The long-awaited dream of having a bakery at the Connie Mulder Centre has finally come true. Vernon’s Bakery, which was officially opened on Friday, 6 July, will be in the hands of the residents at the centre.
God’s Army, a Randfontein NGO, has taken the lead in praying for better business and economic growth, not only in Randfontein, but also in the whole of South Africa. The organisation, which said many societal ills are caused by the weakening economy and closure of many businesses in the country, held a prayer session for all in Greenhills on Saturday, 7 July.
Two hundred and fifty children were fed at the Toekomsrus Church of Nazarene as part of the five-day Vacation Bible School (VBS) programme. This year the annual programme ran from Monday 2 to Friday 6 July. Pastor of the church, Eunice Sedith said for the past 43 years the church has been committed to keeping young ones off the streets through the programme.
Randfontein se skoonhede het hande gevat en op 3 Julie kouse by die Dick Powel Villas uitgedeel. Dalien Steenkamp, Mev Randfontein 2018; Ziskia Geldenhuys, 1ste Prinses; Welma Bam, 2de Prinses en Reinette Herbst, Mev SA 2018-finalis het ‘n groot boks kouse vir liefdadigheid ingesamel om uit te deel aan mense in nood.
Mohlakeng Peace Makers U/13s and Finsbury Super Strikers (the seniors) won the two sections of the fifth annual Wake Up Youth Games hosted at the AB Phokompe Sports Grounds on Saturday, 30 June.
Dynamic Transformation and Health hosted a Quanta Fun Walk fundraiser during the weekend to help the traumatised in the Randfontein community. The fun walk kicked off at the Culemborg Centre at 8.30am on Saturday, 30 June, with participants walking 8,39 km in total.
A total of 200 bicycles and 75 winter jackets were handed over to the patrollers of the Bekkersdal and Westonaria Community Police Forums on Saturday 9 June at the Westonaria Sports Complex. This was an initiative by Qhubeka Charity, in partnership with the South Deep Community Trust and Goldfields.
The message to all South Africans in celebration of International Day against Drug Abuse is to enjoy life without drugs. The Gauteng Department Social Development kick-started International Day against Drug Abuse on Thursday, 14 June at the Bekkersdal Faith Mission Church. The campaign is aimed at raising awareness in the community about the impact of drugs and educating people about the services and programmes offered to rehabilitate drug addicts.
Colossus Athletics and Aerobics Club and Toekomsrus Athletics Club (TAC) took on the 2018 Comrades Marathon with courage and passion. Colossus had a total of 14 runners but only 11 of them managed to finish. All TAC members finished the race.
Vanjaar se Comrades met ‘n afstand van 90,184km word beskou as die taaiste nog. Ons eie Randmark-atlete het dit eerstehands ervaar. Volgens Karin Bezuidenhout, hardloopverteenwoordiger van die klub het 12 lede deelgeneem waarvan 11 met amptelike tye asook ‘n medalje om die nek teruggekeer het.
Diere was letterlik Little Angels Kleuterskool se tema toe Mobile Zoo op Donderdag, 31 Mei kom kuier het. Die doel was om die kleuters meer oor die verskillende diere te leer en hulle aan die diere bloot te stel.