COME AND GET IT!
April 30, 2015
Kromboom Rotary Club
May 20, 2015
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 the district conference in Upington at the weekend. He thanked Claremont for helping other clubs to sponsor and host exchange students.

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 the district conference in Upington at the weekend. He thanked Claremont for helping other clubs to sponsor and host exchange students.

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 the district conference in Upington at the weekend. He thanked Claremont for helping other clubs to sponsor and host exchange students.

Luc Gendron, President of Claremont Rotaract, and Rotaractor Noziphiwo Mdlwamba

Luc Gendron, President of Claremont Rotaract, and Rotaractor Noziphiwo Mdlwamba

Exchange student Marta Massarotti from Grignasco, near Turin, Italy, and counsellor Sonja Dorrington-Turck, of Stellenbosch RC, Marta's host club.

Exchange student Marta Massarotti from Grignasco, near Turin, Italy, and counsellor Sonja Dorrington-Turck, of Stellenbosch RC, Marta’s host club.

Sonja records the occasion for Marta, whose home club is Valsesia RC.  Sonja, previously from Namibia, is a real estate agent.

Sonja records the occasion for Marta, whose home club is Valsesia RC. Sonja, previously from Namibia, is a real estate agent.

President JJ welcomed Marta, who was described by Gavin as "a successful and very special" exchange student

President JJ welcomed Marta, who was described by Gavin as “a successful and very special” exchange student

Something to remember me by": exchanging club banners

Something to remember me by”: exchanging club banners

Another  memento:  a Namibian first-day cover commemorating Rotary's Century in 2005 that JJ brought back from the District Conference at the weekend.

Another memento: a Namibian first-day cover commemorating Rotary’s Century in 2005 that JJ brought back from the District Conference at the weekend.

A pat on the back for Namibia's postal service. Namibia is part of our District 9350.

A pat on the back for Namibia’s postal service. Namibia is part of our District 9350.

George Muller
George Muller
George first  joined Rotary in 1972 in Durban. In 1995 he retired after 42 years of fulltime journalism in southern Africa and UK, most of it spent on the Daily News, Durban, where he was assistant to the editor and daily columnist. He was also a freelance cartoonist, best known for his syndicated pocket cartoon, By George,  which ran for 27 years. He is married to Moonyeen, a pre-primary teacher, and has two daughters and five grandchildren in Cape Town and Durban, where he and Moonyeen  spend up to six months, respectively. He joined Claremont club in 2005.

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