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Hike for Hospice in Calgary 2017

Simply Elegant was proud to partner with Hospice Calgary for their annual Hike for Hospice. This was our 10th year! On May 7, 2017, some 700 people plus 50 or so volunteers met at Calgary’s Fish Creek park for the hike.  Simply Elegant was there to support in the walk...

Simply Elegant Supports the Arts

“I believe that the Arts allows us to explore our dreams and aspirations through sounds, touch and sight.” states Rob Vidra, CEO and founder of Simply Elegant, when explaining why he believes it is important for corporations and communities to support the Arts. Simply...

2017 – A Year for Great Celebrations!

What’s Red and White all over and topped with a big “Yahoo!”? Clearly it’s Canada’s 150th birthday celebration Calgary style. Simply Elegant is brimming with excitement about events that will take place in 2017. Combining the annual Calgary Stampede celebration with...

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...

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...

50+ Calgary Wedding Venues [2017 Update]

Calgary Wedding Venues 50+ wedding venues updated in May 2017 We’ve sourced some of the best wedding venues in Calgary and categorized them by wedding style, location and feel. Each wedding venue on the list has a verified link to a location on Google Maps and a link...

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...

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.

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