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: 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!
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!
Siblings Helen and Paul Share Lessons Learned and Raise Concerns About Key Support Issues
February 2, 2016
Paul Knoll has just returned from a trip to Turks and Caicos supported by LiveWorkPlay. Coming just a few days short of the anniversary of his mother’s death last year, Paul was unsure about coming on the trip, but his sister Helen Ries encouraged Paul, and you can see from the photos that he had… Continue reading Siblings Helen and Paul Share Lessons Learned and Raise Concerns About Key Support Issues
Celebrating Super September at LiveWorkPlay
September 29, 2015
20TH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING NEWS Wrapping up Super September at LiveWorkPlay was the 20th Annual General Meeting and Welcome Back Family Feast. Attendance of 140 set a new all-time record! The evening included the required corporate business of the night (as afederal non-profit corporation and registered charitable organization the AGM is critical to remaining in good standing)… Continue reading Celebrating Super September at LiveWorkPlay
Celebrating the Life of Emma Jean Francis Berringer
August 5, 2015
The service having ended just a few hours ago, those of us in the LiveWorkPlay community who knew Emma Jean Francis Berringer are nowhere close to getting over the shock of her passing at age 24. We share our grief with her extensive network of friends, with her parents Ross Berringer and Helen Francis, with… Continue reading Celebrating the Life of Emma Jean Francis Berringer
Reflections on a busy fall, looking ahead to an exciting winter!
November 12, 2014
A GREAT WELCOME BACK AT AGM 2014 The Welcome Back Family Feast and Annual General Meeting on September 19 was attended by more than 150 supporters and the upbeat atmosphere benefited from the presence of Her Excellency Sharon Johnston, who presented The Governor General’s Caring Canadian Award to 10 recipients. The award recognizes individuals who volunteer their… Continue reading Reflections on a busy fall, looking ahead to an exciting winter!
Ready For Spring?
February 21, 2014
It’s been a long Ottawa winter, even for outdoor enthusiasts, but spring will soon be upon us, and with it comes the busiest LiveWorkPlay season! Here is a quick summary of upcoming events: March 13: A free event hosted by United Way Ottawa! LiveWorkPlay will be added to the Wall of Inspiration at Ottawa City… Continue reading Ready For Spring?
LiveWorkPlay presentation to the Select Committee on Developmental Services
January 28, 2014
Click here to read the SELECT COMMITTEE ON DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES FINAL REPORT Update: follow-up communication delivered to all members of the Select Committee and the Clerk: As stated in our submission below, an issue of concern for LiveWorkPlay is the lack of province-wide measurement of relevant indicators of Ontario’s collective progress towards social inclusion for… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay presentation to the Select Committee on Developmental Services