Events

JAZZ IN THE PARK: 25 MARCH 2012

 Eulene, Lucia, Alta saying thanks to Amanda and friends- Jazz 2012



 Jazz 2012 ADT guards



 Hano on guitar



 Melanie Scholtz



 Faithful supporters and sound technician



 Faithful WCRC volunteers



 Dancing to the music



 Cedric



 Audience



 Audience at the concert



 Audience at the concert



 UCT Jazz students



 WCRC staff and Mpilisweni erecting Mukhtar tent



 Shaun Johannes



 Performers socializing berfore the concert



 Dave Ledbetter



 Amanda arriving at the theatre



 The male volunteers posing with Amanda



Jazz in the Park: 20 March 2011

Shannon and Miro



WCRC Facility Board member, Kath Green at the concert



Shannon and Miro in stage



Tina and Dave on stage



Performers off stage at Jazz in the Park



Jazz performers: Sandile and Vuyo



Vocalist for Hano's band



Sound Engineer Hano as guitarist



Friends of WCRC (Heidi, Russel and Olivia)



Jazz in the Park: Guitarist Dave Ledbetter



Crowd at Jazz in the Park 20 March 2011



Amanda & WCRC staff (S Hassan and Jenny Hendry)



Jazz in the Park - Amanda and fans



Wheelchair Challenge 2010

The WCRC Facility Board and Quad Para Association of the Western Cape hosted a successful 2nd wheelchair race on the WCRC site on 6 November 2010.

Picture: Stuart Mc Creadie winner of the 22.1 km para hand cycle race



Wheelchair Challenge10-1129 22.1 km challengers







Race Registration in one of Nomadic's tents



Phil Khumalo (Power station Manager: Eskom Peaking Generation), Jenny Hendry, CEO: WCRC and Motivation Africa Corporate Team



Riaan Nel demonstrates a three wheeler in the 22.1 km races



Certificate ceremony



Jenny Hendry at certificate ceremony



Action during the  22.1 km racing chair race



Francois du Plessis during the 22.1 km race



Simazile Ntyikwe in 22.1km racing chair race



Marlon Stevens and Ashlene Hunter competing in the 800m motorized chair race



Competitors in the 6.4 km races





Deen Louw dancing with spectators and Eskom staff



Mayenzeke Gwija (227), Ryan Maddan, Siyabulele Mahlikihla (202)



Cathleen Roodt winner of the race for the newly diagnosed paraplegics



Shonaquip staff members enjoying the day



Ansa Theron vocalist



Youngest competitor in the 22.1km race



An ESKOM team at one of the water points



Helios security members participating in the inter-corporate team



The assembly line for the 6.4km race



Deen Louw, local DJ , entertaining the crowd



Clifford Martin en Babalo Polose in 6.4 km para race



Competing in the 22.1 km hand cycle race



Staff from Sports and Recreation: Come and Play manning the jumping castle



Eskom corporate relay team



Chris Burger Petro Jackson Player's fund members participating on the day



START OF THE 22.1 km races



Jacques Lloyd, winner of 6.4 km quad standard chair race



Competitors in the motorized race



Phil Khumalo, Benito Vergotine (MC) with Heidi Vollmer and A Ghillino (in background)



Inter corporate Relay teams: Fourie attorneys, the Bikinis and the Bandanas team members



Jazz in the Park: 20 March 2011

Shannon and Miro



Thumbs up for Eskom sponsored race



Peer supporter trainees: 2nd intake

Photo depicts Jacques Lloyd, the facilitator of the practical exercises with some of the trainees on the basket ball court at WCRC:

From l to r:
Jacques Lloyd, Allan Gordon (from Mitchell's Plain), Dawid De Koker (from Worcester), Frankie Dass (From Paarl), Xolile Ntsholo and Christopher Chulayo (both from CT). The two ladies are staff members from Nascence Education.



"Plodding for Wheels" donates 2 basket ball chairs

Photo of Allen Gordon and Sherwin Gerwell trying out the new basket ball chairs.



Photo of Nic Good and Wilfred Allen (WCRC: physiotherapist) at  WCRC.



Jazz in the Park Concert 2010

Jazz in the Park Concert: Amanda and Sandile



Jazz in the Park Concert: Audience



Jazz in the Park Concert: Drums - Frank Paco



Jazz in the Park Concert: Lead guitar



Jazz in the Park Concert: Rhythm guitar



Jazz in the Park Concert: Vocals - Jeremy Olivier



MITCHELL’S PLAIN WHEELCHAIR RACE

6km race - ladies not far behind



6km race - struggle continues



A Ghillino (QAWC), Arnold Swarts (Eskom) and Alta Ferreira (WCRC)



Action during 6km race



At the end of all races



Benito Vergotine as the MC for the day



Building up momentum for race



Cheering the athletes on



Donna Fraenkel, swim coach at WCRC Health and Wellness Centre



Eskom stall



First winner -  Motorized Wheelchair Race



Member of the Mpilisweni Group - winner of Corporate Prize



Push with helper event



Some of the members of the Eskom Corporate Teams



Start of 21km races



The buzz around the lucky draw prizes



The lucky winner of a top from Second Skins



The Marching Squad from Portlands High



Thomas Mitchel from Maties receiving 1st prize for 21km hand cycle race



WCRC Peer supporters participated on the day



What a relief! End of paraplegic self propelling race



Wheelchair ball room dancing



Wheelchair rugby



Hermanus Wheels and Runners Race

WCRC Staff
Back row from left to right:
Wonderboy Mondi, Suzanne Stark, Tasleem Paleker, Alicia Bock, Dietland Gretchel, Robin Scott , Elzbeth Pienaar
Middle from left to right:
Carmenita Dampies , Ronel Jonkers
Front:
Shirley James



WCRC Partcipants with their prize bags
Left to right:
Shaheed Salie, Cyril Jacobs, Noma-India, Midas, Yvonne



Jazz at the Artscape



WCRC Participants front row from left to right
Brandon Wilscott
Richard Adams
Fuzile Pelu
Sherwin Gerwell



Jazz in The Park 2009

 Cedric Vandenschrik accompanied by Amanda

Amanda Tiffin and performers on stage

JP Lugt, Chairperson WCRC Facility Board and spectators

Some of the 300 spectators at the event

Seen at event: Gubela Mji from Stellenbosch University: Rehab Studies
Seigo Matsunaga

Spectators getting into the Jazz vibe

Amanda performing at event

Sandile Gontsana

Amanda Tiffin on stage

Shannon Mowday performing with her father, Bob.

Hano Smit: Sound Technician at the event

12 December 2008: WCRC Contributes to the World Health Organisations' Guidelines on the provision of manual wheelchairs in less resourced settings

Dr Krish Vallabjhee and Jenny Hendry on the obstacle course, assisted by Kyle Nortje (Physiotherapist) and Sharon Ngemntu (Occupational therapist)



Dr Beth Engelbrect assisted by Wilfred Allen (physiotherapist)

WHEELCHAIR DONATION: 25 SEPTEMBER 2008

The Helderberg Sunrise Rotary Club was instrumental in obtaining 10 wheelchairs from Sesego Cares for clients of the WCRC.

Sesego Cares is the voluntary non-profit organisation run by Absa spouses. Fatima Khan is the chairman of the Western Cape branch of Sesego
Cares.

Their latest project is the donation of more than 1000 wheelchairs to individuals with disabilities throughout South Africa over the next few months This initiative is executed in partnership with Rotary Club of Northcliff and the United Kingdom-based Rotary Club of Rushmoor.
 
Andre van Eeden is a member of the Helderberg Sunrise Rotary Club (HSRC) in Somerset West. After reading about the wheelchair initiative, he contacted Annemarie Mostert, Head of Protocol & Public Relations at Absa. Through his actions HSRC got involved as part of this initiative. Lynette Stassen is on the board of HSRC as their Club Director and with Andre manages the process and logistics of the wheelchair applications.

From L-R: Jenny Hendry(HOI), Fathima Khan: ABSA Regional Leader: Retail Short
Term, Lynette Stassen and André van Eeden from Rotary: Helderberg
Sunrise Club.

From L-R: Soelaylah Hassan, Elsje Scheffler and Jenny Hendry receiving
wheelchairs from Fathima Khan and Lynette Stassen.

COMMENCEMENT OF 2008 TRAINING AT WCRC NURSING SCHOOL



R683 students for 08/09

R2175 (Intake 08/09)

2nd R683 students (New intake for 2008).

WCRC NURSING SCHOOL: GRADUATION ON 29 JULY 2008

The W.C.R.C. hosted its second graduation ceremony for nurses who have completed their training at the Nursing School at the C.R. Louw Auditoruim, Sanlam Head Office, Bellville.  A total of 81 candidates graduated, of which 37 were R683 candidates and 44 were R2175 candidates. Sanlam sponsored the venue.

R683 students for 06/08 (bridging from staff nurse to professional/ registered nurse). Pass rate: 98%.

R2175 (2006 -2007): 100% pass rate.

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