Garden Benches for Cresset House

With financial sponsorship and organisation by the Rotary Club of Knights Pendragon, supplemented by a matching corporate donation, a number sturdy garden benches have been built and installed in the gardens at Cresset House for the use of the residents. Cresset House in Glen Austin, Midrand, is a community providing a safe, nurturing and stimulating home for adults with intellectual disabilities. To learn more about Cresset House please visit their website  
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May Rotary Monthly Theme – Youth Service Month

May's Rotary Monthly Theme brings focus to the need to empower our next generation of leaders and highlights the many projects that Rotarians can and do undertake to realise such empowerment and education. Rotarians can help develop leaders in your community and club by getting involved in Rotary programs and activities. Empower young people through Interact and Rotaract. Encourage community involvement by sponsoring a Rotary Community Corps. Or share...
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Rotary April Monthly Theme: Maternal & Child Health

An estimated 5.9 million children under the age of five die each year because of malnutrition, inadequate health care, and poor sanitation — all of which can be prevented. Rotary works on making high-quality health care available to vulnerable mothers and children so they can live longer and grow stronger. We focus on expanding access to quality care, so mothers and children everywhere can have the same opportunities for a healthy future. In particular, Rotary provides education, immunizat...
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Glendower Golf Club, Charity Golf Day -23rd May 2018

 IN AID OF THE CHRIS HANI BARAGWANATH PEADIATRIC BURNS UNIT UPGRADE PROJECT, BETHANY HOME FOR ABUSED WOMEN AND THEIR CHILDREN AND OTHER CHARITY PROJECTS Participation in this event offers the following benefits: Playing the Glendower Golf Club championship course. A R100 000 prize for the first golfer to score a Hole-in-One on the 6th Hole. An American Scrambles Drive on all par 4’s and par 5’s. Standard Longest Drive and Nearest-the-Pin competitions. Mulligans can be purchased...
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NSRI Hartebeespoort Dam New Boathouse

It was a proud day for members of the Rotary Club of Knights Pendragon to be included in a triple celebration at NSRI Station 25, Hartebeespoort Dam, on Sunday 25th February 2018. The celebrations included the 50 year anniversary of the founding of the NSRI, the opening of the new Boathouse and the re-dedication of the rescue boat, Rotary Endeavour, recently relocated from the Western Cape. Proceedings were well attended by the station crew, the NSRI CEO Cleeve Robertson, members of the T...
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Charity Feature -Legae La Nnete

Lagae la Nnete is a registered public benefit organisation located on a farm in Mulderdrift, NorthWest of Johannesburg. The name means “A Real Home” and the object of the charity is to help anyone who has suffered a setback in life by housing, counselling and creating job opportunities for them. The farm is a place for Men who, through divorce, addiction, loss and financial strife, have suffered a setback in life. Men who find themselves in a state of hopelessness or despair, and can't go on ...
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Rotary January Monthly Theme: Vocational Service

Vocational Service Focus -  It is an object of Rotary International that all Rotarians promote high ethical standards in business and professions; recognise the worthiness of all useful occupations; and dignify each Rotarian’s occupation as an opportunity to serve society.  Vocational Service calls on every Rotarian to work with integrity and contribute their expertise to the problems and needs of society. Ways in which Rotarians put these ideals into action include the following: • Talk ab...
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Rotary December Monthly Theme: Disease Prevention & Treatment

Rotary supports activities and training that reduce the cause and effect of disease including: 1. Improving the capacity of local health care professionals; 2. Promoting disease prevention programs, with the goal of limiting the spread of communicable diseases and reducing the incidences of and complications from non-communicable diseases; 3. Enhancing the health infrastructure of local communities; 4. Educating and mobilizing communities to help prevent the spread of major diseases; 5. Pr...
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Eliminating the Poliomylitis Virus

PolioPlus - A Rotary Foundation Project Poliomyelitis is a highly infectious disease that most commonly affects children under the age of 5. Most know it as the poliovirus which is spread from person to person, typically through contaminated water. It can attack the nervous system, and in some instances, lead to paralysis. Although there is no cure, there is a safe and effective vaccine – one which Rotary and our partners use to immunize over 2.5 billion children worldwide. Polio Plus is a R...
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Knights Pendragon Supports Casual Day

The Rotary Club of Knights Pendragon supports casual day on the 1st September each year with their donations going to Cresset House in Glen Austin, Midrand. The very worthy focus of Casual Day is to support the rights of persons with disabilities to education, housing, training, accessibility, employment... in other words, full inclusion in society. For 23 years "Casual Day" has been reserved as the first Friday in September and wearing a "Casual Day" sticker gives your the right to go to wor...
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