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Wheelchair project ongoing

The donation of wheelchairs for needy recipients is one of Rotary's annual projects. Rotary Club Swellendam was recently privileged to be able to hand over five wheelchairs (sponsored by Rotary International) to the Department of Community Welfare and Avendson. Two of the wheelchair recipients were present to receive their chairs and expressed their heartfelt appreciation. Above: Two of the recipients - Ouma Whilhelmina Abrahams and Mr Sebybo. Above group photo: Behind, two family members, Rotarians - Corrie Cloete, Johan Kriek and Jerry van Vuuren . In the middle, Catherine Buis, ds Eugene Vaas (also Avendson), Karin Plaatjies, Sister Hettie and Nevill King (Dept Community Welfare). In th

Rotary Coffee Morning for the Elderly Project - Year end Function

At a joyous function on the 4th December in Pastor Josephs AFMWC in Railton, Rotarians, Rotary Anns and Country Catering joined hands to provide a super lunch for the elderly folk. Cupcakes, koeksisters and other delicious goodies were served after the meal. Again, for the third time this year, clothing and articles knitted by the ladies were gifted to organisations for distribution among the less privileged and needy. The first meeting of the year 2020 will take place on the 22nd January 2020.

Coronation Double Century Bicycle Race

IMPRESSIVE! The organisation of the Coronation Double Century cycle race is a major undertaking! 3300 cyclists ( plus support/family) arrive in Swellendam on the Friday before and fill every nook and cranny of accommodation available in and out of town. From Swellendam, cyclists follow the R324 through Suurbraak and over Tradouw Pass towards Barrydale. A left turn onto the R62 leads them to the challenging 7 kilometer Op de Tradouw stretch, before making their way to Montagu. The route then snakes through Cogmanskloof towards Ashton and Robertson, before winding left onto the R317 towards Bonnievale and finishing in Swellendam, with the first teams arriving back about 12.00 noon. They cyclis

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