The National Bank Financial Group has announced a fundraising campaign in support of Breakfast Clubs of Canada. Beginning November 17th, for a limited time, exclusively designed Breakfast Clubs of Canada Holiday Ornaments are available for $5 a pair. Breakfast Clubs of Canada was created in 2005 to provide fundraising and awareness support for community-based nutrition programs for schoolchildren across the country. Breakfast Clubs of Canada builds on the success and experience of Club des petits déjeuners du Québec (Quebec Breakfast Club), founded in 1994 by Breakfast Clubs of Canada’s president, Daniel Germain. The Club’s concept was built on the belief that all children could have an equal chance of success in school by starting their day off right with a nutritious breakfast, served in a positive and supportive environment.www.breakfastclubscanada.org
Ottawa thriller author Rick Mofina’s latest book, Six Seconds, has drawn early praise from James Patterson and Jeffery Deaver and will be released in Canada and the U.S. in January. Six Seconds, a global standalone thriller, is the story of a California mother’s anguished search for her abducted son, a haunted Mountie’s investigation into the strange death of an American reporter in the Rockies, and a plot to assassinate the pope during a U.S. visit – using the kidnapped boy as the weapon! www.rickmofina.com
Disabled Persons Community Resources (DPCR) celebrated its 50th Anniversary in 2008 and received the United Way/Centraide Ottawa’s Community Builder Award for People with Disabilities in recognition of its leadership and excellence in service delivery and programs. Founded in 1957, DPCR is a non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring the independence, participation and integration of people with physical disabilities in the Ottawa area. Through the delivery of its programs and services, DPCR has helped to build an inclusive and accessible community in which people with disabilities are able to exercise the same rights, choices and responsibilities as all other Canadians. Today, DPCR is an integral part of a community network promoting social change and the prevention of social problems.
This magnificent seven and a half foot, douglas frosted Christmas tree (PVC) tree comes pre-lit with 700 clear indoor lights on its 2,514 branches tipped with snow, red berries and pinecones, as well as a durable metal stand. Suggested retail price $369.99. Top your tree with Canadian Tire’s bronze and gold embossed star. This classic piece retails for $16.99. www.canadiantire.ca