Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Noella Charles

Community activist and mentor

Born in St. Lucia; has lived in Ottawa for the past thirty years.

Active member in the community including past Vice President of United Black Women of Ottawa, past Vice President of Fete Caribe, past and Vice President of the St. Lucia Ottawa Association.

Presently the President of the St. Lucia Ottawa Association.

Worked for the E.A.G.L.E. Training Centre as Outreach Fundraising Manager, and the Mentoring Coordinator; owns an event planning business called Diamond Events.

Serves as a volunteer in the Ottawa community as a member to the Caribbean Associations Presidents committee, and the Organization of the Eastern Caribbean Advisory Committee to the OECS High Commissioner.

Volunteered for the Parent Council Awards Committee at Hillcrest High School and was a past Fundraising Coordinator at Robert Bateman Public School.

Was part of the team who planned a very successful first for Ottawa; the Caribbean Games Evening, in March 2008.

Her commitment and dedication to the community was recognized in 2007 as the recipient of the City of Ottawa, Civic Appreciation Award 2007.


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