Though the WBN hosts a variety of different events throughout the year, the following events are considered the most important on the WBN calendar.

The Businesswoman of the Year Awards have recognized the accomplishments of outstanding women in the National Capital Region since 1983.

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  • Annual WBN Charity Golf Tournament

    Registration for the WBN Annual Charity Golf Tournament  is now open! 

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    Join the Game! Making a difference, one swing at a time. This 9 hole golf tournament is in support of Healthy Women Healthy Community, an initiative of the Ottawa Hospital Foundation, which is committed to women’s health in our region. Any level of golfer is welcome to join us at the WBN Golf Tournament. 

    Come together with professionals, entrepreneurs, and businesses to share in an afternoon of golf, sun, and friendly competition while at the same time supporting a wonderful cause!

    The WBN Golf Committee invites YOU to a unique evening of fashion and philanthropy in February, with a percentage of all sales donated to Healthy Women Healthy Community.

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    Each of these women below came to The Ottawa Hospital in search of answers and care for a devastating health care challenge and they got the help they needed because The Ottawa Hospital and the WBN have made women’s health one of their top priorities.  These stories are wonderful examples of what is possible when women support women’s health. #SupportTOH   Shelby Hayter - Parkinson’s disease “Before Parkinson’s disease, I was among the life of the party.” After deep brain stimulation surgery at The Ottawa Hospital, Shelby is feeling like herself again. Read her story here.     Cathy Champman - Breast Cancer When chemotherapy didn't work for Cathy Chapman, a cancer drug trial gave her new hope. Read her story here.       Anne Scott - Autoimmune condition called myasthenia gravis A stem cell transplant at The Ottawa Hospital saved Anne Scott’s life. Read her story here. View the Anne Scott Story, "How stem cell treatments are changing lives can be" here.      

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  • Annual Members Meeting

    The Annual Members Meeting (AMM) is a WBN member-only cocktail style celebration. This evening celebrates and recognizes WBN volunteers and  showcases members at the  "marketplace" and includes a fiscal overview of WBN's financial and strategic position with a Town Hall  question and answer session with the WBN Executive.

    The AMM is a great opportunity to network with WBN members and to be a part of shaping the WBN for current and future members!


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  • The WBN President's Holiday Reception

    Come get your jingle on at the WBN President’s Holiday Reception!

    Every December, the WBN President invites members and their guests to get in the holiday spirit with the WBN Holiday Cocktail Party.  A silent auction showcases WBN sponsors and members and gives back to the WBN charity of Choice, Healthy Women Healthy Community. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres,  sweet treats and wine and join us in celebrating the merriment of this HOHOliday.

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