Memorial lecture

Chad Bassons friends and family at his memorial lecture in Lentegeur on Sunday.

The Chad Basson Foundation held its inaugural memorial lecture on Sunday July 28 at Christ the Saviour Anglican Church, Lentegeur, to celebrate and commemorate the life of Chad Basson who was shot dead at a birthday party on July 28 last year. Speaking through her tears, Chad’s mother, Dawn Basson, shared her experience of losing her son and how it had affected her and her children. His father, Cornelius Basson spoke about his love for his children and how Chad’s death had affected him. He said the foundation was a support structure for families in similar situations. The Chad Basson Foundation started in June this year. For more information you can contact Mr Basson on 074 447 0743.