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 [...]

October 2010

Over $2600 Raised at Dog Walk

By |2010-10-18T21:39:00-04:00October 18th, 2010|Uncategorized|

Preliminary results indicate that the Oct 16 Dog Walk for Turtles raised over $2,600! Thank you to everyone who came out to show their support for the KTTC. We beat our goal of $2000! Final results will be posted here soon! Check out photos taken by our volunteers! If you have pics to add please [...]

July 2010

Kathleen Chong’s Creative Contribution

By |2010-07-04T15:00:00-04:00July 4th, 2010|Kids, Uncategorized|

KTTC volunteers & supporters are forever coming up with new ways to raise money for the turtles. Eight-year-old Kathleen Chong decided (on her own) to bake chocolate-chip cookies to sell to raise money for KTTC. She stopped by the centre on Friday after school with a dish of money ($29.41), a super-proud Mum, and a [...]

May 2010

Art of the Turtle 2010 Raises $13K!

By |2010-05-31T19:10:00-04:00May 31st, 2010|Events, Past Events, Uncategorized|

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, [...]

March 2010

T-shirts & More For Sale Online!

By |2010-03-15T13:43:00-04:00March 15th, 2010|Uncategorized|

The KTTC launched its online store back in December, selling calendars and bumper stickers to the holiday crowd. Since then we’ve added memberships & t-shirts – and there’s more to come so visit often!

February 2010

2009 Calendar Campaign a Success!

By |2010-02-02T18:40:35-04:00February 2nd, 2010|Uncategorized|

Since 2003 the Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre has been selling calendars to raise funds for our turtle rehabilitation program. This year we raised a thousand dollars – that’s enough to buy and equip 6 large turtle tanks (for housing painted, Blanding’s, Wood, or Map Turtles) with proper filtering and lighting! Over the years the calendars [...]

November 2009

Turtle Crawl Walk-a-thon a Success!

By |2009-11-16T16:11:00-04:00November 16th, 2009|Uncategorized|

This past Saturday the 1st annual Turtle Crawl Walk-a-thon raised a grand total of $2, 237.20 for the KTTC - That’s almost enough to cover our operating expenses for the month! Congratulations to event organizer Brooke Bays for a job well done, and thanks to all who came out or made pledges to the walkers. [...]

August 2009

Examiner reports on KTTC fundraising efforts

By |2009-08-02T03:18:00-04:00August 2nd, 2009|Uncategorized|

Peterborough Examiner columnist Kelly McGillis included a piece about the KTTC's new shirts in her fundraising column yesterday. The local media have been very supportive in helping us keep the community informed of the many changes we've been going through this year. Since we have now moved to a location where we need to pay [...]

June 2009

New T-shirts available!

By |2009-06-19T19:16:00-04:00June 19th, 2009|Kids, Uncategorized|

Our new t-shirts are finally ready! It was difficult to choose a single winner from all the wonderful designs that were entered in our design contest. After some tough deliberation we declared Lindsey Woodcock of Bowmanville High School the winner. The KTTC would like to thank Ricart’s of Peterborough for giving us a great deal [...]