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Donors hope one good turn will earn another

Neil Etienne via – Cottage Country Now The Rotary Bursary Endowment Fund has been given the most generous of gifts, and also a challenge for the community for the next year. Members of the local Rotary club’s endowment fund were thrilled to receive a $200,000 anonymous donation with a catch that will hopefully further boost the program that gave out its …

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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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