LiveWorkPlay Community Celebrates Togetherness At The Welcome Back BBQ 2023 (September 6)
September 6, 2023
It’s a new LiveWorkPlay tradition, now in year two: the Welcome Back Family BBQ at TD Place! The agenda is deliberately light, very kid-friendly (for kids of ages), and focused on enjoying delicious food, cold beverages, and great conversation. There is only one formal agenda item for the evening, the annual staff recognition ceremony (remarks… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Community Celebrates Togetherness At The Welcome Back BBQ 2023 (September 6)
Welcome To Spring Family Feast – Special Live Edition of The LiveWorkPlay News!
March 24, 2023
Over 100 members and supporters of the LiveWorkPlay community got together for a casual evening of food and fun on March 23, 2023. We celebrated World Down Syndrome Day (March 21) with a special Top 21 countdown and a live edition of The LiveWorkPlay News! An extensive photo album is available on our Facebook page.
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
Celebrating the Life of Pat McBride
May 22, 2021
From the obituary in the Ottawa Citizen – please scroll down for our LiveWorkPlay tribute. Patricia Ann McBride April 30, 1949 – May 18, 2021 Patricia passed away peacefully at Ottawa’s May Court Hospice following a lengthy fight against cancer. Pat was a wife, mother, friend, educator, liver transplant recipient, mentor and care giver to… Continue reading Celebrating the Life of Pat McBride
Ideas Were Cooking On The FMC Hot Stove!
February 6, 2019
On February 3rd, Families Matter Cooperative offered a unique networking and knowledge exchange event called “The Hot Stove and Collab.” This interactive event was designed to offer parents, siblings and caregivers with new tools, knowledge and information on the future of housing for persons with developmental disabilities. Moderated by CBC journalist Ashley Wright, “The Hot… Continue reading Ideas Were Cooking On The FMC Hot Stove!
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
LiveWorkPlay Festive Family Feast 2018 A Night To Remember
December 8, 2018
Holiday celebrations are one of the oldest of all LiveWorkPlay traditions, starting with a December “family brunch” way back in 1998. Therefore, to make claims about the 2018 Festive Family Feast as one of the greatest of all time must be done with some caution. So let us say instead that thanks to the presence… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Festive Family Feast 2018 A Night To Remember
LiveWorkPlay Fall Season News 2018: Celebrating Disability Employment Awareness Month, Launching “Just Enough Support”
October 16, 2018
CONGRATULATIONS DANIEL: CELEBRATING DISABILITY EMPLOYMENT AWARENESS MONTH October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) also celebrated as Disability Employment Awareness Month (DEAM) in provincial and local jurisdictions. At LiveWorkPlay we typically focus our employment celebrations on December 3rd (International Day of Persons with Disabilities) and our Make A Buzz Ottawa event (see above) but the timing… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Fall Season News 2018: Celebrating Disability Employment Awareness Month, Launching “Just Enough Support”
Welcome Back Family Feast 2018
September 10, 2018
What a great tradition! Families, volunteers, staff, and other supporters getting together to celebrate belonging, renew friendships, and build new relationships! On September 7, 2018, we welcomed newcomers, and remembered Xavier Plaus, a long-time supporter and father of member Jalynn Plaus, who passed away on September 5. “X” was famous for his sense of humour,… Continue reading Welcome Back Family Feast 2018
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!