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Annual fundraiser in the prep stages

Silent auction and dinner raises funds for worthy community organizations

Members of The Rotary Club of Oshawa – Parkwood are busy getting ready for their  31ST Annual Reverse Draw, Dinner and Silent Auction, at The Oshawa Golf & Curling Club on May 10. The event was recently announced by Oshawa-Parkwood co-chairs for the event, Rotary Club Director Kim Boatman and past president Robbie Larocque.

The proceeds from this gala event will be used to support many community service projects of The Rotary Club of Oshawa-Parkwood such as:  The Kids Safety Village of Durham Region,  hospital equipment for Lakeridge Health Oshawa , the Colonel R.S. McLaughlin Regional Cancer Centre, Participation House (for mentally and physically challenged adults), Grandview Childrfen’s Centre, The Salvation Army, Simcoe Hall Settlement House, Durham College’s new Centre for Collaborative Education , U.O.I.T,  various youth programs at Durham Region YMCA,  the Eradication of Polio through Rotary International’s End Polio Now Campaign,  and assistance for students at Mary Street Community School.

Tickets are available from every member of the Rotary Club of Oshawa-Parkwood or by calling past president Dave Andrews at 905-576-0187 .

If your business or organization would like to be associated with the good works of Rotary in Oshawa, and contribute an item to the Silent Auction table, or become a corporate sponsor, please contact Past President Dave Andrews at 905-576-0187, Director Kim Boatman at  905-571-7334 or Past President Robbie Larocque at 905-576-8500.

Rotary is a leadership organization made up of local business, professional and civic leaders. The club meets regularly to get to know each other, form friendships, and through that, they’re able to get things done in this community.

The Rotary Club of Oshawa-Parkwood has been serving the Durham Region for over 40 years through various fund raising endeavors. If you would like to learn more about Rotary or become a member please call Membership Director Lennis Trotter at 905-985-0963 or by email at lennis.trotter@hotmail.com , Membership Chair Linda Porritt at 905-626-6386 or by email at linda.porritt@century21.cca  or  President Ted Morrison at 905-623-3810 or by email at ted.sharron@rogers.com .