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Cheer Story: Erin Wilson inducted into the Order of the Red Cross

Cheer Story: Erin Wilson inducted into the Order of the Red Cross

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Estevan’s Erin Wilson has been recognized for her many years of service to the Canadian Red Cross. Wilson was inducted into the Order of the Red Cross during an event in Toronto on Oct. 24. Up to 25 people from across Canada are enshrined into the order each year. “It’s not something that...


Cheer Story: Walk in the Spirit of Reconciliation!

Cheer Story: Walk in the Spirit of Reconciliation!

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Early this year, South East Sport, Culture & Recreation District launched the 2022 Walk for Reconciliation. The program aims to provide sport, culture and recreation groups the information and resources needed to host a reconciliation walking event. These events serve as an essential role...


Cheer Story: Pump Track in Moosomin

Cheer Story: Pump Track in Moosomin

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Moosomin held their grand opening for their new pump track on June 30, 2022. A pump track is a track for wheeled sports equipment that, when ridden properly, does not require pedaling or pushing, but a “pumping” action to maintain momentum. So, while you can pedal, it is not required. There...


Cheer Story: Reconciliation games hosted by South East Men’s Fastball League

Cheer Story: Reconciliation games hosted by South East Men’s Fastball League

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On June 11, the South East Men’s Fastball League hosted a day of reconciliation games where all six teams in the league played against each other to promote reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples. The event happened in Whitewood, which is also referred to as Treaty...


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...