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Beneficiaries from 1921 - 2021
Following is a list of all local beneficiaries of the Rotary Club of Peterborough over the past
100 years, in alphabetical order. (Our many international beneficiaries are not noted.)
Annual bursaries at Fleming and Trent,
Boy Scouts & Girl Guides (Langley Park Scout Reserve),
Camp Kawartha,
Camp Merrywood,
City of Peterborough: Rotary Greenway Trail, Rotary Park, outdoor adult gym*, 
  off-leash dog park*,  Victoria Day and Canada Day fireworks*,
Countless people over the decades benefiting from Rotarian-built home
improvements and/or 
financial support for equipment, usually to alleviate disabilities,
County of Peterborough: Rotary Greenway Trail,
Dozens of beneficiaries of funding from our Small Projects Committee,
Dozens of students sent to study abroad via various Rotary Foundation programs 
  (separate from Youth Exchange program) such as Ambassadorial Scholarships,
Easter Seals Ontario & extensive disabled children's work from 1920s - present,
Five Counties Children's Centre,
Grace United Church (partial sponsorship of Syrian refugee family),
Habitat for Humanity Peterborough,
Homeward Bound Peterborough,
Inbound Youth Exchange students from dozens of countries over the decades,
Kawartha Food Share,
Kiwanis Music Festival,
Mentoring of juvenile delinquents in 1920s,
Money for Breast Cancer Research raised by Rotary teams at Dragon Boat Races,
Multiple Sclerosis Society,
MusicFest summer music concerts (selling 50/50 tickets)*,
One Million Meals Peterborough (Kids Against Hunger Canada),
One Roof Community Centre,
Organizations benefiting from food distribution after our lunch meetings,
Peterborough Horticultural Society (parking cars at spring Garden Show),
Peterborough Regional Health Centre/ Civic Hospital, including providing 
  cystic fibrosis diagnostic equipment,
Peterborough Regional Science Fair held at Trent University,
Prince of Wales Breakfast Program,
Recipients of Laura Davidson Bursary (educational award for students with disabilities),
Riverview Park & Zoo (Rotary Education Centre),
Salvation Army, including Christmas hampers,
Seeds of Good Life Youth/Elder Program at Curve Lake,
Sending local children from low-income families and recently-arrived New Canadian 
  families to camp,
Seniors Contact Group: countless seniors, primarily in local seniors homes, benefiting from 
  special events such as bus tours to see Christmas lights and fall colours, sports events, theatre, 
  social nights at Rotarians' homes, reading material,
Student Loan Fund beneficiaries from 1923- on,
Student winners of our Canada Day Essay Contests over the decades,
Students at annual World Town Planning Day, Peterborough,
Students attending annual Adventure in Citizenship in Ottawa,
Supplying milk to city schools in 1920s.
YES Shelter for Youth and Families,
Young professionals and businesspeople participating in Rotary Group Study Exchange Teams 
   to other countries, over the decades,
Schools receiving money from Rotary Spelling Bees:
Armour Heights Public School
Chemong Public School
Edmison Heights Public School
Highland Heights Public School
James Strath Public School
Kawartha Heights Public School
Keith Wightman Public School
King George Public School
Millbrook/South Cavan Public School
North Cavan Public School
North Shore Public School
Prince of Wales Public School
Queen Elizabeth Public School
Roger Neilson Public School
Westmount Public School
Immaculate Conception Catholic Elementary School
Monsigneur O'Donoghue Catholic Elementary School
St. Anne Catholic Elementary School
St. Catherine Catholic Elementary School
St. John Catholic Elementary School
St. Patrick Catholic Elementary School
St. Teresa Catholic Elementary School
Ecole Catholic Monseigneur-Jamot
* Done in 50/50 collaboration with Rotary Club of Peterborough Kawartha