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    Karl Lottes, MA, RSW

    102,  5636 Burbank Crescent SE, Calgary Alberta T2H 1Z6
    Westech Building

    Telephone: 403-532-0609
    Cell: 403-801-3459
    Fax: 403- 532-3952

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Amaryllis sales in downtown Calgary this October

Once again, Brookfield Office Properties and Beta Sigma Phi are coming together to support HSC.  Brookfield has generously donated space in two downtown Calgary office towers and the sorority sisters are volunteering their time and enthusiasm to sell amaryllis kits.

Free quilt draw.  For these sale days only, every amaryllis kit bought will entitle the purchaser to an entry into a draw for one of two quilts.  A draw will take place at the end of the second day at each building.  The quilts have been kindly donated by Deborah Domin at Loopy D’s Quilting & Longarm Studio and Beta Sigma Phi members who participate in the studio’s Linda’s Ladies Quilting Guild.

Credit and debit card payments will now be accepted.

October 16 & 17, 2012 – Suncor Energy Centre

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the bottom of the escalators
Quilt draw:  2 p.m. on October 17
150 – 6 Avenue S.W. (formerly called PetroCanada Tower)

October 23 & 24, 2012 – Fifth Avenue Place

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the bottom of the escalators
Quilt draw:  2 p.m. on October 24
420 – 2nd Street S.W. (formerly called Esso Plaza)

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Day Program upcoming meetings

Day Program for People affected by HD and their family members/caregivers

  • Thursday September 27th
  • Thursday October 25th
  • Thursday November 22nd
  • Thursday January 3rd 2013

All run 130 pm to 330 pm.  Contact Karl Lottes at the Resource Centre to see if this program is suitable for you.

2012/04/25 – Chapter Volunteer Meeting – Open Invite

A reminder that the next volunteer meeting is this week:

  • Wednesday, April 25
  • 6 – 7:30 p.m.
  • Calgary Co-op Midtown Market
    1130 11th Ave SW.

There is a free parking lot located at the Co-op.  Once you walk into the building you want to go to the left side of the store, near the front there is a set of stairs.  Go up the stairs, you will see the meeting space on the right hand side.  There is no outside food allowed so if you are hungry please feel free to buy something from Co-op and bring it to the meeting.

Some topics on the agenda:

Past Events

  • A Night to Flourish – event recap

Review of Annual Fundraising Budget approved at March meeting

Upcoming Events

  • Hope Run
  • Scotiabank Marathon
  • Golf Tournament
  • Yoga in the Park
  • May Awareness Month

2012/06/11 – Huntington Golf Tournament

Join us for another amazing golf event on June 11th at the Earl Grey Golf Club.  Sponsorship opportunities also available.

June 11th at the Earl Grey Golf Club
11:00am – Practice area open
11:30am-12:45pm – Lunch
1:00pm- Shotgun start
5:00pm -Reception – Cocktails and stand up buffet

Spots to fill:
1 single that can join a threesome $300

If you are interested or have friends that are interested please call
Jacob at 403.214.2806

Further information:

Jacob Hendriks
403.214.2806

2012/05/27 – Team HD in the Scotiabank Charity Marathon

Team HD in the Scotiabank Charity Marathon

May 27, early morning to early afternoon, see http://www.calgarymarathon.com/ for specific locations

Team HD is in the Scotiabank Charity Marathon again for our second time.  Last year we were able to raise $12,800 and this year we hope to raise $20,000 while also increasing the size of our team to raise awareness.  If you want to be part of our team but don’t like running, no problem.  There are various distances in this event – 5km walk or run, 10km run, half marathon and full marathon.

If you don’t want to participate but can help us reach our goal please go to https://secure.e2rm.com/registrant/LocationHome.aspx?EventID=84754&LangPref=en-CA&locationID=84777&Referrer=direct%2fnone to make a secure online pledge.  If you prefer cash or cheque, please still use that website and contact Melissa Lingard for dropping off the donation.

Contact Person – Melissa Lingard – lingard.mel@gmail.com or 403-903-5259

We are definitely looking for sponsors so we can reach our $20,000 goal.  We are also looking for more people to join our team.  When you join our team you will be getting a technical t-shirt with our Team HD logo on it.

2012/06/16 – 2012 HOPE Walk/Run for Huntington disease.

Join us for the fourth annual HOPE Walk/Run fundraiser on June 16th.

Participate:

Volunteer:

Now

Assist with planning.

June 14    4-8 pm

Hand out race packages.

June 15    12-8 pm

Hand out race packages.

June 16    Morning

Assist with the smooth running of the event.

Sponsor/donate:

  • Event sponsor
  • T-shirt sponsor
  • Door prizes
  • Items for participant race bags

Contact

Arlene 403-249-4258

darowan@shaw.ca

2011/10/15 – Calgary’s Largest Oktoberfest Party – last chance for tickets

Join 450 of your best friends at the Red and White Club for Oktoberfest, a party benefiting both the Huntington Society of Canada and the Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada.

Where else can you have this much fun for only $25?

Saturday October 15, 2011
6:30 p.m. – Doors Open
8:30 p.m. – The Ad Hoc Band goes on.  Yes this is the same fabulous band we have had at many events!  Everyone LOVES them and their energy.
9:00 p.m. – German fare served.

Red & White Club (north end of McMahon Stadium) – 1833 Crowchild Trail NW – near the Banff Trail C-Train station. 

  • Bring a group or feel welcome to come as a single and make new friends.
  • Prize for the best costume, so dress German or come as you are.
  • German beer is being imported specifically for this event.  Cash Bar.
  • 50/50 draw
  • Live auction

For tickets ($25), contact:  Dee Cunningham 403.474.2762
 

Please also help us spread the word so that we can make this another sellout event:  Oktoberfest 2011 poster.