Community Service

Rotary Eco Gardens, Cornwall, Ontario

BMX Track

The Club helped with the establishment of a BMX Track at Guindon Park off Floral Drive, with an initial contribution of $10,000 in 2017, followed by an additional $8000 between 2019-2023.

Cornwall Community Hospital - Chemotherapy Unit

Pledge of $30,000 to the Cornwall Community Hospital for the chemotherapy unit in 2014.
Pledge of $60,000 over 5 years, started in 2006, to the Cornwall Community Hospital Foundation. This pledge was completed in 2010.

Benson Centre

Pledge of $50,000 over 5 years, starting in 2010, for the Cornwall 3+1 Project, now known as the Benson Centre.  This pledge was paid off in 2013.

Boys and Girls Club of Cornwall, Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry

Pledge of $45,000 over 3 years, started in 2008-2009, to the Boys and Girls Club, assisted by a District Simplified Grant from the Rotary Foundation. We could not use that money for construction, so we paid for everything inside the washrooms, toilets, sinks, and taps.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cornwall

Renovations in 2008-2009 to the Big Brothers, Big Sisters building for $18,000, assisted by a District Simplified Grant from the Rotary Foundation.

Rotary Clock Tower

Rotary Clock Tower is one of the most well-known landmarks in Cornwall.

Cornwall Rotary Outdoor Gym

A total of $65,000 was raised by the Cornwall Rotary Club and the Sunrise Cornwall Rotary Club to help fund the purchase and installation of equipment at the Rotary Outdoor Gym in Lamoureux Park. Opened in 2016, the unique project features 10 pieces of gym equipment in an easily accessible area between the splash pad and Cornwall Community Museum. The fitness equipment ranges from cardiovascular endurance to upper and lower strength training. 

Rotary Eco Garden Enhancements in Lamoureux Park

Our club established the Rotary Eco Park, enhanced by the Rotary gazebo which was built as a Rotary International Centennial project in 2005.
Read more details here about this important work.

Rotary Eco Garden in Lamoureux Park

The Rotary Eco Gardens project was officially launched in 1997 with $100,000 commitment by the Club in collaboration with various partners. Refer to the Club History Page for more information.

Other Community Involvement

Over the years, we have been involved directly, and with partners, in community enhancement projects such as:
Drivers for Canadian Council for the Blind (CCB) every month
Blood Donor clinic in December of each year
Service Club Council
Children’s' Christmas Fund