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The LiveWorkPlay News: Make A Buzz May 11!

April 10, 2017

LEAD STORY: MAKE A BUZZ OTTAWA CELEBRATES CANADA 150 ON MAY 11 It’s one of Ottawa’s best-attended and most-enjoyed community celebrations! Make A Buzz Ottawa brings together an enthusiastic and diverse crowd of more than 300 to recognize individuals and organizations who contribute to a welcoming and inclusive community. We are pleased to have Sandy… Continue reading The LiveWorkPlay News: Make A Buzz May 11!

LiveWorkPlay: Our New Year’s Resolutions for 2017! Résolutions de la nouvelle année!

December 21, 2016

It’s been a remarkable 2016, and you can read all about it right here in our more than 30 blog entries! At LiveWorkPlay we do pay close attention to what we’ve learned from the past, but we also focus on moving forward and getting better. To that end, the staff team and our board chair… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay: Our New Year’s Resolutions for 2017! Résolutions de la nouvelle année!

Summer Buzz At LiveWorkPlay

August 18, 2016

It’s been a long hot summer supporting our members to enjoy all the recreation and social opportunities of the season, and we’ve also developed some amazing outcomes in summer employment. We realize that no one wants to read a long newsletter in the middle of August so please visit our Facebook page for additional photos and… Continue reading Summer Buzz At LiveWorkPlay

$29,000 of Dreams Worth Living raised by Algonquin PR students!

April 19, 2016

After an incredible journey that started back in the fall with 60 students in the Algonquin College Public Relations program breaking into 10 teams to champion a potential charity as a beneficiary, the Dreams Worth Living campaign for LiveWorkPlay wrapped up last night at the Heart and Crown in the Byward Market. The eleven (yes,… Continue reading $29,000 of Dreams Worth Living raised by Algonquin PR students!

LiveWorkPlay Celebrates National Volunteer Week 2016!

April 15, 2016

THANK YOU VOLUNTEERS! It’s National Volunteer Week, so although we’ll be celebrating our volunteers a month from now, we did want to take this opportunity for an extra “thank you” and a tip of the hat to volunteer, Michael Friedman who organized and hosted a comedy night fundraiser! Like everyone else in Ottawa the spring… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Celebrates National Volunteer Week 2016!

Time To Spring Ahead And Make A Buzz!

March 11, 2016

WELCOME AND THANK YOU If you are a new subscriber, welcome! And a thanks goes out to all of our existing supporters. We’ve not been in touch by e-news since December. This is not due to a lack of action, but rather some overwhelmingly positive developments that have required a 20% expansion in our staff… Continue reading Time To Spring Ahead And Make A Buzz!

Happy Holidays and December Updates from LiveWorkPlay

December 16, 2015

THANK YOU FOR YOUR GENEROSITY LiveWorkPlay received more than $10,000 in donations in the first two weeks of December in addition to scheduled monthly and annual donations. Thank you!  Donor dollars make it possible for LiveWorkPlay to invest in more direct help for individuals with intellectual disabilities and to effectively advocate for more inclusive local, provincial and national communities!… Continue reading Happy Holidays and December Updates from LiveWorkPlay

“Be Not Forgotten” a Message of Hope Received!

December 4, 2015

From a letter from a private donor to LiveWorkPlay Co-Leader Julie Kingstone dated December 1, 2015: I’m pleased to be writing you on Giving Tuesday, and am buoyed by the recent Ontario news that workshops for people with intellectual disabilities will begin to be close, and that the future does indeed look much more inclusive… Continue reading “Be Not Forgotten” a Message of Hope Received!

Algonquin College PR Students Make A Buzz for LiveWorkPlay!

November 23, 2015

UPDATE: Algonquin PR Students Select LiveWorkPlay For This Year’s Fundraising Campaign! Every year the first year Public Relations students at Algonquin College throw a fundraising campaign for a charity of their choice. Over the past 30 years, the students have raised $300,000 for charity, and this year’s event is expected to raise over $20,000. The… Continue reading Algonquin College PR Students Make A Buzz for LiveWorkPlay!

Fred Dixon featured on AMI This Week, LiveWorkPlay facilitates connection to Ottawa Swordplay

October 20, 2015

The new season of AMI This Week includes a feature with LiveWorkPlay member Fred Dixon and his relationship with Ottawa Swordplay. Below are some screen captures from the video which you can watch here. Special thanks to Caitlin Fortier, Fred’s Community Connector. Just like her behind-the-scenes involvement in helping Fred have success with his interests in… Continue reading Fred Dixon featured on AMI This Week, LiveWorkPlay facilitates connection to Ottawa Swordplay

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