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New Member Update

Our Rotary Club is delighted to welcome a long-awaited new member; Mary Cook Mary’s family has been associated with Rotary for many years, with her father Frank being a long-time Gravenhurst Rotarian and her entire family committed to the values Rotary holds dear. Our International Student Exchange has been a large aspect of our club over the years with Mary’s …

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Tanner Family gives back to our youth

GRAVENHURST — The Gravenhurst Rotary Club Education Bursary fund continues to grow in leaps and bounds. Rotary fund chair Ken Little, left, accepts Tanner family cheque for $9,000 from Gordon Tanner, left, and his parents Doug and Ann. Rotary fund chair Ken Little, left, accepts Tanner family cheque for $9,000 from Gordon Tanner, left, and his parents Doug and Ann. …

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Rotary Opens 2013 with New Challenge

Neil Etienne via Cottage Country Now Gravenhurst’s largest charitable fund is quickly churning toward its first million dollars. This past Monday, Jan. 7, Gravenhurst Rotary’s Bursary Endowment Fund committee chair Ken Little announced through gentle tears another anonymous $200,000 donation to the fund has been received and if matched by Dec. 31, 2013, it means that […] …read more

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Rotary Completes 50k Pledge

It’s a little bit of give and take that makes the world go around. Accepting one generous donation for $25,000 with their right hand and passing out another $10,000 with the left, the Gravenhurst Rotary Club bolstered two community funds Dec. 17, just in time for Christmas. With this past Monday their last business meeting of the year, members of …

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Town donates endowment funds to Rotary bursary

Town donates endowment funds to Rotary bursary. ETCHED. The first funds given out from the Terence Haight bequest to the Town of Gravenhurst were passed on to the Rotary Club’s Community Bursary Endowment Fund July 30. From left to right at the presentation were council members Lola Bratty, Joe Donoghue, Rosemary King, Jeff Watson, Mayor Paisley Donaldson, endowment fund chair Ken …

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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 chair Ken Little, who said it …

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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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