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- 06/30/18--08:55: Brooks: Calgary Co-op silver anniversary charity golf tournament
- 07/05/18--08:20: Brooks: Perennial favourites that work well in our zone
- 07/07/18--06:00: Brooks: Wretched weather challenges PARKShow 2018
- 07/14/18--06:00: Brooks: Stampede style fun and philanthropy
- 07/21/18--05:17: Brooks: And that's a wrap — one last look at Stampede 2018 events
- 07/28/18--05:00: Brooks: Business leaders honoured at awards gala
- 07/28/18--05:00: Brooks: Lobster cook-off supports Inn From the Cold
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Stampede 2018 was one of the best 10-plus days we’ve seen for a number of years. Picture-perfect weather, increased attendance year over year and a plethora of celebrations ensured a great time. And as they say in the dance business, ‘My dogs are barkin’ as your faithful social scribe was busier than usual attending and […]
#NotInMyCity is a movement which was successfully launched by country music star and community advocate Paul Brandt under his Buckspring Foundation in July 2017. The focus of the movement is to raise awareness about child sexual exploitation and sex trafficking. Children from vulnerable populations around the world are being coerced, manipulated and exploited for sex. […]
Running a business is not for the faint of heart. And to do so successfully — especially in challenging economic times — is a skill worthy of the highest praise. The Leaders Awards, now in its 11th year, salutes business leaders who demonstrate outstanding leadership acumen and drive. And 20 of the best in class […]
One would not normally associate a lobster cooking competition with an emergency family shelter. But thinking outside the box proved the way to go as five top chefs cooked up more than 200 lobsters to support ending child and family homelessness at the Third Annual Marriott International’s Annual Lobster BBQ. Held at The Delta Calgary […]
Your faithful social scribe has had the distinct pleasure of attending and covering hundreds upon hundreds of events in my 25-plus years on the circuit. Some are great. Some, meh. But my absolute favourite event of all time is the annual Banff Centre Midsummer Ball weekend. Not only is the weekend a feast for the […]