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    The Sir Winston Churchill Society of Calgary celebrates the life of the great wartime British prime minister and nurtures public speaking skills in students. Each year, the society sponsors high school debates centred around an issue Churchill was involved with during his life. The winners attend a black-tie dinner to receive their trophies, with the top […]

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    “My father’s love of nature inspired us to garden” says Jerry Cvach. And inspire it did as is evident from Jerry and his wife Judy’s amazing landscape in Queensland. Both Jerry and Judy were born in Brno, Moravia, the second-largest city in the Czech Republic. Cvach’s family would spend summers at the cabin, 60 kilometres […]

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    The Jewish National Fund (JNF) Calgary held its annual Negev event May 31 honouring the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the State of Israel. Punch Line entertainers from Tel Aviv headlined the celebratory event and their youthful energy ensured all in attendance had a memorable evening. Local singer Stephanie Feldman took to the stage […]

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    Only in Calgary could the RESOLVE campaign achieve such phenomenal success. In spite of economic headwinds facing our city for the past few years, the RESOLVE campaign raised $74 million which will provide 1,850 homeless and vulnerable Calgarians with a place to call home. RESOLVE was a first-of-its-kind collaboration of nine partner agencies, working together […]

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    More than 650 fashionably fabulous guests gathered at Holt Renfrew on June 13 to sip, sup, shop and take in an amazing fashion presentation featuring Holts Stampede style. The fifth annual Stampede Fashion Show presented by The CORE and Holt Renfrew supported Calgary Health Trust’s (CHT) Newborn Needs Campaign, an initiative to transform neonatal care […]

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    The annual Calgary Co-op Charity Golf Classic returned to Heritage Pointe Golf and Country Club on June 6 to celebrate its 25th anniversary. Since its inauguration in 1993, the event has raised more than $5 million for the Co-op Community Foundation which supports deserving charities and not-for-profit organizations in the Calgary area. With at least […]

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    Now that the long-awaited halcyon days of summer are upon us, it’s time to sit back, put your feet up and ease into relax mode in the garden, right? To a degree, yes. But now is the perfect time to review what has worked, what has not and why? The plant material that has disappointed […]

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    The Distinguished Business Leader Award, co-presented by the Haskayne School of Business and the Calgary Chamber of Commerce, has recognized outstanding leaders in the Calgary business community since 1993. Since 2008, proceeds from the gala have supported the endowment of a scholarship awarded annually to a Haskayne undergraduate student who reflects a commitment to ethical […]

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    As the proverbial saying goes, “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” And lemons were certainly what was dealt to PARKShow 2018 organizers. Had Mother Nature not been so unco-operative, PARK (Promoting Artists/Redefining Kulture) Show 2018 was to have taken place Saturday June 23 on the new George C. King Bridge in East Village. But […]

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    What a delight to see so many people in such great spirits. Stampede has a way of doing that. Your faithful social scribe has had the pleasure of attending and covering myriad events and have thoroughly enjoyed the camaraderie and philanthropy on display. Whether the Field Law Stampede Kick-Off 2018 or the cheeky Nut Ale […]

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