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Mayoral Golf Day!

Pool Transport and the Mayoral office held their annual golf day Friday, 17 November 2017.  Our Rise & Shine Special Day Care Centre was one of the many beneficiaries!

The day was beautiful and the evening was memorable.

Thank you to Mayor Antoinette Steyn, Pool Transport and the ladies behind the scenes, YOU are AWESOME!!

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Goudini Spa Golf Day!

Support our Social Relief Fund by entering a 4ball for R2 000-00 and receive a Section 18A PBO Certificate.

For more information, contact Loggie Lochner at 023 344 3070 / 083 266 0613 or just pop us an e-mail info@bvapd.org.za.

Lots and lots of stunning prizes up for grabs!

BVAPD AGM Invite

It’s time for our AGM!

Share our journey for 2016/2017 by attending our AGM on Wednesday, 23 August 2017 at 10:00, at our offices on the corner of Kerkhof and Grey Street, Worcester.

Knippie Liefde (pinch of love) will see to scrumptious snacks afterwards!

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Recycling making headlines!

APD, Pure Boland Market join forces for recycling

The Breede Valley Association for Persons with Disabilities (APD) and Pure Boland Market recently joined Forces to boost recycling in Worcester.

With a new recycling project that APD started at the market, they not only hope to generate extra income for the organisation but also to inform people about their recycling division, and recycling in general.

“It’s not only about the amount of money we make. We’re also planting a seed,” says Deonie Basson, marketing manager at Breede Valley APD. They use their stall at the market to tell people about the 18 jobs which the project creates for people with physical and intellectual impairments, and mental health patients. These people process waste material, which is then sold to larger recycling companies. The income generated in this way, supplements their monthly social grants.

The project at the market entails APD-branded bins in which visitors can place recyclable waste. Visitors can also bring along recyclable materials from home.

Tharina Jonker, founder and owner of Pure Boland Market, says re-use and recycling have long been a part of many exhibitors’ approach, and she wanted to strengthen this culture.

“There are quite a few stalls that sell upcycled products such as glasses made from used bottles, gift bags made from old magazines and the wooden toy trucks from off-cut wood only. We have one trader who uses old flour and sugar bags to create carry bags for customers who buy from her. There are used bottles for milk, ginger beer and lemonade, and the craft beer stall takes in their own bottles for re-use.

“My long-term plan is to convince traders that it’s good to do away with plastic and polystyrene packaging. I will like to create a culture where everyone who visits our market helps to keep the impact on the environment as small as possible. I invited APD to join us as part of this plan and hope that we’ll reap the rewards soon.”

* Breede Valley APD is a non-profit organisation that actively works to improve quality of life for people with disabilities. Their services include job creation through a laundry service, recycling division, catering services and the sale of hand-made products. They also run day care, occupational therapy and social services to people with disabilities across the Breede Valley.

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What’s your handicap?

R2 000 a 4-ball in American Scramble! Start at 12:00, finish with blissful relaxation with a breath taking view of Worcester.