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Thank you Dr John Rogers, UCT Geology lecturer, who shared a lot of knowledge about the geology of the Cape Peninsula.
Banner exchange, from left to right: Jen Binley, David Wolfer, President Colin Burke
Welcome to Jen Binley from San Marino, California, USA
Welcome David Wolfer from Columbia, South Carolina. Rotary Global Grant Scholar.
23 May 2016 Banner exchange with Rotary Club of Glen Ellen-Kenwood, Northern California, USA welcome!
All the way from Lebanon! Big welcome to John Eddé. Thank you for joining us this evening.
Posted on Apr 12, 2016
The Open Door community development and social work project in Ocean View, managed by Valley Development Projects (VDP), now has a new multi-purpose facility which was officially opened yesterday, Tuesday 05 April 2016.
Rotary Club of Cape of Good Hope, Rotary Club of Newlands and Peninsula Beverages (PenBev – local bottler and distributor of The Coca-Cola Company products in the Western and Northern Cape) partnered with VDP in managing and financing construction of the new building on Milky Way Road.
Congratulations to everyone this evening! Thank you for being such beacons of light.
Elizabeth Ziegler (Aunty Betty) does amazing work at the Prison Care & Support Network (left). Thank you Jeremy Sauls for sharing your story with us and inspiring others to live better lives. Thank you to both for joining us this evening.
Thank you Charles Nyakunwa for building bridges between the hearing and deaf communities! Congratulations on your award.
Denise Behrens from Peninsula Beverages, an incredibly worthy recipient of the vocational award. Thank you for all your support and assistance in bringing to fruition various phenomenal CSI projects. Congratulations!
Shona Macdonald thank you for your courage in enabling the disabled. Well done on your award!
Shirley Botes you are an inspiration! Congratulations on your vocational award. Volunteer fire fighter, feeding scheme and sport support to name only a few of the many things you do in the community.
Meet the lovely Michaela who is busy with her third year of BCom finance degree thanks to the Rotary Club of Newlands. She is well on her way to completing her degree with flying colours and will be a great asset to any company!
A wonderful evening with exchange student Karolina all the way from Finland (right), with President Colin Burke.
Welcome Mariè Chevrier from the Rotary Club of Dijon! Mariè has shared her wonderful story of the work their Club is doing with the Association musiquelaine musique pour musique. www.musiquelaine.fr They raised funds by hosting a fabulous Delft Big Band concert.
Rotary Club of Newlands enjoying the Rotary Club of Signal Hill's fundraiser at Kenilworth Racecourse yesterday, 13 February 2016. Over R100,000 for projects was raised! It was a great afternoon with loads of fellowship. (Left to right: Philomena Dillon and Linda Van Outten seated, with Colin Burke and John Van Outten standing).
What a wonderful evening with the Rotary Club of Good Hope tonight. Thank you for 'raiding' our Club.
President Colin Burke from the Rotary Club of Newlands receiving a thank you gift from President Bev Frieslich from the Rotary Club of Good Hope for the assistance with the Open Door building project.
Thank you Lance Brown, for visiting our club! What an inspirational guy-from delivery guy to tax consultant, motivational speaker & author! Thank you for sharing your journey with us.
A lovely letter from the Oasis Association for our President's Challenge contribution towards their food parcel appeal.
Welcome Marie Hardy from Belgium! Thank you for visiting us. Glad you enjoyed your visit in South Africa. After 4000 kms of seeing and experiencing the beauty of South Africa, Marie heads back to Belgium. The yellow and blue of the Belgium flag represents the colours of the city and the statue represents that it is a student city.
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