Community

17 Oct 2014

Atlantis school makes it to the COPA Coca-Cola National Football Finals

Caption: The soccer stars of Robinvale Secondary School receive a champions send-off this week as they make their way to Durban for the finals of the COPA Coca-Cola National Football Tournament. Robinvale Secondary School in Atlantis has beaten 140 schools in the Western Cape to make it ...

Read More
14 Oct 2014

Global Hand Wash Day helps create awareness for alternative hygiene techniques

Above: children learn to use the new hand wash ‘squeezy bottles’ donated by Peninsula Beverage Company to help create hygiene awareness. With Global Hand Wash Day this week (15 October, 2014) and the diarrhoea season coming up (November to May), the City of Cape Town’s ...

Read More
13 Oct 2014

The Coca-Cola Amateur Cup Finals 2014 a huge success!

Caption: Winning teams Silver Spur (above left, men’s) and Vasco da Gama (above right, women’s) take home their trophies at this years’ Coca-Cola Amateur Cup at Athlone Stadium on Saturday, 11 October 2014. Soccer fans around the Cape flocked to Athlone Stadium this pas...

Read More
02 Oct 2014

Soccer lovers, don’t miss the Coca-Cola Amateur Cup Finals 2014 on 11 October 2014!

Six talented soccer teams will battle it out to take home a victory in their group at this years’ Coca-Cola Amateur Cup at Athlone Stadium on Saturday, 11 October 2014. Athlone Stadium will transform into an electric gathering place this Saturday, 11 October as soccer fans flock to the ...

Read More
08 Sep 2014

Join the excitement at Milnerton Beach this International Coastal Clean-Up day

Peninsula Beverages (PenBev – local bottler of The Coca-Cola Company products in the Western and Northern Cape) are challenging all Capetonians to roll up their sleeves and to do their bit to keep our coast clean this International Coastal Clean-Up day on Saturday 20 September 2014. PenBev ...

Read More
05 Sep 2014

SA Recycling Week - Businesses need to implement positive change

South Africa (SA) Recycling Week is just around the corner, 10 - 15 September 2014, and not only is it important for every person to do their part in helping to look after the environment, but businesses also need to lead by example. It is business’ responsibility to instil in their staff a...

Read More
22 Jul 2014

Smiles of joy this Mandela Day!

Caption: Durbanville Children’s Home in Cape Town was a flutter with giggles and excitement on International Mandela Day when Peninsula Beverage Company (PenBev – local bottler of The Coca- Cola Company’s products in the Western and Northern Cape) spent the afternoon wi...

Read More
26 Jun 2014

A stellar turn-out at the opening of Strand Moslem Primary’s new classrooms

Earlier this week saw the opening ceremony of Strand Moslem Primary’s four new classrooms, just before the holy month of Ramadaan. Learners, teachers and invited guests celebrated the monumental occasion. Squeals of excitement from the learners of Strand Moslem Primary could be hea...

Read More
19 Jun 2014

Strand Moslem Primary School celebrates the opening of their new donated classrooms

The Strand community in the Western Cape will have their prayers answered at the end of June 2014, as the Strand Moslem Primary School opens four new classrooms, which will allow the school to accommodate 120 learners. After months of planning, designing and building, the eagerly awaite...

Read More
09 Jun 2014

Learners given tools to deal with peer pressure

Teens are faced with serious challenges on a daily basis. From gangsterism and drug abuse to cyber bullying and underage drinking; unfortunately our youngsters are not always equipped emotionally to stand up for themselves and realise their dreams when faced with these pressures from their peers....

Read More
04 Jun 2014

Coca-Cola Amateur Soccer Cup kicks off in time for World Cup Soccer fever

World Cup Soccer fever is hitting the globe in the lead up to the games in June this year, and Cape Town is celebrating with its own soccer tournament! The Coca-Cola Amateur Cup recently launched with over 750 soccer teams which have been given the opportunity to show off their sporting skills ov...

Read More
04 Jun 2014

Local Sun Valley future soccer star heading to Brazil

Carl Van Rensburg (first row, fourth from the left) from Silvermine Academy High School in Sun Valley (near Noordhoek, Cape Town) celebrates for being selected as one of four players travelling to Brazil for the COPA Coca-Cola Brazil Camp in June later this year, thanks to his incredible soc...

Read More
20 May 2014

Learners from Nebo Primary School get a taste for water

Caption: Learners from Nebo Primary School in Ravensmead, Parow drink thirstily from their new water fountains. Clean drinking water on the playground is a luxury for many learners. Even flushing a toilet and washing hands in a basin is often a challenge when necessary maintenance on ame...

Read More
17 Mar 2014

Children from Mfuleni and Khayelitsha enjoy The Rotary Blue Train Park experience

Caption: A day to remember – 136 ecstatic children from Isiseko Educare Centre in Mfuleni and Ilitha Family Learning Educare in Khayelitsha were treated to a day out at Sea Point’s The Rotary Blue Train Park. Squeals of excitement and beautiful sunshine set the tone for t...

Read More
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...

Read More
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...

Read More
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...

Read More
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...

Read More
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...

Read More
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...

Read More
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 ...

Read More
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...

Read More
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 ...

Read More
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...

Read More
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...

Read More
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 ...

Read More
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...

Read More