Happy Holidays from LiveWorkPlay!
December 22, 2020
This is our last planned email broadcast for 2020. Thank you for your support over this most challenging year. We wanted to end by sharing some of the fun times we have managed to enjoy together in recent months. Please stay safe and enjoy these happy memories. 2021 is around the corner and we all… Continue reading Happy Holidays from LiveWorkPlay!
LiveWorkPlay Celebrates International Day of Persons with Disabilities at Festive Family Gathering: Community Builder Award!
December 5, 2020
It is normally our most popular family dinner gathering of the year, but of course we had to adapt and go online for the 2020 version of the LiveWorkPlay Festive Family Gathering. The evening was filled with holiday cheer, including singalongs and lots of laughs. We also commemorated International Day of Persons with Disabilities… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Celebrates International Day of Persons with Disabilities at Festive Family Gathering: Community Builder Award!
LiveWorkPlay March Newsletter 2019
March 2, 2019
THE FMC HOT STOVE: COOKING UP SOME COMMUNITY INCLUSION On February 3rd, Families Matter Cooperative offered a unique networking and knowledge exchange event called “The Hot Stove and Collab.” This gathering was designed to offer parents, siblings and caregivers new tools, knowledge and information on the future of housing for persons with developmental disabilities. Moderated by CBC journalist Ashley Wright, “The… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay March Newsletter 2019
LiveWorkPlay Winter Newsletter 2019
January 28, 2019
JOIN US FOR MAKE A BUZZ OTTAWA: THURSDAY, MAY 9, 2018! Our next event is the Celebration of Inclusion Family Feast on March 29, and then the big one: Make A Buzz Ottawa 2019 on May 9! This event always sells out, so if you would like to attend, ticket sales are already open and we recommend you purchase them before… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Winter Newsletter 2019
Thank You for An Amazing 2018
December 12, 2018
INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES (+) It might be a one day commemoration (December 3) but International Day of Persons with Disabilities launched a full five days of advocacy and celebration for LiveWorkPlay members, staff, volunteers, and partners. The extra activity included the National Conference on Disability and Employment (December 4-5), International Volunteer Day (December 6), a Developmental Services… Continue reading Thank You for An Amazing 2018
The LiveWorkPlay News: Winding Down 2018, Looking Ahead To 2019
November 26, 2018
DOUBLE YOUR DONATION WITH A HOLIDAY MATCH OPPORTUNITY! For the second year in a row, an anonymous donor is contributing up to $10,000 to match your donations to LiveWorkPlay during the holiday season! The opportunity starts on Giving Tuesday (November 27) and lasts until December 31, or until the entire $10,000 has been matched. It’s incredibly easy: just… Continue reading The LiveWorkPlay News: Winding Down 2018, Looking Ahead To 2019
LiveWorkPlay Summer News!
July 5, 2018
LIVEWORKPLAY AGM CELEBRATES OPPORTUNITIES Thanks to a change of fiscal year-end to March 31, the Annual General Meeting has moved to the end of June. The new version features snacks and beverages and a straightforward focus on our by-laws and responsibilities as a federal non-for-profit corporation. This was also the first AGM with our new… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Summer News!
The LiveWorkPlay News: April 23, 2018
April 23, 2018
MAKE A BUZZ ON MAY 10! Tickets are selling fast for Make A Buzz Ottawa 2018 on Thursday, May 10. This celebration of community recognizes people with intellectual disabilities, volunteers, employers, and partners who contribute to our vision of a community where everyone belongs. There is also a reception with silent auction and a photo booth, and… Continue reading The LiveWorkPlay News: April 23, 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
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!