Sheppie Snippets: Tribute to servicemen this Sunday

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Armistice Day is celebrated every year on November 11th. It commemorates the thousands of soldiers who gave up their lives in the two World Wars.

Poppies are worn as a token of this solemn tribute, because the poppy is symbolic of the blood that was spilled on the Western Front in Europe in WWI.

This year’s Armistice Day falls on the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI.

The Rough but Ready Moth shellhole will host the annual Remembrance Day service at Mbango Valley this Sunday, November 11 at 10am for 10.30am. For further information contact Michele at 039 6825251 or 082 4510226.

Prayer

The Umbango Sri Siva Soobramonair Alayam will be observing their annual Skanda Shasti prayer dedicated to Lord Murugan from this Thursday, November 8 until November 13. The temple will be observing the prayer over six days from 6.30pm daily and from 4pm on the weekend. Service will be rendered daily as well as the reciting of the skanda shasti kavasam. All are welcome and for further information contact Cohen Pillay at 076 406 2386.

The Umzimkulwana Shri Siva Soobramoniar held its annual general meeting last Sunday. The new committee members are (from left) Sureshini Naicker (treasurer), Aleen Naicker (assistant secretary), Neloshnee Naicker (secretary), Devan Govender (chairman) and Niven Naicker (vice-chairman).

Breakfast

The South Coast Chamber of Commerce and Industry will host its next breakfast meeting ‘Proudly South African’ at KC’s Coffee Shop, Izotsha on November 20 at 8.15am. Everyone is invited to listen to Phelisa Mangcu, CEO of South Coast Tourism, talk about her ideas to place the South Coast on the domestic and international tourism map. Happy Ngidi, CMO of Proudly SA will also be in attendance and will speak about marketing your business. The price is R75 for members and R100 for non-members. For further information contact Vijay Naidoo at 083 7005427.

Comedy show

The South African Hindu Sewa Samaj, a non-profit organisation, is holding a fund-raiser comedy show ‘A Bash with Tash’ at Andhra Sabha Hall on Sunday, November 18 at 2pm.

Tickets cost R100 per person and are available at Hair and Beauty on the Ridge and Sheppie Green Grocer in Marburg.

For further information contact Captain Vinesh Maharaj at 039 6881353 or 079 5001384.

Christmas fete

Mbango Valley Association will hold its annual Christmas fete at the association on Saturday, November 24 from 8.30am. Go and enjoy a fun morning filled with Christmas cheer. There will be lots of food stalls and gifts. For further information contact Michele at 039 6825251.

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