November 25, 2015

Two new Members

Last night the Rotary Club of Claremont welcomed two new Members into the Club. Beverley Reid is a Micro Biologist. In her free time she likes […]
November 23, 2015

Remembering the Crocs

Rotary Claremont have always entered happy rowing teams for the annual Rotary Dragon Boat Race. Here is an A-Team from earlier days – of the not […]
November 23, 2015

From London we come

Jaap Deckker took the time to tell the club about the visit he and Liz made to London a few weeks ago. Jaap took the time […]
June 12, 2015

Roving Reporter – In Tokyo

  My wife Julianne is enjoying a family visit to Japan. Often in our travels, we find reminders of the worldwide Rotary Family. The Rotary Four […]
May 10, 2015

May 5: ACCENT ON YOUTH

Gavin Schachat, District Youth Exchange chairman, and French medical student Clement Sevin, who is volunteering at Somerset Hospital. Gavin congratulated Claremont club on its awards at […]
April 30, 2015

COME AND GET IT!

THE new Buffet Carvery, that will replace the traditional waitress service, is off to a good start. On Tuesday, after Grace and Welcome, members went up, […]
April 16, 2015

MANY HAPPY RETURNS

  Two members who have made a happy return to good health and to the club were (top) Jaap Decker, who with wife Liz have recovered […]
April 13, 2015

MERCY SHIPS BRING MIRACLES OF HOPE AND HEALING

THERE are always gasps of amazement when plastic surgeon Tertius Venter shows his before-and-after pictures of surgeries that he and his colleagues do as they travel […]
April 6, 2015

AND THE WINNER IS – ANIMAL WELFARE!

TO relax after sorting out her customers’ IT troubles, Monique Schutz runs a wine club for friends. They taste wines, decide which are good value, and […]
March 27, 2015

Christmas Day in the Angolan desert

The main speaker of the evening was club member Ken Sturgeon (“a member of the club forever”, said introducer Brian Bohlmann). Ken gave an entertaing slide […]
March 27, 2015

March 24: GUESTS OF THE WEEK

March 12, 2015

Reuniting with her ‘brother’

“He was my ‘brother’ at my host family when I was a YE student. Now he’s my boyfriend”, she announced. Since returning to her home in […]
March 4, 2015

March 3: Guests of the Week

  Mary has been in Cape Town for a year and has another nine months to go. She is studying for her Masters at UCT. Caitlin, […]
March 4, 2015

The Alain Huchon Trophy

On Sunday, for only the second time, the Alain Huchon Trophy, honouring the late Rotarian and Cape Town Cycle Tour trustee, will be awarded to the […]
December 11, 2014

Loads of fun

IF you ever wanted to be a train conductor and ended up instead a company CEO, here’s your chance to indulge your childhood ambitions – loading […]
December 1, 2014

‘My Job’: By new Rotarians Ruvi and Jo

Two new members of Claremont Rotary Club, Ruvi Moyo, an architect recently re-settled in the Cape from Zimbabwe, and Jo Hobson, an industrial psychologist, introduced fellow […]
December 1, 2014

Visiting from Harare

Claremont Rotarian Chris du Plessis (left) hosted Richard Filer, a wealth adviser, from Harare, at the club meeting on Tuesday 25 November.  
November 14, 2014

YOUNG ARCHITECTS SHARE IDEAS

For the last three months Margit Sichrovsky and Kim le Roux from Germany have been in Cape Town presenting their innovative ideas for low cost housing […]
October 26, 2014

District 9350 Earlyact and Interact Awards 2014

Watching the young people of District 9350 Earlyact and Interact Clubs receiving their Awards for their commitment to Service before Self, was just so encouraging, especially […]
October 2, 2014

International Older Persons Day

A truly fabulous day for the 73 pensioners from Welverdind Old Age Home who we took on a secret day outing. No one other than Liz, […]