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Rotarians Jim S. and Lynne saw a need in their neighbourhood on Earth Day and sprang into action. Because that's what Rotarians do:

"Lynne and I spent a few hours on Earth Day cleaning up a half-kilometre section of Gryffin Lodge Road, nearest the exit from Highway 11," said Jim. "This area has become a weekly dumping ground and, even though it had been cleaned up by another resident two weeks ago, we collected three large contactor size garbage bags that included numerous containers from Macdonald’s, Tim Hortons, Starbucks, and Wendy’s."

He said they also collected 36 beer cans and 17 one-litre oil containers, some still half full.

"Other items included a cell phone, ball cap, eye glasses, and a shirt," added Jim. 

Supporting the environment, in ways both small and large, is one of Rotary International's areas of focus. 
 
"Creating a distinct area of focus to support the environment will give Rotary members even more ways to bring about positive change in the world and increase our impact," according to Rotary International. 
 
You can read Why Climate Change is Rotary's Business at rotary.org to learn more. 
 
When our community needs a helping hand, Rotary Club of North Muskoka members like Jim S. step up. 
 
Community Living Huntsville hosted a COVID-19 vaccination clinic in April for consenting people they support, their essential caregivers and staff, and needed volunteers like Jim to make the day run smoothly. He and others helped usher vaccinated individuals safely through the building to designated rest areas. Roughly 80 people received the safeguard against the virus on the day.
 
Thank you, Jim, and your fellow volunteers, for your selflessness!
 
Rotary Club of North Mukoka member Amber take moment on Earth Day, April 22, during her daily exercise to collect some litter around her neighbourhood. And that makes sense for her, not only because she, like other members, is dedicated to environment as a citizen, but also because supporting the environment, in ways both small and large, is one of Rotary International's areas of focus. 
 
"Creating a distinct area of focus to support the environment will give Rotary members even more ways to bring about positive change in the world and increase our impact," according to Rotary International. 
 
You can read Why Climate Change is Rotary's Business at rotary.org to learn more. 
 
And stay tuned to our website in the days ahead for more examples of physically distanced environmentalism from members in honour of Earth Day 2021. 
 
Rotary Club of North Muskoka members invited Marcy Hill, ministry director for The Door Youth Centre in Huntsville, to share some stories about the nonprofit organization's road so far in the COVID-19 pandemic.
(Photos by Rotarian Nick)
 
What's a breakfast club without muffins? Rotary Club of North Muskoka members put their pastry skills to the test with a virtual muffin-making workshop hosted by Rotarian, and former Soul Sistas Restaurant and Cafe owner, Lorraine for a fun meeting activity in March. But how did they turn out?
 
The Rotaract Club of Muskoka is selling native white pine, white spruce, silver maple and white oak trees for $15 each and has partnered with area Rotary clubs, like our Rotary Club of North Muskoka, to offer pickup locations across Muskoka.
 
 
High market prices, low rental vacancy rates, and demand on the rise as more people relocate from cities to smaller communities like Huntsville. The housing crisis in Huntsville, Muskoka and Ontario is on everyone's mind. And our club asked Huntsville deputy mayor Nancy Alcock, chair of the town's planning committee, to share her perspective and what solutions are on the table.
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