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2016 Grade R Graduation

11 Nov
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On Thursday 10 November the 2016 Grade R class held their Graduation ceremony, a well attended event with the presentation of certificates, a solo song by Devin Sampson, a Rocky dance routine by the Grade R boys, and “Ain’t she sweet” by the Grade R girls. Finally, “Time to say goodbye” closed the proceedings. Many […]

Farewell to Dave Barnes, Manager.

29 Aug
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On Wednesday 24th August, the staff said goodbye to Dave Barnes, our manager for the past ten years, in the hall last Wednesday. We are all sad to see him go, we will miss him, but we wish him well in his retirement. Richard Saner has been appointed as our new manager.

Successful WUCT AGM held on Monday 1 August 2016

05 Aug
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Over 100 people packed into our Community Centre hall for our AGM Celebration on Monday 1 August at 7pm. It was a wonderful success – our team of home based carers sang as an awesome choir, our Emmanuel Educare Grade R children danced beautifully, and Will Carter played a moving rendition of Amazing Grace on […]

New from our crafts department

08 Jul
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Our crafts dept is producing cute teddy bears and colourful rhinos. If anyone wants to support these hard working women, the rhinos are being sold at R100 and teddy bears R200. Please send your details and we will contact you.

Visit to Logos Hope

04 Jul
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Our children had a wonderful opportunity to go on board the Logos ship, which is currently moored at the Waterfront. It was such a treat and they so enjoyed the outing. (report dated 1 July 2016, by Di Forrester)

Cape talk at Westlake

04 Jul
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Cape Talk was broadcasting live at our Community Centre on Thursday 30 June 2016.  John Maytham interviewed various community leaders, as well as our Community Advice Office Manager, Anthea Thebus. Well done, Anthea, you spoke so well!

Certificates for our home based carers!

06 Jun
Congratulations to Veronica whose hard work with clients on ART (anti retro viral treatment) has been rewarded with a Gold Certificate from the Department of Health and City of Cape Town.

Great excitement in the office today as certificates were handed out to our carers who attended the CIMCI (Community Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses) training. Also three carers received their HW SETA certificates for Ancillary Healthcare. And Dept of Health has awarded WUCT a Certificate of Appreciation! Congratulations, everyone. We’re so proud of you all. […]

Child Protection event

06 Jun
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Thursday 2 June ’16 Arlene and her child care team, together with the WOW Women of Westlake, held a wonderful event in our hall for child protection week. Candles were lit to remember children’s parents who have died, or children who have been kidnapped or abused. The children were put in teams and played games. […]

Tree Planting at Westlake United Church Trust

29 Apr
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WUCT is blossoming! Greenpop planted another ten trees on our campus on Friday 22nd– it was an exciting event. The Emmanuel’s Grade children were involved and the opportunity was used to teach them how important trees are, and how to care for them. Thank you Greenpop– you guys are stars!  (Report by Dave Barnes)