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Media Articles: Sept & Oct 2014

. October 30, 2014
Media Articles: Sept & Oct 2014

Erinmail October 2014

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Ralph Schopferer: Birthday Gift

. October 30, 2014
Ralph Schopferer: Birthday Gift

ECHO would like to thank Ralph Schopferer and his guests for the awesome birthday gift of R23, 300.00. Ralph recently celebrated his birthday in Switzerland and encouraged his guest to give to the charity of his choice ECHO. Ralph and his wife Maya have their second home in Erinvale and since making their arrival they […]

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SPRING TEA

. October 30, 2014
SPRING TEA

Two of ECHO’s recent graduates Tracy-Lee Arendse and Lauren Jansen made as so proud when they shared their ECHO journey and their delight in starting their onward journey in their dream careers. See their stories under ECHO Alumni Zunia Boucher- Myers, co-owner of Avontuur Restaurant once again made an awesome MC for the event. Urs […]

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Conflict Management

. October 30, 2014
Conflict Management

Facilitator: Lauren Jansen Date: 6th September 2014 Venue: Erinvale Hotel: Session 1: 09:00 – 12:30 Bianca Bock: I think we all have our own personal conflict situation which we are faced with daily. This workshop helped me personally identify what my conflict management style is so that I can use it and understand how I […]

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Face Forward – Business Etiquette

. October 30, 2014
Face Forward – Business Etiquette

Date: 27th September 2014 Time: 08:30 – 17:15 Facilitator: Celdri de Wet Venue: Erinvale Hotel Session: 1 Best Business Practice Session: 2 Networking   Eben: Business platform: Adapting to the profession when dealing with family & friends was good for me to realise. It was amazing to learn how I still need to keep professional, […]

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Making the Dean’s list:

. October 30, 2014
Making the Dean’s list:

When I heard that I had made the Dean’s list I could not contain my joy but I was a bit unfamiliar with the criteria for this achievement. All I knew is that when you make the Dean’s list it’s something really special to achieve. Just to give you an idea of how big this […]

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Diversity Week: Glocal is lEKKEr!

. October 5, 2014
Diversity Week: Glocal is lEKKEr!

by Bianca Bock   Stellenbosch University celebrated our second annual diversity week. The theme was Glocal is lEKKEr as we celebrate all different diversities across the globe. Each evening there was an event and daily photo booth, writing comments on tables, debating topics and bracelet making session where each bead represents what makes us, us(e.g. one […]

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What is Heritage Day?

. September 24, 2014 . 3 Comments
What is Heritage Day?

by Lincoln Barnabas Heritage Day is a national holiday in South Africa. Its purpose is to celebrate our cultural heritage and to embrace the cultural heritage of other groups in South Africa.  All these groups form the South African rainbow nation.     Heritage includes all that which we inherit. This ranges from things that are […]

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Our Inheritance

. September 15, 2014 . 1 Comment
Our Inheritance

by Eben Johannes When I think about the word inheritance. It normally involves money and materialism. Most families fight over which family member gets which part and it normally causes family separation. This weekend I attended a camp with learners that is part of the schools ECHO Club. I did not know what to expect […]

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The Wisdom to Gain Knowledge

. September 8, 2014 . 3 Comments
The Wisdom to Gain Knowledge

by Nathan Theron   Entering my final couple of weeks at University, I have reflected on the privilege of being given the opportunity to study and it has been such a blessing to be able to have faced so many challenges along the way.  Pursuing my Honours Degree in Property Studies at the University of Cape […]

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