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November 1 - 15

8th Annual Veterans Food Drive

Location: Crown Surplus
Address: 1005 11th Street SE
Time: 8:30am - 5:30pm
 
Support our Veterans in need through The Canadian Legacy Project's 8th Annual Veterans Food Drive. Drop off food donations at Crown Surplus, or financial donations can be made at www.canadianlegacy.org
 
Cost: (by donation)


For further information contact: Dave Howard at 403-630-4255 or dave@eventgroup.ca

Or visit www.canadianlegacy.org



Saturday, November 1

Meet You In Calgary – eWomen Network
 

Location:  Calgary Elks Club
Address:  2502 – 6th Street NE

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


eWomen Network Founder & CEO Sandra Yancey LIVE in Calgary.  Join Sandra as she shares her “5 Keys to Supersize Your Success.”  Faith Wood will help you “Unleash Your Mind” and Jaden Sterling will share how you can “triple your business in 2015”. Networking, business building, door prizes, SWAG and more!

 
Cost: $135.00 includes lunch, coffee, one drink ticket, SWAG Bags for the first 100 people,  Special door prizes for those who arrive early between 8:00 and 9:00 a.m!

For further information contact: Yvonne Basten, Executive Managing Director at  YvonneBasten@eWomenNetwork.com or 403-283-3278

Or visit https://events.ewomennetwork.com/event/details.php?eid=19938&ccode=AB101
 


Sunday, November 2 & 9

Biophelia Concert Film
 

Location: TELUS Spark
Address: 220 St. George’s Drive NE
Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm (with a short intermission between films)
 
Join the exclusive Calgary screening of 'Björk: Biophilia Live' - a concert movie that is a captivating exploration of the universe and its physical forces. Tickets include a special doubleheader with an advance screening of When Björk Met Attenborough. Advance tickets required.
 
Cost: $12.00 +GST

For further information contact 403.817.6800 or info@sparkscience.ca
 
Or visit http://bit.ly/1uSCZ3m

 


Monday, November 3, 10, 17 & 24

Investors Group Career Seminar


Location:  Investors Group Calgary North Office
Address: Suite 5113, 333 96th Avenue NE
Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm
 
Investors Group is one of Canada’s leading financial services companies, with a history that spans eight decades. Known for their personal approach, they can help you build a prosperous and successful practice helping clients to achieve their financial goals.  This is a full-time opportunity to establish a variable-income and self-employed business in association with Investors Group.
 
Cost: Free

For further information contact: Rhoda Zornosa at 403-2265531 or rhoda.zornosa@investorsgroup.com
 
Or visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/investors-group-financial-services-career-seminar-november-3-2014-tickets-12191971515

 


Tuesday, November 4

Calgary Business Women Networking Luncheon
 

Location: Carriage House Inn
Address: 9030 Macleod Trail SW
Time:  11:00am - 2:00pm
 
Join this dynamic group of women to network with like-minded women. 11 am registration/informal networking, 11:30-1:30 program/networking, 1:30-2 pm wrap up/networking. CBWN offers tools to assist women entrepreneurs, executives and business professionals to grow both professionally and personally in a safe, nurturing platform.  They believe in building relationships to help build your marketing/networking success.
 
Cost: $50.00 registration – pre-registration required at least two days prior.

For further information contact: Debbie Van Camp at cbwn1@shaw.ca

Or visit www.cbwncalgary.ca
 


Thursday, November 6

Behance -- Portfolio Reviews Calgary
 

Location: The Camera Store Learning Studio (not the main store)              
Address: Unit 210, 3060 9th Street SE
Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm
 
Present and get feedback on your work, hear from a remarkable guest speaker, and socialize with members of your local creative community. Portfolio Review Week provides invaluable exposure for creatives and the chance to network with peers. Creatives sit side by side, sharing their work and developing their craft.
 
Cost: Free

Registration: bit.ly/yycportfolio
 
For further information contact: Brett Gilmour at 403.540.5530 or brett@brettgilmour.com
 
Or visit www.facebook.com/behancereviewsyyc
 


Thursday, November 6

The Science of Effective Marketing Seminar


Location: William Joseph Communications
Address: 105, 101 6th Street SW
Time: 11:30am - 12:30pm
 
This seminar will provide a solution for the challenge of shrinking budgets providing maximum return on investment. It will be led by William Joseph CEO Ryan Townend and will provide a clear understanding of our agency’s proven process in determining and evolving effective brands and corresponding advertising and promotional campaigns.
 
Cost: $50

Please rsvp to info@williamjoseph.com

Visit www.williamjoseph.com for more information 
 


Thursday, November 6

Networking Lunch & Learn
 

Location: DASAN INTERIORS & RENOVATIONS
Address: #14, 1435 - 40 Avenue NE
Time: 11:30am - 1:30pm
 
Join Calgary Women in Construction at Dasan Interiors for a wonderful lunch and networking session.  Dasan Interiors is a decorating and design company that features space planning, staging, furniture, art, antiques, and accessories.  Anita Martens sources suppliers from around the globe. Dasan Interiors provides a wide range of styles to suit many different tastes and financial investment levels.
 
Cost: $15 members, $25 non-members
 
For further information contact: Elaine Coates at 587-581-5533 or admin@calgarywomeninconstruction.com

Or visit www.calgarywomeninconstruction.com

 

Friday, November 7

The Next Voice: Shaping the Business for the Future - CGY


Location: Calgary Chamber of Commerce
Address:  237 8 Ave SE
Time: 8:00am - 4:30pm
 
Nearly 80% of global businesses are family-owned and more than 34% of these businesses say their CEO will likely be a woman. Women are taking over! Transitioning a business between family members requires strong leadership from owner and successor. Join Alberta Women Entrepreneurs and Alberta Family Business Institute as we take you through a day of succession.
 
Cost: $199+GST
 
For further information contact: Nicole Medeiros at 780-422-7786 or Nicole.medeiros@awebusiness.com

Or visit http://www.awebusiness.com/ai1ec_event/female-successors-family-business-full-day-workshop-cgy/?instance_id=510
 


Friday, November 7

SLAM: Stress Less, Achieve More
 

Location: CREB Building
Address: 300 Manning Road NE
Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm
 
Too much to do’ in too little time and a constant sense of ‘information overload’? This dynamic workshop will focus on your habits, choices, actions, attention and energy as well as project-planning and the art of converting your ‘to-do list’ into actions. This is a practical workshop to help you increase productivity, reduce stress, and gain greater control and clarity in your work and life.
 
Cost: $425.00 (includes workbook, e-book and lunch)
 
For further information contact: Jessica Thorburn at 403-669-6437 or jessica@thinkproductive.ca
 
Or visit www.thinkproductive.ca | to register: http://www.eventbrite.ca/e/slam-stress-less-achieve-more-calgary-tickets-12994971309?aff=eorg



Thursday, November 13

ACT v17 Road Show
 

Location: Executive Royal Inn Hotel and Conference Centre Calgary
Address: 2828 23 St NE, Calgary, AB T2E 8T4
Time: 8:30 Registration, 9:15 am Event starts

Join Act! for this exciting opportunity to see the newest, most feature-rich release of ACT! in years, as they cover what’s new to the 2015 release (henceforth known as ACT! v17), and what’s in store for the future with the new owners of ACT!.
 
Cost: Free

URL:  http://keystroke.ca/default.asp?pID=141#.VDW5OPldWAg

For further information contact: Rebecca Helps, 1-800-857-0558 ext 309, rebecca@keystroke.ca