Catherine Clark has made it her mission to highlight 150 great people who work tirelessly to make our city a better place. And guess what? Marlene Shepherd was chosen to be on the list alongside other community supporters Dennis Jackson, Brian Kilrea, Noemie Pound, Jennifer Nicol, and so many more. We have just included a small excerpt of Catherine's post, so we invite you to visit her BLOG to continue reading.
Marlene Shepherd is the founder of Shepherd's Fashions and has helped to dress thousands of Ottawa women over the years, starting at a tiny kiosk on Sparks Street and now at a large flagship store in Ottawa’s Train Yards. While Marlene is admired for her ability to inspire women to look and feel their best, she has also consistently used her presence on Ottawa’s retail scene to make a difference in the lives of those who need it most.
Marlene has supported numerous charities over the years – both as a philanthropist in her own right, but also through countless fashion events staged in her store where portions of the proceeds are donated to charities like the Youville Centre, St. Joe's Women Centre, Bruyere, an d The Royal's Women for Mental Health to name but a few. For her work raising awareness and funds for causes which help make Ottawa a better place, Marlene Shepherd is one of #150GreatPeople. Here, she answers the questionnaire:
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