Raffled Painting - 2015
Since 2013, Glendine, a local artist in De Rust, has donated a painting as part of fund raising for Herberg Children's Home, House G in Roberton. This year a framed painting to the value of R 9 500, can be won. The Frame was donated by Bottega Art Gallery, Oudtshoorn. They can be contacted on tel 044 272 6330 or visit www.bottegaartgallery.co.za
Raffle tickets, @ R20 each, can be bought online when athletes enter or at Village Trading Post, De Rust, where the framed painting is on display.
The Glendine painting was won by Marielle Renssen.
Mariella was overwhelmed with the good news of winning the painting.
"I love art," was her first comment. Marielle participated the first time in the 23rd Meiringspoort 21.1km & 10km. She enjoyed & loved the 21.1km race.
Marielle said that she will always remember the race, De Rust people and most of all, the whole experience.
A total of R45 000 was raised for the Herberg Children's Home, based in Robertson.