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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...


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...


Cheer Story: Local Curling Volunteer Wins Prestigious Award

Cheer Story: Local Curling Volunteer Wins Prestigious Award

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Like so many other sports in smaller communities, curling simply doesn't happen without the input of numerous volunteers. One such volunteer at the Bienfait Curling Club earned an award from Curl Sask recently for all the work he's done to grow the game in the southeast. Ken Bonokoski was...


Cheer Story: Redvers Identifies Cultural Assets

Cheer Story: Redvers Identifies Cultural Assets

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By identifying the unique aspects of its heritage and culture, Redvers is able to move forward with action plans to build community capacity and engagement. Redvers, located in southeast Saskatchewan, is one of several communities that have connected with ThriveSask, a Saskatchewan...


Cheer Story: White City Museum Wins Prestigious Award

Cheer Story: White City Museum Wins Prestigious Award

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The White City Museum was honoured with an award in October, the Museums Association of Saskatchewan (MAS) Award of Merit – Institution. The museum provides outreach programs to school and was nominated for their “White Butte Ecomuseum Ecology Heritage Project”. The project gives students...


Cheer Story: Capital Projects In Whitewood During COVID-19

Cheer Story: Capital Projects In Whitewood During COVID-19

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What community projects/improvements have you been working on? We have done quite a few large projects this year, some of the highlights would be the dog park we built at the north west side of town. This was built from fundraising money, we had a proposal sent out to surrounding businesses and...


Cheer Story: Local Arts Council Gets Innovative With Programs & Projects

Cheer Story: Local Arts Council Gets Innovative With Programs & Projects

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What types of projects has the Weyburn Arts Council (WAC) been doing? During the “shutdown” WAC rolled out the “Craft with WAC” series. Three (3) WAC members came forward and offered to host these videos, which lightened the load of responsibility. We tried to find crafts that utilized...


Cheer Story: Indian Head StoryWalk!

Cheer Story: Indian Head StoryWalk!

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Describe your StoryWalk. Why did the community of Indian Head offer a StoryWalk as an activity? Our StoryWalk is set up along the Sunbeam Creek Trail which is a trail that runs through the middle of our town, the whole walk is about half a kilometer. What is super cool about our StoryWalk is...


Cheer Story: Celebrating our Volunteers: Board Member, Karen Holloway

Cheer Story: Celebrating our Volunteers: Board Member, Karen Holloway

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Karen Holloway lives in Wapella and was appointed to the South East Sport, Culture & Recreation District Board of Directors in 2015. Karen consistently offers her time and knowledge and has attended countless board and committee meetings over the past five (5) years. She will retire from the...


Cheer Story: Southeast Regional Libraries Find Creative Ways to Stay in Touch!

Cheer Story: Southeast Regional Libraries Find Creative Ways to Stay in Touch!

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Video-based programming and online learning is gaining momentum. With participants being unable to attend events in person, there is a significant demand for video-based learning! Libraries across the south east are taking advantage of this to stay in touch with their audience. Submitted...