IBISKA for the CURE

Posted on Sep 13, 2013 in Community Involvement

This fall, IBISKA returns to the asphalt in an effort to raise funds and awareness for Breast Cancer Research in Canada. This year, along with 170,000 other participants, IBISKA is taking part in CIBCs Run for the Cure, a 5km run on October 6th, 2013. “Team IBISKA” is coming together to run for a future without breast cancer.  We run for the women, their husbands and children, and all of the families that have been affected by Breast...

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August 2013 – 100KM Bike Tour to raise funds for MS

Posted on Aug 13, 2013 in Community Involvement

Cathy Loosley, Account Director at IBISKA, is always up for a challenge especially when it comes to helping out on a fundraising effort for a worthy cause. She is a high energy individual who enjoys going beyond her immediate reach in her professional and personal life. This past weekend, Cathy challenged herself to completing a 100KM bike tour from Metcalfe to Cornwall to raise funds for Multiple Sclerosis. Funds that were raised as a result...

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IBISKA sponsors an art exhibition at the Diefenbunker Museum – launching September 14th 2013

Posted on Aug 13, 2013 in Community Involvement, IBISKA News

IBISKA is proud to support a local not-for-profit organization, One World Dialogue, who is organizing this fascinating event in partnership with the Deifenbunker Museum, on the theme of “Building Peace”.  The exhibition will run from September 14 until December 31, 2013 and is part of a three fold program offered this year by the Museum on the theme of Peace. In this unique underground setting, a historical artifact of the cold war era, the...

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IBISKA’s Cathy Loosley Top Fundraiser at Canoe for Kids

Posted on Jul 9, 2013 in Community Involvement, IBISKA News

IBISKA has been a strong supporter of the Christie Lake Kids charity for five years, donating and raising money to give kids from disadvantaged families the opportunity to attend summer camp at Christie Lake. Cathy Loosley, one of IBISKA’s Account Managers, brought this worthy cause to the attention of IBISKA and her suggestion that IBISKA participate in this event was met with much enthusiasm by senior management and staff.  Cathy has been...

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IBISKA Team – Top Fundraiser at Canoe For Kids

Posted on Jun 4, 2013 in Community Involvement, IBISKA News

The Canoe for Kids event took place on Saturday June 1st and a great day was had by all. Thankfully the weather held out for the morning making it a very pleasant day.  Overall the event raised in excess of $110,000 to support the Christie Lake summer camp and after school program. A couple of IBISKA consultants hopped on board the IBISKA canoe this year to lend some additional muscle power and enthusiasm to our paddling crew. MANY THANKS to...

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Canoe for Kids – Sat Jun 1 at Mooney’s Bay

Posted on May 5, 2013 in Community Involvement, IBISKA News

This year again, IBISKA staff will be paddling and fund raising in the Annual Enbridge Canoe for Kids on Saturday June 1st at Mooney’s Bay.  This is a wonderful event that we all enjoy and care deeply about.  It is a fun way to make a difference in the lives of children from disadvantaged families in our community.  In the past years, through our paddling effort and the generosity of our sponsors, more kids have had the opportunity to...

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Cleaning the Capital

Posted on Apr 20, 2013 in Community Involvement, IBISKA News

On April 19th, IBISKA staff eagerly rolled up their sleeves and dug into the garbage emerging after a long winter near the Rideau River locks using bags for garbage disposal, compost, and recycling. IBISKA volunteers chose this touristy area around Parliament Hill/Major’s Hill as it was a central location that receives a lot of summer traffic from locals and tourists alike. As we all know, spring in Ottawa can look rather messy with garbage...

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Wheel Chair Dare

Posted on Apr 7, 2013 in Community Involvement, IBISKA News

On April 6th, and for the 3rd year in a row, IBISKA participated in the Wheelchair Dare to raise funds for Muscular Dystrophy research and services. Four of IBISKA’s staff members have now taken the challenge of spending a day in a wheelchair. This year, Annemarie Banninger raised a total of $1700, with the help of everyone at IBISKA, placing her as the top fundraiser under the individual category. Hear more about Annemarie’s experience...

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