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Rotary Club of Corner Brook plants tulips for World Polio Day

Chris Healey, president of the Rotary Club of Corner Brook, gets ready to drop a tulip bulb into the ground around the base for the new Corner Brook sign on West Street on Friday. The club planted over 100 tulip bulbs to mark World Polio Day.
Chris Healey, president of the Rotary Club of Corner Brook, gets ready to drop a tulip bulb into the ground around the base for the new Corner Brook sign on West Street on Oct. 23. The club planted more than 100 tulip bulbs to mark World Polio Day. - Diane Crocker
CORNER BROOK, N.L. —

Rotarian Trina Burden digs up the ground around the base for the new Corner Brook sign in Corner Brook on Oct. 23. The Rotary Club of Corner Brook planted over 100 tulip bulbs  - Diane Crocker
Rotarian Trina Burden digs up the ground around the base for the new Corner Brook sign in Corner Brook on Oct. 23. - Diane Crocker

Over 100 tulip bulbs were planted around the base for the new Corner Brook sign on West Street on Oct. 23.

The Rotary Club of Corner Brook planted the bulbs as a community project to mark World Polio Day, which is observed on Oct. 24.

Rotary members sold 166 boxes of tulip bulbs, raising over $4,000 for the Rotary End Polio Now Fund.

The boxes contained 25 bulbs and purchasers donated a couple out of each box back to the club for the community project.

Rotarians, Kathleen Snow, left, and Trina Burden helped plant over 100 tulip bulbs on West Street in Corner Brook on Oct. 23 - Diane Crocker
Rotarians, Kathleen Snow, left, and Trina Burden helped plant over 100 tulip bulbs on West Street in Corner Brook on Oct. 23 - Diane Crocker

Mayor Jim Parsons, left, and Chris Healey, president of the Rotary Club of Corner Brook, get ready to plant some tulip bulbs, a community project to mark World Polio Day, in Corner Brook on Oct. 23. - Diane Crocker
Mayor Jim Parsons, left, and Chris Healey, president of the Rotary Club of Corner Brook, get ready to plant some tulip bulbs, a community project to mark World Polio Day, in Corner Brook on Oct. 23. - Diane Crocker

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