Growing Gold in September 2018

Childhood Cancer Awareness

Gold in September 2018

Childhood cancer awareness – growing Gold in September 2018

September is not just Spring in South Africa, but also the month in which we swim KZN Junior Champs and support Gold in September.

Gold in September (G9) is a Wisconsin based non-profit organization. They raise funds to support researchers in their quest to find a cure for childhood cancer.

Let’s take a look at how the idea grew since we first used a Twibbon frame on Facebook in 2016.  We start with our current plan, working back to the 2015-2016 season. Continue reading

KZN School Swim Champs 2018

KZN School Swim Champs 2018

School Swim Champs

School swim Champs KwaZulu Natal (KZN) – January and February 2018 – a first for Monica

January through to March is usually a quiet time on the swimming front.  We only swim a couple of Age group galas.

These months are, however, very busy months for school-going learners.  The schools start in January with inter-house galas.  They choose teams to represent the respective schools in Districts based on the outcome of their inter-hours galas.

Each district selects a team to compete at the KwaZulu Natal (KZN) Provincial schools championships.

KZN Schools selects a team to represent the Province at the annual National Schools Championship based on the outcome of the Provincial school championships.

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