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We Named It Well: Make A Buzz Ottawa 2023 Celebration of Inclusive Community on May 11

May 15, 2023

The annual LiveWorkPlay anniversary party and celebration of inclusive community known as Make A Buzz Ottawa was created as a merger of two events (Engines of Success and Recipe for Success) in 2015. The event moved online from 2020-2022 and was very well attended, but there is nothing as sweet as making a buzz live… Continue reading We Named It Well: Make A Buzz Ottawa 2023 Celebration of Inclusive Community on May 11

Catching up with the Daytime Ottawa audience, Keenan Wellar with Derick Fage on Rogers TV

April 27, 2023

Welcome back to the show. LiveWorkPlay was founded way back in 1995. It’s hard for me to believe because I’ve known Keenan and Julie for so many years, and they’ve had so many great success stories over the years. Of course, they continue to have challenges when it comes to helping out the people that… Continue reading Catching up with the Daytime Ottawa audience, Keenan Wellar with Derick Fage on Rogers TV

LiveWorkPlay Make A Buzz Ottawa 27th Anniversary Celebration and Auction, May 5, 2022

May 9, 2022

The LiveWorkPlay Make A Buzz Ottawa 27th Anniversary Party was a two-hour online extravaganza with a live auction that raised more than $5000, another edition of The LiveWorkPlay News (guest co-host Allison Moores), the Top Twelve stories of 2021-2022 (guest presenter Jennifer Harris), Community Partner Awards with guest presenter Ryan Nevitt delivering the awards to… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Make A Buzz Ottawa 27th Anniversary Celebration and Auction, May 5, 2022

Awards, Music, Comedy: LiveWorkPlay Make A Buzz Ottawa 2021, 26th Anniversary Celebration

May 8, 2021

Enjoy some of the popular segments from the LiveWorkPlay 26th Anniversary celebration, Make A Buzz Ottawa 2021 (May 6). In addition to awards, music, and comedy, we raised more than $5000 with our online auction and received a matching donation of $5000 via our longtime friends at Pylon Electronics. Thank you to all the generous… Continue reading Awards, Music, Comedy: LiveWorkPlay Make A Buzz Ottawa 2021, 26th Anniversary Celebration

A 25th Anniversary Celebration We’ll Never Forget: Make A Buzz Ottawa, May 7, 2020

May 10, 2020

When words just won’t do, roll video! It was an incredible night with a 90 minute 25th anniversary showcase with interviews and special video presentations, followed by a full set of live music by Dave Kalil. This was not the party we had been planning for almost a year, but we came together as a… Continue reading A 25th Anniversary Celebration We’ll Never Forget: Make A Buzz Ottawa, May 7, 2020

Make A Buzz 2020 Online Show May 7 and COVID-19 Update

April 26, 2020

(HAD ENOUGH VIRUS UPDATES? SCROLL DOWN TO MAKE A BUZZ 2020!) LIVEWORKPLAY COVID-19 UPDATE: A BRIEF NOTE LiveWorkPlay planning for what eventually became a designated pandemic started in the last week of February, and this allowed our team to respond quickly as conditions and recommendations evolved in early March. On March 13 we launched our… Continue reading Make A Buzz 2020 Online Show May 7 and COVID-19 Update

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”

Happy Canada Day 2018! Congratulations to Barry Wellar, Member of the Order of Canada

June 30, 2018

Barry Wellar is one of our 35 voting members, sponsor of the My Own Home annual bursary (supporting individuals with intellectual disabilities who move to a home of their own), and has recently been added as a LiveWorkPlay corporate member with Rotary Club of West Ottawa. And, of course, he is the father of Keenan… Continue reading Happy Canada Day 2018! Congratulations to Barry Wellar, Member of the Order of Canada

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 Make A Buzz Ottawa 2018

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