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Savour the Moment in support of the Children's Wish Foundation

There is a new food and wine event in town and it’s all for a great cause. On Friday, November 4th, the Children’s Wish Foundation is holding an upbeat, trendy cocktail party with an urban vibe at the Horticulture Building at Lansdowne. Savour the Moment promises to be a night full of the best food and drink samplings the city has to offer. The Children’s Wish Foundation is a uniquely Canadian charity that helps Canadian children, families and communities by granting the favourite wish of a child diagnosed with a life-threatening illness. With every wish that they grant, it creates moments of joy that ease the pain of a child, give respite to the child’s family, and connect healthcare professionals...

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February is Heart Month

For the second year in a row, Ottawa Foodie Girlz focused its February fundraising efforts for the Ottawa Heart Institute Foundation during Heart Month. We decided to hold an online auction from Feb 15-20, 2016 to raise funds towards a new hybrid operating room. This hybrid operating room provides one setting for multi-disciplinary team of cardiac surgeons, interventional cardiologists and electrophysiologists to work side-by-side treating all types of cardiac cases at the Ottawa Heart Institute. The Ottawa Heart Institute has very personal significance for me, as I was patient there in August 2011, at the age of 32. I learned that I was a candidate to have a Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy (PTE). It really is as complex and scary as it sounds, I...

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