Thursday, September 19, 2013

Building Resilience with Mike Holmes

In June of this year, devastating flood waters ripped through Calgary, Alberta Canada. Many families were forced to flee the area, only to return to homes that were too moldy and structurally damaged to save. Since that day, Mike has been a public advocate for the people of Calgary who were affected by the flood. He's been doing what he can to raise awareness, raise money, and raise people's spirits, always emphasizing hope that the situation will get better and the patience needed for things to be done right.

On October 1, 2013, Mike Holmes will continue to lend his support to the people of Calgary by attending the Building Resistance with Mike Holmes event, sponsored by the Insurance Bureau of Canada, during which people are invited to ask their questions pertaining to renovation and how to increase their home's resistance to future severe storms. The event is being held at the TELUS Convention Centre, located at 120 9 Avenue SE in Calgary from 7-9PM. You must register by phone or online to attend the event.


Building Resilience with Mike Holmes

October 1, 2013
TELUS Convention Centre, Macleod Trail
120 9 Avenue SE, Calgary
Event: 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Doors open at 6:00 p.m.
Exhibits: 8:15 - 9:00 p.m.
In partnership with the Insurance Bureau of Canada, The City of Calgary invites you to an evening with Mike Holmes from Holmes on Homes and Holmes Makes It Right.
Climate change is resulting in more frequent, and severe storms. This is an opportunity for you to hear from one of North America's most respected builders about what you can do to increase your home's resilience and potentially save you money and reduce your environmental impact.
For more information, contact Robin Sauve at 403.268.1148 or by e-mail.

Have your renovation questions answered

There will be an opportunity to ask Mike Holmes your personal renovation questions during the Question and Answer portion of the event.
Who is Mike Holmes?
Mike Holmes has been a profession licensed contractor since 1980, incorporating the skills of licensed and certified subtrade professionals for all specialized jobs under his authority. His formal certification includes a General Contractor License, incuding Liability and Workers' Compensation Insurance, as well as two Honorary Doctorates.
Most notably, Mike is the host and creator of Holmes on Homes® - a ratings sensation since 2004 - and continues to help people in desparate situations on his new series, Holmes Makes It Right.
Through his company, The Holmes Group, Mike Holmes leads an international brand with operations in independent media production, new home building and home inspection, as well as expansion into product development. The Holmes Group is responsible for developing and managing all HOLMES branded entities, including HOLMES homes, MIKE HOLMES Inspections, HOLMES Workwear, Make It Right Releasing Inc. and The Holmes Foundation.
Mike is a craftsman with integrity who not only understands the practices of the building trade, but is also dedicated to adapting them to the changing needs of homeowners and the environment.
His mission is to improve the building industry from the ground up and raise building standards across the board. By sharing his knowledge through television and media, Mike has been able to bring his message to the global forefront.
This event is sponsored by the Insurance Bureau of Canada.

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