Localife Ottawa does Winterlude

Localife Ottawa does Winterlude

We looked at the ice sculptures and checked out some of the neat little wood huts around the grounds. Some people tried adding coloured ice blocks to premade sculptures, and others went and checked out wooden toys and maple taffy.

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Localife Ottawa: From Tobogganing to Lonestar

Localife Ottawa had planned to go Mooney’s Bay Park for an afternoon of tobogganing on the hill. Unfortunately, for the whole week prior, the temperature had been yo-yoing up and down due to the polar vortex and many of our group came down with the flu.

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Localife Ottawa gets a new leader at the year 2 kickoff

The Localife leaders barbecued hamburgers, hot dogs, and veggie burgers while everyone else enjoyed a great tray full of vegetables. We had a great turnout of both new and returning participants alike and we all enjoyed a lovely sunset sitting out on the patio at Maplesoft.

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Ottawa has a new Localife leader!

Localife Ottawa is set to kick off their second season with a barbecue tonight, and they also have a little surprise–a new Localife leader! Meghan Dutton will join Chris Chow in planning regular activity-based events for young adult cancer survivors and their supporters in the Ottawa area.

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Exciting opportunity in Ottawa: Become a Localife Leader!

Localife is an initiative that involves young adult cancer survivors (YAs) and supporters coming together to enjoy fun activities and social time with their peers. It was developed by Young Adult Cancer Canada (YACC) to address the isolation that many YAs face after diagnosis. Localife has just held it’s first anniversary in Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, and Ottawa, and we are currently recruiting one person to join the Ottawa team for year two!

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Localife Ottawa: Cancun Jackson

The roads were stained white with salt and the bitter winter wind stung the face. It was the first YACC Localife event of 2013 and we had high hopes.

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