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List of Donors

‘Stand Alone’ Family and Memorial Bursaries in the fund

Donor Name of Bursary – Year Established   (click name for their story)
Mary E. McSheffrey Memorial Donation Mary E. McSheffery Memorial Bursary (2010)
Norman Rippon Norman Rippon Family Bursary (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017,2018, 2019, 2020)
Everett and Florence Doherty Everett and Florence Doherty Family Bursary (2011)
Ross and Betty Franklin Ross and Betty Franklin Family Bursary (2011,2012, 2013,2014, 2015, 2017)
Audrey and Fred Brown Audrey and Fred Brown Family Bursary (2011,2012, 2013, 2014)
William and Dora Rathbun William and Dora Rathbun Family Bursary (2012)
Agnes Lina Cook Memorial Donation Agnes Lina Cook Memorial Bursary (2012)
Estate of Terence Haight Terence Haight Memorial Bursary (2012)
Glen and Phyllis Williams Glen and Phyllis Williams Family Bursary (2012)
Estate of Isabel Heels Isabel Heels Memorial Bursary  (2012)
Jim and Marlyn Goodwin Goodwin Family Bursary  (2013)
Bill and Peggy Frankish Frankish Family Bursary (2013)
John and Terri Vellinga John and Terri Vellinga Family Bursary (2013)
Enno and Marina Hoekstra Enno and Marina Hoekstra Family Bursary (2013)
Ann and Doug Tanner and Sons Tanner Family Bursary (2013)
Patricia Paterson Patricia Paterson Family Bursary (2015,2016,2017,2018,2019,2020)
John Vail and Family John Vail Family Bursary (2015) (2016)
Jack and Sandy Young Jack and Sandy Young Family Bursary (2016)
Friends and Family of Dorothy Liddle Dorothy Liddle Memorial Bursary (2021)
Estate of Patricia Forth Patricia Lynn Forth Memorial Bursary (2021)


Anonymous Donations

Description Date
$200,000.00 to be used for Matching Donation Purposes April 2012
$8,000.00 for the purpose of ‘Promotion’ February 2012
$19,000.00 April 2012
$5,600.00 July 2012
$200,000.00 to be used for Matching Donation Purposes January 2013
$26,000.00 to be used for Matching Donation Purposes February 2013
$50,000.00 to be used for Matching Donation Purposes August 2015



Donor Date(s)
Rotary Club of Gravenhurst August 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
Jack Loudon January 2010
Gary and Bonnie Taylor January 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014,2015
Marvin and Barbara McCabe September 2010, 2013
Brian and Linda Ferguson January 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014,2015
Cyril A. Fry and Marion E. Fry November 2010, 2012,
Johanne Hills November 2010, 2011, 2013
Marvin McCabe September 2010, 2013
Kenneth Little November 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013,2014,2015,2017,
Christina Mary Hendry Trust of Scotland May 2011
Richard Augustine November 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
Jack Huggett May and November 2011
William Frankish October 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
Enno and Marina Hoekstra November 2011, 2013
Jim and Marlyn Goodwin May 2012, 2013, 2014
Ross Siemms June 2012, 2013, 2014
Doug and Ann Tanner December 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
Richard and Cheryl Hunter June 2012, 2013, 2013
Jack Young October 2011,
Bill Edwards October 2011
Dave Weldon October 2011


Donations made at the Mayor’s Charity Ball – October 2011

Susan Ward
Lola Bratty
Blair and Linda McMurchy
Kenneth and Joyce McClellan
Paul and Sheila Argue
Robert and Karla Engman
Wayne Church
R&K Clark Enterprises
Drs. Mekis and McIntosh
John and Kelly Ward
Raymond and Wilma Brown
Fred and Audrey Brown
Everett and Florence Doherty
Betty and Gerald Flaherty
Barbara and Marvin McCabe
William and Frances Dowd
Ron Henderson
John Twist and Associates
Budget Propane Corporation
John and Patricia Brownlee
David and Sandy Follis
John Cooper
Philip and Sharon Foley
Daniel and Janice King
Philip and Louise Williams
John Farquhar
Richard and Lisa Sellon
Norman Rippon
Dr. John Robinson
Muskoka Real Estate Services
Doreen Morrison
George and Elizabeth Rice
Richard Hall Insurance Agency
Bryan and Laura Robertson
Frazer and Paisley Donaldson
David and Kathryn Barkey
Jack Huggett
John and Barbara Christianson
Curtis and Irene Humber
Brian and Diane Yeates
Brian and Linda Ferguson
Doreen Morrison
Alana and Donald Robinson
Hurst Hospitality Inc.


100 Gravenhurst Families For Students – 2013 (Ongoing)

William and Peggy Frankish
James and Barbara Hayward
Sol Mednick
Bruce and Bonnie Dart
Marg and Keith McLaughlin
John and Pat Brownlee
Doug and Ann Tanner
Robert Franklin
Ken Little and Mary Jane Barrington
Janice King
Betty Franklin
Ron Henderson
John Cooper
Marv and Barb McCabe
Robert P. Jacobs
Chamberlain Timber Mart
Richard Augustine
John Farquhar
Patricia Paterson
Wayne Church
Richard Hall Insurance Agency