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Member Spotlight: Victoria Walker

By | October 18th, 2015|Member Contributed|

Victoria Walker, Owner, Holy Cow Textiles and Homeware 1. In 140 characters, describe your business. Holy Cow is a small Ottawa-based business selling high quality, ethically produced clothing, textiles and homeware directly sourced from India and Southeast Asia. 2.What’s the one business advice you would give today to your 20 year old self? [...]

Member Spotlight: Melissa Clark

By | August 4th, 2015|Member Contributed|

Melissa Clark, RBC Wealth Advisor 1. In 140 characters describe your business. We make differences in our clients’ lives by looking at all aspects of their wealth plan.   2. What’s the business advice you would give today to your 20 year old self? The most important thing is to never give up. [...]

Member Spotlight: Alison Kelly-Quesnel

By | August 4th, 2015|Member Contributed|

Alison Kelly-Quesnel, franchise owner of SupperWorks 1. In 140 characters describe your business. In the SupperWorks kitchens, you’ll prepare mouth-watering dinners in a fraction of the time it would take at home! Who knew that meal preparation could be so easy and so enjoyable? 2. What’s the business advice you would give today to [...]

Be a Sponsorship Superstar!

By | December 9th, 2014|Member Contributed|

One of the ways WBN members “make a difference” is by joining a charitable Board of Directors. Whether it’s your local school, or a charity that is close to your heart, there is usually an expectation to help out finding sponsors for your organization’s programs. I’m guessing you’re less keen on that part of your [...]

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Join the #GivingTuesdayCA movement!

By | December 2nd, 2014|Member Contributed|

Here's a great way to kick off this month's WBN theme of "making a difference!" December 2nd is #GivingTuesdayCA, a National Giving Day! It is a new Canadian movement for giving and volunteering, taking place each year after Cyber Monday. The “Opening day of the giving season,” it is a day where charities, companies and individuals [...]

Everybody needs a little TLR: Tender Loving Research

By | November 4th, 2014|Member Contributed|

Submitted for Stephanie Egan, Ottawa Hospital Everybody needs a little TLR:  Tender Loving Research.  The Ottawa Hospital Foundation recently launched its 3-year, $50 million dollar campaign – its largest research-based campaign to date.  Researchers and the people whose lives have been changed are at the heart of this campaign which supports improved patient care, cancer [...]

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

By | October 14th, 2014|Member Contributed|

First, I would like to thank WBN Ottawa for giving The Ottawa Hospital Foundation an opportunity to submit content for this incredible blog! My name is Stephanie Egan and I’m the Communications and Marketing Officer with the Foundation – and I’m thrilled to be sharing some information with you. The content I will be providing [...]

Let’s talk Fundraising Masterminds!

By | October 6th, 2014|Member Contributed|

WBN members are passionate women! Since joining over 2 years ago I have met members who sit on so many important community and charitable Boards all across the city. (Planned Parenthood, CISDEP, Healthy Women, Healthy Communities, Suits Her, Dress for Success Ottawa, Maplesoft Cancer Survivors session and so many more!) Inevitably, when people find out [...]

How to ask your friends for money ….for your favorite charity

By | September 6th, 2014|Member Contributed|

You may be able to run a half-marathon in just under 2 hours, but you might be having trouble with the fundraising steps, the steps that raise money for your favorite health charity. Here are a few good reminders that will help you get your fundraising game on. You're not asking for you, you're asking [...]

Making time for YOU!

By | August 28th, 2014|Member Contributed|

I believe in the power of the not-for-profit industry: every day, I feel like I am working towards a greater good, a good that feeds my soul, and works to create a better world for my kids to live in. But here's the rub: I see so many not-for-profit professionals that are SWAMPED by their [...]

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