26 Apr

Between 27th April and 8th June, The Crescent Shopping Centre in Umhlanga will be running a charity initiative: Rhino meets Reality, on behalf of Project Rhino KZN.

The initiative comprises of three aspects, including a 5 cent collection, where they aim to raise at least 400 000 5 cent pieces (R20 000) for Project Rhino KZN. Collection boxes will be placed in the Pick n Pay passage way and other participating stores in the centre.

There will also be a number of schools from the Ridge area participating in an art exhibition and competition for Grade R to Grade 7. These masterpieces will be displayed in the Pick n Pay passage way and rotate weekly over the six week period. Winners from each grade will be chosen each week, with prizes sponsored by a number of The Crescent tenants, including Tekkie Town, Wimpy, Waltons, Imagine That, Meltz and Bargain Books. These finalists will then go through to a final where one overall winner will be chosen from each grade. Hall of Frames will sponsor the framing for the 8 winning pieces of art (1 winner per grade).

For more information on Project Rhion KZN visit www.projectrhinokzn.org.

(Image: Sheelagh Antrobus and Micah van Schalkwyk of the African Conservation Trust on behalf of Project Rhino KZN with Rolston, the Project Rhino KZN mascot.) 

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