A benefit concert held on Saturday, March 19 raised $206.27 for the KTTC! Thank you to Campfire Bonfire, Liam Rutledge, and Them Blades, and all who attended for supporting the KTTC.
Thank you EVERYONE for making The Art of the Turtle a huge success! With our move to a new location last May, the past year has been a time of rapid growth for our small charity. This growth has brought many challenges, but also opened up even more wonderful opportunities. Along with many other firsts, [...]
Watch this CHEX News @ 5:30 episode from Monday, May 10 for a sneak peak at the 100 pieces of artwork that will be up for sale next Friday, May 14th, at "The Art of the Turtle".Make sure to get your tickets ahead of timeand invite your friends on facebook!
100 pieces of original artwork -- most featuring turtles -- will be auctioned on May 14 to raise money for the Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre, a hospital dedicated solely to Ontario’s native turtles. “The Art of the Turtle” event in the auditorium at the Peterborough Public Library, will celebrate World Turtle Day with an array [...]
by J. RoutledgeThe 2010 Annual General Meeting was very successful and had a great turn-out.There were a number of presentations including one from Tracy McNaught, updating the group on the many events and advances of 2009.These changes included the move to our new facility and welcoming Dr. Sue Carstairs to our team, as veterinarian. Dr. [...]
The KTTC celebrated World Water Day at an event co-hosted by the Canadian Canoe Museum and the Lakeland Alliance.See if you can spot our volunteers in the CHEX news footage of the event:http://www.chextv.com/videos/Newswatch_WorldWaterDay.WMV
For the second summer in a row the Riverview Park and Zoo in Peterborough has set up an exhibit to spread the word about the amphibian crisis. This year they have invited the KTTC to set up a display about Turtles of the Kawarthas. Come on down to the Dobbin Building (aka the old monkey [...]
The KTTC would like to thank the Peterborough Chapters who allowed us to promote World Turtle Day on May 23, 2009 with an information booth at their store. Thank you to volunteers Cindy, Sam and Annita for helping get the word out about World Turtle Day!