Tuesday, November 21, 2017

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On Wednesday evening, 27th March, Benoni Aurora Rotary Club held its annual Paul Harris Awards evening. It was well attended and the decor, ambiance, fellowship was superb!

There were 4 nominees. Namely:

Colin Du Bruin (Sapphire pin): nominated by Grace Van Zyl;
Rosie Van Olst: nominated by Cheryl Kindon;
Ann Du Bruin: nominated by Gail Wilson;

Wayne Duvenhage: nominated by Ray Booth.

All nominations are measured against the criteria as approved by the board.

WAYNE DUVENHAGE

Wayne’s community initiatives have been:

  • Building a Media Centre at Motheong Primary School at Atteridgeville
  • Planting of trees Thutuka Primary School in Thembisa
  • Raising funds for the Jumping Kids Project which makes prosthetics for children and enables mobility in their lives
  • Raising funds for Hope School
  • Co-founder of Driving Ambitions, a driving school with specially adapted vehicles and training requirements – dedicated for the disabled community
  • Channelling carbon offset funds toward the Basa Magogo eductation project, which reduces emissions and costs related to heating in impoverished communities.
  • Launching South Africa’s first Carbon Neutral Corporate programme in 200

Wayne has always been a service above self person and always lived his life with honesty and integrity.

Ladies and Gentleman, it is with a great deal of pride that Benoni Aurora is awarding Wayne the Paul Harris in recognition of his unwavering and unselfish commitment to serving his fellow South Africans.

Rotarian Ray Booth