100% of the funds will go to our Christmas Food Basket program. All donations must be received by December 15th to provide time for us to arrange the baskets.
The project is made possible with the help of: Algoma Orchards, CapitalDrone.com, Costco Canada, Dole Food Canada, Erb Group of Companies, Hendry Warren LLP, Omega Advanced Technologies Inc., Ottawa Carleton District School Board, Ottawa-Carleton Mortgage Inc., Shred-it, The Boys Give Back, The Ray Otten Group, and The Loaves and Fishes Fund.
In 1988, we ran a Grey Cup Pre-game Party at the Ottawa Civic Centre, and sold 4,200 tickets at $25 per person. The event netted $73,150 for the Kiwanis Medical Foundation
This is a closed meeting for members only, held at the Rideau Tennis Club.
The annual Family Christmas Party at the Fairmont Chateau Laurier
In 1990 our club made a $100,000 loan to the Youth Services Bureau for the balance of financing needed for the purchase of a building at 465 McLaren Street.
Our own member Mayor Jim Watson will speak about the plans for 2017 and the signature events that will be once-in-a-lifetime experiences. They are planning a year-long calendar of all-new events and celebrations that will make Canada’s 150th in Ottawa an unforgettable experience for all.
Meeting at Rideau Tennis Club, 1 Donald Street, Ottawa. Free parking. You can also park at Strathcona Park and walk over the footbridge.
Rev Ken MacLaren, Executive Director, Innercity Ministries
During the 2nd World War our Club had a War Services Committee which organized a number of special events in the war effort.
A member of the Canadian Forces since 1982, Lt. General Whitecross joined the Canadian Military Engineers after spending 4 years in the Cadet program. Her postings have taken her from Germany to almost every province in Canada and she is the former Chief Military Engineer of the Canadian Forces at National Defence Headquarters. She is a recipient of the Order of Military Merit and was awarded the US Defense Meritorious Service Medal for her service in Kabul, Afghanistan. Currently, she is the Commander of the Canadian Forces Strategic Response Team on Sexual Misconduct.
This is our Remembrance Day Luncheon and we will be joined by our Kiwianis 211 Air Cadets Colour Party and their band.
Invite a Veteran to join us as we will be recognizing them for their service to our country