News for seniors – local, international, and YEI specific
Wishing all YEI fathers and grandfathers a wonderful and
blessed Father’s Day on 16 June 2019
Greetings YEI readers
Join the conversation, on the YEI Facebook page
News, views (serious, fun and tongue-in-cheek), loads of great topics,
and plenty of interaction from YEI Facebook fans.
Here’s a selection of topics recently discussed on the YEI Facebook page:
- SARS should consider a tax threshold for SA pensioners – click here
- A town full of golden oldies! Click here
- D-Day veterans recreate their parachute landing in Sonneville, France 75 years after their WW2 arrival – click here
- RIP, Piet Botha – click here
- Happy 85th Birthday, Donald Duck – click here
Don’t forget the Swellendam Winter School
only on until the end of August 2019
An extraordinary and unprecedented cooperation between all community members brought to life The Swellendam Winter School, an initiative dreamed up by resident John Paisley. Taking place from June to the end of August 2019, the whole of Swellendam is becoming a ‘school’: the kind of school you could only dream of when you were a child. A school for those people who never want to stop learning, and who enjoy new experiences, making new friends and discovering new places. The Winter School has over 40 courses. Click here to read more…
Click here to see the fabulous competitions on WIN with YEI
WINNER: 3-night stay at Thandulula Luxury Safari Tents
The winner of the 3-night stay at Thandulula Luxury Safari Tents
is Pierre Pienaar from Pinetown.
Congratulations Pierre on winning such an awesome prize. Enjoy! Well done!
Thank you to Thandulula Luxury Safari Tents for providing this awesome prize!
WINNERS: Tickets to see Disney On Ice presents Magical Ice Festival
We are delighted to announce that the winner
of the Disney On Ice tickets for Pretoria is: Shadi Motileng
We are sure you and your family will have a marvellous time at Disney On Ice
Many thanks to the organizers for this lovely prize!
There is still time for Durban and Cape Town folk to get their entries in. Click here
(Sorry, Johannesburg competition has closed)
Click here to see all of the winners of YEI competitions.
Winners names are also featured on the YEI Facebook page.
SA International Documentary Festival; Knysna Oyster Festival; Soweto Jazz Festival; Disney On Ice; Peppa Pig, Day of Remembrance, Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital, Stomp, Unplugged Live Concerts
Click here to get all the details in the What’s On guide.
International news for seniors
- Could perking up gut bacteria promote healthy aging? Click here
- Causes and treatments for thinning hair. Click here
- Seniors make waves in friendly dragon boat race. Click here
YEI – time for a little fun
Until next month…
Marilyn and the YEI Team