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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

Remembering Rob More

September 24, 2013

Robert More died tragically in the Fallowfield bus crash of September 18. He was on his way to IBM where he had been working for the past decade. Rob was one of the pioneering members of LiveWorkPlay back in 1999 when he joined the team at the Bronson Community Thrift Centre, a social enterprise experiment… Continue reading Remembering Rob More

All The LiveWorkPlay News From June 2013!

July 3, 2013

ALL THE NEWS FROM JUNE 2013 June 6, 2013: A Night To Remember It’s the stuff of LiveWorkPlay legend: giving out awards in front of an audience of 250 at the annual Engines of Success recognition banquet while at the same time receiving a Community Builder of the Year award on the other side of… Continue reading All The LiveWorkPlay News From June 2013!

What A Night! LiveWorkPlay Celebrates Community, Community Celebrates LiveWorkPlay!

June 7, 2013

It was one of those nights that will surely require notation in our historical record! As LiveWorkPlay was hosting the 8th annual Engines of Success recognition event at St. Anthony’s Banquet Hall, the United Way Ottawa Community Builder Gala was taking place at the Ottawa Convention Centre, with a Community Builder of the Year award… Continue reading What A Night! LiveWorkPlay Celebrates Community, Community Celebrates LiveWorkPlay!

Sharing Our Bite Of The Big Apple: Report From The YAI Conference

May 16, 2013

As described in a previous news story 10/11 members of the LiveWorkPlay full-time staff team spent time in New York City for a staff retreat combined with attending and presenting at the YAI International Conference that featured a theme of neurodiversity. What does neurodiversity mean? Neurodiversity is the acceptance and embrace of people with cognitive… Continue reading Sharing Our Bite Of The Big Apple: Report From The YAI Conference

Get On Track with Engines of Success 2013

May 13, 2013

Join us on Thursday, June 6 at 6:00 pm for the community celebration of the year! It’s all about celebrating a more inclusive community for people with intellectual disabilities. We’ll be recognizing family, volunteers, employers, non-profit partners, and others who have helped LiveWorkPlay members enjoy living, working, and playing in the Ottawa community. We’ll also… Continue reading Get On Track with Engines of Success 2013

February Finish: Ottawa Family Magazine & YAI New York City

February 27, 2013

It’s been an exciting February at LiveWorkPlay and we are working on a number of stories including: 1) a follow up to the packed house that attended the Employment Supports information session on February 13th; 2)  an update from our Volunteer Coordinator about the continuing flow of exciting and diverse volunteers that have completed orientation… Continue reading February Finish: Ottawa Family Magazine & YAI New York City

From Vision To Reality: A Glimpse Into The Life Of Daniel!

February 12, 2013

Update! Since 2016 Daniel had been working in the bakery at Costco, in addition to continuing his employment at The Works Gourmet Burger Bistro. He was then offered full-time work at Costco, so he retired from The Works and as of 2022 reports that he continues to enjoy his job and his co-workers! It has… Continue reading From Vision To Reality: A Glimpse Into The Life Of Daniel!

Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) Workshop February 9

January 16, 2013

Join us on February 9 for an RDSP Ontario Registered Disability Savings Plan workshop with optional lunch and learn!  The morning session sponsored by HRSDC is entitled “Securing the financial future for people with disabilities.” This is a free morning workshop (registration required) with an optional lunch and learn afternoon (registration required) with a range… Continue reading Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) Workshop February 9

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