On Saturday 29 September 2020 Round Table Ballito 221 club and its members along with guests and dentaries from within Round Table South Africa came to the club to join them in their first social meeting since the start of the lockdown. On this day, the members also took it upon themselves to Induct their newest member Mr. Alex Mc Ivor. Alex is an upstanding member of the community and works as a teacher at the Curro Mount Richmore School. The induction was a show in faith towards Alex in that he achieved the necessary milestones required to become a member of Round Table.
The Ballito 221 Club Chairman Mr. Jean Spence and the Round Table Natal North Coast Area Chairman Mr. Cameron Day conducted the ceremony.
Cameron had this to say;
“You have been chosen for membership of Round Table Southern Africa and that of Ballito 221. You are believed to be a worthy representative of your vocation, possessed of qualities which can be of service to our organisation, your fellow man and that of the community you serve. Your acceptance of Membership implies that you will carry into your public and private life the Aims and Objectives for which this Organisation stands for. Your membership will involve you in an obligation to make regular attendance at our meetings and to support in every possible way the activities of this Table. IN THE NAME OF Round Table Southern Africa, I welcome you Mr. Craig Alexander Mc Ivor most sincerely into the fellowship of our Organisation and especially that of the club Ballito 221. With the presentation of this badge known as your induction pin we know you will embody these principles and will remain a symbol of your connection with a world-wide Organisation of thousands of like-minded men. Wear this badge at all times and remember as you wear it that you carry the good repute of Round Table in all your affairs, for we are all judged by those who recognise you as a member – I Cameron Day Area Chairman of the NNCA welcome you to Round Table South Africa and Ballito 221. I commend to you Mr. Craig Alexander Mc Ivor and ask you to drink a toast to him. I would remind you that the obligations he has today assumed towards you and his fellow men are obligations of which you should be equally mindful.” Be the guide to Alex in all that he does and maketh the man that he will now chose to embody”
After this speech Alex and his partner Charne Meyer were presented with a Ballito 221 Pin in addition to the inaugural induction pin presented to Alex. The members all congratulated Alex and Charne Meyer. They were welcomed to the club and all look forward to many happy years of service to the community with Alex’s and Charne help and support.
Want to get involved in Round Table? Contact Cameron Day on 082 530 3366 for more information.