Successful Scholarship Fundraising Appeal

The Rotary Club of Knights Pendragon expresses its sincere gratitude to donors who have assistance the club in raising the full amount of R60,000 for a high school scholarship for an academically accomplished young rural villager to complete her remaining 4 years of high school.The beneficiary of the scholarship is a young girl, of a single parent of very limited means and living in a rural village, who has studiously succeeded in to achieve academically despite her humble beginnings....
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Africa Print Expo Team And Suppliers Step Up For Charity

Practical Publishing, the Africa Print Expo organisers and its suppliers have donated R10,000 to the Rotary Club of Knights Pendragon through their Step Up For Charity campaign. This donation has been allocated to the club's scholarship fund for a very deserving and academically achieving young African girl - Read more about the innovative Step Up for Charity initiative
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Max of Dowerglen Spar recognised for his Community Support

The Rotary Club of Knights Pendragon recently awarded proprietor, Max Benjamin of Dowerglen Kwikspar a certificate of recognition for his support of Rotary Projects over many years. Not only has Max supported the Rotary Club’s projects, but he has also provided many Edenvale charities, including the Lionesses, SPCA, School Debutantes and other charities, with prime space and opportunity to make collections for various worthy causes at the doors of the Dowerglen Kwikspar.Without such opp...
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24th October is World Polio Day

PolioPoliomyelitis, or polio, is a paralyzing and potentially fatal disease that still threatens children in some parts of the world. Poliovirus invades the nervous system and can cause total paralysis in hours. It can strike people of any age but mainly affects children under five. Polio can be prevented by vaccines, but it is not curable. Unlike most diseases, polio can be eradicated.PolioPlusFor more than 30 years, Rotary and our partners have driven the effort to eradicate p...
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Rotary Family Health Days 2019

The Rotary Club of Knights Pendragon will be participating with other Rotary District 9400 clubs in the Rotary Family Health Days to be held on 2nd to 4th October 2019 at the following locations in the East Rand area. Each location having been uniquely identified in consultation with the Department of Health to provide services to people who would otherwise not have access to care:Vlakplaats Farm, Brickfield Rd, Vosloorus on Wednesday, 2nd October 2019Phumulani Mall, Oliphantsfonteim Rd...
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Knights Pendragon Celebrate 30th Anniversary

The Rotary Club of Knights Pendragon celebrated the 30th Anniversary of its charter as a Rotary Club with a black tie dinner at the Belgravia Bowling Club, Bedfordview. The club was chartered on 29 June 1989, on the same date as the Rotary Clubs of Warsaw and Moscow, there countries having recently emerged from Communism and now open to the concept of NGO's engaged in humanitarian efforts.11 Founder Members attended the 30th Anniversary DinnerThe club was started with 33 founder mem...
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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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