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Harvest to Table – A dinner party to support Hospice Calgary

Simply Elegant is a supporter of Hospice Calgary. To bring awareness to this cause and raise funds to support the organization, we wanted to do something special that would include our clients and colleagues. Our management team decided to host an event at our shop to...

Help the People of Fort McMurray

Hey Calgary businesses, Fort McMurray needs our help. Tens of thousands of people have been displaced from their homes and are at risk of losing everything. See the story here. Simply Elegant has made a $500.00 donation to the Canadian Red Cross and we invite, no...

Simply Elegant at Hike for Hospice

  Simply Elegant is proud to once again partner with Hospice Calgary  for the annual Hike for Hospice. This year's Hike was a huge success generating over $130,000 in donations! It was a beautiful sunny day in Calgary's Fish Creek park. Over 600 happy hikers were...

Hike for Hospice Calgary, Sunday, May 3, 2015

Simply Elegant is proud to be one of the fantastic sponsors for the Hike for Hospice. The following information has been provided by Hospice Calgary. We ask all interested people to follow the links in this blog for more information. Best wishes and Good luck from the...

News: Small business owners concerned…

Earlier this month Robert Vidra was featured in Calgary Herald. For those of you who didn't have a chance to catch it, here's a shortened version of the article. We hope you like it and share it with your friends. Let us know in the comments what you think of the...

News: Calgary Event Planners Swamped

Hey everyone! Just wanted to share an article that recently appeared in 660 News, written by Jonathan Muma. It features both the company and one of our own Sharon Barwick commenting on the catering trends this holiday season. Thank you all for your support! For a lot...

Simply Elegant’s Crew at Calgary’s Model Milk Restaurant

Stampede is a fun but an incredibly difficult time for everyone who works in creating all the atmosphere in Calgary. Hats of to all the companies who make it happen. Simply Elegant's crew was no different, everyone went above and beyond to make it seems effortless....

Calgary Wedding Venues: Restaurants

Most of our most loyal readers will notice a series of articles on Calgary wedding venues, that we've tirelessly been putting together for the last few weeks. Our goal is to make sure that you've got complete information to help you make a wedding venue decision. We...

Calgary wedding venues: comprehensive summary

Over the last few weeks we've investigated some of the best wedding venues in Calgary. We've categorized them into convenient groups by wedding style / location and feel. In this post, for those who missed earlier ones, we'll once again go through these key categories...

Calgary Wedding Venues: Hotels

Let's continue looking at some of the best Calgary wedding venues. This time I've prepared a pretty comprehensive list of 16 hotels for your Calgary wedding venue options. Below are some reasons why you might consider having your wedding at a hotel. By the way, make...

Calgary Wedding Venues: Community Centres

Some of you might want to have your wedding in a golf course setting. Others would prefer a to check a list of romantic wedding venues. Yet there is always a place and time for a wedding at a community centre. It's a great thing that Calgary has a few of those and...

2013 Stampede tips, takeaways from a 660 News interview

Photo by Rick Holliday Sharon Barwick, CSEP interviewed with Kevin Usselman, 660 News for the week of June 10-14th on what’s new for Stampede 2013. As Stampede focuses on the beginning of the new century, Simply Elegant is seeing some new, exciting trends for Calgary...

Calgary Wedding Venues: Top 5 Golf Courses

A couple of weeks ago I shared a number of Calgary wedding venues with romantic settings. This time I have prepared a treat for those who might be thinking about choosing a golf course venue. Fortunately there are a plenty of great golf courses in the area to choose...

Calgary Wedding Venues: The Romantic Setting

Your wedding venue is one of the most important elements of your wedding because it sets the tone and backdrops your wedding theme and message. Your wedding venue should represent what you are as a couple.  This time I'd like to present a list of the most romantic...

Hike for Hospice Making a Difference in the Community

By Judy Wark of the Hospice Calgary What happens when a company like Simply Elegant gets involved with an organization like Hospice Calgary? Every December, Robert Vidra and his team come down to Hospice Calgary and serve a full course Christmas dinner to the...

Christmas at Hospice Calgary

We’re so proud to announce that Hospice Calgary is Simply Elegant’s charity of choice for the 2011 season. It was a delight to sponsor the Turkey Luncheon for the 5th year running.

9 Considerations for Picking the Perfect Venue in Calgary

Great weddings and company events come out of great planning and it's hard to believe that finding a location can take so much work and consideration. But it often... always. Simply Elegant is often asked - "where do we start in choosing a venue in Calgary"? Make sure...

Brenda Strafford Society

Simply Elegant feels so fortunate that we were able to be apart of the Brenda Strafford Society for the Prevention of Domestic Violence Grand Opening. Kudos to all the staff and volunteers at the Centre who worked so hard to ensure the success of this event, you guys...

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