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LiveWorkPlay Co-Leader Keenan Wellar Celebrates 25th Work Anniversary

July 26, 2022

July, 2022, is the 25th work anniversary for LiveWorkPlay Co-Leader and Director of Communications, Keenan Wellar. The occasion was celebrated at a community gathering last month, and this brief retrospective is a formal commemoration of this incredible milestone. Left: Keenan, Julie, Marie (former board member), Mark (former board member), and Jesse (former staff member) putting… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Co-Leader Keenan Wellar Celebrates 25th Work Anniversary

LiveWorkPlay Annual General Meeting Celebrates Resilience and Positive Change

June 27, 2022

On the evening of June 20, the LiveWorkPlay community met online for the 27th annual general meeting, which featured presentations by independent auditor Ross Holmes, Chair of the Board Daniel Spagnolo, Chair of the Governance Committee Kate Sherwood, Chair of the Stewardship Committee Robin McIntyre, Director of Operations Julie Kingstone, and Director of Communications Keenan… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Annual General Meeting Celebrates Resilience and Positive Change

LiveWorkPlay Welcome To Summer BBQ Lifts Spirits At TD Place

June 16, 2022

The LiveWorkPlay Welcome To Summer BBQ was held at Lansdowne Park, at the TD Place Stadium Log Cabin in Lansdowne Park, on the evening of June 15, 2022! We ate of course, played soccer, celebrated Paul Knoll as the recipient of this year’s Rob More Good Life Award, and introduced the entire staff team (including… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Welcome To Summer BBQ Lifts Spirits At TD Place

LiveWorkPlay Make A Buzz Ottawa 27th Anniversary Celebration and Auction, May 5, 2022

May 9, 2022

The LiveWorkPlay Make A Buzz Ottawa 27th Anniversary Party was a two-hour online extravaganza with a live auction that raised more than $5000, another edition of The LiveWorkPlay News (guest co-host Allison Moores), the Top Twelve stories of 2021-2022 (guest presenter Jennifer Harris), Community Partner Awards with guest presenter Ryan Nevitt delivering the awards to… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Make A Buzz Ottawa 27th Anniversary Celebration and Auction, May 5, 2022

LiveWorkPlay Receives Grant From Ontario Trillium Foundation Resilient Communities Fund

April 21, 2022

As detailed on the Ontario Trillium Foundation website, LiveWorkPlay would like to acknowledge a grant of $75,000 from the Resilient Communities Fund which supports the recovery efforts of organizations impacted by COVID-19 and helps them respond with immediate, medium, and longer-term recovery projects. LiveWorkPlay was notified that our grant application was approved on April 7,… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Receives Grant From Ontario Trillium Foundation Resilient Communities Fund

LiveWorkPlay Commemorates World Autism Awareness Day 2022

April 1, 2022

April is a month filled with messages about autism and autistic people. April 2nd is the official United Nations observance of International Autism Awareness Day. All over the world different countries and different organizations will mark certain days, weeks, or months with a variety of campaigns. The public is sure to come across competing messages,… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Commemorates World Autism Awareness Day 2022

LiveWorkPlay Celebrates World Down Syndrome Day 2022

March 18, 2022

Greetings to all LiveWorkPlay members, families, staff, volunteers, and supporters in Ottawa and across the world. My name is Daniel Pinsonneault, and it is my honour to represent LiveWorkPlay in commemorating United Nations World Down Syndrome Day, which is celebrated every March 21. This event takes place on the 21st day of the 3rd month… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Celebrates World Down Syndrome Day 2022

Winter Family Gathering Shares Laughter, Music, Fun

March 14, 2022

Is this the last time we’ll be together online? Maybe so! We’ve taken the plunge and reserved the banquet hall for Make A Buzz Ottawa on Thursday, May 5! Tickets are now available! If this was our last online gathering, it was also one of the best. In addition to interesting announcements including commemoration of… Continue reading Winter Family Gathering Shares Laughter, Music, Fun

Festive Family Gathering Celebrates The Holiday Spirit

December 15, 2021

On December 9, the LiveWorkPlay community gathered online for stories, music, prizes, and surprises! More than 100 guests turned out for the live music of Kenny Hayes, the latest broadcast of The LiveWorkPlay News, special announcements, comedy, and surprise donation of $20,000!

LiveWorkPlay Wraps Up National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) In Style!

November 3, 2021

It’s the Ottawa RedBlacks symbol of excellence – a slice of the team’s “touchdown log” ripped by a chainsaw from local timber after every touchdown on home field at TD Place! They’re called “wood cookies” and they represent hard work, achievement and excellence. The wood cookies are used to honour Ottawa-Gatineau heroes – people who… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Wraps Up National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) In Style!

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