September 2013

Found 3 blog entries for September 2013.

The Real Estate market is constantly changing, making it difficult to always assess the current value, and this is especially true due to the recent flooding.

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Call 403-630-6363 today for a current confidential market evaluation by a proven professional whose strong commitment to his real estate career and team have established him as a Top Selling Realtor in Calgary!

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City council’s longest-serving alderman, Dale Hodges, announced Friday that he will not seek re-election in the next civic election.

Alderman Hodges lived in northwest Calgary for over 38 years. He was first elected in 1983 and is serving his 10th term as alderman for Ward 1.

During his three decades at city hall Alderman Hodges served alongside five mayors and 50  aldermen. He fought to improve transit and parks facilities for residents of his community and famously led the charge to have a Hell’s Angels clubhouse in Bowness demolished.

After 30 years in office Alderman Hodges’ understanding and insight of the issues facing our community will be greatly missed, but we thank him for his services and wish him well as he ventures into retirement.

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On Saturday, July 20, 2013, Mayor Naheed Nenshi, John Hextall’s grandson Len Watt, MLA Alana DeLong and Alderman Dale Hodges joined directors of the Bowness Historical Society to celebrate the official naming of John Hextall Park and the unveiling of the park’s new sign. Many Bowness residents and supporters attended the event.

The Bowness Historical Society has worked diligently with the City of Calgary to accord official recognition of the previously un-named parkland at the corner of Bowness Road and Bow Crescent as “John Hextall Park,” named after the founder of Bowness, who died almost 100 years ago.

John Hextall was a local landowner and developer who founded the community of Bowness. Bowness Park is located on land donated to the City of

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