31 May 2017
The lady behind the renowned Alice Art Gallery in Ruimsig, who also was awarded Winner of Woman-owned Business 2015 by the South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry, celebrated her 51st birthday at the gallery with her closest friends and family in delightful high-tea style! With champers, show-stopping cakes and divine treats, it was a celebration among roses – the theme of this year’s party!
29 May 2017
Our four-pawed friends at the 9th Day Animal Shelter can wag the winter blues goodbye thanks to a generous donation of handmade blankets. Get It Joburg West’s sister publication, the Krugersdorp News, in conjunction with Amandel Aksie’s Hande vat vir Liefde project recently hosted a blanket-making workshop at the Suiderlig church, where attendees learnt the super-useful skill of creating knotted blankets, all in the name of a worthy cause.
24 April 2017
What’s better than spending a Saturday picking up awesome meat specials and being entertained by plenty of live music? Not much! The opening of Meat World at the new Valley View Shopping Centre was a real treat for the whole family! Besides their incredible specials they also ensured a great attraction at their Meat World Music Festival, which was emceed by Shaleen Surtie-Richards and included a production entitled Liewe Heksie en die Tuindwergie as well as live shows by Francois van Rensburg, Pieter Smith, DJ Ossewa, Phillru van Achterbergh and Bobby van Jaarsveld.
22 April 2017
Wynand du Plessis Attorneys recently celebrated an incredible milestone at the Makiti Wedding and Function venue. The renowned West Rand firm toasted its 30th year in existence at a function where special guests, including employees, friends, family and life-long clients, were treated to a divine three-course meal and some heart-felt thanks from founder and owner, Wynand du Plessis.
30 March 2017
She’s very well-known in the media and entertainment world, but has always remained incredibly humble! The lovely Collett Dawson pulled out all the stops in celebration of her 25 years in the industry and the 4th birthday of her successful public relations and entertainment company, CoLab Network. Guests included many celebs, theatre stars, producers, friends, media and family, and everyone was treated to an evening of seriously good music, plenty to eat and drink and a heart-felt thanks from Collett for the support over the years.
29 March 2017
The Randfontein Show has become a renowned event on the West, thanks to all it has to offer visitors. As in all previous years, Women’s World Day of Prayer (WWDP) was celebrated on the first Friday of the Show, with hundreds of women gathering in the main tent to pray, praise and worship – this year in aid of Hospice. The guest speaker for the morning was the awe-inspiring multiple cancer survivor Jana du Plessis. See who we spotted …
4 March 2017
Show us anyone who doesn’t love a true celebrity party in old Hollywood style! The annual Travelbags fund-raising event at the lovely Glenburn Lodge and Spa was certainly no exception! Those attending were treated to a divine three-course lunch, plenty of spoils and superb prizes in pure celeb style! Rian van Heerden MCed the event while a variety of performances by Philip Moolman, Alice Orion and Veronique Lalouette got the crowd moving.