zimbabwe gecko society

In this newsletter:

- African Arts & Crafts Sale this Weekend- Sat. & Sun.Oct 14th & 15th

- African Dinner - Sat. Oct 21st - Tickets are almost sold out!

- Bottle Depot Account #41


Greetings Everyone!

Our Annual African Art Sale is coming up this weekend!  We are excited to feature a multiple of new pieces that we brought back from our most recent trip to Zimbabwe. We are also excited to share many of our latest accomplishments with you at our dinner. The dinner tickets are almost all sold, so now is the time to secure yourselves a spot! See below for details. 


We have also been working hard throughout the summer filling another container, which will be shipped soon and will be waiting for us upon our arrival in Zimbabwe in January. We will once again be converting the containers into a carpentry workshop and a complete sewing center for the 160 teens that are at a loss of what to do now they have finished school. In a market of 93% unemployment, hope is often lost. The two containers that we shipped this year are bringing new hope. God has answered many prayers and we have everything we need packed inside.
 Frank ,  Liz, Harry, Ross, and a new volunteer Glen  will have much work to accomplish in Zimbabwe.

 Thank you always for your support!  This year we want to replace the wooden school shacks with brick and mortar.  600 orphans and vulnerable children now attend this program that started with 9 hungry kids.  Can we count on you once again to support this encouraging project?

 Any questions email me  at zimbabwegecko@gmail.com 

 See you soon at our events I hope.   

 Thank you always for your support!

Sue and Frank Janetti



Sat & Sun, Oct 14th & 15th

Ocean Park Community Center 1577 128th St.Surrey 8:30 - 4 PM

Come and see all the paintings and artifacts we brought back from our recent trip. Sales will go to support the local artists and artisans.



Linens and  Tablecloths


Wired Ornaments and Artifacts.


  Hand Crafted Greeting Cards


Small Paintings



                   Large Paintings



 AFRICAN DINNER - Saturday, Oct 21st

Tickets on sale now! For $40 you will enjoy a full course African dinner, including dessert, tea and coffee. You will also be entertained with our many Door Prizes and Baskets raffles!  Come  have a fun time in fine company, and celebrate all that has been accomplished in Zimbabwe, thanks to your support.  Purchase individual tickets or book a table of 8 for you and your friends.  Contact Susan Janetti at 604-531-3654 or email me at zimbabwegecko@gmail.com.



If you have returnable bottles that are accumulating in your home, and you just don't feel like sorting them, then we have the answer for you. The ZGS has an account with the White Rock Return It Depot at 3221 140 St, Surrey. You can just leave your bottles there, unsorted, and just say you want the proceeds to go to account #41;  they will do the rest!

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