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Anonymous $100,000 donation

At the usual Monday afternoon Rotary luncheon an unusual announcement was made by the Rotary Bursary Endowment Fund’s chairman, Ken Little. An anonymous donor had provided the Rotary Bursary Endowment fund a cheque in the amount of $100,000.00. The announcement was received by a standing ovation of the club members. The chairman noted this donation would provide for […] …read …

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Surpassing Our Goal – 1097 Bicycles Distributed in Cambodia by Rotarians and Friends!

During the month of January 2012, 1097 Bicycles were distributed to needy school children in Cambodia – Thanks to the amazing efforts of our team of 19 Rotarians and Friends and all the Rotary Clubs and individual donors who supported the cause with their donations. Our 19 Rotarians and Friends came from the Bracebridge and Gravenhurst Rotary Clubs, District 7010, Ontario, Canada. The bicycles were …

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What Gravenhurst Rotary is up to!

For the past 75 years in Gravenhurst our Rotary club has been actively involved in both local and international projects.   One major international project of our club has just concluded with 19 Rotarians (and friends) from the two clubs of Gravenhurst and Bracebridge returning from Cambodia.  While there they assisted with the  distribution of over 1097 bicycles to children …

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Couple donates $10,000 to Rotary’s bursary fund

via – Cottage Country Now The Rotary Bursary Endowment Fund this week received a surprise gift of $10,000 from a local couple wishing to support the Rotary Club of Gravenhurst’s effort to provide post secondary opportunities for students in Gravenhurst. The couple wished to remain anonymous. The donation was gratefully accepted by bursary endowment fund […] …read more

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Rotary bursary program receives anonymous $40,000 pledge for fund

Allyson Snelling via – Cottage Country Now Amid the glitz and glamour of Mayor Paisley Donaldson’s Oct. 22 Charity Ball, a significant pledge was made to the Gravenhurst Rotary Bursary Endowment Fund. At the ball, endowment fund chair and Rotarian Ken Little announced the fund had received an anonymous $40,000 pledge. The pledge will be […] …read more

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Scottish trust supports Rotary’s bursary fund with $17,000 gift

Allyson Snelling via – Cottage Country Now The Rotary Club of Gravenhurst has received a substantial donation to its bursary endowment fund from halfway around the world. The club is the proud recipient of 10,700 pounds sterling or approximately $17,000 Canadian from the Christina Mary Hendrie Trust. Perhaps just as intriguing as how this Scottish […] …read more

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