Growing Up Great Awards | 2014

The Ottawa Child and Youth Initiative’s Growing Up Great Awards celebrate people, programs and organizations in our community that work to make a difference in the lives of children, youth and their families.

 

The awards celebrate those who have demonstrated their commitment to making sure children and youth in Ottawa achieve their full potential.

Engaged & Active award

This award recognizes an individual or organization that makes the places children and youth live, play and learn safe and positive.

 

Recipient

Jacob McIsaac, Lowertown Community Resource Centre



Learning & Discovering Award

This award recognizes an individual or organization that gives children and youth the opportunities to build skills and abilities by creating positive learning experiences.

Recipient

The Ottawa-Carleton Headstart Association for Preschools (OCHAP)



Safe & Supported

This award recognizes an individual or a program that strives to ensure that children and youth have positive, stable, nurturing friends and relationships.

Recipient

The Multicultural Liaison Officer Program (MLO)



Healthy & Thriving

This award recognizes an individual or organization working to ensure that every child’s basic needs are met.

Recipient

The Catholic School Parents’ Association (CSPA)



Community Leadership (Individual)

This award recognizes an individual in the Ottawa community that has had a deep impact to ensure children and youth have a chance to grow up great.

Recipient

Dianne Urquhart, Executive Director of the Social Planning Council of Ottawa



Community Leadership (Organisation)

This award recognizes an organisation in the Ottawa community that has had a deep impact to ensure children and youth have a chance to grow up great.

Recipient

The Association Richelieu Fondateur



Business

This award recognizes a local company or business whose community involvement has made a significant contribution to the well-being of children and youth in Ottawa.

Recipient

The Trinity Development Foundation



Dr. Dan Award of Excellence

This award acknowledges an outstanding individual in the Ottawa community who mentored and enriched the lives of economically disadvantaged children and their families through arts and recreation.

Recipient

Peiman Soltani, City of Ottawa



Congratulations to the 2014 Growing Up Great Award Recipients! Thank you to all those who submitted nominations, and congratulations to all those who were nominated.

WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING MORE EXCEPTIONAL WORK IN 2015!

Thank You to our 2014 Sponsors