Rotary Club of 


Rotary Club of Ridgetown

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Service Projects

Past Projects - International

  • Sponsored 5 Limb Camps in Northern India
  • Sponsored a campaign in Canada to fund 120000 mosquito nets for boarding schools in Tanzania


Past Projects - Local

  • Built the Rotary Youth Centre on Ebenezer St.
  • Purchased the 1875 Galbraith home, now the Ridge House Museum
  • Built the pavilion in Watson Grove Park
  • Started the Palliative Care Equipment loan program
  • Purchased the first Zamboni for the Arena
  • Donated $25000 to the building of the Rudy Brown Centre at the Ridgetown Campus of the U. Of G.
  • Donated $20000 for the local MRI campaign
  • Donated $25000 to the building of the Howard Mutual Medical Care Centre
  • Donated $30000 to the refurbishing of the R.D.H.S. playing field
  • Purchased and installed benches along Main St.  
  • Donated $7500 to Chatham-Kent Hospice building program
  • Medical Centre
    Medical Centre
  • Rudy Brown Building
    Rudy Brown Building
  • Benches
  • Youth Centre
    Youth Centre
  • Watson Park
    Watson Park
  • RDHS Bleachers
    RDHS Bleachers
  • Fence Repairs
    Fence Repairs
  • Ridge House Museum
    Ridge House Museum
Medical Centre
Medical Centre

Ongoing Projects

  • Sponsor students to the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) conference
  • Semi-annually, clean up the ditches along HWY 21 to HWY 401
  • Annually provide over $1000 scholarships to the R.D.H.S. graduating class
  • Bi-annually, donate $1500 in books to local school and public libraries
  • Annually send a local high school student to the “Adventure in Citizenship” program in Ottawa
  • Participate in both the Christmas Parade and Easter Egg Hunt
  • Host an annual vintage auto and tractor show in Watson Grove in July
  • Annually decorate the downtown core with harvest decorations
  • Annually when possible, host an Rotary Exchange student
  • Collection of scrap steel  

  • Auto Show
    Auto Show
  • Scrap Metal
    Scrap Metal
  • Easter Egg Hunt
    Easter Egg Hunt
  • Christmas Parade
    Christmas Parade
  • BBQ
  • Harvest Decorations
    Harvest Decorations