Rotary Club of Peterborough auction to benefit Homeward Bound

The Peterborough Examiner | by Jessica Nyznik

Peterborough-Kawartha MP Maryam Monsef sits next to board chairwoman Bonnie Clark of Peterborough Housing Corporation, vice-president John Martyn of Mount Community Centre Board and manager Maisie Watson of Homeward Bound Peterborough program while she shares details of the 10-year, $40 billion National Housing Strategy - photo by Clifford Skarstedt , Examiner

The Rotary Club of Peterborough is gearing up for its annual auction later this month.

The event takes place at Jan. 26 at Peterborough Golf and Country Club.

The evening includes dinner and both a live and silent auction, with proceeds supporting Rotary projects and Homeward Bound Peterborough.

Homeward Bound aims to break the cycle of poverty for single mothers and their kids. It offers a four-year program that provides supports such as rent-geared-to-income housing for four years, after school programming for school-aged kids, two-year college tuition and free on-site daycare. (Read more…)