News July 2014



CONFIRMATION OF CLOSURE

The Eastern Cape Job Creation Trust t/as Comsec will officially close its doors on Monday 30th June  2014.

This follows a  formal and structured winding-down process which commenced December 2013 after having received
notification of  non-renewal of the site lease by the Proprietors, Transnet Property.




COMSEC LEGACY


Comsec leaves a proud twenty year history reflecting our Mission “To alleviate poverty and unemployment by creating sustainable jobs through SMME development and training.”  Numerous accolades of this, Oom Ray Mhlaba’s original brainchild, include having been voted the best Non–Profit Enterprise Development Institution in the country in 2007, the Big News Award and an array of other acknowledgements of the value we brought to our Industry.



COMMUNICATION CHANNELS POST JUNE 2014
Site tenancy remain largely unchanged save for Transnet taking over as new Property Administrators  effective 1.7.2014. Any enquiries relating to operations, future tenancy availability or Transnet leasing procedures, may be referred to:
 
Mr Mike Knoetze, 
Property Administrator
Transnet Property,
Port Elizabeth
T +27 41 507 1308                                                  
F +27 41 507 2857
C +27 83 452 2616
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All Comsec stakeholders formed part of the formal winding-down process and are up-to-date with final closing arrangements as at 30th June 2014. However, should any outstanding Comsec matters prevail, please refer these to Ms Nazlie Hendricks on This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


CONCLUSION
We thank the hundreds of interns, incubatees, entrepreneurs, SMEs and trainees that have crossed our path during the past two decades. Our successes would not have been possible without you nor without the support of numerous Governmental, Provincial, Industry- and other role-players whose  support of the empowerment we brought, remained unwavering throughout.
 
An Organisation’s main value lies in its people and Comsec has been particularly blessed with an amazing blend of employees who brought loyalty, dedication and much value to it each and every day. Our valued staff and ex-staff we again thank formally for their valued contribution to our overall accomplishments and triumphs.

Errol Heynes
Founder Member, Chairman