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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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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 chair Ken Little, who said it …

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

Allyson Snelling via – Cottage Country Now   CHARITY BALL. The Mayor’s Charity Ball was held at the new Terry Fox Auditorium at Gravenhurst Centennial Centre on Saturday, Oct. 22. From left are Richard and Christine Hall, deputy mayor Jeff Watson and wife Patti, Christine Miller and husband Norm. Photo by Bev McMullen Amid the glitz and glamour of Mayor Paisley …

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

Allyson Snelling via – Cottage Country Now Rotary Bursary Endowment Fund chair Ken Little and secretary Brian Ferguson display the donation the Rotary Club of Gravenhurst received from the Christina Mary Hendrie Trust in Scotland. Photo by Allyson Snelling The Rotary Club of Gravenhurst has received a substantial donation to its bursary endowment fund from halfway around the world. The club …

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Doherty family pays it forward with donation

Allyson Snelling via – Cottage Country Now  BURSARY BOOST. Rotarian Ken Little, chair of the Rotary Bursary Endowment Fund, accepts a donation of $25,000 from Ev and Florence Doherty on behalf of the Doherty family at Monday’s club luncheon. The funds will be used to assist needy Gravenhurst students in pursuing post-secondary education. As monetary support continues to roll in for …

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$50,000 Donation to Bursary Fund

Gravenhurst is one of the lowest income areas in the province many families believe their children will not have the opportunity to attend a college or university because of their financial plight. From an early age many children realize there is an expectation of them to gain a higher education. Regrettably, in some families with lower incomes, the parent’s perception …

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