Letter from Les, 2019-03 Edition
September 4, 2019
Mandela Day Stories, 2019-03 Edition
September 4, 2019

Good News Stories, 2019-03 Edition

HEMINGWAYS MALL HOSTS THE RISE AGAINST HUNGER EVENT, an initiative leading the fight against poverty.

 

E.L BUSINESS WOMEN RISE TO THE OCCASION

Themed “RISE”, this 17th RBWOYA celebrated the aspiration and courage of these phenomenal women, who are shining examples of empowered women who RISE to great heights – despite many circumstances in life – with vision, determination, grace and compassion.
“Congratulations to every single one of this year’s inspiring finalists, each one so deserving of their nomination! To our six winners, well done for coming out tops among so many strong contenders! East London can be truly proud of the calibre of businesswomen in its various industries,” says Estie Gane of Ginger & Co, one of the independent panel of judges for the 2019 RBWOYA and a previous winner in the Emerging Entrepreneur category (2016). “It was a privilege to serve on this year’s judging panel and truly inspirational to get to know each finalist. Thank you for allowing us as judges a glimpse into your often-challenging journeys to where each of you are today. We wish you every success in the future.”
AND THE WINNERS ARE…
Dr Sarina Drusinsky of Dr SF Drusinsky INC and Dermacare was announced as the winner in the Professional category, while Zukiswa Silinga of Mercedes-Benz South Africa took the top honours in the Corporate Entrepreneur category. In the Emerging Entrepreneur category, Lerato Mbomboyi of Greenwood Projects was named the winner, with Clare Cheeseman of Connexions, claiming the Entrepreneur category. For the Social Entrepreneur category, the winner was Lou Billett of African Angels School, while Thobile Buthelezi of Eastern Cape Provincial Treasury was named the winner in the Women in Government category. | Photo provided by Dean Holmes.

 

ABANTU STAFFING SOLUTIONS CONDUCTS CSI TRAINING WITH UNEMPLOYED LADIES GROUP

Abantu Staffing Solutions, in conjunction with Global Mercy Missions, presented a “Woman in Business” Workshop. A Friday afternoon was put aside for twelve ladies to attend training in presenting their CVs in the correct format to secure an Interview, Interview Preparation followed up with Mock Interviews, and Frontline / Reception Training. We ended off the afternoon with an empowering Q & A session over tea and scones.

 

MHG PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT SPECIALISTS, MAKING DREAMS A REALITY

What an inspirational morning The Reach For A Dream Foundation. MHG pledged support to Slipper Day in May this year and together, the Eastern Cape community raised R 120 000. We encourage all schools, corporates and individuals to save the date for 2020 Slipper Day. Reach for a Dream believe in the power of dreams, encouraging children to use their dreams to fight life-threatening illnesses and they try, as far as possible, to make these dreams come true. Find out more about how you can get involved with this fantastic organisation : www.reachforadream.org.za