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02 November 2018
INK Hockey Club and Made for More were the winners at the 2018 Jack Cheetham and Letsema Awards.

Johannesburg, 1 November 2018 – INK Hockey club and Made for More received top honours at the 38th Jack Cheetham and Letsema Awards, hosted by Murray & Roberts in association with SASCOC.

Johannesburg, 1 November 2018 – INK Hockey club and Made for More received top honours at the 38th Jack Cheetham and Letsema Awards, hosted by Murray & Roberts in association with SASCOC.

The Jack Cheetham Award, which recognises sports development projects that have the potential to change the lives of young able-bodied athletes, was awarded to INK Hockey Club.  The club uses hockey to encourage youth participation in sport which then exposes them to learning and education opportunities.

Made for More, an organisation that empowers and equips the differently abled to pursue a sporting career across a diverse range of sports, received the Letsema Award.  The award was established in 2009 and celebrates sports development projects for people with disabilities.

The first runner up in the Jack Cheetham Award was Langebaan Athletics Club which uplifts the local community and youth through athletics.  Welkom Wresting Club was the second runner up in the award and uses the sport of wrestling to teach discipline, respect and life skills to young people in the surrounding areas.

SASAPD, an organisation that reaches the severely disabled through the sport of Boccia, was awarded first runner up in the Letsema Award.  Second runner up went to Thuthukani Special School.  Located in Empangeni, the school provides holistic education for learners with profound intellectual disabilities.

“The finalists make a valuable difference to their beneficiaries as well as the broader community and we are proud to be able to contribute to their continued success in changing the lives of these athletes” concludes Henry Laas, Murray & Roberts Group Chief Executive.



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