Thursday, 21 April 2016 – “We tried our best to arrange good weather and get the whales to bid you a hearty Overstrand welcome. However, despite our best efforts, it seems our order got caught up with Supply Chain Management. As public servants though, many of you can appreciate how cumbersome this process can be,” quipped Overstrand Municipal Manager Coenie Groenewald at a recent presentation to the South African National Defence College (SANDC).
The gathering, held at the elegant Whale Coast Hotel in the beautiful coastal town of Hermanus, forms part of the SANDC’s year-long study programme spread over six academic modules and a number of educational tours encompassing a broad range of national security matters. The course, accredited by the University of Stellenbosch and presented in collaboration with the SA Military Academy, saw the delegation paying a visit to the Overstrand Municipality on Thursday, 21 April 2016, as part of its national tour.