We Are White River is determined to get folks out and about being the best community they can be. Yes, that can involve a little trip outside the usual rut and comfort zones we huddle in but we can promise, hand on hearts, that as we enter our third year of business we’re beginning to ride a wave of public enthusiasm.
Steve Cullen and his wife Laura moved to the White River Country Estate in January 2008 with their daughters Victoria and Jamie-Lee. They fell in love with the lifestyle, saying it’s a wonderful and natural environment in which to raise their family.
We Are…awfully proud of our little town and how each month interesting people, events, goings-on and big hearts are discovered and unwrapped. Here’s our breakdown of White River, when it’s your go again read on and be enlightened!
Rudolph was a Johnny-come-lately to the hardworking transport team. Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner and Blitzen were first named in Clement Moore’s 1823 poem, A Visit from Saint Nicholas (better known today as The Night Before Christmas).
In our positive way we hoped to bring a bit of light and fun to help the town finish off the year – and we were de-“Lighted” by the turnout. Well done White River!
Wow! This is my 15th blog for We Are White River – has it really been that long? As 2016 draws to a close, our town experiences the extremes of behaviour.
We have selected a wide-ranging sample of things to suit all ages and interests. Whether you are visiting or a ‘local’ looking for things to do, we are sure you’ll find this guide handy.
Dr van Wyk is truly making a difference in his patient’s lives and this will surely continue as research in the field improves. This small-town doctor is making big strides in the field of stem-cell therapy and therefore gets our vote for being a “White River Star”.
Carl and Megan van der Merwe are renowned in White River for the convivial, relaxed eating they delivered at the restaurant they founded, Fez. Their new venture, 64 Coolmore, combines Megan’s sophisticated chic décor style with Carl’s eclectic cooking to offer White Riverian’s a place to enjoy good, slow cooked food combined with a comfortable, luxe ambiance.
Visitors love returning to the guest house at the end of a long day where they then get to enjoy dinner in the open air boma while they recount their experiences with like-minded visitors.