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Tim Forwell Family Lends a Helping Hand to Students

Wednesday, August 14th, 2019

$25,000 donation helps Gravenhurst University Students Donation to the Rotary Club of Gravenhurst Community Aug 23, 2019   Tim Forwell, shown left, donated $25,000 to help local students Claudia Spengler at University of Waterloo, McKenna Manser at the University of Guelph in Bio-Engineering, Nicole Brandt at U.O.T.T in Commerce, Lianne Brandt at Trent University […]

Rotary Bursary Endowment Fund tops $70,000. for 2019

Friday, June 14th, 2019

Gravenhurst Rotary club bursary now up to $70,000 Jun 03, 2019 by Ken Little Gravenhurst Banner Rotary logo – Rotary international GRAVENHURST — The Rotary Bursary Endowment Fund is now accepting applications from students heading for college, university or trade schools. The fund is intended to help financially strapped families of students wanting to go […]

Rotary Bursary Endowment Fund – Accepting Applications Now

Tuesday, May 14th, 2019

May 30, 2019 GRAVENHURST ROTARY BURSARY FUND APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN Mark Clairmont | GRAVENHURST — With big changes in post secondary tuition fees and grants, some college and university students from Gravenhurst got great news from the Rotary Club with $70,000 for Rotary Student Bursaries. The Rotary Bursary Endowment Fund is now accepting applications […]

Deadline Approaches for Bursaries from Rotary and Gravenhurst Families

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

June 21, 2018 Rotary student bursary fund deadline June 30 This past school year 34 Gravenhurst students received more than $50,000 in total bursaries from the Rotary Club of Gravenhurst Endownment fund. Next year’s deadline is June 30. GRAVENHURST — June is an exciting time for high school grads. The exhilaration of ending one educational chapter […]

Students and Donors to Rotary Bursary Fund Luncheon

Tuesday, December 19th, 2017

Rotary Donors and Student Bursary Recipients Lunch Gravenhurst Rotary celebrates students with bursaries, luncheon Students thank Rotary donors Community Dec 19, 2017 Gravenhurst Banner Rotary bursary luncheon Some recipeints of student Rotary bursaries attend a luncheon in Gravenhurst. In back, from left: Andrew Atkin, Ryan Godfrey, Nicholas Sluyk, In front, from left: Mary Vinson-Shea, Rachel […]

Local Cottager Helps Students In Gravenhurst

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

Gravenhurst cottager helps local students realize their educational dreams. Tim Forwell donates $25,000 to Rotary Club of Gravenhurst. Aug 22, 2017,  Gravenhurst Banner Local resident Tim Forwell gave seven hard working students a little help in their endeavours to get a college or university education. While in Florida, he had read about the dilemma many […]

‘Rotary Bursary Endowment Fund’ Grows Thanks to John Vail Family

Monday, June 12th, 2017

John Vail Family Donates To Rotary Bursary Endowment Fund The Rotary Bursary Endowment Fund is $25,000 richer News Jun 12, 2017 Gravenhurst Banner GRAVENHURST — At a very appropriate time the Rotary Bursary Endowment Fund has received a sizeable donation from John Vail and family toward helping students planning to advance their education. Vail donated […]

Globe and Mail – Businessman Fundraises for Student Scholarships

Friday, January 8th, 2016

Link to Globe and Mail Article Paul Waldie Published January 8, 2016 Contributor: Ken Little The gift: Helping to raise $1.3-million The cause: Scholarships for students in Gravenhurst, Ont. The Muskoka region of Ontario is known for its luxury resorts and expensive cottages. But many families living in communities such as Gravenhurst, one of the […]

Anonymous Donor Gives $50,000.00 to Rotary Bursary Endowment Fund

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

Anonymous Donor – Rotary Bursary Endowment FundNews Aug 13, 2015 by Brent Cooper Gravenhurst Banner BIG CHEQUE: Ross Seimms of the Rotary Club of Gravenhurst holds a large cheque for $50,000 while fund chair Ken Little talks about the anonymous donation the club received for its bursary fund. (Photo by Brent Cooper) GRAVENHURST – Someone […]

Rotary Bursaries Bring Christmas Joy to Students

Sunday, December 14th, 2014

Link to Gravenhurst Banner Article News Dec 14, 2014 Gravenhurst Banner GRAVENHURST — This year the Rotary Bursary Endowment Fund awarded a total of $44,000 to 37 students. The students, who either live in Gravenhurst or attended school in Gravenhurst, will find a portion of their tuition has been paid by the Rotary Bursary Endowment […]

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