Important Information

District Information

Below are information regarding advertising, the Humanitarian Centre, Banking details and more (just scroll down)

Club-to-Club Advertising

Clubs are reminded that in terms of the MOP, unsolicited advertising of events and functions to other clubs is not allowed.

Should you wish to inform clubs of activities in which you think they may be interested, please use the District Facebook page. Direct club to club communication based on personal contact is encouraged. Clubs wishing to advertise an event to neighbouring clubs, the club President must first seek approval from the Presidents of the neighbouring clubs.

Please contact Heidi Tucker in this regard at fb(at)rotary9400.co.za or +27 (0) 82 442 6710

Club-to-Club in Other District

If a club wishes to advertise generally within another district, the approval of the DG shall first be obtained who will in turn request approval from the DG of the other district.

Rotary Shop

The shop stocks a variety of Rotary and Foundation regalia, insignia items and literature as well as general items suitable for speaker gifts, items of branded clothing and name tags.

Trading hours: Monday – Friday: 09H00 – 15h30

Location: Bezuidenhout Park, Observatory Avenue

Dewetshof, Johannesburg

Humanitarian Distribution Centre of Southern Africa

Located on Van Vuuren Str (off Skeen Blvd) in Bedfordview (see map below) It is a storage facility from which humanity related items are provided at no financial gain to projects and needy recipients within Rotary District 9400 and neighbouring Districts. Items include but are not limited to books, hotel linen, wheelchairs, toys and clothes.

Prior to Collection: (A) Obtain a letter from the recipient organisation verifying the need and collector (B) Letter from Rotary club verifying the organisation and need

After Collection: (A) Rotary club to witness distribution with photographs (alternatively) (B) Organisation to provide photos with thank you letter to Rotary club and HDCSA. Photos to show recipients with items. Please send photos to Shirley Downie

Operating Times:

Books, and other items:

Tuesdays to Thursdays: 09:00 – 15:00

Fridays: 09:30 – 13:00

First Saturday of every month: 09:00 – 12:00

Linen, toiletries:

Thursdays: 09:30 – 12:30

(Centre is closed from mid-December to mid-January)

(Click on Satellite to see the street behind the Hotel)

Banking Details

D9400 Financial transaction procedures for Rotary International (RI) and The Rotary Foundation (TRF).
Payments in Rands are to be made at the Rotary International exchange rate at the time of remittance. Click on Current rates for the latest. Correct details of payments to RI or contributions to The Rotary Foundation must be provided to the payee to ensure that the funds are correctly allocated. Contributions to the Rotary Foundation must be accompanied by a completed Rotary Foundation Contribution Form (123-EN– (1013)) and Multiple donor form (094-EN– (1013)), if applicable, that can be downloaded from MyRotary.org

Payment options to Rotary International:

Payments from South Africa can use options 1, 2 and 3; payments from Swaziland and Mozambique can use options 1 and 3; for payments from Botswana use option 3 only.

1. By bank transfer:

HSBC Bank PLC – Johannesburg Branch
2 Exchange Square, 85 Maude Street, Sandown,
Sandton 2196 – SOUTH AFRICA
Beneficiary Name: Rotary International
Account Number: 121-006894-001 OR 21-006894-001***
Branch Code: 587000
SWIFT (BIC) Code: HSBCZAJJ
Currency: South African Rand (ZAR)
Payment Reference: Club#/SAR Invoice#
(*** Alternate account# with 11 digits to be used if the electronic deposit channel does not accept the regular 12 -digits account#)

2. By cash and cheque deposits:

Nedbank: SOUTH AFRICA
Beneficiary Name: Rotary International
Account Number: 1063-616263
Currency: South African Rand (ZAR)
Payment Reference: Club#/SAR Invoice#

3. Online by credit card:

Online remittance by credit card using the US$ amount:
http://www.rotary.org/myrotary/en/home
And follow the instructions through Manage/Club Administration/Club Invoice.

Payment options to Rotary Foundation:

Payments from South Africa can use options 1, 2 and 3; payments from Swaziland and Mozambique can use options 1 and 3; for payments from Botswana use option 3 only.

1. By bank transfer:

HSBC Bank PLC – Johannesburg Branch
2 Exchange Square, 85 Maude Street, Sandown,
Sandton 2196 – SOUTH AFRICA
Beneficiary Name: Rotary Foundation
Account Number: 121007504001 or 21007504001***
Branch Code: 587000
SWIFT (BIC) Code: HSBCZAJJ
Currency: South African Rand (ZAR)
Payment Reference: Donor Name/Recipient Name (PHF)/Designation of Contribution
(*** Alternate account# with 11 digits to be used if the electronic deposit channel does not accept the regular 12 -digits account#)

2. By cash and cheque deposits:

Nedbank: SOUTH AFRICA
Beneficiary Name: Rotary International
Account Number: 1063-615496
Currency: South African Rand (ZAR)
Payment Reference: Donor Name/Recipient Name (PHF)/Designation of Contribution

3. Online by credit card:

Online remittance by credit card using the US$ amount:
http://www.rotary.org/myrotary/en/home
And follow the instructions through The Rotary Foundation/Ways to Give; select the fund of your choice, frequency of contribution and follow the steps to completion.

REGIONAL MAGAZINE

Every Rotarian is obliged to subscribe to a RI approved publication that for Rotarians in District 9400 is Rotary Africa. It is read by Rotarians in approximately 20 African countries south of the Sahara. Rotary Africa has been published since 1927 and its mission is to build Rotary International’s image and supply information that reflects the activities of Rotary Clubs in its area of circulation. Rotary Africa can be received by post or digitally.

Rotary Africa

The Editor
P O Box 563 Westville 3630
Tel No. +27-31-267-1848
Fax No. +27-31-267-1849
Web: www.rotayafrica.za.org
Email: rotaryafrica(at)mweb.co.za

The Rotarian

This is a Rotary International publication which carries news of the Rotary world. Subscription to this magazine is optional. Should you wish to subscribe, please advise your club secretary who will inform RI accordingly.

Which Club Meets Today

A booklet is published each year with information of all Districts and Clubs in Southern Africa. Rotary Africa posts this to all PDG’s, DG’s, DGE’s and Club Presidents, early in the new Rotary year. Rotarians wanting a copy of this publication can order one from Rotary Africa. Alternatively, a pdf copy can be requested by email.

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