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Our Trip to Postberg National Park

Our Trip to Postberg National Park

All ..... of us oldies met at the Manor House at 8 am. We were doubtful whether we would go on the much anticipated outing as it was a cold cloudy day, but, being the brave souls that we are, we left in the two kombis to wind our way up the West Coast Road. We knew we...

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Our Choir

Our Choir

About six years ago a choir was established at The George and Annie Starck Homes under the dedicated guidance of Liz Carstens. Liz is really the driving force and heartbeat of this choir. They perform on a regular basis at Starck Homes, and elsewhere. Just recently...

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A letter of Thanks

A letter of Thanks

Beste mev. Bastiaanse Ek het net ‘n behoefte om te vertel hoe baie die dienste Donderdagmiddae in die kapel vir my beteken. Dit is my “happy hour” (eintlik “happiest hour”) van elke week. Ten spyte van net ‘n handjievol mense wat dit bywoon, laat die leraars ons nooit...

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Chapel Service 2018

Chapel Service 2018

Thursdays at 15h30 Month Date Venue January 18 Vredelust 25 Bellville Baptist Church February 1 Presbyterian Church 8 Vredelust 15 Anglican (Transfiguration) 22 Vredelust March 1 Church of England 8 Vredelust 15 Methodist 22 Vredelust (Choir) * 29 Bellville Baptist...

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Salon make over at the George and Annie Starck Homes

Salon make over at the George and Annie Starck Homes

It was with great excitement that our hair salon in MaryPort was re-opened and those residents who had made appointments were treated to strawberries and cream and a glass of “bubbly”. The salon has had its first face lift in decades of operation and is now up to date...

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Welcome & Condolences

Welcome & Condolences

A warm welcome to our new residents Mrs. BHC Wahl  – The Barn Mrs. JAL Gericke – Trovato Mrs. IA Engelbrecht – Oram Mrs. SM Crosbie – Kenilworth Mr. R. Vos – Oosterzee Mr. JA Meyer – Kenilworth Mrs. HM Manford – Trovato Mr. IA Adams – Kenilworth Mrs. P. Veldsman –...

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Toeka tot Nou Gospel Sangers

Toeka tot Nou Gospel Sangers

Op 17 Oktober was ons inwoners en versorgers van Maryport omtrent bederf deur die optrede van die Gospel  sangers, “Toeka tot Nou”. Wat ‘n ware seëning was die optrede nie. Die talentvolle  groep het bestaan uit   sangers, ‘n kitaarspeler en ‘n begeleidster. Sjoe die...

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Kirstenbosch Outing – 19 September 2017

Kirstenbosch Outing – 19 September 2017

Entering Kirstenbosch, turning up near the arena where the Sunday concerts are held, I was reminded of Wordsworth “All at once I saw a crowd of….” no not daffodils but multi-coloured veld flowers, a massive burst of colours on both sides of the path. It was not the...

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The Opening of Rose Gardens

The Opening of Rose Gardens

A large number of people which included residents, family, special guests, friends and staff members were gathered for this auspicious occasion. As Mini Hanslo was also present it was an opportune moment to congratulate and sing happy birthday to our centenarian who...

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SPORTSDAY – 21.08.2017

SPORTSDAY – 21.08.2017

“Oh, what a beautiful morning – Oh, what a beautiful day!” We were looking forward to our visit to ANDANTE, who kindly invited us for the sportsday event. Our Rummikub team representing George & Annie Starck Homes were: Mona Devereux, Ursula Brown, Di Hennings &...

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Celebrating 50 years of existence

Celebrating 50 years of existence

The George and Annie Starck Homes are celebrating 50 years of existence this year. In honour of this historical event we are gathering historic and other interesting facts about Mr. George Henry Starck, Starck Homes and the local farms in which it has its original...

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A Letter of Thanks to George and Annie Starck Homes

A Letter of Thanks to George and Annie Starck Homes

The family of Frank Landman would like to express a deep gratitude of thanks to George and Annie Starck homes and the board of Trustees for the past 15 years. Matron, Sister de Villiers has been outstanding in the decisions that had to be made as our parents got...

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