Seen is a member of the 60 Minutes team in the midst of a play at last year’s tour.
The 60 Minutes Fight Against Drug and Alcohol Abuse NPC, a local non-profit company annually joins hands with the Cedars Recovery Centre to present the 60 Minutes Fight Against Drug and Alcohol Abuse Tour.
The tour visits six high schools, educating and enlightening youth on the effects and dire consequences of substance addiction.
The tour begins on July 29 and will end on July 31. The dedicated team targets two schools per day.The show comprises of an educational play and entertainment pieces.
The play is exclusively prepared and performed by patients of the Cedars Recovery Centre. Being a non-profit company, the company relies solely on sponsorships.
The team is grateful to sponsors for making it possible to carry the message to local schools where drug and alcohol addiction is rife, and a major contributor to derailing the future of young members of society.
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Special thanks go to SAPPI SAICCOR, who has been their major sponsor and has been sponsoring the event for five years running.
Other sponsors include Lightness Productions, Olivia Jones Communications, S Hlatshwayo Attorney, Delta-V Experts, R and M Construction, Stick It, Water Dynamix, SagaTronics, Atlanta Spur and Grand Rapid Spur.
Members of the public are invited to attend the final rehearsal, which is open to the public. The purpose of this open show is to present to sponsors and the public at large with the contents of the message.
While serving this purpose, it also seeks to educate parents and loved ones of addicts about addiction: how it affects an addict and how it should be approached.
The final rehearsal will be held on Thursday, July 25 at the Umkomaas Primary School hall from 6pm to 7pm.
For more information, contact Mr Brighton Hlatshwayo on 083-743-3435 or via email at [email protected]