Ottawa General Contractors’ Initiative with Habitat for Humanity

Ottawa General Contractors’ Initiative with Habitat for Humanity











During the month of July, Ottawa General Contractors will donate $ 250 on behalf of all home owners signed with Ottawa General Contractors.


Ottawa, Ontario (PRWEB) June 08, 2011

Ottawa General Contractors recently announced the creation of a new program to help support Habitat for Humanity. During the month of July, the company will contribute $ 250 to Habitat for Humanity on behalf of each homeowner who signs for a renovation project of over $ 10,000. Homeowners who have been considering hiring a contractor to make renovations or additions to their homes can ensure that Habitat for Humanity will receive the donations when they sign with Ottawa General Contractors for those renovations before the end of July.

Habitat for Humanity is a non-profit organization with a mission to activate volunteers and partners in the community for the purpose of breaking the poverty cycle by building reasonably priced housing and supporting home ownership. The organization has a vision of a world in which all people have a decent and safe place to live, and its members believe all human beings have worth and dignity. Their mission is to provide everyone with a safe, decent and affordable place to live.

“As the leader of OGC I believe that the underpinning of our humanity has always been the community, starting with the family unit”, says Ottawa General Contractors owner, Moe Abbas. “We are in a position to give and because we are in that position it then becomes our mantle of responsibility. Our campaign is not about renovating homes, its about building communities”.

Renovations booked with Ottawa General Contractors during July will serve as a means to raise funds for Habitat for Humanity and help provide decent housing for less fortunate people in the community. Habitat for Humanity provides a valuable service for people who cannot afford to buy new homes, and Ottawa General Contractors are happy to assist the organization in those efforts. The company has always focused on helping the community and keeping families unified, and giving a portion of their profits to Habitat for Humanity is one way for them to give back to those in the area. They plan to do even more work with Habitat for Humanity in the next few months.

As one of the leading contractors in Ottawa, Ottawa General Contractors was a finalist in marketplace trust for the Better Business Bureau Torch Award in 2010. They strive to remain worthy of the trust their clients place in them and believe that people are more important than company profit.

Homeowners can help make a difference in the lives of some of the area’s needy people when they schedule their renovations with Ottawa General Contractors in the month of July. People who do not sign for renovations during July can still benefit Habitat for Humanity by visiting Ottawa General Contractors’ Facebook page. The company will donate one dollar in behalf of each person who clicks the “like” button on the page.

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Ottawa General Contractors — Renovations Made Affordable

Ottawa General Contractors — Renovations Made Affordable











(PRWEB) February 25, 2011

While economic times may be tough, an Ottawa contracting company is making it easy for home owners to renovate their homes. For a limited time, Ottawa General Contractors is offering free financing with no payments, no interest, and no penalties for six months.

Ottawa General Contractors services are focused on home renovations that will improve the estate value – kitchen renovation, basement renovation, bathroom renovation, and Home Additions.

The new financing option will make it easier to do renovations in Ottawa as it allows home owners to renovate their home without a dollar of their own money for six months, and then either pay the minimum monthly payments or pay it off completely with no penalties. A kitchen renovation or basement renovation is great for a short and long term investment in a home. The house value goes up substantially without any risk or payments from the owner for six months. So for example, Home owners considering putting their house on the market in the near future, Can finance major renovations to their house which would add value beyond the costs incurred, and pay off the costs upon the sale of the property, increasing their net profit substantially.

With free consultation and estimates, very quick response time, competitive pricing and great service, and now a financing option with over 90% approval rate, Ottawa General Contractors make it easy and effortless for Ottawa residents to improve and protect their most important asset – their home.

Ottawa General Contractors is a member of many professional organizations including the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce, The Better Business Bureau, and the Ottawa Renovators Council.

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Major National Occupational Health & Medicine Conference Invites General Public to Attend and Learn of an Unfolding Crisis

Major National Occupational Health & Medicine Conference Invites General Public to Attend and Learn of an Unfolding Crisis











Toronto, ON (PRWEB) June 6, 2006

Asked the nature of the crisis to be addressed at the OEMAC conference, conference chair Dr. Noel Kerin stated that it is both a human crisis and a looming economic crisis for industry. “Currently, one third of manufacturing costs are devoted to human capital” said Dr. Kerin, “and mismanagement of human capital can drive that figure to 40+% of total costs. At that point, trying to manage a profitable business in the global market is a downhill slope. From the human aspect, the impact of chronic diseases on workers, families and employers is a legacy which modern industry must address effectively.”

Dr. Kerin noted that this conference is of particular importance to all parties involved in Human Capital Management. “By opening the conference to non-medical people and industry” Kerin said, “we can bring all the workplace stakeholders together—unions, management, insurance, and WSIB—with a forum where they’ll be heard on issues.”

Topics on the conference agenda, to be delivered by an international who’s who of occupational medicine, include Occupational Asthma, Beryllium—the ‘new’ chronic lung disease, and Mental Health in the workplace. “Economics of Occupational Health” will look at Benefits for the Workplace, The Cost of human Capital, and Examples of Best Practices in Industry.

Dr. Kerin said that the overarching purpose of the Conference was to build answers to three key questions and bring them to the front of mind of business. “How can we help our employees stay at work and be healthy? How can we help our employees return to work in a timely manner? How are we doing in this regard?” Dr. Kerin said. “If we can start to share and understand the different perspectives, Canadian Industry will be in a better position to make sound human capital management decisions—particularly in relation to chronic diseases’ huge toll on employees and industry.”

OEMAC sees the Conference as a unique opportunity to develop consensus. “We—all parties—need to learn how human capital can be better managed.” said Dr. Kerin. “And we need to learn quickly, if Canadian industry wants to continue as global competitors. The statistics are grim, and they don’t lie.”

Contacts:

Dr. Noel Kerin

Chair, Conference Planning Committee

The Occupational and Environmental Medical Association of Canada

Cell: 416-618-7716

Office: 416-488-2900

Dr. Howard Hamer

Conference Planning Committee

Phone: 416-248-5539

The Occupational and Environmental Medical Association of Canada

1-866-513-9925

OEMAC.org

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Solace Systems Appoints Former General Electric Executive as CFO

Solace Systems Appoints Former General Electric Executive as CFO











Ottawa, Canada (PRWEB) May 27, 2008

Solace Systems, the leading supplier of high-speed, low-latency content networking systems, today announced the appointment of Wojo Zielonka as chief financial officer. Mr. Zielonka will be responsible for steering Solace’s financial and operational planning as the company grows.

Mr. Zielonka joins Solace most recently from the Hydro Ottawa Group of Companies where he managed day-to-day operations as both CFO and CIO. Prior to that, he held several senior-level business development, finance and operations positions over a 10-year period with General Electric’s global operations in the United States, Mexico, Ireland, England and Poland.    

“Having someone with Wojo’s breadth of expertise as we move forward will be crucial to our organization,” said Craig Betts, Solace’s CEO. “His understanding of the operational best practices of major global corporations will benefit Solace as we move through the various phases of our corporate growth cycle.”

Mr. Zielonka is a Chartered Accountant and CPA (Illinois) and holds a BA from Carleton University.

About Solace Systems

Founded in 2001, Solace Systems (http://www.solacesystems.com) has become a leading provider of content networking solutions for enterprises, information providers and service providers globally. With Solace hardware, distributed applications share high-throughput, low-latency content distribution in an easy to manage, lower cost of ownership form factor.

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Canadian Arrow Private Spacecraft visits Ottawa General Aviation Career Day – Press Conference and Show

Canadian Arrow Private Spacecraft visits Ottawa General Aviation Career Day – Press Conference and Show










(PRWEB) September 15, 2004

Please be advised that the press conference will be held at the Ottawa Flying Club on SPETEMBER 24th 2004 at 1:30 p.m. at 20 Lindbergh (613)-523-2142 (Industry officals will be present including viewing and photo ops of the Canadian Arrow.

The Canadian Arrow (Ansari x-prize entrant) the Canadian spacecraft is coming to the Ottawa Flying Club General Aviation Day (September 25, 2004) along with top industry and governing officials. The point of this event is to inform the public that since 9/11, aviation is now finally on an upswing.

The following bodies will be attending this event to inform the general public about what the future holds with respect to aviation career paths, opportunity and aviation in general:

Transport Canada (TC)

Aviation Transport Asscociation of Canada (ATAC)

Canadian Space Agency (CSA)

Nav Canada (NavCan)

Canada Owners and Pilots Association (COPA)

Canadian Aviation Maintenance Council (CAMC)

Air Canada Pilot’s Association (ACPA)

Team Canadian Arrow (TCA)

et al. (etc.)

For further information, contact:

Charles Shefler

Membership Services/Marketing Coor.

Ottawa Flying Club

20 Lindbergh Private

Ottawa, ON K1V 1H7

Tel (613) 523-2142

Fax (613) 523-2187

marketing@ofc.ca

http://www.ofc.ca


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