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Major Donation Rolls Rotary Fund Over

Neil Etienne via – Cottage Country Now It’s no small victory for Rotary, for the local impoverished and certainly not for Little. Biting back his tears of joy this past Monday, Sept. 10 during the Rotary Club’s lunchtime meeting, Rotary member Ken Little, chair of the club’s Community Bursary Endowment Fund, announced that thanks to […] …read more

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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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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 […] …read more

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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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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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