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    One of the soggiest Stampede’s on record certainly didn’t dampen the enthusiasm- nor philanthropic spirit at many an event. Your faithful social scribe put the boots and jeans on for a few last hurrahs-the annual Hays Breakfast and Gibson Energy’s Annual Stampede soiree-both held at Heritage Park. The former-as dubbed, I believe, by Mayor Naheed […]

    071316-Cal_0723_Hays_1.JPG-Cal_0723_Hays_1-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 0723 Stamp finals 5 Legendary philanthropist W. Brett Wilson is pictured with his son Russel at the NutAle Fundraiser held at Bottlescrew Bill's. Wilson joined forces with Bret Hart and yours truly to create unique beers using the surprise ingredient of bull testicles. Each pint of beer was sold for $100 with proceeds going to the Calgary Prostate Cancer Centre.Cal 0723 Stamp finals 3 Postmedia columnist Deborah Yedlin poses for the lens with Ranchmen' s Club chef extraordinaire Kenneth Titcomb at the Field Law Stampede fete held at the venerable club.Cal 0723 Stamp finals 1 Cenera partner Glenn Tibbles and his wife Suzanne Devonshire Baker of the architecture firm bearing her name had a wonderful time at the US Consul Independence Day celebration.Cal 0723 Stamp finals 2 Quebec City deputy mayor Michelle Morin-Doyle (left) is pictured with Air Canada regional sales manager Helene Larway at the Field Law Stampede fete held at the Ranchmen's Club. .Cal 0723 Stamp finals 4 CIR Realty's Colleen Standen and her husband, Vital Energy's Jeff Standen were among the several hundred guests in attendance at the Scott Land Stomp. More than $25,000 was raised for the Calgary Prostate Cancer Centre at this year's Stomp.Cal 0723 Hays 2 Highwood Distillers Gerry Berkhold and his wife Bev were among the thousands of guests in attendance at the Hays Breakfast held July 10 at Heritage Park. The who is who in business and political circles consider the Hays Breakfast a must see and be seen event.Cal 0723 Hays 3 U of C General Counsel Karen Jackson and U of C president Elizabeth Cannon pose for the lens at the Hays Breakfast held July 10 at Heritage Park. Who was not there would make a much shorter listing as it is estimated more than 3000 guests attended this year.Cal 0723 Hays 4 Guy Huntingford, co-CEO of CHBA-UDI, Calgary region and his wife Riina were among the thousands of guests in attendance at the Hays Breakfast held July 10 at Heritage Park.Cal 0723 Hays 5 Calgary Stampede honorary life director Glenn Street (left) and MLA Richard Gottfried had a great time at the Hays Breakfast held July 10 at Heritage Park.Cal 0723 Gibson 7 Pictured, from left, at Gibson Energy's annual BBQ held this year July 11 at Heritage Park, are the Gibson team of Mary-Anne Good, Lillian Alli-Balogun, Launa Rauser, Chris Doncaster, Pati Dalk and Diane Bell. The fab fewer raised funds for the Calgary Food Bank.Cal 0723 Gibson 1 Inclement weather didn't dampen the attendance-nor dollars raised for Put the Boots to Hunger at Gibson Energy's annual BBQ held this year July 11 at Heritage Park. Among the celebs in attendance were REAL cowboys- as opposed to we wanna be's- from left, Tyler Harr, Ryan Dirteater and Brady Sims.Cal 0723 Gibson 2 Inclement weather didn't dampen the attendance-nor dollars raised for Put the Boots to Hunger at the Gibson Energy annual BBQ held this year July 11 at Heritage Park. Among the celebs in attendance were REAL cowboys- as opposed to we wanna be's- from left, Chase Outlaw, Cory Wiese and Jim Berry.Cal 0723 Gibson 3 Gibson's annual BBQ held this year July 11 at Heritage Park, was not only lots of fun but philanthropic as well with funds raised supporting the Calgary Food Bank. Pictured, from left are Gibson chief financial officer Doug Wilkins, event manager and executive assistant Sheila Hellevang and Gibson president and CEO Stew Hanlon.Cal 0723 Gibson 4 Gibson's annual BBQ held this year July 11 at Heritage Park, was not only lots of fun but philanthropic as well with funds raised supporting the Calgary Food Bank. Pictured are Joe Kajakajian (left) and Wale Balogun with Investor's Group. The pals jokingly referred to themselves as Kim and Kanye-as in Kardashian and West.Cal 0723 Gibson 5 All smiles at Gibson energy's annual BBQ held this year July 11 at Heritage Park, are past Gibson president Bob Laidlaw and his wife Esther. Gibson's has been an invaluable member of the Calgary community for 63 years.Cal 0723 Gibson 6 Pictured, from left, at Gibson Energy's annual BBQ held this year July 11 at Heritage Park, are Rundle College's Jessica Kim, Oxbow's Rick Pineau and Aactive Coin's Ted Basset.071316-Cal_0723_Hays_1.JPG-Cal_0723_Hays_1-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 0723 Stamp finals 5 Legendary philanthropist W. Brett Wilson is pictured with his son Russel at the NutAle Fundraiser held at Bottlescrew Bill's. Wilson joined forces with Bret Hart and yours truly to create unique beers using the surprise ingredient of bull testicles. Each pint of beer was sold for $100 with proceeds going to the Calgary Prostate Cancer Centre.Cal 0723 Stamp finals 3 Postmedia columnist Deborah Yedlin poses for the lens with Ranchmen' s Club chef extraordinaire Kenneth Titcomb at the Field Law Stampede fete held at the venerable club.Cal 0723 Stamp finals 1 Cenera partner Glenn Tibbles and his wife Suzanne Devonshire Baker of the architecture firm bearing her name had a wonderful time at the US Consul Independence Day celebration.Cal 0723 Stamp finals 2 Quebec City deputy mayor Michelle Morin-Doyle (left) is pictured with Air Canada regional sales manager Helene Larway at the Field Law Stampede fete held at the Ranchmen's Club. .Cal 0723 Stamp finals 4 CIR Realty's Colleen Standen and her husband, Vital Energy's Jeff Standen were among the several hundred guests in attendance at the Scott Land Stomp. More than $25,000 was raised for the Calgary Prostate Cancer Centre at this year's Stomp.Cal 0723 Hays 2 Highwood Distillers Gerry Berkhold and his wife Bev were among the thousands of guests in attendance at the Hays Breakfast held July 10 at Heritage Park. The who is who in business and political circles consider the Hays Breakfast a must see and be seen event.Cal 0723 Hays 3 U of C General Counsel Karen Jackson and U of C president Elizabeth Cannon pose for the lens at the Hays Breakfast held July 10 at Heritage Park. Who was not there would make a much shorter listing as it is estimated more than 3000 guests attended this year.Cal 0723 Hays 4 Guy Huntingford, co-CEO of CHBA-UDI, Calgary region and his wife Riina were among the thousands of guests in attendance at the Hays Breakfast held July 10 at Heritage Park.Cal 0723 Hays 5 Calgary Stampede honorary life director Glenn Street (left) and MLA Richard Gottfried had a great time at the Hays Breakfast held July 10 at Heritage Park.Cal 0723 Gibson 7 Pictured, from left, at Gibson Energy's annual BBQ held this year July 11 at Heritage Park, are the Gibson team of Mary-Anne Good, Lillian Alli-Balogun, Launa Rauser, Chris Doncaster, Pati Dalk and Diane Bell. The fab fewer raised funds for the Calgary Food Bank.Cal 0723 Gibson 1 Inclement weather didn't dampen the attendance-nor dollars raised for Put the Boots to Hunger at Gibson Energy's annual BBQ held this year July 11 at Heritage Park. Among the celebs in attendance were REAL cowboys- as opposed to we wanna be's- from left, Tyler Harr, Ryan Dirteater and Brady Sims.Cal 0723 Gibson 2 Inclement weather didn't dampen the attendance-nor dollars raised for Put the Boots to Hunger at the Gibson Energy annual BBQ held this year July 11 at Heritage Park. Among the celebs in attendance were REAL cowboys- as opposed to we wanna be's- from left, Chase Outlaw, Cory Wiese and Jim Berry.Cal 0723 Gibson 3 Gibson's annual BBQ held this year July 11 at Heritage Park, was not only lots of fun but philanthropic as well with funds raised supporting the Calgary Food Bank. Pictured, from left are Gibson chief financial officer Doug Wilkins, event manager and executive assistant Sheila Hellevang and Gibson president and CEO Stew Hanlon.Cal 0723 Gibson 4 Gibson's annual BBQ held this year July 11 at Heritage Park, was not only lots of fun but philanthropic as well with funds raised supporting the Calgary Food Bank. Pictured are Joe Kajakajian (left) and Wale Balogun with Investor's Group. The pals jokingly referred to themselves as Kim and Kanye-as in Kardashian and West.Cal 0723 Gibson 5 All smiles at Gibson energy's annual BBQ held this year July 11 at Heritage Park, are past Gibson president Bob Laidlaw and his wife Esther. Gibson's has been an invaluable member of the Calgary community for 63 years.Cal 0723 Gibson 6 Pictured, from left, at Gibson Energy's annual BBQ held this year July 11 at Heritage Park, are Rundle College's Jessica Kim, Oxbow's Rick Pineau and Aactive Coin's Ted Basset.

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    Man it’s tough to remain positive these days. An endless stream of bad news and the world seemingly gone mad make it increasingly challenging to find the sunny side of life. And yet there are all kinds of good news stories out there. One need only look at the outstanding success of the recent W. […]

    072516-Cal_0730_Wilson_8.JPG-Cal_0730_Wilson_8-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 0730 Wilson 1 One of the best parties there is is the annual W. Brett Wilson Garden Party. This year's fab fete raised more than$500,000 for myriad charities with a focus on mental health. Pictured is Lindsay Bear with Wood's Homes, one of this year's funding recipients.Cal 0730 Wilson 2 Pictured at the annual W. Brett Wilson Garden Party are Calgary Counselling Centre's Jenna MacDonald (left) and Cathy Keough. This year's fab fete raised more than$500,000 for myriad charities with a focus on mental health. Calgary Counselling Centre was one of the recipients.Cal 0730 Wilson 3 Corkscrew Media and Vintage Fund's Scott Henuset and his wife Suzanne were among the nearly 1000 guests in attendance at the annual W. Brett Wilson Garden Party held recently on the grounds of Wilson's Mt. Royal estate.Cal 0730 Wilson 4 Eye Health Centres' Diana Monea pulled out all the fashion stops to attend the annual W. Brett Wilson Garden Party held recently on the grounds of Wilson's Mt. Royal estate.Cal 0730 Wilson 5 Renowned artist and actor Chris Tutty is pictured with Terri-Linn Heywood at the annual W. Brett Wilson Garden Party held recently on the grounds of Wilson's Mt. Royal estate. More than $500,000 was raised for myriad charities with a focus on mental health.Cal 0730 Wilson 6 The annual W. Brett Wilson Garden Party is a must attend event and his year's, held recently on the grounds of Wilson's Mt. Royal estate, was no exception. Pictured, from left, are guests Volker Stevin Canada's Fred Desjarlais, Donna and John Ferrara-Kerr and Counc. Joe Magliocca. More than $500,000 was raised for myriad charities with a focus on mental health.Cal 0730 Wilson 7 Melissa Best and her daughter Julia were among the nearly 1000 guests in attendance at the annual W. Brett Wilson Garden Party held recently on the grounds of Wilson's Mt. Royal estate.Cal 0730 Wilson 9 Pictured, from left, at the annual W. Brett Wilson Garden Party held recently on the grounds of Wilson's Mt. Royal estate are Calgary Herald deputy editor Monica Zurowski with her niece Mackenzie DePatie, Calgary Health Trust board member Cynthia Moore and philanthropist Gail O'Brien.Cal 0730 Wilson 10 Posing for the lens at the annual W. Brett Wilson Garden Party held recently on the grounds of Wilson's Mt. Royal estate are Tamara Isbister and Dr. Shelley Spaner, Calgary Prostate Cancer board member.Cal 0730 Wilson 11 All smiles at the annual W. Brett Wilson Garden Party held recently on the grounds of Wilson's Mt. Royal estate are Super 8's Marc Staniloff (left) and Jayman BUILT's Jay Westman.072516-Cal_0730_Wilson_8.JPG-Cal_0730_Wilson_8-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 0730 Wilson 1 One of the best parties there is is the annual W. Brett Wilson Garden Party. This year's fab fete raised more than$500,000 for myriad charities with a focus on mental health. Pictured is Lindsay Bear with Wood's Homes, one of this year's funding recipients.Cal 0730 Wilson 2 Pictured at the annual W. Brett Wilson Garden Party are Calgary Counselling Centre's Jenna MacDonald (left) and Cathy Keough. This year's fab fete raised more than$500,000 for myriad charities with a focus on mental health. Calgary Counselling Centre was one of the recipients.Cal 0730 Wilson 3 Corkscrew Media and Vintage Fund's Scott Henuset and his wife Suzanne were among the nearly 1000 guests in attendance at the annual W. Brett Wilson Garden Party held recently on the grounds of Wilson's Mt. Royal estate.Cal 0730 Wilson 4 Eye Health Centres' Diana Monea pulled out all the fashion stops to attend the annual W. Brett Wilson Garden Party held recently on the grounds of Wilson's Mt. Royal estate.Cal 0730 Wilson 5 Renowned artist and actor Chris Tutty is pictured with Terri-Linn Heywood at the annual W. Brett Wilson Garden Party held recently on the grounds of Wilson's Mt. Royal estate. More than $500,000 was raised for myriad charities with a focus on mental health.Cal 0730 Wilson 6 The annual W. Brett Wilson Garden Party is a must attend event and his year's, held recently on the grounds of Wilson's Mt. Royal estate, was no exception. Pictured, from left, are guests Volker Stevin Canada's Fred Desjarlais, Donna and John Ferrara-Kerr and Counc. Joe Magliocca. More than $500,000 was raised for myriad charities with a focus on mental health.Cal 0730 Wilson 7 Melissa Best and her daughter Julia were among the nearly 1000 guests in attendance at the annual W. Brett Wilson Garden Party held recently on the grounds of Wilson's Mt. Royal estate.Cal 0730 Wilson 9 Pictured, from left, at the annual W. Brett Wilson Garden Party held recently on the grounds of Wilson's Mt. Royal estate are Calgary Herald deputy editor Monica Zurowski with her niece Mackenzie DePatie, Calgary Health Trust board member Cynthia Moore and philanthropist Gail O'Brien.Cal 0730 Wilson 10 Posing for the lens at the annual W. Brett Wilson Garden Party held recently on the grounds of Wilson's Mt. Royal estate are Tamara Isbister and Dr. Shelley Spaner, Calgary Prostate Cancer board member.Cal 0730 Wilson 11 All smiles at the annual W. Brett Wilson Garden Party held recently on the grounds of Wilson's Mt. Royal estate are Super 8's Marc Staniloff (left) and Jayman BUILT's Jay Westman.

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    Now that’s the way to end a season! Our beloved Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO) wrapped its 60th season on a high note with its Amadeus Cork & Canvas Gala held recently at the Fairmont Palliser. The flavours of Argentina were presented through a multi-course gourmet meal prepared by the Fairmont culinary wizards with accompanying wines […]

    072516-Cal_0730_Cork_3.JPG-Cal_0730_Cork_3-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 0730 Cork 1 Willow Park Wines & Spirits' Peggy Perry and her husband, Secure Energy's Brien Perry pose for the lens at the Amadeus Cork & Canvas Gala held recently at the Fairmont Palliser. More than $100,000 was raised and an additional $100,000 in Gifts in Kind were donated - all in support of our beloved CPO.Cal 0730 Cork 2 Pictured at the Amadeus Cork & Canvas Gala in support of the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO) held recently at the Fairmont Palliser are Cork founders Tibor and Livia Fekete. The Fekete's have been invaluable supporters of our beloved CPO for decades.Cal 0730 Cork 4 Walt DeBoni and his wife Irene DeBoni were among the several hundred guests in attendance at the Amadeus Cork & Canvas Gala in support of the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO) held recently at the Fairmont Palliser . The DeBoni's founded the CPO's DeBoni New Works Program.Cal 0730 Cork 5 An event would not be the same were it not for the attendance of the fabulous Sharie Hunter and her husband Patrick Hunter pictured at the Amadeus Cork & Canvas Gala in support of the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO) held recently at the Fairmont Palliser .Cal 0730 Cork 6 Looking decidedly dapper at the Amadeus Cork & Canvas Gala in support of the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO) held recently at the Fairmont Palliser are CPO board member and emcee this night James Morton (left) with pianist Krzysztof Jablonski.Cal 0730 Cork 7 Pictured, from left, at the Amadeus Cork & Canvas Gala in support of the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO) held recently at the Fairmont Palliser are avid arts supporters Hodgins Art Auctions' Frank Hall and his wife Patricia Hayes with Catherine Evamy.Cal 0730 Cork 7 Pictured, from left, at the Amadeus Cork & Canvas Gala in support of the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO) held recently at the Fairmont Palliser are CPO president and CEO Paul Dornian, CPO Foundation's David Daly and avid arts supporter Fred Bradley.Cal 0730 Cork 10 Among the several hundred guests in attendance at the Amadeus Cork & Canvas Gala in support of the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO) held recently at the Fairmont Palliser were, from left, CH Financial's Jeremy Clark and his wife Elaine Clark with Christina Bouthillier and her husband, CPO associate conductor Adam Johnson.Cal 0730 Cork 9 Pictured, from left, at the Amadeus Cork & Canvas Gala in support of the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO) held recently at the Fairmont Palliser are 34-year CPO veteran musician Michael Hope, Friends of the CPO's Alexandra Defreitas and Friends of the CPO co-chair Ron Barry.Cal 0730 Cork 11 All smiles at the Amadeus Cork & Canvas Gala in support of the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO) held recently at the Fairmont Palliser are Philharmonic Kids founder Judy Kilbourne (left) and CPO director of development Sally Mansour.072516-Cal_0730_Cork_3.JPG-Cal_0730_Cork_3-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 0730 Cork 1 Willow Park Wines & Spirits' Peggy Perry and her husband, Secure Energy's Brien Perry pose for the lens at the Amadeus Cork & Canvas Gala held recently at the Fairmont Palliser. More than $100,000 was raised and an additional $100,000 in Gifts in Kind were donated - all in support of our beloved CPO.Cal 0730 Cork 2 Pictured at the Amadeus Cork & Canvas Gala in support of the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO) held recently at the Fairmont Palliser are Cork founders Tibor and Livia Fekete. The Fekete's have been invaluable supporters of our beloved CPO for decades.Cal 0730 Cork 4 Walt DeBoni and his wife Irene DeBoni were among the several hundred guests in attendance at the Amadeus Cork & Canvas Gala in support of the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO) held recently at the Fairmont Palliser . The DeBoni's founded the CPO's DeBoni New Works Program.Cal 0730 Cork 5 An event would not be the same were it not for the attendance of the fabulous Sharie Hunter and her husband Patrick Hunter pictured at the Amadeus Cork & Canvas Gala in support of the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO) held recently at the Fairmont Palliser .Cal 0730 Cork 6 Looking decidedly dapper at the Amadeus Cork & Canvas Gala in support of the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO) held recently at the Fairmont Palliser are CPO board member and emcee this night James Morton (left) with pianist Krzysztof Jablonski.Cal 0730 Cork 7 Pictured, from left, at the Amadeus Cork & Canvas Gala in support of the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO) held recently at the Fairmont Palliser are avid arts supporters Hodgins Art Auctions' Frank Hall and his wife Patricia Hayes with Catherine Evamy.Cal 0730 Cork 7 Pictured, from left, at the Amadeus Cork & Canvas Gala in support of the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO) held recently at the Fairmont Palliser are CPO president and CEO Paul Dornian, CPO Foundation's David Daly and avid arts supporter Fred Bradley.Cal 0730 Cork 10 Among the several hundred guests in attendance at the Amadeus Cork & Canvas Gala in support of the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO) held recently at the Fairmont Palliser were, from left, CH Financial's Jeremy Clark and his wife Elaine Clark with Christina Bouthillier and her husband, CPO associate conductor Adam Johnson.Cal 0730 Cork 9 Pictured, from left, at the Amadeus Cork & Canvas Gala in support of the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO) held recently at the Fairmont Palliser are 34-year CPO veteran musician Michael Hope, Friends of the CPO's Alexandra Defreitas and Friends of the CPO co-chair Ron Barry.Cal 0730 Cork 11 All smiles at the Amadeus Cork & Canvas Gala in support of the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO) held recently at the Fairmont Palliser are Philharmonic Kids founder Judy Kilbourne (left) and CPO director of development Sally Mansour.

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    It may seem rather odd to talk about water conservation given the monsoonal conditions we’ve experienced for much of July. The month was the wettest in 89 years and saw nearly 200 millimetres of precipitation.  The city is looking beautifully green. Lush lawns. Full rivers. Standing water in low-lying areas. Yellowing leaves on annuals is a […]

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    Golf Tournament Raises More than $1 Million is not a headline your apt to have seen recently-nor will see anytime in the near future. Unless the tournament is the Rockyview Invitational Pro-Am Tournament held at Priddis Greens. Now in its third year, the must-attend tournament has raised $2.4 million for medical equipment at the Rockyview […]

    080216-Cal_0806_Rocky_8.jpg-Cal_0806_Rocky_8-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 0806 Rocky 1 Pictured at the Rockyview Invitational Pro-Am Tournament VIP reception held at Barcelona Tavern recently are Kim and Centron Group of Companies' Mark Corrigan. The Corrigans joined myriad supporters at Priddis Greens two days later to take part in the record-setting golf tournament that raised more than $1 million for state-of-the-art medical equipment at the Rockyview General Hospital. Centron was one of the invaluable sponsors.Cal 0806 Rocky 2 Pictured, from left, at the Rockyview Invitational Pro-Am Tournament VIP reception held at Barcelona Tavern recently are Crowfoot Liquor's Bob Richardson, Susanne Richardson, DJ Richardson and Perry Fleming. Scores of supporters gathered at Priddis Greens two days later to take part in the record-setting golf tournament that raised more than $1 million for state-of-the-art medical equipment at the Rockyview General Hospital. Crowfoot was one of the invaluable tournament sponsors.Cal 0806 Rocky 3 Pictured, from left, at the Rockyview Invitational Pro-Am Tournament VIP reception held at Barcelona Tavern recently are AECOM's Jeremy Stasiuk, Shanlee Oldfield and Jamie Chomack. Scores of supporters gathered at Priddis Greens two days later to take part in the record-setting golf tournament that raised more than $1 million for state-of-the-art medical equipment at the Rockyview General Hospital. Such phenomenal success would not be possible were it not for presenting sponsors Jayman BUILT and Plains Midstream Canada.Cal 0806 Rocky 4 Having a great time at the Rockyview Invitational Pro-Am Tournament VIP reception held at Barcelona Tavern are, from left, Ebony Lewis, Karen Westman, Kathy Richardson, Deb Staniloff and Kari Wooldridge. The record-setting golf tournament , held two days later at Priddis Greens, raised more than $1 million for state-of-the-art medical equipment at the Rockyview General Hospital.Cal 0806 Rocky 5 Pictured, from left, at the Rockyview Invitational Pro-Am Tournament VIP reception held at Barcelona Tavern are, Karen and Dan Silvester with past Calgary-Glenmore MLA Linda Johnson and her husband Al Johnson. The record-setting golf tournament , held two days later at Priddis Greens, raised more than $1 million for state-of-the-art medical equipment at the Rockyview General Hospital.Cal 0806 Rocky 6 Scores of guests partied hearty at the Rockyview Invitational Pro-Am Tournament VIP reception held at Barcelona Tavern. The record-setting golf tournament , held two days later at Priddis Greens, raised more than $1 million for state-of-the-art medical equipment at the Rockyview General Hospital. Pictured are entertainers Rob Hamilton and Candace Lacina.Cal 0806 Rocky 7 The Rockyview Invitational Pro-Am Tournament, held at Priddis Greens, was an enormous success and raised more than $1 million for state-of-the-art medical equipment at the Rockyview General Hospital. Live auction items garnered top dollars -more than $260,000-thanks to the stellar work of auctioneers (from left), Dean Cockburn, Chuck Christensen and Rod Morison.Cal 0806 Rocky 9 Shane Homes' vice-president Dave Rickett had a great day on the links at the Rockyview Invitational Pro-Am Tournament, held at Priddis Greens. The tournament was an enormous success and raised more than $1 million for state-of-the-art medical equipment at the Rockyview General Hospital.Cal 0806 Rocky 10 The Rockyview Invitational Pro-Am Tournament, held at Priddis Greens was an enormous success and raised more than $1 million for state-of-the-art medical equipment at the Rockyview General Hospital. Pictured with reason to smile is co-presenting sponsor Jay Westman, Jayman BUILT chairman and CEO (right) with Dr. Mani Kareemi, physician site lead, GI Clinic, Rockyview General Hospital.Cal 0806 Rocky 11 The Rockyview Invitational Pro-Am Tournament, held at Priddis Greens was an enormous success and raised more than $1 million for state-of-the-art medical equipment at the Rockyview General Hospital. Pictured are Postmedia regional vice-president, advertising sales, B.C. and Calgary Paul Batchelor (left) and Ed Huculak, Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun director of sales. The Calgary Herald and Calgary Sun were the tournament print sponsors.Cal 0806 Rocky 12 Pictured, from left, at the Rockyview Invitational Pro-Am Tournament, held at Priddis Greens are Brookfield Residential's Ryan Boyd, Cedarglen Homes president Scott Haggins, Brookfield Residential's Jason Palacsko and Cedarglen Homes' Howard Tse. The tournament raised more than $1 million for state-of-the-art medical equipment at the Rockyview General Hospital.Cal 0806 Rocky 13 The Rockyview Invitational Pro-Am Tournament, held at Priddis Greens was a phenomenal success and raised more than $1 million for state-of-the-art medical equipment at the Rockyview General Hospital. Pictured, from left, are golf participants Jamie Kutz, Calgary Stampeders veteran Andre Arlain, Ted Cochrane and Stampeders veteran Scott Deibert.Cal 0806 Rocky 14 The Rockyview Invitational Pro-Am Tournament, held at Priddis Greens was a phenomenal success and raised more than $1 million for state-of-the-art medical equipment at the Rockyview General Hospital. Pictured, from left, are golf participants Alvin and Bobby Libin with golf pro Tim Watt, Tommy Forzani and Joe Dutton.Cal 0806 Rocky 15 Pictured, from left, at the Rockyview Invitational Pro-Am Tournament, held at Priddis Greens are Morrison Homes' Al Morrison, golf pro Darryl James, Morrison's Dave Gladney, Brookfield Residential president and CEO Alan Norris and Brookfield COO Trent Edwards.Cal 0806 Rocky 16 Team ClearStream had a great and winning day on the links at the Rockyview Invitational Pro-Am Tournament, held at Priddis Greens . Pictured, from left, are golf pro Jeremy Maher, ClearStream Energy Services CEO John Cooper, Gary Summach, Mark Fox and Paul Bourque.Cal 0806 Rocky 17 Jumping for joy at the Rockyview Invitational Pro-Am Tournament, held at Priddis Greens, is Calgary Health Trust Rockyview Development Council's Feisal Keshavjee. The tournament raised more than $1 million for state-of-the-art equipment at the Rockyview General HospitalCal 0806 Rocky 18 Pictured, from left, at the million dollar plus Rockyview Invitational Pro-Am Tournament, held at Priddis Greens, are Dr. Mani Kareemi, Physician Site Lead, GI Clinic, Rockyview General Hospital, Deb Goulard, acting senior operating officer, Rockyview General Hospital, Calgary Health Trust board chair Ann McCaig, Nancy Guebert, Chief Program Officer, Cancer Control Alberta and Kathy Schultz executive director of Medicine at Rockyview General Hospital.Cal 0806 Rocky 19 Toasting the success of the million dollar plus Rockyview Invitational Pro-Am Tournament, held at Priddis Greens, are Crowfoot Liquor's Don Richardson, Bob Richardson, golf pro Joel Hasselman, DJ Richardson and Perry Flemming. Crowfoot Liquor team placed second on the Hawk Course.Cal 0806 Rocky 20 Pictured, from left, at the million dollar plus Rockyview Invitational Pro-Am Tournament, held at Priddis Greens, are team MasterBUILT comprised of Bob German, Samantha Charlesworth, Rhonda Holland and David Bengert. MasterBUILT team won second place donors on the Raven Course.Cal 0806 Rocky 21 Pictured with more than a million reasons to smile at the Rockyview Invitational Pro-Am Tournament, held at Priddis Greens, are, from left, Marc Staniloff, Ric Peterson and Rogers Insurance's Lee Rogers.Cal 0806 Rocky 22 The recent Rockyview Invitational Pro-Am Tournament, held at Priddis Greens, was a phenomenal success raising more than $1 million for medical equipment at the Rockyview General Hospital. The terrific tournie was presented by Plains Midstream Canada and Jayman BUILT. Pictured are the invaluable Plains and Jayman volunteers.080216-Cal_0806_Rocky_8.jpg-Cal_0806_Rocky_8-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 0806 Rocky 1 Pictured at the Rockyview Invitational Pro-Am Tournament VIP reception held at Barcelona Tavern recently are Kim and Centron Group of Companies' Mark Corrigan. The Corrigans joined myriad supporters at Priddis Greens two days later to take part in the record-setting golf tournament that raised more than $1 million for state-of-the-art medical equipment at the Rockyview General Hospital. Centron was one of the invaluable sponsors.Cal 0806 Rocky 2 Pictured, from left, at the Rockyview Invitational Pro-Am Tournament VIP reception held at Barcelona Tavern recently are Crowfoot Liquor's Bob Richardson, Susanne Richardson, DJ Richardson and Perry Fleming. Scores of supporters gathered at Priddis Greens two days later to take part in the record-setting golf tournament that raised more than $1 million for state-of-the-art medical equipment at the Rockyview General Hospital. Crowfoot was one of the invaluable tournament sponsors.Cal 0806 Rocky 3 Pictured, from left, at the Rockyview Invitational Pro-Am Tournament VIP reception held at Barcelona Tavern recently are AECOM's Jeremy Stasiuk, Shanlee Oldfield and Jamie Chomack. Scores of supporters gathered at Priddis Greens two days later to take part in the record-setting golf tournament that raised more than $1 million for state-of-the-art medical equipment at the Rockyview General Hospital. Such phenomenal success would not be possible were it not for presenting sponsors Jayman BUILT and Plains Midstream Canada.Cal 0806 Rocky 4 Having a great time at the Rockyview Invitational Pro-Am Tournament VIP reception held at Barcelona Tavern are, from left, Ebony Lewis, Karen Westman, Kathy Richardson, Deb Staniloff and Kari Wooldridge. The record-setting golf tournament , held two days later at Priddis Greens, raised more than $1 million for state-of-the-art medical equipment at the Rockyview General Hospital.Cal 0806 Rocky 5 Pictured, from left, at the Rockyview Invitational Pro-Am Tournament VIP reception held at Barcelona Tavern are, Karen and Dan Silvester with past Calgary-Glenmore MLA Linda Johnson and her husband Al Johnson. The record-setting golf tournament , held two days later at Priddis Greens, raised more than $1 million for state-of-the-art medical equipment at the Rockyview General Hospital.Cal 0806 Rocky 6 Scores of guests partied hearty at the Rockyview Invitational Pro-Am Tournament VIP reception held at Barcelona Tavern. The record-setting golf tournament , held two days later at Priddis Greens, raised more than $1 million for state-of-the-art medical equipment at the Rockyview General Hospital. Pictured are entertainers Rob Hamilton and Candace Lacina.Cal 0806 Rocky 7 The Rockyview Invitational Pro-Am Tournament, held at Priddis Greens, was an enormous success and raised more than $1 million for state-of-the-art medical equipment at the Rockyview General Hospital. Live auction items garnered top dollars -more than $260,000-thanks to the stellar work of auctioneers (from left), Dean Cockburn, Chuck Christensen and Rod Morison.Cal 0806 Rocky 9 Shane Homes' vice-president Dave Rickett had a great day on the links at the Rockyview Invitational Pro-Am Tournament, held at Priddis Greens. The tournament was an enormous success and raised more than $1 million for state-of-the-art medical equipment at the Rockyview General Hospital.Cal 0806 Rocky 10 The Rockyview Invitational Pro-Am Tournament, held at Priddis Greens was an enormous success and raised more than $1 million for state-of-the-art medical equipment at the Rockyview General Hospital. Pictured with reason to smile is co-presenting sponsor Jay Westman, Jayman BUILT chairman and CEO (right) with Dr. Mani Kareemi, physician site lead, GI Clinic, Rockyview General Hospital.Cal 0806 Rocky 11 The Rockyview Invitational Pro-Am Tournament, held at Priddis Greens was an enormous success and raised more than $1 million for state-of-the-art medical equipment at the Rockyview General Hospital. Pictured are Postmedia regional vice-president, advertising sales, B.C. and Calgary Paul Batchelor (left) and Ed Huculak, Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun director of sales. The Calgary Herald and Calgary Sun were the tournament print sponsors.Cal 0806 Rocky 12 Pictured, from left, at the Rockyview Invitational Pro-Am Tournament, held at Priddis Greens are Brookfield Residential's Ryan Boyd, Cedarglen Homes president Scott Haggins, Brookfield Residential's Jason Palacsko and Cedarglen Homes' Howard Tse. The tournament raised more than $1 million for state-of-the-art medical equipment at the Rockyview General Hospital.Cal 0806 Rocky 13 The Rockyview Invitational Pro-Am Tournament, held at Priddis Greens was a phenomenal success and raised more than $1 million for state-of-the-art medical equipment at the Rockyview General Hospital. Pictured, from left, are golf participants Jamie Kutz, Calgary Stampeders veteran Andre Arlain, Ted Cochrane and Stampeders veteran Scott Deibert.Cal 0806 Rocky 14 The Rockyview Invitational Pro-Am Tournament, held at Priddis Greens was a phenomenal success and raised more than $1 million for state-of-the-art medical equipment at the Rockyview General Hospital. Pictured, from left, are golf participants Alvin and Bobby Libin with golf pro Tim Watt, Tommy Forzani and Joe Dutton.Cal 0806 Rocky 15 Pictured, from left, at the Rockyview Invitational Pro-Am Tournament, held at Priddis Greens are Morrison Homes' Al Morrison, golf pro Darryl James, Morrison's Dave Gladney, Brookfield Residential president and CEO Alan Norris and Brookfield COO Trent Edwards.Cal 0806 Rocky 16 Team ClearStream had a great and winning day on the links at the Rockyview Invitational Pro-Am Tournament, held at Priddis Greens . Pictured, from left, are golf pro Jeremy Maher, ClearStream Energy Services CEO John Cooper, Gary Summach, Mark Fox and Paul Bourque.Cal 0806 Rocky 17 Jumping for joy at the Rockyview Invitational Pro-Am Tournament, held at Priddis Greens, is Calgary Health Trust Rockyview Development Council's Feisal Keshavjee. The tournament raised more than $1 million for state-of-the-art equipment at the Rockyview General HospitalCal 0806 Rocky 18 Pictured, from left, at the million dollar plus Rockyview Invitational Pro-Am Tournament, held at Priddis Greens, are Dr. Mani Kareemi, Physician Site Lead, GI Clinic, Rockyview General Hospital, Deb Goulard, acting senior operating officer, Rockyview General Hospital, Calgary Health Trust board chair Ann McCaig, Nancy Guebert, Chief Program Officer, Cancer Control Alberta and Kathy Schultz executive director of Medicine at Rockyview General Hospital.Cal 0806 Rocky 19 Toasting the success of the million dollar plus Rockyview Invitational Pro-Am Tournament, held at Priddis Greens, are Crowfoot Liquor's Don Richardson, Bob Richardson, golf pro Joel Hasselman, DJ Richardson and Perry Flemming. Crowfoot Liquor team placed second on the Hawk Course.Cal 0806 Rocky 20 Pictured, from left, at the million dollar plus Rockyview Invitational Pro-Am Tournament, held at Priddis Greens, are team MasterBUILT comprised of Bob German, Samantha Charlesworth, Rhonda Holland and David Bengert. MasterBUILT team won second place donors on the Raven Course.Cal 0806 Rocky 21 Pictured with more than a million reasons to smile at the Rockyview Invitational Pro-Am Tournament, held at Priddis Greens, are, from left, Marc Staniloff, Ric Peterson and Rogers Insurance's Lee Rogers.Cal 0806 Rocky 22 The recent Rockyview Invitational Pro-Am Tournament, held at Priddis Greens, was a phenomenal success raising more than $1 million for medical equipment at the Rockyview General Hospital. The terrific tournie was presented by Plains Midstream Canada and Jayman BUILT. Pictured are the invaluable Plains and Jayman volunteers.

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    There is something magical about the Banff Centre. The world-class facility is an essential destination for artists across Canada and around the world. Its breathtaking setting provides the optimal combination of environment, mentorship, networking and inspiration. And its success is unparalleled. That 90 per cent of the Centre’s alumni go on to work professionally and nearly 80 per […]

    080816-CP160723_DSC3300b.jpg-Cal_0813_Banff_Ball_4-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 0813 Banff Ball 1 The 37th Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Midsummer Ball Weekend held July 22-24 was a phenonmenal success and raised $1.073 million. Pictured at the Friday Night LIVE performance showcase is Cree vocalist and rising star Mariame Hasni.Cal 0813 Banff Ball 2 Pictured at Friday Night LIVE performance showcase, the kickoff to the fabulous 37th Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Midsummer Ball Weekend is award-winning dancer Peter Chu who performed Banff Centre Alumnus Crystal Pite's solo piece, A Picture of You Falling.Cal 0813 Banff Ball 3 Pictured, from left, at Friday Night LIVE performance showcase, the kickoff to the fabulous 37th Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Midsummer Ball Weekend are Banff Centre resident artist Shawn Evans, Shaw Communications President Jay Mehr, and his wife art gallerist Viviane Mehr with avid Banff Centre supporters Andrea Brussa and David Lyons.Cal 0813 Banff Ball 5 Pictured, from left, at the 37th Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Midsummer Ball Weekend held July 22-24 are Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity President & CEO Janice Price, Brooks and Dodd Consulting's Tom Dodd, McCarthy Tetrault's Greg Turnbull, Q.C. with his wife Shirley and Herald scribe Bill Brooks.Cal 0813 Banff Ball 7 Among the hundreds of guests having a wonderful time at the 37th Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Midsummer Ball Weekend held July 22-24 were, from left, Banff Centre Leadership Program director Mazi Raz, Banff Centre vice-president arts Carolyn Warren, artist Cris Cran, Denise Clarke, Banff Centre dance director Emily Molnar and Cornelius Verburg.Cal 0813 Banff Ball 6 Pictured, from left, at the 37th Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Midsummer Ball Weekend held July 22-24 are Banff Centre Artists' Fund supporters Brent McLean, Sheila Wappel-McLean, managing director J. Vair Anderson Jewellers Annette Toro, senior vice-president Kensington Capital Partners Harold Huber, and J. Vair Anderson Jewellers president Ken Anderson.Cal 0813 Banff Ball 8 Among the hundreds of guests having a wonderful time at the 37th Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Midsummer Ball Weekend held July 22-24 were, from left, Gord Ritchie, Banff Centre development event lead Lynette Markham, trumpet virtuoso Jens Lindemann, Robyn Ritchie, Banff mayor Karen Sorensen and Carsten Sorensen.Cal 0813 Banff Ball 9 Pictured at Friday Night LIVE Showcase, the perfect kick-off to the 37th Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Midsummer Ball Weekend held July 22-24 are RBC Alberta and the Territories regional president Jeff Boyd (left) and corporate director Andrew Wiswell.Cal 0813 Banff Ball 10 RBC Community Investment manager Jerilynn Daniels and Ghost Lake's Mike Weinert had a great time Friday Night LIVE Showcase, the perfect kick-off to the 37th Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Midsummer Ball Weekend held July 22-24.Cal 0813 Banff Ball 11 Past Banff Centre board of governors chair Margot Kitchen and her husband David had a great time at Friday Night LIVE Showcase, the perfect kick-off to the 37th Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Midsummer Ball Weekend held July 22-24.Cal 0813 Banff Ball 12 Looking fabulous at the 37th Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Midsummer Ball Weekend held July 22-24 are, from left, Madam Justice Charlene Anderson and her husband , Banff Centre board chair David Weyant, Q.C. and Anna Weyant who is currently studying at the Rhode Island School of Design. The fab weekend raised more than $1 million for our beloved Banff Centre.Cal 0813 Banff Ball 13 Pictured, from left, at the 37th Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Midsummer Ball Weekend held July 22-24 are, Governor General's Performing Arts chair Douglas Knight, Walrus Foundation executive director Shelley Ambrose and renowned arts supporter D'Arcy Levesque.Cal 0813 Banff Ball 14 The 37th Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Midsummer Ball Weekend held July 22-24 was an enormous success thanks to myriad supporters including, from left, Jan and Adam Waterous and Carol Bentley.Cal 0813 Banff Ball 15 The 37th Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Midsummer Ball Weekend held July 22-24 was an enormous success thanks to myriad supporters including, Jo-Anne Caza and Robert Macneill. The wondrous weekend raised more than $1 million.Cal 0813 Banff Ball 16 The 37th Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Midsummer Ball Weekend held July 22-24 was an enormous and tons of fun. Myriad entertainment ensured all in attendance had a marvellous time. Pictured is Barry Shaw Band leader Barry Shaw.Cal 0813 Banff Ball 17 The 37th Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Midsummer Ball Weekend held July 22-24 would not have been the success it was were it not for the support of myriad individuals including Stephen and Mary Lougheed.Cal 0813 Banff Ball 18 The 37th Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Midsummer Ball Weekend held July 22-24 was fabulously philanthropic and full of incredible entertainment and performances. Pictured are pianist Jeanie Chung with internationally acclaimed Canadian soprano Adrianne Pieczonka.Cal 0813 Banff Ball 19 Looking fabulous at the 37th Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Midsummer Ball Weekend held July 22-24 are FirstEnergy's Jim Davidson with The River's Anne Clarke.Cal 0813 Banff Ball 20 Posing for the lens at the 37th Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Midsummer Ball Weekend are Banff Centre's Amy Roseler(left) and Hannah Ordway (right) with ski instructor James Ordway.Cal 0813 Banff Ball 21 Lucky Larry Fichtner gets the beautiful lady sandwich from J. Vair Anderson's Annette Toro-Huber (left) and his wife Jan Fichtner at the 37th Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Midsummer Ball Weekend held July 22-24.Cal 0813 Banff Ball 22 Contemporary Calgary director and CEO Pierre Arpin poses for the lens with Donna Rooney at the 37th Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Midsummer Ball Weekend held July 22-24.Cal 0813 Banff Ball 23 Having a great time at the 37th Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Midsummer Ball Weekend held July 22-24 are Fairmont Banff Springs' Stephen Tait (left) and Banff Centre's Matt Matheson.080816-CP160723_DSC3300b.jpg-Cal_0813_Banff_Ball_4-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 0813 Banff Ball 1 The 37th Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Midsummer Ball Weekend held July 22-24 was a phenonmenal success and raised $1.073 million. Pictured at the Friday Night LIVE performance showcase is Cree vocalist and rising star Mariame Hasni.Cal 0813 Banff Ball 2 Pictured at Friday Night LIVE performance showcase, the kickoff to the fabulous 37th Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Midsummer Ball Weekend is award-winning dancer Peter Chu who performed Banff Centre Alumnus Crystal Pite's solo piece, A Picture of You Falling.Cal 0813 Banff Ball 3 Pictured, from left, at Friday Night LIVE performance showcase, the kickoff to the fabulous 37th Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Midsummer Ball Weekend are Banff Centre resident artist Shawn Evans, Shaw Communications President Jay Mehr, and his wife art gallerist Viviane Mehr with avid Banff Centre supporters Andrea Brussa and David Lyons.Cal 0813 Banff Ball 5 Pictured, from left, at the 37th Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Midsummer Ball Weekend held July 22-24 are Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity President & CEO Janice Price, Brooks and Dodd Consulting's Tom Dodd, McCarthy Tetrault's Greg Turnbull, Q.C. with his wife Shirley and Herald scribe Bill Brooks.Cal 0813 Banff Ball 7 Among the hundreds of guests having a wonderful time at the 37th Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Midsummer Ball Weekend held July 22-24 were, from left, Banff Centre Leadership Program director Mazi Raz, Banff Centre vice-president arts Carolyn Warren, artist Cris Cran, Denise Clarke, Banff Centre dance director Emily Molnar and Cornelius Verburg.Cal 0813 Banff Ball 6 Pictured, from left, at the 37th Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Midsummer Ball Weekend held July 22-24 are Banff Centre Artists' Fund supporters Brent McLean, Sheila Wappel-McLean, managing director J. Vair Anderson Jewellers Annette Toro, senior vice-president Kensington Capital Partners Harold Huber, and J. Vair Anderson Jewellers president Ken Anderson.Cal 0813 Banff Ball 8 Among the hundreds of guests having a wonderful time at the 37th Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Midsummer Ball Weekend held July 22-24 were, from left, Gord Ritchie, Banff Centre development event lead Lynette Markham, trumpet virtuoso Jens Lindemann, Robyn Ritchie, Banff mayor Karen Sorensen and Carsten Sorensen.Cal 0813 Banff Ball 9 Pictured at Friday Night LIVE Showcase, the perfect kick-off to the 37th Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Midsummer Ball Weekend held July 22-24 are RBC Alberta and the Territories regional president Jeff Boyd (left) and corporate director Andrew Wiswell.Cal 0813 Banff Ball 10 RBC Community Investment manager Jerilynn Daniels and Ghost Lake's Mike Weinert had a great time Friday Night LIVE Showcase, the perfect kick-off to the 37th Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Midsummer Ball Weekend held July 22-24.Cal 0813 Banff Ball 11 Past Banff Centre board of governors chair Margot Kitchen and her husband David had a great time at Friday Night LIVE Showcase, the perfect kick-off to the 37th Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Midsummer Ball Weekend held July 22-24.Cal 0813 Banff Ball 12 Looking fabulous at the 37th Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Midsummer Ball Weekend held July 22-24 are, from left, Madam Justice Charlene Anderson and her husband , Banff Centre board chair David Weyant, Q.C. and Anna Weyant who is currently studying at the Rhode Island School of Design. The fab weekend raised more than $1 million for our beloved Banff Centre.Cal 0813 Banff Ball 13 Pictured, from left, at the 37th Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Midsummer Ball Weekend held July 22-24 are, Governor General's Performing Arts chair Douglas Knight, Walrus Foundation executive director Shelley Ambrose and renowned arts supporter D'Arcy Levesque.Cal 0813 Banff Ball 14 The 37th Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Midsummer Ball Weekend held July 22-24 was an enormous success thanks to myriad supporters including, from left, Jan and Adam Waterous and Carol Bentley.Cal 0813 Banff Ball 15 The 37th Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Midsummer Ball Weekend held July 22-24 was an enormous success thanks to myriad supporters including, Jo-Anne Caza and Robert Macneill. The wondrous weekend raised more than $1 million.Cal 0813 Banff Ball 16 The 37th Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Midsummer Ball Weekend held July 22-24 was an enormous and tons of fun. Myriad entertainment ensured all in attendance had a marvellous time. Pictured is Barry Shaw Band leader Barry Shaw.Cal 0813 Banff Ball 17 The 37th Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Midsummer Ball Weekend held July 22-24 would not have been the success it was were it not for the support of myriad individuals including Stephen and Mary Lougheed.Cal 0813 Banff Ball 18 The 37th Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Midsummer Ball Weekend held July 22-24 was fabulously philanthropic and full of incredible entertainment and performances. Pictured are pianist Jeanie Chung with internationally acclaimed Canadian soprano Adrianne Pieczonka.Cal 0813 Banff Ball 19 Looking fabulous at the 37th Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Midsummer Ball Weekend held July 22-24 are FirstEnergy's Jim Davidson with The River's Anne Clarke.Cal 0813 Banff Ball 20 Posing for the lens at the 37th Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Midsummer Ball Weekend are Banff Centre's Amy Roseler(left) and Hannah Ordway (right) with ski instructor James Ordway.Cal 0813 Banff Ball 21 Lucky Larry Fichtner gets the beautiful lady sandwich from J. Vair Anderson's Annette Toro-Huber (left) and his wife Jan Fichtner at the 37th Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Midsummer Ball Weekend held July 22-24.Cal 0813 Banff Ball 22 Contemporary Calgary director and CEO Pierre Arpin poses for the lens with Donna Rooney at the 37th Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Midsummer Ball Weekend held July 22-24.Cal 0813 Banff Ball 23 Having a great time at the 37th Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Midsummer Ball Weekend held July 22-24 are Fairmont Banff Springs' Stephen Tait (left) and Banff Centre's Matt Matheson.

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    There is perhaps no better example of  the blending of Japanese and Canadian art and culture than the Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden in Lethbridge. Established in 1967 as part of our Centennial celebrations, the 1.6-hectare (4-acre) oasis of tranquillity was built to recognize contributions made by citizens of Japanese ancestry to the community of Lethbridge and […]

    081516-Cal_0819_Japanese_3.jpg-Cal_0819_Japanese_3-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 0819 Japanese 4 Sunrise over the Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden in Lethbridge is a sight to behold. The 1.6 hectare (4-acre) garden was constructed in 1967 as part of Canada's Centennial celebrations .Cal 0819 Japanese 5 A drive to Lethbridge is a must-do this summer to explore the Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden. The breathtaking garden was constructed in 1967 as part of Canada's Centennial celebrations. Next year marks the 50th anniversary of the spectacularly tranquil piece of heaven on earth.Cal 0819 Japanese 1 This unique rock garden is but one of the many stunning features of the Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden in Lethbridge. The garden was created in 1967 as part of Canada's Centennial celebrations.Cal 0819 Japanese 2 Golden sunset bathes the Pavilion at the Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden in Lethbridge . The Pavilion was constructed in Kyoto, Japan-disassembled and then re-assembled-without the use of nails or screws at the amazing garden in Lethbridge.081516-Cal_0819_Japanese_3.jpg-Cal_0819_Japanese_3-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 0819 Japanese 4 Sunrise over the Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden in Lethbridge is a sight to behold. The 1.6 hectare (4-acre) garden was constructed in 1967 as part of Canada's Centennial celebrations .Cal 0819 Japanese 5 A drive to Lethbridge is a must-do this summer to explore the Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden. The breathtaking garden was constructed in 1967 as part of Canada's Centennial celebrations. Next year marks the 50th anniversary of the spectacularly tranquil piece of heaven on earth.Cal 0819 Japanese 1 This unique rock garden is but one of the many stunning features of the Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden in Lethbridge. The garden was created in 1967 as part of Canada's Centennial celebrations.Cal 0819 Japanese 2 Golden sunset bathes the Pavilion at the Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden in Lethbridge . The Pavilion was constructed in Kyoto, Japan-disassembled and then re-assembled-without the use of nails or screws at the amazing garden in Lethbridge.

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    The Sobeys Inc. Better Food Fund has a simple message. Eat better. Feel better. Do better. Words to live by, to be sure. Launched in October 2014, the fund supports access to-and the advancement of-better food through donations and partnerships with Canadian charities. More than 900 communities have been supported through the fund. Its biggest […]

    081516-Cal_0820_Sobey_7.JPG-Cal_0820_Sobey_7-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 0820 Sobey 1 Pictured at the registration reception held in Gasoline Alley at Heritage Park for the Sobeys Better Food Fun Charity Golf Classic are Sobeys Inc. senior vice-president Dale MacDonald, Special Olympics Alberta's Shane Stewart and Safeway vice-president Dave Rodych. Special Olympics is but one of the many charities the fund supports.Cal 0820 Sobey 2 Pictured, from left, at the registration reception held in Gasoline Alley at Heritage Park for the Sobeys Better Food Fun Charity Golf Classic are Sobeys Inc. senior vice-president Andrew Walker, Special Olympics Canada's Tess Trojan and Sobeys Western Canada operations president Jason Potter.Cal 0820 Sobey 3 Unilever's Martin Payant (centre) is joined by Sobeys' Kray Price (left) and Madison Pinder (right) at the registration reception held in Gasoline Alley at Heritage Park for the Sobeys Better Food Fun Charity Golf Classic. Unilever was one of the invaluable sponsors of the tournament which took place the following day at Priddis Greens.Cal 0820 Sobey 4 Cyba Stevens Management president and CEO Boyd Stevens (left) and past Safeway president and COO Grant Hansen attended the registration reception held in Gasoline Alley at Heritage Park for the Sobeys Better Food Fun Charity Golf Classic. Scores of golfers took to the links the next day at Priddis Greens to participate in the fabulous-and philanthropic- tournament.Cal 0820 Sobey 5 Coca-Cola Refreshments' Bryan Reynolds (left) and Todd McFarlane pose for the lens at the registration reception held in Gasoline Alley at Heritage Park for the Sobeys Better Food Fun Charity Golf Classic. Coca-Cola was a platinum sponsor of the fabulous-and philanthropic- tournament.Cal 0820 Sobey 6 Kruger Products' Mario Gosselin (left) and Michel Manseau pose for the lens at the registration reception held in Gasoline Alley at Heritage Park for the Sobeys Better Food Fun Charity Golf Classic. Kruger Products was a platinum sponsor of the fabulous-and philanthropic- tournament.Cal 0820 Sobey 8 The recent Sobeys Better Food Fun Charity Golf Classic was an great success. Such success would not be possible were it not for myriad sponsors and Safeway/Sobeys volunteers. Pictured, from left, are invaluable volunteers Margaret DeGroot, Norm Jonasson, Sandra Dobrowolski and Judy Antigua.Cal 0820 Sobey 9 Pictured, from left, at the recent Sobeys Better Food Fun Charity Golf Classic registration reception are Air Miles' Tracy Sherin, Tom Glover and Ana Hernandez. Air Miles was one of the tournament emerald sponsors.Cal 0820 Sobey 10 Pictured, from left, at the recent Sobeys Better Food Fun Charity Golf Classic registration reception are Kraft Heinz Company's Doug Goodwin and Dan Lafrance. Kraft Heinz was one of the tournament platinum sponsors.081516-Cal_0820_Sobey_7.JPG-Cal_0820_Sobey_7-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 0820 Sobey 1 Pictured at the registration reception held in Gasoline Alley at Heritage Park for the Sobeys Better Food Fun Charity Golf Classic are Sobeys Inc. senior vice-president Dale MacDonald, Special Olympics Alberta's Shane Stewart and Safeway vice-president Dave Rodych. Special Olympics is but one of the many charities the fund supports.Cal 0820 Sobey 2 Pictured, from left, at the registration reception held in Gasoline Alley at Heritage Park for the Sobeys Better Food Fun Charity Golf Classic are Sobeys Inc. senior vice-president Andrew Walker, Special Olympics Canada's Tess Trojan and Sobeys Western Canada operations president Jason Potter.Cal 0820 Sobey 3 Unilever's Martin Payant (centre) is joined by Sobeys' Kray Price (left) and Madison Pinder (right) at the registration reception held in Gasoline Alley at Heritage Park for the Sobeys Better Food Fun Charity Golf Classic. Unilever was one of the invaluable sponsors of the tournament which took place the following day at Priddis Greens.Cal 0820 Sobey 4 Cyba Stevens Management president and CEO Boyd Stevens (left) and past Safeway president and COO Grant Hansen attended the registration reception held in Gasoline Alley at Heritage Park for the Sobeys Better Food Fun Charity Golf Classic. Scores of golfers took to the links the next day at Priddis Greens to participate in the fabulous-and philanthropic- tournament.Cal 0820 Sobey 5 Coca-Cola Refreshments' Bryan Reynolds (left) and Todd McFarlane pose for the lens at the registration reception held in Gasoline Alley at Heritage Park for the Sobeys Better Food Fun Charity Golf Classic. Coca-Cola was a platinum sponsor of the fabulous-and philanthropic- tournament.Cal 0820 Sobey 6 Kruger Products' Mario Gosselin (left) and Michel Manseau pose for the lens at the registration reception held in Gasoline Alley at Heritage Park for the Sobeys Better Food Fun Charity Golf Classic. Kruger Products was a platinum sponsor of the fabulous-and philanthropic- tournament.Cal 0820 Sobey 8 The recent Sobeys Better Food Fun Charity Golf Classic was an great success. Such success would not be possible were it not for myriad sponsors and Safeway/Sobeys volunteers. Pictured, from left, are invaluable volunteers Margaret DeGroot, Norm Jonasson, Sandra Dobrowolski and Judy Antigua.Cal 0820 Sobey 9 Pictured, from left, at the recent Sobeys Better Food Fun Charity Golf Classic registration reception are Air Miles' Tracy Sherin, Tom Glover and Ana Hernandez. Air Miles was one of the tournament emerald sponsors.Cal 0820 Sobey 10 Pictured, from left, at the recent Sobeys Better Food Fun Charity Golf Classic registration reception are Kraft Heinz Company's Doug Goodwin and Dan Lafrance. Kraft Heinz was one of the tournament platinum sponsors.

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    Doom and gloom catch-phrases seem to permeate conversations these days. And there is no doubt it is challenging to remain upbeat and positive. Don’t forget though that we are a resilient lot and have weathered many, many economic storms over the years. Sure, the current hurricane may be one of the worst, but have faith. […]

    081516-Cal_0820_Leaders_4.JPG-Cal_0820_Leaders_4-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 0820 Leaders 1 Pictured at the recent Business in Calgary Leaders dinner and awards ceremony held at the Metropolitan Centre are Business in Calgary's Tim Ottoman and Kelsi Vescarelli. Those who are tops in their field were honoured this night.Cal 0820 Leaders 2 Pictured at the recent Business in Calgary Leaders dinner and awards ceremony held at the Metropolitan Centre are Ivrnet Inc. CEO David Snell and his wife Marcia. Ivrnet boasts more than 1 million users of its unique interfaces.Cal 0820 Leaders 3 Pulling out all the fashion stops for the recent Business in Calgary Leaders dinner and awards ceremony are honouree, Eye Health Centres' Dr. Diana Mae Monea (right) and her daughter Kenda Swanson.Cal 0820 Leaders 5 Joe and Theresa Klassen, founders of the first Joey's Only Seafood Restaurant, were among those honoured at the recent Business in Calgary Leaders dinner and awards ceremony. Joey's has grown into myriad businesses under the banner Joey's Group of Companies.Cal 0820 Leaders 7 Pictured at the recent Business in Calgary Leaders dinner and awards ceremony are honouree Beach Advanced Audio Productions founder and president Lanny Williamson with colleague Kay Cardinal (left) and She Devil Productions' Diana Liptak (right).Cal 0820 Leaders 6 Pictured with emcee Jebb Fink at the recent Business in Calgary Leaders dinner and awards ceremony are Getty Images' Karen Skirten (left) and honouree this night, Cottonwood Golf & Country Club president and general manager Tiffany Gordon.Cal 0820 Leaders 8 Pictured at the recent Business in Calgary Leaders dinner and awards ceremony are honouree Vets to Go president Greg Habstritt with Air Canada's Caroline Johnson (left) and Habstritt's proud wife Raylene Habstritt (right).Cal 0820 Leaders 9 All smiles at the recent Business in Calgary Leaders dinner and awards ceremony are MNP's Tony Smith (left) and Trevor Winkler. MNP was the platinum sponsor of the prestigious event.Cal 0820 Leaders 10 All smiles at the recent Business in Calgary Leaders dinner and awards ceremony are ATB's Dan Allen and his wife Gloria Allen. ATB was one of the gold sponsors of the prestigious event.Cal 0820 Leaders 11 Avi Urban president Charron Ungar was one of the honourees at the recent Business in Calgary Leaders dinner and awards ceremony. Joining Ungar is his proud father Avi Amir of Homes by Avi fame.081516-Cal_0820_Leaders_4.JPG-Cal_0820_Leaders_4-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 0820 Leaders 1 Pictured at the recent Business in Calgary Leaders dinner and awards ceremony held at the Metropolitan Centre are Business in Calgary's Tim Ottoman and Kelsi Vescarelli. Those who are tops in their field were honoured this night.Cal 0820 Leaders 2 Pictured at the recent Business in Calgary Leaders dinner and awards ceremony held at the Metropolitan Centre are Ivrnet Inc. CEO David Snell and his wife Marcia. Ivrnet boasts more than 1 million users of its unique interfaces.Cal 0820 Leaders 3 Pulling out all the fashion stops for the recent Business in Calgary Leaders dinner and awards ceremony are honouree, Eye Health Centres' Dr. Diana Mae Monea (right) and her daughter Kenda Swanson.Cal 0820 Leaders 5 Joe and Theresa Klassen, founders of the first Joey's Only Seafood Restaurant, were among those honoured at the recent Business in Calgary Leaders dinner and awards ceremony. Joey's has grown into myriad businesses under the banner Joey's Group of Companies.Cal 0820 Leaders 7 Pictured at the recent Business in Calgary Leaders dinner and awards ceremony are honouree Beach Advanced Audio Productions founder and president Lanny Williamson with colleague Kay Cardinal (left) and She Devil Productions' Diana Liptak (right).Cal 0820 Leaders 6 Pictured with emcee Jebb Fink at the recent Business in Calgary Leaders dinner and awards ceremony are Getty Images' Karen Skirten (left) and honouree this night, Cottonwood Golf & Country Club president and general manager Tiffany Gordon.Cal 0820 Leaders 8 Pictured at the recent Business in Calgary Leaders dinner and awards ceremony are honouree Vets to Go president Greg Habstritt with Air Canada's Caroline Johnson (left) and Habstritt's proud wife Raylene Habstritt (right).Cal 0820 Leaders 9 All smiles at the recent Business in Calgary Leaders dinner and awards ceremony are MNP's Tony Smith (left) and Trevor Winkler. MNP was the platinum sponsor of the prestigious event.Cal 0820 Leaders 10 All smiles at the recent Business in Calgary Leaders dinner and awards ceremony are ATB's Dan Allen and his wife Gloria Allen. ATB was one of the gold sponsors of the prestigious event.Cal 0820 Leaders 11 Avi Urban president Charron Ungar was one of the honourees at the recent Business in Calgary Leaders dinner and awards ceremony. Joining Ungar is his proud father Avi Amir of Homes by Avi fame.

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    With one in seven men developing prostate cancer in their lifetime, it’s more important than ever that we all support the Calgary Prostate Cancer Centre. The world-class facility relies solely on donor dollars and corporate events to keep its doors open. The centre receives no government funding. Thousands of men-and their families- have benefited from […]

    082216-Cal_0827_Priddis_5.JPG-Cal_0827_Priddis_5-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 0827 Priddis 1 The 2016 Priddis Greens Charity Classic held Aug 9 and 10 at Priddis Greens was an enormous success and raised $325,000 for the Calgary Prostate Cancer Centre. Pictured are the centre's Kathleen Langner (left) and Shannon De Vale.Cal 0827 Priddis 2 All smiles at the 2016 Priddis Greens Charity Classic Gala Evening held Aug 9 at Priddis Greens are George Doherty (left) and Gareth Morgan. The tournament was an enormous success and raised $325,000 for the Calgary Prostate Cancer Centre. Doherty and Morgan served on the board of the centre for many years.Cal 0827 Priddis 3 Showing off the incredible raffle times up for grabs at the 2016 Priddis Greens Charity Classic Gala Evening held Aug 9 at Priddis Greens is volunteer extraordinaire Lorraine Lenyk. The tournament raised $325,000 for the Calgary Prostate Cancer Centre.Cal 0827 Priddis 4 All smiles, from left, at the 2016 Priddis Greens Charity Classic Gala Evening held Aug 9 at Priddis Greens are, from left, Prostate Cancer Centre (PCC) executive director Pam Heard, PCC board chair Jon Truswell and PCC board member Dr. Shelley Spaner. The tournament was a great success and raised $325,000 for the Calgary Prostate Cancer Centre.Cal 0827 Priddis 6 Pictured, from left, at the 2016 Priddis Greens Charity Classic Gala Evening held Aug 9 at Priddis Greens are, gala co-chairs Diana Bon Bernard and Elaine Schmitt with auction chair Shelley Swirski. The gala and golf ournament raised an impressive $325,000 for the Calgary Prostate Cancer Centre.Cal 0827 Priddis 7 Pictured, from left, at the 2016 Priddis Greens Charity Classic Gala Evening held Aug 9 at Priddis Greens are, team Diamonds in the Rough Shelley Norris, Carolina Oxtoby, Winnie Bezemer and Diane Beattie. The gala and golf ournament raised an impressive $325,000 for the Calgary Prostate Cancer Centre.Cal 0827 Priddis 8 Renowned urologists Dr. Eric Hyndman (left) and Dr. Bryan Donnelly enjoyed the 2016 Priddis Greens Charity Classic Gala Evening and golf tournament held Aug 9 and 10 at Priddis Greens.The event raised an impressive $325,000 for the Calgary Prostate Cancer Centre.Cal 0827 Priddis 9 Pictured at the 2016 Priddis Greens Charity Classic Gala Evening Aug 9 at Priddis Greens are Agrium's Linda Stevens (left) and Rose Lecky. The gala and golf tournament held the following day raised an impressive $325,000 for the Calgary Prostate Cancer Centre. Agrium has been an invaluable supporter of the centre for many years.Cal 0827 Priddis 10 Pictured, from left, at the 2016 Priddis Greens Charity Classic Gala Evening Aug 9 at Priddis Greens are Royop's Harvey Thal, Mel Foht, Volker Stevin's Kern Briscoe and Mike Festa and Hopewell Residential's Paul Taylor. The gala and golf tournament held the following day raised an impressive $325,000 for the Calgary Prostate Cancer Centre.082216-Cal_0827_Priddis_5.JPG-Cal_0827_Priddis_5-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 0827 Priddis 1 The 2016 Priddis Greens Charity Classic held Aug 9 and 10 at Priddis Greens was an enormous success and raised $325,000 for the Calgary Prostate Cancer Centre. Pictured are the centre's Kathleen Langner (left) and Shannon De Vale.Cal 0827 Priddis 2 All smiles at the 2016 Priddis Greens Charity Classic Gala Evening held Aug 9 at Priddis Greens are George Doherty (left) and Gareth Morgan. The tournament was an enormous success and raised $325,000 for the Calgary Prostate Cancer Centre. Doherty and Morgan served on the board of the centre for many years.Cal 0827 Priddis 3 Showing off the incredible raffle times up for grabs at the 2016 Priddis Greens Charity Classic Gala Evening held Aug 9 at Priddis Greens is volunteer extraordinaire Lorraine Lenyk. The tournament raised $325,000 for the Calgary Prostate Cancer Centre.Cal 0827 Priddis 4 All smiles, from left, at the 2016 Priddis Greens Charity Classic Gala Evening held Aug 9 at Priddis Greens are, from left, Prostate Cancer Centre (PCC) executive director Pam Heard, PCC board chair Jon Truswell and PCC board member Dr. Shelley Spaner. The tournament was a great success and raised $325,000 for the Calgary Prostate Cancer Centre.Cal 0827 Priddis 6 Pictured, from left, at the 2016 Priddis Greens Charity Classic Gala Evening held Aug 9 at Priddis Greens are, gala co-chairs Diana Bon Bernard and Elaine Schmitt with auction chair Shelley Swirski. The gala and golf ournament raised an impressive $325,000 for the Calgary Prostate Cancer Centre.Cal 0827 Priddis 7 Pictured, from left, at the 2016 Priddis Greens Charity Classic Gala Evening held Aug 9 at Priddis Greens are, team Diamonds in the Rough Shelley Norris, Carolina Oxtoby, Winnie Bezemer and Diane Beattie. The gala and golf ournament raised an impressive $325,000 for the Calgary Prostate Cancer Centre.Cal 0827 Priddis 8 Renowned urologists Dr. Eric Hyndman (left) and Dr. Bryan Donnelly enjoyed the 2016 Priddis Greens Charity Classic Gala Evening and golf tournament held Aug 9 and 10 at Priddis Greens.The event raised an impressive $325,000 for the Calgary Prostate Cancer Centre.Cal 0827 Priddis 9 Pictured at the 2016 Priddis Greens Charity Classic Gala Evening Aug 9 at Priddis Greens are Agrium's Linda Stevens (left) and Rose Lecky. The gala and golf tournament held the following day raised an impressive $325,000 for the Calgary Prostate Cancer Centre. Agrium has been an invaluable supporter of the centre for many years.Cal 0827 Priddis 10 Pictured, from left, at the 2016 Priddis Greens Charity Classic Gala Evening Aug 9 at Priddis Greens are Royop's Harvey Thal, Mel Foht, Volker Stevin's Kern Briscoe and Mike Festa and Hopewell Residential's Paul Taylor. The gala and golf tournament held the following day raised an impressive $325,000 for the Calgary Prostate Cancer Centre.

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    The mornings are distinctly chilly. And it’s only a matter of time before the landscape is painted with Jack Frost’s black brush. Now before you reach for the gin, consider gardens can be almost as beautiful in the fall and winter as they are in spring and summer. Almost. Take a page from the studied […]

    082916-Cal_0902_End_of_season_1.JPG-Cal_0902_End_of_season_1-W.jpgbbrooks1Snow cupped by a pine tree.082916-Cal_0902_End_of_season_1.JPG-Cal_0902_End_of_season_1-W.jpgbbrooks1Snow cupped by a pine tree.

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    The statistics are sobering indeed. It is predicted one in seven men will develop prostate cancer in their lifetime. And yet if caught early, prostate cancer is not a death sentence. That is why is so imperative that men-starting at age 40-certainly by 50-get their PSA checked. PSA is a simple blood test. The test […]

    090616-Cal_0910_Remington__8_final.JPG-Cal_0910_Remington_8_final-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 0910 Remington 1 Marmot Construction's Todd Gardiner (left) and Lafarge Canada vice- president/general manager Bob Spence had a great day on the links at Stewart Creek Aug 17 participating in the Remington Charity Golf Classic. The SRO tournament raised an impressive $400,000 for the Calgary Prostate Cancer Centre.Cal 0910 Remington 2 The Remington Charity Golf Classic held Aug 17 at Stewart Creek was an enormous success and raised $400,000 for the Calgary Prostate Cancer Centre. Pictured with the closest to the pin shoot out finalist listing is Stewart Creek's Sarah Horne.Cal 0910 Remington 3 The Remington Charity Golf Classic has been a god-send for the Calgary Prostate Cancer Centre and has raised more than $3 million since its inception 9 years ago. Pictured at the 9th annual held Aug 17 at Stewart Creek are tournament founders Randy Magnussen (left) Remington's Randy Remington.Cal 0910 Remington 4 Among those taking part in the hugely successful 9th annual Remington Charity Classic held Aug 17 at Stewart Creek were renowned urologist Dr. Eric Hyndman (left) and Colliers International Calgary president Randy Fennessey. The tournament raised $400,000 for the Calgary Prostate Cancer Centre.Cal 0910 Remington 5 The 9th annual Remington Charity Classic held Aug 17 at Stewart Creek was a great success and raised $400,000 for the Calgary Prostate Cancer Centre thanks in part to Carl Cheverie (left) who donated his $5,000 closest to the pin prize to the centre. Joining Cheverie are his son, Birchwood president Jeff Cheverie and tournament committee member Alex Wong. Birchwood put up the $5K prize.Cal 0910 Remington 6 All smiles at the 9th annual Remington Charity Classic held Aug 17 at Stewart Creek are Calgary Prostate Cancer Centre past board chair Mike Wilson and centre executive director Pam Heard. The tournament was a great success and raised $400,000 for the Calgary Prostate Cancer Centre.Cal 0910 Remington 7 All smiles at the 9th annual Remington Charity Classic held Aug 17 at Stewart Creek are tournament co-founder Randy Magnussen with his daughter Paige Magnussen (left) and Oxford Properties' Christine White.090616-Cal_0910_Remington__8_final.JPG-Cal_0910_Remington_8_final-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 0910 Remington 1 Marmot Construction's Todd Gardiner (left) and Lafarge Canada vice- president/general manager Bob Spence had a great day on the links at Stewart Creek Aug 17 participating in the Remington Charity Golf Classic. The SRO tournament raised an impressive $400,000 for the Calgary Prostate Cancer Centre.Cal 0910 Remington 2 The Remington Charity Golf Classic held Aug 17 at Stewart Creek was an enormous success and raised $400,000 for the Calgary Prostate Cancer Centre. Pictured with the closest to the pin shoot out finalist listing is Stewart Creek's Sarah Horne.Cal 0910 Remington 3 The Remington Charity Golf Classic has been a god-send for the Calgary Prostate Cancer Centre and has raised more than $3 million since its inception 9 years ago. Pictured at the 9th annual held Aug 17 at Stewart Creek are tournament founders Randy Magnussen (left) Remington's Randy Remington.Cal 0910 Remington 4 Among those taking part in the hugely successful 9th annual Remington Charity Classic held Aug 17 at Stewart Creek were renowned urologist Dr. Eric Hyndman (left) and Colliers International Calgary president Randy Fennessey. The tournament raised $400,000 for the Calgary Prostate Cancer Centre.Cal 0910 Remington 5 The 9th annual Remington Charity Classic held Aug 17 at Stewart Creek was a great success and raised $400,000 for the Calgary Prostate Cancer Centre thanks in part to Carl Cheverie (left) who donated his $5,000 closest to the pin prize to the centre. Joining Cheverie are his son, Birchwood president Jeff Cheverie and tournament committee member Alex Wong. Birchwood put up the $5K prize.Cal 0910 Remington 6 All smiles at the 9th annual Remington Charity Classic held Aug 17 at Stewart Creek are Calgary Prostate Cancer Centre past board chair Mike Wilson and centre executive director Pam Heard. The tournament was a great success and raised $400,000 for the Calgary Prostate Cancer Centre.Cal 0910 Remington 7 All smiles at the 9th annual Remington Charity Classic held Aug 17 at Stewart Creek are tournament co-founder Randy Magnussen with his daughter Paige Magnussen (left) and Oxford Properties' Christine White.

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    Readers will recall your faithful social scribe has often opined if you want a successful event, best get the ladies behind same. And no where is this more evident than the Children’s Hospital Aid Society (CHAS). These dedicated group of ladies have been opening doors for children since 1908. Events as varied as the CHAS […]

    090616-Cal_0910_Chas_1.JPG-Cal_0910_Chas_1-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 0910 Chas 2 The 34th annual CHAS Charity Classic held Aug 18 at Silver Springs Golf & Country Club was a great success. Pictured, back row from left, are invaluable CHAS members/volunteers Dianne Ferguson, Jean Abt, Betty Stein and Muriel Johnson. Front row, from left, are Carole Brawn, Jeanette King, Verna Pryce and Marlie Mair. The SRO tournament raised $200,000.Cal 0910 Chas 3 The 34th annual CHAS Charity Classic held Aug 18 at Silver Springs Golf & Country Club was a great success thanks in large part to the invaluable support of Rob Laidlaw and his company Acumen Financial who generously donated proceeds from its annual Stampede Party for the seventh consecutive year. Joining Laidlaw, from left, are CHAS volunteer coordinator Margaret Ann Traboulsi, CHAS president Toshimi Sembo and CHAS vice-president Patricia Rossiter.Cal 0910 Chas 4 Pictured at the 34th annual CHAS Charity Classic held Aug 18 at Silver Springs Golf & Country Club are RBC Foundation's Tom Foss (left) and Cal Malhiot. RBC was an invaluable supporter of the tournament.Cal 0910 Chas 5 Pictured at the 34th annual CHAS Charity Classic held Aug 18 at Silver Springs Golf & Country Club are Ed Williams (left) of Ed Williams Men's Wear fame and Stanley Security's Ernie Harty. and Cal Malhiot.Cal 0910 Chas 5 Pictured at the 34th annual CHAS Charity Classic held Aug 18 at Silver Springs Golf & Country Club are CEDA International CEO Kevin Fleury (left) and board chair Bill SEmbo.Cal 0910 Chas 8 The 34th annual CHAS Charity Classic held Aug 18 at Silver Springs Golf & Country Club was a great success raising $200,000. Pictured are invaluable supporters Norbert and Kim Brinkhaus. Brinkhaus Jewellers has provided the main raffle item of a Rolex watch for many, many years.Cal 0910 Chas 7 Pictured at the 34th annual CHAS Charity Classic held Aug 18 at Silver Springs Golf & Country Club are Thomas Jeffery Men's Wear's Len Hamm (left) and Tim Beggs.090616-Cal_0910_Chas_1.JPG-Cal_0910_Chas_1-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 0910 Chas 2 The 34th annual CHAS Charity Classic held Aug 18 at Silver Springs Golf & Country Club was a great success. Pictured, back row from left, are invaluable CHAS members/volunteers Dianne Ferguson, Jean Abt, Betty Stein and Muriel Johnson. Front row, from left, are Carole Brawn, Jeanette King, Verna Pryce and Marlie Mair. The SRO tournament raised $200,000.Cal 0910 Chas 3 The 34th annual CHAS Charity Classic held Aug 18 at Silver Springs Golf & Country Club was a great success thanks in large part to the invaluable support of Rob Laidlaw and his company Acumen Financial who generously donated proceeds from its annual Stampede Party for the seventh consecutive year. Joining Laidlaw, from left, are CHAS volunteer coordinator Margaret Ann Traboulsi, CHAS president Toshimi Sembo and CHAS vice-president Patricia Rossiter.Cal 0910 Chas 4 Pictured at the 34th annual CHAS Charity Classic held Aug 18 at Silver Springs Golf & Country Club are RBC Foundation's Tom Foss (left) and Cal Malhiot. RBC was an invaluable supporter of the tournament.Cal 0910 Chas 5 Pictured at the 34th annual CHAS Charity Classic held Aug 18 at Silver Springs Golf & Country Club are Ed Williams (left) of Ed Williams Men's Wear fame and Stanley Security's Ernie Harty. and Cal Malhiot.Cal 0910 Chas 5 Pictured at the 34th annual CHAS Charity Classic held Aug 18 at Silver Springs Golf & Country Club are CEDA International CEO Kevin Fleury (left) and board chair Bill SEmbo.Cal 0910 Chas 8 The 34th annual CHAS Charity Classic held Aug 18 at Silver Springs Golf & Country Club was a great success raising $200,000. Pictured are invaluable supporters Norbert and Kim Brinkhaus. Brinkhaus Jewellers has provided the main raffle item of a Rolex watch for many, many years.Cal 0910 Chas 7 Pictured at the 34th annual CHAS Charity Classic held Aug 18 at Silver Springs Golf & Country Club are Thomas Jeffery Men's Wear's Len Hamm (left) and Tim Beggs.

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    I’ve always liked the adage “Keep calm and carry on”. But “Never give up”, to me, has more resonance. And the latter is the mantra of the Wood’s Homes Foundation. It’s 2016 Never Give Up Gala!, held Sept 10 at the Hyatt, was an SRO success (the gala was one of the rare sold-out events […]

    091216-Cal_0917_Never_2.JPG-Cal_0917_Never_2-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 0917 Never 1 The Wood's Homes Foundation Never Give Up Galal held Sept 10 at the Hyatt was an SRO success and raised roughly $150,000 for the invaluable organization. Picture are foundation chairman Robert Hayes (left) and Society chairman Dan Dunlop.Cal 0917 Never 3 Among those in attendance at The Wood's Homes Foundation Never Give Up Gala held Sept 10 at the Hyatt were Wood's CEO Dr. Jane Matheson and legendary Calgary Stampeders alumni Jon Cornish who is now with TD.Cal 0917 Never 4 The Wood's Homes Foundation Never Give Up Gala held Sept 10 at the Hyatt was an enormous success thanks in large part to sponsorship from TD. Pictured, from left, are gala emcee this night James Cunningham with TD's Jon Cornish, Tracey Schmitz and Glen Dawson.Cal 0917 Never 5 The Calgary Foundation's Emily Nachtigall (left) and Darlene Chrapko were among the 450 guests in attendance at the SRO Wood's Homes Foundation Never Give Up Gala held Sept 10 at the Hyatt.Cal 0917 Never 6 The Wood's Homes Foundation Never Give Up Gala held Sept 10 at the Hyatt was an enormous success thanks in part from RBC Wealth Management sponsorship. Pictured, from left are RBC's Kevin Zimmel,Gwen Becker, Al Block and Mike Macoun.Cal 0917 Never 7 Pictured, from left, at The Wood's Homes Foundation Never Give Up Gala held Sept 10 at the Hyatt are Witting Foundation executive director Peter Witting, Oliver Capital Partners founder and president Margot Micallef and RBC Wealth Management vice-president Kent Parlee.Cal 0917 Never 8 Pictured, from left, at The Wood's Homes Foundation Never Give Up Gala held Sept 10 at the Hyatt are RGO's John Sabotka, Walton International's Kate Kaminsky and legendary artist Jason Gogo.Cal 0917 Never 10 All smiles at The Wood's Homes Foundation Never Give Up Gala held Sept 10 at the Hyatt are Wood's Homes' Sylvia MacIver(left) and Karen Karpuk. The event was an SRO success and was attended by 450 guests.Cal 0917 Never 9 WestJet's Richard Bartrem and Safeway/Sobeys Renee Hopfner were among the 450 guests in attendance at The Wood's Homes Foundation Never Give Up Gala held Sept 10 at the Hyatt.091216-Cal_0917_Never_2.JPG-Cal_0917_Never_2-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 0917 Never 1 The Wood's Homes Foundation Never Give Up Galal held Sept 10 at the Hyatt was an SRO success and raised roughly $150,000 for the invaluable organization. Picture are foundation chairman Robert Hayes (left) and Society chairman Dan Dunlop.Cal 0917 Never 3 Among those in attendance at The Wood's Homes Foundation Never Give Up Gala held Sept 10 at the Hyatt were Wood's CEO Dr. Jane Matheson and legendary Calgary Stampeders alumni Jon Cornish who is now with TD.Cal 0917 Never 4 The Wood's Homes Foundation Never Give Up Gala held Sept 10 at the Hyatt was an enormous success thanks in large part to sponsorship from TD. Pictured, from left, are gala emcee this night James Cunningham with TD's Jon Cornish, Tracey Schmitz and Glen Dawson.Cal 0917 Never 5 The Calgary Foundation's Emily Nachtigall (left) and Darlene Chrapko were among the 450 guests in attendance at the SRO Wood's Homes Foundation Never Give Up Gala held Sept 10 at the Hyatt.Cal 0917 Never 6 The Wood's Homes Foundation Never Give Up Gala held Sept 10 at the Hyatt was an enormous success thanks in part from RBC Wealth Management sponsorship. Pictured, from left are RBC's Kevin Zimmel,Gwen Becker, Al Block and Mike Macoun.Cal 0917 Never 7 Pictured, from left, at The Wood's Homes Foundation Never Give Up Gala held Sept 10 at the Hyatt are Witting Foundation executive director Peter Witting, Oliver Capital Partners founder and president Margot Micallef and RBC Wealth Management vice-president Kent Parlee.Cal 0917 Never 8 Pictured, from left, at The Wood's Homes Foundation Never Give Up Gala held Sept 10 at the Hyatt are RGO's John Sabotka, Walton International's Kate Kaminsky and legendary artist Jason Gogo.Cal 0917 Never 10 All smiles at The Wood's Homes Foundation Never Give Up Gala held Sept 10 at the Hyatt are Wood's Homes' Sylvia MacIver(left) and Karen Karpuk. The event was an SRO success and was attended by 450 guests.Cal 0917 Never 9 WestJet's Richard Bartrem and Safeway/Sobeys Renee Hopfner were among the 450 guests in attendance at The Wood's Homes Foundation Never Give Up Gala held Sept 10 at the Hyatt.

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    More than four hundred philanthropic souls gathered Sept 10 in BMO Centre’s  Palomino Room to show they have heart. Big time. The  3rd annual The Beat Goes On Gala, in support of the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta, an entity of Alberta Health Services and the University of Calgary, raised a staggering $800,000 for the […]

    091216-Cal_0917_Libin_7.JPG-Cal_0917_Libin_7-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 0917 Libin 1The third annual the Beat Goes on Gala in support of the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta held Sept 10 in the Palomino Room in the BMO Centre was a stunning success raising nearly $800,000 bringing the three year total to $2.75-million which will go towards cardiovascular care and research in southern Alberta. Pictured at the great gala, from left, are Cicely Patrick, Shairole Henchall, Malcolm Albery, Stuart Libin and Shahr Savizi.Cal 0917 Libin 2 Pictured, from left at the hugely successful third annual The Beat Goes on Gala in support of the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta are Dr. Todd Anderson, Tony VandenBrink, Sandi VandenBrink and Kay VandenBrink.Cal 0917 Libin 3 The third annual The Beat Goes on Gala in support of the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta was a huge success and raised nearly $800,000. A special musical performance by The Jim Cuddy Trio and Harry Knight (pictured) ensured all in attendance had a wonderful evening.Cal 0917 Libin 4 The third annual The Beat Goes on Gala in support of the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta was a huge success and raised nearly $800,000. A special musical performance by The Jim Cuddy Trio ensured all in attendance had a wonderful evening. Pictured is the legendary Cuddy.Cal 0917 Libin 5 The third annual The Beat Goes on Gala in support of the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta was a huge success and raised nearly $800,000. Pictured at the gala held Sept 10 in the Palomino Room at the BMO Centre are legendary philanthropist and Calgary Health Trust board chair Ann McCaig with Calgary Stampede Foundation vice-president Sarah Hayes.Cal 0917 Libin 6 Among the VIPs in attendance at the third annual The Beat Goes on Gala in support of the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta were, from left, U of C's Nuvyn Peters, AHS president and CEO Dr. Verna Yiu and U of C president Elizabeth Cannon.Cal 0917 Libin 8 Pictured, from left, at the hugely successful The Beat Goes on Gala in support of the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta are Stream Asset Financial's Aaron Bunting, BMO Nesbitt Burns' Katelyn Krueger and Stonebridge Merchant Capital's Michael Lang.Cal 0917 Libin 10 Renowned child advocate Sheldon Kennedy is pictured with Katrina Olson-Mottahed, director of CANIFFF at The Beat Goes on Gala in support of the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta.Cal 0917 Libin 11 Pictured, from left, at The Beat Goes on Gala in support of the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta are Haskayne School of Business dean Jim Dewald and his wife Chris with Trico Homes' Eleanor and Wayne Chiu.Cal 0917 Libin 12 Pictured with reason to smile at the hugely successful The Beat Goes On Gala in support of the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta are Alvin Libin and his son Bobby. Alvin and his late wife Mona were the founding donors of the institute.Cal 0917 Libin 9 Guests pictured having a great time at the hugely successful The Beat Goes on Gala in support of the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta from left are Sue Adams, the institute's Al-Karim Walli and Robi McManes-Kisel.Cal 0917 Libin 13 Pictured, from left, at The Beat Goes On Gala in support of the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta are Boston Consulting Group's Ross Middleton, This Calgary Life founder and editor Elizabeth Middleton, Kinder Morgan's Leila Eveleigh and Shaw Communications' Charles Robison.091216-Cal_0917_Libin_7.JPG-Cal_0917_Libin_7-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 0917 Libin 1The third annual the Beat Goes on Gala in support of the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta held Sept 10 in the Palomino Room in the BMO Centre was a stunning success raising nearly $800,000 bringing the three year total to $2.75-million which will go towards cardiovascular care and research in southern Alberta. Pictured at the great gala, from left, are Cicely Patrick, Shairole Henchall, Malcolm Albery, Stuart Libin and Shahr Savizi.Cal 0917 Libin 2 Pictured, from left at the hugely successful third annual The Beat Goes on Gala in support of the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta are Dr. Todd Anderson, Tony VandenBrink, Sandi VandenBrink and Kay VandenBrink.Cal 0917 Libin 3 The third annual The Beat Goes on Gala in support of the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta was a huge success and raised nearly $800,000. A special musical performance by The Jim Cuddy Trio and Harry Knight (pictured) ensured all in attendance had a wonderful evening.Cal 0917 Libin 4 The third annual The Beat Goes on Gala in support of the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta was a huge success and raised nearly $800,000. A special musical performance by The Jim Cuddy Trio ensured all in attendance had a wonderful evening. Pictured is the legendary Cuddy.Cal 0917 Libin 5 The third annual The Beat Goes on Gala in support of the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta was a huge success and raised nearly $800,000. Pictured at the gala held Sept 10 in the Palomino Room at the BMO Centre are legendary philanthropist and Calgary Health Trust board chair Ann McCaig with Calgary Stampede Foundation vice-president Sarah Hayes.Cal 0917 Libin 6 Among the VIPs in attendance at the third annual The Beat Goes on Gala in support of the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta were, from left, U of C's Nuvyn Peters, AHS president and CEO Dr. Verna Yiu and U of C president Elizabeth Cannon.Cal 0917 Libin 8 Pictured, from left, at the hugely successful The Beat Goes on Gala in support of the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta are Stream Asset Financial's Aaron Bunting, BMO Nesbitt Burns' Katelyn Krueger and Stonebridge Merchant Capital's Michael Lang.Cal 0917 Libin 10 Renowned child advocate Sheldon Kennedy is pictured with Katrina Olson-Mottahed, director of CANIFFF at The Beat Goes on Gala in support of the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta.Cal 0917 Libin 11 Pictured, from left, at The Beat Goes on Gala in support of the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta are Haskayne School of Business dean Jim Dewald and his wife Chris with Trico Homes' Eleanor and Wayne Chiu.Cal 0917 Libin 12 Pictured with reason to smile at the hugely successful The Beat Goes On Gala in support of the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta are Alvin Libin and his son Bobby. Alvin and his late wife Mona were the founding donors of the institute.Cal 0917 Libin 9 Guests pictured having a great time at the hugely successful The Beat Goes on Gala in support of the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta from left are Sue Adams, the institute's Al-Karim Walli and Robi McManes-Kisel.Cal 0917 Libin 13 Pictured, from left, at The Beat Goes On Gala in support of the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta are Boston Consulting Group's Ross Middleton, This Calgary Life founder and editor Elizabeth Middleton, Kinder Morgan's Leila Eveleigh and Shaw Communications' Charles Robison.

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    “Without heroes and champions, we are all just plain people” was the lasting message delivered by Alberta Champions Society president and founder Gordon Hoffman, Q.C. at the Field of Fame Five unveiling at Heritage Park Sept 15. We are truly blessed to live in a city-and province- that has no shortage of those who have […]

    091916-Cal_0924_Champions_3.JPG-Cal_0924_Champions_3-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 0924 Champions 1 A glorious late summer day proved the perfect setting for Alberta Champions Field of Fame Five installation at Heritage Park. The late, great Harry Hays was one of six honourees recognized this day. Pictured, from left, are Kathy Hays and her husband, Sen. (Ret.) Dan Hays, son of Harry Hays and Carol Hays, Dan's daughter.Cal 0924 Champions 2 Legendary philanthropist and business tycoon Harley Hotchkiss was one of six honourees recognized at Alberta Champions Field of Fame Five installation at Heritage Park. Pictured, from left, are Sheryl Hotchkiss and her husband, Harley's son Jeff Hotchkiss, Harley's widow Rebecca Hotchkiss and Harley and Rebecca's daughter Brenda Mackie.Cal 0924 Champions 4 The late, great Chief Walking Buffalo was one of the six legendary Albertans honoured at the Alberta Champions Field of Fame Five installation at Heritage Park Sept 15. Pictured are the Chief's great, great grandchildren Rosie Crawler and Narvil Kootenay.Cal 0924 Champions 5 The late, great Sam Livingston was one of the six legendary Albertans honoured at the Alberta Champions Field of Fame Five installation at Heritage Park Sept 15. Pictured, from left, are Champions president and founder Gordon Hoffman, Q.C. with Livingston descendants Rory and Dusty Wilson and Aaron Ferris.091916-Cal_0924_Champions_3.JPG-Cal_0924_Champions_3-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 0924 Champions 1 A glorious late summer day proved the perfect setting for Alberta Champions Field of Fame Five installation at Heritage Park. The late, great Harry Hays was one of six honourees recognized this day. Pictured, from left, are Kathy Hays and her husband, Sen. (Ret.) Dan Hays, son of Harry Hays and Carol Hays, Dan's daughter.Cal 0924 Champions 2 Legendary philanthropist and business tycoon Harley Hotchkiss was one of six honourees recognized at Alberta Champions Field of Fame Five installation at Heritage Park. Pictured, from left, are Sheryl Hotchkiss and her husband, Harley's son Jeff Hotchkiss, Harley's widow Rebecca Hotchkiss and Harley and Rebecca's daughter Brenda Mackie.Cal 0924 Champions 4 The late, great Chief Walking Buffalo was one of the six legendary Albertans honoured at the Alberta Champions Field of Fame Five installation at Heritage Park Sept 15. Pictured are the Chief's great, great grandchildren Rosie Crawler and Narvil Kootenay.Cal 0924 Champions 5 The late, great Sam Livingston was one of the six legendary Albertans honoured at the Alberta Champions Field of Fame Five installation at Heritage Park Sept 15. Pictured, from left, are Champions president and founder Gordon Hoffman, Q.C. with Livingston descendants Rory and Dusty Wilson and Aaron Ferris.

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    These are three words you never want to hear: “You have cancer,” only to be followed by, “Your position has been downsized.” Barb Montgomery heard these exact words just over a year and half ago. “When I was let go, I lost my health insurance, for myself and for my son. I lost my life […]

    091916-Cal_0924_Wings_5.JPG-Cal_0924_Wings_5-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 0924 Wings 1 Pictured, from left, at the SRO Wings of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation annual luncheon held Sept 12 at the Hyatt are Wings of Hope board chair Alcia Quesnel, breast cancer survivor and keynote video presenter Barb Montgomery and luncheon chair Rhonda Aiello. The luncheon featured keynote speaker Herald business columnist Deborah Yedlin.Cal 0924 Wings 2 Pictured, from left, at the SRO Wings of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation annual luncheon held Sept 12 at the Hyatt are breast cancer survivors Catherine Hudson and keynote video presenter Barb Montgomery . The luncheon has raised more than $1 million since its inception 21 years ago.Cal 0924 Wings 3 Among the hundreds of guests in attendance at the Wings of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation annual luncheon held Sept 12 at the Hyatt were Dorothy Hanson (left) and Sara Brodsky. NOTE TO CUT OUT LADY ON THE LEFT.Cal 0924 Wings 4 Pictured, from left, at the SRO Wings of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation annual luncheon held Sept 12 at the Hyatt are Susan Desbarats, past luncheon chair Loretta Tetarenko, Cheryl Pynn and Jill Twa. The luncheon has raised more than $1 million since its inception 21 years ago.Cal 0924 Wings 6 SemCAMS' Chris Dutcher and Kalene Anderson were among the hundreds of supporters who attended the Wings of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation annual luncheon held Sept 12 at the Hyatt .Cal 0924 Wings 7 Osler's Maureen Killoran, Q.C. and Osler co-chair Shawn Denstedt, Q.C. were among the hundreds of supporters who attended the Wings of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation annual luncheon held Sept 12 at the Hyatt . Osler was one of the luncheon's major sponsors.Cal 0924 Wings 8 Pictured, from left, at the Wings of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation annual luncheon held Sept 12 at the Hyatt are RBC's Kim Benter, ReMax's Margot Langdon and pba land & development CEO Patricia Phillips.Cal 0924 Wings 9 Pictured, from left, at the Wings of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation annual luncheon held Sept 12 at the Hyatt are Burnet Duckworth & Palmer LLP's (BD & P) Annette Lambert with colleague Jody Wivcharuk and ARC Resources' Jodi Wilson.Cal 0924 Wings 9 The Wings of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation annual luncheon held Sept 12 at the Hyatt was an SRO success and featured keynote speaker acclaimed Herald business columnist Deborah Yedlin and emcee Bruce Covernton, former Calgary Stampeder and current owner and president of Big Fish Staffing.091916-Cal_0924_Wings_5.JPG-Cal_0924_Wings_5-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 0924 Wings 1 Pictured, from left, at the SRO Wings of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation annual luncheon held Sept 12 at the Hyatt are Wings of Hope board chair Alcia Quesnel, breast cancer survivor and keynote video presenter Barb Montgomery and luncheon chair Rhonda Aiello. The luncheon featured keynote speaker Herald business columnist Deborah Yedlin.Cal 0924 Wings 2 Pictured, from left, at the SRO Wings of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation annual luncheon held Sept 12 at the Hyatt are breast cancer survivors Catherine Hudson and keynote video presenter Barb Montgomery . The luncheon has raised more than $1 million since its inception 21 years ago.Cal 0924 Wings 3 Among the hundreds of guests in attendance at the Wings of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation annual luncheon held Sept 12 at the Hyatt were Dorothy Hanson (left) and Sara Brodsky. NOTE TO CUT OUT LADY ON THE LEFT.Cal 0924 Wings 4 Pictured, from left, at the SRO Wings of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation annual luncheon held Sept 12 at the Hyatt are Susan Desbarats, past luncheon chair Loretta Tetarenko, Cheryl Pynn and Jill Twa. The luncheon has raised more than $1 million since its inception 21 years ago.Cal 0924 Wings 6 SemCAMS' Chris Dutcher and Kalene Anderson were among the hundreds of supporters who attended the Wings of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation annual luncheon held Sept 12 at the Hyatt .Cal 0924 Wings 7 Osler's Maureen Killoran, Q.C. and Osler co-chair Shawn Denstedt, Q.C. were among the hundreds of supporters who attended the Wings of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation annual luncheon held Sept 12 at the Hyatt . Osler was one of the luncheon's major sponsors.Cal 0924 Wings 8 Pictured, from left, at the Wings of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation annual luncheon held Sept 12 at the Hyatt are RBC's Kim Benter, ReMax's Margot Langdon and pba land & development CEO Patricia Phillips.Cal 0924 Wings 9 Pictured, from left, at the Wings of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation annual luncheon held Sept 12 at the Hyatt are Burnet Duckworth & Palmer LLP's (BD & P) Annette Lambert with colleague Jody Wivcharuk and ARC Resources' Jodi Wilson.Cal 0924 Wings 9 The Wings of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation annual luncheon held Sept 12 at the Hyatt was an SRO success and featured keynote speaker acclaimed Herald business columnist Deborah Yedlin and emcee Bruce Covernton, former Calgary Stampeder and current owner and president of Big Fish Staffing.

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    He is perhaps the best friend the arts community could hope to have. And he would be D’Arcy Levesque. Levesque held many executive positions with Enbridge-the most recent being vice-president of enterprise communications, brand & community partners, until moving to his new job as the Western chair, Hill & Knowlton Strategies in August. During his […]

    092616-Cal_1001_Darcy_3.JPG-Cal_1001_Darcy_3-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 1001 Darcy 1 Legendary philanthropist Jenny Belzberg (left) joins ACAD board chair Carol Ryder at an arts-hosted event Sept 21 at the Mamdani Opera Centre honouring Darcy Levesque for his invaluable contributions to the arts over many years.Cal 1001 Darcy 2 President of CMLC and Calgary Opera board chair Mike Brown (left) is pictured with Alberta Ballet board chair Larry Clausen at the recent arts-hosted event honouring Darcy Levesque for his invaluable contributions to the arts over many years.Cal 1001 Darcy 4 Avid arts supporter Darcy Levesque was lovingly toasted and roasted by many in the arts community Sept 21at the Mamdani Opera Centre. Pictured, from left, are roasters Making Treaty 7 executive director Michele Stanners, Linda Wedman, COO, The Works International Visual Arts Society, Honens artistic director Stephen McHolm, Rozsa Awards' Mary Rozsa de Coquet and Imagination 150 chair Colin Jackson.Cal 1001 Darcy 5 Among the scores of avid arts supporters in attendance at a toast and roast of Darcy Levesque Sept 21at the Mamdani Opera Centre were, from left, One Yellow Rabbit's Denise Clark, Trepanier Baer Gallery's Yves Trepanier and his wife Cheryl Gottselig.092616-Cal_1001_Darcy_3.JPG-Cal_1001_Darcy_3-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 1001 Darcy 1 Legendary philanthropist Jenny Belzberg (left) joins ACAD board chair Carol Ryder at an arts-hosted event Sept 21 at the Mamdani Opera Centre honouring Darcy Levesque for his invaluable contributions to the arts over many years.Cal 1001 Darcy 2 President of CMLC and Calgary Opera board chair Mike Brown (left) is pictured with Alberta Ballet board chair Larry Clausen at the recent arts-hosted event honouring Darcy Levesque for his invaluable contributions to the arts over many years.Cal 1001 Darcy 4 Avid arts supporter Darcy Levesque was lovingly toasted and roasted by many in the arts community Sept 21at the Mamdani Opera Centre. Pictured, from left, are roasters Making Treaty 7 executive director Michele Stanners, Linda Wedman, COO, The Works International Visual Arts Society, Honens artistic director Stephen McHolm, Rozsa Awards' Mary Rozsa de Coquet and Imagination 150 chair Colin Jackson.Cal 1001 Darcy 5 Among the scores of avid arts supporters in attendance at a toast and roast of Darcy Levesque Sept 21at the Mamdani Opera Centre were, from left, One Yellow Rabbit's Denise Clark, Trepanier Baer Gallery's Yves Trepanier and his wife Cheryl Gottselig.

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    More than 2200 guests attended the recent Canadian Legacy Project presented Loverboy and April Wine concert in support of Forces@WORK. Forces@WORK helps veterans and transitioning Canadian Armed Forces personnel, including the ill and injured, find rewarding civilian careers. The Canadian Legacy Project is a 100% volunteer managed registered charity working throughout Canada and can boast […]

    092616-Cal_1001_Lover_3.jpg-Cal_1001_Lover_3-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 1001 Lover 2 Pictured, from left, at the Canadian Legacy Project presented Loverboy and April Wine concert in support of Forces@WORK are Prospect Human Services program team JoAnne Flawn Laforge, David Blackburn, president Melanie Mitra, Caroline Stewart and Greg Quan Chan.Cal 1001 Lover 1 Pictured at the Canadian Legacy Project presented Loverboy and April Wine concert in support of Forces@WORK are Diane Smith, volunteer at the veterans Food Bank and Marie Blackburn, Veterans Food Bank manager092616-Cal_1001_Lover_3.jpg-Cal_1001_Lover_3-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 1001 Lover 2 Pictured, from left, at the Canadian Legacy Project presented Loverboy and April Wine concert in support of Forces@WORK are Prospect Human Services program team JoAnne Flawn Laforge, David Blackburn, president Melanie Mitra, Caroline Stewart and Greg Quan Chan.Cal 1001 Lover 1 Pictured at the Canadian Legacy Project presented Loverboy and April Wine concert in support of Forces@WORK are Diane Smith, volunteer at the veterans Food Bank and Marie Blackburn, Veterans Food Bank manager

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    Your faithful social scribe finds it shocking that the teaching of our military history — at least when I was in school — was not given the ‘ink’ I feel it should have been. My grandfather drove an ambulance during the Great War and saw duty in Somme, Ypres and Vimy Ridge. And yet he […]

    100316-Cal_1008_Military_9.JPG-Cal_1008_Military_9-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 1008 Military 1 Pictured at the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of the Somme Commemorative Dinner held Sept 24 at The Military Museums of Calgary are emcee this night, Lt. Col (Ret.) Malcolm Bruce who came in from Edmonton for the dinner and his wife Shawna Bruce with Dow Chemical Canada.Cal 1008 Military 2 Pictured at the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of the Somme Commemorative Dinner held Sept 24 at The Military Museums of Calgary are, from left, military historian and keynote speaker this night Victor Taboika with Hon. Lt. Col. Don Cranston who flew in from Toronto for the wonderful dinner.Cal 1008 Military 3 Looking dapper at the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of the Somme Commemorative Dinner held Sept 24 at The Military Museums of Calgary are, from left, Tom McCabe, Maj. Graham Longhurst and West Canadian's George Brookman. The dinner just happened to coincide with McCabe's birthday.Cal 1008 Military 4 The Battle of the Somme Commemorative Dinner held Sept 24 at The Military Museums of Calgary was an SRO success. Pictured are dinner co-chair Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Barry Ashton and his wife Carol Ashton.Cal 1008 Military 5 Three PPCLI's Cpl. Jordon Thompson (left) and Cpl. Chad Krienke stand at attention for guests as they arrived at the Battle of the Somme Commemorative Dinner held Sept 24 at The Military Museums of Calgary.Cal 1008 Military 6 Warrant Officer George Couture and his wife Angela Couture were among the guests who attended the intimate Battle of the Somme Commemorative Dinner held Sept 24 at The Military Museums of Calgary.Cal 1008 Military 7 Justice Bruce McDonald (left) and John Cordeau, Q.C. were among those in attendance at the Battle of the Somme Commemorative Dinner held Sept 24 at The Military Museums of Calgary.Cal 1008 Military 10 Matco Investments' Lorne Gartner and his wife Maria Gartner were among those in attendance at the Battle of the Somme Commemorative Dinner held Sept 24 at The Military Museums of Calgary.Cal 1008 Military 11 PPCLI cadet Branden Handrahan poses for the lens with avid military supporters Bill and Corrine MacDonald at the Battle of the Somme Commemorative Dinner held Sept 24 at The Military Museums of Calgary.Cal 1008 Military 8 The Battle of the Somme Commemorative Dinner held Sept 24 at The Military Museums of Calgary was a great success thanks in large part to dinner co-chair Patti O'Connor pictured with her proud husband Larry O'Connor.100316-Cal_1008_Military_9.JPG-Cal_1008_Military_9-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 1008 Military 1 Pictured at the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of the Somme Commemorative Dinner held Sept 24 at The Military Museums of Calgary are emcee this night, Lt. Col (Ret.) Malcolm Bruce who came in from Edmonton for the dinner and his wife Shawna Bruce with Dow Chemical Canada.Cal 1008 Military 2 Pictured at the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of the Somme Commemorative Dinner held Sept 24 at The Military Museums of Calgary are, from left, military historian and keynote speaker this night Victor Taboika with Hon. Lt. Col. Don Cranston who flew in from Toronto for the wonderful dinner.Cal 1008 Military 3 Looking dapper at the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of the Somme Commemorative Dinner held Sept 24 at The Military Museums of Calgary are, from left, Tom McCabe, Maj. Graham Longhurst and West Canadian's George Brookman. The dinner just happened to coincide with McCabe's birthday.Cal 1008 Military 4 The Battle of the Somme Commemorative Dinner held Sept 24 at The Military Museums of Calgary was an SRO success. Pictured are dinner co-chair Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Barry Ashton and his wife Carol Ashton.Cal 1008 Military 5 Three PPCLI's Cpl. Jordon Thompson (left) and Cpl. Chad Krienke stand at attention for guests as they arrived at the Battle of the Somme Commemorative Dinner held Sept 24 at The Military Museums of Calgary.Cal 1008 Military 6 Warrant Officer George Couture and his wife Angela Couture were among the guests who attended the intimate Battle of the Somme Commemorative Dinner held Sept 24 at The Military Museums of Calgary.Cal 1008 Military 7 Justice Bruce McDonald (left) and John Cordeau, Q.C. were among those in attendance at the Battle of the Somme Commemorative Dinner held Sept 24 at The Military Museums of Calgary.Cal 1008 Military 10 Matco Investments' Lorne Gartner and his wife Maria Gartner were among those in attendance at the Battle of the Somme Commemorative Dinner held Sept 24 at The Military Museums of Calgary.Cal 1008 Military 11 PPCLI cadet Branden Handrahan poses for the lens with avid military supporters Bill and Corrine MacDonald at the Battle of the Somme Commemorative Dinner held Sept 24 at The Military Museums of Calgary.Cal 1008 Military 8 The Battle of the Somme Commemorative Dinner held Sept 24 at The Military Museums of Calgary was a great success thanks in large part to dinner co-chair Patti O'Connor pictured with her proud husband Larry O'Connor.

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