JEWISH WAR VETERANS SCHOLARSHIP: The Jewish War Veterans of Canada, Ottawa Post, is offering two (2) $ 1000.00 scholarships to deserving Jewish students who are graduating in 2018 from secondary school and are entering university in 2018.
Applicants must be between the ages of 16 and 19 years on or before the 31st of May 2018 and be residents of the National Capital Region.
In the letter of application, candidates will provide evidence of superior qualities of leadership, good citizenship, complete school mark records including the final year, and sportsmanship at school, within the Jewish Community and community-at-large. All applicants should provide a letter stating why they think they are eligible. Enclose any supporting material that you may think relevant. All documentation must be received no later than July 13, 2018. Send Submissions to : Ruth Aaron 877 Maplecrest Avenue Ottawa, Ontario K2A 2Z7.
JEWISH FAMILY SERVICES: Client with some mobility issues is looking for a friendly visitor to spend time together working in her garden every week or two. JFS neighbourhood. Female preferred.
Newcomer to Ottawa (Alta Vista area) is looking for a female companion to join her at AJA 50+ events and other events/outings. Companion to provide transportation. Client uses a walker.
Elderly client who is visually and hearing impaired needs a visitor for about 45 min-1 hr every 2-3 weeks, at his home on Merivale Rd. Communication will need to be in writing, or by typing on your laptop in large print. To take on any of these mitzvot, please contact the JFS Volunteer Desk at 613.722.2225, x315.NA’AMAT CANADA OTTAWA: New Directory. New Features. Great Savings. Purchase your 2018 Ottawa Jewish Directory at the advance sale days and save $4. Where: Soloway Jewish Community Centre. When: Tuesday, June 19, 8:30 am – 12:30 pm; Wednesday, June 20, 8:30 am – 12:30 pm & 5:30 – 9:30 pm; Thursday, June 21, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. Price: $23 (regular price: $27). The Directory is produced by Na’amat Canada Ottawa. Your purchase helps improve the lives of women and families in need in Israel and Canada, and connects our community. Thank you!