The ABF's 44th AGM was successfully held on the 7th April at Draft FCB's offices in Sandton. The Executive Committee conducted all affairs within a short space of time, with the publicly released annual report reflecting a more promising year ahead.
The ABF wishes to thank the industry for their support throughout the year, the recession has been really tough on the industry and the continued survival of the ABF is absolutely dependent on contributions and support at fundraising events.
Certificates of Appreciation were handed out to select Executive Committee members who assisted the ABF above and beyond the call of duty. The ABF President's Award was handed to Chirene Campbell from Owlhurst Communications for their continued support and dedication to the ABF. Honorary Life Membership was awarded to Chris Brewer for his contribution to the ABF.
Annual Reports are available from Sharlene Vallance on .
The ABF is a non-profit organisation helping those in the advertising, media and allied industries that have fallen on hard times. Amongst its many contributions, the ABF, in conjunction with Lifeline have a dedicated 24/7 call centre line for people in the Advertising, Media and related industries who need counselling or treatment for stress, HIV/AIDS and substance abuse problems. The ABF also provides study in the field to deserving, underprivileged students with institutions the AAA.
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