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Mayor’s City Builder Award – Mrs. Linda Graupner

Mayor Jim Watson presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award to Mrs. Linda Graupner who is a dedicated volunteer with Big Brothers Big Sisters Ottawa. Over the past decade, Mrs. Graupner has been matched with two Little Sisters. Her association extends to past involvement on the program committee and more recently as a participant with the Holiday Hamper Program and Council for Advancement, the organization’s fundraising arm. In addition, she is currently working on a program…
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Speech to the Ottawa Gatineau Hotel Association

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY *** Good afternoon Ladies and Gentlemen.I would like to thank you for the kind invitation to speak with you today. As the voice of the hotel industry in our region, you represent a critical driver of our economic success and prosperity. With your 57 members, you are a respected voice at Ottawa’s economic development table. I am dedicated to joining with you to raise the tourism profile of Ottawa around the world. Tourism…
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Mayor’s City Builder Award – the staff of the Lone Star Texas Grill restaurant

Mayor Jim Watson today presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award to the staff of the Lone Star Texas Grill restaurant at Baseline Road and Fisher Avenue for a surprise party that they organized for a young cancer survivor. With Ward Councillor Keith Egli, Mayor Watson presented a framed certificate of the Mayor’s City Builder Award to Darin Aughey, General Manager of Lone Star Texas Grill Restaurant Baseline and Chris Stearns, a server at the Lone…
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Mayor’s City Builder Award – Michaela Noffke

Mayor Jim Watson today presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award to Michaela Noffke. Mayor Watson and Stittsville Ward Councillor Shad Qadri presented Michaela Noffke with a framed certificate of the Mayor’s City Builder Award. Michaela is a dedicated and accomplished dance instructor who was already winning awards for her leadership at age 16. She is currently nearing completion of her studies in Sociology and Art History at Carleton University where she volunteers as a note…
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Mayor’s City Builder Award – Members of the Navan for Kraft Hockeyville 2011 Committee

Mayor Jim Watson today presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award to members of the Navan for Kraft Hockeyville 2011 Committee. Mayor Watson and Cumberland Ward Councillor Stephen Blais presented Co-Chairs Barry Irvine and Lyne Proulx, and Events Co-ordinators Stan Kowala and Bob Presland with framed certificates of the Mayor’s City Builder Award. The Navan for Kraft Hockeyville Committee undertook the challenge of promoting the Village of Navan in the Kraft Hockeyville 2011 competition as a…
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