Column: July 16, 2015

Fundraiser for Liam McKnight

Come out and join me, along with Paul and Kara from Sammy’s Bay Burgers, for a fun-filled fundraiser for young Constance Bay resident Liam McKnight who suffers from Dravet Syndrome, a rare and catastrophic form of epilepsy.

Friday, July 17
4pm to 8pm
Sammy’s Bay Burgers
131 Constance Bay Road

300 free Liam Burgers and french fries will be handed out in exchange for donations for the McKnight family. I will be assisting the chefs of Sammy’s with flipping burgers at the BBQ. Live entertainment will be provided. I hope to see you there!

Carp Family Dentistry Cares Day

Carp Family Dentistry has organized their CFD Cares Day, at which they will provide basic dentistry services to those in need at no cost to the clients. The services that will be provided are extraction, cleaning and basic fillings. The event is being held at their dental office at 3771 Carp Rd., on Saturday, July 18, from 8am to 4pm with registration starting at 7:30am. Please visit for more details.

My sincere thank you to Carp Family Dentistry for giving back to our community in such a positive way!

Pinhey’s Point Foundation Celebrating 35 Years

Congratulations to the Pinhey’s Point Foundation as they celebrate their 35th anniversary on July 20!

Pinhey’s Point Historic Site is located in Dunrobin and features a nearly 200-year-old manor house and surrounding ruins and is an Ontario Heritage Trust site. With its scenic views, historic buildings, stone ruins and rolling green hills, Pinhey’s Point is one of the most spectacular places in Ottawa. If you haven’t checked out this gem of Ward 5 yet, I suggest you do!

Outdoor film screening benefiting the Diefenbunker

In partnership with the Centretown Movies Outdoor Film Festival, the Diefenbunker is presenting a special screening of “Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb,” on Friday July 31 at 9pm. Admission is by donation and all funds raised will benefit the Diefenbunker.

Centretown Movies’ screenings take place in Dundonald Park, 512 Somerset St. W. The theatre floor is a grass field so make sure to bring a lawn chair or blanket.