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The town of George takes old car enthusiasts on a trip down memory lane

 

The 23rd George Old Car Show, proudly driven by Oakhurst Insurance, was held on the 9th and 10th of February in the heart of the majestic Garden Route. Over 11 000 car enthusiasts from all over the country and abroad descended on PW Botha College in George this weekend to admire the display of more […]

 

 


The IIG’s 77th Annual Dinner

 

Connecting with partners and old friends from the industry at Africa’s largest insurance networking event was the perfect way to celebrate the year in spectacular fashion. The evening was filled with great food, excellent live entertainment and plenty of laughs but there was still one big announcement to make which we were waiting for in […]

 

 


George Fires 2018: The insurance impact

 

The recent George fires which started on the 28th of October 2018 and were finally quenched by good rains on Monday the 5th of November 2018, once again highlighted the need for adequate property insurance. Whilst there was relatively little property damage to George residential areas, the unfavourable weather conditions with extremely high temperatures and […]

 

 


A message of thanks from Oakhurst to our firefighters

 

It’s been a long, demanding week for our fire and emergency services heroes so we put together a message to keep their spirits up. Thanks to the hundreds of people who are protecting our homes, families and environment. You are our heroes!

 

 


The Mayor of George gives an update on the George Fires

 

We were fortunate to get an update directly from the Mayor of George, Melvin Naik, on the status of the George Fires. Find out what he had to say.

 

 


Fighting fire with unity and goodwill

 

Since the 22nd of October, Fire and the Emergency services personnel have been furiously fighting raging fires in the Garden Route region with the immediate risk to the town of George itself being contained. A Disaster Management Centre was set up almost immediately in the heart of George to coordinate the combined efforts of the […]

 

 


George fires spark community into action

 

Today the town of George woke up to a blanket of smoke and thickening ash in the air. It soon became a hive of activity as hundreds of firefighters set up camp along the Outeniqua Pass to combat the blazing fires by land and air. It was later in the day that a precautionary evacuation […]

 

 


The FIA Broker Summit 2018

 

Continuing our long-standing and passionate support of the Financial Intermediaries Association of Southern Africa (FIA) and insurance intermediaries, Oakhurst Insurance sponsored the recent FIA Broker Summit which hosted hundreds of industry professionals from around the country. Bringing old and new friends together, delegates were treated to some incredible networking opportunities, exhilarating exhibition stands and inspirational […]

 

 


The Oakhurst Insurance Eden Xperience brings the community together

 

Despite the inclement weather forcing a postponement to the 13th and 14th of September, thousands of residents from George still descended on Glenwood House School for non-stop, adrenalin-pumping action. Those in attendance were also treated to the Kids Fun Park, live entertainment, the beer tent and wide variety of scrumptious food at the food stalls. […]

 

 


Honouring Madiba’s 100th birthday in George

 

The 18th of July has become known around the world as Nelson Mandela International Day, and it’s a day that calls all mankind to volunteer 67 minutes of their time in the fight against poverty, injustice and inequality. This year was particularly special because we got to celebrate Madiba’s centenary as it marks 100 years […]