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Ottawa Foodie Girlz and Andaz Ottawa fundraiser for Harmony House

Back in November 2016, we received a message from our friend and Chef Stephen La Salle of Feast + Revel in the Andaz Ottawa asking us if we would be interested in collaborating with him again on a fundraiser for Harmony House in March in honour of International Women's Day with an event on Friday, March 24th, 2017. We quickly said yes to the partnership with Andaz Ottawa Byward Market for this event. In January, we met at and had a brainstorming session were we discovered the Harmony House was celebrating their 30th anniversary, this year.  Custom 30th anniversary cake by Top of the Hill Bakery | Photo credit: Eric Vance Photographer + Stylist Silent auction and raffle items |...

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Celebrating International Women's Day

International women's day is coming up March 8th! There are a few events being planned that we want you to know about! Here's are roundup of 3 food/drink related events happening around town. Women in IndustryDate: Saturday, March 11, 2017Time: 6:30pmLocation: Clover Food + DrinkPrice: $75 (5 course + 6 beers)Tickets: Call 613-680-8803 for reservationsWebsite: https://www.facebook.com/events/1373514272670273/ More information about the event from their press release: "Bicycle Craft Brewery’s co-owner, Laura Behzadi kicks off celebrations for International Wom-en’s Day, with the release of Freedom Machine Cherry Pale Ale, a beer that Behzadi has dubbed her feminist creation. She was the mastermind behind the recipe and the lead brewer, proving that women can make their mark and be at the forefront of the...

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Celebrating 2 years of Ottawa Foodie Girlz

It’s hard to believe that two years have already passed since Ottawa Foodie Girlz was formed. Two years ago, we didn’t know what the future held. All we had was an idea, enthusiasm and hope.  Well, now we can honestly say that we’ve exceeded anything we could have ever imagined. We had a great first year and year two was even better. A few things we’re proud to share: On October 21, 2015 we raised over $2600 at our Ladies' Night in support of Harmony House with the help of our friends at The Novotel, The Albion Rooms and our awesome vendors and sponsors. In September of 2015, Judy (our fearless leader and the heart&soul of OFG) was honoured to share her...

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Ladies' night fundraiser in support of Harmony House

We started planning this event at the end of August. Our last event, in May, was in support of the Ottawa Mission. This time we thought it would be great to support a women’s shelter so we decided to focus our efforts on Harmony House. We like to try different types of events and given the cause we thought a Ladies’ Night fundraiser was a perfect choice. We got in touch with Harmony House and started discussions with Kerry Gervais, their Fund Development Manager. Kerry Gervais speaking about Harmony House | Photo credit: Claude Haché For those of you that aren’t familiar with Harmony House, it’s a second-stage women’s shelter. They provide safe, affordable transitional housing for women and children...

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