Hot Stove & Collab

Hot Stove & Collab

Sunday, February 3rd, 2019 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM 29 Van Lang Pvt. Dovercourt and WAVE, in partnership with Families Matter Cooperative, are excited to invite you to a unique networking and knowledge exchange event called The Hot Stove and Collab. This interactive event is designed to offer parents, siblings and caregivers with the tools, knowledge and key information on the future of housing for persons with developmental disabilities. Moderated by CBC personality Ashley Wright, the "The Hot Stove" is designed to be entertaining and informative. Panelists include Martha Beach (DSO Housing Coordinator), Alison Moore (LiveWorkPlay’s Support Coordinator), Marge McCabe (Housing Task Force member, 2014-18’) and Sharon Edwards (Community leader and past Families Matter Coop Board of Directors). The Collab will be a facilitated group activity to brainstorm and build new and innovative solutions and resources that empower families, foster networks of support and build the capacity of individuals with developmental/intellectual disabilities. Do you have a burning question you want answered? Please send us your questions in advance...
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Halloween Dog Parade

Join us on Saturday, October 20th at Hintonburg Park for Ottawa’s first Halloween Dog Parade! Dogs and dog lovers from all over the National Capital Region will be celebrating Halloween by dressing up their doggos (and perhaps themselves) for an afternoon of fun, food and fido. There will be prizes for best costumed dogs, celebrity judges, food and drinks, vendors, and, of course, the Parade of Dogs. All funds raised will support Dovercourt’s Work and Volunteer Experience (WAVE) program for adults with autism and other special needs. The WAVE program raises awareness and opportunities for adults with special needs through work placements and participation in the community. To participate, register online or at the event for $10. Entrance to the event is free and donations to WAVE are welcome. If you are unable to attend but would still like to make a donation we have set up a fund! Feel free to e-transfer any amount ($25 and more receives a tax receipt) to:...
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