Saturday, June 17th, 2017
10:00AM – 3:00PM
Nepean Sportsplex, Halls A-B
1301 Woodroffe Ave.
Various options available
8:00 -9:30 Sponsor and Exhibitor set up
10:00 Doors open to the public
10:00-3:00 Vendor booths, Human Library open
11:30-12:00 Welcoming remarks and Human Library introduced
3:00 Event closes
Bill Dawson, 93 year-old businessman and loving caregiver, discovered much later in life, through volunteering, the rewards of attending to the communication needs of hospital patients and individuals with major disabilities. Looking for a purpose in life? There are many other challenges – become a volunteer!
Anne Raina, author of Clara’s Rib, captured the remarkable story of her sister’s youth as a tuberculosis patient in the Ottawa Sanitorium. Given that her father and seven of her siblings had tuberculosis, discover what this memorializing journey has meant to the author in terms of her own fulfillment and chronic pain management.