2010: From Strength to Strength

January – December:  Move! Heroes Campaign into 2010 – introducing a new Positive Hero to South Africans over a double page spread, every 6 weeks.

April: The Ultra Marathon Team welcomes new members Barbara Kingsley and Kenneth Methula. They complete the 56km Two Oceans and substantial interviews in local Cape Town and national print, radio and online media.

UltraMarathon Team with Dan PlatoApril: Cape Town Mayor Dan Plato personally congratulates the team on their great work during a photo call arranged for Cape Town Newspapers

May: The Team travel to Kza-Zulu Natal to run the 2010 Comrades 89km Ultra marathon – each turning in best personal times. They do media interviews in Kenneth Methula’s home province KZN.

May: The Ultra Marathon team visited Kearsney College and addressed 600 learners during a special assembly dedicated to Positive Heroes.
They hold the boys (aged 12- 18) spellbound for an hour.  Kearsney boys lined the marathon route outside their school holding orange balloons to show their appreciation and support.

June: Nike sponsor the Team with new Running Kit for 2011

September:  SABC3 air “Beyond Positive” a series of 24-minute documentaries looking at positive living with HIV. They feature three Positive Heroes: Evelina Tshabalala, Faghmeda Miller and Terresa Frankenberg.

September: Marc Stanes & Jonathan Cooper donate a percentage of the sales from the exhibition Naked Sculpture, held in London: to Positive Heroes.
008-positive-heroes-fashion-show-ct-stationOctober: The second annual ‘Unique Fashion Event’ is held at the Cape Town Train Station. The fashion show and auction raise over R160 000 in core funding.

team-at-sabDecember:  World AIDS Day: Gavin Reid, Director of Positive Heroes talks to with South African Breweries (SAB) and Sports Sciences Institute staffers about the role of Stigma in the HIV Epidemic in South Africa.Positive Hero Brett Anderson Terry speaks at Liberty Life’s World AIDS Day in Johannesburg. His speech is satellited to both the Cape Town and Durban offices. Positive Heroes CEO Reon Van Dyk addresses the employees of the Cape Town
Medi-Clinic on new developments in the HIV/Aids field.

IMG_0132December:  The Ultra Marathon team take part in the Soweto Marathon – a first time for Barbara, Kenneth, Willie and Masi. They speak with local press and finish in good time depite the challenges of the altitude.

December: Luckyboy Mkhondwana and Teresa Frankenberg share their stories with Timiya on SABC1’s Talk SA – broadcast on National TV
beautiful-gate-christmas-party-2December:  Support Christmas Party held by The Beautiful Gate HIV/AIDS Paediatric Clinic in Crossroads by providing gifts/cooldrinks to 220 children.