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ABF secures two new EXCO members

The ABF is happy to announce the addition of two new committee members. They are Olav Westphal and Jacqui Klug, both from the Newspaper Advertising Bureau (NAB).
Olav has long been a participant in the Advertising Benevolent Fund's fundraising events. "We're confident that Olav and Jacqui's contributions to this committee, especially on the fundraising side will be invaluable," says Sharlene Vallance, executive committee member. "The industry can expect to start receiving emails from our new committee members, encouraging participation in our upcoming activities."

Jacqui and Olav join the established committee of: Riana Stander, John Bowles (NAB), Andy Rice (Adfeature on 702 and brand consultant), Chirene Campbell (Owlhurst Communications) and Sharlene Vallance (e-venture).

Donate R20 to the ABF by SMSing ABF to 40555. *SMS's charged at R20 and free SMSs do not apply. Network operator fees and administration fees will be deducted from amounts paid.


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 like the AAA.

Posted on 20 Aug 2014 12:11

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