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Date: 16 Jul 2010
Title: Morgan Freeman in Khayelitsha for Mandela Day
Cape Town - Veteran Hollywood star, Morgan Freeman, will lead a group of celebrity motorcyclists in revamping a community health centre in Khayelitsha in support of Mandela Day this Sunday.
The entourage of 20 bikers and eight support vehicles, set off from Johannesburg on July 13, en route to Cape Town.
Along the way, they have been stopping over at various towns to work for at least 67 minutes on community projects in each region.
On their arrival in Cape Town on Sunday, they will be welcomed by the Premier of the Western Cape, Helen Zille, and Executive Mayor Dan Plato at Khayelitsha.
On the day, they will help erect a security fence at the SACLA centre, which is a joint initiative by AIDS Response, a support organisation for community care workers, and SACLA, a community-based care organisation.
The other 19 celebrity bikers taking part in the five-day tour are:
* Ramon Changuion, off road tutor and member of the CMA
* Jack Devnarain, who stars as Rajesh on Isidingo
* Jan du Toit, legendary off road motorcyclist/trainer
* Hanna Grobler, Survivor SA contestant
* Darren Kelfkens, producer and former Egoli actor
* Sithembiso Khoza, prominent businessman
* James Kilbourn, Radio OFM presenter
* Zelda la Grange, Nelson Mandela Foundation
* Jacqui Mansfield, award winning writer
* Jeremy Mansfield, former Highveld Stereo anchor
* Lori McCreary, film producer (Invictus)
* Paul 'Rudeboy' Mnisi, former YFM presenter
* Louis Pepler, (Bok van Blerk), award winning singer
* Bertus Prinsloo, owner of Outdoor Medical
* Grant Roberts, actor
* Lehlohonolo Saint Seseli, actor on Scandal and motorcycling columnist
* Sean Shipalana, owner of SA's first black owned Harley Davidson dealership
* Constant Visser, businessman
* Ivan Zimmerman, singer and actor.
Nelson Mandela was born on July 18, 1918. Last year, the United Nations declared his birthday, 'Nelson Mandela International Day'.
On this day people across the globe band together to serve their respective communities for at least 67 minutes in celebration of Mr Mandela's 67 years of service to South Africa and the world at large. - BuaNews