Shooting the Breeze

2017-08-09 06:04

FIRSTLY let me send a big thank you to the local veteran ultra-marathon athlete, Poobie Naidoo, who is also the owner of one of the most prominent sports shops in Pietermaritzburg - Poobie Naidoo’s Sports - for extending his helping hand towards our Community Awards in Eastwood (Ward 34).

Again, as a good friend, a person with a caring heart and one of the few businessman who always tries to leading by example, Naidoo was the first one to raise his hands to support our forthcoming Ward 34 Community Awards event by donating shirts.

Can we get another businessman following Mr Naidoo’s steps?

As I said from day one, this event is not a one-man band, mine or owned Loc members.

We are only trying to honour all our heroes who contributed positively in our community.

It belongs to everybody in Ward 34.

It is also not a politically attached event or owned by a certain political party.

All we are saying is that everybody that deserves to be honoured will be recognised, irrespective of colour, creed, religion, race, religion and political affiliation.

I would also like to take this opportunity again and plead with other local business sectors around our city to please come on board.

Join hands with us in order to make our event a success.

Although the time is against with us, unfortunately we are still looking for potential partners to donate medals, miniatures, certificates and trophies in order to make it happen.

Please good people out there, come on board for a good course.

I can be contacted on 083 521 9553, drop me an e-mail on, on twitter @JerryBBarnes and also via Facebook.

Together, we can make a difference in the sports world.

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