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Time To Spring Ahead And Make A Buzz!

March 11, 2016

WELCOME AND THANK YOU If you are a new subscriber, welcome! And a thanks goes out to all of our existing supporters. We’ve not been in touch by e-news since December. This is not due to a lack of action, but rather some overwhelmingly positive developments that have required a 20% expansion in our staff… Continue reading Time To Spring Ahead And Make A Buzz!

Thank you Volunteers!

December 5, 2015

At LiveWorkPlay we celebrate our volunteers during National Volunteer Week in April and at our annual Engines of Success recognition banquet. However, International Volunteer Day is an opportunity to thank not only those who volunteer for our organization, but also to recognize members of LiveWorkPlay who volunteer for countless community organizations, such as Meals on… Continue reading Thank you Volunteers!

The LiveWorkPlay News – May 28, 2015: The Next 20 Years Begins!

May 28, 2015

  THE NEXT 20 YEARS BEGINS! We have yet to celebrate our 1995-2015 history at Engines of Success on June 4 (see story below) but LiveWorkPlay is already making moves  – in more ways than one – to ensure a successful future. Effective June 1, our headquarters is now located in the Pebb Building at… Continue reading The LiveWorkPlay News – May 28, 2015: The Next 20 Years Begins!

Report from The 2015 Learning Community for Person-Centred Practices Gathering

April 17, 2015

The second annual Learning Community for Person-Centred Practices Gathering in Ontario took place on April 14-15 in Richmond Hill. Five LiveWorkPlay staff members were in attendance and also contributed on a formal basis by hosting a session “Out of the Box and Off the Shelf: Bringing Person-Centred Plans To Life!” Presented by Support Coordinator Allison… Continue reading Report from The 2015 Learning Community for Person-Centred Practices Gathering

National Volunteer Week: A Heartfelt Thank You!

April 14, 2015

At LiveWorkPlay we appreciate our volunteers every day, and we formally honour them at Engines of Success every June. During this year’s National Volunteer Week (April 12-18) celebrations, we take a moment to think of all the ways that volunteers make a difference for our organization, our members, and our community. If you would like… Continue reading National Volunteer Week: A Heartfelt Thank You!

A New Job Title At LiveWorkPlay: What’s In A Name?

February 19, 2015

What’s in a name? Announcing a new job title for Alex Darling! You can skip ahead if you can’t wait to find out. But here’s the story that helps explain the change. Whether it is the private or non-profit sector, catchy job titles and program or product names can be used to either signal a… Continue reading A New Job Title At LiveWorkPlay: What’s In A Name?

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!

Life is a Journey: Checking in with Frances

September 21, 2014

At LiveWorkPlay we do not offer any site-based programs. In other words, it’s not a place you come to. It’s about helping you go places! This can be confusing or even scary for people with intellectual disabilities and their family members, who are unsure what this might mean for their daily life. They might be… Continue reading Life is a Journey: Checking in with Frances

A Week To Remember: Recipe for Success + EARN + National Volunteer Week 2014!

April 8, 2014

What an incredible week it has been! On April 3, the Recipe for Success Culinary Adventure and Charity Auction raised $42,000 for LiveWorkPlay in support of a welcoming community for people with intellectual disabilities. Highlights included the food, the co-hosts Derick Fage and Sandy Sharkey, and the wonderful atmosphere which included a strong contingent of… Continue reading A Week To Remember: Recipe for Success + EARN + National Volunteer Week 2014!

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?

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