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….