Wynberg launches #Rotary4Women Sanitary Pad Drive for the month of August!

Rotary Club of Wynberg will be collecting and donating sanitary pads to various homes and facilities that care for our most vulnerable girls and women.

How can you help?

  • Donate pads
  • Donate funds via SNAPSCAN
  • Host a drop off box
  • Share our posts on Social media.

Donate pads at one of our Drop-off trolley’s or boxes

  • PNP Constantia
  • PNP Plumstead
  • Wizards Constantia

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Celebrating 70 Years of Community Service.

Long standing member Barry Cleveland reminisced about his time as a member as Wynberg Rotary celebrated their 70th anniversary on 30 November 2019 at Palm House Wynberg.

Rotary Club officially chartered 12 December 1949 celebrated it’s 70th year in service with sparkling wine, jazz and lawns games. Palm House set the seen for a anyone who celebrates 70 years.

While we looked back through our history and recognize the amazing years the club has had, we are also looking forward to our future. Our club celebrates its  youngest President this year with a younger board that is ready to take the club forward for the next 10 years.  Below you can read Barry’s speech to the club.

WYNBERG ROTARY CLUB OVER THE YEARS

A PERSONAL PERSPECTIVE by Barry Cleveland)

I joined the club in 1989, with the incomparable John Vivian as President. The week before the formality I said to Val, “I am being induced next Thursday, and you’re invited to attend.”  Val replied that nothing on earth would keep her away….

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21 Children Scratch and dig for Joy!

On 6 October the Rotary Club of Wynberg took 21 young children to  enjoy a day scratching for gems at Simonstown Scratch Patch and lunch at the beach.

The annual children’s day out is a Wynberg favourite and meaningful experience in the hearts of children who’ve not been to the beach yet alone finding gems at a gem stone patch.

Rotary later provided yummy fish and chips which was enjoyed at Seafourth Beach Simonstown where the children spent hours playing in the sand while the water washed up and kept them cool.

Kansas to Cape Town, Rotary Fellowship Exchange

Rotary District 9350  &  Rotary Eastern Kansas District 5710 Fellowship Exchange

Rotary International promotes fellowship and no better way to experience this than through the Rotary Fellowship Exchanges. During this past month 15 so Rotarians from various Rotary Clubs of Eastern Kansas Kansas USA have visited District 9350 and been shown around from wine farms, sights and interesting projects.

Our club hosted the group from 22 March to 25 March where Biffy organised a very fun and exciting programme ensuring our guests see a lot of Cape Town in a short time. We know they were impressed and we hope to see our friends soon.

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