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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Glendower Charity Golf Day Well Supported

  The Rotary Club of Knights Pendragon charity golf day was held on 23th May 2018 in excellent weather at the spectacular Glendower Golf Course, with much fun being had by all that participated. Knights Pendragon expresses its gratitude to all the sponsors and participants who supported this over subscribed event the proceeds from which will assist the club in making progress with the following key projects: Chris Hani Baragwanath Paediatric Burns and Intensive Care Unit Upgrade Pro...
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Wed, 13th June – Club Meeting

Speaker: Dr Martin van Nierop of Gondwana Environmental Solutions presents on a Holistic approach to Environmental Issues. Please advise Ray of guests/apologies by 10 am on the Monday preceding the meeting. Dr Martin van Nierop obtained a doctorate in Chemical Engineering from the University of Witwatersrand in 2002. Martin became involved in a number of large research projects for the University. In 2003, Martin managed the Cape Town Brown Haze Study, which was conducted by the Climatology ...
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June Rotary Monthly Theme – Rotary Fellowships

Rotary Fellowships consist of Rotary members who share a common interest in recreational activities, sports, hobbies, or professions. These groups help expand skills, foster vocational development, and enhance the Rotary experience by exploring interests while developing connections around the world. The aim of a Rotary Fellowship is to: -Help participants make lasting friendships outside their own club, district, or country -Advance Rotary’s public image and identity -Serve as an incentiv...
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Knights Plant an Orchard for Legae la Nnete

The Rotary Club of Knights Pendragon have taken on supporting role at Legae la Nnete, located in the Muldersdrift area. The centre currently houses 26 residents who are committed to learning to manage their various addictions and gain income earning skills in order to put their lives on a sustainable path to their returning to mainstream community life as positive, contributing citizens. On 12th May 2018, the club members, friends and family congregated at the Legae la Nnete farm to plan...
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Keeping Burns Patients Warm and Entertained

Many hours of compassionate effort from Rotarian’s wives and friends of the Rotary Club of Knights Pendragon, went into the creation of 12 of brightly coloured knitted and crocheted blankets for the Chris Hani Baragwaneth Paediatric and Intensive Care Burns Unit. In addition, the Edenvale Lionesses sewed 13 polar fleece blankets, which, together with of story books, colouring books, crayons, pens and other of items essential to improving the lives of young burns patients in recovery, has bee...
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Knights Recognised by Retina SA

The Rotary Club of Knights Pendragon was recently recognised by Retina SA with a Retina SA Chairman's Award in recognition of the 25 years of providing marshals for theirannual Ride for Sight fundraising event, as well as the "Best Marshaling" floating trophy for their efforts in the 2018 event. DIS-CHEM RIDE FOR SIGHT 2018 Sponsored by DisChem Pharmacies and hosted by the City of Ekurhuleni, the 30th edition of the Ride for Sight was held on Sunday, 18th February 2018. The tremendous...
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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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Wed 25th Apr – Club Meeting

Speaker: Marc Lubner - CEO of Afrika Tikkun. Appointed in 2006, he pioneering and managing the development of their Holistic Child and youth development model, growing beneficiary numbers from 1200 to 20 000. Afrika Tikkun has a model which develops young people and gets them into jobs, thereby reducing their dependence on social security and breaking the poverty cycle. Please advise of guests/apologies to Ray by 10am on the preceding Monday.
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