Louise Percy's blog
Alberta Gold and Ambrosia Quartet are busy rehearsing to spread cheer and goodwill during the Christmas season! You can catch us at the Springbank Christmas Market on Saturday, November 4 around 10:30 a.m. ( go here for info about the market https://springbankpark.com). We are also engaged for number of performances at retirements residences in Calgary and Okotoks, and will be presenting our Christmas Friends and Family concert on Monday, December 4 at 7 p.m. Please join us for some singing and some visiting - if you wish to bring a donation for the Calgary Interfaith Food Bank it will be gratefully accepted.
Alberta Gold is always happy to participate as cheerleaders and singers along the route for the CIBC Run for the Cure on October 1, 2017. It's emotional and uplifting to sing as runners and walkers of all ages and abilities pass by with a wave and high five. With more than 5,000 participants and volunteers, this year's run raised over $900,000 in support of the Canadian Cancer Society. For more information go to http://www.cancer.ca/en/?region=ab.
Yahoo! Alberta Gold has enjoyed a number of performances during this year's Calgary Stampede. We entertained residents and friends of the Garrison Green Active Living retirement community, and Stampede goers at the Window on the West stage in the Western Oasis at the BMO Centre in Stampede Park, as well as people coming and going at the Calgary Airport.
Alberta Gold had a great weekend at Regional Competition in Surrey, B. C. where we competed with 16 choruses and 18 quartets! We are happy with our results and would like to thank all the organizers for creating a memorable weekend. Cheers to Nina, Peggy, Betty, Melanie and Patricia who attended their first ever Sweet Adelines competition!
Thanks to everyone who attended our Friends and Family evening on April 10, 2017. We enjoyed singing for you, and appreciated the chance to present our competition package. This helps us prepare for the actual competition. It was also great to visit with so many friends, family and former members after the performance was over.
Thank you for joining us on December 12 for our Friends and Family Christmas show. Through your generosity, we were able to donate over $500 and many pounds of food to the Veteran's Food Bank. We hope you enjoyed the show and will join us for our spring Friends and Family concert on Monday, April 9, 2016.
Alberta Gold Chorus was proud to participate in the annual CIBC Run for the Cure, October 2, 2016. We enjoyed singing along the race route and hope to see you again next year with runners, walkers, volunteers, entertainers and supporters, helping to bring us closer to a future without breast cancer.
Go the the official website for more information on the event: http://cibcrunforthecure.supportcbcf.com/site/TR/RunfortheCureFY17/RFTC17?fr_id=2519&pg=entry.