As you may remember, my excitement of seeing the rock band Cheap Trick again after 32 years last summer was cut short when the stage collapsed. I maintained an email relationship with their tour manager since the collapse as I had provided a few photographs of the boys on stage just before the chaos for the bands […]
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Once again this year, Diann Lalande and Sylvie Simard of Diann’s Beauty Salon, opened up their hears and their salon to raise money for the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation. Diann and Sylvie drew in record crowds to the 12th annual event. The pair donated all of the days styling fees to the cancer foundation. And today’s tally is just […]
One Nite Wonders, presented by the Lift Foundation and Women for Mental Health, was an exceptionally fun event that was held last night at the Shenkman Arts Centre. The evening began with cocktails in the beautiful foyer of the Orleans Arts Centre, where guests mingled and got reacquainted with friends and business associates alike. Hosted by Valerie Pringle, the evening […]
Last night the Cystic Fibrosis Canada’s Ottawa Chapter had their post 65Roses Gala meeting and volunteer appreciation get-together. We had a very good year and look forward to striving again this coming year to raise awareness and funds towards the goal of a cure or control for cystic fibrosis. Thank You!
On Monday April 16th, A Taste For Life launched their media campaign to publicize the one night only, dining event to benefit Bruce House and The Snowy Owl AIDS Foundation. Participating restaurants will donate 25% of your bill to A Taste For Life to support people living with HIV/AIDS through supportive housing, compassion and education programs.
One could not have asked for better weather for the 11th annual “Cuts For Cancer” fundraising event. Diann Lalande who along with her daughter, Sylvie Simard, organized the first ever “Cuts for Cancer” in 2000. Since then the mother-daughter team have raised over $43,000 for the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation. Under a tent on the […]
Day 113 of my 365 project On July 13, 2003, an Ottawa-Carleton Transportation (OC Transpo) bus rear-ended a car that had stalled in the bus lane of the eastbound highway 174. Killed instantly was Chamin Appuhamy, 18 months old. His parents were critically injured but survived. http://www.dailynews.lk/2003/07/19/new21.html