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


DISTRICT Governor 9350 Cecil Rose, visiting the club on 24 March with former international president of Rotary International Ray Klinginsmith, reminded Claremont Rotarians that their club […]
March 27, 2015


March 17, 2015

Western Cape Provincial Parliament Tour and Workshop

On Saturday, 14 March, 25 Interactors from Claremont High School, Bishops College, Herschel Girls’ School and SACS along with Yenzi Nhlabathi and Nozi Mdlwamba representing Claremont […]
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 […]
February 11, 2015


  WAS it mere concidence that the day after the AFCON Final on Monday 9 February, Claremont Rotary Club was invaded by a team of soccer […]
February 4, 2015


January 28, 2015

A library for every school

Nelson Mandela said “education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world” and it is for this very reason that RC […]
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.  
December 1, 2014

An orchid for Claremont

“Your club remains at the top of the list in our District when it comes to the support of the Rotary Foundation and your financial support […]
November 25, 2014

A case of give and take

It’s certainly not a daily occurrence when the giver becomes the receiver.  The Children’s Hospital Trust awarded a certificate of recognition to our club for the […]
November 14, 2014


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 29, 2014

Speakers corner: Being prepared

“Are we ready to handle an event disaster?” asks Graham Lowden of RC Newlands at Tuesday evening’s meeting and shocks his audience with footage of the […]
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 23, 2014

PP Lester Cameron receives the Paul Harris Award

President John handing PP Lester Cameron the Paul Harris Award for the fostering of Youth Development through Sport and for his work in sport and Running […]
October 22, 2014

When history meets humour and distinction

Hats off to Liz, George and Mark for organising Claremont’s birthday bash that could aptly be described as something old, something new, something funny, something due. […]