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LiveWorkPlay Annual General Meeting Celebrates Resilience and Positive Change

June 27, 2022

On the evening of June 20, the LiveWorkPlay community met online for the 27th annual general meeting, which featured presentations by independent auditor Ross Holmes, Chair of the Board Daniel Spagnolo, Chair of the Governance Committee Kate Sherwood, Chair of the Stewardship Committee Robin McIntyre, Director of Operations Julie Kingstone, and Director of Communications Keenan… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Annual General Meeting Celebrates Resilience and Positive Change

LiveWorkPlay Welcome To Summer BBQ Lifts Spirits At TD Place

June 16, 2022

The LiveWorkPlay Welcome To Summer BBQ was held at Lansdowne Park, at the TD Place Stadium Log Cabin in Lansdowne Park, on the evening of June 15, 2022! We ate of course, played soccer, celebrated Paul Knoll as the recipient of this year’s Rob More Good Life Award, and introduced the entire staff team (including… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Welcome To Summer BBQ Lifts Spirits At TD Place

LiveWorkPlay Make A Buzz Ottawa 27th Anniversary Celebration and Auction, May 5, 2022

May 9, 2022

The LiveWorkPlay Make A Buzz Ottawa 27th Anniversary Party was a two-hour online extravaganza with a live auction that raised more than $5000, another edition of The LiveWorkPlay News (guest co-host Allison Moores), the Top Twelve stories of 2021-2022 (guest presenter Jennifer Harris), Community Partner Awards with guest presenter Ryan Nevitt delivering the awards to… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Make A Buzz Ottawa 27th Anniversary Celebration and Auction, May 5, 2022

Festive Family Gathering Celebrates The Holiday Spirit

December 15, 2021

On December 9, the LiveWorkPlay community gathered online for stories, music, prizes, and surprises! More than 100 guests turned out for the live music of Kenny Hayes, the latest broadcast of The LiveWorkPlay News, special announcements, comedy, and surprise donation of $20,000!

Exciting News At The LiveWorkPlay Welcome Back Family Gathering

September 10, 2021

We are pleased to share a selection of segments from our Welcome Back Family Gathering on September 9, 2021 attended online by more than 100 of our members, families, volunteers, staff, and community partners. It was an evening to remember, with prizes and surprises – everything from a 50th wedding anniversary breaking news about new… Continue reading Exciting News At The LiveWorkPlay Welcome Back Family Gathering

World Down Syndrome Day 2021

March 19, 2021

Greetings to all LiveWorkPlay members, families, staff, volunteers, and supporters in Ottawa and across the world. My name is Analisa Kiskis and it is my honour to represent LiveWorkPlay in commemorating United Nations World Down Syndrome Day, which is celebrated every March 21. This event takes place on the 21st day of the 3rd month… Continue reading World Down Syndrome Day 2021

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!

World Down Syndrome Day 2020

March 21, 2020

It’s World Down Syndrome Day! World Down Syndrome Day, observed on 21 March every year, is a global event which has been officially observed by the United Nations since 2012. Down syndrome is a naturally occurring chromosomal arrangement. People with Down syndrome do not need pity and they don’t need a cure. But they do… Continue reading World Down Syndrome Day 2020

LiveWorkPlay Celebrates World Down Syndrome Day (March 21)

March 21, 2019

(Information adapted from the United Nations World Down Syndrome Day website). World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD) is observed on 21 March every year, because being a person with Down syndrome means that your 21st chromosome is different. On this day, people with Down syndrome and those who live and work with them throughout the world,… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Celebrates World Down Syndrome Day (March 21)

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

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