Time to shine at the 13th Annual SA Guide-Dogs Association Ball

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Regarded as South Africa’s premier charity event, the annual South African Guide-Dogs Association for the Blind (SAGA) ball, organized by Edith Venter in association with Montecasino takes place on Saturday 28 September 2013 and this year marks the 60th anniversary of this association’s dedication to improving the quality of life of people who are visually […]

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2017 SA Guide-Dogs Car Raffle Competition Winner Announced

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GAUTENG NEWS – SPARK IN THE DARK GALA DINNER

Guide Dog Assosiation-175 S A Guide-Dogs Association for the Blind (GDA) hosted their Spark in the Dark Gala Dinner in recognition of World Sight Day on Saturday 14 October in the Ballroom at Montecasino.   Montecasino partnered with GDA as the venue sponsor for the eleventh consecutive year. Tarryn Louch set off the evening by walking through the guests [...]
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S A GUIDE-DOGS WORLD SIGHT GALA DINNER – POST RELEASE

Lvstar Photography Gala Dinner 2017-2 S A Guide-Dogs Association for the Blind hosted their third Gala Dinner in recognition of World Sight Day on Saturday, 14 October at Kelvin Grove.   476 Charitable Trust partnered with the Association as the headline sponsor for the second year. The dogs that have been sponsored through this event over the three years made a [...]
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Bogeys and Birdies at S A Guide-Dogs’ second annual Golf Day

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The prestigious Glendower Golf Club once again played host to S A Guide-Dogs Association for the Blind’s second annual charity Golf Day on Friday, 29 September 2017.     Golfers were met with ideal weather conditions as they made their way along the pristine golf course to tee off.  The somewhat ?? four balls battled […]

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GAUTENG NEWS – Music in aid of Guide-Dogs!

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It is said that music has the ability to change the world and bring together people from different walks of life.  This certainly rang true for our second annual Acoustic Music Festival which was held on Saturday, 30 September 2017.  The event aimed at providing a platform to bring together members of the community and […]

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Zone 1 Legacy Project: Lions Sensory Garden

Untitled-1 Great excitement as the Lions Sensory Garden was opened at the beautiful Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens on Saturday 2 September.  60 Lions from the clubs in Zone 1 here on the West Rand attended the opening together with members from the Botanical Gardens and Pieter van Niekerk and his beautiful guide dog O’Reilly from the [...]
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GAUTENG NEWS – SPRING WORKING DOG GRADUATION

image3 Please meet five of our working dog partnerships who completed their training during a graduation ceremony held at S A Guide-Dogs Association for the Blind (GDA) on 17 September 2017. Hannelie Strydom from Horizon View, Roodepoort, with Guide Dog Arial, a black female Labrador; Chante Steadman from Uitenhage, Eastern Cape, with Guide Dog Bonnie, a [...]
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International Guide Dog Week

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GAUTENG NEWS – ROBOTIC MOBILITY AID

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On Tuesday, 8 August, GDA staff was involved in evaluating a prototype aid with a difference – a robotic mobility aid designed and built by Edrich Engelbrecht from Pretoria. Edrich is a grade 10 learner at Waterkloof High, and has a passion for science – therefore he’s once again entered the National Eskom Science Expo […]

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KWAZULU-NATAL NEWS – WEDDING EXPO

image1 Labradors, Buddy and Frankie, assisted with public interaction at the S A Guide-Dogs stand during the recent the Wedding expo, stealing hearts and kisses whilst raising funds for the Association This past weekend the Durban Exhibition Centre was transformed into a wedding wonderland with exhibitors pulling out all the stops to assist brides create the [...]
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