Induction of Hazel Partington as Club President 2023-2024

On 1st July, at The Keystone Cafe, our Club proudly celebrated the induction of Hazel Partington (above) as our President for 2023/2024.  Our most welcome visitors were Past District Governor Maurice Stander, Assistant Governor Jerry Malahlela, Past Hoedspruit Presidents John Lategan and Humphrey Couch, and Phalaborwa President Wonder Nkhwashu. The dress code deviated from a […]


The Hoedspruit Herald (3rd February 2023) featured our Rotary Club’s generous donation of R30 000, to the Honorary Rangers (SHR) K9 Project Watchdogs, on their front page. Each year our Club raises funds through our annual K2C Cycle Tour, whereby, several recipients are chosen to receive monetary donations. The Rotary Club of Hoedspruit is now […]

Rotary K2C Cycle Tour Awards

The above Kruger2Canyon News article embodies the immense pride of our Club in celebrating the success of our annual fundraising Rotary K2C Cycle Tour, through four private reserves alongside the Kruger National Park. A successful awards function was held on 9th September at the Fig and Bean Restaurant to pay tribute to each and every […]


The first female Rotary International President in history for 2022/23, President , Jennifer Jones intends to ROCK Rotary this year with her  mission statement  Imagine –   “Imagine the possibilities in the  changes Rotarians can make to transform the world.” The Rotary Club of Hoedspruit is more progressive, and at our annual induction dinner at The Tasting Room, President Wilana […]

A Celebration of Past and Present Club Presidents

When outgoing President Ole Ahrens (2019 – 2021) handed over the presidential chain to Wilana Manderson, with the exception of one person, all Past Presidents were present to celebrate. What a proud moment for our Club! Within District 9400 our Club is referred to as a young club; it was chartered in October 2015 and […]

The Show Must Go On

The elegant Tasting Room hummed with happy voices and goodwill at a splendid dinner, catered for by Anita from OEMF Caterers and the Greater Kruger Hotel School & Training Centre, in honour of Wilana Manderson’s induction as President of the Rotary Club of Hoedspruit for 2021/22. The annual President’s Award was handed to Alan Partington, […]

Hoedspruit Cabbage Distribution

David Fitzhugh, Trygive Nxumalo, Hazel and Alan Partington got into action a few weeks ago and distributed 400 of 3000 donated cabbages to a nearby community. There was much singing and dancing in the village!! The proprietor of Benica Fruit and Veggies had an abundance of cabbages and living up to his slogan #peopleshalleat, donated […]

Rotarians assist Hlokomela with PPE repacking

Hoedspruit Rotary Members took hands with Hlokomela last month to repack personal protective equipment for 2100 Health Care workers in our district. Hlokomela received Well done and thank you to all for working so hard. Pictured are three delighted health workers receiving their PPEs.

Active Rotarians Deliver and Distribute 3000 Eggs

Three active Rotarians (Claudia Schnell, Sabine Gammel and TryGive Nxumalo) took a day out of their busy schedules to deliver and distribute 3000 eggs to community members in Acornhoek. The eggs were kindly donated by The Egg Brothers. The above Hoedspruit Herald article reports the whole story!