Yearly Archives: 2011

April 2011

The Art of the Turtle 2011

By |2011-04-27T09:12:19-04:00April 27th, 2011|Events, Uncategorized|

Friday, May 13, 2011 7-10pm, viewing at 6pm Peterborough Public Library $20 KTTC members / $30 non-members Tickets available now online or at Titles Bookstore (379 George St N, Peterborough) Last year's The Art of the Turtle event raised over $13,000 for the KTTC! The event was a resounding success, and our volunteers [...]

Feature Volunteer: Sam Conroy

By |2011-04-25T09:12:19-04:00April 25th, 2011|Outreach, Turtle Hospital, Uncategorized, Volunteers|

Sam Conroy is KTTC’s resident Wormologist. Sam has been a turtle person since her childhood when she was given a red eared slider to care for. Throughout her teaching career Sam has worked with her students to introduce them to the outdoors and to the plants and animals of the wetlands in their own neighbourhoods. [...]

Anne Trimm

By |2011-04-18T19:22:41-04:00April 18th, 2011|Uncategorized, Volunteers|

Anne Trimm has been a turtle lover for several years and has also been active in helping rescue dogs and cats. Westies are her special passion, but she also fosters injured cats while they recover, and has rescued countless numbers of turtles and other wild animals on her regular walks in the rural area where [...]

Spring Cottage Life Show

By |2011-04-04T09:12:19-04:00April 4th, 2011|Outreach, Uncategorized|

There's no better way to shake the winter blahs than to get out and talk turtle with cottagers and other outdoor enthusiasts at spring tradeshows. This year 15 volunteers took turns manning the KTTC Cottage Life Show March 25-27! The booth was situated in the kids activity zone, giving us an opportunity to get kids [...]

Feature Volunteer: Lysa Borland

By |2011-04-04T09:12:19-04:00April 4th, 2011|Uncategorized, Volunteers|

I first became aware of KTTC through a friend of mine in the fall of 2007. With a little bit of arm twisting I began my current role as treasurer in the spring of 2008. It's been a challenging and exciting time to be part of the organization throughout this period. I have been employed [...]

March 2011

February 2011

Bake Sale raises $620!!!

By |2011-02-26T09:12:19-04:00February 26th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Yesterday's bake sale was a huge success -- at least 100 people stopped by our table of goodies over the course of four hours. One of the tellers at the bank commented that at times there was a longer lineup at our bake table that at the tellers! The Peterborough Square branch of TD Bank [...]

January 2011

Talking Turtle at Lansdowne Place

By |2011-01-21T09:12:19-04:00January 21st, 2011|Outreach, Uncategorized|

Saturday shoppers flocked to a KTTC booth to "talk turtle" with our volunteers. The booth was set up at Lansdowne Place in Peterborough. T-shirts and plush turtle toys were also a hit with the shoppers, and we raised $300 - which will go directly to operating expenses for our turtle hospital.

KTTC on Cogeco TV’s Focus

By |2011-01-19T13:52:11-04:00January 19th, 2011|Turtle Hospital, Uncategorized|

Focus caught up with KTTC in the spring of 2010 to film releases of 2 turtles. The program will on Cogeco Peterborough: Feb 1 at 6:30 pm Feb 2at 6:00pm Feb 4 at 11:30am Feb 5 at 1:30pm Feb 6 at 1:30pm and 5pm Watch a clip from the upcoming show on Cogeco Peterborough's website.  

Feature Volunteer: Annita Newell

By |2011-01-19T09:12:19-04:00January 19th, 2011|Uncategorized, Volunteers|

I took early retirement in 2005 and after a few years of catering to my own need for a break from responsibility, it was time to start giving back to the community. I joined the KTTC as a board member in February of 2009 on the suggestion of a friend who knew of my interest [...]

Feature Volunteer: Cindy Woolley

By |2011-01-15T09:12:19-04:00January 15th, 2011|Kids, Outreach, Uncategorized, Volunteers|

My introduction to the KTTC was through one of the original volunteers, Cathy Dixon. My daughter Samantha Woolley needed to start her volunteer hours in high school. Talking to Cathy at work (TD Canada Trust) she suggested that we join her at Lansdowne Place to help with an outreach day. Seeing as we did not [...]