March 2012

New Equipment Donated by KCVI

By |2012-03-15T14:43:49-05:00March 15th, 2012|Kids, Turtle Hospital, Uncategorized|

KTTC would like to give a round of applause to three generous donors. Marc Oullette, of Little RES-Q , donated some lights, fliters, and other equipment to the hospital. Pierre La Chapelle revamped an anesthetic machine for us at no charge. And students of the Environment Club at Kingston Collegiate Vocational Institute raised enough money [...]

Bowlathon, Sunday, April 22nd

By |2012-03-01T10:11:03-05:00March 1st, 2012|Events, Uncategorized|

Put together a team, collect pledges from friends, family, and co-workers, and challenge “The Stinkpots” (the KTTC's first team - more to come!). Bowling and shoe rental is free, but each participant must raise a minimum of $50. The event is being organized by Morello’s Independent Grocers, all proceeds benefit KTTC. For more details, sign-up [...]

February 2012

Keele St. Mountview Alternative School

By |2012-02-20T16:13:59-05:00February 20th, 2012|Kids, Uncategorized|

Erika, Christina, Raheal, Millie and Diyora (missing from photo) are 5 grade 6 students from Keele St. Mountview Alternative School in Toronto that raised close to $500 for turtles! They made bracelets and bookmarks to sell, collected donations in lieu of birthday gifts, and even donated their allowance!!  Kate from KTTC visited the school to [...]

Feature Volunteer: Laura Irving

By |2012-02-06T08:03:34-05:00February 6th, 2012|Uncategorized, Volunteers|

My passion for animals began in the early years. As a child it was all about cats (domestic & wild) and owls. I was fascinated by both and knew then how lucky we are to have wildlife in our world. It wasn't until many years later I had the opportunity to help wildlife that are [...]

October 2011

Lemonade with Twist – for Turtles!

By |2011-10-17T18:18:42-05:00October 17th, 2011|Kids, Uncategorized|

Scarlet, Ruby and Margaret ran a lemonade stand this past summer. But this stand wasn't your garden variety allowance supplement... The girls raised $93.60 and donated it all to the KTTC to help run the hospital for turtles! Thank you ladies, and thank you to all your customers in Sturgeon Point, City of Kawartha Lakes! [...]

September 2011

Revenge of the Turtles Preview Party

By |2011-09-18T09:14:06-05:00September 18th, 2011|Events, Past Events, Uncategorized|

Revenge of the Turtles is a volunteer fundraising project for the benefit of the Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre, which will ultimately see the production of an original CD, showcasing some of the finest musical talent in the Kawarthas. The volunteers held a CD Prevue Party on Sept 8 which netted $1500 for the project. Many [...]

Jordyn’s Birthday Gift to KTTC

By |2011-09-08T09:15:31-05:00September 8th, 2011|Kids, Uncategorized|

Jordyn absolutely loves animals. For her 7th birthday she asked the kids invited to her birthday party to donate money to a charity in lieu of bringing a present. She and her family decided to find a local animal charity, and after doing some research online they chose the KTTC. The $55 donated by Jordyn, [...]

August 2011

Congratulations Greeting Card Contest Winners!

By |2011-08-11T09:14:06-05:00August 11th, 2011|Kids, Uncategorized|

In celebration of the Year of the Turtle, we held a contest to design new greeting cards. Entries were judged based on originality (uniqueness of design), creativity, and best interpretation of the KTTC theme. Judging was tough as we received drawings from all over Ontario, but in the end we chose 10 designs to feature [...]

July 2011

Get Your Turtle Tee at Sherbrooke Heights Animal Hospital

By |2011-07-20T09:14:06-05:00July 20th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Dr Kristy Hiltz was one of the founders - and the orginal vet - of the Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre. And she continues to help the KTTC in many ways, including collecting donations from customers and selling trauma centre merchandise! So, if you want one of our spiffy new shirts - but don't want to [...]

BBQ raises $2500!

By |2011-07-17T09:14:06-05:00July 17th, 2011|Uncategorized|

On July 16 Pet Supply Warehouse held fundraising BBQ and donated 10% of their sales for the day to KTTC. Smokey Joe's Meats and Annderosa Doggy Day Care donated the hamburgers and hot dogs. The event was a HUGE success, raising $2500!!!

May 2011

2nd Annual Art of the Turtle Raises $7K!

By |2017-02-13T21:30:14-05:00May 30th, 2011|Events, Past Events, Uncategorized|

Just a sampling of the 70 pieces of artwork that were up for auction! Seventy pieces of art were sold by live and silent auction at our second annual "The Art of the Turtle" on May 14. Organizers estimate that the event raised $7,000 for the KTTC! More details and further thank yous will be [...]

April 2011

The Art of the Turtle 2011

By |2011-04-27T09:12:19-05:00April 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 [...]