OCISO presents Nov 24 Benefit Concert with the Stairwell Carollers 2017-11-24T15:45:37+00:00
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ONLINE TICKETS CLOSE 7pm, Friday Nov 24! After that, $20 at the door.

Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization
(OCISO) presents a fundraising concert with:

The Stairwell Carollers

Celebrating 40 years of song and
40 years of support to newcomers to Canada!

M.C., Adrian Harewood, CBC Ottawa

Friday November 24, 7:30pm
Southminster United Church
15 Aylmer Ave at Bank St

The Stairwell Carollers present their previous donation to OCISO:
December 2015

Stairwell Carollers sing the “Rideau Carol” by OCISO’s David Rain, evoking the sites and sounds of the nation’s capital

The Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization (OCISO) is very excited to be presenting the award-winning a cappella choir, the Stairwell Carollers, in an all-Canadian program of Christmas carols, old & new: “A Canadian Christmas.”

Concert goers on Nov 24 will be blessed indeed, as you’ll have the opportunity to hear three “world premiere” Xmas carol performances, two composed by Stairwell Carollers’ director Pierre Massie, and one by OCISO’s own David Rain!

This is a benefit concert for OCISO, and it also celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Stairwell Carollers in 2017-18, as well as OCISO’s own 40th anniversary coming up in 2018.

Tickets are $20 at the door, or $15 in advance at:

  • The Leading Note, 370 Elgin St;
  • Compact Music, 206 & 785 ½ Bank St locations;
  • Books on Beechwood, 35 Beechwood Ave;
  • OCISO offices, 959 Wellington St West & 1800 Bank St, 3rd floor; or
  • online at Canada Helps.

Children 12 and under, free.

For more info, contact:

David Rain,  drain@nullociso.org, or Elizabeth Gluckstal, egluck@nullrogers.com.

Proceeds to support OCISO’s programs for newcomers to Canada.

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Our Mission!

OCISO supports immigrants through the journey of making Canada their home by providing creative and responsive programs that are culturally and linguistically appropriate, by building community through mutual respect and partnerships, and by fostering healthy and inclusive spaces for open dialogue and healing.

What we do 🙂

We are community based non-profit organization that has been providing services in Ottawa since 1978. We are motivated by the stories of new immigrants, and we are there every stage of the journey. OCISO directly serves over 10,000 immigrants and refugees every year. Our work is augmented by the generous efforts of our enthusiastic, caring and talented staff, volunteers, both established and new Canadians.