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: Event Photo Journal
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: Event Photo Journal
Comedian Graham Kay To Host Make A Buzz Ottawa 2018
January 30, 2018
LiveWorkPlay is pleased to announce Graham Kay as our host for Make A Buzz Ottawa 2018. Although he now makes his home in New York City, Graham is making a beeline back to his old flower patch in Ottawa on May 10 to support LiveWorkPlay and our annual celebration of community. Known best to many… Continue reading Comedian Graham Kay To Host Make A Buzz Ottawa 2018
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
Make A Buzz Ottawa 2017: What A Night!
May 15, 2017
Make A Buzz Ottawa evolved out of a merger of two events, the former Recipe for Success (a fundraising auction) and Engines of Success (awards banquet). The change began in 2015 when LiveWorkPlay celebrated its 20th anniversary. The event now raises about the same amount of money ($30,000) but the focus is more on community… Continue reading Make A Buzz Ottawa 2017: What A Night!
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!