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Annual President’s Induction Function & Awards

The Rotary Club of Kenton on Sea held its annual President’s Induction function last evening at the Continental Deli venue in Kenton. An evening of careful covid observations gave us an opportunity to congratulate outgoing President, Dave Howard, on an excellent...

Hospice, Projects

Walk for Hospice

The Rotary Club of Kenton on Sea is proud to share with Sunshine Coast Hospice the news that two of our members, Rotarians Barbara Matthews and Sandy Smith will be walking 120 km in 6 days to raise funds for Hospice.

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Rotary’s areas of focus

The Rotary Club of Kenton on Sea is so excited by Rotary International’s announcement of a new Area of Focus, namely the Environment. This aligns with a number of our Club projects and puts Rotary firmly on the right route to working towards the conservation and...

Covid-19, Projects

The porridge initiative

The Rotary Club of Kenton on Sea has just completed a second distribution of donated milk and porridge to local families some of whom are battling to foster, feed and clothe orphaned children. The club was the fortunate recipient of milk from Dairy Farmers SA and...

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Induction dinner

The club held its Induction dinner on line for the first time. The meeting was attended by almost the whole club – what a new way of doing things! Congratulations to outgoing President, Ginny Reed, on a very busy, very effective year, and congratulations to...

Covid-19, Projects

Milk donation from DFSA

We commented recently of a wonderful donation of milk from DFSA. Two of our members, Nomawethu Nganqu and Hayley Howard, started making some deliveries locally to families who have foster children in their care. Once again – a huge thank you to our dairy farmers –...

Manure Project, Projects

Bagging and sale of manure

And then one of our members, Roger Carthew, had a brainwave. With help and a donation of a truckload of manure from another member, Simon Matthews – one of our wonderful farmers! – Roger is now overseeing the bagging and sale of manure for more community/ Covid...

Covid-19, Projects

Where to start?

Where to start?!! The Rotary Club of Kenton on Sea has been very busy in the last couple of days. Pres Ginny Reed and Charlotte Wormald have just handed over 20 calculators to the Principal, Staff and learners at Ikamvalesizwe Combine School in Ekupumleni. This is...

Covid-19, Projects

Empisal sewing machine raffle

The Club recently ran a very successful Raffle for an Empisal sewing machine. A winner, Jill Maylam, was happily drawn, and then a very kind Friend donated a 2nd machine as a 2nd prize. Another draw was quickly organised and this went to Sue Burton. Grateful thanks...

Covid-19, Projects

A big thank you

What an amazing community we are part of! The Rotary Club of Kenton on Sea would like to pay tribute to the many people in our small corner of the Eastern Cape who have been quietly working away at amazing projects all of which are intended to keep safe those who...

Covid-19, Projects

Covid 19 intervention

The Rotary Club of Kenton on Sea, District 9370, is reaching the end of its third Covid 19 intervention in our local communities. Starting with a partnership with Sunshine Coast Spar and KOSRA (Kenton on Sea Rate Payers Association) and some private donations, our...

Projects, SANBS

SANBS visit

SANBS visit was a huge success with a target of 25 units, a huge 34 units donated. This after all sorts of permissions had to be obtained to allow their team to come at all. Well done and a huge thanks to all donors. This is saving lives. Thank you, too, to our...

Covid-19, Projects

Covid-19 outbreak reaction

The Rotary Club of Kenton on Sea is partnering with the local Kenton Ratepayers Association (KOSRA) in a humanitarian initiative in this lockdown time of the Covid 19 virus. The club has donated a significant sum of money to KOSRA towards a food delivery campaign....

Our News

A busy evening

A busy evening! First up were our speakers, Dr Marette Dreyer from Kariega Vet Clinic, and Monika Boulanger, with their team (Verona, Debbie, Jone, William and our own Nomawethu), from their Domestic Animal Care project which focuses on disadvantaged pet owners by...

Boat Races, Projects

The new year mini boat race

The New Year Mini Boat race, held at the mouth of the Bushman’s River, was a great success and lots of holiday makers joined us for this fun event. Prize money went to the first 3 boats to cross the finish line, skippered by Sue Melvill, Josie Horwood and Brenda...