Don’t Be A Victim Of Storm Chasers – How To Rebuild After The Alberta Flood of 2013

We have spent the last few days helping several of our Client families with the early stages of recovery efforts from the flood. Amongst the devastation we have all felt the renewed sense of community spirit and the kindness and compassion of the entire Calgary community and beyond. In talking with people in these severely flooded areas, we have reached out to provide not only our manpower but our support and expertise in guiding these homeowners as to what steps to take next to rebuild their homes. The feedback has been overwhelming positive and we have been encouraged to share

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Aging In Place – New Calgary Initiatives Learned At MRU Advisory Committee Meeting

In 2010, I accepted an appointment as a member of the Calgary Mount Royal University Advisory Committee for the Study of Aging In Place. I recently attended our committee meeting this month and was thoroughly inspired by the guest speakers and the discussion that took place involving re-defining the way in which we support our community and the aging demographic. Let’s face it – the reality is we are all a part of that population just at different stages! Mount Royal University offers an online Studies in Aging Certificate. As Marianne Rogerson, the program’s Coordinator points out, “It’s a holistic

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Pinnacle Group Nominated Once Again For The Better Business Bureau Ethics Award!

Pinnacle Group is extremely proud to announce that for the 3rd time, we have been nominated for the Better Business Bureau Ethics Award! For those of you who may not already know,  3 years ago we received Honourable Mention in this award category and then last May 2011, we were extremely honoured not only to again be nominated but also to have won this coveted award in the Small Business category! These awards are offered in 4 categories; Small Business (25 or less employees), Medium Business (26 to 75 employees), Large Business (76 or more employees) and Non Profit/Charity. The awards are designed to recognize

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Pinnacle Group Lends Their Support To Teen Philanthropists

Instilling their passion for helping Calgary’s youth into the corporate culture at Pinnacle Group has always been important to Paul & Elaine Klassen. They are avid supporters of the phenomenal Calgary’s Safe Haven Foundation that helps at risk teens and recently they lent their support to a group of philanthropic teens at the Glenmore Christian Academy. These incredible students are leaving today on a Mission Adventure to San Pedro, Dominican Republic over Spring Break to build 3 homes for needy families in that country. Pinnacle generously chose to support this initiative after being approached by one of their valued Client’s daughters who was involved

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Pinnacle Group – A Team That Truly Cares

Connecting with the community and staying in touch with our Clients is a mainstay of Pinnacle Group’s philosophies. Not only do we Create Homes For Life, we believe in establishing Clients For Life. When you think about the amount of time we spend with our Client families throughout a renovation, it is inevitable that a bond is created and a relationship of mutual respect is established.   However, we believe not only our Clients should be given this level of respect, integrity, kindness and hospitality; it is everyone we come in contact with in the community that deserves the same Pinnacle Experience. Whether it is the neighbours of

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3 Finalists Announced For Our Facebook iPad 2 Contest!

Today’s the day we announce our lucky 3 finalists for our latest iPad 2 Facebook Contest! Congratulations to the following 3 finalists: Penny Barnes, Steven MacNabb, and Alan Eastman. We are thrilled to have you join us at our Design Studio  this Thursday December 22nd, 2011 at 12pm where we will enjoy some light refreshments and make the draw for the lucky winner who will walk away with the iPad 2 just in time for Christmas!! The winner of the contest will be announced on our Facebook page after the event on Thursday. Stay tuned for new Pinnacle Facebook contests in the

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Pinnacle Group Wins Better Business Bureau’s Ethics Award

There’s an excited buzz around Pinnacle Group this week! After receiving a nomination for the Better Business Bureau’s Ethics Award, Pinnacle was chosen as the winner of this prestigious Award in the Small Business category. This Award includes every business discipline across the city of Calgary so the final recipient of this Award is truly a business that stands above the rest! Somewhat serendipitous is the fact that Paul Klassen, the founder of Pinnacle, has spent the last number of years serving on the RenoMark™ Council – including chairing the Council for the past 12 months – to ‘raise the bar’

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Pinnacle Group Nominated for BBB Business Ethics Award

The Pinnacle Group has recently been nominated for the Better Business Bureau’s Business Ethics Awards! These awards are offered in 4 categories; Small Business (25 or less employees), Medium Business (26 to 75 employees), Large Business (76 or more employees) and Non Profit/Charity. The awards are designed to recognize trustworthy businesses and organizations that display ethical leadership in our community; nominations are received anonymously, and candidates are evaluated by an independent panel of judges from the business and academic communities. The following criteria are used to determine the recipients of these respected awards: Ethical practices surrounding customer/supplier relationships History and

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Cent 2-B-Sure Mexican Riviera Cruise Memories

It’s been a few days since Jim & Penny returned home from their week-long Mexican Riviera Cruise, but their excitement hasn’t waned yet! From excursions of snorkelling, desert dune buggies and the Puerto Vallarta Zip Line, to enjoying top class restaurants and taking in the live entertainment onboard, it was definitely a trip to remember. The couple flew to Los Angeles to be ready to board the cruise March 5th. From there they sailed to Cabo San Lucas, & Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Each location was unique and exciting, and they had a few hours to explore the various attractions before

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Illuminate Your Renovation! Digital Lifestyle Solutions Part 1

Pinnacle Group Renovations is proud of our incredible vendors and trades that together make up our extremely talented and dedicated team. We are unified by our goal to create a positive and respectful working environment and are dedicated to delivering an unsurpassed renovation experience to our clients! Digital Lifestyles is one such vendor that we have been working with over the past 3 years. We are all aware of the steady progression of technology and the incredible array of lighting, sound, home theatre and security products that can sometimes seem daunting. However, together with Digital Lifestyles, we help our clients discern

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