Ottawa’s VOscars looking for volunteer nominations

WEST CARLETON – In West Carleton, you can’t flip over a rock without finding a volunteer underneath it.

Volunteer Ottawa will be holding its 10th Annual VOscars Awards Gala on the evening of April 23, at Ottawa City Hall.

The VOscars celebrates Ottawa’s vibrant volunteer community and gives special recognition to those individuals and organizations that have made a difference in our community.

“Do you know of someone who exemplifies the spirit of volunteering?” city staff released in a statement today (Jan. 15). “Do you know a young person or senior who has made a significant contribution to our community through their volunteering efforts? Do you know a corporation, business or organization that supports volunteering among its employees or that has built a successful volunteer program or promotes our community’s diverse populations in volunteering? Please consider nominating a worthy individual.”

The deadline for nominations is Wednesday, Feb. 12. To review the criteria and nomination process visit For more information, you can also contact Suzanne Seebach at