To: All media
For Immediate release
09 July 2019
EASTERN CAPE LIQUOR TO HOST COMMUNITY OUTREACH ON LICENSING PROCESS AND RESPONSIBLE LIQUOR TRADING IN ALIWAL NORTH
Eastern Cape Liquor Board will conduct a community outreach in Aliwal North with a view to educate the community about the licensing processes and the role of community in the issuing of a liquor license. The message of the day will also incorporate the dangers of excessive alcohol consumption.
The area is experiencing high rate of alcohol abuse, and in some instances irresponsible trading.
The community Imbizo will provide opportunity for ECLB to share its services and further engage the community on dangers of alcohol abuse. The theme of the event is “taking action against alcohol abuse and irresponsible trading”.
Various stakeholders have been invited to the event, and they include Social Development, DTI, SASSA, Liquor Traders and Council of Churches.
Details of the event are as follows:
Date: 17 July 2019
Venue: Joe Slovo Community Hall- Aliwal North
Time: 09:00 am
Media is therefore cordially invited to this community outreach and be part of promoting responsible trading and fight against the abuse of alcohol.
For further enquiries you can contact ECLB Spokesperson Mr. Mgwebi Msiya on 0605016418 0r Contact Senior Communication Officer, Pumlani Fani on 0605546950.