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about what we've done for our community and our world lately...

November 27, 2018

Again this year the Rotary Club of Barrie with the Simcoe County District Board gave a free book to grade 2 students at 25 Barrie and area schools to promote literacy and good will. At the event called “Rotary Book Day” readings were held by influential community membe...

October 29, 2018

Drilling has started at the Ta Prom school in the Kampot Province of Cambodia. Once complete the well will provide clean drinking water to hundreds of students. Cannot wait to see the end results.

August 26, 2018

I wanted to thank the three Rotary Clubs of Barrie (and the Haiti Committee) for helping to organize the recent volunteer dental project I was a part of in April. With your help, Dr. Tanya Farooq and I saw roughly 100 patients in the new school established by Rea Dol....

June 23, 2018

The Paul Harris Fellowship Award is one of the highest honours Rotary can bestow upon a person. Recipients are Rotarians and community professionals, in recognition of their outstanding contributions, exemplifying the highest ideal in Rotary in placing “SERVICE ABOVE S...

April 15, 2018

Sabrina Lucenti, a lawyer and Partner at Dooley Lucenti. Sabrina has been donating her time within the community for years. She created the Barrie Lawyers Feed the Hungry Program 3 years ago. She organizes, schedules and rolls her sleeves up and prepares meals, serves...

January 18, 2018

Did you know that our club built the fountain at Centennial Beach to commemorate Canada's 100th birthday in 1967? We and the other Barrie Rotary clubs combined to do it again for Canada's sesquicentennial, or 150th birthday, by erecting a post clock at the waterfront a...

January 12, 2018

BREAKING NEWS ( Mar17 2018 ): R.C.O.B. is providing $5,000 to Fruit Share Barrie to purchase, plant & maintain 50 fruit trees at various locations including school yards in Barrie!

Serving in the armed forces can make a man think about his mortality and legacy. Upon lea...

January 11, 2018

Rotary Christmas Families project. Each year Rotary Club of Barrie Members personal donations enable our Club to help several families have a happy Christmas. Through the Barrie Food Bank families are identified, Rotarians get to work shopping all the gifts are wrapped...

January 7, 2018

A Barrie woman was sitting at the cancer care centre at RVH feeling isolation, fear, pain, uncertainty and helplessness. She then looked up at the wall seeing a word that changed her experience.

Kelly Wolfenden, 53, had been diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer...

January 5, 2018

The Military History Park joins the Sesquicentennial clock, restoration of Kidd's Creek, Rotary fountain at Centennial Beach, Trans Canada Pavilion, Rotary Islands, SouthShore Centre renovation and the planting of hundreds of trees as Rotary Club of Barrie waterfront e...

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