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: 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
LiveWorkPlay Celebrates United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities
November 27, 2017
Although this annual December 3rd observance is a single date on the calendar, it has always been a favoured opportunity for LiveWorkPlay to celebrate progress towards a more inclusive local, provincial, national, and international community. In fact, all of our guiding statements – mission, vision, and values – were derived from the United Nations Convention… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Celebrates United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities
LiveWorkPlay Vision 2020
July 18, 2017
Helping the community welcome people with intellectual disabilities to live, work, and play as valued citizens. To: LiveWorkPlay Members, Families, Partners, and Supporters From: Cathy Velazquez, Chairperson, Board of Directors, 17 July 2017 Subject: LiveWorkPlay Vision 2020 Note: please click here for… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Vision 2020
LiveWorkPlay: Summertime News!
June 9, 2017
SUMMER IS OUR BUSY SEASON! While it might be a regular pattern for some government, private, and non-profit organizations to slow down during the summer season, it’s arguably the busiest time of year at LiveWorkPlay! Here’s some of what is happening: we’ve hired four summer students who are completing training and will be helping with employment,… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay: Summertime News!
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!
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
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?
Inclusive Lessons Learned on Holiday Road
February 4, 2014
LiveWorkPlay travel support is all about helping people with intellectual disabilities enjoy travel experiences where they get to meet other people and other people get to meet them. Club Med Turkoise has proven a remarkably inclusive environment. Our last visit here was three years ago, and some of the other guests who got to know… Continue reading Inclusive Lessons Learned on Holiday Road