Trivia Night Nets $3K For ROSSS

Rural Ottawa South Support Services (ROSSS) held a St. Patrick’s Day themed fundraiser at the Manotick Legion Wed., March 15.

The event netted $3,000 for the local organization, with close to 100 people taking part in the event.

The infamous Gord Smith, well known in the area for his work as a quiz master, directed a full house at the Manotick Legion Wed., March 15.

ROSSS plays a critical role in our local health care system providing affordable, quality health and social programs that support older adults, adults living with disabilities, and their caregivers who reside in rural communities south of Ottawa. In close collaboration with its clients, ROSSS delivers essential services that foster independence, promote quality of life, and maintain a healthy and safe environment for clients who continue to live in their homes. ROSSS also facilitates access to additional health and social programs to meet each client’s individual needs.

The next big fundraising event takes place May 6, as the Village Singers and Manotick Brass collaborate to present Manotick Musicale. The show is themed Fabulous Fifties, and there will be shows at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Manotick United Church. Tickets are $25 each.

The St. Paddy’s night themed fundraiser netted $3,000 for ROSSS. Winner of the 50/50 draw Penny Freitag won $319.00 (to the left) is with Kelly Dumas, Executive Director of ROSSS.

Featured Image – The first place winners of the trivia challenge was the McBlarney Cabbage Leaf. Top L to R The Downeys – Mark, Paul, Sean, Lorne, and Dan Proulx. Bottom (L to R) Susan Downey, Jane Dunlop, and Rebecca Proulx.