Tag: community

Inspiring Day at WE Day Ottawa 2016 #WEDayMovement #Telus

| November 17, 2016 | 6 Comments
Inspiring Day at WE Day Ottawa 2016 #WEDayMovement #Telus

WE Day Ottawa November 9, 2016 started as a sombre day for many, as people across the world awoke to the results of the American election. Luckily for me, the day’s mood had a quick turnaround, as I attended high-energy, positive and inspiring WE Day Ottawa, along with 16,000 local students and educators. WE Day […]

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Registration for the Tim Hortons Spring Cleaning the Capital is now open!

| March 16, 2015 | 5 Comments
Registration for the Tim Hortons Spring Cleaning the Capital is now open!

Cleaning the Capital WIN PRIZES! Register your cleanup online or by calling 3-1-1 (TTY: 613-580-2401) until May 15th, 2015.   Register before April 14th for a chance to win an early bird prize generously sponsored by Tim Hortons. Register today and join thousands of community volunteers that help keep Ottawa clean, green, graffiti-free and litter-free! You can […]

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My Giving Moment for the Holidays #DareYou

| November 10, 2014 | 10 Comments
My Giving Moment for the Holidays #DareYou

  Ever since my children were registered into recreational sports such as soccer and hockey, my husband and I volunteered with the local youth organizations in the positions of convenor and/or assistant coach. We always thought that it was necessary to teach our children the importance of giving back to their community without being paid for our time […]

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FREE Summer Family FUN! ~ Movies on the Beach

| June 11, 2014 | 7 Comments
FREE Summer Family FUN! ~ Movies on the Beach

  How awesome is it to find an event that will help create fun family bonding and lasting memories? Even Better? It’s FREE! One of my favourite summer family events is back with a new name. Movies On The Beach is now Friday Night Flicks! Round up family, friends, neighbours and co-workers. Arrive early, stake […]

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Chocolate Affair Gala

| April 21, 2014 | 5 Comments
Chocolate Affair Gala

Who LOVES chocolate? Who loves FUN? Who loves giving back to the community? You can love all three at the same time on Wednesday, May 28th at the Ottawa Convention Centre. It’s the 7th annual Chocolate Affair Gala in support of the Distress Centre of Ottawa and Region. The Distress Centre provides 24/7 crisis counselling […]

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Beyond the Baby Shower: Honouring Mothers in Pregnancy

| October 10, 2013 | 6 Comments
Beyond the Baby Shower:  Honouring Mothers in Pregnancy

We have, likely, all been to a baby shower.  Everything decorated in pink or blue balloons and streamers.  We play games like, guess the melted chocolate bar in the diaper or how big mama’s belly is. Often, the conversation turns to the challenges of childbirth and how hard life is with a new baby.  All in […]

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