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Blind computer scientist capped

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Tammy Petersen, News24 Willem Venter (Stefan Els, Supplied to News24) Cape Town – After dreaming as a child of making a career of problem solving and analysis, Stellenbosch University (SU) graduate Willem Venter was on Monday officially given the tools to make this dream a reality. The blind student was awarded his degree in computer […]

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WORLD SIGHT DAY GALA DINNER

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South African Guide-Dogs Association for the Blind (GDA) in association with Lions International celebrated Cape Town’s first World Sight Gala Dinner on Thursday, 8 October 2015 at the esteemed Kelvin Grove Ballroom. This important event was well attended by the public and corporate sector that thoroughly enjoyed the programme.  One of the highlights of the […]

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Absa Commercial Winelands Team

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Vincent and Gatsby were very excited to accept the cheque of R10 000.00 from the Absa Commercial Winelands Team for a bronze Guide Dog Sponsorship!  THANK YOU for your very generous contribution.

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Free Sensory Experience

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S A Guide-Dogs Association for the Blind will be participating in N1 City Shopping Mall’s annual Chilli Eating Competition on Saturday, 30 May 2015.   Our Guide-Dog Owner teams will be competing against each other live on Goodhope FM, who will be broadcasting live from the Mall.  Customers and supporters will also have the opportunity to […]

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Western Cape News – Two Oceans Marathon

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Thank you to the S A Guide-Dogs Two Oceans Marathon Team for our support in the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon this year! Renette Bloem and Guide-Dog Wendy We are very grateful for the support and awareness that you contributed to our cause. WELL DONE with the 21km Marathon.

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Megan Heatherington and Michaela Douglas Jones

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Megan Heatherington and Michaela Douglas Jones are in Grade 6 at Micklefield Girls and as part of their curriculum this year, they need to run a business as well as support a charity.  They have decided to support S A Guide-Dogs as Megan’s aunt is Guide Dog Owner, Lois Strachen who has Eccles and the […]

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Crazee Dawg

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Thank you for the sponsorship of five collars and three leads to the CPT training centre.  Mel is pictured with Guide-Dogs in training Vincent and Gatsby.

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Cape Peninsula Marathon

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S  A Guide-Dogs Association for the Blind was nominated as one of the beneficiaries for the Cape Peninsula Marathon on Sunday, 15 February.  The race started in Main Road, Green Point at 05h15 while the half marathon started at the Bergvliet Sports Club at 07h00 with both routes taking the runner on a fast, flat […]

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Camps Bay Preparatory School

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S A Guide-Dogs visited the Camps Bay Preparatory School.  Guide Dog owner Cairie Van Der Vyver and Guide Dog Quest kept the children enthralled.  The children wear red for Valentine’s Day and they collect money to donate to GDA.  This year they raised just under R2550.00.  Thank you so much to the learners and teachers […]

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Cape Peninsula Marathon

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GDA has been selected as the beneficiary of the Cape Peninsula Marathon which is taking place on 15 February 2015. www.topevents.co.za

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