Spring Food Drive

With Easter just around the corner it’s time to hop into action and donate non-perishable items to the Ottawa Food Bank for those in need. Our wonderful volunteers will be out at participating grocery store locations on March 31, April 1 and April 7 handing out bags for you to place your donations in. We’re […]

The Printing House’s Generous Donation

THE HOLIDAY CARDS THAT KEEP ON GIVING Over the holiday season, The Printing House (TPH) created seasonal cards where the whole production is donated – from the artwork to the printing – giving The Printing House the opportunity to donate 100 per cent of net proceeds to their chosen charities. During the 2011 holiday season […]

An Amazing Food Drive – Thanks, CCLA!

County of Carleton Law Association’s Courthouse Food Drive The CCLA held their annual Court House Food Drive in early March. Every morning various members of the CCLA and Ottawa law firms would station themselves in the lobby of the courthouse from 8-9:30 a.m to accept donations from anyone entering the building. Their hard work throughout […]

The Potato Project

SPUDS FOR THE FOOD BANK The Heritage Academy’s Potato Project is an amazing example of innovation, creativity, and spreading awareness. For the last six years the school’s Vice Principal, Derek Rhodenizer, has been growing a school garden with his students as a fun learning experience. He began to ask himself, “can we begin to give […]

Jah Cutta Concert

PAYING TRIBUTE TO BOB MARLEY Come see the show – live at the Rainbow (76 Murray St) on March 10 at 10 pm. The show will start with the stylings of Miss Holly at 10 p.m. followed by Roots Movement Band and Ras Lee. Jah Cutta will hit the stage at midnight. Tickets are only […]

RCMP and Community Generosity

A SUCCESSFUL RCMP MUSICAL RIDE OPEN HOUSE Lots of people showed up to see what the RCMP, their horses, and the musical ride is all about at the Annual Open House on Saturday, March 3rd. While there was no charge for this open house complete with horses, an obstacle course,  and family-friendly displays, attendees were […]

A Fun Ski Pulk at Nakkertok

220 pounds of flour off to the Ottawa Food Bank! This past weekend was the first annual Nakkertok Pulk Pull.  Despite dowry weather forecasts, mother nature cut ski racers a bit of slack and gave them plus two degrees Celsius, reasonable snow, and spared us of the rain. Ten racers stepped away from the comforts […]

Nakkertok Ski Club Ski Pulk

READY. SET. SKI! Cross country skiers are gathering to compete by pulling a sled containing a 10kg sac of flour over a distance of 10km! The winner is the first person to cross the finish line. To sign up to participate in the fun send an email to Dave Adams. After the race, all the […]

Curves 14th Annual Food Drive!

GOOD FOR YOUR BODY AND YOUR SOUL Curves of Ottawa at 65 Bank St. is asking its members to donate bags of non-perishable food or cash throughout the month of March to support the Ottawa Food Bank. The donations can be brought to their Curves of Ottawa location at 65 Bank St, Suite 201. “Curves […]