The different levels are as follows:
(i) Ski Courses
Whistler 5k - skate or classic (beginners)
Silver Star 11k - skate or classic (intermediate)
Mt. Tremblant 17 k - skate or classic (intermediate)
(ii) Snowshoe Courses 3-4k
(iii) Fat Bikes 7k
Participants are free to choose style and level of difficulty. Refreshments and snacks provided.
Mark February 18, 2017 on your calendar as a day to have fun and support the Georgian Nordic Ski and Canoe Club. For more details, check out the Ski Club website http://bit.ly/1OBFxwW
In support of local community projects.
Winning ticket will win a case of beer each week for ONE YEAR!
Contact any local Rotarian for tickets.
Get yours early. Contact any Rotarian, or email Rotary at firstname.lastname@example.org
In October 1976, Rotarian Ken Dobson and I attended the Canadian Rotary Institute in Peterborough , Ontario . One of the sessions dealt with fund raising. An idea that caught our attention was one where a Rotary Club sent a $10.00 cheque to one hundred Rotary clubs around the world asking them to send back an item of interest from their country. All items received were then auctioned off at a gala promoting world understanding. Not only did they receive interesting items at a far greater value than $10.00, most Rotary Clubs returned the $10.00 cheque. Ken and I discussed the idea and felt it had an interesting fundraising dimension but more importantly, it had potential to create a greater global awareness and an appreciation for others.
At the time, I was teaching Grade 8 at McDougall School, Parry Sound. Ken and I decided that I would approach my principal, Mr. Bud Stevenson, to see about involving my Grade 8 class in contacting one hundred schools around the world inviting them to send us a package of information and items from their country. In lieu of sending them $10.00, the McDougall students would prepare a package of items and information representing the Parry Sound area and send it to them.
ADG Margaret Walton from the Rotary Club of Bracebridge spoke to our Club on April 2nd. Margaret is also currently chair of the World Community Service Committee.
Margaret spoke on the project spearheaded by the Rotary Club of Gravenhurst - Rotary Wheels for Learning.