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AMASA party a sell-out success

For the first time in its party history, the Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) has celebrated a sell-out success of its annual event and its all thanks to members of the advertising, marketing and media community.

1 Nov 2012 09:45

HDI goes pink for breast cancer awareness this October

As part of the continuous commitment towards breast cancer awareness, staff members at HDI Youth Marketeers joined the pink movement for Women's Month to promote the cause. The Pick n Pay Women's Walk is a series of nationwide 5km walks to raise funds to support free cancer screening and health advice in local communities.

Issued by HDI Youth Marketeers 31 Oct 2012 10:15

Stick feels some healthy rage

Between January 2010 and September 2012 poachers have butchered 1 120 rhinos in South Africa alone. Johannesburg-based communication ideas company, Stick, and their client, Rand Merchant Bank, felt so strongly about the plight of these wonderful creatures that together they agreed to get involved.

Issued by Stick Communications 29 Oct 2012 11:39

Engen commemorates Transport Month with Driver Wellness Campaign

Engen continues its Driver Wellness Campaign, in partnership with the Trucking Wellness, in October, a fitting month for such an exercise, as it is Transport Month. Cape Town will see the campaign pursue its objective of raising awareness around health issues that have a direct impact on road safety.

25 Oct 2012 09:26

Unite for our Future initiative launches Friday in Tembisa

Pragma, in partnership with ERWAT and other social partners launched the Unite for our Future initiative on Friday, 26 October 2012 in Tembisa, Ekurhuleni.

25 Oct 2012 08:15

Trudon CSI unveil digital learning environment at Kwena Molapo High School

Trudon Corporate Social Investment (CSI) has unveiled a sponsorship of a digital innovation centre at Kwena Molapo High School. The school is the first such school of this nature to be equipped with a digital learning environment. Going forward, Trudon CSI will implement this model as and when it adopts other disadvantaged secondary schools.

Issued by Trudon 18 Oct 2012 12:03

AMASA annual bash ready for partygoers

The annual fundraiser for AMASA will take place on 25 October 2012 at Thatchers in Lonehill, Johannesburg. Styled as a Shebeen evening, the funds are raised to support the Annual Learnership Programme (ALP).

17 Oct 2012 10:20

Big 4U Plett Rage Festival planned

The 4U Plett Rage Festival, taking place between 23 November and 8 December 2012, contributes to over 350 job opportunities and provides essential economic input to Plettenberg Bay, just before its busy tourist season in December and January. This year it adds in a CSI initiative, Rage 4 Good, which will benefit Bitou 10 Foundation.

17 Oct 2012 06:30

BMi Research puts building blocks in place for a better future

When a team of volunteers from BMi Research built a total of 102 bricks as part of their ongoing CSR Initiative with the Ubuhle Care and Development Centre in Bronkhorstspruit recently, it signalled fresh hope for an underprivileged 10-year old orphan living in the area.

Issued by BMi Research 16 Oct 2012 14:12

Pick your BIC and change the future with Zinto and READ Educational Trust

For many children in South Africa who are eager to learn, access to educational tools is unfortunately beyond their reach and many learners start the school year or term without so much as a pen. BIC understands the importance of education and is putting the power of the pen back into the hands of the youth, who are our future.

Issued by Zinto Activation Group 12 Oct 2012 09:50

'Feed My Starving Children' is making a difference in our communities

In 2010, OFM decided to make a contribution on behalf all their clients towards a project that assists those in need. The budget they would have allocated towards buying a small gift for their clients at the end of the year, was instead used as a contribution to a children's feeding scheme, Feed My Starving Children.

Issued by OFM Radio 10 Oct 2012 09:24

Run Jozi: stride in right direction but opportunity for so much more

On Sunday, 7 October 2012, I was one of 20 000 runners that traversed the substantial divide between Sandton and Alexandra as part of Nike's 'We Run Jozi' 10km race. Despite the impeccable organisation, challenging route and fantastic vibe, crossing the finish line left me feeling strangely empty.

By Maja Rode 9 Oct 2012 09:15

ABN Education Trust calls for jounalism students

The ABN Education Trust sponsors students from previously disadvantaged backgrounds into financial journalism programs at WITS and the University of Johannesburg. The Trust was founded in 2011, by the co-founder and vice chairman of CNBC Africa, Rakesh Wahi.

8 Oct 2012 10:34

Recycle shoes, clothing, accessories at Puma stores

The Puma 'Bring Me Back' programme, has launched in South Africa, run in cooperation with global recycling company I:CO to encourage recycling and reusability of sport lifestyle products among consumers.

8 Oct 2012 09:14

ContinuitySA partners with Habitat for Humanity

ContinuitySA has entered into a three-year partnership with Habitat for Humanity, as part of its alignment of corporate social investment with business strategy. It will build a house a year as part of the Raising a Roof initiative.

5 Oct 2012 09:00

Oliver and Adelaide Tambo Liberation Walk attracts celebrity entries

Taking place for the second time, the annual Oliver Adelaide Tambo Liberation Walk has attracted interest amongst several media personalities, celebrities and public figures this year.

4 Oct 2012 12:51

Wheelchair tennis forges on at Strand Tennis Club

Today is the last day of the Airports Company South Africa Strand Open, being held at the Strand Tennis Club, Cape Town from 9am to 4pm. The wheelchair tennis competition features some of South Africa's top ranked players in a contest sanctioned by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) and part of the NEC World Wheelchair Tennis Tour.

4 Oct 2012 06:20

Cape Homemakers Expo joins forces with CTICC to make a difference

This year the impact of the Cape Homemakers Expo was felt as far afield as Ceres. As a result of a concerted effort by the organisers and exhibitors to contribute to the social upliftment of the Western Cape's disadvantaged communities, one of the centre's community partners was the recipient of much needed building materials.

Issued by HOMEMAKERS 3 Oct 2012 12:02

Youth Shows add to Cape Dairy Experience

The Cape Dairy Experience, which takes place from 2-3 November 2012 at Sandringham outside Stellenbosch, has included Youth Shows in its programme lineup. Begun last year, the event offers children the opportunity to show their ability to handle farm animals in a show ring.

3 Oct 2012 06:30

Carol-Ann Kelleher: A voice for the Discovery Algoa FM Big Walk 2012

Carol-Ann Kelleher, who co-presents the Daron Mann Breakfast (previously known as the Morning Show on Algoa FM) is one of the Eastern Cape celebrities who shared her story on how cancer affected her after losing both her father and her mother to the disease.

Issued by Algoa FM 1 Oct 2012 09:49

Celebrity Chef Series raises R300k for Children's Hospital Trust

The fourth Col'Cacchio pizzeria Celebrity Chef Series has raised R300 000 for Children's Hospital Trust, the fundraiser for the Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital and Paediatric Healthcare in the Western Cape. This was achieved through the sales of 33 536 celebrity pizzas, eaten over the competition.

1 Oct 2012 09:03

Media support for Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital

When the CEO of the Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital (NMCH) Trust, Sibongile Mkhabela, announced in May 2012 that a R1 billion specialist hospital would be built in Joburg, media houses came on board and pledged their support to broadcast adverts needed to assist in creating awareness at no cost.

28 Sep 2012 08:52

UCKG's Women in Action participate in projects to raise awareness of childhood cancer

Women in Action (WiA), a group of bishops and pastors' wives from the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God, has announced two new partnerships finalised during September, Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and the availability of a leaflet highlighting the importance of early detection, diagnosis and treatment of childhood cancer.

Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 27 Sep 2012 13:14

Support Reach for a Dream at gala dinner in Western Cape

Reach for a Dream Western Cape will celebrate its 11th annual gala dinner fundraiser at The Bay Hotel in Camps Bay on Saturday, 3 November 2012. Guests will be wined and dined and entertained by MC Michael Mol, comedian Nik Rabinowitz and the band Tuxedo. The students of the Aleit Academy will style the event.

27 Sep 2012 08:12

I ART JOBURG well under-way

Five world-renowned artists will paint six large-scale murals as an ode to Johannesburg this September and October. I ART JOBURG, presented by adidas originals, will have 540 litres of paint donated by Plascon to support the project.

27 Sep 2012 07:53

100 graduates from Engen Computer School

100 students have received certificates for completing a course in computer and business skills from the Engen Computer School. Engen and Added Advantage Academy, which runs the school on the refinery's behalf, have provided new computer skills to over 700 students since joining forces three years ago.

19 Sep 2012 10:45

Little people make their mark as they give 67 blankets for 67 minutes

Brand inc Creative Group has lent a helping hand to St Andrews Playschool in Durban North, by giving some of their creative time in desigining a piece of artwork on behalf of the playschool which was then manipulated into a birthday card when donatiing 67 blankets to the much needed school, Ncino Ones.

Issued by Brand inc 17 Sep 2012 10:37

Williams sisters to launch Breaking the Mould campaign for women in SA

International tennis stars, Venus and Serena Williams, will launch Breaking the Mould (BTM), a campaign to catalyse, acknowledge and reward South African women, in early November 2012.

13 Sep 2012 11:08

2012 Cancer.vive tour to spread hope and awareness

The 2012 Cancer.vive tour, to take place between 22 and 29 September, will see 50 people, including 25 cancer survivors taking to the open road on motorcycles to spread a message of hope and awareness.

12 Sep 2012 15:06

Flash mob reads for pleasure

In support of International Literacy Week and the Readathon 2012 initiative, READ held a reading 'flash mob', reading for enjoyment at the Johannesburg City Library late last week.

12 Sep 2012 09:54

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