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Alison Peverley | Jan 21, 2019
Aicha Ahmed Said Position: Account Executive / Déléguée commerciale Employer: Ramada Plaza Manoir du Casino Gatineau/Ottawa Joined MPI in July 2018
Chriss Holloway | Jan 15, 2019
The elves of MPI Ottawa’s Community Outreach Sub-Committee have had a very busy holiday season! It all kicked off at the Festive Dinner on November 28 where the tape-a-toonie initiative was, once again, front and centre as guests arrived. Attendees were asked to bring non-perishable food items with toonies taped to them, and they did not disappoint. A large box of food was collected for each the Ottawa Food Bank and Moisson Outaouais in Gatineau. In addition to the non-perishable items, each organization received a cheque for $209.50 collected from the donated toonies and half the 50/50 draw.
Katherine Craig | Jan 4, 2019
The Brookstreet Hotel is excited to welcome Gabrielle Whittaker to its sales and events team as its new Executive Meeting Manager. Whittaker will be working in both a sales and events capacity, continuing to deliver the high service standards offered by The Brookstreet Hotel. She is excited for this opportunity and hopes to be able to collaborate with many of her fellow MPI colleagues in this new role.
Greg Plazek | Jan 2, 2019
I’m sorry if you are hoping this will be a tell-all article full of scandalous stories. My hope is always to provide an update, in a slightly entertaining fashion, on what your MPI Ottawa Chapter is up to and what your Board has been working on. Please allow me to share a few confessions from my term as your chapter president thus far.
Katherine Craig | Dec 21, 2018
On Wednesday, November 26, 2018 members and guests of the MPI Ottawa Chapter gathered at the newly renovated host venue, Sala San Marco Conference & Events Centre to kick off the festive season. ‘Puttin’ on the Glitz Dinner Extravaganza’ was designed to be a night to remember with little surprises embedded into the evening programming. Guests were encouraged to put their best glitzy foot forward with a semi-formal to formal dress attire. The planning committee was thrilled to see guests took the theme to heart and showcased everything from glitzy shoes and dresses, to bow ties and top hats. MPI Ottawa sure knows how to dress to impress!
Kaitlyn Elgie | Dec 13, 2018
Last month, The Westin Ottawa hosted a Breakfast & Learn for clients in honour of Global Appreciation Week. Cynthia, the founder of Voice Found, addressed the group about human trafficking, specifically, how to recognize the signs and how to help prevent it in our communities. Needless to say, the conversation was powerful and eye opening.
Katherine Craig | Dec 4, 2018
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Alison Peverley | Oct 25, 2018
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