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Metro Ottawa: Volunteers keep festivals moving

19 | May 2010

Volunteering offers team-building opportunities, said volunteer co-ordinator for the Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival Jessica Main. “And it’s a great way to meet new friends, you get to be outside all day long and enjoy free music. It’s just a fun event.” Continue reading the full article ...

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EMC Ottawa East: Debra Dynes to benefit from Dragon Boat races

08 | December 2009

The Debra Dynes Family House has been selected as one of the charities to benefit from the Dragon Boat Foundation. The Ottawa Dragon Boat Foundation (ODBF) has selected seven local charities to provide funds to over the next three years. A minimum of $600,000 will be dispersed among these seven ...

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Tea for Two Sisters BLOG: Epic Food Dissappointment at the Dragon Boat Festival

08 | September 2009

I think I’m going to have to lower my expectations a little bit when I eat at festivals and events.  ... Anyway, Christine and I had a blast at the Dragon Boat Race Festival, and we’ll probably return as volunteers next year. We will have to ensure that we have one day to wander around and photo ...

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Hugh Reekie BLOG: Scottish Dancers take part in Ottawa's Dragon Boat Festival

22 | August 2009

A group of Scottish Dancers from the Ottawa Branch, Royal Scottish Country Dance Society took part in Ottawa's Dragon Boat Races near Hog's Back Marina,Ottawa/Nepean in June 2000.    Continue reading the full post at High Reekie

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Metro Ottawa: A paddling success

22 | June 2009

“We had a ton of spectators,” said the festival’s development officer Rosemary Vaughan. In its 16th year, the event is possibly the best ever, said John Brooman, executive director of the Ottawa Dragon Boat Race Festival and the Ottawa Dragon Boat Foundation. Mooney’s Bay has been a great venue, ...

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Metro Ottawa: 'Best ever' dragon boat fest

21 | June 2009

Maggie Cartwright isn’t a paddler. But it didn’t stop the Montreal resident from coming out to what organizers are calling the "best ever" Ottawa Dragon Boat Race Festival yesterday. "I haven’t missed it in about three, four years," she said. "I love the boats and the energy of it all. This beac ...

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Tea for Two Sisters BLOG: Ottawa's 16th Annual Dragon Boat Race Festival

18 | June 2009

For now, I just wanted to let everyone know that Ottawa's 2009 Dragon Boat Race Festival will be starting tomorrow and will be finished on Sunday, June 21st, 2009! The 16th annual event will be held at Mooney's Bay, once again. And you know what? Admission is free! There won't be parking spots a ...

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Metro Ottawa: Dragon boat fest city's 'best-kept secret'

18 | June 2009

The best fests in life are free. Ottawa’s 16th annual non-profit Dragon Boat Festival is coming up this weekend at Mooney’s Bay, with free admission to spectators. Although it is North America’s largest dragon boat race festival, “the Dragon Boat Festival is the best-kept secret in Ottawa,” said ...

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Metro Ottawa: Dragon boat fest city's 'best-kept secret'

18 | June 2009

The best fests in life are free. Ottawa's 16th annual non-profit Dragon Boat Festival is coming up this weekend at Mooney's Bay, with free admission to spectators.Although it is North America's largest dragon boat race festival, "the Dragon Boat Festival is the best-kept secret in Ottawa," said ...

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Market Wired: Chris and Erin Phillips announced as honorary co-chairs of the Ottawa Dragon Boat Foundation

17 | June 2009

The Sens Foundation announced today the support of Ottawa Senators defenceman Chris Phillips and his wife Erin, who have been named honorary co-chairs of the Ottawa Dragon Boat Foundation. Continue reading the full article in Market Wired

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