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4 – Gonubie 182 Collaboration Charity Game 5 – Pretoria 87 Winter Knights 6 – Aliwal 55 Is Back 7 – Stutt 103 Winter Knights 8 – Westville 189 Ethelberts Youth Centre Project 9 – Pretoria 87 Tries 4 Charity 10 – Walvis Bay 36 food Donation 11 – East London 1 Winter Knights 12 – Westville 189 Pathways 13 – Walvis Bay 36 Happyland Safe House 14 – Stiaan Maasz Artsa Train 15 – Walvis Bay 36 Happyland Safe House Food Donation 16 – Kokstad 35 Quiz Night 17 – Walvis Bay 36 Happyland Safe House Bed and Matress Donation 18 – Bloemfontein 25 RAID 19 – Welwitschia 213 Mandela Day 20 – RTI Vice President Candidate Robin Clare-Talbot 21 – Harrismith 140 Winter Knights 22 – Welwitschia 213 Winter Knights for Elderly 23 – Umhlanga 155 World Numbers Meeting 24 – Welwitschia 213 Winter Knights Soup Kitchen 25 – Welkom 40 Blood Drive 26 – RTI Vice President Candidate DK Singh 27 – Welkom 40 Wie is Bennie vd Westhuizen 28 – Welwitschia 213 Winter Knights Rehoboth Old Age Home 29 – Kokstad 35 Winter Mass Raid 30-31 – RTI article of RTSA 32 – Welwitschia 213 Grysblock Orphans 33 – Pretoria 136 Winter-Con 34 – Welkom 40 New member Induction 35 – Westville 189 Comrades Event 36 – Windhoek 34 30th Anniversary Fishing Boogie 2|Page

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- Om kameraadskap tussen jong mans aan te moedig deur middel van hul beroeps of sakewerksaamhede. - Om te benadruk dat a mens se beroep ‘n uitstekende weg tot gemeenskapsdiens bied. - Om die hoogste ideale in burgerlike, beroeps en saketradisies na te streef. - Om die verdienstelikheid van alle wettige bedrywe te erken en jou eie deur lesing en voorbeeld eerbiedwaardig te maak. - Om veraantwoordelike burgerskap en lojaliteit teenoor ons land to bevorder. Om internasionale vrede welwillendheid to bevorder.

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Die maand van Julie was een vir die boeke, julle! OP Besoek - Op Vrydag, 12 Julie, het ek die Visie President en sy vrou (Christo en Tes-Mari Bezuidenhout) opgetel by die lughawe. Die Branding Manager, Arno Kotze, het vir ons ‘n “phone the Pres and Vice” gereël in-tussen ses en sewe uur. ‘n Paar karakters het ons gebel om ons geluk te wens vir die ander oproepe, en ons het noggal ‘n paar goeie vrae gekry. Die gees was lekker en dit het ons ruis korter laat voel. Toe ons uituindelik (na ‘n paar GPS foute) in Cradock op-gedag het, was ons met oop-arms gewelkom. Die gees het lekker die Vrydag aand soos altyd geloop! Saterdag het ons manne ons vergaardering begewoon, en noggal ‘n paar nuwe Tafelaars gewelkom in Adelaide 194. Tes-Mari was weg met die dames op hulle toer, en van wat ek gehoor het, was dit ‘n goeie een! Na middag ete was dit weer tyd vir sports, met die “Steek-jou-Dood” kompetisie, waar ons in spanne van twee geplaas was – een moes ‘n skoot skiet met ‘n geweer, en toe moos die ander een in ‘n kring draai voor hy ‘n bok-drol-spoeg moos reg-kry. Met trots was ek en Christo op die tweede plek op die podium! Saterdag aand was weer aan-trek aand, met ‘n tema van Out of Africa. Die kos was heerlik en die gees en mense die beste combinasie om ‘n lekker aand saam te kuier. Sondag het ons terug Port Elizabeth toe gery, met die Visie President en sy vrou saam met Marinus Rautenbach (dankie Marinus!) daarnatoe. Baie dankie aan die OP Area vir die lekker naweek! Tri-Area Drakensberg/Natal North Coast/Natal South Coast - Our journey to Tri-Area started on Thursday (25 July) night, when Wayne and Leza Stevenson (RTSA Secretary and his wife) stayed over at my house. Wayne and I attended my own Club’s meeting whilst Leza joined Maryke Taljaard for some R&R. After a very late night/early morning, we set our alarms and woke up to pack the car and set off. Meeting up with the chaps from Algoa 108/Kirkwood 78 in Port Alfred, we made good time and stopped in Komga for breakfast. Lunch was in Kokstad some time later, and we made it into Nottingham Road just after dark. The weekend was held at the Hebron Haven Hotel and hosted by Brett and Zara Bisschoff – thanks guys! Friday night was the usual adrenaline -fueled evening of catching up with friends old and new, dancing up a storm and unwinding after a very long drive! Saturday morning saw myself and my whole RTSA Exec visit each Area Conference meeting, to chat to the guys, answer questions and communicate what we do and why we do it. After an entertaining morning, my own Exec meeting got underway and we got down to the business of recapping the last few months as well as planning for the rest of the year. Thanks to the chaps who popped into the meeting to listen in and contribute, to the chaps who brought us refreshments, and even those who sat through most of our 7-hour long meeting. After we finally finished near 8.00pm, it was a quick change of clothes into our costumes for the Geeks and Nerds party! Some amazing dance moves were seen that night! On Sunday we began our long drive back home, with many a quiet moment in the car as some slept, others questioned their lifestyle-choices and others reflected on the weekend. Thanks to everyone for the hospitality! Closing - So far this year, I have clocked up almost 10,000km on Table business, and I would like to thank all those brave souls who jumped in the car with me! Gents – our time in Table is limited, so get out there and see more of our beautiful countries, meet Tablers from all walks of life, see Clubhouses, attend projects and I promise you, you will have many happy memories to keep forever! Yours in Table,

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On Saturday 27th July 2019, The Gonubie Round Table with the help of SPL held their their 2nd Annual Collaboration Charity Game. Monies raised went to Furever homes. Amy a representative from Furever homes also took part. As usual we were very well received and it was clear that our contributions to their fundraising efforts were well appreciated. The game was a 70k Deep Stack Freeze Out tournament. Navigating these freeze outs is a careful affair and dangerous affair. Ask Colin Kemp. The first 2 players to go were both non poker league players. One of those was a Tabler. A Davrin was the last Tabler standing. Well done to you sir. The blinds were massive, hitting 20k and 40k already. The Final Table ended at blinds of 80k/160k, an indication of how tough this last table turned out to be. Thank you to 'Branen Naude from Mister Windows for the assistance of the trophy Congratulations to the following who all walked away with a gift of some sorts: 9th 8th 7th 6th 5th 4th

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The Top 3 places were more heavily rewarded, and there was always the pressure of the valuable 'seat' and 3 trophies, including the new Round Table Floating Trophy. 3rd - Stephen 2nd - Donavan Harris 1st - Randy Torrandy Torr Congratulations all! And thank you for your wonderful support and generosity during this charity event. Gonubie Round Table would like to thank everyone including SPL for all the great and wonderful help. Mark Crossley thank you for a wonderful potjie. With the add of a secret sauce. It was well received.

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On Friday evening of the 5th of July 2019, a group of Pretoria Tablers and some of their wives gathered around a few braai and boma fires next to Toyota in Wonderboom, Pretoria. The Bushveld Area Chairman, Walter Groenewald, also joined all the way from Polokwane and his presence was really appreciated by everyone. The group had a quick braai and some coffee generously donated by a contact of RT136. Warm soup was transferred from their large containers into smaller serving size containers that would later that evening be handed out to the homeless people on the cold streets of Pretoria North. After the “formalities and informalities” have been completed, the group consisting of Tablers from all 5 Tables in Pretoria (19, 87, 136, 151 & 201) got in convoy and left for the Pretoria North CBD. We met up with the NPO that does their best to look out for these people, and we then went to the different spots throughout town where the homeless spend the night. The 1 st serving of soup was handed out after 21:00 and the last was given out just before 00:00 the evening. At each spot we gave out warm soup (500ml per person), fresh bananas, and a new blanket. One can’t help but feel overwhelmed when you look at these people, destitute and deprived, yet many of them can smile at you and say thank you, in a way that you haven’t been thanked in a very long time, if ever. And one naturally then think”how and why are these people here?” The answer to the how and why, isn’t something we can answer. But we can, in a small way, make tonight a bit better, a bit warmer and more comfortable for the few that we encounter. We gave out over 60Liters of soup, lots and lots of bananas, over 100 blankets, and a few clothing items. But we gained new insight into the lives of the homeless in Pretoria and most of us gained a level of gratitude for what we receive every day. The contributions for the evening’s handouts was made possible by (in no specific order):   

RT136 for arranging the outreach and using their contacts to get to the NPO that looks after the homeless in Pretoria North CBD. RT 136 again for arranging most of the soup (40 litres) and also buying extra blankets given out. RT19 for bringing bananas and also for taking the lead on the project held at Brooklyn mall (although PTA Collective was involved) that raised donations that was used to acquire, blankets also handed out on the night. And lastly, 87 for contributing with an additional 20 litres of soup. All in, a massive team effort and one that made a personal impact not only on the people we met on the streets that night, but it also left a huge impression on all of us.

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Aliwal 55 was made dormant in 2016 due to a lack of members. We started with the process of getting rechartered in April 2019 and since then we have been stronger than ever before. We have two members and 10 pipeliners who are getting inducted on the 6th of September 2019. In the two months we have been active we ran a great amount of projects for the community. On the 8th of May 2019 we held our annual Winter Knights evening where we collected over 50 bags of clothes to the value of R35 000.00 for the less fortunate. These bags were handed over to the CMR and St Francis Children's home. They were very appreciative of the efforts of the Round Table Aliwal 55. Aliwal 55 also hosted a "Dans vir Francois Vorster" fund raiser for a grade 11 boy who has leukaemia and is in desperate need for a stem cell transplant. There were 320 tickets sold and with variance auction items a total amount of R55 000.00 was raised. "The Bollie Konyn Potjie" competition was another great success for Aliwal 55. A total amount of 200 plates of food were sold to raise funds for the school. Aliwal 55 has also been active with supporting other table's projects and raiding other Round Table Clubs. We attended ARTSA, CVC1 and supported East London no. 1's steak evening and decades Winter Knight Project. Aliwal 55 also raided Gonubie 182 and Stutterheim 103 with the border exec raid. The CANSA relay for life on the 24th of May 2019 is another project the Round Table 55 took part in. On the 20th of July 2019 we held a food run for the less fortunate where we collected R6 500.00 worth of tin food. The food was distributed to 25 families in need through the help of the CMR. Our next big project is our Golf day on the 7th of September 2019 at Aliwal North. We will also be hosting the Border exec raid on the 6th of September 2019 where all 10 pipeliners will be inducted. Please get into contact with Wessel if you would like to join the raid and the golf day the following day. Accommodation will be provided. Wessel: 082 496 9644

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Stutterheim Round Table 103 once again ran Winter Nights project during the month of June.An enormous amount of clothes and non-perishable food was collected during the month long project. These clothes and food parcels have been distributed in and around Stutterheim to the less fortunate who are in need of warm clothes and warm plates of food during the cold winter. The community of Stutterheim continues to support this worthy project year after year, Stutt 103 is extremely fortunate to have such a generous community who supported this great project. Drop off points were held at Stutterehim High School and Boardmans Built-it during the entire month of June. This year Stutt 103 introduced an additional drop off point at the Round Table Clubhouse before their bi-weekly meetings. On the 28th June all the Tablers got together and braved the cold outside their local PnP to collect a few more items of food for the less fortunate. It is very humbling seeing members of the public donating to the less fortunate. Stutterheim 103 is extremely fortunate to be a part of such a worthy cause and have the opportunity to collect food and clothes for those in need. Thank you to the community of Stutterheim for supporting Winter nights 2019. YIT Ian Cawthorn Stutterheim 103

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Round Table Westville Members hosted the first & second quarter events separately for our Annual Ethelberts Youth Centre project with the assistance of our awesome 41ers and Pipeliner as always. Each quarter we celebrate the birthdays of the kids (all from challenging homes) having theirs birthdays since each last Quarter evening event we host every 3months, with loads of pressies for the birthday children and also hotdogs and sweets for everyone including the child minders every time. This has been a very long standing and on going project proudly hosted by RT189 and a great opportunity to show friends and family exactly what Round Table is about when it comes to giving back to others in our community. Well done to all involved

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Round Table Pretoria stap al vir meer as n dekade n besonderse pad met die Blou Bul Maatskappy. Met hulle goedgesindheid en bereidwilligheid om saam met ons as organisasie hande te vat maak hulle dit vir ons moontlik om ook n besonderse ervaring te bied aan kinders van minder bevoorregte agtergronde. Met elke plaaslike wedstryd ontvang ons genoeg kaartjies om die kinders en voogde van verskeie organisasasies na na wedstryde te neem.

Round Table Pretoria 87 het op Vrydag 10 Mei 2019 dertien jong begeesterde jong knape van die Gracia kinderhuis in Pretoria Noord ook die geleentheid gebied om in Fort Loftus Verveld die Bulls teen die Crusaders te sien verloor. Na die magies vol was en die wedstryd verby was kon die jong knape nie uitgepraat raak oor die ervaring nie. Dit het dus dan ook n reeks gesprekke ontketting oor hulle daaglikse behoeftes, drome en wense wat deur die awesigheid van n vaderlike figure agter gelaat word. Round Table Pretoria 87 het ook reeds die mees behoeftigde areas geidentifiseer en is tans besig met verskeie gesprekke ten opsigte van toekomstige projekte wat hierdie leemtes kan help vul. Hou ons dop!

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Walvis Bay Round Table 36 as part of the #Winter Knights campaign has over the last 2 weeks handed over food donated to us from African Deli to the Coastal Town of Swakopmund, nine pallets (3780 Boxes) to Freddie and his team. Feeding Namibia three Pallets were distributed from West Auto Electric to the following groups Hanganeni Primary School 200 Boxes Anna Angels Soup Kitchen 200 Boxes Dantago Kids Care 65 Boxes Heinrich Kids Care 150 Boxes Emilly Community Project 80 Boxes New Jerusalem Church 80 Boxes Grace of God Ministries 135 Boxes Apostal Hoebeb Church 28 Boxes Evangelist Luthern Church 30 Boxes Tears of Hope Kids Home 40 Boxes Pastorin Soup Kitchen 40 Boxes Great Life Ministry 220 Boxes Salomn Tjipo Church 80 Boxes

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This year Round Table East London 1 was fortunate enough to be hosted free of charge at Table 58 as a venue and EL Events Company Supplied and Managed the fantastic Music to host a decades party.

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Through online marketing and networking, Round Table East London 1 was able to get over 400 people to attend a Decades party DJ’d by the legendary Numbers Dance club DJs - Paul Griffin, Shane Webber and Mathew Pheiffer. Ensuring a safe event was made possible by security from Empire Events. With the dance floor opening at 8pm, there was barely a quiet moment as the community of East London partied the night away in order to raise money for the Round Table Winter Knights campaign. Once all the tickets had been tallied and 2 full car loads of blankets and Clothing had been loaded-Round Table had managed to raise just over R18 000 in cash over and above the Blankets collected for community upliftment this winter. Event organiser Debranette Penny was blown away by the generous offer from EL Events Company and Table 58 Brewery in their support in supplying the Sound Equipment, DJ’s and Venue free of charge in order to make the most impact possible. On Thursday 18th July, on Nelson Mandela Day, will see the East London Tablers start their delivery of blankets, clothing and food parcels on the streets of East London. East London 1 is proud to have been able to contribute and we thank the people of East London for all of their support and donations to this worthy cause. Nothing burns like the cold and now we are able to help alot of people fight that burn.

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Wow! This is why we do what we do! Well done to the Round Table Westville Team on refurbishing and also over 3 weekends in April 2019 installing a specialized ‘merry go round’ and ‘swing set’ suitable for wheel chairs at Pathways Center for Children that deal with Cerebral palsy and various other Mental Disabilities as well. We are all so honored and privileged to have assisted this Awesome Children’s Centre with this project and hope the kids really enjoy and have a blast, for many years to come!!! We also want to recognize Pathways on the awesome work they do and commend all their staff on the great effort they put in to making these children’s lives better...always smiling and only happy faces throughout the center, well done!!! Thank you to everyone involved and especially to Round Table Westville’s Chairman Rodney van Dyk on leading the team to complete this project as well as all the committed Round Table Westville members and their families all included. Great Job and Round Table Westville looks forward to the next community service project soon. Thank you #RoundTableMakesaDifference #RoundTableWestvilleVikingsRock #PathwaysCentreChangeslives

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Once upon a Sunday, 28 April 2019 – The Winter Knights of RoundTable Walvis Bay 36 descended on Henties Bay…. To handover blankets to those that did not have!! The benefactor of this kind gesture on this occasion was the Happyland Safehouse in Henties Bay, an organisation running for 10 years already – and doing the best they can for their community. The house provides care for abandoned children, youths with troubled pasts and teenagers coming from difficult circumstances in their own homes. We received the call for assistance – and we responded, we provided 20 warm blankets to keep the cold at bay during the coming winter months!! Winter Knights….. has begun!!

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10 Tablers……Rail Roads….A Borrowed Taxi……..and a whole lot of help from the RT WP Area …This is our Journey to the Promised Land aka RTSA So we decided that we would like to go to ARTSA 2019 by train…………….it would be fun they said. In fact, it turned out to be the most gut wrenching, liver testing, brandy drinking escapade that the author has ever been involved with. We left Joburg from Park Station on a rainy Friday afternoon a week before ARTSA, because we wanted to do our own little pre-tour. To say that train rides in South Africa are uncomfortable, would be in-accurate. To say that they are uneventful would be a lie, but to say that they are quick and efficient would be a complete travesty of justice and the truth. The train ride was great, I mean what other form of transport in our country allows you to arrange with friends to drop of a braai and some boerewors en-route to your destination. Which other forzm/mode of transport allows you deplete their bar stock, and then allows you to bribe a driver to wait while one of you run into town to stock up on liquid beverages? There are other incidents or occurrences that the author has decided to rather omit from this article, but that is a discussion for another day and time. After 19 hours on the train it finally became very clear that we would not reach CapeTown at the promised time, and that alternative arrangements would most probably have to be made. This is again where I realized that Round Table is a very special organization. After a few phone calls to Charlie “Bong” Koole and Francois “Buurman” Bezuidenhout, we got a call from Arno “OnFire” Hattingh who came to our rescue. They managed to bully one lucky (I will qualify the lucky part shortly) young tabler Felix Capelle into bringing our borrowed taxi to Worcester at 21:00h on a Saturday night. This was because by that time we had already spent 30 hours on the train and also because we were all suffering from Vertigo by then, and it had nothing to do with what was consumed on the train???? So the Taxi gets there and as a show of gratitude 19 decides to give Felix a free registration for ARTSA as well as a bit of pocket money for his troubles. This was money well spent, since I (and I am sure everybody else) couldn’t spend another minute on that train. From there the 230km to the West Coast felt like walk in the park. So now we have arrived, and what was to follow would make those that were there remember a week filled with fond memories and some not so fond. Those who were not there will forever wonder how and why they missed out on one of those trips where people start referring to themselves as Pioneers or Veterans of the trip of a lifetime. We ate all the delicacies the sea has to offer, we drank almost all the Brandy that the West Coast had to offer, and only then did ARTSA 2019 kick off. Round Table Pretoria 19 can proudly say that we made sure that the rest of the Association knew that we were there, this was easy because some of us count for 2 people. Our efforts were recognized when we were awarded the Apex Gavel. One of our guys also “under disturbing circumstances” won the Yellow Jersey. ARTSA was well organized and very nicely attended. To the convenors….. Thanks for making it yet again one hell of a Party. I’m sorry for taking a park bench, plastic chair and traffic cone to my room. I just felt like I had to borrow it at the time. SEE YOU FOR MY BIRTHDAY NEXT YEAR IN SABIE!!!!!

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RoundTable 36 of Walvis Bay, with the much needed assistance from the office of the Mayor of Walvis Bay was able to personally deliver food items as a donation to an establishment, namely Happyland Safehouse in Henties Bay on a Sunday the 28 April 2019. Carmen Haoses, the founder and housemother at Happyland Safehouse was very grateful for the donation received and appreciates the efforts of Round Table Walvis Bay and the kind gesture from the office of the mayor in Walvis Bay.

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Wow What a great weekend. We just firstly want to really Thank our home hosts and organizers, Hannes Ferreira and Anneke Schreiber as well as the rest of the Round Table Kokstad Team, Koos and Leané Nel, all again for hosting us a few weeks prior to the mass raid (like Kings) and also for allowing myself and my family to be apart of and assist you with both your Trivia Evenings hosted on Friday night in Kokstad and Saturday night in Swartberg (both evenings really being well run with great effort from each of you) Both communities where very friendly and hospitable and I would also like to Thank them for all their support of a very passionate and active Round Table club, like the rest of our awesome NSCA team!!! I really hope you enjoyed the entertainment from your “quiz master” as much as I enjoyed doing it . We look forward to visiting your beautiful area again one day soon. Well done till next time... YIT T-Man

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28 April 2019, the date RT36 ventured to Wlotzkasbaken to clean house – and remove beds and mattresses which were to be donated to Happyland Safehouse. The journey began with meeting up at our local and always reliable 41’ers place of business, namely Suidwes Dienstasie. Jens & Tassie, Byron & Jo Marie, Martine & Altus+Emmelize with Ricardo & Michelle+Romero+Milla also joining the entourage!! Our guests Martin & Steph were to join us later that day. We arrived in Wlotzkasbaken and started re-arranging the furniture, it was quickly dealt with due to the many hands that were willing to help with the load. Thereafter, we travelled to Henties Bay with the beds and mattresses collected from the Wlotzkasbaken house and handed them over to a very deserving establishment, namely Happland Safehouse! 17 | P a g e

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Hoe kry jy Welkom 40 se aandag vining? Roadtrip en ‘open bar’ (dalk was dit meer die open bar wat hulle in die kar laat spring het Bloemfontein toe. Woensdag 24 Julie het die manne van Welkom 40 Bloem 25 gaan besoek tydens hulle besigheidsvergadering (meeeeeeer oor hier record vergadering bietjie later). Johan Barnard (Raids & Social), Jurgen Schoeman (Vice), Rubin Proos (Community Services) en Dr. Igor Scheurkogel (PRO & IRO) het vir hulle ‘n lekker cooler box vir die pad gepak want dit is ‘n lang pad (obviously) en mens kan nou nie dehidreer oppad Bloemfontein toe. Die manne was baie dankbaar vir Johan wat ons chauffeur vir die aand was om te sorg da tons daar veilig kom en terug. Die vergadering was in Des Williams se huis want Bloem 25 is besig om fondse intesamel om ‘n nuwe klubhuis te bou. Die vergadering was ook deel van die Area Voorstitter Justin Boone se tafel besoek (wat nie die rede was dat die vergadering so lank was nie). Die manne van Welkom 40 was rerig verbaas dat ‘n meeting sonder hulle mede-tafelaar Robby du Plessis so lank kan wees. Die vergadering was verdaag teen twaalfuur en as dit nie vir die sersant was nie sou die manne nogsteeds daar gesit het. Die raid was ‘n baie leersame proses (wat dalk die rede was dat dit so lank was) weens 41er Dave Mckay wat twee gaste gebring het en amper elke punt op die agenda of bespreking verduidelik het in Table 101 formaat. Dit was lekker om te sien dat nuwe mense by hierdie wonderlike organisasie wil betrokke raak dat meer mense se lewens verander kan word. Die rit terug Welkom toe was maar BAIE stil en Johan moes himself maar vermaak het in die kar terwyl die ander nie eers Bloemfontein uit, uit was.

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Welwitschia 213 thought to honor the memory of the Legend Nelson Mandela who is still an Icon in the world and whose light still burns bright. Welwitschia 213 did our part for Mandela Day 2019 the 18th of July by taking to the cold streets of Windhoek on the Thursday night to distribute soup and bread to the homeless. We had a quick get together to plot out the route at Mojo’s and headed out from there 1st to the homeless taking shelter at the state Library in town. We were able to distribute some hot soup, bread and Jell-O’s to then and having a chat before moving along to a Government flat in Klein Windhoek where a few homeless have taken some shelter in the parking area between the cars and the rubble. These individual have already been assisted with blankest on our last Winter Knights run in Windhoek and it was good to see they still have the blankest keeping them warm. We drove to Klein Windhoek post office were we found only two people who in turn requested that we make a turn at their sleeping quarters. Jason gave him a lift and he directed us to a shop next to a small bridge with a whistle and a quick call of warm soup we saw them moving over the road to where we were standing. We could see their shelter consisted mostly of the bushes and cartons to shelter from the sheering wind and cold. With the soup and bread handed out and the Jell-O’s we were thanked and told that how their days are mostly without a meal and you could see their appreciation on their faces. They were more at ease when we had some soup and bread with them and some conversations lead to how they are sometimes uneasy to take food from the public. That fear was taken from the table when they saw us eating from the same pot as they were. This was our last stop as the soup, bread and Jell-O’s where done. This was a small effort to honor the Legend that is Mandela. Mandela day I would say was well spent thanks to Fawzia who made the soup that allowed for 50 cups of soup to be distributed and our 41’ers and guest who took the time to drive with us.

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What is your full name and surname? Robin James Clare-Talbot What colour is your tooth brush? Blue (of course) What is your nickname? Rob What is your biggest addicton? Round Table and chocolate What work do you do? Tabling, and Project Management on the side How long you been a tabler Since November 2012, Inducted at ARTSA 2013 What is your favourite movie quote? “You had me at Hello” What positions in table have you held? Club Vice Chairman, Club Chairman (x2), Club Treasurer, Club IRO, Club Secretary, National IRO, International PRO What would you do if you were invisible? Probably something I shouldn’t Who introduced you to table? My father, as I am 2nd generation Why should we vote for you? Not a question I can answer constitutionally, however, off the record, Round Table has the potential to change the world in a real way, in order to do that, there are some changes we need to make, I want to be a part of that first step to getting us adapted and geared up to make that change in the world. Finish this sentence.... The thing that really irritates me is… Work interrupting my Tabling time, and in turn not being able to spend as much time with my Round Table family as I would prefer

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During the month of April 2019 we approached the teachers of both Harrismith High and Primary schools with the objective to identify learners with a need for especially winter clothing to aid them through the cold winter in Harrismith. . With the help of the relevant teachers we identified 35 learners from the Primary school and 16 learners from the High school that were in need of assistance in this regard. With the help of P.G du Toit and sons (our local clothing shop) we were able to successfully help all of these children with their winter clothing requirements (i.e socks, trousers, jackets, jerseys, shoes, etc). A total of 32 man–hours were invested into the project with a total expenditure of R26,973-27. We are definitely making a difference in the lives of many families in our community by doing what we do and it is a pleasure to be part of such a project and organisation.

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Welwitschia 213 was made aware of the world Elderly Abuse Awareness day that was to be celebrated on the 9th of June 2019. Myself and Fawzia made our way deep into Katutura a suburb in Windhoek and eventually found the house where the event will be held. The stakeholders present ranged from delegates of Min of Social and Welfare, Min of Justice Attorney General, Min of Woman and Child abuse and Founder of You are a Gift Foundation and off course Round table. The event was aimed at the awareness of abuse towards the elderly, justice for the elderly and their rights. Round Table Welwitschia 213 was invited to also give a short speech on the topic and this gave us a platform to distribute blankets to the elderly. We were able to distribute 50 blankets to the elderly and with Arin (a tabler in the making) helping to distribute it went fast and we had some time to listen to their circumstances. We were privileged to be part of this event and being able to distribute these blankets. It is sad to think these elderly have found themselves in the situation where they had to give their pensions to people to stop them from abusing them. With a song to thank us for the distribution we had to leave as it was time for us to head back to work. It is a sad to think that our elderly are being abused physically and verbally by people and at times family members. We should show some respect and gratitude because if it were not for the trials and tribulations they had to go through in their youth (and still are) we as Namibian’s and the general public would not have the opportunities and platforms we have today to thrive. It is because of our elderly who fought for these foundations we are standing on today that we are able to have a Namibia to speak off and we should honor them not abuse them.

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Umhlanga Round Table no 155 attended the 2019 155 world numbers meeting held in High Wycombe; United Kingdom with Chairman Clive Clarry and Vice Chairman Ronald Fagan attending. The 2019 World Numbers tour attended by United Kingdom High Wycombe 155, South Africa Umhlanga 155 , France St. Quentin 155 and German Cuxhaven 155 and German Old Tablers 155 Cuxhaven. Our tour started with a quick 1 hour flight to Johannesburg and then an 11 hour journey to London via our very own national carrier SAA. We were awakened with a bright and early 4am breakfast and arrived on a cold and wet early morning at the Queen’s Terminal 2 in Heathrow and collected by our host Chris Taylor. Day 1 – Day Tour to Windsor Castle / Dinner Turkish Restaurant – Thursday 13th After a quick freshen up we travelled to Windsor to see the Windsor Castle, followed by a lunch and a pint and some sightseeing around the Windsor area. Dinner with our fellow British tablers at a Turkish themed restaurant ending with a very early morning round of gin and pool. Day 2 – Day Tour to Stonehenge – Friday 14th High Wycombe Table Chairman Ashley and 41er Phil Mullis and ourselves visited the World Heritage Site, Stone Henge which is approx. 2 hour road trip from High Wycombe. Over 1 million tourists visit this world heritage site per year, now including another 2 South Africans. On our return back to High Wycombe we made a quick visit to the local Marlow Brewery to taste the local “Rebellion “beers. The numbers tour commenced the evening with a BBQ style dinner with the German and French Euro tablers joining in. Some festive dancing and a night out on the town and some very early morning rounds of pool and gin ending at the chairman’s host residence. Day 3 – Marlow Town Regatta Festival – Saturday 15th “A Black tie affair”, regatta festival with live music, Pimms and Champagne. This was most certainly the highlight of my tour and most enjoyable day out. In true UK style the weather changed several times during the day but this did not stop the entertainment or festivities. The evening followed by a traditional British style fish and tjips ending with some dancing in the local Marlow town. Day 4 – Brunch and Farewell – The George and Dragon - Sunday 16th All guests met at The George and Dragon for a farewell and much needed brunch following the weekend’s activities. 155 chairman / old tabler chairman exchanged banners, gifts and farewells between countries and continued their journeys back home. We were hosted by our fellow UK chairman and ended our evening with a roast dinner at the Squirrel restaurant in High Wycombe. Day 5 – Day Tour to London – Monday 17th An early morning wake up and drop off at Heathrow where we stowed our bags and jumped on the London Underground for a quick day visit to London, our sightseeing included Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square including the South African Embassy; The House of Parliament, The London Eye, Oxford Street, Traditional British Pub Style Lunch and a visit to the White Hart Lane Stadium, home of the Tottenham Hotspurs. We made our journey back late afternoon to depart 7PM back on our national carrier SAA to Johannesburg. To conclude this was a short but memorable journey, a true UK hospitality and our hosts went way beyond our expectations. We would like to mention a personal thanks to them again. You have not experienced tabling in any other way until you have experienced international travelling. New friendships were made and old friendship celebrated. We look forward to hosting our international 155’ers to South Africa in 2020. Ronald Fagan Umhlanga Round Table no 155 Vice Chairman

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Friday the 12th of July 2019 Welwitschia 213 in the form of Mark Majiedt and 41’er Jason van Wyk took a drive to Havana a suburb in Katutura in Windhoek where a soup kitchen was held. The soup kitchen which is aimed at mostly kids has been running for 2 years with meals provided every day. Welwitschia 213 distributed 60 blankets towards the kids at the soup kitchen. Wel213 was also able to donate food in the form of Matangara , soup , Jell’O and soya mince towards the kitchen. These donations will ensure that the kitchen is open for at least 2 month providing food for 60 odd children. It is great to see that there are still people who use their own time and resources to help those who can’t help themselves. Welwitschia 213 is proud to be able to assist this soup kitchen who assists those who need it the most. 24 | P a g e

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In an effort to promote the National Blood Donor Month, Round Table Welkom 40 teamed up with the SANBS of Welkom to host a blood drive at their clubhouse on 28th June. It was a very successful blood drive according to Alta Pienaar who is the Donor Relations Practioner who reported that 7 units of blood were collected which is more than 60 % of the goal that was set for the blood drive. Alta shared some interesting facts about donating blood: 

You only need to part with around 470mls of blood when you donate. That’s 13% of your total blood volume… you'll still have a lot left over!

Your body is built to bounce back. After donating blood, red blood cells are replaced by bone marrow within 3-5 weeks, iron is replaced over 6-8 weeks

Donating blood is good for you. Regularly donating improves blood flow dynamics in a way that’s less damaging to the lining of the blood vessels and can lower risk of heart attack

All blood donors are screened before donating. That means you'll get a fairly comprehensive check-up without having to make a doctor’s appointment! Besides having your blood pressure checked, your blood is also tested and you'll be notified immediately if anything is amiss.

Your blood saves lives and this being the 2nd successful blood drive that SANBS Welkom and Welkom 40 has teamed up with they have indicated to work more closely with Welkom 40 to get more units.

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What is your full name and surname? Tabler Dilip Kumar Singh What colour is your tooth brush? Blue What is your nickname? Baba & DK What is your biggest addicton? Traveling around the world to meet new Table Brothers for life What work do you do? I am into the education business. I operate hotel and tourism management colleges also run hotel & restaurant businesses, F&B Business How long you been a tabler I was born a Tabler ;-) What is your favourite movie quote? With great power comes great responsibility - Spider-Man What positions in table have you held? IRO, Table chairman What would you do if you were invisible? Play the Queen song I'm the Invisible Man ;-) Who introduced you to table? Mr Manish Kapoor Why should we vote for you? Well, as you know, the RTI constitution does not allow me to promote myself. But one of the greatest meetings in Round Table is the RTI world meeting, held in Romania over just 2 weeks. I would like to invite all my RTSA brothers to join us there and find out Finish this sentence.... The thing that really irritates me is‌ Injustice. That is also one of the main reasons I am active in Tabling. To work together with my fellow brothers from all over the world to try and make a difference in fighting injustice. 26 | P a g e

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What is your occupation? I'm a small business owner. I opened Cleartech in 2013 and we specialize in Managed Services for businesses focusing on all Information and Communication Technology. We do networking, server support and maintenance, end user support, websites and so much more!

How long have you been tabling? I joined in July 2012. I've done the following portfolios for table: Bar and Regalia (a right of passage for new Tablers), Projects Convener, Treasurer, Raids and Socials, Community Services and I was Chairman of Welkom 40 in 2018. Currently I'm placed in charge of one of our biggest projects, known internally as the "Major Project". This is the Round Table Community Center located in Koppie Alleen Road. Here we provide office space to 8 different charities at a bare minimum fee to assist them to serve the community. For 2018 the Community Center has served/reached a massive 38 000 people in the Goldfields Community.

What will you always remember of Table? My very first Area Conference attended in Harrismith. I was still very new to Table and due some scheduling conflicts I sat as a Table Delegate for Goldfields 204. I was fairly nervous! But this organization is one that welcomes all members with open arms and I made many new friends that day and will always remember my first conference.

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Rehoboth a town about 90km from Windhoek has 2 Old age Homes, one in town and one in the location (Block E) a suburb of Rehoboth. Welwitschia 213 had already visited the old age homes during this year and the assessment showed that the residents of the Block E Old Age home has the greater need of the two old age homes. The Facebook post of this Old age home in Block E on 28th of May 2019 that reached 15 488 people and because of this Welwitschia 213 was approached by SBV Windhoek ( Standard Bank, Barclays Bank and Volkskas ) Cash and Risk management who donated high quality warm Jackets for the elderly. This was the reason for Wel213 to drive down on the 13th of July to Rehoboth and visited the elderly. Myself, Zenobia and Romeo drove down to Rehoboth Saturday and reached the Old age home. We were able to distribute these sponsored jackets to the residents of the old age home some of whom where ill and still in their beds. This was a highly appreciated gesture of SBV Windhoek and will allow these frail elderly to be warm during these cold months. A Huge thank you to SBV Windhoek and Davian Farmer for contacting us and donating these jackets, it will go a long way ensuring that these elderly are kept warm and to Romeo and Zenobia who took the time to drive down to Rehoboth and assist. With the jackets these residents also received some clothing and other items donated by “You Are A Gift� Foundation through Angela the founder of the Foundation.

Winter Knights Distribution to Rehoboth Old Age Home

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Myself and our Area Vice Chairman in early July 2019, had the privilege and pleasure to officially attending the Round Table Kokstad Winter Mass raid hosted in the Swartberg Area. Much friendship and SA anti-freeze were both enjoyed together by everyone whom attended this fun on-going NSCA traditional event. The next morning we then also hosted our 1st Area Exec Meeting in preparation for the soon approaching KZN Tri Area conference and discussed all relevant Round Table Natal South Coast Area Business at hand. It was a really great start to the weekend and we again thank Hannes and Wife as well as the rest of the Round Table Kokstad for hosting us all and further great to see NSCA clubs such as Round Table Margate, Sani and Kloof attend and support this raid in great numbers, Thank you We further invite all young gentlemen of South Africa and their families to visit and potentially join this awesome organization called Round Table, make a difference and have loads of fun, meeting old friends for the first time! #proudtabler #roundtablesa Yours in Table T-MAN

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Under the beautiful and burning African sun there is a stand-out group of unique and professional young men from both Namibia and South Africa that together proudly proclaim themselves as Round Table Southern Africa!

About Round Table Southern Africa Round Table Southern Africa, in the wider spectrum of Round Table International, encompasses four countries: Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, and eSwatini (formerly known as Swaziland) but unfortunately there are no current active Tables in Lesotho and eSwatini. As such, RTSA is currently broken up into 14 areas: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

Border Bushveld Drakensberg Eastern Province Free State Gauteng Mpumalanga

8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14.

Namibia Northern Cape Natal North Coast Natal South Coast South Cape STNOFS Western Province

Each one of the 14 Areas has its own Chairman which then has a seat on the RTSA Association Council that together with the 9 RTSA Executive members manages the Association on behalf of its members. There are currently over 130 actives Tables within Round Table Southern Africa (RTSA) which means from Gonubie to Walvis Bay, Phalaborwa to Kenton-on-Sea and from Durban to Cape Town you will be able to meet a Tabler serving his community through fellowship.During the period ending February 2019, as an Association, we raised in excess of R17,5 million for charitable causes and as brothers spent over 73 000 reported hours on these activities within the Association! Our annual national AGM or “ARTSA” as it is known amongst Tablers across the globe has become a bucket list item for most international Tablers, with the Owen Frye Pre-Tour being a life changing fellowship event. The next ARTSA will be held in the beautiful province of Mpumalanga which will showcase to those in attendance some of the most breath-taking and diverse landscapes within South Africa. International Tablers are encouraged to visit our website www.roundtable.co.za for more information. RTSA, through Round Table East London 1, are also the custodians of the (in)famous Buffalo Club world-wide! Projects As an Association within Africa (where more than 41% of people in sub-Saharan Africa lives in extreme poverty as per the United Nations) our members understand just how much we have to be grateful for and accordingly our members know that only compassion, humanity and a sense of appreciation will change the position of those that are less fortunate than ourselves. As such, the majority of our charitable projects are hands-on as exampled below:

Winter Knights -

Nothing burns like the cold!

Giving encourages dialogue between people, communities and nations in ways that people would not ordinarily have experienced before. When people choose to give, they unite from different sectors and communities in the name of a common cause. This is a key contributing factor in the success of our national alignment project called “Winter Knights”. Winter Knights is a home-grown and hands-on Round Table Project which was first adopted as an Association Alignment Project in 2010.

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The initial concept originated as an almost social experiment with Tablers having to spend a few hours in Winter, wearing light clothing, experiencing first-hand the burning cold suffered by so many less fortunate people. It was hoped that members of their communities would come forth with blankets and old clothing, which the Tablers could use to keep warm and then once the project was concluded, donate on to worthy causes. The project has evolved over the years, with many Clubs showing great initiative and forward-thinking in their approach – everything from trolleys being filled at Shopping Malls, door-to-door collections, corporate donations, creating campaigns with big corporates and finally initiatives that evokes the passion of entire towns to rally behind the Winter Knights campaigns. The Round Table Winter Knights project continues to be a passion project for Tablers and as a collective during the 2018 campaign raised in excess of R 2,4 million in goods and donations which itself was distributed back into the most desperate parts of the Community.Round Table Botswana has also taken up the project during 2019 and Round Table Zambia has also shown interest in applying it within their communities.

Steps-4-Ubuko At ARTSA 2019, Steps-4-Ubuko, was announced as the RTSA Community Service Project of the year! The lads from Round Table East London 1 took on the project to not only assist one of the most inspiring little boys in South Africa but to also transform themselves and their own outlook on life and health! The beneficiary of the project was Ubuko Mpotulo, a small, but massively inspirational boy from a disadvantaged background in the townships from Port Elizabeth. Unfortunately, Ubuko was diagnosed with Meningococcal Septicaemia which eventually resulted in a bilateral lower limb and finger amputation at the age of 3.Ubuko’s wish was to be integrated into normal school activities, especially sports as his biggest dream is to be a South African Paralympian! This dream, his perseverance through life and exceptionally positive and infectious attitude earned him a #100YoungMandelas recognition in 2018 and ultimately brought his plight to the attention of Round Table East London 1. Unfortunately, Ubuko will have to refit and change his prosthetic sockets at least 14 to 16 times before the age of eighteen. To keep Ubuko mobile and (happy) comes in at around R148 000.00 a year, every year until Ubuko turns 18.

After meeting Ubuko the members of East London 1 came to the realization that all individuals, regardless of age or background, share the desire to be as functional, independent and pain-free as possible so that they can live socially and economically productive lives with dignity. As such, seven Tablers where willing to put their bodies on the line by entering the 2019 Ironman in East London all in the name of Ubuko!Their Ironman 2019 campaign resulted in a massively successful crowdfunding campaign but of more importance was that their massive awareness and PR-drive ultimately led to our brothers of Round Table France securing a sponsor of Ossur Blades for the next ten years (valued at R80 000 per year) for Ubuko! Other than the intended end-result for Ubuko, the intrepid Tablers spent an estimated 2 100 hours training, 51.5 hours racing on the day all whilst being cheered on by Ubuko himself at various points along the course! This has also led to #fittabler movement within the Round Table Border Area that is fast spreading to the rest of the Association! The long-term goal is to turn Steps-4-Ubuko into a national alignment project to ensure that more children will be able to live an active lifestyle that they so desperately want and deserve. Closing comments from RTSA

Table the World, Change the World! #alloutcompassion #alloutfellowship #totalroundtable Yours in Table Round Table Southern Africa

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Indo a 28 year old lady lost her sister on during February 2019 and who had left behind her 3 children. 2 boys ages 8 and 4 and 1 girl aged 2. Indo has taken in her sisters children and in so doing taken over all other responsibilities ensuring that they are given the opportunities that her own children at this stage are afforded. Indo herself has 3 boys aged 10,6 and 2. One can only imagine how difficult it must be to be responsible for 6 children without an 8 to 5 job and scraping by each month. Welwitschia 213 was notified via a voice note on WhatsApp sent by Indo and a few days ago where we were requested to assist with blankets or anything that can help shelter the kids from the cold this winter. Welwitschia 213 headed the call this Sunday the 14th of July 2019 and was able to donate 3 new warm blankets and food for these children. It was a touching to see that the gratitude for the little we could assist them with. We know at least for this winter they will be warm at night and for the next few weeks there will be something on the table. It does seem to most of us that it is only normal when siblings pass to ensure that their children are taken care of but the norm is not always true when your circumstances are dire. I wish Indo all the best in her fight to ensure that these 3 children are given the opportunities in life that otherwise would not be availed if she had not taken them in. Hats off to Indo who puts family first and shares the little she has with her siblings children.

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It all started on a long and dusty road. Okay, Okay and a long stretch of tarred highway! But this is how the story goes! We set out on this epic journey, from Pretoria the land of biltong, droëwors and brandy wine (“swart roomys” like our next door neighbour, Table 19, would like to call it). It was Thursday the 30th of May 2019, when we started the journey to a game farm outside Marble Hall. Table 136 was well prepared. The goody bags included a limited-edition branded knife, a bottle of water and an anti-“babelaas” cure. Name tags with all the specific day’s activities on it kept us from going off the rails completely. The first night was a fellowship of 136 guys around a crackling fire. We made some memories with our dear friend Craig “the man of steel” Irons, who will be emigrating to New Zeeland at the end of July. (Damn Kiwis who’s stealing our brother from another mother). The following day, the other Bushveld Tablers arrived. To say it was awesome will be an understatement. We had a marvellous time catching up with old friend and sharing stories. On 1 June, Wintercon started with a bang. We were dressed up up in full attire. Even though we where in the bush, and we dealt with all the matters that was brought under the bushveld executives’ attention. On Sunday, we said our sad farewells. It was a great venue, even greater people and the fellowship was out of this world. I just want to thank each and everyone from my table for their help and just a special word of thanks to Chris Merts, the main convenor. P.S. We would all just like to say our condolences to Willie de Jager for the passing away of his father on that weekend. We also had two birthday during that weekend; Bernard Venter, the esteemed chairman of Table 19 on 1 June and mine on 2 June. 33 | P a g e

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On Thursday 4th of July Round Table Welkom 40 welcomed a new tabler to join their prestigious international organization. Welkom 40 was joined by Leon Bruns owner Whistler Rum just outside Riebeeckstad. Leon is originally from Centurion in Gauteng, but found his Free State roots when he started school At Welkom Gimnasium. He completed his tertiary education at the University of Pretoria. Whistler is located in a thirsty region of South Africa where the days are hot, the nights are cold and the landscape is continuously shaped by the Dusty Free State Whistler, you will find a distillery like no other in the world. Built by South Africans it is the first distillery to produce truly authentic African Style Rum. This proudly South African establishment started out by the three Bruns brothers coming together with scouring the world to find a better way of producing rum. “Let’s start a band, no really, we should start a band!”… “I bet I can jump across that…OUCH!”… “This isn’t rum! I bet we could make better rum than this! Seriously, how hard could it be?”… This was the red “cool-drink”, flavoured methanol (the stuff that makes you blind) induced conversation we, the brothers, had that started a journey that took us to the Moonshine University (Really! Our certificates are up in the distillery) and on a search to find the best rum distilleries in the world. Today, Lon is the Master Distiller and Welkom 40 is very pleased to have Leon a young entrepreneur join table. Leon’s favourite quote is: “As dinge nie verander nie dan bly hulle dieselfde.”

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Welkom 40 New Member Induction

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In the beginning of June 2019, the RT Westville 189 team enjoyed yet another annual Comrades Marathon event. Each year RT189 assists with Marshaling the Comrades route from 45th Cutting toward Sherwood offramp in Westville / Durban area. This event is one of our main fundraiser and we usually supply food, cool drinks and loads of fellowship for those that assist us on the day. Much fun was enjoyed as always and even our new pipeliner and guest, with their families, enjoyed the Table experience with us! We invite all new and old Tablers to join us next time, should you wish to join in on all the fun! See you next year for another awesome day of the Comrades

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The 30th Anniversary Boogie (One the gents will remember) Yes, the big 30 has arrived. When you look back on the Boogie years past you see a lot of tired, worn out photos of guys who just wanna go home. The pictures at the end of each boogie will always tell you the story on how the event was. Well, 30 years later and we can confirm we have still got it. We can still pull off a mean Fishing Boogie. After a wonderful 30 years we saw some traditions returning that has been lost for a couple of years. Shaving the tablers’ heads has made a comeback, some don’t look so good in the end though. This year a milestone was reached seeing two past RTSA Presidents, current RTSA President and the RTSA Vice President attending the boogie. Andrew and Spidey took the reigns to control the hair salon while the rest of us set up for this great event. We were even graced with the bean counter from RTSA mr Moneybags himself, Vicky & Stefan. We were glad to see a lot of new faces this year, young tablers learning the ropes. Spidey after all arranged his very own body guard to come with him to the boogie, just so that no one can tackle him this time around. He also brought his two own personal butlers, the Geldenhuis broers. ARTSA 2019 convener his ladyship Brink Human and the whole delegation from the WP provinces registered, in the end, only old Brinkie was allowed to go as the other have very strict wives and has not yet learned to put on their big boy pants when leaving home. We naturally had the legend visiting us, Mr Wehmeyer. Maybe one day he will skip a boogie, but not soon. After bragging about his extreme recovery vehicle, it was no wonder that on day one the recovery SsangYong broke down and had to be towed by the Ford to safety while the Toyotas carries all the luggage and trailers. The name “Clutch Pienaar” has now been engraved into the boogie books as the legend of all clutch destroyers, even beating last year’s Landcruiser debacle. El Cheffo as always made the best food and left no one hungry at any time. The rest of the tablers that joined also did their part, not that any of us requested some wanky German Tabler to try and tackle a house. The house won by a shoulder. Like any good fishing boogie we did our best to pull the fish, but with the guests making so much noise on the beach we had to settle for a couple of sharks. With the spirit of 30 year we found the 41rs on the beach, the complete forgot to catch some fish but we introduced the guests to them, we told them they were very nice blokes. We ended the Booige as always at Brauhaus, seeling in great friendship that wil last a lifetime. Next year will see me on my last boogie and hoping to make it a great one we will then tackle the 41rs. Thanx gents for a great week of fun fellowship and hospitals, don know why but the last couple of years the boogie was not complete without a trip to the hospital, and the repairs shop for some of us. To cut this story short just for ou Ockie just so he can read it I thank each and every guest and tabler for their attendance. Yours in Table Philip “Vlooi” Barnard

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