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To Skin a Cat Fundraiser – Mziki Share Block Corporate Golf Day

To Skin a Cat Fundraiser - Mziki Shareblock Corporate Golf Day 5th August

The Mziki Shareblock Corporate Golf Day will be taking place on the 5th of August at Royal Durban Golf Club with the aim of raising conservation funding for the To Skin a Cat project and a comprehensive research study into the hyena population within the Munyawana reserve area, considered important for both Munyawana and national conservation efforts.

The To Skin a Cat project is a campaign aimed at saving leopard populations ins southern Africa by changing cultural and religious thinking on the use of leopard skins as ceremonial dress. At the heart of the documentary film following Tristan Dickerson of the Munyawana Leopard project as he tries to create a high-quality and affordable synthetic fur to combat the demand for real leopard furs used for traditional garments.

Funds raised will go towards the production of the film that will help to profile Tristan Dickerson’s proposed solution to a potential wildlife catastrophe and create local and international awareness about the issue at hand.

Tristan Dickerson, Colwyn Thomas and Greg Lomas will give a brief presentation of the project and progress to date.

The social golf day is a fun-filled event aimed at helping continue the rewarding work being done to conserve our natural habitat and eco-systems.

There will be prizes for winning two-balls, closest to pins, longest drive, lucky draw, most golf etc as well as fantastic prizes on auction to aid the fundraising. Prizes include weekends at Kirkmans Kamp and Exeter Camp in Sabi Sands Reserve, as well as Phinda Reserve in Zululand.

We hope you will consider taking part in the event or spread the word to those that may.

We hope to see you there…

Date & Place:
5 August 2011 at Royal Durban Golf Club starting from 10:30

Better ball stable ford, with closest to the pin & longest drive prizes.

R 2,000.00 per four ball or R550.00 per individual entry.

Playing bookings & tee off times: Glen MacMillan: 082 886 3800

General Queries:
Tony Currie: 082 333 5574

Banking Details:

Mziki Share Block Ltd
Current account
FNB – Ermelo – 270 344
Acc No: 52180020383
(Please reference all deposits with the prefix Golf followed by your name.)

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"I wish you every success in your campaign to save the leopard from extinction and admire the way you are going about it. With the right approach that you are showing, success for both the leopard and the Shembe people/church will come." - Carmen Calleja