Springing Ahead To A Busy LiveWorkPlay Summer
June 7, 2016
LIVEWORKPLAY AMONG SIX PROVINCIAL PROJECT LEADS LiveWorkPlay board chair Cathy Velazquez was on hand in Aurora on May 26 for the announcement of the latest (second) round of projects funded through the Ministry of Community and Social Services Housing Task Force. Full details are available through the Community Living Ontario Update Friday. LiveWorkPlay will be the… Continue reading Springing Ahead To A Busy LiveWorkPlay Summer
Celebrating the Life of Emma Jean Francis Berringer
August 5, 2015
The service having ended just a few hours ago, those of us in the LiveWorkPlay community who knew Emma Jean Francis Berringer are nowhere close to getting over the shock of her passing at age 24. We share our grief with her extensive network of friends, with her parents Ross Berringer and Helen Francis, with… Continue reading Celebrating the Life of Emma Jean Francis Berringer
LiveWorkPlay Travel Support FAQ
January 21, 2015
NEW! Photos and video from LiveWorkPlay Travel Support to Club Med Turkoise 2015 Because you wanted to know: three Frequently Asked Questions about LiveWorkPlay Travel Support! I heard there are 30 people and staff taking a trip to Club Med Turks & Caicos January 23-30 why such a fancy place? We support about 3 trips… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Travel Support FAQ
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
The Top Five LiveWorkPlay Stories of 2013
December 30, 2013
We asked ourselves “What were the TOP FIVE LiveWorkPlay stories of 2013?” To answer that question we used the insight statistics from our Facebook page. This is far from perfect (not every LiveWorkPlay story finds its best expression on Facebook) but we can say with confidence, the top five definitely attracted massive attention! There were… Continue reading The Top Five LiveWorkPlay Stories of 2013
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!
Capital Thoughts: LiveWorkPlay Travelers Return from Washington DC
April 17, 2013
If you are reading this entry to learn the ins and outs of the LiveWorkPlay trip to Washington, DC then you should head on over to our Facebook page. A picture says a thousand words, and we’ve got each day covered. If you believe it is more about the journey than the destination (the destination… Continue reading Capital Thoughts: LiveWorkPlay Travelers Return from Washington DC
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!
LiveWorkPlay Travel Support: Update From Punta Cana!
January 22, 2013
With the return of 19 members from the LiveWorkPlay supported trip to Club Med Punta Cana on Sunday, there has been much to celebrate. After a day of rest, individual Facebook accounts have been pumping out stories and photos to go along with the more than 200 photos and videos already shared on the official… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Travel Support: Update From Punta Cana!