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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...


Cheer Story: Recreation Professionals Week In Saskatchewan!

Cheer Story: Recreation Professionals Week In Saskatchewan!

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June 14-20 was slated Recreation Professionals Week in Saskatchewan for the fourth year! #SKRECWEEK2021 What is recreation?Recreation is the experience that results from freely chosen participation in physical, social, intellectual, creative and spiritual pursuits that enhance individual...


Cheer Story: Planning for Recreation in Small Town Saskatchewan!

Cheer Story: Planning for Recreation in Small Town Saskatchewan!

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Ryan Reiss, Mayor of the Town of Vibank, recently presented at the South East District 2021 Annual General Meeting. He shared why and how their community focused on recreation planning in 2020. Vibank is located approximately 30 minutes south east of Regina down Highway 48. It is a growing,...


Cheer Story: Recreation Director Profile - Ghislaine Carter

Cheer Story: Recreation Director Profile - Ghislaine Carter

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People are an organization’s greatest asset! Effective recreation community services depends upon good leadership and our small, rural communities value the expertise and passion of municipal recreation professionals. These positions provide leadership and support to facility management,...


Cheer Story: South East District Volunteer Profile - Mark Barnes

Cheer Story: South East District Volunteer Profile - Mark Barnes

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As we celebrate National Volunteer Week this month, we wanted to profile one of our volunteer board members, Mark Barnes (Oxbow)! Mark is ending his five-year stint on the board, and we would like to extend a warm thank you to Mark for his time and commitment to our board team! His jolly...


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...