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05 Dec 2013

A Christmas experience the Steinthal Children’s Home will never forget

Surrounded by majestic mountains and steeped in history, the Steinthal Children’s Home in Tulbagh came alive with the sound of squeals of excitement, laughter and playful happenings at the children’s Christmas party that took place on Friday 29 November 2013. It was a festive...

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24 Oct 2013

Jaws drop as learners from Phakama Secondary School come face-to-face with African dinosaurs

Caption: 74 Grade 10 learners from Phakama Secondary School in the disadvantaged community of Philippi were recently treated to a fossil workshop and tour at Iziko SA Museum in Cape Town thanks to the sponsorship of Penbev. A fascination with dinosaurs and other creatures of the past are...

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18 Oct 2013

Carehaven’s new reception area a welcome addition

Nestled in Cape Town, The Salvation Army’s Carehaven is a place of refuge for abused women and children. To continue their commitment to the community, the shelter needs a lot of support and as a result, Peninsula Beverage Company (PenBev - local bottler and distributor of The Coca-Col...

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06 Aug 2013

Learners time travel to the world’s first heart transplant at the Heart of Cape Town Museum

Caption: South Africa has become synonymous with exceptional medical talent thanks to the world’s first heart transplant at the hands of our very own Professor Christiaan Barnard. Our rich medical history was shared with excited learners from Phoenix High School in Manenberg, Athlone w...

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03 Jul 2013

Learners treated to a wildlife educational talk by Giraffe House

Nestled in the rolling green hills amongst hectares of farmlands lies the sleepy town of Elsenberg, which is home to J.J. Rhodes Primary School – an educational haven for 277 farm children. With smiles to brighten any room, the excited learners welcomed Giraffe House’s Alma who re...

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27 Jun 2013

Learners transported back in time with an educational historic walking tour at the V&A Waterfront

Only a few South Africans know that the V&A Waterfront is home to the oldest working harbour in South Africa along with 22 cultural landmarks. PenBev (Peninsula Beverage Company - local bottler of The Coca-Cola Company’s products in the Western and Northern Cape) in partnership with...

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17 Jun 2013

Peer pressure education programme gives learners the upper hand

Our youth, especially teens, are faced with serious challenges on a daily basis. From browsing the Internet, to bullying, joining gangs and drug abuse have grave consequences; unfortunately our youngsters are not necessarily equipped emotionally to stand up for themselves and realise their ...

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06 Jun 2013

EduBus educates small shop owners around the Western Cape

EduBus hits the road to educate small shop owners around the Western Cape on key business principles There are more than 8000 small corner shops in the Western & Northern Cape alone, which are run by locals whose family rely on the income for their basic needs such as food, water and sh...

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22 May 2013

120 learners from Blackheath Primary tackle litter problem in canal clean-up

A 250 strong team of eager environmental enthusiasts consisting of Grade 7 learners, teachers, PenBev employees and local community members gathered at the Blackheath Community Centre on Saturday morning, to show their support for a cleaner, greener community. The participants were treated ...

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29 Apr 2013

Pride of Cape Town lions to be auctioned to raise money for lion conservation

Locally designed lions will be auctioned on 3 May at V&A Waterfront’s Moyo Restaurant to raise funds for The Born Free Foundation and their efforts to protect this African beauty from extinction. For the past two months, the creatively designed Pride of Cape Town lion exhibitio...

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22 Apr 2013

New Squeeze Bottle Technique Helps Alleviate Disease

Water is a scarce resource and for many South Africans, practising cleanliness is a luxury especially when there is limited access to clean running water. Peninsula Beverage Company (PenBev – local bottler and distributer of The Coca-Cola Company products in the Western Cape) in partner...

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08 Mar 2013

Pride of Cape Town Art Exhibition Launches This Weekend At the V&A Waterfront

A pride of lions will be making their way to the V&A Waterfront this Saturday…Over the next eight weeks, The Born Free Foundation’s Pride of Cape Town art installations will transform the V&A Waterfront into a playground for 30 creative lion sculptures creating awareness ...

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31 Jan 2013

PenBev Celebrates World Wetlands Day with Eco Sponsorship

Saturday 02 February 2013 is celebrated around the world as World Wetlands Day, and to mark this annual occasion, Peninsula Beverage Company (PenBev – local bottlers of The Coca-Cola Company in the Western Cape) is supporting the Zandvlei Trust for the fifth consecutive year. The Wes...

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