Big events are gleaming on the horizon of the WhizzKids United Universe
posted by Nadine Fischer
on 27 October 2008
Undeniable, to be a volunteer for WhizzKids United could not be more exciting or thrilling than it is right now!
As the day dawns when the next 192 kids have finished our Life Skills course, everybody in 313 Clark Road is now preparing for the next tournament. Finally, the kids get their chance to show us their new skills, and we get to watch them, be with them and, and cheer with them. It is an appreciation for everyone’s work over the last few weeks and always includes great football skills, dancing, singing, cheering and proud happy faces. The tournament is the best part of our programme and always a big day.
This tournament day however will be huge!
The tournament will be hosted by one of Durban’s greatest venues, the International Convention Centre. This provides a great opportunity for us to present our programme and an even greater opportunity for the kids to show their skills. So we spread our wings of imagination to make this day the greatest of all:
In addition to the 192 kids playing, we invited every kid in the school where we are now coaching in Edendale to come along, which makes a total of 350 kids. And to combat their boredom (or disappointment if their favourite team is losing) we decided to set up a broad entertainment area which could easily outshine Walt Disney World. But our masterpiece is the guest list. It includes everybody, meaning everybody, even African National Congress President, Jacob Zuma.
You think this seems to be too big for our boots? – Well, we think to achieve the possible, one must attempt the impossible!
And we will see who is laughing on the final day, which will be the 4th of November by the way. So one week is left (brrr, what a shiver of excitement).
Although we have to admit not everything is as easy as it sounds. Our Project Manager Tom and our Football Development Manager Paul have almost glued their cell phones to t