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Page 8 GO & EXPRESS GOT A NEWS STORY? Call our news desk on (043) 702-2125. Find us on Facebook April 12, 2018 Win R150 meal voucher for one of Hemingways Casino and Hotel’s restaurants. SEND in a completed, correct crossword #1076 for a chance to win a R150 meal at one of Hemingways Casino and Hotel’s restaurants. Either drop off the crossword solution before 10am on April 17 at the Daily Dispatch building in Beacon Bay, or scan a copy and e-mail it to gocontests@tisoblacks t a r. c o . z a Please include your contact number and full name on the copy. Terms and conditions apply. C O N G R AT U L AT I O N S to for winning number 1075. Bidding Winnie farewell SIPHOKAZI VUSO HUNDREDS of mourners packed the Gompo Hall last Sunday for Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s memorial service. The service, co-ordinated by the Duncan Village zonal leadership, saw leaders and residents of Duncan Village mourning the late Madikizela-Mandela, who died on April 2, in Milpark Hospital, Johannesburg at the age of 81 after a long illness. In attendance at the service were Deputy Minister of Te l e c o m m u n i c at i o n s , Stella Ndabeni Abrahams and the National Executive Committee (NEC) women’s league member Deborah N ko m o s e . PAYING TRIBUTE: Women celebrating the life of Winnie Mandela with the #AllBlackWithADoek campaign Picture: SUPPLIED Veteran Bella Joyi, 81, who was part of the women’s march to the Union Buildings in 1956 in protest against the “dompas” also came to pay her respects. “It was important for these political women to be part of the service because they are women who know her [Winnie} personally and are following in her footsteps and under her leadership,” deputy secretary of Duncan Village zonal leadership, Desmond Anele Davis, said. The main speaker of the day was Pam Tshwete of the ANC’s National Executive Committee (NEC), who served with Madikizela-Mandela on the national executive committee of the ANC. Davis said: “We chose to do this memorial service in our city as it is a significant event to celebrate the life and times of Mam’ Winnie who played a role in the fight against apar theid.” The official funeral proceedings will be held at Orlando Stadium, Soweto, on S at u r d ay. REACHING OUT: Anns from the Rotary Club of Arcadia delivered Easter parcels, containing hot cross buns, Easter eggs, rusks, biscuits and sweets to the 41 residents at Silver Crown Home for the Aged in Amalinda recently with, from left, Kathy Naylor, Lucy Reuter and Jane Potgieter Picture: SUPPLIED FOR THE ANIMALS: Stirling High School pupil Daniel Anderson enter tains the crowd at the SPCA Party for Paws event Picture: SUPPLIED SPCA party raises tail-wagging R6k IT WAS all about the animals on Saturday as the SPCA Party for Paws stole the limelight at the Legends Showcase Venue in Baysville. The event formed part of the fundraising initiative for the SPCA with about R6000 collected on the night. Local musicians performed with SPCA fundraiser Magaret Pautz, saying money raised would be used on meeting the basic needs of the animals. “The money will be used wherever necessary – whether it be for food , cleaning supplies, rates, lights, kennel maintenance or medication for the animals. Our medication and treatments bills are in the region of R40000 to R60000 per month. We also cater for rabies vaccines for the staff in case they are bitten by any of the dogs.” – GO! reporter

April 12, 2018 For all your advertising needs call Cheryl on (043) 702-2031,Wezley (043) 702 2048 or Terry (043) 702 2122 Find us on Facebook GO & EXPRESS Page 9 GO!ENTER TAINMENT What’s on the GO? Contact News Desk on (043) 7022048 or e-mail: by Monday 4pm on publication week Thursday ýPut on your dancing shoes to waltz, two-step and line dance tonight away with live music by Patrick and partner at the E L Bowling Club from 8pm. Entry R25pp Cash bar open. Info 082- 766-7897. Fr i d a y ýCome party tonight away on East London’s best dance floor with live music by Quentin at Comrades Club from 8-15pm. Bar and kitchen open from 6pm at bargain prices. Entry R20pp. Bookings before 2pm Friday 083-255- 3468. Friday and Saturday ýOoh La Lesque presents High Voltage, a classic rock n roll burlesque at Grens High School Hall from 7pm. S at u r d a y ýMajozi LIVE at The C Club in Chintsa. Boeremusic Gilde dance, 7pm for 7.30pm. Grens Primary School hall. Dress: smart casual. Bring own bar and refreshments, R40 per person. Food for sale. For table bookings contact Alwyn at 083-461-3138. ýSkhumba Hlophe, live at The Venue@Hemingways from 8pm. ýYellowwood Forest Fare, Morgan’s Bay, every Saturday from 9am to 2pm. ýThe Centenary Tennis Club hosts social tennis every Saturday from 1.30pm. All welcome. Enquiries: Maurice 082-676-9708. ýGonubie flea market every Saturday in front of the municipality from 8am to 1pm. Glenda 082-714-3390. ýLavender Blue Pineapple Walk every Saturday, weather permitting. Meet Yvonne in the parking lot of Lavender Blue at 5am. Monday ýThe Compassionate Friends meeting will be held at the Vincent Methodist Church, Preston Avenue at 7 for 7.30 pm. All bereaved parents, their family and friends are most welcome to join us. Counselling Psychologist, Judy Rankin will be talking to us on Touching Grief enables connection. For more information contact Myrtle on 043-721-0406 or Jenny on 0 4 3 - 741 - 2 5 51 . ýThe East London group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at the Catholic Church Hall, Quigney at 7pm. Pieter 082-094-0959. ýAA Kayser’s Beach at the Chapel Hall at 7.30pm. Call 082-714-9400. ýAA Cambridge group at the Methodist Church, 7.30pm. Jumbo on (043) 741- 3685. Tu e s d a y ýThe EL Caledonian Society Pipe Band meets on Tuesdays. Robert on 082-897-8571 or Stephen on 0 8 2 - 5 6 0 - 0 2 47 . ýAl Anon family group at the Cambridge Methodist Church 7.30pm. Elsie (043) 721-0483 or 078-628-6311. ýEL Bridge Club duplicate Bridge every Tuesday and/or Saturday at 1.15pm at the Berea Gardens dining hall. Jean on (043) 735-4893. ýMasithethe personal growth and counseling skills course at the EL Golf Club from 6pm to 8.30pm. Call (043) 72 2 - 2 0 0 0 . ýScottish dancing classes from 4pm to 5.30pm at Ham’s Club, Selborne. Call Nookie (043) 726-1100. ýBeacon Bay bridge club social bridge every Tuesday and Friday, 1.30pm to 4.30pm. Meet at the Eden Worship Centre, 10 Coad Road, Beacon Bay. Olga on 083-650-6653 or Heather on (043) 748-1465. Sacrifice of the sporting widow DIDN’T you just love that little promo on SuperSport a few weeks ago which showed a fellow with an angelic look on his face wishing his wife a happy birthday and handing her the television remote control device in a gesture of supreme sacrifice? My wife, bless her, who over the years has made enough “sarmies” fo r Selborne and Queen’s sporting teams to feed an army, still doesn’t know a hockey ball from the Darktown Strutters’ Ball and frankly I suspect, couldn’t give a rat’s ***! So, like television sporting widows everywhere, she clutched her forehead in dark despair when I gleefully informed her that all the upcoming IPC cricket matches in India and all the Super 16 rugby matches would be broadcast live and not only that, we are also to be treated to saturation coverage of the Commonwealth Games and Formula One motor racing on every second Sunday afternoon. And, REFLECTIONS having already survived four cricket test matches against Australia and countless English Premier League football matches, she could now, for good measure, also look forward to 64 matches in the Fifa World Cup football competition. Oh, what bliss – long autumn and winter days of lovely sport on the box! Generally speaking, we males consider ourselves reasonably controlled sports devotees but alas, there are extremists out there who turn into monsters in front of the weekend television screen. During a rugby test match, for example, a normally docile and manageable husband succumbs to a sort of sporting insanity. A charming and ... with Charles Beningfield affectionate Jekyll becomes a dangerous Mr Hyde from whom his offspring retreat in terror to the far corners of the house. As the Springboks strive to cross their opponents’ goal-line in yet another futile attempt, the television set becomes a god before which the most alarming contortions and rites are performed. Were a stranger to whom rugby was an unknown quantity to see the head of the house wailing and writhing, clapping and jumping and swearing and screaming in front of the little screen, he would feel duty bound to summon the men in white jackets. And that’s not all. When the rugger buggers have put away their blood-stained kit and wives and girlfriends can heave a gigantic sigh of relief and enjoy a well-earned break from constant instruction on the importance of finding touch, the merits of the substitution system and the gross ineptitude of Northern Hemisphere referees, they can brace themselves to have runs, wickets, boundaries, the merits of the review system and the gross ineptitude of Nor thern Hemisphere umpires thrust down their throats. As I say, the wives of we sports freaks can always retire to the sanctity of the bedroom to weave wool or consult their friendly neighbourhood lawyer on the best kind of divorce deal they can get. Or they could subscribe to the “join ‘em if you can’t beat ‘em” brigade! GORGEOUS KIDS: Last year’s Beacon Bay Retail Park baby competition overall winners, Uyivile Zwedala and Emelia Veaudry. This year’s competition started on April 7 and ends on April 29 Picture: SUPPLIED ALL THE MOVES: PnA mascot, Penny and PnA marketer, Heinrich Fuls, hand over the R10 000 cheque to studio owner and teacher, Jo Jackson, and her dancers at the East London Airport before they boarded a flight to Johannesburg to take part in Battle of the Giants in Sun City Picture: MADELEINE CHAPUT PNA boost for studio dancers MADELEINE CHAPUT PNA Stationers owners, Darryl and Gussie Eberhardt donated an extra R8 000 to the Jo Jackson Dance Company dancers before they flew out to compete in the Battle of the Giants competition, last week. The dance group were the recent overall PNA Ultimate performer runner-up, wowing the judges with an energetic hip hop routine and winning a R2000 cash prize. The trip cost each dancer R10000, with the extra funds donated from PnA helping the group in making the trip possible. “I can not thank PnA enough,” said teacher, Jo Jackson. Battle of the Giants is the first of three qualifying rounds to the World Championships which will be taking place in Poland later this year. In order to qualify for the World Championships the group will need to come in one of the top three positions during each round. “I totally believe in them and believe that we going to make East London proud. We are really positive, but every year we are blown away with the level of talent and quality of dancing in each category at this competition,” said Jackson. Gussie Eberhardt wished the team good luck as they got ready to board their flight to Johannesburg. “I hope they do well. They are really talented dancers and deserve this oppor tunit y,” Eberhardt said.

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