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4th Annual KidSport Coveted Cup 2012

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Coveted Cup 2012 - Opening Day

This year marks the 4th annual Coveted Cup in Regina, on July 27th, this three day sports competition founded by Trevor Galon, begins.  32 guys will be competing in the three day grueling event, consisting of a home run derby Friday night, two-on-two beach volleyball Saturday morning, doubles tennis Saturday afternoon, and ends off with golf on Sunday.

The teams are randomly put together a week in advance in the annual (stressful) Coveted Cup draft.  Whoever raised the most money for KidSport gets last pick of a partner.  The people who raised the least amount of money pick first.  You want last pick of a partner to ensure you’re not stuck with a dud.  Arguably the most important part of Coveted Cup.

It has evolved a lot in the past four years.  Here’s a post I did about Coveted Cup in 2012, The second Annual Coveted Cup. 

We also host a Cabaret Saturday night at Pure, all proceeds going to KidSport.

How much money is raised?  We’re already just under 10K for KidSport.  Pretty freaking awesome if you ask me.

Coveted Cup 2012

So the teams this year were:

Team A: Trevor Galon (@TRPGalon) / Jeffrey Maystruck

Team B: Jason Galon /
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Who To Follow? The Top Tweeters on Twitter in Saskatchewan *Updated*

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twitter-follow-meLast year the Top Tweeters on Twitter in Saskatchewan turned out to be a hit, this is the follow up.  The original people from that list are on here, some with updated notes (insert evil laugh).

PS: if you can’t find your name right away, on a Mac hit Command F, a little search box will appear at the bottom of your browser, now you can search for whoever you wish.  You’re welcome.

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No One Expects Special Treament

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That’s why when you receive special treatment and your expectations are blown away, it stands out your mind and you’re apt to be more loyal to who ever treated you this way.

We were at a restaurant last night, being as loud as we usually are on a Saturday night.  We received two warnings to quiet down from the manager of the establishment.  Our reaction?  We paid our bill and went to Earls instead for the remainder of the night.

We go to Earls a lot because of the way they treat us.  We’ve never been given a warning (even though we’re almost always the loudest table there), they know most of us by name, and make an effort to do more than just serve us.  Even though that’s all their job is, just to serve you food and drinks.  If all they did was “just” serve food and drinks then Earls wouldn’t be such a popular establishment in Regina.

This isn’t a post about how great Earls is, it’s about how you treat your customers and if you’re consistently making an effort to exceed expectations.

After all…

No one expects to be treated special, but if you empower
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