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OSCA AGM & Volunteer Awards

The annual volunteer awards will be presented at OSCA's Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, May 2, 2017.

The AGM will run from 6:30pm to 9:30pm. The evening begins with wine and cheese from 6:30pm to 7:00pm.

The board reports, presentations from the OSCA President and City Councillor, plus Committee Reports will take place from 7:00pm to 8:30pm.

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Last Call for Volunteer Awards!

Each year at OSCA's Annual General Meeting we honour a few of the many volunteers in our community. 

There are many ways residents in Old Ottawa South contribute to improving the lives of those in our community. From shovelling a neighbour's driveway, volunteering in an organisation or for an event, even spearheading an event or fundraiser. There are also many businesses who continually give back in a variety of ways.  

Nominees are not required to have volunteered with OSCA. So anyone who has contributed can be nominated. 

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Looking for Finance Volunteers

finance cmteOSCA is looking for volunteers with background or experience in finance to volunteer on our Finance Committee. This is a great opportunity to contribute to our dynamic and growing organization and the community. 

The commitment is: 

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OSCA's Canada 150 Photo Challenge

Photo150sTo celebrate Canada’s BIG BIRTHDAY this year we are having a social media photo challenge. As the big day approaches we are all thinking more about Canada and what it means to be Canadian. To commemorate the occasion we want to see what Canada means to you. How to participate:

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Accepting Nominations for “Outstanding Volunteer of the Year” and “Outstanding Lifetime Volunteer” Awards

The Old Ottawa South Community Association is accepting nominations for the “outstanding volunteer(s) of the year” and “outstanding lifetime volunteer(s)” awards from now until Friday April 22, 2016.

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Volunteers Needed for Windsor Rink

As the winter gets colder, we're starting to plan our 2017 Windsor Rink season. Having an outdoor rink at Windsor Park would not be possible is if weren’t for the hard work of the volunteers – many of whom no longer use the rink themselves.

This year, we are looking to add more members to the team. The more volunteers we have, the less time each member of the team has to help flood. As the old saying goes, “many hands make light work.”

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Call for Volunteers: OSCA's Board and Committees Are Seeking New Members

OSCA is an organization which cannot function without the assistance of volunteers, like you! We have a board of 17 volunteers, as well as 6 committees—Communications, Finance, Planning and Zoning, Programming, Special Events, Traffic and Safety. And many working groups that change annually. Currently we have a Governance Working Group and a Sponsorship Working Group.

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A Dangerous Business

It's a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don't keep your feet, there's no knowing where you might be swept off to.”     — Tolkien

This is a true story, (all the best ones are), of a young woman who joined a group and found more than she was looking for, changed, grew, and became an older woman with memories to last a lifetime.

Yes, that woman is me and 18 and half years ago I had what Dr. Phil describes as a Life Changing Moment. Many of you know this story, but for those who don’t……read on.

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Women's Day Networking Event Donations and Silent Auction

OSCA’s First Annual Women’s Day Networking Event is Sunday, March 6th, and we would like to take this opportunity to thank all the generous groups and individuals who have contributed so far to making this event possible as well as highlight some of the items that have been donated for the silent auction.

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