Christmas-in-July for the GFH elderly ladies

The Rotary Club of Knights Pendragon recently provided a Christmas-in-July lunch for the ladies resident at the Gerald Fitzpatrick House for elderly ladies of limited means. This annual treat includes a hearty lunch of turkey, roast potatoes and vegetables with gravy, finished off with fruit cake, ice cream and custard. After the meal, the ladies are treated to a sing-a-long with Eileen on the microphone and Mervin on the piano. The repertoire consists of a long line of golden oldies to which t...
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Wed, 22nd May 2019,18h30 – Innocente Burger speaks on The New World of Work and the Employee

Innocente is the owner of PerformForward, a company that assists businesses in unlocking the potential and performance capacity of their employees using a results-based, forward focused approach which includes performance management, employee engagement, organisational culture and leadership. Guests are welcome. The R100 cost (payable to the treasurer) includes a meal. Please advise Ray Hewson (at Info) of guests/apologies by 10am on the Monday preceding the meeting for catering pur...
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Stephanie Dawson-Cosser talks about how Gratitude Changes Everything

On Wednesday, 24th April 2019 at 18h30, Stephanie will speak to the Rotary Club of Knights Pendragon club meeting. With some 30 years experience of helping people in the workplaces and their personal lives successfully understand and manage change, Stephanie has worked with businesses, schools and community leaders from diverse backgrounds on implementing processes to create collaborative, engaged teams.  Her client list includes leading corporates such as IBM, Barclays Africa, Netsur...
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Yoke van Dam speaks about “The subtle art of making conversation and getting your point across”

10th April 2019. Rotary Club of Knights Pendragon - Club Meeting Yoke is an International Facilitator, Professional Speaker and Distinguished Toastmaster who runs Y-Connect, a business that empowers people through training, coaching and facilitation to helps them identify the attitudes, behaviours and skills they want to modify and improve on. Through these interventions Y-Connect assist in increasing staff engagement, productivity, retention and client satisfaction and aiding business profi...
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LEGO Education Kit Donations

A generous donation of LEGO kits provided by the MRC (Mikroskil Robotic Centre) LEGO Educational programme has facilitated the Rotary Club of Knights Pendragon's onward donations to a large number of children at primary school level. The LEGO kit donations support a Rotary International key focus of promoting basic education and literacy by enabling learning to take place through construction rather than instruction, not only stimulating and encouraging learning, but accelerating the con...
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2019 Rotary Knights Pendragon Charity Golf Day

Download Event Details & Entry Form The iconic Rotary Club of Knights Pendragon annual charity golf day will this year be held on 14th March 2019 with the funds raised being applied to the Chris Hani Baragwanath Pediatric Burns Unit upgrade project, Bethany Home for Abused Women and other charity projects. Participation in this event offers the following benefits: Playing the Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club course, winner of the 2018 World Golf Award for “South Afric...
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Wheels for the disabled

Mandla with his new wheelchair. Seen here with Molly. The Rotary Club of Knights Pendragon, in conjunction with the Rotary Club of Northcliff's Wheelchair project, have been distributing wheelchairs to disabled persons for more than 20 years. Mandla, our most recent wheelchair recipient is located in Orange Farm. The Northcliff Rotary wheelchair project is one of the most successful and long-running initiatives in the club. It began in 1993 and is still going strong. The idea for the proj...
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Retina SA “Ride for Sight” Marshalling Project

Reflective marshall jackets and flags shine through the early dawn as the members of RC Knights Pendragon and friends of club prepared for marshalling duty at the Retina SA "Ride for Sight 2019" cycle race in Boksburg, South Africa. For some 25 years, the Rotary Club of Knights Pendragon has supported Retina SA's annual "Ride for Sight" cycle race to raise funds for furthering their mission of finding the causes, and hopefully cures, for retina degeneration that cause blindness in many patie...
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Stove Upgrade for Bethany Home

Bethany Home's new industrial gas stove Knights Pendragon recently donated and installed a new gas stove, complete with gas oven, for the ladies of Bethany Home. With ready access to municipal gas, gas is the most cost-effective source of cooking energy for the 52 women and their children living at the home. However, with a number of repairs being necessary for the old domestic gas stove, it was discovered that the stove model is obsolete and spare parts are no longer available. In ...
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