Discover Tillsonburg Spring 2019

Celebrating 50 Years of Rotary Youth Exchange SEEING THE WORLD

Written by Jason Weiler F or 50 years, youth have been coming to and traveling abroad from Tillsonburg on long-term exchanges (one year). During that time approximately 80 Tillsonburgers have visited other countries, and Tillsonburg has been host to nearly 70 long-term exchange youth. The program offers great opportunities for kids looking to get out and experience the world, and needs significant involvement from the community to be successful. Youth exchange is a global Rotary initiative that has been operating for over 90 years, offering life experiences to youth, developing leadership skills and helping promote peace and understanding. Each year, more than 80 countries and over 8,000

From left: Rachel Mann, Bob Marsden and Luanna Amarilla


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