Posts tagged ‘Michael Mol’

August 19, 2014

upcoming: gold charity gala dinner & auction (cape town)

08.19 Gold Charity Diner, Charity, Dinner, Cape Town (by Denzil Jacobs)

GOLD Charity Gala: A celebration of 10 years of youth-led change. In a spirit of thankfulness and in recognition of the hard work that has led to transformation in the lives of African youth, GOLD is hosting an event to mark ten years as a leading youth focussed strategy which has contributed to reduced youth risk behaviour in disadvantaged communities and inspired a revolution of hope amongst thousands at grassroots.

On 6 September 2014, Dr Michael Mol is the master of ceremonies, supported by Natalie Becker, at The Westin, one of Cape Town’s finest hotels.

The focus of this philanthropic evening is to honour a decade of involvement in youth behaviour change and education support and to raise funds and awareness for the GOLD Non-Profit Organisation. It promises to be an unforgettable experience, as guests have the opportunity to purchase items at a private auction whilst sipping on champagne and enjoying a spectacular 3-course supper paired with fine wine. All proceeds raised during the event will go to GOLD’s non-profit endeavours.

Imagine … ‘If influential young leaders changed their lives in positive ways and encouraged their peers to do the same. Imagine what the African continent could look like 40 years on….’

That is what drives GOLD Peer Education Development Agency and why CEO Susannah Farr believes that if you can turn negative peer pressure 360 degrees into positive pressure, it is the most powerful force for change. Rose-tinted glasses?  Not at all. Over the past ten years GOLD has done just that.  Not only have they reached thousands of young people in communities in South Africa, Botswana and Zambia, but the results and outcomes are measurable and phenomenal. It’s not just a feel-good perception. GOLD’s auditing process and the systems used enable donors to have absolute proof of return of social investment.

 

Inspired by the potential of young people driving change in Africa, rather than being the focus of unemployment, GOLD was founded as an NGO in 2004. The GOLD dream is to grow young leaders with character and integrity to mobilise their generation with the tools and support to reach their full potential, despite obstacles such as poverty, apathy, inadequate education, unemployment, orphanhood and HIV. Through a peer-led approach, GOLD provides a structured skills training and mentoring programme to influential young people who become passionate, measurable change agents amongst their peers, in their schools and communities and are able to access and maximise future study and work opportunities.

WHEN: Saturday 6 September 2014

TIME: 19h00

WHERE: The Westin Hotel, Foreshore, Cape Town

TICKETS: R 1000 per person

For further information and ticket purchases, please contact:

Joan-Anne Harris

Cell: +27 (0) 82 442 6545

Email: gold@southernstroll.com

Web: www.goldpe.org.za | www.southernstroll.com/GOLD.html

April 1, 2012

kday music festival 2012

KDay - Liezel van der Westhuizen, Michael Mol, Elana Afrika, Prime Circle

94.5 Kfm and Santam contributed to a bumper Cape Town weekend, when an energetic crowd of 13 500 people gathered for KDay at Val de Vie Wine Estate in Paarl on 31 March 2012. Celebrity guests included Michael Mol, Ewan Strydom and Kfm presenters Liezel van der Westhuizen, Ryan O’Connor, Aden Thomas, Elana Afrika, Lee Downs, Stacey Norman and Mark Pilgrim. KDay is a family event characterised by children, picnic baskets and blankets for a day of celebrating music and our beautiful province. Hosted by 94.5 Kfm and Santam this annual music festival has been growing in strength since it began four years ago. Festival-goers were treated to a stellar line up of Good Luck, Danny K, Loyiso, The Arrows, DJ Kent, Elvis Blue, Mi Casa, The Parlotones, Dan Patlansky, Flash Republic, Prime Circle and Locnville.

KDay - Locnville, Elana Afrika, Loyiso Bala, Ladylicious, Parolotones

KDay is our annual music festival and every year we are more excited about this event as it grows in reputation and size. The line-up includes the best South African bands and at Kfm we proudly support local talent. This is a wonderful festival and a really fun experience for the whole family” said 94.5 Station Manager Colleen Louw.

KDay - Locnville, Danny K, Loyiso Bala, Parolotones

It was great day for music, family and festivity enjoyed by all who attended it. Log on to 94.5 Kfm Breakfast for more images and videos.

Additional photos at JustForTheNostalgia on Facebook.