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World Ostomy Day - Chapter Activities

World Ostomy Day 2012
There are so many ways to show how we can celebrate World Ostomy Day. Activities like a Walk in the Park, picnic, Bowlathon, doing education sessions with other health care professionals in the hospitals, clinics, doctor offices or even in a mall. Do public gatherings inviting prominent personalities in your community. Do a public media  interview by radio or television  to name a few.

 As the WOD CHAIR, we still have time to organize get involve and participate to show to the WORLD that we can do it CANADA !!!!

On behalf of the UOAC and as the National Chair of the WOD, I would like to say thank you to all who supports and continue to do so in promoting WOD 2009. Hope everyone will have a good time and make September 29, 2012 a memorable day "LET’S BE HEARD".

Respecrfully Submitted,
Delilah  Guy RN. BN. ET.
World Ostomy Day National Chair

Each Chapter will be planning their own activities for World Ostomy Day. For complete details, contact the chapter.



 Chapter Name
 Proposed Activity
 Central Vancouver Island Chapter  
 Okanagan Mainline Ostomy Association  
 UOA Vancouver BC Chapter  
 UOAC Inc. Victoria BC Chapter  
 Calgary Ostomy Society  
 Edmonton Ostomy Association  
 Peace District Ostomy Association  
 UOA Lethbridge Chapter  
 Regina Ostomy Association Come out to celebrate World Ostomy Day:
Medical 1:
Friday. Sept.28, 10 am-3 pm: coffee, doughnuts, door prizes.
Saturday. Sept.29, 10 am-4 pm: coffee, doughnuts, door prizes, 10% off all ostomy supplies.
ETs will be available
 Saskatoon Ostomy Association When: Saturday, September 29, 2012, 1:00 p.m.
Program: In celebration of World Ostomy Day, we are planning an event at Nordon Medical, Sept 29th 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. We are hoping to have the reps there. We will have goodies, cupcakes, coffee and juice, with a balloon release at 3 p.m. Come join the celebration. The Sky is the Limit!
 Winnipeg Ostomy Association
 Belleville, Quinte West and Area Chapter  
 Brantford and District Ostomy Association  
 Halton Peel Counties  
 Hamilton and District Ostomy Association  The Hamilton & District Ostomy Association will display chapter and UOAC literature, WOD pins and posters at two locations on Friday September 28 - at McMaster Medical Centre in the morning and at the Juravinski Hospital in the afternoon. We are in the process of obtaining newspaper coverage or an interview with the local media.
 Kitchener/Waterloo Area Ostomy Chapter  
 Kawartha District Chapter  
 London and District Ostomy Association  
 Ostomy Muskoka
 Niagara Ostomy Association  
 North Bay & District Chapter  
 Oshawa and District Ostomy Association  
 United Ostomy Support Group, Ottawa Inc  
 Sarnia/Lambton Chapter  
 UOAC Sault Ste. Marie Chapter  
 Stratford and District Ostomy Association  
 Sudbury and District Ostomy Association  
 Thunder Bay (Sleeping Giant) Ostomy Association  
 Ostomy Toronto  Experience a night of great food and jazz. Join Ostomy Toronto in celebrating World Ostomy Day 2012 “Lets Be Heard”

Thursday September 27, 2012
Obika Mozzarella Bar

Please RSVP and Purchase Tickets ASAP as space is limited.

Ostomy Toronto
#416 596 7718

*all are welcome

** All proceeds go to Ostomy Toronto, supporting, educating and connecting Ostomates across the GTA
 Windsor and District Ostomy Association  
 Montreal Ileostomy and Colostomy Association There will be a Great Comebacks Award Brunch Renaissance as part of the World Day of ostomates Sunday, September 30, 2012. It will be held at Delta Hotel of Trois-Rivières, 1620, Notre Dame Centre, Trois-Rivières, Quebec, from 11 h 30 to 13 h 30. On this occasion, the name of the winner for the Province of Quebec's Renaissance Program will be unveiled and a surprise guest is also expected. The cost for brunch is $ 20 / person. Please, reserve before September 15, 2012 with Mr. Jean-Pierre Lapointe at 514-645-4023 or because seating is limited. A corporate rate is allocated for those who wish to rent a room. Please mention when booking that it is in the context of the Brunch.
 Montreal Youth Chapter  
 Association des Personnes Stomis�es de l''Estrie (A P S E)  
 Fredericton and District Ostomy Association  
 Miramichi Ostomy Association  
 Moncton and District Ostomy Association  
 Saint John Ostomy Association  
 Cape Breton Chapter  Cape Breton Chapter is acknowledging World Ostomy on the 28th of September with display and information at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital in Sydney
 Metro Halifax Chapter Victoria Park, Halifax. At the corner of Spring Garden Road and South Park Street. A joyous occasion to celebrate ostomates, who we are, what we've accomplished, where we are going.
Music, food,balloons, t-shirts for the first 75 people, placards and a walk around the park.
 Pictou County Ostomy Support Group  
 South West Nova Scotia Ostomy Chapter  
 Truro Ostomy Association  
 UOA PEI Chapter  
 Gander and District Ostomy Association WOD Proclamation with Mayor Cluade Elliott and the Town Council, Public Ostomy education information Booth at the Gander Mall, WOD cake will be provided for public  at the Gander Mall and a media interview with the Gander Newspaper (The Beacon).
 UOAC Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter (St. John's)  Chapter Information Session at the Delta Hotel


To see a summary of the activity of all the chapters, click here.