Sunday, 29 January 2017

Namibia: Rӧssmund Supports Save the Rhino Trust | Россмунд Гольф Лодж

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Rӧssmund Supports Save the Rhino Trust

As a commitment to support Save the Rhino Trust (SRT) in its mission to save one of the most majestic, ancient and noble beasts of the wild from extinction, Rössmund Golf Course hosts a grand annual event to the benefit of Namibia’s black rhino population, the SRT Corporate Golf Day.

Rӧssmund Golf Course Swakopmund Namibia

Held in conjunction with the Golf Day, in 2016, Rössmund decided to call upon Swakopmund’s matriarchal leaders to help with the cause, and in November, the female business leaders of the coastal community, those outstanding women with power and compassion, were all invited to attend an executive breakfast at Rössmund.
Rӧssmund Golf Course Swakopmund Namibia

The breakfast and golf event was a great success and has become a highlight on Swakopmund’s social calendar – with many already pledging their support for the event in 2017. Since its inception in 2015, the event has seen to financial support of between N$130 000 to N$150 000 being raised in aid of SRT. Proceeds from this event go directly to support Save the Rhino Trust.
Rӧssmund Golf Course Swakopmund Namibia

Hannelie Turner, Fundraising Manager at SRT explained, “Community support has always been one of the most important elements of our success. The SRT team has tremendous appreciation for the funding received from Rӧssmund Golf Course, their sponsors and the businesswomen who support this event. It is initiatives like these that allow us to continue our work and save these magnificent creatures for future generations.”
Rӧssmund Golf Course Swakopmund Namibia

Rössmund and the SRT collaborative would like to thank our main sponsor for the day, Bank Windhoek, and all the additional sponsors who made this breakfast event a success: Seeff Namibia, Standard Bank, Estelle Esterhuizen Insurance, Batis Birding, Safari Wise, Daphne Swanepoel Estates, Uschi and Dianne Estates, Premier Construction, Swakopmund Bridge Club, Roberts Practitioners, HN Finplan, Dr. Suardi, Engen, and Kinghorn Associates.
Rӧssmund Golf Course Swakopmund Namibia

Sponsors of the corporate golf day included Coastal Office National, PG Glass, SHEC, DF Malherbe, Namib Tracks and Trails, Team Suzuki, Seeff Namibia, Fish-4-Business, Dream Team, W/B Round Table, Horny Boys, Logistic Support Services, Greame Louw, Forca Construction, Dr. Dirk Redman, Obeegees, Santam, Pupkewitz Walvis Bay, Strategic Management Windhoek, Corporate Guaranteed, Tauber and Corsen, PSG, Yamaha Duneworx, SA Express, Swakopmund Hotel and Entertainment Centre, Plaza Hotel, Atlantic Villa, Cymot, Woermann Brock Hardware, Laramon Tours, Ocean Adventures, Namfish, The Wreck Restaurant, Red Bull, The Dome Restaurant, Bank Windhoek Walvis Bay, Namibia Breweries, Fatbike Tours Swakopmund, Lynne vd Walt, Coastal Cellular, Napolitana, Cordes and Co, Toulmins, Secret Garden Guest House, MediClinic Swakopmund, Wright Millers, Speedy Sports, Cashbox van Wyk, WCFM, Christo Swart Walvis Bay, Hollard, VPS Swakopmund, Ocean View Shell, Fruit and Veg City Swakopmund, CIC Windhoek and Geeks 4U.
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SRT also received additional support from local suppliers and concerned citizens like Corporate Event Gear (sound), Benn Lombard (artist of rhino painting that was auctioned), Brian Ford (who supplied the grand piano), Rocco De Villiers (pianist), and Rössmund Lodge (host).

Thank you all for helping us Save the Rhino!

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