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Friday, December 19th - 24th

Wrap It Up! Holiday Gift Wrapping Fundraiser

Location: Bankers Hall
Address: 315 – 8 Ave. SW
Time: 9:45 AM – 8:00 PM
Get your Christmas gifts wrapped by a volunteer at Banker's Hall and support a good 

Saturday, December 27

Meet an Innovator: Susan Eaton, SEDNA Expedition

Location: TELUS Spark
Address: 220 St. George's Drive NE 
Time: 10am-4pm

The Meet an Innovator series brings TELUS Spark visitors together with incredible people in our community who are solving problems in creative waysHypothermia, gale force winds, and an array of marine life including polar bears and Greenland sharks are just a few of the challenges that Susan R. Eaton, founder of the 2014-2016 Sedna Epic Expedition, may encounter as she leads a ten-woman snorkel relay of the Northwest Passage. Team Sedna, named after the Inuit goddess of marine mammals, will embark on a 100-day, 3,000-kilometre snorkel relay to document ocean change and its impact on northern communities. Before they begin their epic journey, Susan and some of her team will visit TELUS Spark to share their stories. Dive in this December!

Cost: Included with Membership or Admission. Individual rates: Adult (18-64) $19.95 | Senior (65+) $17.95 | Youth (13-17) $15.95 | Child (3-12) $12.95 | Children under 3 are free | All Prices + GST


For further information contact: 403.817.6800 |


Wednesday, December 31st

New Years 2015 at Chicago Chophouse

Location: Chicago Chophouse
Address: 237 8 Ave SE
Time: 5:00 PM
Join Chicago Chophouse in bringing in the New Year! Live music  throughout the night from "The Two Bandits" starting at 5:00 PM. Regular Dinner Menu.
Two dinner seatings available. Dance and cocktail from 10:30pm.

To make reservations please contact, or call 403-265-3000.


Tuesday, January 6th 

Silver-Lining Adventures: The art of gaining perspective and tolerance in a crisis

Location:   Canyon Meadows Golf Club
Address: Canyon Meadows Golf Club, 14 St SW
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. (doors open 11:00 a.m.)

In this stirring keynote, Shawn Stratton shares real-life stories and lessons of how he has narrowly avoided disaster. These stories range from his training for, running in, and experiencing first-hand the chaos of the 2013 Boston Marathon to losing irreplaceable personal effects as a result of one careless action. These very different, yet inspiring, tales come together through shared themes of gaining perspective and suspending judgment..
Cost: $47.00

For further information contact: (Name, Phone, Email) 
Yvonne Basten; phone: 403-969-5059; email: 


Tuesday, January 6th 

7:15 am Breakfast Networking

Location: Calgary Chamber
Address:  600, 237 8th Avenue SE
Time: 7:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Building relationships with other business people in Calgary can help grow your client list through referrals and other connections. Think of 7:15 am breakfast networking as a way to extend your marketing team across the entire city. Please note that 7:15 am breakfast networking events are member-only events. If you are not a Calgary Chamber member please contact us at

Cost: If you register by 5:00 pm the Monday before the breakfast, the cost is $20. You can also register at the door for $25.
Doors for breakfast networking open at 7:00 am.

Tuesday, January 13th

"What Women Want” Lunch and Learn Series

Location:  Vin Room West
Address:  8561-8A Ave SW
Time: 11:30 am-1:00 pm
Join Naturopathic Doctor Frances Wang and Physiotherapist Jason Douglas as they speak on the topic of fighting winter blues and increasing energy.  They will also discuss food sensitivities – how to tell if you have it?

For further information contact: To purchase tickets , contact Vin Room West; or 587.353.8812. 

Cost: $35.00 includes lunch, wine pairing, all taxes and gratuities.  Due to the popularity of these events, tickets are non-refundable



Tuesday, January 13th

What to expect in 2015: An economic outlook for small and medium businesses

Location: Delta Bow Valley
Address: 209 4 Avenue SE
Time: 11:30am – 1:30am
While many economic outlook discussions focus on the big picture, this event is designed to help small and medium business owners make good decisions in planning for 2015. Two incredibly respected economists, Todd Hirsch from ATB Financial and Pierre Cléroux from the Business Development Bank of Canada will lead a discussion that will be tangible and actionable for small business owners in a casual and informal setting.
Member price: $25
Non-Member: $45.00

Tuesday, January 15th

"Daniel Pink: DRiVE" - 1-day Workshop

Location: Calgary Airport - Sandman Hotel
Address: Hopewell Way NE
Time: 8am registration (8:30am start) to 4pm
For Leaders: learn how implement the 3 critical concepts of Autonomy, Mastery and Purpose including:
*  Overcoming key elements stifling your organization's performance
*  The scientific research supporting motivational concepts
*  Keeping your best employees engaged and motivated
*  Conduct performance reviews in a more productive way
*  Keep people operating in FLOW...
Investment: $895 per person (+GST)

Website: to register.
For further information contact: Yvonne Silver at: 403.999.4749 or