2023 Business Sponsors

Thank you to our generous sponsors for this year’s Walk for the Centre

Our Event Sponsor

Flora Hall Brewing

This hospitality business is a neighborhood gathering place to welcome and delight our customers with delicious beer, food and attentive service. Flora Hall is a synthesis of Dave’s global travelling experience and other ventures. He opened in 2017 after renovating the interior of the Flora Hall structure with local trades and craft people. Dave is also passionate about benefitting community through his foundation. Enjoy the pleasure of your experience, a creative menu of craft beers, excellent home-made food and friendly atmosphere.

Our Silver Sponsor

Moo Shu Ice Cream & Kitchen

Moo Shu Ice Cream and Kitchen owners Liz Mok and Chris Mak offer ice cream from scratch made with farm fresh ingredients in the heart of Centretown at Bank Street and Flora. This popular spot offers delicious ice cream in very unique flavors, vegan options and scratch made cones. Come and enjoy the pleasure of real ice cream treats.

Centretown Pharmacy

Poverty is not a choice! It is a journey! CentreTown Pharmacy shares that journey in our community. Pharmacist George Zahalan treats all clients like family with a passion to serve. Let’s work together! They are open from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm Monday to Friday and 8:00 am – 4:00 pm weekends and holidays. You will find a friend at CentreTown Pharmacy.

Edward Jones Financial

Marty St. Denis and Andrew German will help you identify and reach your financial goals. Together with your advisor you can work to create and implement strategies and an appropriate mix of investments. At Edward Jones we understand your needs because we meet with you face to face on a regular basis. Doing so lets us offer investment strategies tailored specifically for you.

Maria Pecorella Insurance Agency Ltd.

At Maria Pecorella’s agency, Maria and her skilled team members take time to explain your insurance and financial options and provide valuable perspective so you can feel confident about your coverage choices. The Maria Pecorella Insurance Agency’s team is constantly looking for ways to save you money – and is also here at every stage of your life to ensure your coverage continues to meet your changing personal and financial goals. She has been helping people with their insurance needs for over 25 years. Maria and her colleagues are part of your community. Maria personally supports many charitable initiatives like the Walk For the Centre and sponsors sports teams. Connect with Maria and her team today at www.mariapecorella.com

Our Bronze Sponsors

Money Advisors

Cathie Orfali is the president of a full service financial planning office. She is committed to taking the time to know her clients, their needs, goals and dreams. Her passion is to empower and build their wealth. She sponsors a successful Money Advisors neighborhood free food giveaway each Christmas.

Escape Clothing Glebe

Superior service, personalized attention, Escape clothing is your first destination perking up a wardrobe. Locally owned and operated since 1989, customers come back for the friendly, helpful and knowledgeable service. Owners, Leslie and Kenetha, thoughtfully curated an affordable collection of casual clothing lines. With a genuine passion for fashion they will work with to find the right style and fit.

The Clothes Secret

This women’s consignment boutique carries a wide range of sizes and styles for every price range. Staff are happy to help you find whatever you need, whether it’s refreshing your wardrobe at the beginning of the season, or picking out an outfit for a special occasion. Family owned and operated for 32 years, The Clothes Secret has always been involved in the community, including supporting Out of the Cold suppers every year. Follow them on Facebook to check out their live shopping videos, and on Instagram to see their Deal of the Day posts. You can also shop their curated collection of favourites at www.shop.theclothessecret.com.

Supporting Sponsors

Eddy’s Diner

Eddy’s Diner, at 777 Bank St. in the Glebe, has good food at a great price, always friendly staff and very good service!

Prize Partners

Davidson’s Jewellers in the Glebe

Since 1939 we have been proud to serve the Ottawa Community with inspiring jewellry collections, personalized service and trusted expertise. We offer onsite jewelry and watch repair, custom design, manufacturing and appraisals in our gem laboratory. Our brands include jewelry from Birks, Simon G., Crown Ring, Canadian Diamonds and many more.

Knifewear in the Glebe

Knifewear offers handcrafted Japanese kitchen knives and kitchen accessories.  You will find friendly, knowledgeable staff at 800 Bank St. in the Glebe. Business owner Alex Dufort holds “Cut like a Chef ” classes, 2 hours of hands on experience, tips and skills to build your confidence in the kitchen.

Wild Oat Bakery, Cafe & Farm

The Wild Oat is a gourmet Cafe, eats and pastries with a fresh, health conscious focus, in a comfy art filled space.

J. D. Adam Kitchen Company

An amazing Kitchen Store! So much inventory and selection beautiful tablewear, unique gift ideas and home decor. Simply every kind of kitchen tool you would need, serving ware, cutleries and linens. All at 795 Bank St.

Our Valued Grocery Store Partners

Massine’s Independent Grocer

McKeen Glebe Metro

Loblaws at Isabella