‘Pinktober’ a great success

2018-10-24 06:02

“PINKTOBER” was the theme for this year’s Cancer Awareness Day. It took place on Saturday at the Greytown community hall. The event was organised by Greytown’s Superbody Club.

Pink is the colour associated internationally with breast cancer.

This was the eighth year such an event has been held in Greytown not only to raise awareness of cancer, but also to raise funds to assist in various cancer awareness projects.

Despite the rain it was well supported by the community.

Throughout the day, Shavathon was present, adding colour to the day,while raising funds for Cansa.

One of the highlights of the day was the auction, where items sponsored were sold to raise funds for cancer awareness. All proceeds from the auction and the event will go to various cancer organisations.

Theresa Edwards gave a small talk on the importance of breast cancer awareness to put the message across about the importance of regular check-ups and emphasise the importance of early detection and living a healthy lifestyle.

Zama Ntobeko from CHOC also spoke about the organisation and what they do for children with cancer and their families.

The Superbody Club honours all of the survivors that were present and remembered those who have passed on.

We had a wide variety of beautiful cupcakes that were brought in for the cupcakes for cancer sale.

A heartfelt thank you to everyone who contributed to the success of this event.

A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS:

Anwar Mohamed

Aheers Food works

Aheers Multisave

Aquelle

Barbara Maharaj

B-secure guards

Bobby Pierson for hosting our auction

Bridget du Preez (Avon)

Built it Greytown

Butcher Block Hillcrest

Child Welfare

Dr Jane Wessels — Umvoti animal hospital

Deutsche Schule Hermannsburg

Eagle cars

Eudora Mbanjwa Decor

Glam Grans

Gert and Ingrid Van Rooyen

Greg Hull (origin)

Greytown Autopaints

Harrys Pub and grill

Janaine Perumal

June Litterick

Kate Elges (Teno Promotions)

Kevin and Annette Williams

Kranskop Furniture and hardware

Linda Tarr roses

Maureen Langa (Avroy Shlain)

Mays

Midas

Min Cash

Mr D.R. Aheer

Plennergy Print

Rizia Roomaney Ally

RTS

Siyabonga powertrade

Saffiya Timol

Shireen

Star packaging

Sonnett Scholtz

Suhaifah Kharodia

SPCA

Sherwin Alwood photography

Superbody Team

Tahera Aziz (Tupperware)

Tasneem Nabee

Tom Redfern

Umvoti Pharmacy

Wembley College (moms and teachers)

Zee Herbalife

Zulekha Ally

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