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The members of the Port Hope Rotary Club participated in the Touch a Truck event to raise funds for Ed's House, the hospice in our area being built.
The members of the Port Hop Rotary Club provided a food station at the annual Port Hope Fall Fair. We provided lots of burgers and hot dogs that the fair goers could purchase.

Avenue of Heroes Veteran Banner Program Launches in Municipality of Port Hope

Banners paying tribute to local war veterans will adorn the streets in downtown Port Hope this fall

 

Several members of the Port Hope Rotary club joined with District Governor Mary Lou Harrison to paint the Gazebo on the east waterfront trail.
Several members of the Port Hope Rotary Club assisted the Salvation Army to collect and sort household goods, furniture and clothing to assist the families displaced by the devestating fire that occured on Wellington Street in Port Hope.
 
Several members of the Port Hope Rotary club brushed up on their First Aid skills.
 
The members of the Port Hope Rotary hard at work packaging Birthday Bags for the Foodbank. These bags contained a cake mix, icing, balloons, streamers, noise makers, candles etc. All the things needed for a child to have a birthday party.
The Rotary Clubs of Port Hope, Cobourg and Northumberland Sunrise in partnership with the Northumberland Orchestra and Choir held a dinner and concert event to raise funds and awareness for Polio and the orchestra.
In the fall of 2016 the Port Hope Rotary Club members built 6 little libraries for the community to share books. Over the winter several local artists painted the libraries and this spring they are being placed in the municipality of Port Hope. This photo is of one of the libraries placed on King Street at the home of Claire Mowat.
 
 
On Monday evening Nov 14 several members gathered at the Port Hope Food Bank to paint walls, shelves and anything else that needed painting. Afterwards the group gathered at Olympus Burger.
 
 
Paula Pigari from Brazil was hosted by the Rotary Club of Port Hope in 2004 -05.  Recently, Paula arrived in Canada with Daniel, her husband of two years.  They visited our club on November 9, 2015.  Paula is now a tax lawyer in Brazil.  Daniel is an architect, and he also owns a glass company that makes windows, mirrors and shower enclosures.
 
Paula and Daniel stayed with one of Paula's close friends from her time in Port Hope.  Steph and her husband live in Uxbridge.  When Paula and Daniel came to Port Hope, they stayed with Paula' first host family, Elizabeth Gordon and Wayne Pierce.  Their daughter, Mariko Vecchiola, went to France on Rotary Youth Exchange while Paula was here in Port Hope.
 
On Monday at Rotary, Paula and Daniel told the club about their lives in Brazil.  Daniel is also very familiar with Canada since he spent a year on exchange in Fort Frances, Ontario, close to the Manitoba border.  After catching up with club members, Paula and Daniel flew to New York on Tuesday for a few days before they will return to Brazil. 
 
It was great to see Paula again, and to meet her husband, Daniel!
 
 
 
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Port Hope

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Knights Of Columbus Hall
1 Elias Street,
Port Hope, ON  L1A 3Z3
Canada

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