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INFORMATION SESSION for the high-rise building proposed for 3030 St. Joseph Blvd. from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Fallingbrook Room at the Ray Friel Centre. For more information visit ottawa.ca.


CAIRINE WILSON CRAFT FAIR from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Cairine Wilson Secondary School. This popular fundraiser features over 100 vendors selling a wide variety of crafts, holiday decor, jewellery, bath products, food items, baked goods and much more! Free childcare while you shop!


CHRISTMAS BAZAAR from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Orléans United Church, 1111 Orléans Blvd. Crafts, holiday decor, jewellery, food items, baked goods and much more! FREE ADMISSION Plenty of parking.


CHRISTMAS LUNCH at Grace Presbyterian Church, 1220 Old Tenth Line Rd from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost is $15 with the proceeds to go to the Miriam Centre of Ottawa.


CHRISTMAS BAZAAR AND BAKE SALE hosted by the Catholic Women's League of Annunciation of the Lord Catholic Church, 2414 Ogilvie Rd., from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. featuring Tourtières and other baked goods, Crafts, New-to-You, Silent Auction, Tea Room and much more. Lots of parking. Everyone is welcome.

 

Fallingbrook couple receive City Builder Award
Oct. 24, 2019

Yomi and Kelly Pratt have been recognized for their many years of community service. The Fallingbrook couple were presented with the City Builder Award prior to last week's city council meeting by Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson.

The Pratts were honored for the work they've done in running the Global Community Alliance for the past 11 years which recognizes outstanding achievement in the community while celebrating our diversity..

Yomi and Kelly Pratt proudly hold their City Builder Awards as the pose for a picture with Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson and city councillors Stephen Blais and Matt Luloff. FRED SHERWIN PHOTO

The Global Community Alliance Gala and Award Ceremony is held every year on the final Saturday in February and traditionally brings Ottawa's Black History Month celebrations to a close. The event doubles as a fundraiser with the proceeds going to a variety of worthy causes and charities.

"I would like to take this opportunity to thank Moses and Kelly Pratt for their many contributions to our community, and for their strong commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion,” Mayor Watson said before presenting the couple with their award.

After the ceremony, the Pratts said they felt honoured and humbled. "This award means a lot to us and it really energizes us to keep going on and doing what we are doing,” said Yomi Pratt who taught for many years at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School and Lester B. Pearson High School before retiring in 2017.

"It's an honour to be presented this award," added Kelly Pratt. "It's a reflection of all the hard work we've done and it's really motivating and inspriring to know that people actually recognize the work that we are doing and we are very, very honoured."

(This story was made possible thanks to the generous support of our local business partners.)

 

 
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