Author Archives: Peter Assaff

Ribfest Returns!

Good news.

The Rotary Club of Bathurst is planning on doing a drive through version of Ribfest.


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The event will be held Sept. 26 and 27, 2020 on Harbourview Boulevard and will meet all COVID 19 safety and health reqiurements.


More details to follow

A ‘Blooming’ Celebration

Rotary Club of Bathurst members celebrated the first blooming of polio tulips planted in recognition of Rotary International’s initiative and commitment to End Polio.

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250 polio tulips planted!

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$36,000 raised across our District to help eradicate polio!

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The donation helps Rotary obtain the vaccines, transport and materials necessary to combat Polio throughout the World.

Keeping our Community Garden Alive

Members of the Bathurst Rotary Club have been busy this summer working on our Community Garden!


Our crew planted beans, zucchini, carrots, tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers and cabbage.

A grateful thank you to Eastside Nursery, Carron Point for the generous donation of seeds and plants for, yet again, another year. Also, thanks to Nicole and Jim Duncan for the donated tomato plants and to Suzie Arseneault for the pepper plants.

We love our Garden!

Bathurst Rotary Club helps Coronation Park

coronation parkScott Ferguson, President of the Bathurst Coronation Park Committee, receives the final installment of a pledged $75,000 donation from Peter Assaff, President of The Rotary Club of Bathurst.

The funds were for building the Tot Lot, pictured here, in Coronation Park.

Photo and text provided by Ron Toivanen.