Hydrographic Office Celebrate Mandela Day
Article and photos by Cdr T.J. van Niekerk
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Wednesday, 18 July 2012, the Hydrographic Office teamed
up with members of 526 Squadron and Silvermine, in order
to make a change in the lives of the young children of
the Emmanuel Educare School in Westlake. The contingent
raised funds and obtained various sponsorships. The 180
young children ranging from 3 to 6 years of age enjoyed
the sponsored treats.
Capt Kampfer addressing the school.
the Hydrographic Office assisted in beautifying the
school’s newly erected play yard. This included the
cleaning and painting of the crawl pipes and moving
equipment to its appropriate stowage.
volunteers were entertained by the school children with
a play that included a variety of scenes as presented by
the different age group classes after all the hard work
explained the involvement of the volunteers on the day
and thanked the children for the excellent performance
during the school play. He also encouraged the school
staff to continue their hard work and efforts and
emphasized the important role they play in the lives of
the children. Members from 526 Squadron also presented
the school mistress with a new urn, which would come in
handy in the day-to-day running of the school.