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New Year's Resolutions
The new year is here, which means it's time to set some new goals for ourselves such as getting to the gym more, saving money, or eating healthier. But within a month or so, many of us find that even the best of intentions go to the wayside. We have some simple resolutions that you can incorporate into your daily life which can improve your home and lifestyle (and doesn't involve giving up chocolate).
Employee Spotlight: Verna Cristina, Sales Associate
Please welcome our wonderful, hardworking, and accomplished Sales Associate for Holland Park: Verna! Joining us this year, she has played an integral role in the success our Holland Park project has seen in 2021. She is a fabulous addition to our team, and has also proven to be an escape artist? Keep reading to hear that story!
Simplify The Holidays
The magical holiday season is here and with it typically comes a long to-do list. Between shopping, cooking, decorating, and hosting family events, this time of year can be very stressful. We're here to offer some simple tips on how to turn the not-so-jolly stress of the holidays into a time of year you look forward to and enjoy.
Winter Home Checklist
It's time to either bundle up outside or head inside and stay cozy for the winter, which means it's time to complete your seasonal home maintenance check. Below you will find some tips and checklists to help keep your home looking great and operating properly for winter!
Employee Spotlight: Ryan Erickson, General Manager of Calgary Housing
A warm welcome to the man that effortlessly juggles our Calgary operations (also known as our late-change-guy), Ryan Erickson! He wears many hats within our Calgary office and we couldn't be happier to have him aboard our team. Aside from his wit and one-of-a-kind sense of humour, Ryan enjoys the fine things in life such as a relaxing round of golf or partaking in a casual half ironman.
Excel Homes Food Drive: Veterans Food Bank
A small contribution can go a long way in helping out the people who need it most. That's why our team at Excel Homes is proud to support The Veterans Food Bank of Calgary by participating in their holiday food drive from now until January 31st, 2022! Keep reading for a full list of items they are in need of most, and how you can participate.
Employee Spotlight: Cheryl Norstrom, Office Administrator
A huge shoutout to Cheryl Norstrom, our Office Administrator in Edmonton! Thanks to her hard work and dedication, she has played a major role in the success of the Edmonton team over the years. Outside of the office, you can find her adventuring in the outdoors, making her own wine, and spending time with her family! Keep reading to learn more about Cheryl.
As the chill in the air settles in and the leaves showcase an assortment of amber colours, that is when we know fall is upon us! We're taking inspiration from the beautiful fall season and bringing it indoors to spice up our decor, kitchen table settings, and recipe books.
Fall Home Checklist
The leaves are changing and cooler nights are upon us, which means it's time to check your home for the change in weather. Below you will find some tips and checklists to help keep your home looking great and operating properly for fall!
Employee Spotlight: Chandra McClary, Construction Coordinator
We are pleased to introduce our amazing Construction Coordinator, Chandra McClary! She works hard in the office keeping our construction teams organized and in tip-top shape, all while being a rockstar Mom of 3! Click to learn more about her.