$3,365 Raised

We are very pleased to announce that the amount raised at the 5th annual Education for Africa Variety Show was $3,365. With the federal government matching, $30,285 will be going to the project. Thank you again to our performers, donors and everyone who attended the event for making the afternoon such a great success.

Check out the photos at http://bit.ly/1Ndc8Z3.


5th Annual Education for Africa Variety Show

It’s that time of year again for our 5th Annual Education for Africa Family Variety Show at Greenfields Pub & Eatery on October 18 at 1:30.

We are delighted to announce the lineup for this year’s show. Check this out:

Trevor Finlay – Nashville Singer/Songwriter
Chris Pilsworth – Canada’s Amazement Specialist
Paul Imeson and Susan Johnson – Two of Ottawa’s favorite musicians
Cayne Kitagawa – Up and coming Ottawa musician/actor

Our host for the event will be Teri Loretto, CBC Climatologist and an Actress/Director

Does it get any better than this? Nope! We think not. And it’s all to help Plan Canada fund a sanitation project in Tanzania. You can see all that plus participate in a silent auction, 50/50 and door prizes at Greenfields Pub & Eatery for only $25. It’s a family show so kids 12 and under are admitted free if accompanied by an adult.

The federal government is matching everything we raise 8:1!!!!!

Read more about the artists and purchase tickets or donate here http://bit.ly/1Ndc8Z3.

Successful Tournament

I would like to thank everyone who played a role in our 7th annual Keep On Climbing golf tournament for Wounded Warriors on August 11. Whether you played, volunteered, sponsored a hole or donated a silent auction item, you helped make the event a success and we are very grateful. We are still tallying the numbers, but about $3,400 was raised. That’s $1,000 more than last year!! We will make a small donation to Canadian Canine, the training academy from which our guest speaker Shawna Church Roy and her service dog Bauer graduated, and the remainder will go to Wounded Warriors Canada.

Please take a minute to check out the photos at the link provided. Many thanks to Luna Chen and Larry Cooper for the photography services!

More information is available on the Events page.


Gananoque Literary Festival

I was honoured to be one of six authors invited to the first annual Gananoque Literary Festival. The patron of the festival was Canadian icon Peter C. Newman. I got to share the stage with Peter and Lewis DeSoto, author of The Restoration Artist. It was indeed a learning experience. Peter is an inspiration. He is releasing a new book this fall on the Empire Loyalists.

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Upcoming Events

It looks like a great a great summer is shaping up:

April 18 – Book signing at Chapters Indigo in Barrhaven

May 8-9 – I am one of six authors appearing at the Gananoque Literary Festival. Peter C. Newman is the patron of the event.

June 6 – I will be signing books at Prose in the Park – Parkdale Park, Ottawa.

July 25 – Book signing at Chapters Indigo in Kanata

August 11 – Keep On Climbing Golf Tournament – Manderley on the Green, Ottawa – to benefit Wounded Warriors Canada.

October 18 – Education for Africa Family Variety Show – Greenfields Pub and Eatery, Ottawa – funds go to a sanitation project in Tanzania – Plan Canada.

Hope to see you at one, two or all the events.