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Re: The Forum Wins An Award

Unread post by SANParks » Mon Nov 04, 2013 4:15 pm

Congratulations, VHRs!

Congratulations, SANParks Forums!


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Aaaaaaaah... Just a few of the broad brush strokes of what the VHRs have been up to in the past 4 years. (Non-stop.)

SANParks are indebted to the VHRs for the hard work, determination, and the never-ending effort and support. We convey our deep-felt gratitude to your team, as well as to the HR organization and its management. Thank you for everything you did, and still do for SANParks. For Nature Conservation.

This Kudu Award could not have gone into more worthy hands. :clap: :k :gflower:

We are proud to be associated with you, VHRs, and we are ready to admit: You Virtually Rock!
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Re: The Forum Wins An Award

Unread post by hilda » Tue Nov 05, 2013 2:49 am

SANParks wrote:This Kudu Award could not have gone into more worthy hands. We are proud to be associated with you, VHRs, and we are ready to admit: You Virtually Rock!


Well said SANParks! They certainly rock! :clap: :clap:
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Re: The Forum Wins An Award

Unread post by DinkyBird » Wed Nov 06, 2013 2:48 pm

Thank you Nedret for those words :) Thank you too, for your guidance and wisdom, always.

I am in Kruger, and so far battled to get a good enough signal to reply here.

This is indeed an award for the forums, for all those forum members who have started and run/assisted with initiatives and projects that support SANParks and conservation on these forums; those who support the projects in so many different ways; those who have worked together over the years in a constructive and positive manner with the VHRs to make a difference in our national parks and for conservation. This forum community has been 'put on the map'. We can and do make a huge contribution. And long may we do so :clap: :clap:

Some pics for the time being, Hawk has some video footage he will load when we are back home.

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The Chairman of the Board presented us with our award, item 3 under Kudu Awards on the programme

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Myself, JenB and Nedret

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SANParks EBiz Pearls, Steven and Lize, left and right.

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Some VHRs and Nedret celebrate on Saturday.
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Re: The Forum Wins An Award

Unread post by Carol g » Wed Nov 06, 2013 3:15 pm

DB, you JenB and Nedret look oh so glam :clap: :clap:

I see JenB's black eyes have healed nicely after her little episode with her Rottie :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: The Forum Wins An Award

Unread post by hilda » Wed Nov 06, 2013 4:29 pm

Thank you for sharing DinkyBird! Awesome pictures of beautiful people! :clap: :clap:
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Re: The Forum Wins An Award

Unread post by Stark » Wed Nov 06, 2013 5:46 pm

:clap: :clap: :clap:

Very proud. We rock. :thumbs_up:
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Re: The Forum Wins An Award

Unread post by Jazil » Wed Nov 06, 2013 8:13 pm

Congrats and well done everyone, really wonderful work done by you all. :clap: :clap: :clap:
Don't forget to PM any Mod your Kudu nominations for the month.

If you want to list your Park Dates in the YR Thread then please PM me.

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Re: The Forum Wins An Award

Unread post by RosemaryH » Wed Nov 06, 2013 8:42 pm

:congrats: & :hands: everyone :D :D

DB, you JenB and Nedret look oh so glam :clap: :clap:

I agree Carol g :)
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Re: The Forum Wins An Award

Unread post by barryels » Thu Nov 07, 2013 9:11 am

:congrats: to everybody involved :dance: . You all Rock :thumbs_up: .
Always be humble and understanding

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Re: The Forum Wins A Kudu Award

Unread post by DinkyBird » Sat Nov 30, 2013 9:02 pm

Taken from the SANParks Gallery:

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Community contribution to conservation award – Region of the year award is Virtual Honorary Rangers by dinkybird, on Flickr
The Award was presented by Chairperson of the SANParks Board, Mr Kuseni Dlamini and CEO FNB Public Sector Banking, Mr Danny Zamdamela



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Programme by dinkybird, on Flickr

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Bert, member of SANParks VHRs who lives in Holland by dinkybird, on Flickr

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Myself, Bert and JenB by dinkybird, on Flickr

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Our Kudu by dinkybird, on Flickr
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Re: The Forum Wins An Award

Unread post by onewithnature » Sat Nov 30, 2013 10:49 pm

Stirring stuff; I can hear the philharmonic paying tribute to us in the background. Very proud of everyone involved. WHAT A FORUM!

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Re: The Forum Wins A SANParks Kudu Award

Unread post by hilda » Mon Dec 02, 2013 5:20 am

Wonderful! So proud to be part of this forum! :dance: :dance:

Thanks for posting these pictures DinkyBird! :clap: :clap:
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Re: The Forum Wins A SANParks Kudu Award

Unread post by kallis1786 » Wed Dec 04, 2013 6:32 pm

Congrats everyone :congrats:

Hi 5's all around :hands:

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Re: The Forum Wins A SANParks Kudu Award

Unread post by bert » Wed Dec 04, 2013 8:57 pm

Tried to smuggle it outside and take it back home but somehow didnt make it outside Skukuza

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Re: The Forum Wins A SANParks Kudu Award

Unread post by DinkyBird » Wed Dec 04, 2013 9:37 pm

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