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Thank You Sarah!

August 21, 2020

Sarah Villeneuve is finishing up her summer employment with LiveWorkPlay. She has taken the time to share a few memories with us before she returns to her post-secondary studies. What is your favorite memory of your summer at LiveWorkPlay? I have so many wonderful memories of my summer here at LiveWorkPlay, including hosting and co-hosting… Continue reading Thank You Sarah!

LiveWorkPlay Support and COVID-19 Protocols

March 16, 2020

At this time (starting immediately and until further notice) staff and volunteers (as advised by Ottawa Public Health) will not be seeing members in person, unless it is for essential reasons (for example, if we need to bring you food, medication, etc.) We have also opened a permanent Zoom room (videoconference) open 24/7 – if… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Support and COVID-19 Protocols

Celebrating 100 Hires: Partnership Milestone with Federal Public Service Celebrated with Health Canada

January 27, 2020

A historic milestone was celebrated with Health Canada employee Heather Kidd, her co-workers, and department leaders on Friday, January 24. They gathered to recognize the 1ooth hire by federal government departments and agencies as facilitated by LiveWorkPlay employment supports. Speakers at the gathering included Keenan Wellar (Co-Leader and Director of Communications at LiveWorkPlay), Mary Gusella… Continue reading Celebrating 100 Hires: Partnership Milestone with Federal Public Service Celebrated with Health Canada

Festive Family Feast, BOBs Kudos, International Volunteer Day, Giving Tuesday, Congratulations ISED, From Presence To Citizenship 2020, Season’s Greetings!

December 11, 2019

HOLIDAY FUN AT FESTIVE FAMILY FEAST DECEMBER 6 Except for Make A Buzz Ottawa in May, this is our most popular annual event, drawing 200 or more members of the LiveWorkPlay community. This year the agenda was deliberately light, but MC Ryan Nevitt capably delivered opening remarks commemorating International Day of Persons with Disabilities and… Continue reading Festive Family Feast, BOBs Kudos, International Volunteer Day, Giving Tuesday, Congratulations ISED, From Presence To Citizenship 2020, Season’s Greetings!

December 3: International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Make A Buzz 2020 Announcement

December 3, 2019

CELEBRATING 25 YEARS WITH DUELING PIANOS ON MAY 7! Save the date and buy your tickets, our 25th anniversary Make A Buzz Ottawa celebration will be Thursday, May 7th and it will sell out faster than usual. This time we’re going to have a musical guest and make sure this is more of a party and less… Continue reading December 3: International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Make A Buzz 2020 Announcement

Business Organizations name LiveWorkPlay “Best Non-Profit”

November 22, 2019

The Ottawa Board of Trade and the Ottawa Business Journal presented the BEST NOT-FOR-PROFIT award to LiveWorkPlay at the prestigious 2019 Best Ottawa Business Awards (BOBs) gala amidst a gathering of 750 leaders from business, public sector, and non-profit organizations (hosted at the Westin Ottawa on November 22). With a limit of three representatives on… Continue reading Business Organizations name LiveWorkPlay “Best Non-Profit”

Fall Newsletter: Family Feast Celebrations, ETF Support from Ian Martin Group, CLO Just Enough Support Conference Session, Martin and Frances raise $15k, Make A Buzz 2020 with Dave Kalil, Celine’s Work Anniversary, More!

October 24, 2019

FESTIVE FAMILY FEAST DECEMBER 6 It must be the fall season because it’s time to get your tickets for the annual Festive Family Feast, Friday December 6! Enjoy a relaxed evening with a turkey dinner (or alternative), a few brief ceremonies, and some holiday season celebrations. You are invited to wear the festive clothing (we always appreciate… Continue reading Fall Newsletter: Family Feast Celebrations, ETF Support from Ian Martin Group, CLO Just Enough Support Conference Session, Martin and Frances raise $15k, Make A Buzz 2020 with Dave Kalil, Celine’s Work Anniversary, More!

New Board Members, New Mission Statement: AGM 2019

June 25, 2019

Our Family Feast celebrations in September, December, and March draw 150-200 attendees, and our sold out Make A Buzz Ottawa community recognition event brings in another 350 each May, so the LiveWorkPlay Annual General Meeting each June is focused less on fun, and more on the business end of operating a federally incorporated non-profit and… Continue reading New Board Members, New Mission Statement: AGM 2019

Remembering Louisa (Lou) Hawkins

September 26, 2018

A celebration of Lou’s life will be held in the chapel at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Rd., Nepean, on Monday, October 1st at 2 pm. (See announcement image below). Lou was on maternity leave as a Community Connector at LiveWorkPlay. For those who did not know Louisa, she came to LiveWorkPlay in… Continue reading Remembering Louisa (Lou) Hawkins

BNI Annual Golf Tournament for LiveWorkPlay delivers $10,000 and many future possibilities!

June 14, 2018

The weather forecast was not looking good, but as is typical of BNI (Business Network International) members and their connections, everyone turned out, hoped for the best, and were rewarded! Yes, there were a few sprinkles to contend with, and just as the golf portion of the day was wrapping up, a virtual deluge pounded… Continue reading BNI Annual Golf Tournament for LiveWorkPlay delivers $10,000 and many future possibilities!

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