Rotary Club of Century City Fun and Fellowship

Prego Fun(draising) at The Atlantic Beach Golf Estate Fair

On the 16th of November, our club was offered the opportunity to raise some much-needed funds by selling Prego Rolls at the Atlantic Beach Golf Estate Fair. Ingeborg (organizer extraordinaire) provided this great feedback:

Rotary Century City may be a small club, but our members sure made up for it in heart and enthusiasm. On a very windy Saturday, we set up our stall with the goal of selling a minimum of 120 Prego rolls. In the spirit of good fun, Chef Victor was challenged by master chef contender Ingeborg and “Naked Chef” Stephan; alas Victor nailed it for the morning shift. On hand was our German visitor Jelena making sure all the workers were well protected from the sun, offering sunscreen to those who were without sun hats.

The morning was fast, runners had finished their races at the annual Atlantic Beach Estate Fair and they were hungry. We even had a single order of 16 coming through, which made the team pull together with much bantering and joking to get the orders out. The morning team managed to get roughly 40 rolls served. Customers were very happy with our Prego rolls, we even got compliments and repeat sales from previous years' clients. The afternoon was quite a bit slower and we thought that we wouldn’t make our sales, but then Duo Team Sean came through with a great plan. The team pulled together “conveyer belt style” to make batches of 10 rolls, special thanks to Natalie and Stephen who were the chefs cooking. Duo Team Sean then went off selling them to the crowds.. Very brave as the audience was getting tougher to sell to.

We ended our afternoon shift having sold roughly 94 Prego rolls, so our original goal of minimum 120 was exceeded in the end and we made R3988.62 which will contribute nicely towards our projects. Great things are achieved when we work as one and the day was a success not only from a monetary perspective but working together of super-diverse personalities for the greater good and above all, there was much fun and laughter that added to this success. Huge thanks to organizers Eldre, Mariska, Harry, Mariaan, and Emarie.

District Mini Conference

The District mini-conference was held in Beaufort West this year at the Karoo National park. A far distance to travel but nature lovers made the most of it by staying for the weekend and enjoying the Karoo in all its splendour. Amazing sunrises, serene sunsets, perfectly clear night skies for stargazing, game viewing which included lions and our ever precious rhino's completed the unique experience the Karoo has to offer. With only a small group of Rotarians attending it gave everyone an opportunity to get to know one another a little better. Fellowship is always high on the agenda as Rotary strives to "connect the world"

 

Fellowship pre Covid

Our club loves months that have 5 weeks - because it means we get to have a Social! Every 5th Tuesday of the month we get together to do something different - in October it was a get-together at Bill and Dorothy's beautiful apartment at Oasis, complete with yummy snacks and even yummier drinks. Thank you Bill and Dorothy for hosting.