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Estate News

           Dear Residents

                                                                                  am Virginia Letisha Parker, a 33 year
                he 20th Anniversary edition was                                I
                indeed an excellent achievement                                   old Professional Office Administration
           Tand  the  publisher,  Estates  in                                     and Paralegal Graduate.
           Africa, is commended for a task well                                   Having lost my mother at the age of
           accomplished. Paging through this                                    6, I was raised in a very strict but loving
           edition, one notices the input from                                  home in the south of Johannesburg by
           the various service providers with a                                 my Grandmother, with the help of my
           common  denominator  being  the  long                                aunts and uncles who always made sure
           relationships the Irene Farm  Villages                               that all my needs were met.
           Home Owners Association has had with                                   Despite the tragic loss of a parent, I
           these companies. Also, a special word of                             made sure that I always persevered to be
           thanks to all the advertisers that made                              nothing but the best version of myself.
           this edition possible.                      At van Niekerk             After I matriculated, my sister
             A striking feature is the stories told by                          helped me to further my studies. I went
           residents, who  were around since the                                on to study Paralegal at the Boston
           establishment of the estate. From these   We would like to welcome Ms Virginia   Business College in Braamfontein. After
           stories, one can see that the estate was   Parker as the new Office Assistant.   graduating, I moved to the north and
                      a successful development,   She started at the Estate Office on   I now live in Centurion and have made
                      to the extent that Irene   2 November 2020. We believe she will be   a life here for myself, together with my
                      Farm Villages is a popular   an asset to Irene Farm Villages and trust   loving, supportive partner and our
                      and a highly valued estate   that she will enjoy her work. Virginia was   beautiful 10-year-old daughter.
                      in the greater Pretoria   asked to share her brief autobiography   I am a very consistent, dedicated
                      area.                  with the residents and readers of  The   and self-motivated individual. Honesty
             The sad story is that the 20th   Villager, which is published here.   and loyalty mean a lot to me. I love
           anniversary edition was the last printed   The  Knight               socialising and I take pride in my work.
           copy of  The Villager,.  The publisher has   ends 2020 with a        I know that the only way to do well is to
           informed  the  Home  Owners  Association   special narrative         love what you do. I enjoy working with
           that  The Villager, will be produced in   entitled ‘Chess   Chess by   people from all over the world. I believe
           digital format in future with the following   during  the            we can learn a lot from one another. As
           statement:  “The  world  trend  is  to  change   Festive Season’     Albert Einstein said, “Wisdom is not a
           from print to digital format publications,   in  which  he           product of schooling but of the lifelong
           and the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed   recommends several chess gifts that   attempt to acquire it.”
           the media industry to this reality faster.” The   one can consider buying for family and   My free time is dedicated to relaxing
           publisher has indicated that, along with   friends who enjoy playing chess.  with my family as well as teaching my
           this exciting media format, there will be a   During the Festive Season, there   daughter how to do house chores. My
           lot of new advantages for the estate. We   are usually a lot of recyclable items   hobbies are shopping, party planning
           await this first new digital format with   and wastepaper that lie about. Let us   and decorating.
           great expectation. Residents are invited to   support the recycling programme by   As I  start this  new adventure, I’m
           send us your comments once you receive   ensuring that all the recyclables land up   looking forward to working with and for
           this edition.                     in the green bin or bag. After the 7 640kg   the IFV Family, making new memories,
                                                                                and I wish only to serve the Residents
                                                                                of Irene Farm Villages to the best of my

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