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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!

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

The Top Five LiveWorkPlay Stories of 2013

December 30, 2013

We asked ourselves “What were the TOP FIVE LiveWorkPlay stories of 2013?” To answer that question we used the insight statistics from our Facebook page. This is far from perfect (not every LiveWorkPlay story finds its best expression on Facebook) but we can say with confidence, the top five definitely attracted massive attention! There were… Continue reading The Top Five LiveWorkPlay Stories of 2013

A Festive Celebration To Remember

December 10, 2013

The LiveWorkPlay Festive Family Feast of December 6, 2013, was a night that many will remember for years to come. Although traditionally this is an event that is mainly about dressing in holiday jumpers and enjoying a social dinner, this year there was simply too much to celebrate to put off formal ceremonies until the… Continue reading A Festive Celebration To Remember

Annual General Meeting 2013 Celebrates Individual & Community Progress

September 30, 2013

LiveWorkPlay hosts the annual Engines of Success recognition banquet every April as a celebration of individuals with intellectual disabilities, volunteers, community partners, and others who help make Ottawa a more inclusive city. The Welcome Back Family Feast and Annual General Meeting is held each September in order to conduct the required business of a non-profit… Continue reading Annual General Meeting 2013 Celebrates Individual & Community Progress

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