Forever young at 94

Marcia Orlin celebrated her 94th birthday at Coffee Time amongst friends and family.  

After retiring as a teacher from Vera School for autistic children at age 65, she joined Astra as a volunteer. Her multi-talents and creativity have been an integral part of the organisation, and she remained a dedicated volunteer until lockdown. The inspiring life story of this remarkable woman has been chronicled on the SABC programme Forever Young. It can be viewed at  

Astra Jewish Sheltered Employment
20 Breda Street, Gardens, 021 461 8414,

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