Community Involvement

Manoir Ronald McDonald House of Eastern Ontario

rmhoFor over 20 years, Lagois has involved staff, suppliers and trades in projects or events to support Manoir Ronald McDonald House – Ottawa. Herb Lagois has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2015 so that the Lagois team can continue further contributing to their great work.

Read more about Manoir Ronald McDonald House and our golf tournament

 

View a video (below) from the winners of our custom-built gazebo that was won at the Ottawa Home & Garden Show in April 2016!

 

Listing of Community Intitiatives

  • Coordinated installation of the Butterfly Garden sign for the Compassionate Friends in association with CHEO (2016)
  • Ronald McDonald House of Eastern Ontario Fundraising:
  • Custom built a gazebo to support Ronald McDonald House with the donation of close to $1,000 (2016)
    • 2011 – Sponsored a company golf tournament to support Ronald McDonald House with the donation of a bedroom set and $4,000.00 cash.
    • 2010 – Sponsored a company golf tournament to support Ronald McDonald House with donations of a bedroom set, patio set, and $4,000.00 cash.
    • 2009 – Sponsored a company golf tournament to raise funds for some desperately needed new furniture.
    • 2008 – Jointly with AATO organized a golf tournament to raise funds for Ronald McDonald House
    • 2007 – 2008 with the help and support of sub trades, built a play room addition to Ronald McDonald House of Eastern Ontario.
    • As a proud member of the Ottawa-Carleton Home Builders’ Association Renovators Council, Lagois for 9 years was a builder of a play structure.
    • At Lagois we find the projects allow our staff, suppliers and trades people to be involved. That strengthens and enhances our belief of community involvement.
    • Lagois has had the distinct honour of being the recipient of two Children’s Choice Awards for favourite play structure as chosen by children.

    Child’s House of Dreams Fundraiser Projects:

    • Tree Top Hide-Out’ Tree House 2006
    • ’Big Red 47? Fire Engine 2005
    • ‘Cactus Express’ Covered Wagon 2004
    • Lil’ Off Roader 2003
    • Yellow Submarine 2002 – Winner of the “Kids Choice” Award
    • The Ark 2001 – Winner of the “Kids Choice” Award
    • Castle of Dreams 2000
    • Gas station 1999
    • General Store 1998
  • Individual staff members and Lagois as a company have been supporting The Snowsuit Fund every Christmas since 2009
  • Volunteer to produce architectural drawings for the North Gower United Church interior renovation (2010)
  • Volunteer to produce architectural drawings for and build an arbour for the Compassionate Friends support group at CHEO (2010)
  • Volunteer to produce architectural drawings for a community for the Munster Community Association (2009)
  • Volunteer to produce architectural drawings for an archway into the Butterfly Garden for the Compassionate Friends in association
    with CHEO. (2009)
  • Co-Chair of the Association of Architectural Technologists (AATO) (2009)
  • Volunteer to produce architectural drawings for a community band shell in Manotick (2008)
  • Chair of the Association of Architectural Technologists (AATO) (2004-2006)
  • Ottawa Representative for the Ontario Home Builder’s Association (OHBA) Renovators Council (2004 – 2005)
  • Chair of the Ottawa-Carleton Home Builders’ Association Renovators Council (2003-2005)
  • Volunteer to produce architectural drawings for Castor Valley Middle School shade structure (2003)
  • Volunteer to produce architectural drawings for Osgoode Youth Association Centre (2003)