Corporate and Special Event Planning

Time to Myself

Time to Myself
It wasn’t intentional but I managed to take the weekend off.  Except for Friday night and this afternoon. Lol…so does that actually mean I only took Saturday off.  Oh well, whatever it was, it was fun.
Friday night I worked the Blue Wings game.  It was our Pink in the Rink game. We raised money for the Canadian Cancer Society in Perth. I had the most gorgeous pink ribbon balloons for the game, they looked great.  I was happy the Blue Wings won. Every home game I’ve been at they have lost, one of the players accused me of being bad luck. Imagine! Me, bad luck.  Actually I was starting to wonder the same thing because they’ve been winning when I haven’t been around.  The curse is obviously broken so it doesn’t matter anyway.
Saturday, Trevor the girls and I ran in the 9 Run Run charity run for mental health. It is a run put on by the Ottawa emergency services.  Mekayla ran amazingly well. Alyssa complained the whole way…my stomach, my head, my legs.  Can you imagine! I ran into two girls I went to public school with there. One of them recognized me and called out my name.  It was so wonderful to see them and to talk to them again. I hope I’ll get the chance to see them again. We also ran into several of Trevor’s firefighter buddies and their families. Not as many as I thought we’d see though. I started an Ottawa Fire Department Wives facebook page in hopes that we can create a better attendance at events like that.  Have a look at the photos of us on race day.
Julia O’Grady has big vision, fresh ideas and a proven track record in the events industry. She and her team work hard to exceed client expectations and push ITM Events to achieve greater heights. A driven entrepreneur, Julia also manages the business side of ITM Events including human resources, finances, marketing and writing grant and sales proposals. In taking a high level approach to event management, Julia is able to visualize a project from inception to successful execution. She attracts valuable sponsors by offering meaningful opportunities to engage with participants. Julia uses her keen analytical mind to create incredible events that maximize the available budget. When Julia isn’t planning unforgettable events, she loves travelling the world with her family, staying active, and enjoying fine food and martinis.


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