life in Full Focus photographic competition had a tough time selecting only three winners out of the many very creative and inspiring photographs submitted.  Miems Kruger of Superfoto Waterstone Village remarked on the high standard […]

Life in full focus – Photography Competition

By Sonja Botha | August 12, 2014

Categories: Making  the most of the moment It’s the little things that matter Wow! How to submit: Submit your photos at Kodak Superfoto at Waterstone Village or Somerset Mall by the last Monday of August, September and October 2014. R5 entry fee goes to Helderberg Hospice.

PENTRAVEL SUPPORTS HELDERBERG HOSPICE

By Sonja Botha | March 27, 2014

A blast from the past

By Sonja Botha | March 20, 2014

Take a Facebook group of people intent on changing their world for the better, add a disco ball, coloured lights, memory-making music – and what do you have? The Somerset 1 80’s Party to raise funds for Helderberg Hospice. This party-with-a-purpose came from a vote on the Somerset 1 Facebook page to give concerted support […]

A PARTY WITH A PURPOSE

By Sonja Botha | February 27, 2014

If the 1980’s was your favourite decade – with big hair, tight pants, shoulder pads and the best memory – making music – then step back in time at the Helderberg Hospice 1980’s Party, at Star Bar, Somerset West on Saturday March 1 from 8pm till late. The party, organised by the Somerset 1 Facebook […]