Archive for May, 2012

There’s Nothin’ like a good Catch

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

Brookline Public Relations helped Catch & The Oyster Bar (Catch) ring in a milestone celebration on Sunday, May 27, 2012…their 10 Year Anniversary! This is no easy feat in the world of restaurants, and we tip our hats to them for passing the test of time by remaining one of Calgary’s favourite dining spots. Catch has been bringing jet fresh seafood and innovative cuisine to Calgarians and visitors alike for an entire decade.

Catch has been making a significant mark on Calgary’s culinary landscape for years, and the anniversary bash drew past and present together as former staff came out to support the current Catch team with family, friends, regulars and Hyatt guests. The second level of the newly renovated Catch was transformed into a quirky “Coney Island” carnival feel, complete with bantering carnies (played out brilliantly by Catch’s incredibly enthusiastic staff) running games and heckling guests, a live East Coast band, truffle popcorn, a larger-than-life seafood tower, refined seafood canapés, champagne, and of course, freshly shucked oysters. Oh, and did I mention there was a lobster boil downstairs in The Oyster Bar? Drool.

Congratulations to General Manager Ian Blaney and Executive Chef Kyle Groves for carrying on the Catch legacy and continuing to create memorable experiences for every guest. We know you will remain a Calgary landmark for many years to come.


ACE National Exposition 2012

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

From May 7 – 9, 2012, over 1,200 delegates made their way to the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre for the Advancing Canadian Entrepreneurship (ACE) National Exposition. Over the course of the three-day event, more than 750 student leaders and academic advisors from over 50 universities and colleges competed for prestigious national champion titles by showcasing their economic outreach projects and entrepreneurial achievements to judging panels composed of top Canadian executives.

Brookline has a longstanding relationship with ACE and was excited to support the ACE National Exposition with media relations, participating in the Career Opportunity Fair and on-site support. Throughout the year, Brookline provided media relations for ACE, and the National Exposition was a cumulative celebration of a year of hard work and preparation by the teams to showcase their projects.

This was my first personal experience at the ACE National Exposition, and I was blown away by the talent, ingenuity and dedication of the students. With inspiring words from Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi, ACE Founder and Chairman Ian Aitken, and President and CEO of Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) Worldwide Alvin Rohrs, the enthusiasm and pride for the students’ accomplishments were infectious.

Congratulations to everyone who made this year’s event a resounding success.