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ED Blog: Transforming Meetings...Instead of Just Tolerating Them

ED Blog: Transforming Meetings...Instead of Just Tolerating Them

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"Establish the purpose of your meeting!" Isn’t is crazy how much time we spend in meetings as volunteers and leaders working in grassroots sport groups, arts organizations and recreation boards and committees? Monthly meetings clog our calendars - they last too long, they don’t start on time,...


Cheer Story: Community Recreation Plan for the Next 10 Years In Moosomin!

Cheer Story: Community Recreation Plan for the Next 10 Years In Moosomin!

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As Moosomin continues to grow, so do its recreation facilities. Moosomin Director of Parks and Recreation, Mike Schwean wanted to formulate a plan for the next decade to ensure the facilities meet the needs of those in the community. To get the ball rolling on the community recreation...


ED Blog: Think Outside the Box

ED Blog: Think Outside the Box

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"Leisure pursuits in the outdoors is at an all time high!" The 2020 pandemic year definitely forced us all to “think outside the box”. I have been so amazed by all the new ideas and programs communities have been putting into place to keep families, kids and adults active and creative during...


Value of Recreation Director/Professional in Community

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If your community has ever considered hiring a Recreation Professional/Director you will want to watch this recognition video! Mike Schwean from Moosomin is a prime example of what these professionals can bring to your small communities! All of the leisure activities we get to do in our...


ED Blog: Are You Making These Grant Writing Mistakes?

ED Blog: Are You Making These Grant Writing Mistakes?

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"Revenues and expenses in the budget should balance!" Are you one of those individuals who has been "voluntold" to oversee the task of grant writing for your board or committee… but have never done it before? Well, as a grant adjudicator and administrator, I want to share three common mistakes...


Weyburn Lacrosse Wins Provincial Award for Promoting Game

Weyburn Lacrosse Wins Provincial Award for Promoting Game

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The Weyburn Lacrosse Association was named the winner of the 2020 Promotion and Development Award from the Saskatchewan Lacrosse Association, at their virtual annual meeting held recently. SLA president Javan Bexson made the announcement in a video post on Facebook, explaining the...


Cheer Story: South East Communities Embracing Winter Challenges

Cheer Story: South East Communities Embracing Winter Challenges

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GrenfellThe Town of Grenfell embraced this season’s challenges with respect to COVID-19 and its related restrictions, using the opportunity to be creative and dream up new leisure options for its residents. In early December, the Town’s Public Works Department worked diligently to construct...


Cheer Story: $6,164 Raised for KidSport in Moosomin

Cheer Story: $6,164 Raised for KidSport in Moosomin

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Borderland Co-op's Fuel Good Day raised more than $6,164 this year. The event featured a lunch time drive-through barbecue and a 50/50 draw at the Moosomin, Rocanville, and Whitewood C-Stores. Proceeds, including 10 cents a litre of all fuel sales all day, went to KidSport, which helps kids...


Town Tour: Midale

Town Tour: Midale

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Welcome to Midale, where oil, grain, and recreation meet! The Town of Midale is a thriving community filled with spirit and activity. The Harry O Memorial Arena “Home to the Midale Mustangs” is full of activity during the winter months. The curling rink is also kept busy hosting the Midale...


Partnership Develops Videos to Help Share Indigenous Culture

Partnership Develops Videos to Help Share Indigenous Culture

When Prairie Central District partnered with Common Weal Community Arts and the Buffalo Peoples Art Institute in 2018, and OUTSaskatoon in 2019, on collaborative projects, they originally saw these as an opportunity to introduce themselves to First Nations communities and the people of Treaty 4....


Town Tour: Kemoca Regional Park

Town Tour: Kemoca Regional Park

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Today's #TownTour has us dreaming about warmer weather! Kemoca Regional Park was established in 1970 by the RM of Montmartre, which includes the communities of Kendal, Montmartre, and Candiac. Volunteers have been a staple of the park as all landscaping and building in the park was undertaken...


Town Tour: RM of Edenwold

Town Tour: RM of Edenwold

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The RM of Edenwold is a unique RM with many urban offerings. The Kuzmicz Commemorative Park/Emerald Park Soccer Facility is home to a playground, barbecues and picnic area, beach volleyball court, soccer fields, and a 10 station fitness circuit. You will also find several paths that...