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Events

MEETINGS

Our club meets every Monday evening between 18:00 and 19:00 at the Graemian Centre, Graeme College.

1st Monday - Business Meeting

2nd Monday - Committees

3rd Monday - Guest Speaker

4th Monday - Guest Speaker

5th Monday - Social

EVENTS 2018

22 February - DG visit and International Dinner

17-18 March  POETS in Ladybrand

2 June - Variety Concert

11 June - Induction Dinner

25 August - Mountain Drive Marathon

Contact us:

If you'd like to attend a club meeting, or contact us about our work, please email : 

grahamstownsunetrotaryclub@gmail.com

or

phone the Club Secretary on :

082 772 0407

End Polio Now Campaign

The Rotary Club of Grahamstown Sunset was chartered in June 1999 - the second Rotary Club in the town.  The club appealed to business owners and professionals who wanted to meet in the evenings, rather than at lunchtime as the the Rotary Club of Grahamstown did - hence the name Grahamstown Sunset! Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Grahamstown (which was chartered d in 1949), the new club quickly developed its own character and style.  With a "we can do anything!" attitude and an energy and work ethic that is the envy of many clubs in the district, the Rotary Club of Grahamstown Sunset has served the local community with distinction, bringing focus and action to the most critical needs.

 

Rotary International was started in 1905 by Paul Harris in Chicago.  Initially started for fellowship with business colleagues, Harris soon turned it into a service club, and the movement now boasts  1.2 million Rotarians across the world, in 31 000 Rotary Clubs in 166 countries.  The name “Rotary”

derived from the early practice of rotating meetings among members’ offices. 

 

Rotary is a worldwide organisation of business and professional leaders that provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations and help to build goodwill and peace in the world.  Members operate by the maxim, “Service above self”, and all Rotarians are charged to test everything they think say or do with the 4-way test :

 

1.       Is it the TRUTH?

2.       Is it FAIR to all concerned?

3.       Will it build GOODWILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS?

4.       Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?"

The Rotary International theme for 2017-2018

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Thank you for visiting the Rotary Club of Grahamstown Sunset website! We hope you enjoy browsing our website, and that you find a lot of useful information. We invite you to join our mission in promoting environmental protection and providing care for those in need. We look forward to sharing our knowledge and experience in order to increase your awareness of the issues surrounding Polio, poverty, hunger, and the environment and to help you get involved in our charitable projects and fundraisers.

Our Interactors and Rotarians have removed 45 000 alien invader trees from our commonage since 2012.

Did you know Rotary has helped immunize over 2.5 billion children against Polio in 122 countries?

Did you know that our club has chartered 5 Interact Clubs?

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We are especially dedicated to ending polio in our lifetime. Rotary members have persevered in this fight since 1979 and have now helped eradicate polio in all but three countries worldwide.

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