Keller Williams VIP in Bells Corners hosted a chili cook off
fundraiser to raise the money for Emily and her Mom to fly
to Orlando for another speaking engagement. Someone
donated Emily’s entire flight anonymously and we thank
them and everyone else who helps us immensely.
|April 30, 2008
Thanks to Allan Cayer, a member of the Ottawa South Rotary
Club and Keller Williams VIP Real Estate Agent, Emily found
out she liked telling others about her fundraising efforts and
about Tyler when she had her first opportunity to speak in
public at a luncheon attended by 13 members. The Club
When Emily’s grandpa mentioned to the Charity Committee
at Keller Williams VIP that he was going to be very busy
helping with his granddaughter’s Charity Garage Sale the
rest of the committee members were quick to jump on board.
Theresa Quann-Bakker was instrumental in introducing
Emily to the other Keller Williams offices in Ottawa who
chose her as their Youth Charity recipient. Emily was asked
to speak at their annual Inspirational Breakfast in October
2008. She took this opportunity to introduce Tyler to the 450
guests in attendance and was presented with a donation of
$5,000 from the three local Keller Williams’ offices.
|February 25, 2009
Emily’s grandpa, Paul Desrochers, a real estate broker with Keller
Williams VIP in Bells Corners, introduced Emily at the Keller
Williams International Family Reunion’s Inspirational
Brunch in Florida celebrating quiet heroes. The close to 7,000
agents in attendance were so moved by her story that Emily
received over $22,000USD in donations.
Emily with local MPP Norm Sterling at Queen’s Park.
|March 3, 2009
Emily was presented with an Ontario Junior Citizen Award offered
by the Ontario Community Newspaper Association and
sponsored by TD Bank. The official ceremony took place in the
Music Room at Queen’s Park with Lieutenant Governor of Ontario,
His Honour David C. Onley presenting the plaque.
|February 26, 2009
Julie Patterson of TVOKids presented Emily with a Super Citizen Award
during a day of filming in front of the green screen in Emily’s house. The
Super Citizen spot will likely air sometime in September 2009.
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