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Cellular Solutions

105-1221 Kingsway Ave SE

Cellular Solutions Inc. offers Wireless Solutions at our convenient location on Kingsway Avenue in Medicine Hat. We offer the full range of Bell Products, whether you are looking for Mobile Phones, Smartphones, Blackberries, Wireless Internet Turbo Sticks or Bell Digital TV, we can provide it all.

As the first Bell Authorized Dealer in Western Canada we are committed to providing superior service and quality wireless products to our customers. Each and every member of our team has an extensive background in wireless sales and service and our knowledgeable staff will recommend and provide the right solutions to all of your wireless needs at the best competitive prices. 25 years Experience in the industry.

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Mario's Restaurant

Since 1981 Kevin and Sharon Pudwell have been serving up traditional Italian cuisine to their customers. 
Mario’s Restaurant is their beautiful Italian restaurant located in historic downtown Medicine Hat.
“Customers will often ask me is there is, or ever was, a “Mario,” says Kevin. “The answer is yes. Mario DalCollo was our partner until 1988 and we pride ourselves on using his recipes to this day. Our meat sauce, tomato sauce, alfredo and wine sauces are all from his family recipe books, are tried and true. We would never change them. Caesar dressing and house dressings are made on site with our signature house spice.”
Some of the more popular items include Fritto Misto, Steak Mario with red wine and mushroom sauce, and a traditional chicken parmesan.
“Icelandic scampi are the Cadillac of lobster — prepared with fresh garlic butter and our house spices — and are truly delicious,” says Sharon.
Sharon says Mario’s restaurant is well known for its carte service. Their wait staff takes pride in preparing your Caesar salad tableside. 
“Chateaubriand (for two) is a lovers’ delight — a delicious 16 oz filet mignon broiled to perfection and served with fresh vegetables, carved and flambeed at your table,” Sharon says. “It doesn’t take second place to our signature peppercorn steak — a 10 oz New York seasoned with cracked peppercorns and flamed table side.
She says Mario’s offers many delicious desserts.
“The home made Tiramisu, our cherries or peach flambe — flamed at your table and poured over ice-cream — are by far most popular.”
Mario’s Restaurant is about personal service. Both Sharon and Kevin like to greet you when you come into their restaurant as they would in their home. The couple works hard to ensure the meals coming from their kitchen are of the highest quality and value.
“We pride ourselves in buying locally, from Medicine Hat Wholesale and Brewmaster,” says Kevin. “They work closely with us to maintain a high quality in all our menu items.”
Both Sharon and Kevin love the City of Medicine Hat and are always humbled by their loyal clientele.  
“Medicine Hat has been very kind to us  — making Mario’s their destination restaurant for all their special occasions, or just a night out,” Sharon says. “To add to your summer dining experience Mario’s added a beautiful patio for summer service. In true Mario’s style all menu items are served on the patio with tableside service.”
She says the couple truly loves the restaurant business. 
“There is something to be said for getting up everyday and going to work at something you love.”
Visit Mario’s Restaurant and Pub for yourself at 439 5th Ave. S.E., on the corner of 5th and 5th, or call 403-529-2600 to make your reservation. The restaurant opens Monday to Friday from 11:30 –  2 p.m. and reopens at 5 p.m. for dinner (Monday – Saturday). The Pub always opens at noon Monday – Friday and at 3 p.m. on Saturday. Both Mario’s Restaurant and Pub are closed Sundays.

Relax on the beach while winter rages on at home

Summer might be over but the thousands that went before prove it is possible to relax on the beach whilst winter rages on at home.

The folks at Fareconnect.com are in the business of helping cold Hatters find their way to a more favourable climate – if only for a little while. Whether your destination be exotic, balmy or packed with adventure, Fareconnect.com can get you there.

Travel consultant Wendy Burnett says many are already planning their escape to a more desirable climate.

“We’ve had a lot of inquiries about the Christmas season which is already getting booked up,” Burnett says. “Then there is the February break and people are already starting to look into that.” She admits that because the weather at home hasn’t gone south Hatters haven’t either - yet.

“We were sitting at 29 the other day, which is not normal,” explains Burnett. “The Carribean is feeling the effects of that – it is not as busy down there this year as it has been in the past.” Of course some destinations are a family favourite for good reason.

“Because most people are only able to get away during the actual holiday seasons, for seven to 10 days at a time, most want to stay as close to home as possible but still get some sun like in Los Cabos and Puerta Vallarta.”

Burnett says the Pacific Rim gets a “good beating” from Hatters and the like come November. She also says many are bravely searching out more unique destinations.

“If people are willing to sit on a bit longer flight or stay a few extra days they often head for Panama, Costa Rica, Punta Cana or Jamaica. They like to take advantage of the direct flights that leave from Calgary or Edmonton. If they don’t mind taking the red eye and a brief layover in Toronto they can visit Barbados or St. Lucia - even Antigua.”

She admits less people are interested in visiting Europe this time of year.

“European weather is pretty consistent with ours and the trip can be quite expensive,” explains Burnett. “A European trip is for the adventurer - a place where you go and endeavour to see it all. I was in Amsterdam for nearly two weeks and still didn’t see everything I wanted to.”

Among those escaping winter will be those looking to combine nuptials and holiday. Burnett says she has been booking destination weddings more frequently. She explained that there are a number of tour operators willing to go the extra mile for a bride-to-be.

“The idea seems to be gaining steam. We can usually get you a good price for a group of 10 but there are some operators that will actually hold up to 30 seats for as many as 90 days for a wedding party. Cancun and Jamaica seem to be the most popular - the prices are good.” With numerous desitinations the laws are as different as the food. Burnett is just one of the travel consultants at Fareconnect.com capable of ensuring you not only book your dream vacation but also enjoy it.

“Our prices are no different than those online so why wouldn’t you come in and talk with someone who can tell you whether or not you need a visa, discuss passport requirements and currency exchange. Booking your own vacation is fine but who do you phone when you run into problems? I had clients in Thailand during that red shirt problem - their parents wound up feeling much better because I could tell them where their children were, could get hold of them and get them out if necessary.”

Browse destinations, book the vacation you’ve dreamt of and start planning today with Fareconnect.com. Find Burnett and many other friendly faces at Southlands Crossing on Strachan Road S.E.


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