On Wednesday, December 13th, the Ottawa Child and Youth Initiative hosted the 7th annual Growing Up Great Awards ceremony to celebrate the people, programs and organizations in our community that work hard to make a difference in the lives of children, youth and their families, and who have demonstrated their commitment to making sure children and youth in Ottawa achieve their full potential.
Hosted by CBC Ottawa’s Hallie Cotnam, thank you to those who showed their support by attending the awards and recognizing those who ensure that Ottawa's children and youth are growing up great.
We would also like to congratulate all of those who were nominated (in no particular order):
The Growing Up Great awards recipients for 2017 are as follows (in order of presentation) and we invite you to click on the "read more" button to find out more about each recipient:
Making the places children and youth live, play, and learn, safe and positive.
Liana Medynsky, Lead Volunteer,
Richmond Youth Drop-in
Striving to ensure that children and youth have positive, stable, nurturing friends and relationships.
Lynda Brown, Manager of Youth Programs,
Ottawa Inuit Children's Centre
Giving children and youth the opportunities to build skills and abilities by creating positive learning experiences.
Programme petits pas à trois, prématernelle francophone, Le conseil des écoles publiques de l'est de l'ontario
Working so that every child's basic needs are met.
Debbie Deschamp, Cook/Bus Monitor,
Pincrest-Queensway Headstart Nursery Program
Darlene Fripp, Volunteer in Cooking Programs,
Boys and Girls Club of Ottawa
Recognizing an individual in the Ottawa community that has had a deep impact to ensure children and youth have a chance to grow up great.
Nicole McKerracher, Executive Director,
Osgoode Youth Association
Recognizing the work of many agencies across the city who worked collaboratively towards accomplishing one single goal.
The Crown Ward Education Championship Team
We would like to extend warm congratulations to all of the recipients of this year’s Growing Up Great awards. Such remarkable and inspiring things being done in our community to help our children and youth.
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