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Ottawa Founder's Day Speaker Reception
Thursday, March 8, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Geneva Hall, 227 Elgin St., Courtyard Entrance, Ottawa, ON

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Meet up with fellow alumni in your region to mark Western's founding in 1878, 140 years ago.

Network with fellow alumni in Ottawa and hear from our featured guest speaker, Dr. Jeffrey Turnbull, MEd'90, Medical Director of the Ottawa Inner City Health Project. Dr. Turnbull recently left his role as Chief of Staff at The Ottawa Hospital to devote more time to providing healthcare to some of Ottawa’s most vulnerable populations, specifically people who are homeless. Dr. Turnbull will be speaking on the topic, Homelessness and health: Our collective responsibility.

Registration is $10 per person and includes appetizers and refreshments, along with one beer or wine ticket. Please register online by Monday, March 5, 2018.


Jefferey Turnbull
Medical Director of the Ottawa Inner City Health Project

Western Alumni is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. Please contact us if you have any particular accommodation requirements or require information in an alternate format.

We are sorry, the deadline for registering for this event online has passed. Please email alumnirsvp@uwo.ca or call 1-800-258-6896 and press 2 if you are still interested in attending. Please leave your name, email, phone number, the name of your guest and specify which event you will be attending.














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About Western Founder’s Day

Founder’s Day is celebrated each year by the Western community on March 7 - the anniversary of the University’s founding in 1878.

It is a time for alumni, students, faculty and staff - wherever they are around the world - to reconnect and share in a celebration of everything #purpleandproud.