AN AMAZING RACE FOR AN AMAZING PROJECT

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Members of Newlands Rotary participated in a team challenge race around the V&A Waterfront in aid of Shelterbox SA. Each team had a set of questions to complete – the answers to which were scattered around the property. The morning was a fantastic team building exercise and everyone certainly learnt something new! Shelterbox provides emergency […]

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NEWLANDS ROTARY CONTRIBUTE TO MATRIC’S BREAKFAST BOOST

We recently spotted the most wonderful story in a local newspaper and Newlands members decided to offer a small gesture of support to Wilhemina Heynes. Ms Heynes opens her home to Matric pupils in Delft on the morning of their exams to offer them a nutritious breakfast. “Last year, Wilhemina started serving breakfast to matric pupils in […]

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A NEW SET OF WHEELS FOR YOUNG WILHELM FROM THE KAROO

Last year Newland’s Rotary donated R5000 to help with funding for a wheelchair for Wilhelm. Wilhelm is 13 years old and lives in Fraserburg, in the Karoo. He has cerebral palsy and attends the local primary school. His wheelchair was old and not supporting his body properly. He also had limited access to school, because […]

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FUN DAY OUT FOR BLUE DOWNS PRIMARY

Here are some pics from the Rotary Fun Morning held yesterday at Blue Downs Primary. The event was run by the EarlyActers at Blue Downs for their Grade Rs and was supported by Malibu High Interacters, Khayelitsha Rotaracters and Newlands Rotarians. Lots of fun and fellowship with line dancing, potato and spoon, obstacle races, face […]

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NEWROTS PACK SANTA SHOEBOXES

Newlands Rotarians and partners, together with our future Khayelitsha Rotaractors, spent the evening packing 40 Santa Shoeboxes for children in need across South Africa. Each shoebox must contain the following items: toothbrush, toothpaste, soap, facecloth, educational items (stationery), a toy, an outfit of clothing and sweets. The club purchased the basics while members bought the […]

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NEWROTS NERDS DAZZLE AT QUIZ NIGHT

A crack team of boffins was assembled to represent Newlands Rotary at the annual Wynberg Quiz night. Christened the NewRot Nerds,  the team took their task very seriously and arrived with all the gear necessary to ensure their intellectual dominance, namely spectacles and pocket protectors. Sadly the gees of the event – as well as the ample supply of wine […]

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BELLVILLE ROTARY HONOURS ANN STEPHENSON

On Tuesday 31 July 2018, the Rotary Club of Bellville hosted an awards evening recognizing individuals in their community that have showcased excellent and selfless service. Ann Stephenson, mother of Newlands member John Stephenson, was honoured for 19 years of valuable and dedicated service to Tygerberg Hospice as a volunteer. “When I retired, we told my […]

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SOP EN DOP AT GROOT CONSTANTIA

Thank you to all the Newlands Rotarians and Rotary Club of Claremontmembers who joined us for a Sop en Dop at Groot Constantia on Monday. The event coincided with a visit from our District Governor Casper Kruger who enjoyed a glass of wine, a hot cup of homemade soup and a barrel of laughs! A special thanks to the members […]

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