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Help Our Team of Rotarians and Friends Distribute Bicycles in January 2013

THE EXCITEMENT IS ON! – Our team of 10 Rotarians and Friends had their first Cambodia Bicycle Distribution Trip meeting this past week. We are hoping to get 10 more people to join out team. To learn more about how you can join this rewarding adventure, please visit the previous blog posting.  Lisa McCoy will be heading to Cambodia on October 30th to prepare …

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Town donates endowment funds to Rotary bursary

Neil Etienne via – Cottage Country Now The late Terence Haight would likely be proud. The first of the late resident’s $1-million-plus donation to the Town of Gravenhurst is in the recipient’s hands, as council members joined with local Rotary members at the Opera House July 30. Mayor Paisley Donaldson, surrounded by fellow members of council […] …read more

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Giving

The Rotary Club of Gravenhurst has always been a proud supporter of our local hospital. A  new need has arisen at Royal Victoria Hospital in Barrie. This brand new Simcoe Muskoka Cancer Centre will service the District of Muskoka and expects to treat 65,000 patients in its first year of operation.  To assist cancer patients Rotary House was envisioned and …

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What’s Up Muskoka ‘Cambodian Connection’ Article

What’s Up Muskoka Click on above link to read the February 29th, 2012 edition of ‘What’s Up Muskoka’ and the feature article by Matt Driscoll, ‘Cambodia Connection’ – 1097 RotaryWheels for Learning Bicycles given out throughout rural Cambodia by our January 2012 team of 19 Rotarians & Friends. Your donation of $50 will provide a bicycle for a rural student in Cambodia. …

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Join Our January 2013 Bicycle Distribution Trip to Cambodia

Our Rotary Wheels for Learning January 2012 Team of Rotarians and Friends from the Gravenhurst and Bracebridge Rotary Clubs (and beyond) gave out 1097 bicycles to needy, rural Cambodian children. But – there are many, many more children in need of a bicycle to cover the miles to school. Some children travel up to 10km each way to get to school. You can be a part …

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50 Rotary Wheels for Learning Bicycles for Rural Laos Children

  Rotary Wheels for Learning Field Coordinator, Lisa McCoy, is back from Cambodia with lots of news to share: 50 Rotary Wheels for Learning Bicycles for Children in Two Villages in Northern Laos The Rotary Club of Gravenhurst has sponsored 50 bicycles for children in rural northern Laos. The distribution took place in February 2012 and was conducted byAdopt a Village in Laos (AAVIL): http://adoptavillageinlaos.wordpress.com/ It …

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Rotary Involvement

The Rotary Club of Gravenhurst is very involved internationally with many excellent programmes to assist those in need in many countries around the world.   A major project that we have worked on for over 25 years along with the World Health Organization is the Eradication of Polio….The WHO recently announced that Indiahas now been removed from the polio endemic countries, …

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