Awards, Music, Comedy: LiveWorkPlay Make A Buzz Ottawa 2021, 26th Anniversary Celebration
May 8, 2021
Enjoy some of the popular segments from the LiveWorkPlay 26th Anniversary celebration, Make A Buzz Ottawa 2021 (May 6). In addition to awards, music, and comedy, we raised more than $5000 with our online auction and received a matching donation of $5000 via our longtime friends at Pylon Electronics. Thank you to all the generous… Continue reading Awards, Music, Comedy: LiveWorkPlay Make A Buzz Ottawa 2021, 26th Anniversary Celebration
LiveWorkPlay Winter Family Gathering Includes Surprise Announcement of EOON Award!
March 9, 2021
Moving our family gathering events (normally these are sit down dinners at St. Anthony’s Banquet Hall) online has presented many challenges and opportunities. Over the past year we have been learning to ensure we have music and laughter built in to the mix, and based on the 100% positive feedback from our March 5th live… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Winter Family Gathering Includes Surprise Announcement of EOON Award!
LiveWorkPlay Celebrates International Day of Persons with Disabilities at Festive Family Gathering: Community Builder Award!
December 5, 2020
It is normally our most popular family dinner gathering of the year, but of course we had to adapt and go online for the 2020 version of the LiveWorkPlay Festive Family Gathering. The evening was filled with holiday cheer, including singalongs and lots of laughs. We also commemorated International Day of Persons with Disabilities… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Celebrates International Day of Persons with Disabilities at Festive Family Gathering: Community Builder Award!
Make A Buzz Ottawa 2019
May 13, 2019
See also our Facebook album! The Make A Buzz Ottawa event was created in 2015 as part of our 20th anniversary celebrations, and represented a merger of two other events, Recipe for Success (auction fundraiser) and Engines of Success (community recognition celebration). Sold out in 2015, interest has not waned: as it has done every… Continue reading Make A Buzz Ottawa 2019
LiveWorkPlay Member and Supporter Barry Wellar Inducted to Order of Canada
March 14, 2019
LiveWorkPlay voting member Barry Wellar, founder of the My Own Home bursary (for people supported by the organization who move to a home of their own) was one of the Order of Canada recipients at today’s ceremony. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, invested 1 Companion, 2 Officers and 37 Members into… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Member and Supporter Barry Wellar Inducted to Order of Canada
Thank You for An Amazing 2018
December 12, 2018
INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES (+) It might be a one day commemoration (December 3) but International Day of Persons with Disabilities launched a full five days of advocacy and celebration for LiveWorkPlay members, staff, volunteers, and partners. The extra activity included the National Conference on Disability and Employment (December 4-5), International Volunteer Day (December 6), a Developmental Services… Continue reading Thank You for An Amazing 2018
On This Day Of Giving, A Story Of Recognition: LiveWorkPlay Co-Leader Keenan Wellar Surprised With Golden Key Honour
November 27, 2018
On this Giving Tuesday 2018, our co-leader Keenan Wellar will be leading our campaign that asks people to give. But he is humbled to also share the news of what he has just received: an Honourary Membership to the Golden Key International Honour Society! The world’s largest honor society, Golden Key was founded 29 November… Continue reading On This Day Of Giving, A Story Of Recognition: LiveWorkPlay Co-Leader Keenan Wellar Surprised With Golden Key Honour