St Marys

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O’Reilly and Pieter Van Niekerk visited our old friends at the St. Mary’s DSG in Brooklyn, Pretoria, where we did our annual talk on SAGA! The girls collected biscuits, treats, canned food, etc. for our doggies in kennels

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CANSA Shavathon

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SAGA employees and volunteers participated in an on-site CANSA Shavathon as part of a Staff Function hosted by the College of Orientation &Mobility on Friday 1 March. R1460 was raised for CANSA as part of the Shavathon. In addition Willemien Kleijn, a member of the COM team, donated her long hair to CANSA for making […]

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Midmar Mile

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Our congratulations to Colin Pringle, service dog owner of Delilah,  forcompleting his thirteenth Midmar Mile race with a time of 00:40:33 Our congratulations to Colin Pringle, service dog owner of Delilah,  forcompleting his thirteenth Midmar Mile race with a time of 00:40:33

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Dynamix Learning Solutions

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Our thanks to Dynamix Learning  Solutions for donating a MS Excel course on Mandela Day. Beauty Nkomo from ourJohannesburg  Finance department attended the course.  

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Camps Bay Prep

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On Thursday, 14 February 2013, pupils and staff celebrated Valentine’s Day by dressing in red, white or hearts and all were encouraged to donate R5 which was collected for the S A Guide Dog Association.  Through this collection, the Preparatory School handed over R1 751 to the Association. In the picture areCairie van der Vyver […]

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Fly Fishing Event

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The 4th Fly Fishing event in aid of SAGA was held on Saturday, the 25th of August 2012 just outside Dullstroom at a private trout farm. This prestigious event was once again co-ordinated by Jonathan & Sarah Boulton from Mavungana Fly Fishing, and more than 35 entries were secured on the day. Every effort was […]

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Vereeniging Rotary Club

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Shirley De Bruijn from Vereeniging recently won the blub contest at the Rainbow nation Toastmasters, Vereeniging, accompanied by her four-legged friend Olexa. Shirley and Olexa visited the Vereeniging Rotary Club on the 5th of February being invited as the guest speaker at their lunch-time meeting. View letter

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Week 12

Diary 12 – 1st month of training Tuppence went in for his formal training on 2nd October.  He was handed over to the trainer in the service dog training section.  He was there for only a short time as it was decided that he was rather strong and perhaps a person in a wheelchair may […]

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Week 11

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Diary 11 – Sept 4th to 30th September At the end of the last diary I mentioned that Tuppence is back to his normal naughty self.  How right I was.  Since being home from his holidays (2 weeks), he has “killed” the oscillating sprinkler, several hosepipe connectors, including one for the water timer, several pieces […]

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Week 10

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Diary 10 – June 25th to 30th August Tuppence really has been in my bad books just over the past week.  He has managed to dig various holes in the grass, pull off flowers and leaves from my giant strelitzia, tear his bed and pulled out the stuffing on two occasions… and chew two connections […]

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