KS- March 7, 2012

Condors versus Blazers in friendly game with new honouray coach

Dropping the puck for the Condors Vs Blazers Game with Kelli Burke (President of the KMHA), Sean Brennan(Head coach Maj PW AA Blazers), and Coun. Hubley with player on the left Blazers Captain Liam Markhauserand Player on the right Condors Captain Chris Drake

Thank you to the Capital City Condors who welcomed me behind their bench, as an honouray coach during the Condors Challenge last Saturday.

The match was a friendly game versus the Kanata Blazers at the Bell Sensplex and the most touching part was to see the Blazers hold their sticks high as the Condors skated under off the ice.

The Condors are a special needs hockey team that features youth starting from age six who are ineligible to play on any other hockey team in the City of Ottawa due to a disability.

The team is now in its fourth year and was started by Jim Perkins, who was named the Citizen of the Year at the Kanata Chamber of Commerce awards last week, for his hard work and dedication to the team.

I want to thank the Kanata Minor Hockey Association, the Kanata Food Cupboard, the Condors and all of the volunteers involved in this game for making it a huge success.

For more information on this outstanding Kanata organization visit: http://capitalcitycondors.org/                                                                  


I want to thank the more than 70 community members who attended my first-ever Meet and Greet Breakfast last Saturday. The event raised more than $500 for the Kanata Food Cupboard; I want to thank everyone for supporting this vital resource in our community.

Chamber awards

Congratulations to the all the winners of the Kanata Chamber of Commerce People’s Choice Awards that were handed out on Feb. 23. It was a sold out event at the Brookstreet and I want to thank the staff for such a well organized event. A number of Kanata South businesses were honoured at the event including: Kanata Food Cupboard for Community Support/Non-Profit Organization of the Year, Grace In The Kitchen/Serious Cheese for New Business of the Year, The SPA Day Retreat for Health and Wellness Business of the Year and The WORKS was named Restaurant of the Year in Kanata, Congratulations! Thank you for proudly serving our community.

DIFD Pizza Fundraiser

The final tally is now in for the Do It For Daron Pizza fundraiser that Councillor Maria McRae and I co-hosted on Feb. 22; more than $4,500 was raised for the DIFD Foundation. I would like to thank Gabriel Pizza for donating all of the pizza for the event and everyone who volunteered to help increase awareness about mental health issues.

 Working for Kanata South

It is my privilege to serve as your councillor and to be a strong voice on the issues that affect you and your family at City Hall. Please feel free to contact my office with any concerns or comments, by phone:  613-580-2752, or by email:Allan.Hubley@ottawa.ca. You can also visit my website for more information: www.councillorallanhubley.ca or follow me on Twitter: @AllanHubley_23.


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