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Cheer Story: Pilot “Butte”ification Committee

Cheer Story: Pilot “Butte”ification Committee

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Communities in Bloom (CiB) is a provincial and national program that recognizes community participation in projects involving beautification, heritage, and environmental awareness. It is administered by the Saskatchewan Parks & Recreation Association (SPRA). Participants are evaluated on...


Celebrating our Women Leaders

Celebrating our Women Leaders

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At South East Sport, Culture & Recreation District, we are celebrating the outstanding efforts and achievements of these three women during National Volunteer Week: Danielle Hoffman of Stoughton, Kristeen Cherpin of Radville, and Sheila Guenther of Estevan. Each of them has served multiple...


Cheer Story: Indigenous Walk & Run Initiative

Cheer Story: Indigenous Walk & Run Initiative

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South East Sport, Culture & Recreation District has been working with community to promote physical activity, particularly walking and running! We teamed up with Fitness2J2, a health and wellness company based out of Saskatoon, to provide functional fitness education and mentorship. Owner,...


Cheer Story: Whitewood Public Library Hosts Winter Community Fun Day

Cheer Story: Whitewood Public Library Hosts Winter Community Fun Day

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The Town of Whitewood is one of several communities that have benefitted from the GROW Your Community Grant funding this year. This winter, the Whitewood Public Library applied to purchase outdoor equipment to host a "Winter Community Fun Day" in partnership with Whitewood School....


Cheer Story: Recreation Director Profile - Sarah Van Eaton

Cheer Story: Recreation Director Profile - Sarah Van Eaton

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What is the position responsible for and how long have you been at it?This is a brand new position here in Maryfield (Population: 348.) Thanks to our Recreation Board, Village Council, and RM Council this position was created. These groups saw the need for an organizational focal point...


Cheer Story: Vibank's Collaborative Community Wings Project Takes Flight!

Cheer Story: Vibank's Collaborative Community Wings Project Takes Flight!

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The Village of Vibank is one of several communities that have benefitted from the GROW Your Community Grant funding this year. This fall, the Village of Vibank applied to create a collaborative outdoor mural project called "Vibank Community Wings." Community members had the opportunity to...


Cheer Story: Radville Makes Facility Inventories a Priority

Cheer Story: Radville Makes Facility Inventories a Priority

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Radville Laurier Regional Park (RLRP) participated in South East District’s 2021 Facility Inventory Champions (FIC) Program. The purpose of the program is to help groups who own recreation facilities to kick-start the asset management process by completing facility inventories. Tools, funding...


Cheer Story: Celebrating Culture Days - Paris of the Prairies Party!

Cheer Story: Celebrating Culture Days - Paris of the Prairies Party!

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How did the Paris of the Prairies Party idea come to be? The program began when the opportunity to apply for the SaskCulture Culture Days Grant came across my email. I took the idea to my Board of Directors, and they immediately were interested, and the planning began! Our local Board...


Cheer Story: White City Benefits From Training Fund

Cheer Story: White City Benefits From Training Fund

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The South East Sport, Culture & Recreation District created the Training Fund to disburse grants to organizations, clubs and municipalities delivering community-based sport, culture and recreation services in south east Saskatchewan. This funding supports broad and inclusive training...


Cheer Story: Souris Valley Museum Offers Safaris And Birthday Parties!

Cheer Story: Souris Valley Museum Offers Safaris And Birthday Parties!

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More programming is coming to the Souris Valley Museum with the new school year. The museum had an opportunity to widen the variety of services it provides to patrons. "The museum’s really looking forward to our fall and winter coming up. We are introducing some new programs mixed in with some...


Cheer Story: Disc Golf Taking Off in Saskatchewan!

Cheer Story: Disc Golf Taking Off in Saskatchewan!

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Disc golf has been growing in popularity over the years in Saskatchewan. Saskatchewan is home to roughly 70-disc golf courses, and there are more to come. This summer, a new course popped up in Arcola. The Arcola Optimist Disc Golf Park was open to the public on August 9th. With help from...


Cheer Story: Estevan Art Gallery & Museum - Inside/Out

Cheer Story: Estevan Art Gallery & Museum - Inside/Out

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In the summer of 2020, the Estevan Art Gallery & Museum (EAGM) introduced an exhibit named "Inside/Out," with four outdoor installations at the Woodlawn Regional Park. It proved to be such a big success that they did a second "Inside/Out" installation in winter 2021, and a third installment...