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    There’s Oscar. And Dora. And Rosie. But for those who work in professional theatre in Calgary, the name everyone covets is Betty. The Betty Mitchell Awards, named after one of our city’s theatrical pioneers, were started in 1998 to celebrate and honour the best of the best in Calgary’s professional theatre. Calgary’s theatre community gathered […]

    090815-Cal_0912_Betty_4.JPG-Cal_0912_Betty_4-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 0912 Betty 1 Pictured at the 18th Annual Betty Mitchell Awards held Aug 24 at Vertigo Theatre are Vertigo consultant Tom McCabe and Vertigo executive director Rose Brow. The Betty's honoured the best productions of the 2014-15 Calgary theatre season.Cal 0912 Betty 2 Pictured, from left, at the 18th Annual Betty Mitchell Awards held Aug 24 at Vertigo Theatre are stage manager Emma Brager, actor Eric Wigston and visual artist Brianna Strong.Cal 0912 Betty 3 Pictured at the 18th Annual Betty Mitchell Awards held Aug 24 at Vertigo Theatre are Theatre Calgary communications ace Christopher Loach and Downstage Theatre's Dale Turri.Cal 0912 Betty 7 Pictured at the 18th annual Betty Mitchell Awards held Aug 24 at Vertigo Theatre is Jory Rossiter who recently starred in Stage West's Rumours & Dreams.Cal 0912 Betty 5 Looking great at the 18th Annual Betty Mitchell Awards held Aug 24 at Vertigo Theatre are actress Arielle Rombough with actor Bernard Starlight.Cal 0912 Betty 6 The annual Betty Mitchell Awards would not be the same were it not for the attendance of patron Neal Halstead (left) and Forte Musical Theatre director Joe Slabe. The 18th annual awards ceremony was held Aug 24 at Vertigo Theatre.Cal 0912 Betty 8 All smiles at the 18th annual Betty Mitchell Awards held Aug 24 at Vertigo Theatre are Betty Mitchell Awards publicist Kaye Dauter-Booth and Third Street Theatre artistic director Jonathan Brower.Cal 0912 Betty 9 All smiles at the 18th annual Betty Mitchell Awards held Aug 24 at Vertigo Theatre are, from left, nominee Ronda Borneman, Olds College Fashion Institute manager Teri McKinnon, instructor Robert La Flamme and graduate Ashley Green.090815-Cal_0912_Betty_4.JPG-Cal_0912_Betty_4-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 0912 Betty 1 Pictured at the 18th Annual Betty Mitchell Awards held Aug 24 at Vertigo Theatre are Vertigo consultant Tom McCabe and Vertigo executive director Rose Brow. The Betty's honoured the best productions of the 2014-15 Calgary theatre season.Cal 0912 Betty 2 Pictured, from left, at the 18th Annual Betty Mitchell Awards held Aug 24 at Vertigo Theatre are stage manager Emma Brager, actor Eric Wigston and visual artist Brianna Strong.Cal 0912 Betty 3 Pictured at the 18th Annual Betty Mitchell Awards held Aug 24 at Vertigo Theatre are Theatre Calgary communications ace Christopher Loach and Downstage Theatre's Dale Turri.Cal 0912 Betty 7 Pictured at the 18th annual Betty Mitchell Awards held Aug 24 at Vertigo Theatre is Jory Rossiter who recently starred in Stage West's Rumours & Dreams.Cal 0912 Betty 5 Looking great at the 18th Annual Betty Mitchell Awards held Aug 24 at Vertigo Theatre are actress Arielle Rombough with actor Bernard Starlight.Cal 0912 Betty 6 The annual Betty Mitchell Awards would not be the same were it not for the attendance of patron Neal Halstead (left) and Forte Musical Theatre director Joe Slabe. The 18th annual awards ceremony was held Aug 24 at Vertigo Theatre.Cal 0912 Betty 8 All smiles at the 18th annual Betty Mitchell Awards held Aug 24 at Vertigo Theatre are Betty Mitchell Awards publicist Kaye Dauter-Booth and Third Street Theatre artistic director Jonathan Brower.Cal 0912 Betty 9 All smiles at the 18th annual Betty Mitchell Awards held Aug 24 at Vertigo Theatre are, from left, nominee Ronda Borneman, Olds College Fashion Institute manager Teri McKinnon, instructor Robert La Flamme and graduate Ashley Green.

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    The much-anticipated grand opening of the Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts certainly didn’t disappoint. The who is who in government, business, arts and philanthropy gathered Aug 26 for the incredible opening of the first major performance space to be built in Calgary in 30 years. From concept to opening night, the Taylor Centre for […]

    090815-Cal_0912_Taylor_6JPG.JPG-Cal_0912_Taylor_6-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 0912 Taylor 1 Pictured at the grand opening of the Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts Aug 26 are avid arts supporter Jenny Belzberg with past MRU Conservatory director and current CPO president and CEO Paul Dornian;Cal 0912 Taylor 2 Among the hundreds of guests in attendance at the fabulous grand opening of the Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts Aug 26 were, from left, MRU board chair Bryan Pinney, Calgary Reads' Steacy Collyer, Shirley Glen, Iris Evans and Ross Glen.Cal 0912 Taylor 4 Pictured, from left, at the grand opening of the Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts Aug 26 are National Music Centre president and CEO Andrew Mosker, past MRU president Thomas Wood and his wife Della Mae Wood and philanthropist Ron Mannix.Cal 0912 Taylor 3 Pictured, from left, at the grand opening of the Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts Aug 26 are Al Duerr and his wife Kit Chan with philanthropists Carol and Bob Brawn.Cal 0912 Taylor 5 The first major performance space to be built in Calgary in 30 years, the Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts, opened its doors in grand style Aug 26. Among the hundreds of guests in attendance were supporters Agnes Cook (left) and Joan Snyder.Cal 0912 Taylor 7 Having a great laugh at the grand opening of the Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts Aug 26 are recent Order of Canada recipients Mary Rozsa de Coquet and Jim Dinning.Cal 0912 Taylor 9 MLA Richard Gotfried (right) was among the hundreds of guests who attended the grand opening of the Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts Aug 26. Joining Gotfried are Marquis Communities' Joseph Leung and his wife Cindy Leung.Cal 0912 Taylor 8 Posing for the lens at the grand opening of the Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts Aug 26 are, from left, Platinum Round Table co- CEO Catherine Brownlee, MRU's Stacey Smith and Platinum Round Table co- CEO Heather Douglas.Cal 0912 Taylor 10 Renowned philanthropists Dick and Lois Haskayne were among the hundreds of guests who attended the grand opening of the Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts Aug 26.Cal 0912 Taylor 11 Renowned philanthropists David and Leslie Bissett were among the hundreds of guests who attended the grand opening of the Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts Aug 26.Cal 0912 Taylor 12 Piano prodigy Kevin Chen received thunderous applause after his performance at the grand opening of the Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts Aug 26. Joining Chen are his proud parents Matthew Chen and Kathy Jiang.Cal 0912 Taylor 14 Trimac CFO Scott Calver is surrounded by admirers at the grand opening of the Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts Aug 26. Joining Calver, from left, are MRU's Stacey Smith, Caltech Surveys' Roberta White, Tamarack Valley's Randene Seeman and Tina Rossi.Cal 0912 Taylor 13 MRU Conservatory director Elaine Danelesko (left) and Heather Klimchuk pose for the lens at the grand opening of the Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts Aug 26.090815-Cal_0912_Taylor_6JPG.JPG-Cal_0912_Taylor_6-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 0912 Taylor 1 Pictured at the grand opening of the Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts Aug 26 are avid arts supporter Jenny Belzberg with past MRU Conservatory director and current CPO president and CEO Paul Dornian;Cal 0912 Taylor 2 Among the hundreds of guests in attendance at the fabulous grand opening of the Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts Aug 26 were, from left, MRU board chair Bryan Pinney, Calgary Reads' Steacy Collyer, Shirley Glen, Iris Evans and Ross Glen.Cal 0912 Taylor 4 Pictured, from left, at the grand opening of the Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts Aug 26 are National Music Centre president and CEO Andrew Mosker, past MRU president Thomas Wood and his wife Della Mae Wood and philanthropist Ron Mannix.Cal 0912 Taylor 3 Pictured, from left, at the grand opening of the Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts Aug 26 are Al Duerr and his wife Kit Chan with philanthropists Carol and Bob Brawn.Cal 0912 Taylor 5 The first major performance space to be built in Calgary in 30 years, the Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts, opened its doors in grand style Aug 26. Among the hundreds of guests in attendance were supporters Agnes Cook (left) and Joan Snyder.Cal 0912 Taylor 7 Having a great laugh at the grand opening of the Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts Aug 26 are recent Order of Canada recipients Mary Rozsa de Coquet and Jim Dinning.Cal 0912 Taylor 9 MLA Richard Gotfried (right) was among the hundreds of guests who attended the grand opening of the Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts Aug 26. Joining Gotfried are Marquis Communities' Joseph Leung and his wife Cindy Leung.Cal 0912 Taylor 8 Posing for the lens at the grand opening of the Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts Aug 26 are, from left, Platinum Round Table co- CEO Catherine Brownlee, MRU's Stacey Smith and Platinum Round Table co- CEO Heather Douglas.Cal 0912 Taylor 10 Renowned philanthropists Dick and Lois Haskayne were among the hundreds of guests who attended the grand opening of the Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts Aug 26.Cal 0912 Taylor 11 Renowned philanthropists David and Leslie Bissett were among the hundreds of guests who attended the grand opening of the Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts Aug 26.Cal 0912 Taylor 12 Piano prodigy Kevin Chen received thunderous applause after his performance at the grand opening of the Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts Aug 26. Joining Chen are his proud parents Matthew Chen and Kathy Jiang.Cal 0912 Taylor 14 Trimac CFO Scott Calver is surrounded by admirers at the grand opening of the Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts Aug 26. Joining Calver, from left, are MRU's Stacey Smith, Caltech Surveys' Roberta White, Tamarack Valley's Randene Seeman and Tina Rossi.Cal 0912 Taylor 13 MRU Conservatory director Elaine Danelesko (left) and Heather Klimchuk pose for the lens at the grand opening of the Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts Aug 26.

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    It’s a match made in heaven. Hermes and Spruce Meadows. Does it get any better? The French luxury retailer started in 1837 Paris as a harness and saddle workshop. And its presence in the equestrian world has been felt ever since. Hermes equestrian clothing and equipment are among the best in the world. It’s handmade […]

    091415-Cal_0919_Hermes_9.JPG-Cal_0919_Hermes_9-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 0919 Hermes 1 Among the select group of guests in attendance at the Hermes-hosted cocktail reception held Sept 10 at the Ranchmen's Club were Sollena Sun (left) and Cindy Leung.Cal 0919 Hermes 3 Avenue Magazine editor-in-chief Kathe Lemon (left) and publisher Joyce Byrne pose for the lens at the Hermes-hosted cocktail reception held Sept 10 at the Ranchmen's Club.Cal 0919 Hermes 2 Shaun Ford & Co. president Shaun Ford (left) and uber fashion designer Paul Hardy were among those in attendance at the Hermes-hosted cocktail reception held Sept 10 at the Ranchmen's Club.Cal 0919 Hermes 4 Mark Tewksbury (left) and his partner Rob Mabee pictured at the Hermes-hosted cocktail reception held Sept 10 at the Ranchmen's Club. The reception marked the first time Hermes has had a presence at Spruce Meadows.Cal 0919 Hermes 5 All smiles, from left, at the Hermes-hosted cocktail reception held Sept 10 at the Ranchmen's Club are Angela Kolas, Western Living's Karen Ashbee and Sheika Kolias. The reception marked the first time Hermes has had a presence at Spruce Meadows.Cal 0919 Hermes 5 Pictured, from left, at the Hermes-hosted cocktail reception held Sept 10 at the Ranchmen's Club are Hermes equestrian account executive Aurelie Ferrut, third-generation Hermes saddle-maker Nicolas Cornebois and Hermes' Sue Love. This marks the first time Hermes has had a presence at Spruce Meadows.Cal 0919 Hermes 7 Pictured, from left, at the Hermes-hosted cocktail reception held Sept 10 at the Ranchmen's Club are Critical Mass' Matthieu Adenis and his husband, Avenue Magazine's Ricky Zayshley, Hermes Canada's Kendra Thompson and Hermes Vancouver general manager Adrienne Bailly. This marks the first time Hermes has had a presence at Spruce Meadows.Cal 0919 Hermes 8 Ken and Andy Menhaden looked fashionably fabulous at the Hermes-hosted cocktail reception held Sept 10 at the Ranchmen's Club.091415-Cal_0919_Hermes_9.JPG-Cal_0919_Hermes_9-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 0919 Hermes 1 Among the select group of guests in attendance at the Hermes-hosted cocktail reception held Sept 10 at the Ranchmen's Club were Sollena Sun (left) and Cindy Leung.Cal 0919 Hermes 3 Avenue Magazine editor-in-chief Kathe Lemon (left) and publisher Joyce Byrne pose for the lens at the Hermes-hosted cocktail reception held Sept 10 at the Ranchmen's Club.Cal 0919 Hermes 2 Shaun Ford & Co. president Shaun Ford (left) and uber fashion designer Paul Hardy were among those in attendance at the Hermes-hosted cocktail reception held Sept 10 at the Ranchmen's Club.Cal 0919 Hermes 4 Mark Tewksbury (left) and his partner Rob Mabee pictured at the Hermes-hosted cocktail reception held Sept 10 at the Ranchmen's Club. The reception marked the first time Hermes has had a presence at Spruce Meadows.Cal 0919 Hermes 5 All smiles, from left, at the Hermes-hosted cocktail reception held Sept 10 at the Ranchmen's Club are Angela Kolas, Western Living's Karen Ashbee and Sheika Kolias. The reception marked the first time Hermes has had a presence at Spruce Meadows.Cal 0919 Hermes 5 Pictured, from left, at the Hermes-hosted cocktail reception held Sept 10 at the Ranchmen's Club are Hermes equestrian account executive Aurelie Ferrut, third-generation Hermes saddle-maker Nicolas Cornebois and Hermes' Sue Love. This marks the first time Hermes has had a presence at Spruce Meadows.Cal 0919 Hermes 7 Pictured, from left, at the Hermes-hosted cocktail reception held Sept 10 at the Ranchmen's Club are Critical Mass' Matthieu Adenis and his husband, Avenue Magazine's Ricky Zayshley, Hermes Canada's Kendra Thompson and Hermes Vancouver general manager Adrienne Bailly. This marks the first time Hermes has had a presence at Spruce Meadows.Cal 0919 Hermes 8 Ken and Andy Menhaden looked fashionably fabulous at the Hermes-hosted cocktail reception held Sept 10 at the Ranchmen's Club.

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    The iconic Lougheed House was the place to be Sept 11 as lovers of all things historic-and fashionable-gathered for Daring Deco- a 1920s fashion show featuring rare apparel from the private collection of renowned Vancouver fashion historian Ivan Sayers. The VIP reception, hosted by Sayers, afforded guests the opportunity of learning little-known insights about WWI […]

    091415-Cal_0919_Lougheed_2.JPG-Cal_0919_Lougheed_2-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 0919 Lougheed 1 Lougheed House played host Sept 11 as guests gathered for Daring Deco- a 1920's fashion show. Pictured, from left, are Jeanne Lougheed with Trimac's Jeff McCaig and his wife Marilyn.Cal 0919 Lougheed 3 Pictured, from left, at Daring Deco- a 1920's fashion show held at Lougheed House Sept 11 are David and Margot Kitchen with Dr. Chen Fong.Cal 0919 Lougheed 4 Pictured at Daring Deco- a 1920's fashion show held at Lougheed House Sept 11 are Lougheed House executive director Kirstin Evenden and renowned Vancouver fashion historian Ivan Sayers who presented extremely rare apparel from is own private collection.Cal 0919 Lougheed 5 Pictured at Daring Deco- a 1920's fashion show held at Lougheed House Sept 11 are Trudy Cowan (left) and Lougheed House executive director Kirstin Evenden.091415-Cal_0919_Lougheed_2.JPG-Cal_0919_Lougheed_2-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 0919 Lougheed 1 Lougheed House played host Sept 11 as guests gathered for Daring Deco- a 1920's fashion show. Pictured, from left, are Jeanne Lougheed with Trimac's Jeff McCaig and his wife Marilyn.Cal 0919 Lougheed 3 Pictured, from left, at Daring Deco- a 1920's fashion show held at Lougheed House Sept 11 are David and Margot Kitchen with Dr. Chen Fong.Cal 0919 Lougheed 4 Pictured at Daring Deco- a 1920's fashion show held at Lougheed House Sept 11 are Lougheed House executive director Kirstin Evenden and renowned Vancouver fashion historian Ivan Sayers who presented extremely rare apparel from is own private collection.Cal 0919 Lougheed 5 Pictured at Daring Deco- a 1920's fashion show held at Lougheed House Sept 11 are Trudy Cowan (left) and Lougheed House executive director Kirstin Evenden.

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    A quarter of a century is a long, long time for anything. Think marriage. Or working for the same company. Or living in the same house. But in the challenging magazine industry, 25 years is an eternity. One can think of myriad magazines that have come and go over the years, but for those with […]

    091415-_DSC9694.NEF-Cal_0919_Business_7-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 0919 Business 1 More than 350 guests gathered at the Petroleum Club Sept 3 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Business in Calgary magazine. Pictured are Zak Miller (Engel & Volkers) and Saima Chaudhri.Cal 0919 Business 3 Fortune Industries' Lou MacEachern (left) and GDI SErvpro's Fred Edwards pictured at the 25th anniversary of Business in Calgary magazine celebration held Sept 3 at the Petroleum Club.Cal 0919 Business 4 Emergo chairman and legendary philanthropist Alfred Balm (left) and his son, Emerge managing director Dr. Mike Balm were among the more than 350 guests who attended the 25th anniversary of Business in Calgary magazine celebration held Sept 3 at the Petroleum Club.Cal 0919 Business 5 Pictured at the 25th anniversary of Business in Calgary magazine celebration held Sept 3 at the Petroleum Club are MNP's Trevor Winkler and his wife Rochelle Winkler.Cal 0919 Business 6 Pictured, from left, at the 25th anniversary of Business in Calgary magazine celebration held Sept 3 at the Petroleum Club are Barry Lammle and Marie Lammle of LammleÕs Western Wear & Tack, and Gerry Wood of Wood Automotive Group.Cal 0919 Business 8 Pictured at the 25th anniversary of Business in Calgary magazine celebration held Sept 3 at the Petroleum Club are Supreme Men's Wear's Charli and Darren Biederman.Cal 0919 Business 2 West Canadian Digital Imaging's George Brookman and Irene Price were among the more than 350 guests who gathered at the Petroleum Club Sept 3 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Business in Calgary magazine.Cal 0919 Business 9 Among the more than 350 guests who attended the 25th anniversary of Business in Calgary magazine celebration held Sept 3 at the Petroleum Club were Rosellyn Wickerson and Blaine Wickerson of Prestige Railings & Stairs Ltd.Cal 0919 Business 10 Among the more than 350 guests who attended the 25th anniversary of Business in Calgary magazine celebration held Sept 3 at the Petroleum Club were Jim Dewald (Haskayne School of Business) and Danya Dewald.091415-_DSC9694.NEF-Cal_0919_Business_7-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 0919 Business 1 More than 350 guests gathered at the Petroleum Club Sept 3 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Business in Calgary magazine. Pictured are Zak Miller (Engel & Volkers) and Saima Chaudhri.Cal 0919 Business 3 Fortune Industries' Lou MacEachern (left) and GDI SErvpro's Fred Edwards pictured at the 25th anniversary of Business in Calgary magazine celebration held Sept 3 at the Petroleum Club.Cal 0919 Business 4 Emergo chairman and legendary philanthropist Alfred Balm (left) and his son, Emerge managing director Dr. Mike Balm were among the more than 350 guests who attended the 25th anniversary of Business in Calgary magazine celebration held Sept 3 at the Petroleum Club.Cal 0919 Business 5 Pictured at the 25th anniversary of Business in Calgary magazine celebration held Sept 3 at the Petroleum Club are MNP's Trevor Winkler and his wife Rochelle Winkler.Cal 0919 Business 6 Pictured, from left, at the 25th anniversary of Business in Calgary magazine celebration held Sept 3 at the Petroleum Club are Barry Lammle and Marie Lammle of LammleÕs Western Wear & Tack, and Gerry Wood of Wood Automotive Group.Cal 0919 Business 8 Pictured at the 25th anniversary of Business in Calgary magazine celebration held Sept 3 at the Petroleum Club are Supreme Men's Wear's Charli and Darren Biederman.Cal 0919 Business 2 West Canadian Digital Imaging's George Brookman and Irene Price were among the more than 350 guests who gathered at the Petroleum Club Sept 3 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Business in Calgary magazine.Cal 0919 Business 9 Among the more than 350 guests who attended the 25th anniversary of Business in Calgary magazine celebration held Sept 3 at the Petroleum Club were Rosellyn Wickerson and Blaine Wickerson of Prestige Railings & Stairs Ltd.Cal 0919 Business 10 Among the more than 350 guests who attended the 25th anniversary of Business in Calgary magazine celebration held Sept 3 at the Petroleum Club were Jim Dewald (Haskayne School of Business) and Danya Dewald.

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    Cardiovascular disease in the leading cause of death in our country. Heart health-or lack thereon-will affect each and every one of us in some way. The good news, however, is that in our very midst we have the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta — a large organization with fully 1,500 individuals providing a presence at each Calgary […]

    092115-Cal0926Cardio_7.JPG-Cal0926Cardio_7-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 0926 Cardio 1 Pictured, from left, at the 2nd annual Libin Institute presented The Beat Goes on Gala held Sept 12 in the BMO Centre at Stampede Park are event supporters Dave Duckett, Marc Staniloff, Jay Westman and Brian Sidorsky. The SRO event featured a performance from special guest Juno Award winning artist Jesse Cook.Cal 0926 Cardio 2 Among the hundreds of guests in attendance at the 2nd annual The Beat Goes on Gala presented by the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta were, from left, Maria Harris, Karen Westman, Deb Staniloff, Sheila Cennon and Ebony Lewis.Cal 0926 Cardio 3 Sonny Mottahed and his wife Katrina Olson-Mottahed were all smiles at the 2nd annual The Beat Goes on Gala presented by the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta.Cal 0926 Cardio 4 Co-chair of the 2nd annual The Beat Goes on Gala presented by the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta Tony Dilawri, partner, Dilawri Group of Companies, is surrounded by lovelies, from left, Tina Giesbrecht, wife Ellen Dilawri, Sarine Mustapha and Lisa Atkins at the SRO event held Sept 12.Cal 0926 Cardio 5 Northern Cross' Richard Wyman and JoAnne Humphrey were among the hundreds of guests in attendance at the 2nd annual The Beat Goes on Gala presented by the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta.Cal 0926 Cardio 6 Pictured, from left, at the 2nd annual The Beat Goes on Gala presented by the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta. are institute director Dr. Todd Anderson and his wife Karen with Marilyn King and her husband Ken King, gala co-chair and Calgary Flames president. The SRO event netted more than $525,000Cal 0926 Cardio 8 Bob Harris (left) and Ike Kolias were all smiles at the 2nd annual The Beat Goes on Gala presented by the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta.Cal 0926 Cardio 9 Pictured at the 2nd annual The Beat Goes on Gala presented by the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta held Sept 12 are Calgary Health Trust's Cicely Patrick (left) and Shirley Peeters.Cal 0926 Cardio 10 Among the hundreds of guests in attendance at the 2nd annual The Beat Goes on Gala presented by the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta were, from left, legal ace and tireless philanthropist Gordy Hoffman and his wife Eva Hoffman with Maisoon and Fouad El Kardy.Cal 0926 Cardio 11 Pictured at The Beat Goes on Gala presented by Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta are the institute's Al-Karim Walli (left) with headline entertainer this night Juno Award winner Jesse Cook.092115-Cal0926Cardio_7.JPG-Cal0926Cardio_7-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 0926 Cardio 1 Pictured, from left, at the 2nd annual Libin Institute presented The Beat Goes on Gala held Sept 12 in the BMO Centre at Stampede Park are event supporters Dave Duckett, Marc Staniloff, Jay Westman and Brian Sidorsky. The SRO event featured a performance from special guest Juno Award winning artist Jesse Cook.Cal 0926 Cardio 2 Among the hundreds of guests in attendance at the 2nd annual The Beat Goes on Gala presented by the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta were, from left, Maria Harris, Karen Westman, Deb Staniloff, Sheila Cennon and Ebony Lewis.Cal 0926 Cardio 3 Sonny Mottahed and his wife Katrina Olson-Mottahed were all smiles at the 2nd annual The Beat Goes on Gala presented by the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta.Cal 0926 Cardio 4 Co-chair of the 2nd annual The Beat Goes on Gala presented by the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta Tony Dilawri, partner, Dilawri Group of Companies, is surrounded by lovelies, from left, Tina Giesbrecht, wife Ellen Dilawri, Sarine Mustapha and Lisa Atkins at the SRO event held Sept 12.Cal 0926 Cardio 5 Northern Cross' Richard Wyman and JoAnne Humphrey were among the hundreds of guests in attendance at the 2nd annual The Beat Goes on Gala presented by the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta.Cal 0926 Cardio 6 Pictured, from left, at the 2nd annual The Beat Goes on Gala presented by the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta. are institute director Dr. Todd Anderson and his wife Karen with Marilyn King and her husband Ken King, gala co-chair and Calgary Flames president. The SRO event netted more than $525,000Cal 0926 Cardio 8 Bob Harris (left) and Ike Kolias were all smiles at the 2nd annual The Beat Goes on Gala presented by the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta.Cal 0926 Cardio 9 Pictured at the 2nd annual The Beat Goes on Gala presented by the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta held Sept 12 are Calgary Health Trust's Cicely Patrick (left) and Shirley Peeters.Cal 0926 Cardio 10 Among the hundreds of guests in attendance at the 2nd annual The Beat Goes on Gala presented by the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta were, from left, legal ace and tireless philanthropist Gordy Hoffman and his wife Eva Hoffman with Maisoon and Fouad El Kardy.Cal 0926 Cardio 11 Pictured at The Beat Goes on Gala presented by Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta are the institute's Al-Karim Walli (left) with headline entertainer this night Juno Award winner Jesse Cook.

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    A rather chilly day Sept. 15 certainly didn’t dampen the enthusiasm, participation nor dollars raised at the 35th annual Calgary Flames Celebrity Charity Golf Classic Presented by Scotiabank.  Both the Hamptons Golf Club and Country Hills Golf Club played host to 420 golfers on 54 holes including representatives from the Flames, Roughnecks, Hitmen and Stampeders […]

    092115-Cal0926_Flames_7.JPG-Cal0926_Flames_7-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 0926 Flames 1 Pictured, from left at the 35th annual Calgary Flames Celebrity Charity Golf Classic post tournament dinner held Sept 15 in the 'dome' are Flames Ambassador Ken McCowan, Flames alumni Perry Berezan, Flames Foundation for Life executive director Candice Goudie and Flames alumni Jim Peplinski. The tournament raised $385,000 for the Flames Foundation for Life.Cal 0926 Flames 2 Pictured, from left at the 35th annual Calgary Flames Celebrity Charity Golf Classic post tournament dinner held Sept 15 in the 'dome' are AirSprint's Brennan Thomson, Don Seaman and AirSprint's Sean Kellington. The tournament raised $385,000 for the Flames Foundation for Life.Cal 0926 Flames 4 Pictured, from left at the 35th annual Calgary Flames Celebrity Charity Golf Classic post tournament dinner held Sept 15 in the 'dome' are up-and-coming Flames stars Matt Stajan, Mark Giordano, T.J. Brodie and Joe Colborne.Cal 0926 Flames 3 Pictured, from left at the 35th annual Calgary Flames Celebrity Charity Golf Classic post tournament dinner held Sept 15 in the 'dome' are Safeway's Brent Kirschner with Post Media's Ed Huculak, Mike Slimm and Mike Rayburn.Cal 0926 Flames 5 Among the 420 golfers who participated in the 35th annual Calgary Flames Celebrity Charity Golf Classic held Sept 15 were Vintage Group's Lance Hurtubise (left) and Bracko Brothers' Carey Bracko.Cal 0926 Flames 6 Pictured, from left, at the 35th annual Calgary Flames Celebrity Charity Golf Classic post-tournament reception are PGA golfer and avid Flames fan Graham DeLaet with Flames alumnus Mike Commodore and Dana Murzyn.Cal 0926 Flames 8 Pictured, from left, at the 35th annual Calgary Flames Celebrity Charity Golf Classic post-tournament reception are ATB Financial's John Windwick with Flames COO John Bean and colleague Mike Franco.092115-Cal0926_Flames_7.JPG-Cal0926_Flames_7-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 0926 Flames 1 Pictured, from left at the 35th annual Calgary Flames Celebrity Charity Golf Classic post tournament dinner held Sept 15 in the 'dome' are Flames Ambassador Ken McCowan, Flames alumni Perry Berezan, Flames Foundation for Life executive director Candice Goudie and Flames alumni Jim Peplinski. The tournament raised $385,000 for the Flames Foundation for Life.Cal 0926 Flames 2 Pictured, from left at the 35th annual Calgary Flames Celebrity Charity Golf Classic post tournament dinner held Sept 15 in the 'dome' are AirSprint's Brennan Thomson, Don Seaman and AirSprint's Sean Kellington. The tournament raised $385,000 for the Flames Foundation for Life.Cal 0926 Flames 4 Pictured, from left at the 35th annual Calgary Flames Celebrity Charity Golf Classic post tournament dinner held Sept 15 in the 'dome' are up-and-coming Flames stars Matt Stajan, Mark Giordano, T.J. Brodie and Joe Colborne.Cal 0926 Flames 3 Pictured, from left at the 35th annual Calgary Flames Celebrity Charity Golf Classic post tournament dinner held Sept 15 in the 'dome' are Safeway's Brent Kirschner with Post Media's Ed Huculak, Mike Slimm and Mike Rayburn.Cal 0926 Flames 5 Among the 420 golfers who participated in the 35th annual Calgary Flames Celebrity Charity Golf Classic held Sept 15 were Vintage Group's Lance Hurtubise (left) and Bracko Brothers' Carey Bracko.Cal 0926 Flames 6 Pictured, from left, at the 35th annual Calgary Flames Celebrity Charity Golf Classic post-tournament reception are PGA golfer and avid Flames fan Graham DeLaet with Flames alumnus Mike Commodore and Dana Murzyn.Cal 0926 Flames 8 Pictured, from left, at the 35th annual Calgary Flames Celebrity Charity Golf Classic post-tournament reception are ATB Financial's John Windwick with Flames COO John Bean and colleague Mike Franco.

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    A gorgeous autumn afternoon and evening proved the perfect backdrop for Heritage Park’s 27th annual September Shindig. Whether the rodeo and mock gun fight,  superb live, blind and silent auction items, wonderful food, entertainment or  midway rides, there was something for everyone at the must-attend fundraiser. For many however, it was the live auction that […]

    092815-Cal1003_Shindig_2.JPG-Cal1003_Shindig_2-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 1003 Shindig 1 Pictured, from left, at Heritage Park's 27th annual September Shindig held at the park Sept 19 are guests Wynne Thal, Sandy and Larry Martin and Harvey Thal. The fab fundraiser featuring everything from a rodeo and mock gun-fight to fabulous food, auction items and rides on the antique midway.Cal 1003 Shindig 3 Pictured, from left, at Heritage Park's 27th annual September Shindig held at the park Sept 19 are Heritage Park president Alida Visbach with Raymond James' Dave Lougheed and his wife Dana Lougheed. Raymond James was one of the invaluable sponsors of the fab fundraiser.Cal 1003 Shindig 6 Pictured, from left, at Heritage Park's 27th annual September Shindig held at the park Sept 19 are food services manager Jeff Hodgson and his wife Andrea Hodgson with PCL Construction Leaders director, business development, David Passingham.Cal 1003 Shindig 4 Bill and Corinne Macdonald had a great time at Heritage Park's 27th annual September Shindig held at the park Sept 19.Cal 1003 Shindig 5 Pictured, from left, at Heritage Park's 27th annual September Shindig held at the park Sept 19 are Canada Safeway vice-president Dave Rodych and his wife Debbie with Mellissa Wilde and her husband Highwood Distillers president Barry Wilde. Both Highwood and Safeway were invaluable sponsors this night.Cal 1003 Shindig 7 Pictured, from left, at Heritage Park's 27th annual September Shindig held at the park Sept 19 are the McKeen clan. Peter, Adele, Dr. Julie and Jay McKeen. The McKeen family and their company Jack Carter are avid supporters of Heritage Park.Cal 1003 Shindig 9 All smiles for the camera at Heritage Park's 27th annual September Shindig held at the park Sept 19 are avid park supporter Ike Kolas with Jaguar Land Rover Calgary's Jill Timmins and her husband, Scotia Private Client Group director Robert Bietz.Cal 1003 Shindig 8 New Interiors president Wade Schultz and his fiancee Courtney Snell had a great time at Heritage Park's 27th annual September Shindig held at the park Sept 19.092815-Cal1003_Shindig_2.JPG-Cal1003_Shindig_2-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 1003 Shindig 1 Pictured, from left, at Heritage Park's 27th annual September Shindig held at the park Sept 19 are guests Wynne Thal, Sandy and Larry Martin and Harvey Thal. The fab fundraiser featuring everything from a rodeo and mock gun-fight to fabulous food, auction items and rides on the antique midway.Cal 1003 Shindig 3 Pictured, from left, at Heritage Park's 27th annual September Shindig held at the park Sept 19 are Heritage Park president Alida Visbach with Raymond James' Dave Lougheed and his wife Dana Lougheed. Raymond James was one of the invaluable sponsors of the fab fundraiser.Cal 1003 Shindig 6 Pictured, from left, at Heritage Park's 27th annual September Shindig held at the park Sept 19 are food services manager Jeff Hodgson and his wife Andrea Hodgson with PCL Construction Leaders director, business development, David Passingham.Cal 1003 Shindig 4 Bill and Corinne Macdonald had a great time at Heritage Park's 27th annual September Shindig held at the park Sept 19.Cal 1003 Shindig 5 Pictured, from left, at Heritage Park's 27th annual September Shindig held at the park Sept 19 are Canada Safeway vice-president Dave Rodych and his wife Debbie with Mellissa Wilde and her husband Highwood Distillers president Barry Wilde. Both Highwood and Safeway were invaluable sponsors this night.Cal 1003 Shindig 7 Pictured, from left, at Heritage Park's 27th annual September Shindig held at the park Sept 19 are the McKeen clan. Peter, Adele, Dr. Julie and Jay McKeen. The McKeen family and their company Jack Carter are avid supporters of Heritage Park.Cal 1003 Shindig 9 All smiles for the camera at Heritage Park's 27th annual September Shindig held at the park Sept 19 are avid park supporter Ike Kolas with Jaguar Land Rover Calgary's Jill Timmins and her husband, Scotia Private Client Group director Robert Bietz.Cal 1003 Shindig 8 New Interiors president Wade Schultz and his fiancee Courtney Snell had a great time at Heritage Park's 27th annual September Shindig held at the park Sept 19.

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  • 10/02/15--23:30: Field of Fame grows by six
  • The only thing missing from the recent Field of Fame Four unveiling at McDougall Centre Sept 17 was a reworked version of Queen hit We Are The Champions. A deafening  They Are the Champions would have been apt indeed given that six outstanding individuals who have made significant contributions to our beloved city were honoured […]

    092815-Cal1003_Champion_2.JPG-Cal1003_Champion_2-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 1003 Champion 1 Pictured at the Alberta Champions Field of Fame Four unveiling at McDougall Centre Sept 17 are Alberta Champions president Gordy Hoffman, Q.C. and his wife Eva. Scores of guests gathered on the brilliant autumn day to witness the unveiling of six monuments honouring some of our greatest citizens: Chief Crowfoot; William Roper Hull; Sydney Kahanoff; Peter Lougheed; Betty Mitchell; and Henry Wise Wood.Cal 1003 Champion 3 Trico Homes' Wayne Chiu and his wife Eleanor were among the scores of guests in attendance at the Alberta Champions Field of Fame Four unveiling at McDougall Centre Sept 17. Wayne Chiu, a recent Order of Canada recipient, is on the board of directors of the Alberta Champions.092815-Cal1003_Champion_2.JPG-Cal1003_Champion_2-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 1003 Champion 1 Pictured at the Alberta Champions Field of Fame Four unveiling at McDougall Centre Sept 17 are Alberta Champions president Gordy Hoffman, Q.C. and his wife Eva. Scores of guests gathered on the brilliant autumn day to witness the unveiling of six monuments honouring some of our greatest citizens: Chief Crowfoot; William Roper Hull; Sydney Kahanoff; Peter Lougheed; Betty Mitchell; and Henry Wise Wood.Cal 1003 Champion 3 Trico Homes' Wayne Chiu and his wife Eleanor were among the scores of guests in attendance at the Alberta Champions Field of Fame Four unveiling at McDougall Centre Sept 17. Wayne Chiu, a recent Order of Canada recipient, is on the board of directors of the Alberta Champions.

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  • 10/03/15--00:00: Wood's Homes never gives up
  • Three words have been a part of Wood’s Homes for more than 100 years, in one way or another: Never Give Up. This promise has also now become the name for their signature event that took place on September 12 at the Hyatt – the Never Give Up Gala. The community truly is the foundation […]

    092815-Cal_1003_Woods_1.jpg-Cal_1003_Woods_1-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 1003 Woods 2 Among the hundreds of guests in attendance at Wood's Homes Never Give up Gala held September 12 at the Hyatt were, from left, Fort Calgary Resources' Reid Brodylo and Carri Clark with Susan and Brian Dunn. Fort Calgary Resources was the gala silver sponsor.Cal 1003 Woods 3 Posing for the lens at Wood's Homes Never Give up Gala held September 12 at the Hyatt are silver sponsors Foss Wealth Management's Jennifer and Tom Foss.Cal 1003 Woods 4 Pictured at Wood's Homes Never Give up Gala held September 12 at the Hyatt are City Wide Towing and Recovery Service owners Rob and Wendy Voelk.Cal 1003 Woods 5 Pictured, from left, at Wood's Homes Never Give up Gala held September 12 at the Hyatt are Calgary Stampeders great Jon Cornish, Wood's Homes CEO Dr. Jane Matheson and emcee Paul Dunphy.Cal 1003 Woods 6 Wood's Homes Foundation board chair Robert Hayes addresses the audience at Wood's Homes Never Give up Gala held September 12 at the Hyatt.Cal 1003 Woods 7 Shaganappi GM owner and president/CEO of Calgary Harley Davidson Gary Sartorio and his son Cole pictured at Wood's Homes Never Give up Gala held September 12 at the Hyatt.Cal 1003 Woods 8 Wood's Homes would not be the success it is were it not for the philanthropic support of many. Pictured at Wood's Homes Never Give up Gala held September 12 at the Hyatt are avid supporters David Tuer and his wife Linda Tuer.Cal 1003 Woods 9 Among the hundreds of guests in attendance at Wood's Homes Never Give up Gala held September 12 at the Hyatt were Dennis and Alexis Chorney.Cal 1003 Woods 10 Even the young ones know the value of philanthropy as evidenced by their attendance at Wood's Homes Never Give up Gala held September 12 at the Hyatt. Pictured, from left, are Holly Hnatiuk, Nika Evenson, Anna Mathison, Grace Evenson and Megan Mathison.092815-Cal_1003_Woods_1.jpg-Cal_1003_Woods_1-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 1003 Woods 2 Among the hundreds of guests in attendance at Wood's Homes Never Give up Gala held September 12 at the Hyatt were, from left, Fort Calgary Resources' Reid Brodylo and Carri Clark with Susan and Brian Dunn. Fort Calgary Resources was the gala silver sponsor.Cal 1003 Woods 3 Posing for the lens at Wood's Homes Never Give up Gala held September 12 at the Hyatt are silver sponsors Foss Wealth Management's Jennifer and Tom Foss.Cal 1003 Woods 4 Pictured at Wood's Homes Never Give up Gala held September 12 at the Hyatt are City Wide Towing and Recovery Service owners Rob and Wendy Voelk.Cal 1003 Woods 5 Pictured, from left, at Wood's Homes Never Give up Gala held September 12 at the Hyatt are Calgary Stampeders great Jon Cornish, Wood's Homes CEO Dr. Jane Matheson and emcee Paul Dunphy.Cal 1003 Woods 6 Wood's Homes Foundation board chair Robert Hayes addresses the audience at Wood's Homes Never Give up Gala held September 12 at the Hyatt.Cal 1003 Woods 7 Shaganappi GM owner and president/CEO of Calgary Harley Davidson Gary Sartorio and his son Cole pictured at Wood's Homes Never Give up Gala held September 12 at the Hyatt.Cal 1003 Woods 8 Wood's Homes would not be the success it is were it not for the philanthropic support of many. Pictured at Wood's Homes Never Give up Gala held September 12 at the Hyatt are avid supporters David Tuer and his wife Linda Tuer.Cal 1003 Woods 9 Among the hundreds of guests in attendance at Wood's Homes Never Give up Gala held September 12 at the Hyatt were Dennis and Alexis Chorney.Cal 1003 Woods 10 Even the young ones know the value of philanthropy as evidenced by their attendance at Wood's Homes Never Give up Gala held September 12 at the Hyatt. Pictured, from left, are Holly Hnatiuk, Nika Evenson, Anna Mathison, Grace Evenson and Megan Mathison.

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    It’s unfathomable but true. It was not until the heroic efforts of five amazing ladies that, prior to 1929, women were not legally recognized as persons under the law. The Famous Five, as they became known, altered the course of history for all Canadians-and arguably women around the world. Their legacy is honoured by the […]

    100515-Cal_1010_Five_1.JPG-Cal_1010_Five_1-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 1010 Five 3 Pictured, from left, at the Famous 5 Gala held Oct 1 at Hotel Arts are Chef Lora Kirk, U of C's Lucy Diep, Blakes' Nancy Deip and Chef Lynn Crawford. The gastronomic gala was hosted by the Famous 5 Foundation and Alberta Culinary Tourism Alliance. Blakes was the gala gold sponsor.Cal 1010 Five 2 Pictured, from left, at the Famous 5 Gala held Oct 1 at Hotel Arts are gala emcee, Calgary Herald food writer and author Gwendolyn Richards with Denca's Jens and Lesley Birkkjaerx. Denca was one of the gala's invaluable sponsors.Cal 1010 Five 5 Having a wonderful time at The Famous 5 Gala held Oct 1 at Hotel Arts are Brien Perry and his wife Willow Park Wines' Peggy Perry. Peggy selected amazing wines to accompany each of the fabulous courses.Cal 1010 Five 4 Pictured, from left, at the Famous 5 Gala held Oct 1 at Hotel Arts are committee member Dana Lougheed and her husband Raymond James' Dave Lougheed and Hunter Family Foundation's Mona Hunter.Cal 1010 Five 7 Pictured, from left, at The Famous 5 Gala held Oct 1 at Hotel Arts are Brookfield Residential's Gisele Danis, Travel Alberta president and CEO Royce Chwin, Famous 5 Foundation chair Carolyn Robertson and Unleash Partners president Janine Keogh.Cal 1010 Five 6 Pictured, from left, at The Famous 5 Gala held Oct 1 at Hotel Arts are BMO Nesbitt Burns' Elizabeth Mendelman with philanthropist Sean Durfy and his wife Tracy Durfy. The 100515-Cal_1010_Five_1.JPG-Cal_1010_Five_1-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 1010 Five 3 Pictured, from left, at the Famous 5 Gala held Oct 1 at Hotel Arts are Chef Lora Kirk, U of C's Lucy Diep, Blakes' Nancy Deip and Chef Lynn Crawford. The gastronomic gala was hosted by the Famous 5 Foundation and Alberta Culinary Tourism Alliance. Blakes was the gala gold sponsor.Cal 1010 Five 2 Pictured, from left, at the Famous 5 Gala held Oct 1 at Hotel Arts are gala emcee, Calgary Herald food writer and author Gwendolyn Richards with Denca's Jens and Lesley Birkkjaerx. Denca was one of the gala's invaluable sponsors.Cal 1010 Five 5 Having a wonderful time at The Famous 5 Gala held Oct 1 at Hotel Arts are Brien Perry and his wife Willow Park Wines' Peggy Perry. Peggy selected amazing wines to accompany each of the fabulous courses.Cal 1010 Five 4 Pictured, from left, at the Famous 5 Gala held Oct 1 at Hotel Arts are committee member Dana Lougheed and her husband Raymond James' Dave Lougheed and Hunter Family Foundation's Mona Hunter.Cal 1010 Five 7 Pictured, from left, at The Famous 5 Gala held Oct 1 at Hotel Arts are Brookfield Residential's Gisele Danis, Travel Alberta president and CEO Royce Chwin, Famous 5 Foundation chair Carolyn Robertson and Unleash Partners president Janine Keogh.Cal 1010 Five 6 Pictured, from left, at The Famous 5 Gala held Oct 1 at Hotel Arts are BMO Nesbitt Burns' Elizabeth Mendelman with philanthropist Sean Durfy and his wife Tracy Durfy. The "Durfs", as they are affectionately known, left our fair city after many years to pursue other interests in the east.Cal 1010 Five 8 Pictured, from left, at The Famous 5 Gala held Oct 1 at Hotel Arts are Famous 5 Foundation founder and CEO Frances Wright with foundation supporters Ann McCaig and her daughter Roxanne McCaig. The McCaig ladies (including daughter Jane not pictured) were day one supporters of the Famous 5 statues.Cal 1010 Five 9 Among the several hundred guests in attendance at The Famous 5 Gala held Oct 1 at Hotel Arts was Heavens Fitness co-owner Helen Vanderburg.Cal 1010 Five 10 Pictured, from left, at The Famous 5 Gala held Oct 1 at Hotel Arts are National Bank's George Androulidakis and his wife Julie Morin with Hunter Family Foundation's Mona and Derrick Hunter.Cal 1010 Five 11 Having a great time at The Famous 5 Gala held Oct 1 at Hotel Arts are supporter Lindsey Vivers (left) and Rocky Mountain Soap Co.'s Karina BirchCal 1010 Five 12 Pictured with Givergy technology at The Famous 5 Gala held Oct 1 at Hotel Arts is Amy Peters. The cool tablet system allowed guest to bid for the fabulous auction items on line.Cal 1010 Five 13 Looking fabulous at The Famous 5 Gala held Oct 1 at Hotel Arts are sisters Tara Pipella (left) and Sloan Pipella-Clark.

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    The statistics are shocking indeed. Worldwide, more then 663 million people lack access to safe drinking water. Every day, 1,000 children are dying from diseases linked to a lack of clean water and sanitation. Thank goodness then for UNICEF. In 2014, UNICEF provided clean water to 13.8 million people in the poorest communities in addition […]

    101315-Cal1017_Uncief_2.JPG-Cal1017_Uncief_2-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 1017 Unicef 1 The 23rd Annual UNICEF Water for Life Gala held Oct 3 at the Hyatt was a phenomenal success and raised $964,000 to ensure children worldwide have access to clean and safe drinking water. Pictured, from left, are greeting committee head Christina Giuffre with her proud parents Heather Giuffre, gala co-chair and Dr. Michael Giuffre.Cal 1017 Unicef 3 Pictured at the 23rd Annual UNICEF Water for Life Gala held Oct 3 at the Hyatt are UNICEF board member Peter Wallis and his wife Terry. The SRO event raised $964,000 to ensure children worldwide have access to clean and safe drinking water.Cal 1017 Unicef 4 Pictured with reason to smile at the 23rd Annual UNICEF Water for Life Gala held Oct 3 at the Hyatt are UNICEF Canada national events manager Holly Davidson and her daughter Diane Davidson, gala auction chair. The SRO event raised $964,000 to ensure children worldwide have access to clean and safe drinking water.Cal 1017 Unicef 5 Looking fashionably fabulous at the 23rd Annual UNICEF Water for Life Gala held Oct 3 at the Hyatt are Nevsun Resources' Joe Giuffre and his wife Marcela Giuffre.Cal 1017 Unicef 6 Calgary Municipal Land Corporation chairman Lyle Edwards and his wife Patti Edwards were among the 658 guests who attended the 23rd Annual UNICEF Water for Life Gala held Oct 3 at the Hyatt.Cal 1017 Unicef 7 Pictured at the 23rd Annual UNICEF Water for Life Gala held Oct 3 at the Hyatt are gala co-chair Hanita Simard and her husband Chris Simard, partner, Bennett Jones LLP and UNICEF Canada Board member.Cal 1017 Unicef 8 Pictured, from left, at the 23rd Annual UNICEF Water for Life Gala held Oct 3 at the Hyatt are Mike Rose, Tourmaline Oil Corp. CEO and his wife Sue Riddell Rose, UNICEF Water for Life honorary chair with friends Dr. Pamela Stone and her husband Dr. James Stone.Cal 1017 Unicef 9 Brant and Margo Randles were among the 658 guests who attended the 23rd Annual UNICEF Water for Life Gala held Oct 3 at the Hyatt.101315-Cal1017_Uncief_2.JPG-Cal1017_Uncief_2-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 1017 Unicef 1 The 23rd Annual UNICEF Water for Life Gala held Oct 3 at the Hyatt was a phenomenal success and raised $964,000 to ensure children worldwide have access to clean and safe drinking water. Pictured, from left, are greeting committee head Christina Giuffre with her proud parents Heather Giuffre, gala co-chair and Dr. Michael Giuffre.Cal 1017 Unicef 3 Pictured at the 23rd Annual UNICEF Water for Life Gala held Oct 3 at the Hyatt are UNICEF board member Peter Wallis and his wife Terry. The SRO event raised $964,000 to ensure children worldwide have access to clean and safe drinking water.Cal 1017 Unicef 4 Pictured with reason to smile at the 23rd Annual UNICEF Water for Life Gala held Oct 3 at the Hyatt are UNICEF Canada national events manager Holly Davidson and her daughter Diane Davidson, gala auction chair. The SRO event raised $964,000 to ensure children worldwide have access to clean and safe drinking water.Cal 1017 Unicef 5 Looking fashionably fabulous at the 23rd Annual UNICEF Water for Life Gala held Oct 3 at the Hyatt are Nevsun Resources' Joe Giuffre and his wife Marcela Giuffre.Cal 1017 Unicef 6 Calgary Municipal Land Corporation chairman Lyle Edwards and his wife Patti Edwards were among the 658 guests who attended the 23rd Annual UNICEF Water for Life Gala held Oct 3 at the Hyatt.Cal 1017 Unicef 7 Pictured at the 23rd Annual UNICEF Water for Life Gala held Oct 3 at the Hyatt are gala co-chair Hanita Simard and her husband Chris Simard, partner, Bennett Jones LLP and UNICEF Canada Board member.Cal 1017 Unicef 8 Pictured, from left, at the 23rd Annual UNICEF Water for Life Gala held Oct 3 at the Hyatt are Mike Rose, Tourmaline Oil Corp. CEO and his wife Sue Riddell Rose, UNICEF Water for Life honorary chair with friends Dr. Pamela Stone and her husband Dr. James Stone.Cal 1017 Unicef 9 Brant and Margo Randles were among the 658 guests who attended the 23rd Annual UNICEF Water for Life Gala held Oct 3 at the Hyatt.

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    There are those among us whose extraordinary acts of kindness-and dedication, are nothing short of inspirational. There can be no better example of same then the  Sisters of Providence.  Since 1909, the Sisters have cared for the sick, orphans, elderly and the homeless. And their incredible work continues to this day at the Father Lacombe […]

    101315-Cal1017_Sisters_7.JPG-Cal1017_Sisters_7-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 1017 Sisters 1 Pictured, from left at Providence Shines-Sisters of Providence Fashion Show and Gala held Sept 30 at the Fairmont Palliser are Sisters Andrea Arsenault, Magdalena Chan, Isabel Cid, Anne Hemstock and Gloria Keylor. More than $150,000 was raised to buy beds for soon-to-be open Father Lacombe Care Centre.Cal 1017 Sisters 2 Pictured, from left at Providence Shines-Sisters of Providence Fashion Show and Gala held Sept 30 at the Fairmont Palliser are Eileen Coady, Linda Britton, Jessica Abt and keynote speaker this night Mary Beth Manarey.Cal 1017 Sisters 3 Providence Shines-Sisters of Providence Fashion Show and Gala held Sept 30 at the Fairmont Palliser was an enormous success and raised more than $150,000 to buy beds for the new Father Lacombe Care Centre. Fabulous fashions from Holt Renfrew were featured on the runway.Cal 1017 Sisters 4 Providence Shines-Sisters of Providence Fashion Show and Gala held Sept 30 at the Fairmont Palliser was an enormous success and raised more than $150,000 to buy beds for the new Father Lacombe Care Centre. Fabulous fashions from Holt Renfrew were featured on the runway.Cal 1017 Sisters 5 Providence Shines-Sisters of Providence Fashion Show and Gala held Sept 30 at the Fairmont Palliser was an enormous success and raised more than $150,000 to buy beds for the new Father Lacombe Care Centre. Fabulous fashions from Holt Renfrew were featured on the runway but the big applause was saved for the three Sisters who took their turn on the catwalk.Cal 1017 Sisters 8 Pictured at Providence Shines-Sisters of Providence Fashion Show and Gala held Sept 30 at the Fairmont Palliser are Basic Oil's Mike Maughan (left) and Vandale Oil's Michael Vandale.Cal 1017 Sisters 1 Pictured, from left, at Providence Shines-Sisters of Providence Fashion Show and Gala held Sept 30 at the Fairmont Palliser are guests Linda Legare Cathy Gallagher and Pat Larson.Cal 1017 Sisters 9 Pictured, from left, at Providence Shines-Sisters of Providence Fashion Show and Gala held Sept 30 at the Fairmont Palliser are guests Brenda McMahon, Sharon McNaughton, Ann Dalgleish and Ella Joy Maybin.Cal 1017 Sisters 11 Theresa Coady and her daughter Danette Coady had a wonderful time at Providence Shines-Sisters of Providence Fashion Show and Gala held Sept 30 at the Fairmont Palliser.Cal 1017 Sisters 6 Providence Shines-Sisters of Providence Fashion Show and Gala held Sept 30 at the Fairmont Palliser was an enormous success and raised more than $150,000 to buy beds for the new Father Lacombe Care Centre. Trumpet great Jens Lindemann's performance garnered a lengthy standing ovation.Cal 1017 Sisters 13 Providence Shines-Sisters of Providence Fashion Show and Gala held Sept 30 at the Fairmont Palliser was a great success and raised more than $150,000 to buy beds for the soon to be opened Father Lacombe Care Centre. Pictured are musicians Shannon Gaye and her partner Kristian Alexandrov.Cal 1017 Sisters 12 Providence Shines-Sisters of Providence Fashion Show and Gala held Sept 30 at the Fairmont Palliser was a great success and raised more than $150,000 to buy beds for the soon to be opened Father Lacombe Care Centre. Pictured are Jesse Trapp with gala planner, Brooks and Dodd's Tom Dodd.101315-Cal1017_Sisters_7.JPG-Cal1017_Sisters_7-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 1017 Sisters 1 Pictured, from left at Providence Shines-Sisters of Providence Fashion Show and Gala held Sept 30 at the Fairmont Palliser are Sisters Andrea Arsenault, Magdalena Chan, Isabel Cid, Anne Hemstock and Gloria Keylor. More than $150,000 was raised to buy beds for soon-to-be open Father Lacombe Care Centre.Cal 1017 Sisters 2 Pictured, from left at Providence Shines-Sisters of Providence Fashion Show and Gala held Sept 30 at the Fairmont Palliser are Eileen Coady, Linda Britton, Jessica Abt and keynote speaker this night Mary Beth Manarey.Cal 1017 Sisters 3 Providence Shines-Sisters of Providence Fashion Show and Gala held Sept 30 at the Fairmont Palliser was an enormous success and raised more than $150,000 to buy beds for the new Father Lacombe Care Centre. Fabulous fashions from Holt Renfrew were featured on the runway.Cal 1017 Sisters 4 Providence Shines-Sisters of Providence Fashion Show and Gala held Sept 30 at the Fairmont Palliser was an enormous success and raised more than $150,000 to buy beds for the new Father Lacombe Care Centre. Fabulous fashions from Holt Renfrew were featured on the runway.Cal 1017 Sisters 5 Providence Shines-Sisters of Providence Fashion Show and Gala held Sept 30 at the Fairmont Palliser was an enormous success and raised more than $150,000 to buy beds for the new Father Lacombe Care Centre. Fabulous fashions from Holt Renfrew were featured on the runway but the big applause was saved for the three Sisters who took their turn on the catwalk.Cal 1017 Sisters 8 Pictured at Providence Shines-Sisters of Providence Fashion Show and Gala held Sept 30 at the Fairmont Palliser are Basic Oil's Mike Maughan (left) and Vandale Oil's Michael Vandale.Cal 1017 Sisters 1 Pictured, from left, at Providence Shines-Sisters of Providence Fashion Show and Gala held Sept 30 at the Fairmont Palliser are guests Linda Legare Cathy Gallagher and Pat Larson.Cal 1017 Sisters 9 Pictured, from left, at Providence Shines-Sisters of Providence Fashion Show and Gala held Sept 30 at the Fairmont Palliser are guests Brenda McMahon, Sharon McNaughton, Ann Dalgleish and Ella Joy Maybin.Cal 1017 Sisters 11 Theresa Coady and her daughter Danette Coady had a wonderful time at Providence Shines-Sisters of Providence Fashion Show and Gala held Sept 30 at the Fairmont Palliser.Cal 1017 Sisters 6 Providence Shines-Sisters of Providence Fashion Show and Gala held Sept 30 at the Fairmont Palliser was an enormous success and raised more than $150,000 to buy beds for the new Father Lacombe Care Centre. Trumpet great Jens Lindemann's performance garnered a lengthy standing ovation.Cal 1017 Sisters 13 Providence Shines-Sisters of Providence Fashion Show and Gala held Sept 30 at the Fairmont Palliser was a great success and raised more than $150,000 to buy beds for the soon to be opened Father Lacombe Care Centre. Pictured are musicians Shannon Gaye and her partner Kristian Alexandrov.Cal 1017 Sisters 12 Providence Shines-Sisters of Providence Fashion Show and Gala held Sept 30 at the Fairmont Palliser was a great success and raised more than $150,000 to buy beds for the soon to be opened Father Lacombe Care Centre. Pictured are Jesse Trapp with gala planner, Brooks and Dodd's Tom Dodd.

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    The annual Owen Hart Foundation fundraiser has seen comic greats the likes of Jerry Seinfeld, Howie Mandel, Bob Newhart,  Robin Williams, David Steinberg, Steve Martin and Martin Short, to name but a few, take to the stage much to the delight of audiences for the past 15 years. And this year, the foundation’s 16th anniversary, […]

    101915-Cal_1024_Seth_4.jpg-Cal_1024_Seth_4-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 1024 Seth 1 Pictured at An Evening With Seth Meyers in support of the Owen Hart Foundation are Novella King, Miss Canada Globe Petite and Canadian Legacy Project's Jacqueline Howard. More than 2000 guests packed the Jube and held to raise more than $150,000 for the foundation.Cal 1024 Seth 2 The recent An Evening With Seth Meyers in support of the Owen Hart Foundation raised more than $150,000 for the foundation thanks to the more than 2,000 guests who packed the Jube and invaluable sponsor MEG Energy. Pictured, from left are MEG's Michael Tobin, Kindra Howard and Cary Schatz.Cal 1024 Seth 3 Herald social scribe Bill Brooks is a big fan of Owen Hart Foundation founder Dr. Martha Hart. The besties are pictured at An Evening With Seth Meyers held Oct 2 at the Jube. More than $150,000 was raised for the foundation.Cal 1024 Seth 5 Pictured at the 16th anniversary Owen Hart Foundation fundraiser featuring Seth Meyers are Jeff Standen of Sundance Energy Corporation, with wife Colleen Standen, volunteer at the Owen Hart Foundation.Cal 1024 Seth 6 Pictured, from left, at the 16th anniversary Owen Hart Foundation fundraiser which featured Seth Meyers are, from left, Stantec vice-president Dean Mullin and his wife Dr. Nicole Letourneau of the University of Calgary and Kavita and Ashid Bahl of For the Love of Children SocietyCal 1024 Seth 7 Pictured, from left, at the 16th anniversary Owen Hart Foundation fundraiser which featured Seth Meyers are, from left, Barb Simic of ConocoPhillips, Dr. Brian Killick of Dentrix Dental Care, Tammi Christopher and Linna Morgan of LAR Business ConceptsCal 1024 Seth 8 The Owen Hart Foundation An Evening With Seth Meyers was a great success and raised more than $150,000 for the foundation. Pictured are event producers Dave Howard and Kaitlin Knoll of The Event Group.Cal 1024 Seth 9 Pictured, from left, at The Owen Hart Foundation's An Evening With Seth Meyers held Oct 2 at the Jube are Chandra Schatz and Geoff Plewes of Lemonade Pictures Canada with Virginia Xavier of the Owen Hart Foundation.101915-Cal_1024_Seth_4.jpg-Cal_1024_Seth_4-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 1024 Seth 1 Pictured at An Evening With Seth Meyers in support of the Owen Hart Foundation are Novella King, Miss Canada Globe Petite and Canadian Legacy Project's Jacqueline Howard. More than 2000 guests packed the Jube and held to raise more than $150,000 for the foundation.Cal 1024 Seth 2 The recent An Evening With Seth Meyers in support of the Owen Hart Foundation raised more than $150,000 for the foundation thanks to the more than 2,000 guests who packed the Jube and invaluable sponsor MEG Energy. Pictured, from left are MEG's Michael Tobin, Kindra Howard and Cary Schatz.Cal 1024 Seth 3 Herald social scribe Bill Brooks is a big fan of Owen Hart Foundation founder Dr. Martha Hart. The besties are pictured at An Evening With Seth Meyers held Oct 2 at the Jube. More than $150,000 was raised for the foundation.Cal 1024 Seth 5 Pictured at the 16th anniversary Owen Hart Foundation fundraiser featuring Seth Meyers are Jeff Standen of Sundance Energy Corporation, with wife Colleen Standen, volunteer at the Owen Hart Foundation.Cal 1024 Seth 6 Pictured, from left, at the 16th anniversary Owen Hart Foundation fundraiser which featured Seth Meyers are, from left, Stantec vice-president Dean Mullin and his wife Dr. Nicole Letourneau of the University of Calgary and Kavita and Ashid Bahl of For the Love of Children SocietyCal 1024 Seth 7 Pictured, from left, at the 16th anniversary Owen Hart Foundation fundraiser which featured Seth Meyers are, from left, Barb Simic of ConocoPhillips, Dr. Brian Killick of Dentrix Dental Care, Tammi Christopher and Linna Morgan of LAR Business ConceptsCal 1024 Seth 8 The Owen Hart Foundation An Evening With Seth Meyers was a great success and raised more than $150,000 for the foundation. Pictured are event producers Dave Howard and Kaitlin Knoll of The Event Group.Cal 1024 Seth 9 Pictured, from left, at The Owen Hart Foundation's An Evening With Seth Meyers held Oct 2 at the Jube are Chandra Schatz and Geoff Plewes of Lemonade Pictures Canada with Virginia Xavier of the Owen Hart Foundation.

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    When dance, music-both instrumental and vocal join forces for a common cause, the result if often times magical. And magical would be an apt word indeed to describe Encore 2015-the return of Music in Motion. Readers will recall this unique fundraising initiative, in support of bone and joint health for Albertans has, since 2010, raised […]

    101915-Cal_1024_Encore_15.jpg-Cal_1024_Encore_15-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 1024 Encore 1 Encore 2015 in support of bone and join health in Alberta was an enormous success and raised more than $800,000. Pictured at the VIP reception held Oct 5 in the home of Encore co-chair Ann McCaig are former Premier Alison Redford and her daughter Sarah Jermyn. Hundreds of guests packed the Jack Singer the following evening for a fabulous concert featuring headliner Holly Cole.Cal 1024 Encore 2 Encore 2015 in support of bone and join health in Alberta was an enormous success and raised more than $800,000. Pictured at the VIP reception held Oct 5 in the home of Encore co-chair Ann McCaig (centre) are Enbridge's D'Arcy Levesque (left) and Alberta Ballet artistic director Jen Gran Maitre.Cal 1024 Encore 3 Encore 2015 in support of bone and join health in Alberta was an enormous success and raised more than $800,000. Pictured at the VIP reception held Oct 5 in the home of Encore co-chair Ann McCaig are Allan Magee and Melanie McCaig.Cal 1024 Encore 4 Encore 2015 in support of bone and join health in Alberta was an enormous success and raised more than $800,000. Pictured are invaluable Encore sponsors RBC's Jeff Boyd and his wife Michele.Cal 1024 Encore 5 Pictured, from left, at Encore 2015 VIP reception held in the home of co-chair Ann McCaig are Brenda Mackie, Alice Chan and Jamie Mackie.Cal 1024 Encore 6 Encore 2015 was an enormous success and raised more than $800,000 in support of bone and joint health in Alberta. Such success is thanks to the support of many sponsors and guests. Pictured at the VIP reception held in the home of co-chair Ann McCaig are, from left The Downtown Sports Clinics' Julie Moylan, Cynthia Clark and Siobhan Duggan.Cal 1024 Encore 7 Looking fashionably fabulous at the Encore 2015 VIP reception held in the home of co-chair Ann McCaig are Babor's Helen Levesque (right) and her daughter Lauren Plante. Encore raised more than $800,000 and also paid tribute to Levesque's late husband, renowned researcher and clinician Dr. Cy Frank who died earlier this year.Cal 1024 Encore 8 Gail O'Brien (left) and Linda Hohol were among the 250 select guests in attendance at the Encore 2015 VIP reception held in the home of co-chair Ann McCaig.Cal 1024 Encore 9 Calgary Herald editor Loren Motley (centre) poses for the lens with music greats Oscar Lopez (left) and Jens Lindemann at the Encore 2015 VIP reception held in the home of co-chair Ann McCaig.Cal 1024 Encore 10 Retired Senator and beloved Albertan Tommy Banks (right) did a superb job as emcee and performer at Encore 2015. Pictured with the legendary musician are his wife Ida and Calgary Herald editor Lorne Motley (left).Cal 1024 Encore 11 Encore 2015 was a huge success and raised more than $800,000. Pictured at the VIP reception held Oct 5 are Encore co-chair Marilyn McCaig (right) with, from left, Dr. Dianne Mosher, Andrea Hopps and Mawer Investment Management president Michael Mezei.Cal 1024 Encore 11 Encore 2015 was a huge success and raised more than $800,000 thanks to sponsors and guests. Pictured at the VIP reception held Oct 5 are Telus Communications sponsors Navin Arora, Pooja Arora, Lianne Calara and Lorenzo De Cicco.Cal 1024 Encore 12 It doesn't get any better than fabulous food, great music and camaraderie. Such were the trappings at the Encore 2015 VIP reception held in the home of Encore co-chair Ann McCaig. Pictured is Hotel Arts executive chef Jan Hansen who oversaw the delectable delights served this night.Cal 1024 Encore 14 Pictured at Encore 2015 VIP reception held in the home of co-chair Ann McCaig are legendary philanthropist Marg Southern (left) and Calgary Health Trust CEO Jill Olynyk.101915-Cal_1024_Encore_15.jpg-Cal_1024_Encore_15-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 1024 Encore 1 Encore 2015 in support of bone and join health in Alberta was an enormous success and raised more than $800,000. Pictured at the VIP reception held Oct 5 in the home of Encore co-chair Ann McCaig are former Premier Alison Redford and her daughter Sarah Jermyn. Hundreds of guests packed the Jack Singer the following evening for a fabulous concert featuring headliner Holly Cole.Cal 1024 Encore 2 Encore 2015 in support of bone and join health in Alberta was an enormous success and raised more than $800,000. Pictured at the VIP reception held Oct 5 in the home of Encore co-chair Ann McCaig (centre) are Enbridge's D'Arcy Levesque (left) and Alberta Ballet artistic director Jen Gran Maitre.Cal 1024 Encore 3 Encore 2015 in support of bone and join health in Alberta was an enormous success and raised more than $800,000. Pictured at the VIP reception held Oct 5 in the home of Encore co-chair Ann McCaig are Allan Magee and Melanie McCaig.Cal 1024 Encore 4 Encore 2015 in support of bone and join health in Alberta was an enormous success and raised more than $800,000. Pictured are invaluable Encore sponsors RBC's Jeff Boyd and his wife Michele.Cal 1024 Encore 5 Pictured, from left, at Encore 2015 VIP reception held in the home of co-chair Ann McCaig are Brenda Mackie, Alice Chan and Jamie Mackie.Cal 1024 Encore 6 Encore 2015 was an enormous success and raised more than $800,000 in support of bone and joint health in Alberta. Such success is thanks to the support of many sponsors and guests. Pictured at the VIP reception held in the home of co-chair Ann McCaig are, from left The Downtown Sports Clinics' Julie Moylan, Cynthia Clark and Siobhan Duggan.Cal 1024 Encore 7 Looking fashionably fabulous at the Encore 2015 VIP reception held in the home of co-chair Ann McCaig are Babor's Helen Levesque (right) and her daughter Lauren Plante. Encore raised more than $800,000 and also paid tribute to Levesque's late husband, renowned researcher and clinician Dr. Cy Frank who died earlier this year.Cal 1024 Encore 8 Gail O'Brien (left) and Linda Hohol were among the 250 select guests in attendance at the Encore 2015 VIP reception held in the home of co-chair Ann McCaig.Cal 1024 Encore 9 Calgary Herald editor Loren Motley (centre) poses for the lens with music greats Oscar Lopez (left) and Jens Lindemann at the Encore 2015 VIP reception held in the home of co-chair Ann McCaig.Cal 1024 Encore 10 Retired Senator and beloved Albertan Tommy Banks (right) did a superb job as emcee and performer at Encore 2015. Pictured with the legendary musician are his wife Ida and Calgary Herald editor Lorne Motley (left).Cal 1024 Encore 11 Encore 2015 was a huge success and raised more than $800,000. Pictured at the VIP reception held Oct 5 are Encore co-chair Marilyn McCaig (right) with, from left, Dr. Dianne Mosher, Andrea Hopps and Mawer Investment Management president Michael Mezei.Cal 1024 Encore 11 Encore 2015 was a huge success and raised more than $800,000 thanks to sponsors and guests. Pictured at the VIP reception held Oct 5 are Telus Communications sponsors Navin Arora, Pooja Arora, Lianne Calara and Lorenzo De Cicco.Cal 1024 Encore 12 It doesn't get any better than fabulous food, great music and camaraderie. Such were the trappings at the Encore 2015 VIP reception held in the home of Encore co-chair Ann McCaig. Pictured is Hotel Arts executive chef Jan Hansen who oversaw the delectable delights served this night.Cal 1024 Encore 14 Pictured at Encore 2015 VIP reception held in the home of co-chair Ann McCaig are legendary philanthropist Marg Southern (left) and Calgary Health Trust CEO Jill Olynyk.

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    It’s as rare as seeing a Yeti.  Your faithful social scribe does not ‘do’ mornings. Yet, when the cause is prostate cancer, the I don’t ‘do’ becomes an ‘of course I will’. The annual Wake Up Call breakfast, held recently at the Petroleum Club, was an SRO success and raised more than $80,000- half for […]

    102615-Cal_1031_Prostate_1.JPG-Cal_1031_Prostate_1-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 1031 Breakfast 2 All smiles at the Wake Up Call Breakfast-a fundraiser in support of prostate cancer in Alberta held Oct 8 at the Calgary Petroleum Club are event emcee Jim Button of Village Brewery fame and Calgary Prostate Cancer Centre executive director Pam Heard.102615-Cal_1031_Prostate_1.JPG-Cal_1031_Prostate_1-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 1031 Breakfast 2 All smiles at the Wake Up Call Breakfast-a fundraiser in support of prostate cancer in Alberta held Oct 8 at the Calgary Petroleum Club are event emcee Jim Button of Village Brewery fame and Calgary Prostate Cancer Centre executive director Pam Heard.

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    Scores of the hip and happening set gathered at Riverwalk Plaza, East Village for  Parkluxe 2015- a high-fashion and art showcase featuring a diverse lineup of local design, art and cuisine. Presented by Bankers Hall, the event supported PARK-a local organization with the mandate of promoting and educating local artists and fashion designers through a […]

    102615-Cal_1031_Park_5.jpg-Cal_1031_Park_5-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 1031 Park 2 Among the hundreds of the hip and happening in attendance at Parkluxe 2015 held Oct 3 in Riverwalk Plaza, East Village were, from left, Daniela Condreanu, Kait Kucy and Kelly DoodyCal 1031 Park 3 Pictured, from left, at Parkluxe 2015 held Oct 3 in Riverwalk Plaza, East Village are Dan Clapson, Jay Skelly, Katy Bond and Ellen ParkerCal 1031 Park 4 Pictured, from left, at Parkluxe 2015 held Oct 3 in Riverwalk Plaza, East Village are Ceris Brady, Stephanie Louie, Tara Walker, Joanne Parish, Melanie Nearing and Alena Schock.Cal 1031 Park 6 Posing for the lens at Parkluxe 2015 held Oct 3 in Riverwalk Plaza, East Village is Canadace Ross.Cal 1031 Park 1 Pictured at Parkluxe 2015 held Oct 3 in Riverwalk Plaza, East Village are The Stylistas Phaedra Godchild (left) and Brenna Hardy. Pop-up shops, fabulous fashions from some of Canada's up and coming stars and great people watching were but a few of the evening's highlights.102615-Cal_1031_Park_5.jpg-Cal_1031_Park_5-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 1031 Park 2 Among the hundreds of the hip and happening in attendance at Parkluxe 2015 held Oct 3 in Riverwalk Plaza, East Village were, from left, Daniela Condreanu, Kait Kucy and Kelly DoodyCal 1031 Park 3 Pictured, from left, at Parkluxe 2015 held Oct 3 in Riverwalk Plaza, East Village are Dan Clapson, Jay Skelly, Katy Bond and Ellen ParkerCal 1031 Park 4 Pictured, from left, at Parkluxe 2015 held Oct 3 in Riverwalk Plaza, East Village are Ceris Brady, Stephanie Louie, Tara Walker, Joanne Parish, Melanie Nearing and Alena Schock.Cal 1031 Park 6 Posing for the lens at Parkluxe 2015 held Oct 3 in Riverwalk Plaza, East Village is Canadace Ross.Cal 1031 Park 1 Pictured at Parkluxe 2015 held Oct 3 in Riverwalk Plaza, East Village are The Stylistas Phaedra Godchild (left) and Brenna Hardy. Pop-up shops, fabulous fashions from some of Canada's up and coming stars and great people watching were but a few of the evening's highlights.

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    Glenbow’s recent installation, Kaleidoscopic Animalia- designed and curated by fashion darling Paul Hardy, is a must see experience. Hardy, Glenbow’s 2015 Artist-In-Residence, has created an exhibition unlike anything the storied museum has ever seen.  Kaleidoscopic Animalia features treasures from the museum’s vaults that have never been displayed before. That and special loans from other institutions, […]

    102615-Cal_1031_Glenbow_5.JPG-Cal_1031_Glenbow_5-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 1031 Glenbow 1 Pictured, from left, at Paul HardyÕs Kaleidoscopic Animalia opening gala Oct 15 at Glenbow are, from left, Amanda Cain, Glenbow senior development officer Judy Black and Caltech Surveys' Roberta White. The ambitious, extravagant exhibition featured fashion, art and hundreds of rarely-seen artifacts from GlenbowÕs collection.Cal 1031 Glenbow 2 Pictured, from left, at Paul HardyÕs Kaleidoscopic Animalia opening gala Oct 15 at Glenbow are, from left, U of C's Kendra Swanson with Eye Health Centres' Diana Monea and Diana McMillan. The ambitious, extravagant exhibition runs through May 22, 2016.Cal 1031 Glenbow 3 Pictured, from left, at Paul HardyÕs Kaleidoscopic Animalia opening gala Oct 15 at Glenbow are, from left, Nathanail Captioning Canada's Rena Nathanail with Equinox Publishing's Janet Joyce.Cal 1031 Glenbow 4 Pictured, from left, at Paul HardyÕs Kaleidoscopic Animalia opening gala Oct 15 at Glenbow are Glenbow's Judy Black, philanthropist W. Brett Wilson and Brandi Krivak.Cal 1031 Glenbow 6 It was a family affair at Paul HardyÕs Kaleidoscopic Animalia opening gala Oct 15 at Glenbow with Glenbow board member Jean Merriman and her daughter Jade Davis in attendance.Cal 1031 Glenbow 7 Pictured at Paul HardyÕs Kaleidoscopic Animalia opening gala Oct 15 at Glenbow are Glenbow past board chairman Jack Thrasher and his wife Dawn.Cal 1031 Glenbow 8 Among the select group of guests who attended Paul HardyÕs Kaleidoscopic Animalia opening gala Oct 15 at Glenbow were, from left, National Bank's Paul Chave, Susan Russell, Glenbow board member Phyllis Konrad and Carl Bonke.Cal 1031 Glenbow 9 Pictured at Paul HardyÕs Kaleidoscopic Animalia opening gala Oct 15 at Glenbow are stylist Leah Van Loon (left) with Hardy fan Haly Peper.Cal 1031 Glenbow 10 Pictured at Paul HardyÕs Kaleidoscopic Animalia opening gala Oct 15 at Glenbow are Urban Legal Recruitment's Stacy Cowan and Shaun Ford.Cal 1031 Glenbow 12 Paul HardyÕs Kaleidoscopic Animalia exhibition runs at Glenbow through May 22,2015. Pictured is but one of the 'windows' curated by Hardy featuring treasures from Glenbow's vaults paired with one of Hardy's amazing couture pieces. Animalia examines the historic influence of animals as inspiration in art, fashion, interiors and culture.Cal 1031 Glenbow11 Pictured at Paul HardyÕs Kaleidoscopic Animalia opening gala Oct 15 at Glenbow is the genius himself, Paul Hardy.102615-Cal_1031_Glenbow_5.JPG-Cal_1031_Glenbow_5-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 1031 Glenbow 1 Pictured, from left, at Paul HardyÕs Kaleidoscopic Animalia opening gala Oct 15 at Glenbow are, from left, Amanda Cain, Glenbow senior development officer Judy Black and Caltech Surveys' Roberta White. The ambitious, extravagant exhibition featured fashion, art and hundreds of rarely-seen artifacts from GlenbowÕs collection.Cal 1031 Glenbow 2 Pictured, from left, at Paul HardyÕs Kaleidoscopic Animalia opening gala Oct 15 at Glenbow are, from left, U of C's Kendra Swanson with Eye Health Centres' Diana Monea and Diana McMillan. The ambitious, extravagant exhibition runs through May 22, 2016.Cal 1031 Glenbow 3 Pictured, from left, at Paul HardyÕs Kaleidoscopic Animalia opening gala Oct 15 at Glenbow are, from left, Nathanail Captioning Canada's Rena Nathanail with Equinox Publishing's Janet Joyce.Cal 1031 Glenbow 4 Pictured, from left, at Paul HardyÕs Kaleidoscopic Animalia opening gala Oct 15 at Glenbow are Glenbow's Judy Black, philanthropist W. Brett Wilson and Brandi Krivak.Cal 1031 Glenbow 6 It was a family affair at Paul HardyÕs Kaleidoscopic Animalia opening gala Oct 15 at Glenbow with Glenbow board member Jean Merriman and her daughter Jade Davis in attendance.Cal 1031 Glenbow 7 Pictured at Paul HardyÕs Kaleidoscopic Animalia opening gala Oct 15 at Glenbow are Glenbow past board chairman Jack Thrasher and his wife Dawn.Cal 1031 Glenbow 8 Among the select group of guests who attended Paul HardyÕs Kaleidoscopic Animalia opening gala Oct 15 at Glenbow were, from left, National Bank's Paul Chave, Susan Russell, Glenbow board member Phyllis Konrad and Carl Bonke.Cal 1031 Glenbow 9 Pictured at Paul HardyÕs Kaleidoscopic Animalia opening gala Oct 15 at Glenbow are stylist Leah Van Loon (left) with Hardy fan Haly Peper.Cal 1031 Glenbow 10 Pictured at Paul HardyÕs Kaleidoscopic Animalia opening gala Oct 15 at Glenbow are Urban Legal Recruitment's Stacy Cowan and Shaun Ford.Cal 1031 Glenbow 12 Paul HardyÕs Kaleidoscopic Animalia exhibition runs at Glenbow through May 22,2015. Pictured is but one of the 'windows' curated by Hardy featuring treasures from Glenbow's vaults paired with one of Hardy's amazing couture pieces. Animalia examines the historic influence of animals as inspiration in art, fashion, interiors and culture.Cal 1031 Glenbow11 Pictured at Paul HardyÕs Kaleidoscopic Animalia opening gala Oct 15 at Glenbow is the genius himself, Paul Hardy.

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    One wonders at times why bad things happen to good people. Tragedy can be turned into triumph- although it takes special people to make this happen. The Kohn family and Stephen Woodward are indeed such special people. The Toni Kohn Woodward Foundation was set up in loving memory by the Kohn family and Toni’s husband […]

    110215-Cal0711_Kohn_1.JPG-Cal0711_Kohn_1-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 1107 Kohn 2 Among the hundreds of guests who attended the inaugural Leopard Print Gala in support of the Toni Kohn Woodward Foundation were Gus Kolias and his wife Wendy. More than $1.3 million was raised this night to support local young women at risk.Cal 1107 Kohn 3 Pictured at the inaugural Leopard Print Gala in support of the Toni Kohn Woodward Foundation are Marion and Gordon Dixon. More than $1.3 million was raised this night to support local young women at risk.Cal 1107 Kohn 4 Pictured at the inaugural Leopard Print Gala in support of the Toni Kohn Woodward Foundation are Tony Kohn House co-founder Asher Gottesman with colleagues Veronica Everett-Boyce (left) and Angela Davis.Cal 1107 Kohn 5 Looking fashionably fabulous at the inaugural Leopard Print Gala in support of the Toni Kohn Woodward Foundation is Emily Paton. More than 650 people attended the event held at the Telus Convention Centre Oct 24.Cal 1107 Kohn 6 Pictured, from left, at the inaugural Leopard Print Gala in support of the Toni Kohn Woodward Foundation are Stevie Forzani, Rick Orman and his wife Susan Orman and Sue Stanbury.Cal 1107 Kohn 7 Among the hundreds of guests who attended the inaugural Leopard Print Gala in support of the Toni Kohn Woodward Foundation were, from left, Marnie Rusen, Susan Dvorkin, Dorothy Hanson and Jackie Halpern.Cal 1107 Kohn 8 Among the hundreds of guests who attended the inaugural Leopard Print Gala in support of the Toni Kohn Woodward Foundation were, Scott Land's Gregg Scott (centre) and his sons Ryan (left) and Hunter (right).Cal 1107 Kohn 9 Pictured at the inaugural Leopard Print Gala in support of the Toni Kohn Woodward Foundation are Gowlings' Bill DeJong and Kayleigh Wilmot.Cal 1107 Kohn 10 Pictured at the inaugural Leopard Print Gala in support of the Toni Kohn Woodward Foundation are Donna Morrison (centre) and her daughters Elisha Sander (left) and Delaney Rotta. More than 650 people attended the gala.Cal 1107 Kohn 11 The inaugural Leopard Print Gala in support of the Toni Kohn Woodward Foundation was not only a lot of fun but philanthropic as well with more than $1.3 million being raised. Guests danced the night away to the sounds of The Famous Players band from Vancouver.110215-Cal0711_Kohn_1.JPG-Cal0711_Kohn_1-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 1107 Kohn 2 Among the hundreds of guests who attended the inaugural Leopard Print Gala in support of the Toni Kohn Woodward Foundation were Gus Kolias and his wife Wendy. More than $1.3 million was raised this night to support local young women at risk.Cal 1107 Kohn 3 Pictured at the inaugural Leopard Print Gala in support of the Toni Kohn Woodward Foundation are Marion and Gordon Dixon. More than $1.3 million was raised this night to support local young women at risk.Cal 1107 Kohn 4 Pictured at the inaugural Leopard Print Gala in support of the Toni Kohn Woodward Foundation are Tony Kohn House co-founder Asher Gottesman with colleagues Veronica Everett-Boyce (left) and Angela Davis.Cal 1107 Kohn 5 Looking fashionably fabulous at the inaugural Leopard Print Gala in support of the Toni Kohn Woodward Foundation is Emily Paton. More than 650 people attended the event held at the Telus Convention Centre Oct 24.Cal 1107 Kohn 6 Pictured, from left, at the inaugural Leopard Print Gala in support of the Toni Kohn Woodward Foundation are Stevie Forzani, Rick Orman and his wife Susan Orman and Sue Stanbury.Cal 1107 Kohn 7 Among the hundreds of guests who attended the inaugural Leopard Print Gala in support of the Toni Kohn Woodward Foundation were, from left, Marnie Rusen, Susan Dvorkin, Dorothy Hanson and Jackie Halpern.Cal 1107 Kohn 8 Among the hundreds of guests who attended the inaugural Leopard Print Gala in support of the Toni Kohn Woodward Foundation were, Scott Land's Gregg Scott (centre) and his sons Ryan (left) and Hunter (right).Cal 1107 Kohn 9 Pictured at the inaugural Leopard Print Gala in support of the Toni Kohn Woodward Foundation are Gowlings' Bill DeJong and Kayleigh Wilmot.Cal 1107 Kohn 10 Pictured at the inaugural Leopard Print Gala in support of the Toni Kohn Woodward Foundation are Donna Morrison (centre) and her daughters Elisha Sander (left) and Delaney Rotta. More than 650 people attended the gala.Cal 1107 Kohn 11 The inaugural Leopard Print Gala in support of the Toni Kohn Woodward Foundation was not only a lot of fun but philanthropic as well with more than $1.3 million being raised. Guests danced the night away to the sounds of The Famous Players band from Vancouver.

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    A great city is made even greater by the accomplishments-and giving-of it’s citizens. And great citizens is what Calgary is known for. One need look no further for shining examples of same than those inducted into the Calgary Business Hall of Fame-a marvelous initiative started twelve years ago by Junior Achievement of Southern Alberta. Since […]

    110215-Cal0711_Achieve_2.JPG-Cal0711_Achieve_2-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 1107 Achieve 1 Pictured, from left, at Junior Achievement Southern Alberta Business Hall of Fame reception and dinner are board chairman Gerard McInnis, gala organizer Melissa From, JA's Cheryl Hamelin and JA president and CEO Scott Hillier. Four legendary entrepreneurs were honoured this night.Cal 1107 Achieve 5 Wildrose leader Brian Jean and his fiancee Kimberley Michelutti (left) join Kendra Scurfield (right) at Junior Achievement Southern Alberta Business Hall of Fame reception and dinner Oct 22 at the Hyatt.Cal 1107 Achieve 6 Pictured at Junior Achievement Southern Alberta Business Hall of Fame reception and dinner Oct 22 at the Hyatt are Patricia Markin (left) and Kathy MacPhail. Kathy's husband Keith was one of the inductees this night while Markin's husband was honoured in 2009.Cal 1107 Achieve 7 All smiles at Junior Achievement Southern Alberta Business Hall of Fame reception and dinner Oct 22 at the Hyatt are HRIA CEO Chris McNelly with colleague, HRIA board chair Cheryl Oishi.Cal 1107 Achieve 8 Pictured, from left, at Junior Achievement Southern Alberta Business Hall of Fame reception and dinner Oct 22 at the Hyatt are JA president and CEO Scott Hillier with long-time volunteer, board member and avid supporter 98-year young Doug Fraser (right) and his wife Carol Fraser.Cal 1107 Achieve 3 Pictured, from left, at Junior Achievement Southern Alberta Business Hall of Fame reception and dinner are 2013 honouree, WestJet board chairman Clive Beddoe with Sunshine Village CEO Ralph Scurfied.Cal 1107 Achieve 4 Among the hundreds of guests who attended Junior Achievement Southern Alberta Business Hall of Fame reception and dinner Oct 22 at the Hyatt were Donald and Marilou Seaman. The late, great Daryl K. (Doc) Seaman was honoured in 2004.110215-Cal0711_Achieve_2.JPG-Cal0711_Achieve_2-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 1107 Achieve 1 Pictured, from left, at Junior Achievement Southern Alberta Business Hall of Fame reception and dinner are board chairman Gerard McInnis, gala organizer Melissa From, JA's Cheryl Hamelin and JA president and CEO Scott Hillier. Four legendary entrepreneurs were honoured this night.Cal 1107 Achieve 5 Wildrose leader Brian Jean and his fiancee Kimberley Michelutti (left) join Kendra Scurfield (right) at Junior Achievement Southern Alberta Business Hall of Fame reception and dinner Oct 22 at the Hyatt.Cal 1107 Achieve 6 Pictured at Junior Achievement Southern Alberta Business Hall of Fame reception and dinner Oct 22 at the Hyatt are Patricia Markin (left) and Kathy MacPhail. Kathy's husband Keith was one of the inductees this night while Markin's husband was honoured in 2009.Cal 1107 Achieve 7 All smiles at Junior Achievement Southern Alberta Business Hall of Fame reception and dinner Oct 22 at the Hyatt are HRIA CEO Chris McNelly with colleague, HRIA board chair Cheryl Oishi.Cal 1107 Achieve 8 Pictured, from left, at Junior Achievement Southern Alberta Business Hall of Fame reception and dinner Oct 22 at the Hyatt are JA president and CEO Scott Hillier with long-time volunteer, board member and avid supporter 98-year young Doug Fraser (right) and his wife Carol Fraser.Cal 1107 Achieve 3 Pictured, from left, at Junior Achievement Southern Alberta Business Hall of Fame reception and dinner are 2013 honouree, WestJet board chairman Clive Beddoe with Sunshine Village CEO Ralph Scurfied.Cal 1107 Achieve 4 Among the hundreds of guests who attended Junior Achievement Southern Alberta Business Hall of Fame reception and dinner Oct 22 at the Hyatt were Donald and Marilou Seaman. The late, great Daryl K. (Doc) Seaman was honoured in 2004.

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