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    Tony Kay, the British Consul General in Calgary, could easily be the next James Bond. Kay’s myriad postings from Hong Kong and Romania to the Republic of Moldova and Oman, are just the globe-trotting activities  Bond is known for.  And Kay’s work on the Arab Spring was recognised by him being awarded an OBE by […]

    110915-Cal_1114_Bond_7.JPG-Cal_1114_Bond_7-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 1114 Bond 1 Pictured at the British Consul hosted James Bond premiere held at Sheraton Suites Eau Claire Nov 2 are Mkango Resources' Alan and Sandra Beaulieu. Guests moved to the Eau Claire Cinema post reception for a first-hand viewing of the newest Bond film Sceptre.Cal 1114 Bond 2 Pictured at the British Consul hosted James Bond premiere held at Sheraton Suites Eau Claire Nov 2 are Enbridge's Lauren Andre and her husband, Alberta Energy's Craig Watt. Guests moved to the Eau Claire Cinema post reception for a first-hand viewing of the newest Bond film Sceptre.Cal 1114 Bond 3 CCAP's Karissa Boley and Office of the Mayor's Daorcey Le Bray were among the select group of guests who attended the British Consul hosted James Bond premiere held at Sheraton Suites Eau Claire Nov 2.Cal 1114 Bond 4 The British Consul hosted James Bond premiere held at Sheraton Suites Eau Claire Nov 2 celebrated all things British. Pictured are Jermyn Street 1664's Michael Harney and Katalin Szollos.Cal 1114 Bond 5 Among those in attendance at the British Consul hosted James Bond premiere held at Sheraton Suites Eau Claire Nov 2 were Mount Royal University president David Docherty and his wife Kris Docherty.Cal 1114 Bond 6 Pictured, from left, at the British Consul hosted James Bond premiere held at Sheraton Suites Eau Claire Nov 2 are Stephen and Mary Lougheed with our new United States Consul General Thomas Palaia and his wife Sarah.Cal 1114 Bond 8 Pictured at the British Consul hosted James Bond reception held at Sheraton Suites Eau Claire Nov 2 are Talio Energy chairman and CEO Stephen Mason and his wife, ATB Financial's Wendy Shaw-Mason. Guests were treated to a first-hand screening of the new James Bond film post reception.Cal 1114 Bond 9 Calgary Herald editor Lorne Motley and his wife Suzanne were among those in attendance at the British Consul hosted James Bond reception held at Sheraton Suites Eau Claire Nov 2 . Guests were treated to a first-hand screening of the new James Bond film post reception.Cal 1114 Bond 10 Pictured at the British Consul hosted James Bond reception held at Sheraton Suites Eau Claire Nov 2 are Jermyn Street Fashions CEO Ako Ufodike and his wife Chioma Ufodike. Guests were treated to a first-hand screening of the new James Bond film post reception.110915-Cal_1114_Bond_7.JPG-Cal_1114_Bond_7-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 1114 Bond 1 Pictured at the British Consul hosted James Bond premiere held at Sheraton Suites Eau Claire Nov 2 are Mkango Resources' Alan and Sandra Beaulieu. Guests moved to the Eau Claire Cinema post reception for a first-hand viewing of the newest Bond film Sceptre.Cal 1114 Bond 2 Pictured at the British Consul hosted James Bond premiere held at Sheraton Suites Eau Claire Nov 2 are Enbridge's Lauren Andre and her husband, Alberta Energy's Craig Watt. Guests moved to the Eau Claire Cinema post reception for a first-hand viewing of the newest Bond film Sceptre.Cal 1114 Bond 3 CCAP's Karissa Boley and Office of the Mayor's Daorcey Le Bray were among the select group of guests who attended the British Consul hosted James Bond premiere held at Sheraton Suites Eau Claire Nov 2.Cal 1114 Bond 4 The British Consul hosted James Bond premiere held at Sheraton Suites Eau Claire Nov 2 celebrated all things British. Pictured are Jermyn Street 1664's Michael Harney and Katalin Szollos.Cal 1114 Bond 5 Among those in attendance at the British Consul hosted James Bond premiere held at Sheraton Suites Eau Claire Nov 2 were Mount Royal University president David Docherty and his wife Kris Docherty.Cal 1114 Bond 6 Pictured, from left, at the British Consul hosted James Bond premiere held at Sheraton Suites Eau Claire Nov 2 are Stephen and Mary Lougheed with our new United States Consul General Thomas Palaia and his wife Sarah.Cal 1114 Bond 8 Pictured at the British Consul hosted James Bond reception held at Sheraton Suites Eau Claire Nov 2 are Talio Energy chairman and CEO Stephen Mason and his wife, ATB Financial's Wendy Shaw-Mason. Guests were treated to a first-hand screening of the new James Bond film post reception.Cal 1114 Bond 9 Calgary Herald editor Lorne Motley and his wife Suzanne were among those in attendance at the British Consul hosted James Bond reception held at Sheraton Suites Eau Claire Nov 2 . Guests were treated to a first-hand screening of the new James Bond film post reception.Cal 1114 Bond 10 Pictured at the British Consul hosted James Bond reception held at Sheraton Suites Eau Claire Nov 2 are Jermyn Street Fashions CEO Ako Ufodike and his wife Chioma Ufodike. Guests were treated to a first-hand screening of the new James Bond film post reception.

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    Being an arts organization with a successful business model-meaning making money-are not mutually exclusive. The arts can-and should-be profitable. The Rozsa Foundation-founded in 1990, is a philanthropic organization known for effective support and advocacy for the arts in Alberta. The foundation builds on the legacy of Drs. Ted and Lola Rozsa, who were acknowledged champions of of the […]

    111615-Cal1121_Rozsa_3.jpg-Cal1121_Rozsa_3-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 1121 Rozsa 1 Pictured, from left, at the Rozsa Foundation 25th anniversary celebration are Roger and Linda Jackson, immediate past-chair National Music Centre, and past-CEO of Own the Podium with Bill and Dianne Chomik, senior principal, Kasian Architecture.Cal 1121 Rozsa 2 Among the hundreds of guests who attended the Rozsa Foundation 25th anniversary celebration were, from left, Harold Finkleman, Design Psychology and Communication Alvin Libin, CEO Balmon Investments and Jeff McCaig, Chairman and CEO Trimac Transportation.Cal 1121 Rozsa 4 Pictured, from left, at the Rozsa Foundation 25th anniversary celebration are Arlene Strom, vice-president, Sustainability and Communications, Suncor Energy, Colin Jackson, chair, ImagiNation 150 and Dru Marshall, Provost and vice-president, Academic, U of C.Cal 1121 Rozsa 5 Pictured at the Rozsa Foundation 25th anniversary celebration are Bob McPhee, general director and CEO, Calgary Opera with Bev Foy, Director, Canada Council for the Arts.111615-Cal1121_Rozsa_3.jpg-Cal1121_Rozsa_3-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 1121 Rozsa 1 Pictured, from left, at the Rozsa Foundation 25th anniversary celebration are Roger and Linda Jackson, immediate past-chair National Music Centre, and past-CEO of Own the Podium with Bill and Dianne Chomik, senior principal, Kasian Architecture.Cal 1121 Rozsa 2 Among the hundreds of guests who attended the Rozsa Foundation 25th anniversary celebration were, from left, Harold Finkleman, Design Psychology and Communication Alvin Libin, CEO Balmon Investments and Jeff McCaig, Chairman and CEO Trimac Transportation.Cal 1121 Rozsa 4 Pictured, from left, at the Rozsa Foundation 25th anniversary celebration are Arlene Strom, vice-president, Sustainability and Communications, Suncor Energy, Colin Jackson, chair, ImagiNation 150 and Dru Marshall, Provost and vice-president, Academic, U of C.Cal 1121 Rozsa 5 Pictured at the Rozsa Foundation 25th anniversary celebration are Bob McPhee, general director and CEO, Calgary Opera with Bev Foy, Director, Canada Council for the Arts.

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    There must have been something magical in the air the evening of Nov 7 as seemingly the entire city was attending events- all the while raising funds for myriad causes. And your faithful social scribe was moving faster than a bubble dancer with a slow leak covering LOOK2015 and Willow Park Wines & Spirits 22nd […]

    111615-Cal_1121_Look_8.JPG-Cal_1121_Look_8-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 1121Look 7 Pictured, from left, at LOOK2015-a fundraiser in support of Contemporary Calgary held Nov 7 in the Centennial Planetarium are artist Ryan Sluggett, Contemporary Calgary board members Natasha Pashak and Yves Trepanier with Alberta Views Magazine founder Jackie Flanagan.Cal 1121Look 5 LOOK2015-a fundraiser in support of Contemporary Calgary held Nov 7 in the Centennial Planetarium was an enormous success and raised an impressive $1 million. Pictured are last year's honorary co-chairs, from left, Rob Mabee, Morris and Ann Dancyger and Mark Tewksbury.Cal 1121Look 6 Pictured, from left, at LOOK2015-a fundraiser in support of Contemporary Calgary held Nov 7 in the Centennial Planetarium are Contemporary Calgary managing director Erin O'Connor with Office of the Premier's Marcella Munro, Contemporary Calgary board member D'Arcy Levesque and Treaty 7's Michele Stanners.Cal 1121Look 4 LOOK2015-a fundraiser in support of Contemporary Calgary held Nov 7 in the Centennial Planetarium was an enormous success and raised an impressive $1 million. Pictured are emcee Daniel Levy (left) of MTV fame and keynote speaker Adam Gopnik of New Yorker fame.Cal 1121Look 2 Among the hundreds of guests who attended LOOK2015-a fundraiser in support of Contemporary Calgary held Nov 7 in the Centennial Planetarium, were, from left, Jay Mehr, chair, fundraising committee, Contemporary Calgary, WAX Paternship's Dan Wright and artists Christopher Karklin and Shawn Evans.Cal 1121Look 3 Pictured, from left, at LOOK2015-a fundraiser in support of Contemporary Calgary held Nov 7 in the Centennial Planetarium, are Barbara Edwards Contemporary's Tara Westermann, Viviane Mehr and Barbara Edwards.Cal 1121Look 1 Pictured, from left, at LOOK2015-a fundraiser in support of Contemporary Calgary held Nov 7 in the Centennial Planetarium, are ACAD board chair Carol Ryder, Rozsa Foundation's Mary Rozsa de Coquet, Al Duerr and his wife Kit Chan. The full-on event raised $1 million to transform the Planetarium into Contemporary Calgary's new home.111615-Cal_1121_Look_8.JPG-Cal_1121_Look_8-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 1121Look 7 Pictured, from left, at LOOK2015-a fundraiser in support of Contemporary Calgary held Nov 7 in the Centennial Planetarium are artist Ryan Sluggett, Contemporary Calgary board members Natasha Pashak and Yves Trepanier with Alberta Views Magazine founder Jackie Flanagan.Cal 1121Look 5 LOOK2015-a fundraiser in support of Contemporary Calgary held Nov 7 in the Centennial Planetarium was an enormous success and raised an impressive $1 million. Pictured are last year's honorary co-chairs, from left, Rob Mabee, Morris and Ann Dancyger and Mark Tewksbury.Cal 1121Look 6 Pictured, from left, at LOOK2015-a fundraiser in support of Contemporary Calgary held Nov 7 in the Centennial Planetarium are Contemporary Calgary managing director Erin O'Connor with Office of the Premier's Marcella Munro, Contemporary Calgary board member D'Arcy Levesque and Treaty 7's Michele Stanners.Cal 1121Look 4 LOOK2015-a fundraiser in support of Contemporary Calgary held Nov 7 in the Centennial Planetarium was an enormous success and raised an impressive $1 million. Pictured are emcee Daniel Levy (left) of MTV fame and keynote speaker Adam Gopnik of New Yorker fame.Cal 1121Look 2 Among the hundreds of guests who attended LOOK2015-a fundraiser in support of Contemporary Calgary held Nov 7 in the Centennial Planetarium, were, from left, Jay Mehr, chair, fundraising committee, Contemporary Calgary, WAX Paternship's Dan Wright and artists Christopher Karklin and Shawn Evans.Cal 1121Look 3 Pictured, from left, at LOOK2015-a fundraiser in support of Contemporary Calgary held Nov 7 in the Centennial Planetarium, are Barbara Edwards Contemporary's Tara Westermann, Viviane Mehr and Barbara Edwards.Cal 1121Look 1 Pictured, from left, at LOOK2015-a fundraiser in support of Contemporary Calgary held Nov 7 in the Centennial Planetarium, are ACAD board chair Carol Ryder, Rozsa Foundation's Mary Rozsa de Coquet, Al Duerr and his wife Kit Chan. The full-on event raised $1 million to transform the Planetarium into Contemporary Calgary's new home.

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    Those that were not in attendance at LOOK2015 were certainly front and centre at the Willow Park Wines & Spirits 22nd Charity Wine Auction. The best food and wine event of the year took on a tres cool French vibe this year as hundreds of guests channeled either their inner Toulouse Lautrec or Edith Piaf […]

    111615-Cal_1121_Willow_3.JPG-Cal_1121_Willow_3-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 1121 Willow 2 Actor Brendan Hunter got into the Moulin Rouge theme at La Rouge Gala, Willow Park Wines & Spirits 22nd charity wine auction held Nov 7. The glam event raised funds for the Calgary Herald Christmas Fund and the Alberta Children's Hospital KIDsim program.Cal 1121 Willow 4 Pictured from left at La Rouge Gala, Willow Park Wines & Spirits 22nd charity wine auction held Nov 7 are Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation's Liz Ballendine with Bordeaux Properties president and CEO Birol Fisekci, Michele Waters-Fisekci and Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation's Saifa Koonar.Cal 1121 Willow 4 Pictured at La Rouge Gala, Willow Park Wines & Spirits 22nd charity wine auction held Nov 7 are the Tattinger girls who ensured guests' glasses were always full.Cal 1121 Willow 4 Pictured at La Rouge Gala, Willow Park Wines & Spirits 22nd charity wine auction held Nov 7 are Reid and Karen Henuset.Cal 1121 Willow 8 Pictured from left at La Rouge Gala, Willow Park Wines & Spirits 22nd charity wine auction held Nov 7 are renowned chefs Michael Noble and Matt Wilson with CTV's Bob Sumner and his wife Diana.Cal 1121 Willow 5 Pictured with reason to smile at La Rouge Gala, Willow Park Wines & Spirits 22nd charity wine auction held Nov 7 are Willow Park's Liz and Wayne Henuset with Peggy Perry. Funds raised this night were directed to the Calgary Herald Christmas Fund and the Alberta Children's Hospital KIDsim program.Cal 1121 Willow 9 Michael Bigattini (centre) is joined by Andrew Schultz and his wife Amanda at La Rouge Gala, Willow Park Wines & Spirits 22nd charity wine auction held Nov 7. The Moulin Rouge themed event raised $280,000.No Caption Found Cal_1121_Willow_1-W.jpg111615-Cal_1121_Willow_3.JPG-Cal_1121_Willow_3-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 1121 Willow 2 Actor Brendan Hunter got into the Moulin Rouge theme at La Rouge Gala, Willow Park Wines & Spirits 22nd charity wine auction held Nov 7. The glam event raised funds for the Calgary Herald Christmas Fund and the Alberta Children's Hospital KIDsim program.Cal 1121 Willow 4 Pictured from left at La Rouge Gala, Willow Park Wines & Spirits 22nd charity wine auction held Nov 7 are Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation's Liz Ballendine with Bordeaux Properties president and CEO Birol Fisekci, Michele Waters-Fisekci and Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation's Saifa Koonar.Cal 1121 Willow 4 Pictured at La Rouge Gala, Willow Park Wines & Spirits 22nd charity wine auction held Nov 7 are the Tattinger girls who ensured guests' glasses were always full.Cal 1121 Willow 4 Pictured at La Rouge Gala, Willow Park Wines & Spirits 22nd charity wine auction held Nov 7 are Reid and Karen Henuset.Cal 1121 Willow 8 Pictured from left at La Rouge Gala, Willow Park Wines & Spirits 22nd charity wine auction held Nov 7 are renowned chefs Michael Noble and Matt Wilson with CTV's Bob Sumner and his wife Diana.Cal 1121 Willow 5 Pictured with reason to smile at La Rouge Gala, Willow Park Wines & Spirits 22nd charity wine auction held Nov 7 are Willow Park's Liz and Wayne Henuset with Peggy Perry. Funds raised this night were directed to the Calgary Herald Christmas Fund and the Alberta Children's Hospital KIDsim program.Cal 1121 Willow 9 Michael Bigattini (centre) is joined by Andrew Schultz and his wife Amanda at La Rouge Gala, Willow Park Wines & Spirits 22nd charity wine auction held Nov 7. The Moulin Rouge themed event raised $280,000.No Caption Found Cal_1121_Willow_1-W.jpg

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    The Calgary Public Library Foundation’s signature fundraising event, the Bob Edwards Award Gala, is always a must-attend event. And this year’s, held Nov 5 at the Fairmont Palliser Hotel, was perhaps the best yet as record funds were raised to help the Library support literacy and lifelong learning. So how record you might ask? Try […]

    112315-Cal_1128_Wilson_2.JPG-Cal_1128_Wilson_2-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 1128 Wilson 3 Pictured, from left, at the 2015 Bob Edwards Award Gala are TD's Russell Anderson, Brian Gervais, Tracey Schmitz, Calgary Public Library Foundation vice-president Brent Buechler and TD's Derek Turner. TD was a the presenting partner of the record setting gala that saw $296,400 being raised for the foundation.Cal 1128 Wilson 1 Pictured, from left, at the 2015 Bob Edwards Award Gala are Calgary Public Library Foundation president and CEO Paul McIntyre Royston, foundation board chair Pat Moore with Calgary Public Library board chair Janet Hutchinson and library CEO Bill Ptacek. A record $296,400 was raised for the library.Cal 1128 Wilson 5 Among the several hundred guests in attendance at the 2015 Bob Edwards Award Gala were Prairie Merchant Capital's Stacie Sceviour and Emily Corner. The ladies' boss, W. Brett Wilson, was the 2015 award recipient.Cal 1128 Wilson 4 Pictured, from left, at the 2015 Bob Edwards Award Gala are Rob Gray Asset Management's Sabrina Siwiec, Scotia McLeod's Maddy Marchese and Quintaro's Heather Lawton.112315-Cal_1128_Wilson_2.JPG-Cal_1128_Wilson_2-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 1128 Wilson 3 Pictured, from left, at the 2015 Bob Edwards Award Gala are TD's Russell Anderson, Brian Gervais, Tracey Schmitz, Calgary Public Library Foundation vice-president Brent Buechler and TD's Derek Turner. TD was a the presenting partner of the record setting gala that saw $296,400 being raised for the foundation.Cal 1128 Wilson 1 Pictured, from left, at the 2015 Bob Edwards Award Gala are Calgary Public Library Foundation president and CEO Paul McIntyre Royston, foundation board chair Pat Moore with Calgary Public Library board chair Janet Hutchinson and library CEO Bill Ptacek. A record $296,400 was raised for the library.Cal 1128 Wilson 5 Among the several hundred guests in attendance at the 2015 Bob Edwards Award Gala were Prairie Merchant Capital's Stacie Sceviour and Emily Corner. The ladies' boss, W. Brett Wilson, was the 2015 award recipient.Cal 1128 Wilson 4 Pictured, from left, at the 2015 Bob Edwards Award Gala are Rob Gray Asset Management's Sabrina Siwiec, Scotia McLeod's Maddy Marchese and Quintaro's Heather Lawton.

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    Celebration and gratitude were the order of the evening Nov 17 as scores of guests gathered at TELUS Spark for the launch of the Calgary Herald Christmas Fund campaign. The evening took on special meaning as this marked the launch of the Fund’s 25th year. That nearly $23 million has been raised since inception is […]

    112315-Cal_1128_Herald_4.JPG-Cal_1128_Herald_4-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 1128 Herald 1 Among the scores of guests who attended the launch of the 2015 Calgary Herald Christmas Fund held Nov 17 at TELUS Spark were Willow Park Wines & Spirits' Wayne Henuset and Peggy Perry. A portion of the funds raised at Willow Park's recent Wine Auction will be directed to the Fund-now in it's 25th year.Cal 1128 Herald 2 Pictured at the launch of the 2015 Calgary Herald Christmas Fund held Nov 17 at TELUS Spark are Fresh Start Recovery Centre executive director Stacey Peterson with colleague Kate King. Peterson spoke passionately this night as to the difference being a past recipient of funds from the Herald Christmas Fund has made to Fresh Start clients.Cal 1128 Herald 3 Among the scores of guests who were in attendance at the launch of the 2015 Calgary Herald Christmas Fund held Nov 17 at TELUS Spark were UDI president and CEO Guy Huntingford (left) with Postmedia director of sales Ed Huculak.Cal 1128 Herald 5 Pictured with reason to smile at the launch of the 2015 Calgary Herald Christmas Fund held Nov 17 at TELUS Spark are Wellspring Calgary's Suzan Valenta (left) and Patti Morris. Wellspring is one of the 14 recipient agencies from this year's campaign.Cal 1128 Herald 6 Pictured, from left, at the launch of the 2015 Calgary Herald Christmas Fund held Nov 17 at TELUS Spark are Fund selection committee members Don McCreary, Lorie Armstrong and Jason Gaudry. 14 recipient agencies will share in the funds raised from this year's campaign.112315-Cal_1128_Herald_4.JPG-Cal_1128_Herald_4-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 1128 Herald 1 Among the scores of guests who attended the launch of the 2015 Calgary Herald Christmas Fund held Nov 17 at TELUS Spark were Willow Park Wines & Spirits' Wayne Henuset and Peggy Perry. A portion of the funds raised at Willow Park's recent Wine Auction will be directed to the Fund-now in it's 25th year.Cal 1128 Herald 2 Pictured at the launch of the 2015 Calgary Herald Christmas Fund held Nov 17 at TELUS Spark are Fresh Start Recovery Centre executive director Stacey Peterson with colleague Kate King. Peterson spoke passionately this night as to the difference being a past recipient of funds from the Herald Christmas Fund has made to Fresh Start clients.Cal 1128 Herald 3 Among the scores of guests who were in attendance at the launch of the 2015 Calgary Herald Christmas Fund held Nov 17 at TELUS Spark were UDI president and CEO Guy Huntingford (left) with Postmedia director of sales Ed Huculak.Cal 1128 Herald 5 Pictured with reason to smile at the launch of the 2015 Calgary Herald Christmas Fund held Nov 17 at TELUS Spark are Wellspring Calgary's Suzan Valenta (left) and Patti Morris. Wellspring is one of the 14 recipient agencies from this year's campaign.Cal 1128 Herald 6 Pictured, from left, at the launch of the 2015 Calgary Herald Christmas Fund held Nov 17 at TELUS Spark are Fund selection committee members Don McCreary, Lorie Armstrong and Jason Gaudry. 14 recipient agencies will share in the funds raised from this year's campaign.

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    As Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estes so adeptly put it “Ours is not the task of fixing the entire world at once, but of stretching out to mend the part of the world that is within our reach.” Scores of Calgarians concur with this statement as our beloved city is, on a per-capita basis, one of […]

    112315-Cal_1128_Philanthropy_7.JPG-Cal_1128_Philanthropy_7-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 1128 Philanthropy 1 Pictured at the Generosity of Spirit Reception held Nov 10 at The Bow are Vincent Duckworth and Sharon DeBoer, incoming chairs of the 2016National Philanthropy Day.Cal 1128 Philanthropy 2 Pictured at the Generosity of Spirit Reception held Nov 10 at The Bow are 2015 Philanthropy Awareness Week co-chairs Heather Innes (left) and Sybil Choles.Cal 1128 Philanthropy 3 All smiles at the Generosity of Spirit Reception held Nov 10 at The Bow are, from left, Junior Achievement's Cheryl Hamelin, Cenovus' Vicki Reid and RESOLVE's Sheryl Barlage.Cal 1128 Philanthropy 5 Pictured at the Generosity of Spirit Reception held Nov 10 at The Bow are Sue Riddell Rose and her husband Mike Rose. Riddell Rose was presented with the Doc Seaman Individual Philanthropist Award.Cal 1128 Philanthropy 4 Pictured at the Generosity of Spirit Reception held Nov 10 at The Bow are Calgary Health Trust CEO Jill Olynyk (left) and Linda Forzani. Forzani's husband, the late, great John Forzani was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Philanthropist Award.Cal 1128 Philanthropy 6 Pictured, from left, at the Generosity of Spirit Reception held Nov 10 at The Bow are BMP's Sumer Gil, Imperial Oil Foundation president Tom Huffaker and AFP Calgary president Wayne Steer.Cal 1128 Philanthropy 8 Pictured at the Generosity of Spirit Reception held Nov 10 at The Bow is Alliance Pipeline president and CEO Terrance Kutryk. Alliance was presented with the Outstanding Corporate Philanthropic Award.112315-Cal_1128_Philanthropy_7.JPG-Cal_1128_Philanthropy_7-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 1128 Philanthropy 1 Pictured at the Generosity of Spirit Reception held Nov 10 at The Bow are Vincent Duckworth and Sharon DeBoer, incoming chairs of the 2016National Philanthropy Day.Cal 1128 Philanthropy 2 Pictured at the Generosity of Spirit Reception held Nov 10 at The Bow are 2015 Philanthropy Awareness Week co-chairs Heather Innes (left) and Sybil Choles.Cal 1128 Philanthropy 3 All smiles at the Generosity of Spirit Reception held Nov 10 at The Bow are, from left, Junior Achievement's Cheryl Hamelin, Cenovus' Vicki Reid and RESOLVE's Sheryl Barlage.Cal 1128 Philanthropy 5 Pictured at the Generosity of Spirit Reception held Nov 10 at The Bow are Sue Riddell Rose and her husband Mike Rose. Riddell Rose was presented with the Doc Seaman Individual Philanthropist Award.Cal 1128 Philanthropy 4 Pictured at the Generosity of Spirit Reception held Nov 10 at The Bow are Calgary Health Trust CEO Jill Olynyk (left) and Linda Forzani. Forzani's husband, the late, great John Forzani was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Philanthropist Award.Cal 1128 Philanthropy 6 Pictured, from left, at the Generosity of Spirit Reception held Nov 10 at The Bow are BMP's Sumer Gil, Imperial Oil Foundation president Tom Huffaker and AFP Calgary president Wayne Steer.Cal 1128 Philanthropy 8 Pictured at the Generosity of Spirit Reception held Nov 10 at The Bow is Alliance Pipeline president and CEO Terrance Kutryk. Alliance was presented with the Outstanding Corporate Philanthropic Award.

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    The economic challenges we are facing these days impact not only families, but our furry friends as well. Families may find themselves no longer able to provide adequate food, shelter or medical care forcing them into the heart-wrenching decision to surrender their cherished pets. The Calgary Humane Society  shelter numbers have risen just as fundraising […]

    113015-Cal_1205_Critters_8.JPG-Cal_1205_Critters_8-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 1205 Critters 1 Looking smart indeed at the Calgary Humane Society's Cocktails for Critters held Nov6 at Hotel Arts are Alykhan Velji (left) and Jason Krell. The stylish gents commentated the pets and their owners fashion show.Cal 1205 Critters 2 CTV News anchor Tara Nelson and her husband Stephen Harper were among the guests in attendance at the Calgary Humane Society's Cocktails for Critters signature fundraising event held Nov 6 at Hotel Arts. Nelson was the event's emcee.Cal 1205 Critters 4 Pictured at the Calgary Humane Society's Cocktails for Critters held Nov 6 at Hotel Arts are society board chair Deanna Steblyk (left) and society executive director Carrie Fritz.Cal 1205 Critters 5 Pictured at the Calgary Humane Society's Cocktails for Critters held Nov 6 at Hotel Arts are realtors Leisa Fuller and Bob Sheddy. The fab fundraiser featured a pets and their owners fashion show.Cal 1205 Critters 6 The Calgary Humane Society's Cocktails for Critters held Nov 6 at Hotel Arts was a resounding success thanks in large part to honorary chair Joan Snyder (right) and and society board member Anne Hobbs (left).Cal 1205 Critters 7 Among the scores of guests in attendance at the Calgary Humane Society's Cocktails for Critters held Nov 6 at Hotel Arts were, from left, Mentalist 113015-Cal_1205_Critters_8.JPG-Cal_1205_Critters_8-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 1205 Critters 1 Looking smart indeed at the Calgary Humane Society's Cocktails for Critters held Nov6 at Hotel Arts are Alykhan Velji (left) and Jason Krell. The stylish gents commentated the pets and their owners fashion show.Cal 1205 Critters 2 CTV News anchor Tara Nelson and her husband Stephen Harper were among the guests in attendance at the Calgary Humane Society's Cocktails for Critters signature fundraising event held Nov 6 at Hotel Arts. Nelson was the event's emcee.Cal 1205 Critters 4 Pictured at the Calgary Humane Society's Cocktails for Critters held Nov 6 at Hotel Arts are society board chair Deanna Steblyk (left) and society executive director Carrie Fritz.Cal 1205 Critters 5 Pictured at the Calgary Humane Society's Cocktails for Critters held Nov 6 at Hotel Arts are realtors Leisa Fuller and Bob Sheddy. The fab fundraiser featured a pets and their owners fashion show.Cal 1205 Critters 6 The Calgary Humane Society's Cocktails for Critters held Nov 6 at Hotel Arts was a resounding success thanks in large part to honorary chair Joan Snyder (right) and and society board member Anne Hobbs (left).Cal 1205 Critters 7 Among the scores of guests in attendance at the Calgary Humane Society's Cocktails for Critters held Nov 6 at Hotel Arts were, from left, Mentalist "Greg T" and animal lovers Desiree Ellis and Ryan Brown.Cal 1205 Critters 9 The Calgary Humane Society's signature fundraiser-Cocktails for Critters held Nov 6 at Hotel Arts was a great success thanks in large part to presenting sponsor Preventous Collaborative Health. Pictured, from left, are Preventous' Stevie Blanchard, Nalini Bissoondath and Tara Therien.Cal 1205 Critters 3 Pictured at the Calgary Humane Society's Cocktails for Critters held Nov 6 at Hotel Arts are society board chair Deanna Steblyk and her husband Harvey Steblyk with Fortis Alberta.

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    Silence is not a virtue when it comes to the cycles of family violence, homelessness and poverty. Speak up. Speak out. Such are the mantras of the YWCA of Calgary’s Why Whisper Gala. The YWCA of Calgary is the largest and longest serving women’s organization in the city. Through its more than 104 year history, […]

    113015-Cal_1205_Whisper_1.JPG-Cal_1205_Whisper_1-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 1205 Whisper 2 Pictured with Martin Luther King III at the YWCA's signature fundraising initiative-Why Whisper Gala held Nov 19 at the Calgary Telus Convention Centre is YWCA of Calgary CEO Sue Tomney. King was the gala's keynote speaker.Cal 1205 Whisper 3 Pictured with Martin Luther King III at the YWCA's signature fundraising initiative-Why Whisper Gala held Nov 19 at the Calgary Telus Convention Centre are, from left, Ann McCaig, King, gala founding chair Jane McCaig and her husband Rich Waller.Cal 1205 Whisper 4 Tidewater Midstream's Toby McKenna and his wife Renfrew Educational Services' Michelle McKenna were among the 500 guests who attended the YWCA's signature fundraising initiative-Why Whisper Gala held Nov 19 at the Calgary Telus Convention Centre.Cal 1205 Whisper 5 Hello Gorgeous Skinlab's Michelle MacPherson (left) and Holt Renfrew's Deb Kerr pictured at the YWCA's signature fundraising initiative-Why Whisper Gala held Nov 19 at the Calgary Telus Convention Centre. A luxury shopping day at Holt's was one of the coveted auction items.Cal 1205 Whisper 6 Pictured, from left, at the YWCA's signature fundraising initiative-Why Whisper Gala held Nov 19 at the Calgary Telus Convention Centre are GMP Securities' Wade Felesky, Alberta Party's Greg Clark and Enbridge's D'Arcy Levesque.Cal 1205 Whisper 7 Auctioneer extraordinaire Bill Brown (left) and colleague John Murray ensured top dollars were bid on terrific auction items at the YWCA's signature fundraising initiative-Why Whisper Gala held Nov 19 at the Calgary Telus Convention Centre.113015-Cal_1205_Whisper_1.JPG-Cal_1205_Whisper_1-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 1205 Whisper 2 Pictured with Martin Luther King III at the YWCA's signature fundraising initiative-Why Whisper Gala held Nov 19 at the Calgary Telus Convention Centre is YWCA of Calgary CEO Sue Tomney. King was the gala's keynote speaker.Cal 1205 Whisper 3 Pictured with Martin Luther King III at the YWCA's signature fundraising initiative-Why Whisper Gala held Nov 19 at the Calgary Telus Convention Centre are, from left, Ann McCaig, King, gala founding chair Jane McCaig and her husband Rich Waller.Cal 1205 Whisper 4 Tidewater Midstream's Toby McKenna and his wife Renfrew Educational Services' Michelle McKenna were among the 500 guests who attended the YWCA's signature fundraising initiative-Why Whisper Gala held Nov 19 at the Calgary Telus Convention Centre.Cal 1205 Whisper 5 Hello Gorgeous Skinlab's Michelle MacPherson (left) and Holt Renfrew's Deb Kerr pictured at the YWCA's signature fundraising initiative-Why Whisper Gala held Nov 19 at the Calgary Telus Convention Centre. A luxury shopping day at Holt's was one of the coveted auction items.Cal 1205 Whisper 6 Pictured, from left, at the YWCA's signature fundraising initiative-Why Whisper Gala held Nov 19 at the Calgary Telus Convention Centre are GMP Securities' Wade Felesky, Alberta Party's Greg Clark and Enbridge's D'Arcy Levesque.Cal 1205 Whisper 7 Auctioneer extraordinaire Bill Brown (left) and colleague John Murray ensured top dollars were bid on terrific auction items at the YWCA's signature fundraising initiative-Why Whisper Gala held Nov 19 at the Calgary Telus Convention Centre.

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    Over the past two decades, FirstEnergy Capital has evolved from a Calgary-based energy focused investment bank, to one of the preeminent providers of investment banking services for investors and corporate participants in the energy sector worldwide. Over the past 20 years, FirstEnergy’s cumulative efforts have resulted in over $36 million being donated to 620 charities and […]

    120715-Cal_1212_Energy_4.JPG-Cal_1212_Energy_4-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 1212 Energy 1 Pictured, from left, at FirstEnergy's annual seasonal celebration open house held Nov 25 in the iconic firm's offices are RMP Energy's Bruce McFarlane, Providence's Maureen O'Connor and Core Linepipe vice president operations and CFO David Burgess.Cal 1212 Energy 2 Wood's Homes Foundation past board chair Heather Heasman (left) and Karen Karpuk, Wood's Homes director of development were among the several hundred guests in attendance at FirstEnergy's annual seasonal celebration open house held Nov 25 in the iconic firm's offices.Cal 1212 Energy 3 All smiles at FirstEnergy's annual seasonal celebration held Nov 25 in the iconic firm's offices are FirstEnergy's Kathy Hnatiuk (left) and Valerie Aucoin (right) with Quest SME Consulting's Gordon Aldcorn.Cal 1212 Energy 6 Pictured at FirstEnergy's annual seasonal celebration held Nov 25 are Walker Lawson Interior Design's Reagan Brown (left) and Jane Lawson.Cal 1212 Energy 7 Pictured at FirstEnergy's annual seasonal celebration held Nov 25 are The Calgary Highlanders Commanding Officer LCol Kyle Clipperton (left) and Honorary LCol and ARC Resources co-CEO Lauchlan Currie.Cal 1212 Energy 8 Pictured at FirstEnergy's annual seasonal celebration held Nov 25 are FirstEnergy's Nicholas Johnson (left) and Raging River Exploration's Bruce Beynon.Cal 1212 Energy 5 Pictured at FirstEnergy's annual seasonal celebration held Nov 25 are FirstEnergy's Oana Stanculescu (left) and Beverley McCartney.120715-Cal_1212_Energy_4.JPG-Cal_1212_Energy_4-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 1212 Energy 1 Pictured, from left, at FirstEnergy's annual seasonal celebration open house held Nov 25 in the iconic firm's offices are RMP Energy's Bruce McFarlane, Providence's Maureen O'Connor and Core Linepipe vice president operations and CFO David Burgess.Cal 1212 Energy 2 Wood's Homes Foundation past board chair Heather Heasman (left) and Karen Karpuk, Wood's Homes director of development were among the several hundred guests in attendance at FirstEnergy's annual seasonal celebration open house held Nov 25 in the iconic firm's offices.Cal 1212 Energy 3 All smiles at FirstEnergy's annual seasonal celebration held Nov 25 in the iconic firm's offices are FirstEnergy's Kathy Hnatiuk (left) and Valerie Aucoin (right) with Quest SME Consulting's Gordon Aldcorn.Cal 1212 Energy 6 Pictured at FirstEnergy's annual seasonal celebration held Nov 25 are Walker Lawson Interior Design's Reagan Brown (left) and Jane Lawson.Cal 1212 Energy 7 Pictured at FirstEnergy's annual seasonal celebration held Nov 25 are The Calgary Highlanders Commanding Officer LCol Kyle Clipperton (left) and Honorary LCol and ARC Resources co-CEO Lauchlan Currie.Cal 1212 Energy 8 Pictured at FirstEnergy's annual seasonal celebration held Nov 25 are FirstEnergy's Nicholas Johnson (left) and Raging River Exploration's Bruce Beynon.Cal 1212 Energy 5 Pictured at FirstEnergy's annual seasonal celebration held Nov 25 are FirstEnergy's Oana Stanculescu (left) and Beverley McCartney.

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    If one is averse to change, 2015 may have proved challenging indeed. New provincial and federal governments took front page news.  Massive layoffs unlike anything we have seen for decades caused many to lose heart. But we are a resilient lot and took it all in stride. We still supported myriad causes, had great fun […]

    020615-0131_Rock_A_Billy_1-pics_of_the_week-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 0214 Bnai 7 The 64th Annual B'nai Brith Dinner held Jan 28 was an SRO success with more than 700 guests gathering to honour Alvin Libin and Gary Bettman. Pictured with honouree Bettman (right) is Calgary Flames' Ken King. King was honoured at the dinner in 1991.Cal 0221 Schmancy 7 Schmancy-our beloved Glenbow's signature fundraising fete was a huge success with more than 900 guests attending and $485,000 being raised. Pictured are event co-chair Zia Mamdani and her husband Strategic Group's Riaz Mamdani.Cal 0228 Kong 2 All smiles, from left, at the Hong Kong-Canada Business Association (HKCBA) Calgary Section Chinese New Year Gala 2015 held Feb 20 at the Regency Palace Restaurant are Dialog's Robert Jim, HKCBA national chair Alexandria Sham, Calgary section president Bonita Wong and national executive director Randy Paquette. The New Year's celebration was especially meaningful for Wong and Paquette as mere hours before the gala began, Paquette proposed to Wong. She said yes.Cal 0307 CUPS 6 Pictured with rock legend Melissa Etheridge (centre) at the CUPS Moonlight Lounge, held Feb 26 at the Hyatt are CUPS board chair Michael Lang and executive director Carlene Donnelly. Etheridge headlined the SRO event - much to the delight of all in attendance.Cal 0314 Alberta ballet 9 Alberta Ballet's La Nuit Noir held Feb 28 at the Fairmont Palliser featured a fantastic excerpt from the ballet's hugely successful Love Lies Bleeding. Pictured-post performance- are Alberta Ballet's supremely talented dancersCal 0328 Bella Main Holt Renfrew Bella held March 11 in Holt Renfrew was an enormous success and raised more than $500,000 for the NICU at the Foothills Medical Centre. Such phenomenal success is thanks to the tireless efforts of the volunteer committee pictured.Cal 0425 Sam 1 Pictured with reason to smile at the 2014 SAM Awards are, from left, Morrison Homes matriarch Irene Morrision and her son Al Morrison and his wife Donna. Morrison Homes won big this night by taking home the Grand Sam Builder of the Year Award.Cal 0509 Funnybone 7 Calgary Health Trust's 11th annual Funny Bone Comedy Night in support of Peter Laughed Centre starring Jann Arden and Rick Mercer was an enormous success. Pictured, from left, with the Canadian comic legends are Funny Bone committee members Bruce Edgelow, Arden, Scott Thon, Kirk Bailey, Ann McCaig and Mercer.Cal 0515 Points 2 The Calgary Women's Emergency Shelter (CWES) Turning Points 2015 held Apr 30 at the Telus Convention Centre was a tremendous success and raised more than $650,000. Pictured with reason to smile are event co-chairs Sherri Logel (left) and Shelly Norris with their proud husbands Tim Logel (left) and Alan Norris.The 17th annual Bill Brooks Prostate Cancer Benefit raised record funds for the Prostate Cancer Centre. Pictured, from left, at the Rock A Billy themed fete are founder Bill Brooks, Renee Hopfner, director community investment for Sobeys Inc and Larry Clausen, event chair. Cal 0530 Wish 13 Wishes came true for the Wylie family at the Children's Wish Foundation Gala held May 20 at the Telus Convention Centre. The Wylies will tour Universal Studios and see Harry Potter. Pictured are mom Lindy and dad Todd with their son Elijah. The super hero themed event raised more than $500,000.Cal 0606 AARC 4 The Alberta Adolescent Recovery Centre's (AARC) 18th annual Voices of Hope Gala Benefit Dinner held May 21 at the Telus Convention Centre was a resounding success and netted $815,000. Such a magnificent milestone would not be possible were it not for the outstanding support of Remington Development Corporation-title sponsor of the gala since day one. Pictured, from left, are Remington president Cody Clayton, Alanna Remington, Randy Remington, Jamie Cooper, senior-vice president, construction and land and Ryan Remington.Cal 0627 Italian 5 The 53rd Calgary Italian Sportsmen's Dinner, held June 4 featuring guest of honour and keynote speaker Mario Andretti (centre) was an SRO success and was attended by more than 800 gentlemen. Joining the legendary racing icon are emcees Tony Spoletini (left) and Frank Africa.Cal 0627 Tusks 3 The annual Tusks & Tails gala in support of our beloved zoo is a must attend event. Pictured at this year's gala, held June 11 are Tusks co-chairs Mike and Sherri Balm.Cal 0704 bridge 4 The second annual Breakfast on the Bridge held on the Peace Bridge at dawn June 20 raised funds for our beloved military and their families through the Calgary Military Family Resource Centre. This day also marked the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Holland from German occupation. Pictured, from left, are guest of honour and keynote speaker this morning Lt. General Mart de Kruif, Commander of the Royal Netherlands Army and event co-founder George Brookman.Cal 0711 Hays 3 Pictured at the annual Hay's Breakfast, held July 5 at Heritage Park are, Heritage Park president and CEO Alida Visbach with breakfast co-host Dan Hays. The annual breakfast is the place to see and be seen.Cal 0724 Winston 5 The Sir Winston Churchill Society of Calgary 49th Annual Memorial Banquet featured keynote speaker Emma Soames (centre), Sir Winston's granddaughter. Joining Soames are society president Steven Robertson (left) and avid supporter Ron Mannix.Cal 0724 Rockyview 1 The 2nd annual Rockyview Invitational saw the 'patch' and homebuilders join forces to raise more than $1 million for programs and services at the Rockyview General Hospital. Pictured at the pre- tournament reception held at Barcelona are tournament hosts Plains Midstream Canada's Dave Duckett (left) and Jayman Built's Jay Westman.Cal 0815 Safeway 9 The Sobeys Inc. Better Food Fund Charity Golf Classic held July 22 and 23 raised an incredible $820,000 for Sobeys Inc. Better Food Fund partners. Pictured are Chuck Mulvenna, president, corporate operations, Sobeys West (left) and Sobeys Inc. CEO Marc Poulin.Pictured with 395,000 reasons to smile at the 2015 Priddis Greens Charity Classic held Aug 11-13 in support of the Calgary Prostate Cancer Centre are Pam Heard, executive director of the centre and tournament chair and centre board member Bas Wheeler.Cal 0808 Banff Ball 22 The 36th annual Banff Centre Midsummer Ball Weekend was wonderous indeed. For many, the highlight was a surprise performance from legendary k.d. langThe 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. The magnificent space would not be possible were it not for the phenomenal $21 million donation from the Taylor family. Pictured, from left, at the opening are Don and Ruth Taylor, Premier Rachel Notley and MRU president David Docherty and his wife Kris.Cal 1024 Encore 15 Encore 2015 was an enormous success and raised more than $8000,000 for bone and join health in Alberta. The evenings of musical entertainment kicked off with a VIP reception held in the home of co-chair Ann McCaig (right). Headlining the fabulous fundraiser was Holly Cole (centre) pictured with Encore co-chair Marilyn McCaig (left).020615-0131_Rock_A_Billy_1-pics_of_the_week-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 0214 Bnai 7 The 64th Annual B'nai Brith Dinner held Jan 28 was an SRO success with more than 700 guests gathering to honour Alvin Libin and Gary Bettman. Pictured with honouree Bettman (right) is Calgary Flames' Ken King. King was honoured at the dinner in 1991.Cal 0221 Schmancy 7 Schmancy-our beloved Glenbow's signature fundraising fete was a huge success with more than 900 guests attending and $485,000 being raised. Pictured are event co-chair Zia Mamdani and her husband Strategic Group's Riaz Mamdani.Cal 0228 Kong 2 All smiles, from left, at the Hong Kong-Canada Business Association (HKCBA) Calgary Section Chinese New Year Gala 2015 held Feb 20 at the Regency Palace Restaurant are Dialog's Robert Jim, HKCBA national chair Alexandria Sham, Calgary section president Bonita Wong and national executive director Randy Paquette. The New Year's celebration was especially meaningful for Wong and Paquette as mere hours before the gala began, Paquette proposed to Wong. She said yes.Cal 0307 CUPS 6 Pictured with rock legend Melissa Etheridge (centre) at the CUPS Moonlight Lounge, held Feb 26 at the Hyatt are CUPS board chair Michael Lang and executive director Carlene Donnelly. Etheridge headlined the SRO event - much to the delight of all in attendance.Cal 0314 Alberta ballet 9 Alberta Ballet's La Nuit Noir held Feb 28 at the Fairmont Palliser featured a fantastic excerpt from the ballet's hugely successful Love Lies Bleeding. Pictured-post performance- are Alberta Ballet's supremely talented dancersCal 0328 Bella Main Holt Renfrew Bella held March 11 in Holt Renfrew was an enormous success and raised more than $500,000 for the NICU at the Foothills Medical Centre. Such phenomenal success is thanks to the tireless efforts of the volunteer committee pictured.Cal 0425 Sam 1 Pictured with reason to smile at the 2014 SAM Awards are, from left, Morrison Homes matriarch Irene Morrision and her son Al Morrison and his wife Donna. Morrison Homes won big this night by taking home the Grand Sam Builder of the Year Award.Cal 0509 Funnybone 7 Calgary Health Trust's 11th annual Funny Bone Comedy Night in support of Peter Laughed Centre starring Jann Arden and Rick Mercer was an enormous success. Pictured, from left, with the Canadian comic legends are Funny Bone committee members Bruce Edgelow, Arden, Scott Thon, Kirk Bailey, Ann McCaig and Mercer.Cal 0515 Points 2 The Calgary Women's Emergency Shelter (CWES) Turning Points 2015 held Apr 30 at the Telus Convention Centre was a tremendous success and raised more than $650,000. Pictured with reason to smile are event co-chairs Sherri Logel (left) and Shelly Norris with their proud husbands Tim Logel (left) and Alan Norris.The 17th annual Bill Brooks Prostate Cancer Benefit raised record funds for the Prostate Cancer Centre. Pictured, from left, at the Rock A Billy themed fete are founder Bill Brooks, Renee Hopfner, director community investment for Sobeys Inc and Larry Clausen, event chair. Cal 0530 Wish 13 Wishes came true for the Wylie family at the Children's Wish Foundation Gala held May 20 at the Telus Convention Centre. The Wylies will tour Universal Studios and see Harry Potter. Pictured are mom Lindy and dad Todd with their son Elijah. The super hero themed event raised more than $500,000.Cal 0606 AARC 4 The Alberta Adolescent Recovery Centre's (AARC) 18th annual Voices of Hope Gala Benefit Dinner held May 21 at the Telus Convention Centre was a resounding success and netted $815,000. Such a magnificent milestone would not be possible were it not for the outstanding support of Remington Development Corporation-title sponsor of the gala since day one. Pictured, from left, are Remington president Cody Clayton, Alanna Remington, Randy Remington, Jamie Cooper, senior-vice president, construction and land and Ryan Remington.Cal 0627 Italian 5 The 53rd Calgary Italian Sportsmen's Dinner, held June 4 featuring guest of honour and keynote speaker Mario Andretti (centre) was an SRO success and was attended by more than 800 gentlemen. Joining the legendary racing icon are emcees Tony Spoletini (left) and Frank Africa.Cal 0627 Tusks 3 The annual Tusks & Tails gala in support of our beloved zoo is a must attend event. Pictured at this year's gala, held June 11 are Tusks co-chairs Mike and Sherri Balm.Cal 0704 bridge 4 The second annual Breakfast on the Bridge held on the Peace Bridge at dawn June 20 raised funds for our beloved military and their families through the Calgary Military Family Resource Centre. This day also marked the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Holland from German occupation. Pictured, from left, are guest of honour and keynote speaker this morning Lt. General Mart de Kruif, Commander of the Royal Netherlands Army and event co-founder George Brookman.Cal 0711 Hays 3 Pictured at the annual Hay's Breakfast, held July 5 at Heritage Park are, Heritage Park president and CEO Alida Visbach with breakfast co-host Dan Hays. The annual breakfast is the place to see and be seen.Cal 0724 Winston 5 The Sir Winston Churchill Society of Calgary 49th Annual Memorial Banquet featured keynote speaker Emma Soames (centre), Sir Winston's granddaughter. Joining Soames are society president Steven Robertson (left) and avid supporter Ron Mannix.Cal 0724 Rockyview 1 The 2nd annual Rockyview Invitational saw the 'patch' and homebuilders join forces to raise more than $1 million for programs and services at the Rockyview General Hospital. Pictured at the pre- tournament reception held at Barcelona are tournament hosts Plains Midstream Canada's Dave Duckett (left) and Jayman Built's Jay Westman.Cal 0815 Safeway 9 The Sobeys Inc. Better Food Fund Charity Golf Classic held July 22 and 23 raised an incredible $820,000 for Sobeys Inc. Better Food Fund partners. Pictured are Chuck Mulvenna, president, corporate operations, Sobeys West (left) and Sobeys Inc. CEO Marc Poulin.Pictured with 395,000 reasons to smile at the 2015 Priddis Greens Charity Classic held Aug 11-13 in support of the Calgary Prostate Cancer Centre are Pam Heard, executive director of the centre and tournament chair and centre board member Bas Wheeler.Cal 0808 Banff Ball 22 The 36th annual Banff Centre Midsummer Ball Weekend was wonderous indeed. For many, the highlight was a surprise performance from legendary k.d. langThe 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. The magnificent space would not be possible were it not for the phenomenal $21 million donation from the Taylor family. Pictured, from left, at the opening are Don and Ruth Taylor, Premier Rachel Notley and MRU president David Docherty and his wife Kris.Cal 1024 Encore 15 Encore 2015 was an enormous success and raised more than $8000,000 for bone and join health in Alberta. The evenings of musical entertainment kicked off with a VIP reception held in the home of co-chair Ann McCaig (right). Headlining the fabulous fundraiser was Holly Cole (centre) pictured with Encore co-chair Marilyn McCaig (left).

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    With one in seven men developing prostate cancer in their lifetime, battling this disease is a call to action we all must heed. The 18th annual Bill Brooks Prostate Cancer Benefit-taking place Friday Jan. 29 at Hotel Arts (calgaryhealthtrust.ca)  will raise much-needed funding for the Calgary Prostate Cancer Center. This world-class facility relies solely on […]

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    If ever there was a year we need to have fun and enjoy life, 2016 looks to be the one. Thank goodness there are myriad opportunities for same, but none more so than the One Yellow Rabbit (OYR) High Performance Rodeo. Celebrating its 30th anniversary, the rodeo can always be counted upon to offer a […]

    011116-Cal0116_Yellow_2.JPG-Cal0116_Yellow_2-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 0116 Yellow 5 Pictured at the official launch of One Yellow Rabbit's 30th Anniversary High Performance Rodeo held Jan 7 atop the Calgary Tower are First Calgary Financial's Megan Douglas (left) and Teri Buckley. First Calgary is one of the invaluable major sponsors of the rodeo.Cal 0116 Yellow 6 Pictured at the official launch of One Yellow Rabbit's (OYR) 30th Anniversary High Performance Rodeo held Jan 7 atop the Calgary Tower are Kim Green, widow of the late, great Michael Green who was tragically killed in a car accident last February and OYR board chair Peter Kufeldt.Cal 0116 Yellow 4 The official launch of One Yellow Rabbit's 30th Anniversary High Performance Rodeo held Jan 7 atop the Calgary Tower featured the announcement of the official playlist of the Calgary Songs Project: 30 Songs Celebrating 30 Years. Pictured are Kenna Burima (right), curator, Calgary Songs Project and Arif Ansari, Calgary Cassette Preservation Society.Cal 0116 Yellow 3 All smiles at the official launch of One Yellow Rabbit's (OYR) 30th Anniversary High Performance Rodeo held Jan 7 atop the Calgary Tower are Tourism Calgary CEO Cindy Ady (left) and Cassandra McAuley, OYR director of corporate communications.Cal 0116 Yellow 1 Pictured, from left, at the official launch of One Yellow Rabbit's 30th Anniversary High Performance Rodeo held Jan 7 atop the Calgary Tower are National Music Centre president and CEO Andrew Mosker with colleagues Juliana Capone, Brandon Wallis, Mary Kapusta and Chad Saunders. 2016 will be a huge year for the National Music Centre as it opens it officially opens its doors.011116-Cal0116_Yellow_2.JPG-Cal0116_Yellow_2-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 0116 Yellow 5 Pictured at the official launch of One Yellow Rabbit's 30th Anniversary High Performance Rodeo held Jan 7 atop the Calgary Tower are First Calgary Financial's Megan Douglas (left) and Teri Buckley. First Calgary is one of the invaluable major sponsors of the rodeo.Cal 0116 Yellow 6 Pictured at the official launch of One Yellow Rabbit's (OYR) 30th Anniversary High Performance Rodeo held Jan 7 atop the Calgary Tower are Kim Green, widow of the late, great Michael Green who was tragically killed in a car accident last February and OYR board chair Peter Kufeldt.Cal 0116 Yellow 4 The official launch of One Yellow Rabbit's 30th Anniversary High Performance Rodeo held Jan 7 atop the Calgary Tower featured the announcement of the official playlist of the Calgary Songs Project: 30 Songs Celebrating 30 Years. Pictured are Kenna Burima (right), curator, Calgary Songs Project and Arif Ansari, Calgary Cassette Preservation Society.Cal 0116 Yellow 3 All smiles at the official launch of One Yellow Rabbit's (OYR) 30th Anniversary High Performance Rodeo held Jan 7 atop the Calgary Tower are Tourism Calgary CEO Cindy Ady (left) and Cassandra McAuley, OYR director of corporate communications.Cal 0116 Yellow 1 Pictured, from left, at the official launch of One Yellow Rabbit's 30th Anniversary High Performance Rodeo held Jan 7 atop the Calgary Tower are National Music Centre president and CEO Andrew Mosker with colleagues Juliana Capone, Brandon Wallis, Mary Kapusta and Chad Saunders. 2016 will be a huge year for the National Music Centre as it opens it officially opens its doors.

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    Our beloved Rockies were a well kept secret until the 1920s. It was then that tourism in one of the most beautiful places on earth really took off. Of interest is that it was way back in 1887 that Canada’s first national park-Rocky Mountains Park- was established. And thanks to the Canadian Pacific Railway, the […]

    011816-Cal0123_Rockies_2.jpeg-Cal0123_Rockies_2.jpeg-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 0123 Rockies 9 Travel Alberta CEO Royce Chwin and Giselle Danis had a wonderful time at the Roaring Twenties themed fundraiser held at the Fairmont Banff Springs in support of the Association for Mountain Parks Protection & Enjoyment (AMPPE).Cal 0123 Rockies 8 Jasper Mayor Richard Ireland and his wife Bonnie Ireland were among the dignitaries in attendance at the Roaring Twenties themed fundraiser held at the Fairmont Banff Springs in support of the Association for Mountain Parks Protection & Enjoyment (AMPPE).Cal 0123 Rockies 6 Posing for the lens at the recent Roaring Twenties themed fundraiser held at the Fairmont Banff Springs in support of the Association for Mountain Parks Protection & Enjoyment (AMPPE) are Banff Mayor Karen Sorensen and Carsten Sorensen.Cal 0123 Rockies 7 Among the theme attired guests in attendance at the Roaring Twenties inspired fundraiser held at the Fairmont Banff Springs in support of the Association for Mountain Parks Protection & Enjoyment (AMPPE) were Canmore Mayor John Borrowman and Lynn Borrowman.Cal 0123 Rockies 4 Banff Centre president Janice Price and Carsten Sorensen cut an elegant swath at the recent Roaring Twenties themed fundraiser held at the Fairmont Banff Springs in support of the Association for Mountain Parks Protection & Enjoyment (AMPPE). Tourism in the Rockies really took off in the 1920's.Cal 0123 Rockies 5 Looking fashionably fabulous at the recent Roaring Twenties themed fundraiser held at the Fairmont Banff Springs in support of the Association for Mountain Parks Protection & Enjoyment (AMPPE) are Casey Peirce, AMPEE executive director (left) with Banff Mayor Karen Sorensen.Cal 0123 Rockies 3 Bob Peirce was perhaps one of the more popular volunteers at the recent Roaring Twenties themed fundraiser held at the Fairmont Banff Springs in support of the Association for Mountain Parks Protection & Enjoyment (AMPPE). Tourism in the Rockies really took off in the 1920's.Cal 0123 Rockies 1 Pictured at the recent Roaring Twenties themed fundraiser held recently at the Fairmont Banff Springs in support of the Association for Mountain Parks Protection & Enjoyment (AMPPE) are Alan Latourelle, former CEO, Parks Canada and Josee Latourelle. Tourism in the Rockies was born during the twenties.011816-Cal0123_Rockies_2.jpeg-Cal0123_Rockies_2.jpeg-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 0123 Rockies 9 Travel Alberta CEO Royce Chwin and Giselle Danis had a wonderful time at the Roaring Twenties themed fundraiser held at the Fairmont Banff Springs in support of the Association for Mountain Parks Protection & Enjoyment (AMPPE).Cal 0123 Rockies 8 Jasper Mayor Richard Ireland and his wife Bonnie Ireland were among the dignitaries in attendance at the Roaring Twenties themed fundraiser held at the Fairmont Banff Springs in support of the Association for Mountain Parks Protection & Enjoyment (AMPPE).Cal 0123 Rockies 6 Posing for the lens at the recent Roaring Twenties themed fundraiser held at the Fairmont Banff Springs in support of the Association for Mountain Parks Protection & Enjoyment (AMPPE) are Banff Mayor Karen Sorensen and Carsten Sorensen.Cal 0123 Rockies 7 Among the theme attired guests in attendance at the Roaring Twenties inspired fundraiser held at the Fairmont Banff Springs in support of the Association for Mountain Parks Protection & Enjoyment (AMPPE) were Canmore Mayor John Borrowman and Lynn Borrowman.Cal 0123 Rockies 4 Banff Centre president Janice Price and Carsten Sorensen cut an elegant swath at the recent Roaring Twenties themed fundraiser held at the Fairmont Banff Springs in support of the Association for Mountain Parks Protection & Enjoyment (AMPPE). Tourism in the Rockies really took off in the 1920's.Cal 0123 Rockies 5 Looking fashionably fabulous at the recent Roaring Twenties themed fundraiser held at the Fairmont Banff Springs in support of the Association for Mountain Parks Protection & Enjoyment (AMPPE) are Casey Peirce, AMPEE executive director (left) with Banff Mayor Karen Sorensen.Cal 0123 Rockies 3 Bob Peirce was perhaps one of the more popular volunteers at the recent Roaring Twenties themed fundraiser held at the Fairmont Banff Springs in support of the Association for Mountain Parks Protection & Enjoyment (AMPPE). Tourism in the Rockies really took off in the 1920's.Cal 0123 Rockies 1 Pictured at the recent Roaring Twenties themed fundraiser held recently at the Fairmont Banff Springs in support of the Association for Mountain Parks Protection & Enjoyment (AMPPE) are Alan Latourelle, former CEO, Parks Canada and Josee Latourelle. Tourism in the Rockies was born during the twenties.

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    From humble beginnings in 1950, the B’nai Brith Dinner has seen exponential growth and can boast more than 26,000 guests have attended and almost $4 million has been raised for local charities.  Organizations as varied as Calgary Akiva Academy and Alberta Children’s Hospital to Yom Hashoah and Youth Philanthropy Project have benefitted from the annual […]

    012516-Cal_0130_Bnai_9.JPG-Cal_0130_Bnai_9-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 0130 Bnai 7 Pictured at the 65th Annual B'Nai Brith Dinner held Jan 20 at Beth Tzedec Synagogue are honouree David Frum, senior editor, The Atlantic (left) and B'Nai Brith Calgary president Dr. Robert Barsky.Cal 0130 Bnai 1 Pictured at the 65th Annual B'Nai Brith Dinner held Jan 20 at Beth Tzedec Synagogue are B'Nai president Dr. Robert Barsky and his wife Marcy. This year's dinner honoured David Frum and MP Jason Kenney.Cal 0130 Bnai 2 Pictured at the 65th Annual B'Nai Brith Dinner held Jan 20 at Beth Tzedec Synagogue are Calgary Jewish Community Centre executive director Lynne Preston (left) and Centre event co-ordinator and seniors program manager Nessie Hollander. This year's dinner honoured David Frum and MP Jason Kenney.Cal 0130 Bnai 3 Pictured at the 65th Annual B'Nai Brith Dinner held Jan 20 at Beth Tzedec Synagogue are emcee Global anchor Gord Gillies (left) and dinner committee chair howard Silver. The dinner was SRO with 500 guests in attendance.Cal 0130 Bnai 4 Pictured at the 65th Annual B'Nai Brith Dinner held Jan 20 at Beth Tzedec Synagogue are B'Nai Brith Canada CEO Michael Mostyn with colleague Fraces Lazar.Cal 0130 Bnai 5 Among the 500 guests in attendance at the 65th Annual B'Nai Brith Dinner held Jan 20 at Beth Tzedec Synagogue were Canadian Western Bank's Glen Eastwood (left) and former Sen. Ron Ghitter.Cal 0130 Bnai 6 A fundraiser would not be the same without the support of Sam Switzer and his daughter Darlene pictured at the 65th Annual B'Nai Brith Dinner held Jan 20 at Beth Tzedec Synagogue.Cal 0130 Bnai 8 Rogers & Co. Brian Rogers, Q.C. (left) and Harmin Holdings' Stuart Libin were among the guests in attendance at the 65th Annual B'Nai Brith Dinner held Jan 20 at Beth Tzedec Synagogue.Cal 0130 Bnai 10 Pictured, from left, at the 65th Annual B'Nai Brith Dinner held Jan 20 at Beth Tzedec Synagogue are co-honouree David Frum, CTV National News Alberta Bureau Chief Janet Dirks and dinner committee chair Howard Silver.Cal 0130 Bnai 11 All smiles at the 65th Annual B'Nai Brith Dinner held Jan 20 at Beth Tzedec Synagogue are, from left, dentists Dr. Stuart Yaholnitsky, Dr. Paul Chapman and Dr. Bruce Yaholnitsky.012516-Cal_0130_Bnai_9.JPG-Cal_0130_Bnai_9-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 0130 Bnai 7 Pictured at the 65th Annual B'Nai Brith Dinner held Jan 20 at Beth Tzedec Synagogue are honouree David Frum, senior editor, The Atlantic (left) and B'Nai Brith Calgary president Dr. Robert Barsky.Cal 0130 Bnai 1 Pictured at the 65th Annual B'Nai Brith Dinner held Jan 20 at Beth Tzedec Synagogue are B'Nai president Dr. Robert Barsky and his wife Marcy. This year's dinner honoured David Frum and MP Jason Kenney.Cal 0130 Bnai 2 Pictured at the 65th Annual B'Nai Brith Dinner held Jan 20 at Beth Tzedec Synagogue are Calgary Jewish Community Centre executive director Lynne Preston (left) and Centre event co-ordinator and seniors program manager Nessie Hollander. This year's dinner honoured David Frum and MP Jason Kenney.Cal 0130 Bnai 3 Pictured at the 65th Annual B'Nai Brith Dinner held Jan 20 at Beth Tzedec Synagogue are emcee Global anchor Gord Gillies (left) and dinner committee chair howard Silver. The dinner was SRO with 500 guests in attendance.Cal 0130 Bnai 4 Pictured at the 65th Annual B'Nai Brith Dinner held Jan 20 at Beth Tzedec Synagogue are B'Nai Brith Canada CEO Michael Mostyn with colleague Fraces Lazar.Cal 0130 Bnai 5 Among the 500 guests in attendance at the 65th Annual B'Nai Brith Dinner held Jan 20 at Beth Tzedec Synagogue were Canadian Western Bank's Glen Eastwood (left) and former Sen. Ron Ghitter.Cal 0130 Bnai 6 A fundraiser would not be the same without the support of Sam Switzer and his daughter Darlene pictured at the 65th Annual B'Nai Brith Dinner held Jan 20 at Beth Tzedec Synagogue.Cal 0130 Bnai 8 Rogers & Co. Brian Rogers, Q.C. (left) and Harmin Holdings' Stuart Libin were among the guests in attendance at the 65th Annual B'Nai Brith Dinner held Jan 20 at Beth Tzedec Synagogue.Cal 0130 Bnai 10 Pictured, from left, at the 65th Annual B'Nai Brith Dinner held Jan 20 at Beth Tzedec Synagogue are co-honouree David Frum, CTV National News Alberta Bureau Chief Janet Dirks and dinner committee chair Howard Silver.Cal 0130 Bnai 11 All smiles at the 65th Annual B'Nai Brith Dinner held Jan 20 at Beth Tzedec Synagogue are, from left, dentists Dr. Stuart Yaholnitsky, Dr. Paul Chapman and Dr. Bruce Yaholnitsky.

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    Lions, tigers and bears. Oh my! Well tigers and bears were not to be seen, but there certainly were lots of witches (both good…and bad!), Dorothy’s, Munchkins and wizards. Such were the sights at the 18th Annual Bill Brooks Prostate Cancer Benefit taking  place Friday, Jan 29 at Hotel Arts. The Billy of Oz themed […]

    020116-Bill_Brooks_1-Cal_0306_Prostate_20-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 0206 Prostate 1 Kit Poole (left) and her sister Loren Snyder were among the hundreds of guests in attendance at the 18th Annual Bill Brooks Prostate Cancer Benefit held Jan 29 at Hotel Arts. This year's theme was Billy of Oz.Cal 0206 Prostate 2 Harmin Holdings' Phil LIbin (left) and Krita Investments Ike Kolas were an integral part of the success of the 18th Annual Bill Brooks Prostate Cancer Benefit - Billy of Oz. The event has, since its inception, raised more than $7.7 million for Calgary's Prostate Cancer Centre.Cal 0206 Prostate 23 Looking fabulous at the 18th Annual Bill Brooks Prostate Cancer Benefit-Billy of Oz-held Jan 29 at Hotel Arts are, from left, BDP's Brianna Guenther and BDP partner Annette Lambert. BDP has been an invaluable sponsor of the event for many years.Cal 0206 Prostate 21 The annual Bill Brooks Prostate Cancer Benefit would not be the enormous success it is were it not for invaluable partner the Calgary Health Trust. Pictured, from left, at the 18th annual, held Jan 29 at Hotel Arts are Calgary Health Trust's Nicole Janke, Brianne XXXXX and XXXXXXX.Cal 0206 Prostate 22 Having a great time at the 18th Annual Bill Brooks Prostate Cancer Benefit-Billy of Oz-held Jan 29 at Hotel Arts are, from left, Jennifer Bentley, Laura 020116-Bill_Brooks_1-Cal_0306_Prostate_20-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 0206 Prostate 1 Kit Poole (left) and her sister Loren Snyder were among the hundreds of guests in attendance at the 18th Annual Bill Brooks Prostate Cancer Benefit held Jan 29 at Hotel Arts. This year's theme was Billy of Oz.Cal 0206 Prostate 2 Harmin Holdings' Phil LIbin (left) and Krita Investments Ike Kolas were an integral part of the success of the 18th Annual Bill Brooks Prostate Cancer Benefit - Billy of Oz. The event has, since its inception, raised more than $7.7 million for Calgary's Prostate Cancer Centre.Cal 0206 Prostate 23 Looking fabulous at the 18th Annual Bill Brooks Prostate Cancer Benefit-Billy of Oz-held Jan 29 at Hotel Arts are, from left, BDP's Brianna Guenther and BDP partner Annette Lambert. BDP has been an invaluable sponsor of the event for many years.Cal 0206 Prostate 21 The annual Bill Brooks Prostate Cancer Benefit would not be the enormous success it is were it not for invaluable partner the Calgary Health Trust. Pictured, from left, at the 18th annual, held Jan 29 at Hotel Arts are Calgary Health Trust's Nicole Janke, Brianne XXXXX and XXXXXXX.Cal 0206 Prostate 22 Having a great time at the 18th Annual Bill Brooks Prostate Cancer Benefit-Billy of Oz-held Jan 29 at Hotel Arts are, from left, Jennifer Bentley, Laura "Glinda, The Good Witch" Linnell and Suzanne Motley.Cal 0206 Prostate 19 The annual Bill Brooks Prostate Cancer Benefit would not be the enormous success it is were it not for the support of invaluable corporate sponsors the likes of Homes by Avi. Pictured are Homes by Avi's Doug Beach (left) and Charron Ungar.Cal 0206 Prostate 18 The annual Bill Brooks Prostate Cancer Benefit would not be the enormous success it is were it not for the support of invaluable corporate sponsors the likes of Trail Appliances. Pictured at the 18th annual- Billy of Oz, held Jan 29 at Hotel Arts are Trail's Sean Broderick, XXXXXXXX and Wally Broderick.Cal 0206 Prostate 16 Pictured, from left, at the 18th annual Bill Brooks Prostate Cancer Benefit-Billy of Oz, held held Jan 29 at Hotel Arts are Cicely Patrick, Stuart Libin and Shahr Savizi.Cal 0206 Prostate 17 Hundreds of guests attended the 18th annual Bill Brooks Prostate Cancer Benefit-Billy of Oz, held Jan 29 at Hotel Arts. Pictured are some of the fabulously attired attendees.Cal 0206 Prostate 15 Calgary Prostate Cancer Centre executive director Pam Heard poses on a 2016 Harley Davidson with Harley Davidson Calgary owner Gary Sartorio at the 18th annual Bill Brooks Prostate Cancer Benefit-Billy of Oz, held held Jan 29 at Hotel Arts. The Harley, as well as a 2016 Camero and 2 tickets anywhere WestJet flies are being raffled off in support of the Centre. The draw takes place Mar.2.Cal 0206 Prostate 14 Jeff and Lisa Lawrence pulled out all the stops for the 18th annual Bill Brooks Prostate Cancer Benefit-Billy of Oz, held held Jan 29 at Hotel Arts.Cal 0206 Prostate 13 The annual Bill Brooks Prostate Cancer Benefit would not be the success it is without the support of presenting sponsor Safeway. Pictured at the 18th annual, held Jan 29 at Hotel Arts, are Safeway/Sobeys brass and their spouses.Cal 0206 Prostate 12 Retired Calgary Stampeder great Jon Cornish (left) is pictured with Shaganappi Motors' Gary Sartorio at the 18th Annual Bill Brooks Prostate Cancer Benefit held Jan 29 at Hotel Arts. Shaganappi and Calgary Harley Davidson were major sponsors of the event.Cal 0206 Prostate 10 Rogers Insurance's Lee Rogers and Ebony Lee had a great time at the 18th Annual Bill Brooks Prostate Cancer Benefit held Jan 29 at Hotel Arts. The event has raised more than $7.7 million since inception.Cal 0206 Prostate 11 All smiles at the 18th Annual Bill Brooks Prostate Cancer Benefit held Jan 29 at Hotel Arts are, from left, committee members Aly Velji, Brooks and Jason Krell. The event has raised more than $7.7 million since inception.Cal 0206 Prostate 9 Orange Frog Productions' Pierre XXXXXX (centre) is flanked by Brooks decor committee members Erin McKeage and David Crosson. The Billy of Oz themed event was attended by hundreds of guests.Cal 0206 Prostate 7 Pictured at the 18th Annual Bill Brooks Prostate Cancer Benefit- Billy of Oz, held Jan 29 at Hotel Arts are Calgary Health Trust's Samantha Monahan and Brooks & Dodd Consutling and benefit committee member Tom Dodd. The Calgary Health Trust has been a major partner of the Brooks Benefit for many years.Cal 0206 Prostate 8 Patti O'Connor (left) and Kathy Hays were among the hundreds of guests who attended the 18th Annual Bill Brooks Prostate Cancer Benefit- Billy of Oz, held Jan 29 at Hotel Arts.Cal 0206 Prostate 6 The annual Bill Brooks Prostate Cancer Benefit would not be the success it is without the support of XL 103 morning stars Don, Joanne and The Coach pictured at the 18th Annual - Billy of Oz, held Jan 29 at Hotel Arts.Cal 0206 Prostate 5 Pictured, from left, at the 18th Annual Bill Brooks Prostate Cancer Benefit - Billy of Oz held Jan 29 at Hotel Arts are Kensington Riverside Inn's Kerry Wilson and her husband, Hotel Arts Group's Mark Wilson and their daughter Chelsea.Cal 0206 Prostate 3 Dressed theme appropriate at the 18th Annual Bill Brooks Prostate Cancer Benefit - Billy of Oz held Jan 29 at Hotel Arts are, from left, Meagan Spezowka, Colin Hannay, Graham Hannay and Marilyn Hannay. The event has, since its inception, raised more than $7.7 million for Calgary's Prostate Cancer Centre.Cal 0206 Prostate 4 Pictured, from left, at the 18th Annual Bill Brooks Prostate Cancer Benefit - Billy of Oz held Jan 29 at Hotel Arts are New Interiors' Courtney and Wade Schultz and Megan Crawford.

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  • 02/13/16--03:00: Tourism Calgary on a roll
  • Yes, Virginia. There is good news out there. Great news in fact if you are in the tourism industry. Our low Canadian dollar will see droves of tourists from the States and other countries beat a path to our foothills door to enjoy all the trappings one can in Calgary and surrounding areas. The recent […]

    020816-Cal_0213_Tourism_6.JPG-Cal_0213_Tourism_6-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 0213 Tourism 1 Pictured at Tourism Calgary Open House, held Jan 28 at Arts Common are Bistro Rouge's Justin Estrada (left) and Paul Rogalski. Bistro Rouge was but one of the fabulous restaurants serving up tasty treats at the event.Cal 0213 Tourism 2 Royalty was front and centre at the Tourism Calgary Open House, held Jan 28 at Arts Common. Pictured, from left, are Stampede Queen Maggie Shortt with Princesses Chelsey Jacabson and Bailee Billington. At right is 2016 Indian Princess Vanessa Stiffarm.Cal 0213 Tourism 3 Heritage Park president and CEO Alida Visbach and film producer and photographer Kelly Hofer were among the several hundred guests in attendance at the Tourism Calgary Open House, held Jan 28 at Arts Common.Cal 0213 Tourism 4 All smiles at the Tourism Calgary Open House, held Jan 28 at Arts Common are Tourism Calgary chairman Rod McKay and vice-president Marilyn Bell.Cal 0213 Tourism 5 Hotel Arts' Fraser Abbott is joined by Tourism Calgary's Holly Swinton (left) and Carlee Savory at the Tourism Calgary Open House, held Jan 28 at Arts Common.Cal 0213 Tourism 7 Calgary Sports and Entertainment Corporation director, corporate sponsorships & suites' Mike Mungiello and Cassandra McAuley were among the hundreds of guests in attendance at the Tourism Calgary Open House, held Jan 28 at Arts Common.Cal 0213 Tourism 8 Pictured, from left, at the Tourism Calgary Open House, held Jan 28 at Arts Common are Calgary Economic Development chairman Steve Allan, Hyatt Regency Calgary general manager Amy Johnson and Avery Productions' Bill Avery.Cal 0213 Tourism 9 Pictured, from left, at the Tourism Calgary Open House, held Jan 28 at Arts Common are volunteer extraordinaire Elaine Baumann, Fairmont Palliser's Gail Ouellette and White Hat Hospitality's Corinne Wilkinson.020816-Cal_0213_Tourism_6.JPG-Cal_0213_Tourism_6-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 0213 Tourism 1 Pictured at Tourism Calgary Open House, held Jan 28 at Arts Common are Bistro Rouge's Justin Estrada (left) and Paul Rogalski. Bistro Rouge was but one of the fabulous restaurants serving up tasty treats at the event.Cal 0213 Tourism 2 Royalty was front and centre at the Tourism Calgary Open House, held Jan 28 at Arts Common. Pictured, from left, are Stampede Queen Maggie Shortt with Princesses Chelsey Jacabson and Bailee Billington. At right is 2016 Indian Princess Vanessa Stiffarm.Cal 0213 Tourism 3 Heritage Park president and CEO Alida Visbach and film producer and photographer Kelly Hofer were among the several hundred guests in attendance at the Tourism Calgary Open House, held Jan 28 at Arts Common.Cal 0213 Tourism 4 All smiles at the Tourism Calgary Open House, held Jan 28 at Arts Common are Tourism Calgary chairman Rod McKay and vice-president Marilyn Bell.Cal 0213 Tourism 5 Hotel Arts' Fraser Abbott is joined by Tourism Calgary's Holly Swinton (left) and Carlee Savory at the Tourism Calgary Open House, held Jan 28 at Arts Common.Cal 0213 Tourism 7 Calgary Sports and Entertainment Corporation director, corporate sponsorships & suites' Mike Mungiello and Cassandra McAuley were among the hundreds of guests in attendance at the Tourism Calgary Open House, held Jan 28 at Arts Common.Cal 0213 Tourism 8 Pictured, from left, at the Tourism Calgary Open House, held Jan 28 at Arts Common are Calgary Economic Development chairman Steve Allan, Hyatt Regency Calgary general manager Amy Johnson and Avery Productions' Bill Avery.Cal 0213 Tourism 9 Pictured, from left, at the Tourism Calgary Open House, held Jan 28 at Arts Common are volunteer extraordinaire Elaine Baumann, Fairmont Palliser's Gail Ouellette and White Hat Hospitality's Corinne Wilkinson.

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    Calgary Flames players, alumni and  management joined forces with local celebrities at the Deerfoot Inn and Casino recently to take part in the annual Flames Ambassadors Celebrity Poker Tournament. What made the night particularly memorable-other than the $410,000 raised for the Calgary Flames Foundation-was Sam Bennett’s historic 4 goal performance the night before. The must […]

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    Appreciation and heartfelt thanks were the order of the day Feb 3 as 14 not-for-profit organization shared equally in the phenomenal $1,388,648.64 raised through the 2015 Herald Christmas Fund. The 25th anniversary of the fund was launched this past November and ran for six weeks. More than 80 organizations applied to share in the Fund […]

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    It’s in the genes. Having Andrew Lloyd Webber as your father would set the stage-pardon the pun-for a successful career in musical theatre.  And that is precisely the path Nicholas Lloyd Webber has taken. Fanfare was the order of the evening Jan 22 as an SRO audience attended the world premiere of The Little Prince-The […]

    021516-Cal_0220_Prince_2.jpg-Cal_0220_Prince_2-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 0220 Prince 1 Pictured at the SRO opening night world premiere of The Little Prince – The Musical are Imperial president and CEO Rich Kruger with Theatre Calgary executive director Colleen A. Smith.Cal 0220 Prince 3 All smiles at the the world premiere of The Little Prince – The Musical are actors Louise Pitre (left) and Sarah Caraher. Pitre plays the snake in the musical and hails from the original Mamma Mia cast on Broadway. Caraher plays the prince in the musical which runs through Feb 29.Cal 0220 Prince 4 Pictured at the the world premiere of The Little Prince – The Musical are Stefanie Barton, contributions advisor public and government affairs, Imperial and Mission restaurant manager Jean-Pierre Pera.Cal 0220 Prince 5 Looking fabulous at the world premiere of The Little Prince – The Musical are, from left, cast members Keely Hutton, Jocelyn Gauthier, Chelsey Duplak, Nicole Norsworthy and Jena VanElslander. The must see musical runs through Feb 29.Cal 0220 Prince 6 All smiles at the world premiere of The Little Prince – The Musical are, from left, Heather Hannah and her husband, Theatre Calgary board member Richard Hannah with Celeste and Kelly Bernakevitch. Kelly is also on the board of Theatre Calgary.021516-Cal_0220_Prince_2.jpg-Cal_0220_Prince_2-W.jpgbbrooks1Cal 0220 Prince 1 Pictured at the SRO opening night world premiere of The Little Prince – The Musical are Imperial president and CEO Rich Kruger with Theatre Calgary executive director Colleen A. Smith.Cal 0220 Prince 3 All smiles at the the world premiere of The Little Prince – The Musical are actors Louise Pitre (left) and Sarah Caraher. Pitre plays the snake in the musical and hails from the original Mamma Mia cast on Broadway. Caraher plays the prince in the musical which runs through Feb 29.Cal 0220 Prince 4 Pictured at the the world premiere of The Little Prince – The Musical are Stefanie Barton, contributions advisor public and government affairs, Imperial and Mission restaurant manager Jean-Pierre Pera.Cal 0220 Prince 5 Looking fabulous at the world premiere of The Little Prince – The Musical are, from left, cast members Keely Hutton, Jocelyn Gauthier, Chelsey Duplak, Nicole Norsworthy and Jena VanElslander. The must see musical runs through Feb 29.Cal 0220 Prince 6 All smiles at the world premiere of The Little Prince – The Musical are, from left, Heather Hannah and her husband, Theatre Calgary board member Richard Hannah with Celeste and Kelly Bernakevitch. Kelly is also on the board of Theatre Calgary.

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