Wed 24th January 2018 – Burns Night

Burns Night Supper Fundraising Evening

The Rotary Club of Knights Pendragon invites friends and supporters of our charities to attend this gala fundraising event on Wednesday, 24th January 2018, at 6:30pm for 7:00pm, at The Belgravia Bowling Club, 56 Florence Road, Bedfordview. 

TICKETS: R300 per head for the event which includes Dinner, Pipers, a Robbie Burns poetry recital, Haggis, a Whisky Tasting and the Charity Auction.

DRESS CODE: Formal with a touch of tartan.

BOOKING ESSENTIAL: Please email your enquiry to  Bill Brunjes, email: billbrn@tiscali.co.za tel: 082 443 1519 or Andy Stevenson

SUPPORTED CHARITIES: 

Baragwanath Hospital Paediatric Burns Unit upgrade to world class standards which will drastically reduce current rates of mortality: The club is striving to raise R2 million for the upgrading of essential equipment and facilities used in the rehabilitation of young burns patients of which some 400 are admitted to the unit each year.

Bethany Home for abused women and their children: A rehabilitation home to 54 women and their children in Bertrams, Johannesburg. The club provides basic groceries, cleaning materials and basic health care products on an ongoing monthly basis and has recently undertaken a R600 000 essential maintenance project on the buildings.

Rotary Foundation: Rotary Foundation is a public charity operated exclusively for charitable purposes and governed by a Board of Trustees. Funds raised through contributions by Rotary clubs and other donors are channelled through strictly controlled Global and District grants to do club projects, both locally and with Rotary clubs beyond our borders. Polio Plus is such a project, carried out in partnership with the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation, which is focussed on eradicating Polio from the world.

Youth Leadership Training: This annual 3 day training camp for grade 11 pupils with leadership potential who are drawn from some 20 schools and a diverse socioeconomic spectrum, is fully funded by the club at the cost of some R80,000/annum. Sponsorship of this project, now in its 26th year, is being sought.

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