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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...


Cheer Story: Artists and Community Collaborate to Offer Community-Engaged Art

Cheer Story: Artists and Community Collaborate to Offer Community-Engaged Art

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The Estevan Art Gallery & Museum (EAGM) hosted two mini artist residencies in 2019. Ruth Langwieser and Sarah Timewell were EAGM’s creative residents for two weeks, interacting with the community, sharing their talent and working on their own art. South East Sport, Culture & Recreation...


Cheer Story: Non-traditional Sport is a Win-Win!

Cheer Story: Non-traditional Sport is a Win-Win!

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Why did the community of Pilot Butte offer fencing as an activity? What was involved/offered? Regina Fencing was the organization that came out to Pilot Butte to offer a Children’s Fencing program. They reached out to us to see if we would be interested in offering a session. We worked with...


 Cheer Story: “Stick” Around for the Roaring Game of Curling! It’s Truly a Game for Everyone!

Cheer Story: “Stick” Around for the Roaring Game of Curling! It’s Truly a Game for Everyone!

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"Stick Leagues" are becoming increasingly popular with beginners, older adults, and those with injuries or mobility issues. No matter what your age, flexibility or skill level, Stick Curling ensures that anyone can enjoy the sport of curling. Stick Curling involves delivering a curling rock...


Cheer Story: Performing Arts Expands Fundraising Opportunities in Community

Cheer Story: Performing Arts Expands Fundraising Opportunities in Community

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Stoughton is one of many communities in the south east which offers an annual dinner theatre to raise funds for the community. This is a unique opportunity where local volunteers come together to use "drama and the performing arts" as a method of fundraising. Communities need to invent new ways...