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2 Sep 2020

94 year old "Ouma" Rosie Jacoba Treu, resident of Cooper Street, received a new wheelchair as a gift from Rotary Swellendam. The wheelchair was handed over to Ouma Treu by Mr Tyron De Wet of the Department of Health.  Ouma Treu and others present displayed "Thank you" placards to express their thanks to Rotar...

2 Sep 2020

On the 20th August 2020, representatives of the Western Cape Department of Health, received four more wheelchairs from Rotary Swellendam.  These wheelchairs will be distributed to patients in the Greater Swellendam municipal area. 

Ms Lynette Temmers (Occupational Therapist) once again expressed appreciat...

2 Sep 2020

Since the early days of the 2020 corona virus lock down, Pastor Joseph of the Apostolic Faith Mission Worship Center in Railton has received a weekly supply of vegetables donated by the Swellendam Rotary Club.  These vegetables are then redistributed to needy members of the congregation and those in the surro...

12 Aug 2020

Rotary Swellendam were delighted to be able to donate five  wheelchairs to  needy organisations in the greater Swellendam district. The first four were handed over to Ms Lynette Temmer, occupational therapist at the Department of Health, Western Cape.   

The fifth chair was handed over to Huis A...

7 Aug 2020

The little patients of the Red Cross Children's Hospital will benefit from delightful knitted articles knitted by the ladies of the Rotary Railton Coffee Morning, Hesphia Barry and Celia Cloete.  

Article and photograph— Corrie Cloete.

7 Aug 2020

In the past week, Rotary was involved in a number of school and community outreaches. Bontebok Primary received a 5 litre hand sanitizer and VRTPITT were given a large number of facemasks for children.

The Avendson Club for the elderly handed over various knitted items (wool sponsored by Rotary) to Sister...

7 Aug 2020

The Hideaway was the venue for the first meeting of Rotary's new Board of Directors 2020/2021.  Covid-19 health and safety regulations were strictly adhered to. According to Johan Kriek, the new Rotary President, the New Board will henceforth operate in an entirely different environment in comparison to the p...

7 Aug 2020

The Swellendam Hospital maternity ward received a warming and welcome donation of hand knitted baby blankets and vests from the wonderful knitters of the Rotary Railton Coffee group, Avylynne Kriel and Edna Streichers' Rotary Park knitting group.  Not only will these donations keep the newborn babies warm in...

18 Jul 2020

               

At the beginning of February Celia Cloete received a donation of £100 from  Cathie Jones of Glenrothes in Scotland. She asked that the money be used towards a rural school in our Area. During a visit to Uitvlug a small rural primary school  between Swellendam...

18 Jul 2020

Wow !! what an unusual induction.

The induction of Johan Kriek as President of Rotary Swellendam 2020/2021 took place on 1st July 2020 via ZOOM and cellphone. But this was not an induction as we know it. First of all on 30th June, Johan advised that he was admitted to hospital with sever back pain. He was disc...

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