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LiveWorkPlay Make A Buzz Ottawa 2018 Live Event Video!

May 25, 2018

It is not the biggest community recognition event in Ottawa, but if you watch this video, we feel confident that for spirit of celebration, it’s simply the best! See and/or hear for yourself! If you want to enjoy a specific ceremony, check out this handy list, with links that will jump you to exactly where… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Make A Buzz Ottawa 2018 Live Event Video!

LiveWorkPlay Welcomes Delegation from Republic of Korea!

May 25, 2018

On Wednesday, May 24, LiveWorkPlay was honoured by a visit from a delegation of social services professionals from Gyeonggi Province, near Seoul, South Korea. Gyeonggi is home to one of the most vibrant and modern urban economies in the world, with well-known corporations from Samsung and LG to Kia and Hyundai, and to top it… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Welcomes Delegation from Republic of Korea!

LiveWorkPlay Make A Buzz Ottawa 2018: Event Photo Journal

May 14, 2018

Since 2015, Make A Buzz Ottawa has been a two-room St. Anthony’s Banquet Hall extravaganza. We start with a cocktail hour with appetizers, silent auction, and photo booth, and then make our way into the dining hall for a sit-down meal, recognition ceremonies, and awards to individuals and organizations who promote inclusion in Ottawa and… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Make A Buzz Ottawa 2018: Event Photo Journal

Annual Family Gathering Celebrates Togetherness with Music by Chicken Fried

March 26, 2018

Every year on a Friday close to April 1, LiveWorkPlay hosts the Foolish Family Feast. Whenever it lands right on April Fool’s, we enjoy a few jokes and dress for the occasion. Interesting hats are the most popular celebratory apparel. Because the event also occurs close to World Down Syndrome Day on March 21, a… Continue reading Annual Family Gathering Celebrates Togetherness with Music by Chicken Fried

The LiveWorkPlay News: January 2018

January 24, 2018

WELCOME TO 2018 We finished out 2017 by being thankful to the community for supporting LiveWorkPlay through some interesting challenges, including the closure of our office building due to flooding at the end of October. As reported, we have established temporary headquarters at St. Anthony’s Banquet & Conference Hall, awaiting re-opening of the Pebb Building at the… Continue reading The LiveWorkPlay News: January 2018

A Message of Thanks and Gratitude from LiveWorkPlay

December 21, 2017

UPDATE: as of December 22, we have matched $5000 in donations from our anonymous donor. We have $5000 remaining to be matched by December 31. There’s nothing like facing challenges to find yourself in situations where you are surprised and humbled by the generosity of others. I am often asked about the most important life… Continue reading A Message of Thanks and Gratitude from LiveWorkPlay

LiveWorkPlay Joins National Cash Mob, Celebrating International Day of Persons with Disabilities, December 3, 2017

December 3, 2017

This observance has always been a favoured opportunity for LiveWorkPlay to celebrate progress towards a more inclusive local, provincial, national, and international community. In fact, all of our guiding statements – mission, vision, and values – were derived from the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. This year we turned International Day of Persons… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Joins National Cash Mob, Celebrating International Day of Persons with Disabilities, December 3, 2017

Congratulating Emily Menard and Welch LLP and Dave Demers/Grant Webb and The WORKS Gourmet Burger Bistro

November 30, 2017

The 2017 edition of the annual Celebration of People awards hosted by Citizen Advocacy of Ottawa were filled with direct and indirect connections to our 22 year history. This included member Emily Menard receiving the Employee Award thanks to a nomination from colleagues Welch LLP, and Grant Webb accepting the Employer Award for The Works Barrhaven, The Works Orleans, The Works… Continue reading Congratulating Emily Menard and Welch LLP and Dave Demers/Grant Webb and The WORKS Gourmet Burger Bistro

LiveWorkPlay: Summertime News!

June 9, 2017

SUMMER IS OUR BUSY SEASON! While it might be a regular pattern for some government, private, and non-profit organizations to slow down during the summer season, it’s arguably the busiest time of year at LiveWorkPlay! Here’s some of what is happening: we’ve hired four summer students who are completing training and will be helping with employment,… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay: Summertime News!

Make A Buzz Ottawa 2017: What A Night!

May 15, 2017

Make A Buzz Ottawa evolved out of a merger of two events, the former Recipe for Success (a fundraising auction) and Engines of Success (awards banquet). The change began in 2015 when LiveWorkPlay celebrated its 20th anniversary. The event now raises about the same amount of money ($30,000) but the focus is more on community… Continue reading Make A Buzz Ottawa 2017: What A Night!

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