The youth of George use drama to show how much they really care


The inaugural World of Tomorrow Drama Festival launched by George Municipality, took place at the Oakhurst Insurance George Arts Theatre between the 31st of July and the 2nd of August 2019, and proved to be a major success. A total of 53 primary school and 48 high school learners from nine schools participated in the […]



Garden Route children receive fire blankets and fire safety training


Recently, members of the George Fire Department, together with staff from Oakhurst Insurance, visited schools situated in various communities along the Garden Route, to offer instruction on fire safety, and simultaneously also distributed fire blankets to attendee school children. The tour started in Uniondale at Avontuur Primary School, Haarlem Secondary School, Diep Rivier Primary School, […]



Oakhurst Insurance and partners celebrate Nelson Mandela Day by feeding thousands


On 18 July, Oakhurst Insurance invited staff and partners to spend their 67 minutes packing meals for communities in need. Peter Grindlay, Managing Executive of Oakhurst Insurance said, “We are privileged to be a part of the unifying power of Nelson Mandela’s world-changing vision. We have an existing feeding scheme where our staff donate of […]



50 trees for 50 years – Oakhurst Insurance and friends “go green”


On the 3rd of July, Oakhurst Insurance’s CEO Simon Phage and Managing Executive Peter Grindlay, joined their colleagues and community friends in planting 500 trees at the Eden Festival of Action, which took place at the Heartlands School of Self Sufficiency outside George. Fires ripped through the Heartland School of Self Sufficiency in 2017, a […]



Diversity, inclusion and equality unpacked at the GWII Leaderwalk


Gauteng Women in Insurance (GWII) hosted industry professionals at their Leaderwalk session on the 20th of March in Sandton. Guest speakers inspired the audience as they imparted leadership lessons. First up was Roy Gluckman from Cohesion Collective, a diversity and inclusions specialist who is passionate about building our nation. Roy shared his “Die Pie” philosophy […]



Insurance Apprentice Season 5 winner announced


The winner of season 5 of the Insurance Apprentice was announced at The Venue in Sandton on the 26th of March, 2019. After a very entertaining season, Colin Lunsky (HTI Insurance Brokers) was the victorious contestant. Another one of the viewer’s favourites, Mitesh Lakha (Discovery Insure), was named the runner-up as well as the apprentice […]



Oakhurst Insurance and partners celebrate ten special years of the SAUMA Conference


This year, SAUMA celebrated their 10th annual conference and Oakhurst Insurance was once again proud to sponsor as well as attend the event with our business partners. It was held at The Campus in Bryanston and the attendance was excellent, with well over 400 delegates present. Supporting SAUMA is an initiative that the leadership at […]



The 4th of May is International Firefighters’ Day!


International Firefighters’ Day is a global event which is held on the 4th of May. It is a day used to honour our courageous firefighters that make massive sacrifices to ensure that our communities are kept safe. Last year the town of George hosted firefighters from all over the Western and Southern Cape, and this […]



The Oakhurst Insurance George Arts Theatre celebrates 50 golden years


As part of its 50th anniversary celebrations and to place a spotlight on its many achievements, the Oakhurst Insurance George Arts Theatre hosted a gala evening for honorary members, dignitaries and the George community on Saturday, the 6th of April. Among those attending were George Executive Mayor, Melvin Naik and Managing Executive of Oakhurst Insurance, […]



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 […]