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RED Sock Friday Flash MOB 2011 for Hannah view the video here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sg-hsFinNpg&feature=youtu.be

A RED Sock Friday Flash Mob was arranged at Walmer Park Shopping Centre on Friday the 11-11-11@11. It was an impromptu flash mob that had +/- 40 participants in RED Socks including children rom the EP Child and Youth Care Centre. A mixture of Owling, Planking & Music was the theme. As the Bag Piper (Danny Ah-Hing) entered the area followed by the children and adult flash mobbers to their designated positions the mobbers then did their owling and planking as she played. Once the Bag Pipers stopped playing 3 Flights Up (a Uitenhage Band) began playing and the mobbers fell to the floor waving their feet with RED Socks on in the air to symbolise marching for those fallen hereos of war. Once the band stopped the Bag Piper began playing again and exited with the mobbers following. It was a great success....11-11-2012, another celebration will be performed in honour of fallen War Heroes.

Free screening of Hearing was offered for a two week period at the Greenwood Primary SchoolPartially Hearing Unit. Our main campaign was partnering with BayFM, Apple Express listeners were urged to Tune in and Live the Experience from 3 - 9 may 2010 between 0600 and 18h00.The campaign aim was to raise awareness on what it feels like to NOT HEAR PROPERLY and the confusion with sounds heard by partially deaf people on a daily basis at home and in the work environment.BayFM DJ's used sound, facts on famous Deaf People from South Africa and Did You Know facts on Deafness to involve the community in the campaign. A main part of the campaign was the Ear Plug Session on 5 May 2010. Through the distribution of ear plugs at major intersections the community were asked to wear them between 06h00 and 09h15 and call in and share there Deafening Experience. Part of the campaign was involving the learners from the greenwood Partially Hearing Unit in an art competition. Here they used their creative abilities to interpret the campaign "Silence is Deafening". The art was displayed at Colin Wells Art Gallery for the week and Judged by Rose Ogden and Stephen Duckworth. The top 12 submissions were used on a 2011 Calender to raise funds for extra reading lessons for learners from the Partially Hearing unit at Greenwood Primary School.

The winners of the Silence is Deafening Creative Competition enjoyed a fun day out sponsored by the Boardwalk.To get involved contact Janet 083 607 5151 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Let Get Loud was our campaign for 2009. We had the involvement of the Italian Bikers from Port Elizabeth, in a MotoGP fun day at Shhugar in Port Elizabeth. The day was well attended and funds raised were used to send 12 learners from Grades 1 and 2 for extra reading lessons at the Tina Cowley Reading Centre in Miramar. Free testing of hearing was done in the audiometry unit at Greenwood Primary School during national Deaf Awareness Week 2009. Here the centre was opened to the public for the week for free hearing screening. It is always a great success as those with hearing problems are diagnosed and correct measures can be taken for children from an educational perspective, adults are also screened and referred to audiologists for further medical attention.

Donate a Silver Coin was our campaign for 2008. Schools participated in the campaign, learners were asked to donate a silver coin during National Deaf Awareness Week 2008. Monies raised were used to send learners to the Tina Cowley Reading Centre in Miramar for extra reading lessons. Free testing of hearing was done in the audiometry unit at Greenwood Primary School during national Deaf Awareness Week 2008.Here the centre was opened to the public for the week for free hearing screening. It is always a great success as those with hearing problems are diagnosed and correct measures can be taken for children from an educational perspective, adults are also screened and referred to audiologists for further medical attention.

Free testing of hearing was done in the audiometry unit at Greenwood Primary School during national Deaf Awareness Week 2007.Here the centre was opened to the public for the week for free hearing screening. It is always a great success as those with hearing problems are diagnosed and correct measures can be taken for children from an educational perspective, adults are also screened and referred to audiologists for further medical attention. Later in the year, the Nelson mandela Bay Sevens dedicated their Paintball Arena for fund raising for the extra reading lessons needed. A percentage of participants fees went to the Urban Sky Trust.

Free testing of hearing was done in the audiometry unit at Greenwood Primary School during national Deaf Awareness Week 2006. Here the centre was opened to the public for the week for free hearing screening. It is always a great success as those with hearing problems are diagnosed and correct measures can be taken for children from an educational perspective, adults are also screened and referred to audiologists for further medical attention.A Golf Day was also hosted and well attended. Our celebrity guests were Kurt Schoonraadt and Dave Callaghan. Two lucky children were lucky to meet with them and spend some time on the golf course. Monies raisedwent towards Doctors fees for children from the partially Hearing Unit who needed additional testing etc and were not on medical aids.