Our mission is to support the Lusito School in equipping each learner as best possible for their passage through life.
Lusito takes this opportunity in thanking all the golfers and sponsors for making this day a success.
The Year End Lusito Golf Day was held on Wednesday, 11th October 2017 and once again proved to be a great success and an enjoyable day. 78 golfers joined us at the Eye of Africa – Signature Golf Course in Eikenhof, for a midday shotgun tee-off and playing a Competition format of Better Ball Stableford.
The golfers each received a golfer’s shirt and cap at registration. Belem Bakery and Restaurant also provided the golfers with some refreshments on the 1st Tee as well as Liberty Life on the 10th Tee.
The Better Ball Stableford winners for the Year End Lusito Golf Day 2017 were as follows:
1 - Barend Kok & Piet Connel: 49 points
2 - Carl Gonsalves & George Carreira: 49 points
3 - Jacques Kok & Jaco Spamers – 48 points
Nearest to the pin:
5th hole: Alwyn Muller
9th hole: Johnny da Silva
12th hole: Demetrio Sousa
16th hole: Tiago dos Santos
8th Hole: Jacques Kok
17th Hole: Sean Olfsen
Matt & Nilton de Lima: 15 points
This year’s Ladies Brunch was once again a huge success, with over 280 Ladies joining us for a social morning. This year’s brunch was the 14th one that Lusito has hosted. The theme – Sarongs & Thongs, proved popular with the ladies arriving in their favourite Sarongs & colourful thongs (sandals). The BCP/Lusito Banqueting Hall was decorated according to the theme with lots of summer colours, beach umbrellas and of course beach sand, a BIG Thank you to Wally from Gideon’s Flowers & Functions for kindly sponsoring the décor.
Noemia Contente, Executive Committee Member welcomed all the ladies as well as Dra Ana Leonor Maireles and the press, she thanked them for their continued support to the Lusito Association. Noemia Contente also gave a special mention of thanks to all the familiar faces of ladies from our community that work tirelessly within the Portuguese community supporting causes.
Ladies were treated to a scrumptious brunch served by Simply Divine Catering.
Bongi Mthombeni was the emcee and entertainer for the morning and he got the ladies singing and dancing to his talented voice. Linda de Almeida, a consciousness life coach, was our guest speaker, and ladies were treated to massages from Destress Base. Weigh-less also had a table offering the ladies some product samples and advice on weight management and making lifestyle changes.
Each lady was also spoilt with a gift to take home. A BIG Thank you to our sponsors for supporting this event and to all the Ladies for a wonderful morning.
The next Annual Ladies brunch will take place on Saturday, 27th October 2018
ANNUAL COMEDY EVENING WAS A ROARING SUCCESS….
The Lusito Comedy Showcase held at the BCP/Lusito Banqueting hall is a well-attended evening with lots of laughs and has become an annual event enjoyed by many with great comedians taking the stage.
Our next Comedy Evening will take place on Saturday, 2nd June 2018.
Lusito 39th Annual General Meeting
The Annual General Meeting (A.G.M.) took place on Monday, 18th September at the Lusito school.
The Executive Committee was elected and we thank the members for giving of their free time and once again staying on board in the running of the Lusito Association for another term.
The Executive Committee for 2017/2018 is as follows:
1st Vice Chairman
2nd Vice Chairman
The Administrative Council was also appointed and it is with great pleasure that we welcome the members on board for the better success of the Lusito Association.
The Administrative Council 2017/2018 consist of 10 members; Deolinda Molina, Sonia Benga, Angelique da Silva, Emanuel da Silva, Jose Miranda, Kayla Miranda, Daniel Malan, Vera Nazareth, Ricardo Rebelo and Luis Coutinho.
The guest speakers for the evening was Ms Patience Magidie, a student social worker currently at the Lusito School since January, Patience shared her experience and journey at the Lusito School where she has learnt in understanding people in their diversity and also to appreciate the beauty in difference. A child with special needs inspires us to be a special kind of person. Our following guest speaker was Ms Bridget Harris, a Manager for FNB Employee Volunteer Programme, Bridget expressed her honour in being invited to address guests at the AGM. Bridget Harris is a supporter of the Lusito Association and has had the privilege in working with the Lusito Team, which she described as a great team. Bridget explained the innocence of children and how we lose that as adults and working with these disabled children we are reminded of that innocence, which inspires us as adults to be better to ourselves.
We look forward to another successful year with a dedicated team.
- Mr Demetrio Sousa
- Mr Sergio Aquino
- Mr Jose da Silva
- Ms Isabel Cadilhe
- Mr Koos van der Schyff
- Mrs Noemia Contente
- Mr Leandro Cadilhe