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From the Pres Welcome back after a short break. I hope and trust that you could all spend some valuable and special time with your families over the festive season. After the year we had, it was certainly needed. So here we are. Back to the “normal” we have come accustomed to and facing another year of uncertainty about what this pandemic will bring us and how it will affect our day to day lives. Our jobs. Our children’s schools. Our Table plans and projects. But this year we are ahead of the game. We have an advantage that we did not have last year. An advantage that we should put to good use and give us a good platform to work from. We have been through this before! We proved during 2020 that we as an Association can adapt and also improve on any situation thrown at us. We took this pandemic and all the restrictions that came with it head on and proved that we are more relevant than ever. We proved that we are here to make a difference in our communities, no matter what the circumstances. And it is exactly that experience that is going to take us into 2021 with more confidence and preparation. We must adopt the mindset we had during last year and set off this year to continue to drive impactful change not matter what. Because we know we can. We’ve done it before. We have overcome the odds once before and managed to show the country and the word that Round Table does not stand back when we are expected to work harder and we do not hide and lift our shoulders in defeat…..we lift our hands and get them dirty. In wishing you a prosperous and successful 2021, I wish it to you all in your personal lives. In all your endeavours in business and family lives. But I also wish you all the success in your Table year so that you will once again experience the fulfilment of helping someone less fortunate and relive the comradery and brotherhood that the Rondel brings. To see and celebrate with your Table brothers in the accomplishments that you will undoubtedly achieve this year.I hope to see as many of you as possible, as soon as possible. In the meantime, stay safe and look after yourself and your families’ well being and health. Let’s ride out the peak of this pandemic and come out the other side stronger and more determined to drive impactful change. Yours in Table

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Somerset West 31 – Noddy Show 2020 Kenton 210 – How to run a Conference Bethlehem 60 – Santa Shoe box Welwitschia 213 – Christmas Cheer Sani 152 – 5-a-side Rugby Project Swellendam 179 – Golf Day Kenton 210 – How to make a Toast Welkom 40 – Blood Drive Welwitschia 213 – Last Business meeting Kloof 190 – Trailer Draw Project Swellendam 179 – Kervader kom Swellendam toe Kenton 210 – Know your Area Welkom 40 – Raid Bloemfontein 159 Welwitschia 213 – Raid Windhoek 34 Pretoria 201 – Christmas Project Kenton 210 – How to be a Club Secretary Welkom 40 – Raid Ficksburg 98 Windhoek 34 – Christmas Party Sani 152 – Raid Hilton 242 Worcester 68 – Appreciate Medical Personel Sandown 150 – Childrens Home Facelift

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-To develop fellowship among young men through the medium of their professional and business occupations; -To emphasise the fact that one’s calling offers an excellent medium of service to the community; -To cultivate the highest ideals in business, professional and civic traditions; -To recognize the worthiness of all legitimate occupations and to dignify each his own by precept and example; -To foster responsible citizenship and loyalty to their Country; -To further the establishment of peace and goodwill in international relationships; -To further these objects by meetings, lectures, discussions and other activities


Round Table Somerset West 31 had their annual Noddy show in the early weeks of December. It was quite a difficult year with various challenges but we decided to carry forward the tradition that has been running for almost 40 years. It usually takes at least 4 months of planning but Justin Claassens and Rion Henning, our Noddy Conveners for 2020, stepped up right away and managed to get all the aspects of the show in place within 2 months! Every member of Table 31 jumped in and did their part to ensure that the show was not only a success, but it surpassed our expectations! There were some concerns about the Covid-19 risks and protocols but after the first show we re-evaluated and improved our protocols and we have received nothing but good feedback from our patrons. I am very proud of each and every member, pipeliner and guest that played a part in making the pride and joy of Round Table Somerset West 31, being the Noddy’s Party Show, a great success in very uncertain times. We have secured enough funds to make an #impactfulchange in 2021! I could not have asked for a better group of like-minded people to have shared this experience with and to wrap up my year as Chairman.

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How to plan a Conference For those who are faced with planning a conference in their hometown for the first time, here are some pointers to remember: Distances Most people have to travel far, sometimes only after work on a Friday. Remember this when planning meals for Friday night Children Make sure you have babysitting, meals for kids which are ready early, and entertainment for them during the day. Happy Children = Happy Parents! Music Often overlooked, music makes those who think they’re John Travolta dance, and adds a good background vibe Visiting Guests make them feel special, offer home-hosting where possible or arrange accommodation for them. Maybe include a small welcome note in their goody bags. Send them a message whilst they are on the road, and one to check they got back home safely after the conference Costs Get the actual costs for everything, work out a budget and you will be surprised how you can keep costs down. Don’t just copy & paste from last year with a slight increase! Breakfast on Saturday Doesn’t have to be big, just coffee and a rusk will ensure everyone gets a good start and won’t cost the earth!

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Die vroue van die Bethlehem Tafelronde het vanjaar die 14de Santa Shoeboxgeskenkboksprojek ondersteun en dit was ‘n reuse sukses. Hulle was ook vanjaar eerste om hul mikpunt van 300 geskenkbokse vol te maak, te bereik. “Danksy die Bethlehem gemeenskap wat sonder skroom hulle hande diep in hulle sakke in die moeilike tye gedruk het, kon ons 300 geskenkbokse aan vier instellings in die Oos-Vrystaat skenk,” sê Nadia van Vuuren van Bethlehem Tafelronde wat die projek gelei het. Mense is aangemoedig om skoenbokse met noodsaaklikhede soos tandeborsels, tandepasta, seep, waslappe, opvoedkundige skryfbehoeftes, asook bederfgeskenkies te vul. Drie honderd kinders het tussen die ouderdomme van 1 tot 18 jaar, het elk ‘n geskenkboks op verskillende datums in November ontvang. Kinders van twee instansies in Bethlehem, een in Kestel en een in Senekal is met geskekbokse bederf. Die projek het op 1 September begin en teen einde September was al 300 geskenkbokse gevul. Die Laerskool Jordania was deel van die projek en hulle het 118 geskenkbokse vanjaar vir die projek ingesamel. Die verskillende instansies het seker gemaak kersvader en ‘n kersboom is daar om dit feestelik vir die kinders te maak. Verskillende borge wat die Watashi Spur Bethlehem, Otto Wachter en Lurika van Aswegen van Nostalgies gebak het die kinders met heerlike eetgoed bederf. “Dit was vir ons ‘n voorreg om die stralende kindergesiggies te sien en ons is dankbaar ons kon ‘n verskil maak,” se Nadia.

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Wel213 was approached by Barbera Zaal a Good Samaritan who had her own annual Christmas project which was funded by her own salary for the last 3 years. Barbera has been delivering Christmas cheer in different places in Namibia to mostly children. Barbera started with 10 kids and gradually increased the numbers to 40 kids who she gives Christmas packages containing food, clothing, toys and off course sweets because what would Christmas be for kids) and a lot of grownups as well) without some sugary treats. Barbera as mentioned has been doing this from her own pocket for the last couple of years and 2020 was no different. With the exception that this year finances where tight Covid making its appearance and as we all know making everything 10 times harder and some just impossible to do. Wel213 had some funds left to assist with her cause about N$400 of WK funds and N$600 of our club funds we were able to contribute to the Christmas spirit. We also attended WHK34’s last BM where we pitched the idea and thanks to the 34 gents who joined the project by allowing us to utilize their extra funds to the tune of N$5000.00 to bolster the project. Wel213 and WHK34’s contributions allowed for dan other wise 20-package project to a 50-package project allowing us to bring cheer to all the kids in Schlip area. Wel213 had done all purchases and stayed in the realm of the WK project by purchasing only food items. Barbera was then able to ensure that toys clothes and other items where purchased. We had prepared the Christmas hampers at Barbera’s house and was able to make 55 hampers with the discounted prices Wel213 and WHk34 received on the food items. On the 19th of December we left Windhoek with 2 vehicles at around 05h30 1st for Rehoboth about 90km away and to ensure we don’t get lost along the way we picked up my father in law who knows the way and made our way further south from Rehoboth and after a 70km tar road drive and 40km gravel road we ended up in Schlip. This was a first for me at Schlip and was a bit bewildered when approaching the town as it was just sand and dust until you see the town which was green and vegetated. We had a quick geography lesson and it made sense as Schlip was a town that was build inside and on the banks of a river that has underground water even though the river only runs when we have a good rainy season which has been a moot point for a couple of years now. We also understood some of the funny banter that went around in the region like “jy’s so vaal soos Schlip se afdraai” as you can imagine this filled the car with laughter. We met with the Snyders couple who had moved to Schlip from Walvisbay many years ago and they took us to resident’s house where the kids were already waiting for us. With the Christmas parcels offloaded and sorted into boys and girls the kids showered us with a Christmas song like silent knight and a couple of others. 7|Page

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On Saturday the 5th December we held our first inaugural “Sani 5-a-side Touch Rugby Tournament” at the Underberg Country Club. We had 15 teams playing on 3 fields and it turned out to be a cracker of a day. Some great rugby on display and fitness proved crucial at the end of the day. Westville team “Dirty Mike and The Boys” edged the home town favourites “Last Years Winners” in a tightly contested final. Match of the day was surely Sani 152 putting one over the Hilton 242 boys and we followed that up with a win in the boat race as well. Cheers to Hilton 242 for supporting our day and we hope to see you, and more Tables at next year’s event. We have big plans for this event going forward and see massive potential – 2021 tournament will be one for the books

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Die stokke was behoorlik geswaai op Saterdag 28 November by die jaarlikse Tafleronde Gholfdag. Vir die tweede agtereenvolgende jaar die hoofborg vir die dag Rola Ford op Swellendam. Die formaat was 4BBB preferred drive. Die weer gunstig, die spelers gretig en die baan baie mooi. Dis al wat mens nodig het vir goeie gholf! Die tafelronde borgdag was slegs een van twee gholfdae wat dié gholfklub aangebied het na die grendelperiode. Die eerste spelers het 7:15 afgeslaan, waarna ‘n vol veld van 80 spelers gevolg het. Die dag was gewen deur Danie Tipps en Wilhelm Spilhaus, beide ou Tafelaars! Die spelers is bederf met ‘n goeie Natgat en ‘n heerlike ete na die tyd. Baie dankie vir die Tafelaars en hulle vrouens wat raakgevat het hierdie dag. Sonder almal se insette sou die dag nie ‘n sukses gewees het nie. Laastens, maar nie die minste nie, baie dankie aan elke speller, die Swellendam Gholfklub, asook al die borge wat in hierdie tye steeds hulle hart oopgemaak het en ‘n prys of ‘n bof geborg het.

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How to make a toast If the MC has welcomed everyone, start with: With all due protocol having been observed, Good Evening Ladies and Gentlemen Capture your audience with a short quote or short & clean joke Avoid crude references and foul language—only say things you would feel comfortable saying to your Mother or Grandmother Highlight your topic, keep to the point, and keep your audience listening—don’t waffle on End with a point which people can think about after you finish Remember: put on your jacket & take your glass with you. If you make a mistake, wing it as the audience won’t know unless you tell them And relax—you are speaking to your friends!

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Welkom 40 kicked off 2021 with a bang! Since Round Table Welkom 40 and the South African National Blood Service in Welkom teamed up, Welkom 40 has been a driving force for helping the SANBS in Welkom to reach their targets and getting the residents of Matjhabeng to come out and save lives. Welkom 40 and SANBS have a standing agreement to do their mobile blood drive at their clubhouse as often as they need to ensure that they have enough blood to help save lives. Welkom 40 takes each blood drive very serious and always tries to exceed the SANBS expectations. Welkom 40 did just that by reaching the goal of 16 units on 14 January at their clubhouse. Welkom 40 will ensure that this live giving relationship between them grow from strength to strength in 2021 as we know it is not going to be an easy one where we can just sit back and relax. 11 | P a g e

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Wel213 as most other clubs have had a tough time with Covid-19 and the regulations imposed on the Namibian nation as a whole. Its been a rocky 2020 but it was time for the 12th and final BM for Wel213 for 2020. It was expected with December to be a quick and quite meeting but the gents would have nothing of that. Wel213 its biggest meeting attendance with the 2020 year with 3 members and 5 guests at the meeting. It was quite an interesting meeting with project that were canceled during 2020 being discussed and new dates and ideas for the 2021 table year. It was a slow year for all with planned projects and events being shifted and shifted then eventually cancelled to ensure that we comply with government regulations. It was great to see the enthusiasm of the tablers, 41érs including the guests providing for a great outlook for the 2021 table year. This however doesn’t take away from the fact that we are losing a member to the 41ér rule and the impact it will have on the club. Chesley Saal and myself will have to work hard on membership and ensuring that we keep Welwitschia 213’s relevant and on a high. We are not blind to the fact that next year will be a busy year and a full year of learning for our new member Chesley and we’ve devised a plan to ensure maximum education for the member who will be filling some big shoes being thrown in the deep end with 1st quarter of the 2021 year being a 2 man show. We are looking forward to 2021 and getting a running start. Here’s to 2021 being a cracker of a year for Wel213 and Table.

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The Kloof Round Table 190 end of year is generally filled with setting up stages, putting up tents, putting on make up and throwing the annual Uncle Jumbo’s Christmas Show. Unfortunately this year, for the first time in 47 years we were unable to host the show and new plans had to be made. Uncle Jumbo and his friends, Noddy, Big Ears, and Mr Plod desperately wanted to see the kiddies and run amock as they usually do so plans were made to have a something going on with our great friends at Kloof Village Mall Superspar. We were also joined by many Tablers from around the Druban area – thank you to all who popped in to say hi. We bought a trailer, filled it with goodies and groceries, and held ourselves a lucky draw for this awesome prize to the value of R25 000! For only R20 per ticket, we had an amazing response from the Upper Highway community and from our friends far and wide. Thank you all who bought a ticket and supported this event. All in all, a total of R15 000 was raised during the short 6 week period and these funds will be utilised to assist the unfortunate and needy in various homes and orphanages. We also purchased gifts and presents for 80 children at four places of safety and dropped these off. Despite not being able to interact with the children, we received an amazing reception which made the whole initiative worthwhile. Once again, thank you so much to Brett, Orgeshan, and Sanjeev at Kloof Village Mall Superspar, without who’s help we would not have been able to raise some funds that will enable us to continue to support various charitable initiatives in the Upper Highway area into 2021.

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Swellendam 179 Tafelronde het op 4 Desember hulle jaarlikse Kinderkerspartytjie gehad. Dit is ‘n jaarlikse instelling waar kinders genooi word in baie slegte omstandighede grootword. Oudergewoonte, het ons weer kinders vanuit die Cooperstraat Projek bederf. Die kinders se ouers kan fisies nie behoorlik vir hulle sorg nie, daarom dat die Cooperstraat Projek destyds van stapel gestuur was. Daagliks gee die projek middagete aan tientalle kinders. Daar word ook omgesien dat die groter kinders hulle tuiswerk doen en daar word hand bygesit indien die kinders vasdraai. Die jaar was die kerspartytjie by die “Old Goal” (ou trunk) Restaurant aangebied. Elke kind se innerlike is eers versterk deur ‘n hamburger en aartappelskyfies en afgesluk deur ‘n melkskommel. Kersvader het sy opwagting gemaak en elkeen is bederf met ‘n toegedraaide geskenk en basiese benodighede soos toiletware en onderklere wat agterweë bly a.g.v. hulle huislike omstandighede. Sondag 6 Desember was dit die ons jaarlikse “Oumensbraai.” Ons het ‘n tafel vol bejaarde persone gehad en hulle op die hande gedra. Daar is stories uitgeruil en lekker gekuier, Covid 19 protokol in ag geneem. Die dag is bygewoon deur die Tafelaars, vrouens en kinders. Ons gaste is bederf met ‘n heerlike potjiekosete en afgesluit met roomys en sjokolade sous. 14 | P a g e

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Know your AreAs… RTSA is divided into 14 Areas geographically: Border Bushveld Drakensberg Eastern Province Free State Gauteng Mpumalanga Namibia Natal South Coast Natal North Coast Northern Cape South Cape STNOFS Western Province Historically, two other Areas existed: Lesotho & Swaziland What does STNOFS stand for? South Transvaal Northern Orange Free State

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When you know that Bloemfontein 158 is coming over for a raid you need to make sure that everything with a rondel on needs to be bolted down, hid or make sure that they cannot remove it without being seen because they will steal you’re your tie of your shirt. You even need to make sure that your clubhouse is secure with these tablers form the City of Roses. Maybe because clubhouse convener Igor Scheurkogel made sure everything in the bar or clubhouse had a rondel on or maybe they were just scared of the Are Chairman that was doing his visit they behaved like gentlemen. There were a bit of negotiation here and there because certain items of great significance almost got removed but instead Welkom 40 allowed them to leave with an elephant instead of the keys of our old clubhouse which burned down. However Welkom 40 is yet to see what else has been ‘borrowed’ when they go to raid back their precious items.

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Wel213 raided the WHK 34’s final BM for the 2020 table year on the 7 th of December 2020. This has been a roller coaster of a year and Wel213 took every opportunity it had to raid. This was a conscious decision made as a flip off to Covid that had for such a long time hampered all raiding and projects…being able to at least get some form of normality by just seeing the other club’s gentleman and we took it a step further by trying to raid the projects and socials of other clubs as well. For Windhoek 34 we have succeeded to actually raid 75 to 80% of their business meetings for the year including the Zoom meetings and as a bonus we were invited and raided about 50-60% of their social meetings and a couple of their projects. Raiding WHK34’s last business meeting of the 2020 year moved us to about an 80% raiding of their business meeting. There is never a dull moment at 34’s meetings be it business or social or projects. Their last BM was no different with the 300 for 34 box being promoted the gents explaining how to get the attention of people at a mall to buy their “Braai Vleis” from calling people out who looked hungry to playing car-guard and trolley pusher to get the people to come and support their braai. This was still funny for me because we saw all of it happening at the Joyful hearts project. The meeting drew to a close and Wel213 left the meeting with a contribution to the “Christmas on Schlip” Project by Windhoek 34 to the tune of N$5000.00 and this allowed for the project to be done properly with proper Christmas hampers. The socializing after the meeting was even better with a couple of Knobble rounds and sharing of festive plans had taken a few hours and I ended up going home at 01h30 the next morning. I was planning on going home at 21h00 but the 34 gents invited my lift in and we ended up repeating the same word last round till 01h30… Apart from Covid and what it brought the 2020 year at least for Wel213 was a good one allowing us to make sure we use the time to strengthen our inter table relations from raiding more to attending and joining forces in projects with other clubs. Wel213 just made the best of what was thrown at us…May 2021 allow for more inter-table relations and more joint projects where able…

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On December 12th, after a very grim 2020, we hosted our annual Christmas Project alongside Hanna Charity. For many years, this has been a tradition at 201 and this year proved to be no different. Unprecedented times, unfortunately, caused that all our regular sponsors withdrew from the project and, suddenly, a decision had to be made whether the project could continue this year or not. Well, in true Round Table spirit, 201 took the challenge. Starting with what seemed as only 5 loaves of bread and two fish, we achieved our goal in feeding 350 people, giving presents to 110 children and bringing the spirit of Christmas to the community of East Lynne. We realised, once again, how special this project is - uniting not only local tablers in Pretoria, but internationally as well. Round Table Germany 101 made a substantial contribution, a generous farmer supplied us with the meat that was prepared for the day and the Pretoria community donated toys, clothing and food parcels. Even though the global pandemic affected everyone and tested our character as tablers, we came together to achieve what had been deemed to be impossible. We are humbled by the kindness and support from everyone who made this project possible. We know the struggling community of East Lynne is truly appreciative and ended the day with full hearts and thankful smiles. #Alloutcompassion #Alloutfellowship #TotalRoundTable

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How to be a club Secretary The Table Secretary is the guy which keeps the Table on track. He supports his Table Chairman and ensures that the rest of the Club members know what is going on. The duties of a Secretary differ from Club to Club, but a brief overview of the duties expected of a Table Secretary are: Minutes Make your minutes as accurate as possible as they are the history book of the Club. Get them out as soon as possible after a meeting. Put a To-Do List at the end as well as a calendar with birthdays, anniversaries, club projects and social events. Make them entertaining, or noone will want to read them. Make sure that they are sent to the Area Exec. Correspondence The key to any success story is communication. Make sure that the Chairman is aware of all correspondence, and make sure he sends it out to the Club members. The Ladies Why not make it your mission to ensure that the Ladies are informed of all Club activities, rather than the messages being lost in translation? Make sure that they get a copy of the To-Do list and the Calendar. Records At the end of the year, send a copy of all the minutes to the Cory Library for prosperity.

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Not sure if this was planned beforehand or if Ficksburg would like to take the place of the raid kings in the Free State but they defiantly pulled wool over the eyes of Welkom 40 tablers and no pun intended with the appearance of Ficksburg 41er Andrie Opperman aka ‘Skaaphond’. While Welkom 40 was keeping a close eye on Bloemfontein 158 (raided on the same day) Ficksburg was secretly carrying away half of the Welkom 40 clubhouse. It makes sense now why they came with their table combi because they had other plans. Once all quiet down and Welkom 40 could recuperate from the raid of Bloemfontein 158 and Ficksburg 98 they realized that one of their boardroom tables have gone missing. Ficksburg 98 played Welkom 40 very well by knowing they would be distracted by Bloemfontein 158 so they can carry away the ‘clubhouse’.

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Riaan Stadler with the help of Frikkie Engels arranged a Christmas braai at Ifun Namibia. The venue was chosen so that all the kids could have a splendid time and the parents could have a joll of their own, however only the kids of Loubser and Neville attended. We were served with awesome Braaivleis, (tjoppie, steak,chicken wing and a flippen lekker braaibroodjie).Jackey and Ettienne, our hosts made sure we had cold drinks, bucket loads full at a time, but to our own expense and that we had our meal on time, served hot and delicious. The kids played at the waterslides and sprayers and had a great time, I wished I could cool off with them, it was very very hot. Thanks Tammy( iemand se vrou ) for the great playlist, that Iphone of Neville just didn’t seem to work. Thanks Loubser for the speaker, music just lifts the spirit and make a party so much more entertaining. Then came the first game. Men had to bring a gift to a value of N$150 and the woman one for the ladies to same value. We each had to roll the dice, when we rolled a six, we went and grabbed a gift out of the corresponding section. When all had gifts, it was opened and all could see the gifts. Then we set up a six minute timer, we rolled again, and when a six was rolled, you had to exchange your gift with someone else’s that you wanted, they had to exchange. The rest kept on rolling as the fight was on between Werner’s box of chocolates, 2x cigars and a small bottle of Amarula. The ladies battled for the fishbowl with umbrellas and straws and also for the Bottle with HUGS in A MUG and a box of chocolates. That dice just wouldn’t let some of us roll a six, I am so sorry for bringing that one, It was smashed with a hammer when I got home…The time was up, Werner stuck with a beer bottle belt, and Jason had the cigars, chocolates and Amarula. Werner exchanged a smaller gift for one cigar and lit it immediately. Cathy got HUGS in A MUG and exchanged the bottle and some HUGS for the fishbowl, straws and umbrellas. Amelda did the exchange, Frikkie protested against losing his chocolates, poor guy…. Then after the meal, Cathy had another game up her sleeve, this time the kids joined us. A small gift was wrapped, not in one, not in two but in at least 5 layers of gift wrapping and newspapers. Cathy started to open, or tried to open the gift, but with with the first roll of a 34 on the dices, the gift was passed on. The trick was you had to put on the Christmas cap, two oven gloves and then try to open, man that was difficult. Finally the gift came to Neville that had all the work done for him and just unwrapped the last bit and claiming the prize. A packet of batteries for his wife(don’t know why she needs batteries) and a packet of sweets. Afterwards some men went for a Go-Kart challenge and the rest just had a good mingle. Loubser as on all the previous Christmas parties, had an injury at the go-karts.

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On Thursday 26 November Andrew Craig, Alex McArthur and Kevin Fraser attended the mass raid hosted by Hilton 242 at their social meeting. What a cracking evening, with around 50 people in attendance including Tablers, 41ers, pipeliners and guests. The sergeant must be commended for keeping the more boisterous section of the crowd under control. After a relatively short meeting we were well fed and lots of plans for further raids and projects where discussed around the braai. Some great fundraising was done between the clubs and I feel everyone left having got more than they expected. Thanks to Hilton 242 for hosting us, it really does look promising for Round Table South Africa. We made it home safely at quarter past the hour.

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I remember how everyone predicted that 2020 would be the year of plenty. Little did we know what type of plenty 2020 had install for us, especially for those working as health care professionals. To show our appreciation for the amazing work health care workers of MediClinic Worcester and Worcester Hospital are doing for those affected by Covid-19 in the Breede Valley area, the ladies of Worcester Round Table 68 took it upon them to provide each health care worker with a small gift. The gift consisted of energy drinks, fruit and a chocolate with an inspiring quote. We salute our Health Care Heroes and hope this inspires all other Tables to show their appreciation for the health care workers in their areas. 23 | P a g e

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‘The power of Table’ is a statement we hear often, and a lot of us will give testament and examples that proves it true. This played out by Sandown 150 and Bryanston 128 joining efforts and expertise to give Dorandia Children’s Home in Pretoria North a much-needed renovation. A few months earlier Sandown raided a Bryanston business meeting where a project idea and its challenges was being discussed, and a joint project was born soon thereafter. Fast forward to December and the renovation project was completed. Through the employment of local labour, the building was repaired, waterproofed, and prepared for painting. On the 12 December members and guests from Sandown and Bryanston arrived bright and early for the massive task of completing the job in one day, and we are proud to report that it was a job well done. The day was finished off with a burger braai for the children and staff at the home, as well as presenting them with Christmas gifts to spread the festive spirit. The donation also included extra supplies that were requested so that they can do extra improvement work going forward.It was an extremely positive end to an otherwise turbulent year and displayed the impactful change that can be made when Tablers get together.

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