May is full of exciting events, so don't miss out! Here are some highlights:
May 4th || Star Wars Day (May the Fourth be with you...)
May 5th, 12th & 19th || Free Compost Day || Calgary Compost Facility || This exciting opportunity is thanks to the City of Calgary who is "offering free compost for residents to use in their yards and gardens this spring. The compost is made from the food and yard waste collected in the Green Cart Program" (City of Calgary). Take advantage of this FREE event that will help your garden flourish! While you're at it, stop by a Starbucks and pick up some free coffee grounds to sprinkle into the mix - rumor has it coffee grounds are great for growing tomatoes. Get more information HERE.
Calgary Youth Science Fair || April 11th - 14th || Olympic Oval || Where would we be without scientists? We would have no electricity, iphones, vehicles, bridges... The Calgary Youth Science Fair (CYSF) "inspires youth to discover their potential in these STEM fields, attracting bright hardworking students to grow their great ideas into initiatives they can take into the larger world." Support your local prodigies and check out their incredible projects! For more information visit their website here.
Bowness Mainstreet Planning || April 13th || Irish Cultural Society || Have a say in how your community is being developed. Bowness and Montgomery residents, this meeting is for you! The City of Calgary says, "experts from departments across The City
There is lots happening in the community of Bowness right now! Here are some of the highlights:
On December 2nd the Bowness Community Association will be hosting their annual Christmas Dinner. Make sure you have your tickets (note: there is a limit of four tickets per Bowness resident). The BCA is in need of volunteers for this event, which is a fantastic way to serve the community and spread a little Christmas cheer. Click here to find the online volunteer application. Pictured on the right is Ken (far left) and Vivian (far right) volunteering at last year's event!
On November 25th Bowness is hosting Shop Local Saturday. This event is aimed at showcasing local shops on Main street Bowness and encouraging people to support small business owners.
All of us here at Team Ken Richter would like to offer you our sincere thanks and love. You are what has made working in this city so wonderful. Calgary has a lot of wonderful things to offer its residents and visitors. In light of this and the season of love, here are 4 reasons we love YYC:
1). The Location: Calgary is perfectly nestled between the prairies and the mountains. It makes it easy to take a day trip to the stunning town of Banff or to take a drive through the wheat feilds. Calgary is inspirational calendar worthy, making it the perfect city for those wanting a great backdrop for their home.
2). The Communities: Calgary is filled with the most enchanting little communities, from sprawling city edge estates
Here at Team Ken Richter we love working in the City of Calgary. One community that is especially close to our heart is Bowness. Few neighborhoods have as much resilience, passion, history and community spirit as Bowness. We are so excited about what is going on in the community of Bowness, so for today’s blog we are going to share some of these things with you.
The Re-Opening of Marty’s Corner Store: Back in 2013 the Calgary flooding drowned Marty’s Corner store, which had been a Bowness staple for almost 70 years. The corner store “[offered] residents a community gathering place where children spent their allowance on sweets, parents purchased bread, milk and other groceries, and seniors gathered for morning coffee” (The Calgary Herald). Newly
With today’s economy many people are shying away from brand new start-ups and business endeavours. However, that hasn’t stopped some from putting it all on the line to bring Calgary a new business. Luckily, their courage has paid off and now Calgary has a great new establishment to enjoy. In today’s post, we will be outlining some of the fantastic new businesses that have come to inner-city YYC. With the weather so nice, now is the perfect time to check out some new favourite spots.
The Beltliner: If you like breakfast and brunch, this is the perfect place for you. They have a wide variety of food and cafe options, from your classic eggs and bacon to new and exciting dishes. Located in the heart of downtown, they are quickly becoming a Calgary hot
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