Duane Francis is In the Community
Duane Francis was nominated for and named to the Ottawa Business Journal Forty Under 40 for 2010, joining an elite group of local business people who are committed to business achievement, professional expertise and community giving. Duane is now counted among a group of young businesspeople who are working to build Ottawa's economy and contributing to the overall well-being of the community.
Duane Francis is actively involved in numerous local charities such as The Christmas Cheer Breakfast, The United Way, The Healing Hands busy book (CHEO), The Ottawa Church of Christ and The Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation.
Duane has been a long time supporter of the United Way where he has served as an Account Executive for 15 years. In 2004, Duane co-founded The "Let's Take a Swing at Cancer" Golf Tournament in support of the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation. With the help of his efforts the tournament had raised almost $150,000 to help with the ongoing research and patient care through the foundation.