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Here is something that emphasises the connection that was between Rotary SA and Probus. We would like to get the Rotary Clubs where applicable to help us form new Clubs, which could be considered a Community Avenue projects.

The photo has a lot of Rotary & Probus history.
From L to R: We have Rotary's PP Bryan Scarrott, currently President of the Probus Club of Johannesburg and also Chairman of the Probus Association of Gauteng South. The Probus Club of Johannesburg was Chartered in 1990 by the Rotary Club of Johannesburg. It is also thought that the Rotary Club of Johannesburg sponsored the Probus Club of the North in 1987.
The Gent in the centre is Rodney Chalmers, President of the Probus Club of Parktown, this Club celebrated their 20yr anniversary. This Club was chartered by the Rotary Club of Rosebank. Yours truly, PDGR, of Dist 9250, way back in 1990, as PP of the Rotary Club of Coalfields, Witbank, Chartered the Probus Club of Witbank in 1992.
Rodney Frances, Past President of Probus Club of the North and now President of the Probus Council of South Africa.

The council Theme for 2015-2016 is to "Grow Probus" and one of the media is through Rotary SA, to encourage the Rotary Clubs in towns where there is no Probus Club, to assist with establishing Probus Clubs.

Contact can be made through the Council Secretary Stan Madden, Tel/fax 011 734-3661 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Rodney Frances, 083 227-8473 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.