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  • Landale Signs

    www.landalesigns.com/ 780-437-3730 8525 Argyll Road Edmonton, AB T6C 4B2

    Landale Signs™ has customized thousands of outdoor, indoor and vehicle signage solutions in nearly every city across Canada for over 34 years. Demand that your brand get noticed.

    Landale Signs™ makes purchasing outdoor, indoor and vehicle signage solutions simple and straightforward. No hidden costs. No unanticipated obstacles. We are pleased to share with you the uncomplicated approach to a rather complex process of purchasing the most important advertising medium for your business.

    Very few sign manufacturers have a clearly defined sign purchasing process. Without knowing the definitive process of buying a sign you will be very confused and can be at massive risk as your project may take longer and may cost more than anticipated. You need to understand what services the manufacturer is willing and not willing or capable of doing for your business.

    Twitter-@LandaleSigns

    Facebook- www.facebook.com/LandaleSigns/

    http://www.landalesigns.com/

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  • Chrysalis: An Alberta Society for Citizens with Disabilities

    https://chrysalis.ca/ 780-454-9656 13325 St. Albert Trail, Edmonton

    The History of Chrysalis

    In 1968, Chrysalis began as a Centennial project under the direction of the University of Alberta and was created by parents and community members who realized that adults with disabilities deserved equal opportunities to contribute to their communities. Chrysalis was one of the first of its kind in the world, an agency especially planned for training adults with developmental disabilities to produce manufactured goods using automated machinery. Through Chrysalis, individuals were offered, for the first time ever, alternatives to staying in school or remaining inactive all day long in their residential settings.

    Today, Chrysalis offers personalized services to help thousands of people with disabilities receive training, develop life and vocational skills, find employment, discover volunteer opportunities, and realize a better quality of life.

    Our Mission Statement

    Chrysalis provides personalized services to assist individuals with disabilities achieve their employment, volunteer and recreation goals.

    Our Vision

    People with disabilities are accepted by and included in society for their abilities to contribute, and have the same rights and privileges as all citizens.

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    Twitter-@ChrysalisAB

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  • Second Chance CPR & Spectrum Safety Services

    firstaidsafetytraining.ca/ 780-429-6757 Suite 103, 11710 Kingsway Avenue Edmonton, AB T5G 0X5

    Second Chance CPR and First Aid, along with our sister company Spectrum Safety Services (founded 2002), has been operating in the greater Edmonton region since 1992.

    Regularly Scheduled Courses

    Our company is proud to offer a full range of training programs on a regular basis at our training centre in north Edmonton Alberta and sometimes in Nisku, Alberta. Our rates are very competitive and we pride ourselves on providing you with a high quality training experience.

    First Aid & Safety Training – On-Site & Customized Courses

    We are a progressive company striving to provide our clients with the latest industry approved information on safety and first aid in a most cost and time effective manner. We can also customize our courses to make them appropriate for your work environment. Our training approach provides opportunities to work through realistic occupational scenarios, which will result in better skill retention for you and your staff.

    Who Are Our Customers?

    You are! Whether you require training for work, have a personal interest in a specific area or are looking to set up a course for a group of employees, we have a course that will meet your needs!

    Our annual customer base includes companies and individuals who work in the oil and gas industry, construction, health sciences (rehabilitation services, dental, and medical staff), social service agencies, schools, daycare and day home agencies, continuing care centres as well as post-secondary students at the University of Alberta, Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) and Grant MacEwan College (GMCC).

    Twitter: @SCCPRFirstAid

    Facebook: Second Chance CPR & First Aid/Spectrum Safety Services

    Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/spectrumsafetyservices/

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  • OverHaul Fitness

    overhaulfitness.ca/

    Who is OverHaul Fitness?

    OverHaul Fitness is a Mobile and Online Personal Training company that specializes in weight loss.

    What does mobile mean? It means we come to you: we meet you at the closest Public Facility In Edmonton or Sherwood Park (eg. Terwillegar, Kinsmen, Millennium Place, etc.) or we can even meet you are your house or do the odd outside workout when the weather is nice; we have a TRX and a few other pieces of equipment.

    What is Online Personal Training?  We upload the workouts we’ve created for you, as well as your nutrition program (like a meal plan), to a smartphone app (where you can follow along as you workout and input your reps and weights) and website (where you can print out your workout, meal plan, etc.).  We then coach you through your program “from a distance,” and connect via in-app messaging, emails, skype, or phone calls; we even do face-to-face meetings for local clients (Edmonton and surrounding area).

    Our Philosophy:

    We are big believers in practicality, we believe in coaching our clients to make small practical changes that have large, long lasting and impactful results.  We also value educating our clients so that we can empower them and provide them with the necessary information to become independent.

    We also work closely with Andrea Hardy, RD, from Ignite Nutrition, which allows us to provide the greatest level of expertise for weight loss.  Further, it allows us to broaden the clientele that we can work with while remaining in the scope of our practice; with Andrea’s help we are able to effectively help Diabetics, Crohns, Gluten & Lactose intolerances, etc.  Something to note: all services done with our Dietitian can be claimed with your health benefits.

    “We help you trim your waistline, In-person or Online.”

    What is Online Training?

    Online Personal Training is a great tool for people looking for guidance, accountability, and motivation, but want the aspects of convenience, flexibility, and affordability. Wow, that’s a lot of adjectives. In a nutshell, Online Personal Training gives you all the resources that you need, but we just aren’t physically there in-person training you.

    What is Mobile Training?

    Mobile personal training means that we come to you, we primarily meet our clients at public facilities (eg. Terwillegar, Kinsmen, Millennium Place, etc.) but we also meet at: select private gyms, our clients’ homes, or even outside (see picture above). Scroll to the bottom of the page to see a map of our city of Edmonton training locations.

    Twitter: @OverHaulFitness

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OverHaulFitness/

    Instagram: http://instagram.com/overhaulfitness

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  • Press’d Sandwiches

    pressdsandwiches.ca/ Corporate Headquarters #101, 10154 103 Street Edmonton, AB T5J 0X7

    Who We Are

    Press’d Sandwiches is not your typical sandwich shop. We do things a bit differently here, we offer extraordinary pressed sandwiches; made fresh to order on bread baked fresh daily in-house; topped with quality meats, cheeses and vegetables. We also offer entrée salads, wraps and soups. We even have the capability to cater and provide school lunch services.

    What We Do

    Press’d can deliver sandwiches to your workplace or school through our catering service. Liven up your next lunch meeting! You can call us up, or place your order online and have access to a delectable menu of our signature hand-made sandwiches, mouth-watering wraps, crisp entrée salads, hot soups, fresh veggie and fruit platters and an assortment of drinks and desserts.

    Why Press’d Sandwiches Is Different

    Press’d Sandwiches actually cares what our customers are eating and putting in their bodies. Fresh ingredients abound in our kitchens, which means that Press’d is a healthier alternative to fast food such as burgers and pizza. You don’t have to worry about the food you’re consuming and we are proud to say that you could eat our food everyday.

    We offer fresh ingredients at a reasonable price. Our bread is baked from scratch daily. Press’d vegetables are sourced whole, then cut and prepared in-house. Our high quality meats and cheeses are sourced primarily from Canadian companies.

    We make our guacamole and croutons in-house and we always look for local products to use in our restaurants. Some examples of this commitment are our Southwest Vinaigrette and Pomegranate Vinaigrette that is custom made by Blue Kettle Specialty foods in St. Albert, AB. Also, the Verry Berry Honey we use is supplied by a company based out of Tofield, Alberta.

    Why You’ll Love Our Catering Service

    Press’d Sandwiches uses a centrally administered catering system. You can call, e-mail us or make an order online but there is only one point of contact. With less people to go through to fill an order, there are fewer errors. Our easy online ordering system is convenient and walks you through the process one step at a time.


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    Press’d Sandwiches Lives Their Core Values

    Integrity and Respect: We want to be known as a company that keeps our promises to our customers in terms of quality and service. If there is ever an issue when you order from us, we want to know about it, so we can correct it right away.

    Authenticity: We want our customers to recognize what they are eating as real, nourishing food. We think you deserve food that is fresh, delicious and sustainably sourced. That’s why we maintain a commitment to natural, local ingredients.

    Cleanliness: If you come into one of our locations in-person you will notice that our kitchens are immaculate. Food needs to be prepared with care in an hygienic and organized space. We provide that in all Press’d shops. You can be guaranteed of the cleanliness and safety of the food you order from us.

    Community Forged by Creativity and Fun: We encourage creativity in our company by giving our talented chefs the freedom to come up with new recipes that are unique to Press’d and you just don’t see at other competitors. We believe that we need to form a close-knit team in our restaurants. Staff work together to keep the environment fun by forming a rapport between team members, with customers and becoming involved in the communities where we work.

    Twitter: @pressdsandwich

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PressdSandwiches

    Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/pressdsandwich

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  • Operation Friendship Seniors Society (OFSS)

    ofss.org (780) 429-2626 9526 – 106 Avenue Edmonton, AB Canada T5H 0N2

    Volunteers are needed to work in friendship with Edmonton’s inner city seniors. Volunteer opportunities include:

    • Friendly visiting
    • Serve meals in the Drop-In Centre
    • Sponsor a meal
    • Gardening and yard work
    • Recreation support
    • Light labor and maintenance
    • Sewing and knitting
    • Arts and crafts

    For more information on how you can help, contact Jimmy our Community Relations Supervisor at (780) 408-2958 or via email at jimmym@ofss.org


    Donations go a long way in the inner city.  Here’s what your donation can do:

    • Buy bus tickets
    • Fill the gas tank of the Helping Hands Van
    • Sponsor breakfast for 75 seniors
    • Sponsor lunch for 90 seniors
    • Sponsor supper for 125 seniors

    Our Drop-In Centre and various sites are always looking for certain items to help keep our seniors warm and dry.  Please consider donating:

    • Toques
    • Mitts
    • Gloves
    • Scarves
    • Winter coats (mens)
    • Jeans & hoodies (mens)
    • Thermal underwear
    • Underwear
    • Socks
    • Backpacks (knapsacks)
    • Blankets
    • Winter boots
    • Towels
    • Toiletries (razors, shaving cream, toothpaste, shampoo, conditioner and soap)
    • Coffee

    Due to a shortage of meat donations… we need – meat, ground beef, beef, pork, chicken & luncheon meat.

    For more information on the Drop-In Centre, or to find out how you can help, call Carmine at (780) 429-2626.

    Twitter: @OFSS1969

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  • European Spa

    european-spa.ca/ 780-481-5200 17242 – 95 Avenue Edmonton, AB T5T 6P1

    Discover Edmonton’s Best Kept Secret!

     

    From the moment you step in, you’ll know that you’ve stepped into something different. Pillars extend from floor to ceiling, and the vibrant, airy feel of the Mediterranean will transport you to a place of serenity. The warm and inviting atmosphere will captivate your senses and encourage you to sit back and enjoy the experience.

    At European Spa, you have the choice to share your experience with someone you care about, or you can relax by yourself in one of our peaceful themed rooms.

    European Spa is the perfect place to receive massage therapy and couples massages by registered massage therapists. Treat your feet to a fabulous pedicure, or your hands to a manicure. Facials and microdermabrasion are perfect to help with any skin concerns. Our highly trained laser techs will free you from waxing and shaving with Laser hair removal.
    Let us assist you on your journey towards balance and rejuvenation.

    Looking to get a sun kissed look before a holiday or event? We have many options for you to choose from. Feel the luxury of High Performance tanning systems that will give you a safer, more effective tan. Stand up tanning and lay down tanning options for our high performance and our traditional tanning.

    California Tan Sunless Spray Booth will give you immediate color without the UV rays. Perfect for graduation, dance performances or anyone looking for a healthy golden glow.

    We are conveniently located near West Edmonton Mall in Terra Losa Point with plenty of free parking.

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/European-Spa-128772667171690/

    Twitter: @EuropeanSpaEdm

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/eurospaedm/

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  • MOJO Photo Booth

    mojophoto.ca/ 780-952-3965

    We here at Mojo Photo Booth love parties too much to see this happen, so we did our research and we created a photo booth experience unlike any other.

    We’ve made it our mission to entertain, to capture special moments, and to provide value. You get the best possible service when working with us; we give you our 100% satisfaction guarantee. We have locations in Edmonton and Calgary, but we love to travel too; contact us if you have an out-of-town event.

    WHY US?

    With a Mojo Photo Booth rental you choose your experience, and we will make your memories live on.

    Your Event, Your Way

    Customize your Mojo Photo Booth rental:

    • Choose your favorite add-ons (green screen, video, animated GIF, red carpet package) and don’t pay for things you don’t want
    • Get the style of booth you prefer – enclosed, open, or a bit of both
    • Opt for prints that are 4×6, 5×7, or get two 2×6 photo strips
    • Personalize your prints with your own text, graphics, colours, or logos
    • Props and backdrops to match your theme

    Worry-Free Service

    • Professional on-site attendant
    • 100% satisfaction guarantee
    • BBB accredited
    • We’re fully insured
    GET YOUR PHOTO BOOTH QUOTE TODAY http://www.mojophoto.ca/contact-edmonton/
    Twitter: @mojophotoca
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  • Sentinel Storage

    sentinel.ca

    A private corporation based in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Sentinel Self-Storage is proud to be the largest 100% Canadian-owned mini storage facility in the country.

    The first Sentinel Self-Storage location opened in Edmonton in 1975. The idea was conceived after the owners saw similar structures in the United States and realized there was a need for public storage facilities in Canada.

    The evolution of self-storage in Alberta is quite interesting. City planners insisted that the first Edmonton facility was to be erected in an industrial area on the outskirts of the city because of its “high risk” potential.

    After many years and focused lobbying efforts, planners came to realize that these first generation mini storage facilities (long rows of garages) posed no threat to the community and, in fact, fulfilled a valuable need. They were then allowed in close proximity to residential areas.

    Over 40 Years Of Satisfied Self-Storage Customers In Canada

    Security, convenience, and access – these are the words that define Sentinel Self-Storage and that drive our growth and success. Thanks to our commitment and dedication to customer satisfaction, Sentinel has become a leader in self-storage. Our customers-first attitude has allowed us to expand to 23 locations across Canada, including Edmonton, Calgary, Montreal, Vancouver and Fort McMurray.

    With new advances in technology, our company continues to grow and adapt to provide you with the best service – and consequently, the best experience – possible. Stop by one of our many locations to see first hand what Sentinel Storage can offer.

    Sentinel is always looking for new acquisitions. Are you a fellow self-storage owner interested in selling your facility or property? Contact Karen Bodoano, Sentinel Operations Manager at kbodoano@sentinel.ca

    Twitter: @sentinelstorage

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sentinelstoragecanada/

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Sentinel-Self-Storage/154676917923236

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  • Rock-N-Wash™

    http://www.rock-n-wash.com/ 780-951-7625 (ROCK) 4803-55 Avenue, Edmonton, T6B 3S3

    Can a trip to the car wash be a stroll down memory lane, a peek into the future, and a lot of fun all at the same time? At Rock-N-Wash™ it can. That’s because we’ve built one of North America’s most innovative car & truck wash facilities, complete with 12 hand-wash bays, a 3-minute automatic wash tunnel, two huge truck and RV bays that can accommodate any street legal vehicle you can manage to drive to our lot, and a sani-dump station with fresh water. Best of all, you will find clean facilities, convenient radio frequency payment, modern cleaning technology, and eco-friendly washing systems… not to mention lots of convenient extras and a fun 50’s & 60’s theme!

    What Makes Rock-N-Wash™ So Different?

    We aren’t just another car wash company – we have brought an entirely new way of thinking and doing business to the industry. Here are just some of the things you’ll find at Rock-N-Wash™ that are not common at any other car wash in Canada:

    -Our patent-pending three-door design that means you never have to back out of a self-wash bay again

    -A fast and convenient 3-minute touchless tunnel with monthly unlimited wash packages that cleans your car from top to bottom and gets you back on the road faster. With our radio frequency payment method, you’re sure to enjoy the convenience

    -Dry carpet shampoo, fresh scent dispenser, and air tire fills in every one of our 12 self-washing bays

    -Touchscreen point-of-sale technology that accepts barcodes, coins, gift cards, and credit cards – never change your money for tokens again, only pay for what you need and use, and get an instant electronic receipt right away

    -Fog-free wash bays so you can actually see when washing your vehicle

    -Green technology, including LED lighting and an earth friendly no-phosphate chemical

    -A retail shop stocked with everything from cleaning products to snacks, and a customer loyalty program that allows you to save 10% and earn free car washes and other fun “extras”

    As you can see, we’ve built a car & truck wash facility that’s truly out of the ordinary. We’ve done everything we possibly can to make the process as easy and convenient as possible for you, and taken steps to reduce our impact on the environment at the same time.

    We have created a fun 50’s and 60’s theme environment to enhance your experience with us. So, why not stop by Rock-N-Wash™ today and see for yourself how the past and the future have come together to create something that’s truly fab?

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  • Edmonton Public Schools Foundation

    foundation.epsb.ca/ 780-970-5238 10610 129 Avenue, Edmonton

    At the Foundation, we follow one main philosophy — to help children get ready for life through public education. But what does that really mean?

    Before they even start Kindergarten, children begin learning. Research tells us that 75 per cent of brain growth occurs before age six. When children live in vulnerable circumstances without opportunities for healthy growth, their future success becomes threatened. So what can be done?

    That’s where we come in.

    At Edmonton Public Schools, the unwavering belief that all children should leave the public education system with the competencies needed to prepare them for a lifetime of success guides our work.

    The Foundation was launched February 10, 2010, for two main purposes: to spread the word about the great things happening in the public education system and to support Edmonton Public Schools across Edmonton. We do this by offering opportunities for improved learning through financial, in-kind and human resource contributions.

    So what we really do here is raise friends and funds to support early learning intervention and student success. Research shows children develop the foundation for strong communication skills, literacy, social competence, numeracy, adaptability and physical health as early as age three.

    We know investing in children today means investing in their future, our communities and our society.

    As a two-person operation, we currently support two main programs: Early Learning and Full-Day Kindergarten. We provide support to schools with students considered Edmonton’s most socially vulnerable citizens. Foundation staff: Director Tracy Poulin and Fund Development Associate Alva Shewchuk.

    We’re ready for you! We want to help you get involved in whatever way works best for you. Giving comes in all forms: financial contributions, in-kind donations and time. Whatever you choose to give, we are more than happy to receive.

    With your support, socially vulnerable children will have access to a full-day of learning in a Kindergarten classroom. Here’s how you can help!

    -Make a financial contribution

    100 per cent of all contributions go directly into a full-day Kindergarten program.

    Donations of $25 or more are eligible for an official donation receipt.

    Contact us to make a contribution via cheque or cash.

    -Make an in-kind donation

    Our schools are in need of resources and items that can enrich the learning environment. Contact us if you have books, mittens and toques, educational supplies, furniture, etc. to donate.

    -Give us with your time

    We are always looking for new Foundation friends. Contact us if you’d like to:

    Volunteer

    Share ideas

    Attend an event

    @EPSFoundation

    http://foundation.epsb.ca/

     

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