Category Archives: Events

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.

BHS Vocal Ensemble win Rotary Bursary

BHS Vocal Ensemble won the Rotary bursary at the Bathurst Music Festival

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Members of the BHS Vocal Ensemble from left to right:
Kaylee Gauthier; Miranda McKay; Tanya Dorkhom; Amber Belanger; Amanda
Godin; Elizabeth Borgela; Tristan Melanson; Eric Borgela; Thomas
Melanson; Noémie-Soleil Cormier; Jeff MacQuarrie (director)

Dawn to Dusk Food Drive Held October 28, 2015

Bathurst Rotary Club teaming up with Max 104.9 received almost 5000 items valued at $2.00 each which amounts to $10,000 worth of food plus cash donations of  almost $900.

This amount exceeds the 2014 figure.  The items will be distributed among the Bathurst, Petit Rocher, and Allardville food banks.

Thank-you Bathurst and surrounding areas for your generosity and for all the great volunteers there that day including several BHS students.

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2016-2017 World Travel Draw

Hi Folks,

Tickets for the 2016-2017 World Travel Draw will go on sale shortly – only 850 tickets available and tickets are sold to last year’s purchasers first.  If you purchased a ticket last year, you will be contacted shortly by your seller.

A waiting list is available and you can submit your name / number / email address to either: or