Mandela Day

Dear All,

Mandela Day is almost here and as every year our company has planned a project which was identified by some of our staff members.

You may not all be aware that the oldest member of our community lives in Bold Point under appalling conditions. She is 99 years of age, still very much alive, just cannot hear so well any more. Her roof is leaking, her building is almost collapsing, she has a stove, some kitchen cupboards and a bed. No cupboards to put her clothes in, her window panes are broken and the ice cold wind is blowing into her house through the gaps.

Shane of Terra-Kaya has visited the site with our team and has very generously donated an entire days labour from his side, designed the roof and given us a list of items required in order to fix her roof.

We have undertaken to supply the materials he needs.
Schenk will most probably donate whatever they have in stock towards the project.
As our budget is a bit stretched we would be grateful, if the community could assist.
Has anybody got a cupboard they do not need any more which we could help her with?
Could anybody cook a large pot of soup and bring it up?
We will have potjies to warm the soup.
Could I ask Rory to donate some sausage rolls, we will provide the wors, at least 50 of them.
If there is anybody who is sitting in his warm cosy house with a big heart, please assist.

It is bad enough to be old, but to be so old and desperately poor is terrible. It is a reflection on us as a community if we cannot step in to help.

Please contact me privately if you can donate anything of use, time, food for the team and the kids which will be around there most probably all day.

My cell number is +27 82 836 7414, my e-mail
Warm Regards

Monika Hof
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Missing Abe Botes

Abe Botes Missing , Maybe on Garden route

Abe Botes Missing , Maybe on Garden route

Eblockwatch message:

Hi Andre
I don’t know if you can help
My dad Abe Botes went missing yesterday

He left PMB yesterday and we got notice that he was in PE at 13:30 today

I think he has had a breakdown or just needed to escape
He has been married for 32 years, owns a fairly successful business which I run and has me and my sister as children.

He was a permanent Air Force member in his younger years and he did spend time at the Air Force base in PE
He was involved in border war and was involved in quite a bad accident back then.

I don’t know if maybe all those undealt emotions are coming through now
We believe he is heading to Cape Town
We believe he is Knysna area by now
And the guy who picked him up said he was determined he was going to Cape Town

Abe Botes
Age 61
Last believed know location is Bay West Mall someone gave him a lift
wanting to go to Cape Town

Contact Sheldon 0723746867

Elise Botes
Elise Botes: Andre, the last photo taken of abe before being dropped off near bay west mall port elizabeth

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Alert: Protest Action in Main Rd

Be careful

Protest Action in Main Rd at VIC. Road strewn with garbage, SAPS van on site. Apparently waiting til 11am for Mayor to hear their demands. -tm

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Veld@Flora Invaders article

On 16 Jun 2017 at 9:19, Johan Retief wrote about
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This article was written in 2009 and it seems that the prediction is coming
true. Rather scary!!

An interesting read for Hogsbackians.

Veld&Flora article on alien invaded Garden Route.pdf Veld&Flora article on alien invaded Garden Route

=== Good find Thanks Johan, I’ll publicise this later today.


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