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Local Students Attend Forums in Ottawa

The Rotary Club of Gravenhurst was delighted with the calibre of students from GHS who were selected to attend Forums in Ottawa.  This 5 day adventure allowed the students to experience the workings of our government, including  our House of Commons, Senate, etc.  Comments included “fantastic – learned so much” Our five students met other teens from all across Canada …

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We were; We are; We will be

For the past 75 years The Rotary Club of Gravenhurst has initiated and donated to some wonderful causes. In our first year, 1937, during the depression, we distributed milk to every public school child in town. Then in the 40s we started the swim programme at Gull Lake Rotary Park and running it until the town created their own Recreation …

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Bullies are everywhere.

They became bullies because someone taught them. What do bullies do  ? What is bullying ? ”  It is a conscious, willful, deliberate, hostile and repeated behavior by one or more people, which is intended to harm others.  Bullying takes many forms, and can include many different behaviors, such as:- physical violence and attacks – verbal taunts, name-calling and put-downs – threats and …

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Rotary Brat Booth Retires

Over the past 75 years our Rotary Club has sought to fundraise in many different ways.   One of our most successful, in community involvement and  in fun, has been our Rotary Brat Booth.   She started off as an unused (for many years) travel trailer.   Many hours were spent completely gutting her; fitting her with brand new insides including a …

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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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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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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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