Menlyn Park Shopping Centre pays it forward with a Christmas Out of this World
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Menlyn Park Shopping Centre will be illuminating its Cavendish Court entertaining thousands of guests this holiday season with the aim of helping the countless number of children living with traumatic facial conditions. Through its Christmas Out of This World activities that have been spread across the mall, the mall has committed extending its community to benefit the Smile Foundation.
Cavendish Court at Menlyn Park has been designed to cater for Pretoria and its surrounding areas to experience the best of a Pretoria Christmas. Unique science experiences have been created to captivate the children who visit Menlyn Park Shopping Centre until 24 December 2017. The stage is a hive of activity from 11h00 – 18h00 allowing customers and their families to gain some knowledge about our great country through quizzes while being given the opportunity to relax and be entertained through music, dance and crafts.
“This year we are focused on attracting our local community and keeping them engaged at every touchpoint of Menlyn Park, “says Olive Ndebele, General Manager at Menlyn Park. “By making this Christmas one that is out of this world, the December shopping experience at Menlyn Park will be memorable and magical for the entire family."
Surrounded by the twinkling lights at Central Park, the galactical obstacle courses are set against the shadow of a 10m high Christmas tree provides a glimpse of what makes the Menlyn Park Shopping Experience, out of this world. Menlyn Express train will add some flare to the Christmas Shopping Experience for our customers as they take advantage of our gift wrapping store on the Lower First floor.
"We are humbled to have the opportunity to give back to our community by giving them an additional present this festive season. With our customers contributing towards the funds raised during this festive season through their purchases and donations of plush toys from our Disney Tree, we are confident of our efforts to pay it forward to the Smile Foundation with a Christmas out of this world,” adds Ndebele
“We look forward to providing a world-class shopping experience that will allow us to able to contribute towards helping more children receive the much-needed corrective Plastic surgery and Reconstructive surgery through the Smile Foundation this Christmas,” concludes Ndebele.
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About Menlyn Park Shopping Centre
Menlyn Park Shopping Centre is an award-winning super -regional shopping Centre situated in the fast- developing Menlyn node in the capital city of Tshwane, South Africa. This multi-level Centre boasts a large base of international brands and flagship anchor stores. Menlyn Park has set new standard of becoming the biggest Centre in Africa after undergoing a redevelopment of R 2.5 Billion. With its recent expansion and refurbishment, Menlyn has a GLA of over 177 000m2, an option of 16 parking entrants and 12 parking exits and 8250 parking bays. Menlyn Park continues to strive to bring you even more of the best shopping, dining, entertainment and leisure experiences, in a world-class mall that expresses a unique modern design and uses innovative green building to enable excellent, efficient operations.
About The Smile Foundation
The Smile Foundation is a South African NGO that assists children with any type of facial abnormality, to receive free corrective Plastic and Reconstructive surgery within South Africa. We help children who suffer from treatable facial deformities such as Cleft Lip and Palate, burn victims, Moebius syndrome (facial paralysis) and other conditions. We are currently based in 7 Academic Hospitals around South Africa. We are investing in the medical teams we work with, through a Skills Development programme, and we assist the hospitals by purchasing equipment for use by the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. To date we have assisted over 2000 children with the gift of a smile.