Celebrating Community: LiveWorkPlay Family BBQ Event Scores Big At TD Place!
September 8, 2022
The welcome to summer barbecue event on June 15 was supposed to be a one-time phenemenon, but it was so popular that within minutes, the search was on for a possible date to repeat it in the fall. Despite the very busy schedule of events at TD Place, we managed to book the evening of… Continue reading Celebrating Community: LiveWorkPlay Family BBQ Event Scores Big At TD Place!
LiveWorkPlay Fall Family Gathering – Giving Thanks!
October 8, 2020
On Tuesday, October 8, the LiveWorkPlay community got together online to give thanks and enjoy some good news through a special broadcast, a presentation by board chair Daniel Spagnolo, and entertainment by musician Dave Kalil. Traditionally, the Welcome Back Family Feast takes place in September to bring everyone together after the summer for a plated… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Fall Family Gathering – Giving Thanks!
Welcome Back Family Feast 2018
September 10, 2018
What a great tradition! Families, volunteers, staff, and other supporters getting together to celebrate belonging, renew friendships, and build new relationships! On September 7, 2018, we welcomed newcomers, and remembered Xavier Plaus, a long-time supporter and father of member Jalynn Plaus, who passed away on September 5. “X” was famous for his sense of humour,… Continue reading Welcome Back Family Feast 2018
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!
Annual General Meeting 2013 Celebrates Individual & Community Progress
September 30, 2013
LiveWorkPlay hosts the annual Engines of Success recognition banquet every April as a celebration of individuals with intellectual disabilities, volunteers, community partners, and others who help make Ottawa a more inclusive city. The Welcome Back Family Feast and Annual General Meeting is held each September in order to conduct the required business of a non-profit… Continue reading Annual General Meeting 2013 Celebrates Individual & Community Progress
Remembering Rob More
September 24, 2013
Robert More died tragically in the Fallowfield bus crash of September 18. He was on his way to IBM where he had been working for the past decade. Rob was one of the pioneering members of LiveWorkPlay back in 1999 when he joined the team at the Bronson Community Thrift Centre, a social enterprise experiment… Continue reading Remembering Rob More