November 2016 Newsletter

Hi All, Remember our Nativity Play that is being held on 11 December 2016 at 9h30 for 10h00. We hope that as many of you will be able to attend. Thank you to those parents/guardians who have already notified whether they will be coming or not and for letting us know whether we need to […]

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October 2016 Newsletter

Hi All,   By now you should have received your special invitation to the John Peattie House Nativity Play. This will be held on Sunday, 11 December 2016 at 9h30 for 10h00. Please let us know well in advance whether you will be providing a small inexpensive gift for your child/guardian or not. We will […]

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September 2016 Newsletter

Hi All,   The Home participated in Casual Day on 2nd September. All 500 stickers that we ordered were sold. Next year we hope to double the order. Thank you to all those parents/guardians & friends of JPH who bought and helped sell the stickers. We would like to remind you that the Annual General […]

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August 2016 Newsletter

Hi All, It seems like we have gone straight from winter to summer and skipped spring. We are currently experiencing very hot temperatures in Pietermaritzburg. The whole of this week the maximum temperatures are expected to reach 33 degrees. We are very sad to report that on the 1 August, Julie Gillespie passed away. A […]

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July 2016 Newsletter

Hi All, CASUAL DAY is nearly here!! Please remember to get stickers for yourself, family, friends and colleagues from Anne or Lilian. We would like to purchase a few new wheelchairs with the funds raised. Please “Up Your Game” for persons with disabilities on Friday, 2 September 2016. HOME: Fire Alert serviced all our Fire […]

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JUNE 2016 NEWSLETTER

Hi there,   Greetings from a very dry, chilly Pietermaritzburg. Thanks to a very successful fund raising luncheon and auction that one of our parents, Nicky Crowther, organised in Cape Town, we have been able to complete getting and installing all the JoJo/Roto Tanks that we require. Three tanks are on the main water line […]

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Casual Day 2016 – Up Your Game

UP YOUR GAME WITH JOHN PEATTIE HOUSE AND CASUAL DAY Support persons with disabilities on Friday, 2 September 2016. Stickers are available at John Peattie House. Contact Lilian on 033 345 6710 or jphadmin@gracenet.co.za to place your order.

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May 2016 Newsletter

Hi All, The month of May brings a hive of activity to Pietermaritzburg. The city hosts the “Art in the Park”, “Cars in the Park”, the World Champion para-cycling race, The Royal Show and Comrades Marathon. We would like to thank Nicky Crowther who is holding a luncheon fundraiser on behalf of John Peattie House […]

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April 2016 Newsletter

Hi All,   I had a wonderful holiday in New Zealand with my son and daughter and their families. I would just like to thank Lilian for doing an exceptional job while I was away, and to Karin for holding the fort. We would like to send our condolences to Shaunn Kunneke’s family after his […]

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March 2016 Newsletter

Hi All, We would like to remind all parents/guardians to please notify the Home 24 hours before fetching a resident for catering purposes and medication to be dispensed. The sisters are the only staff that have access to medication and therefore need to know in advance.   HOME: We had some heavy rain, followed by […]

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