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White City Benefits From Training Fund

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...


ED Blog: Strategies To Promote Physical Activity

ED Blog: Strategies To Promote Physical Activity

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"Keep in mind no two communities are the same!" Physical inactivity is a public health issue worldwide. We all know the benefits of physical activity but simply just sit more and are choosing sedentary activities instead of active ones. We often get asked at the South East District for ideas...


National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

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South East Sport, Culture & Recreation District will be closed on September 30th in honour of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. This date coincides with Orange Shirt Day and is intended to provide Canadians with an opportunity to recognize and commemorate the tragic history and...


ED Blog: The Ugly Truth About Board & Committee Financial Matters

ED Blog: The Ugly Truth About Board & Committee Financial Matters

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"We do not all have to be a financial whiz!" Money stolen within an organization is an unfortunate situation – it is even more devastating when it happens after volunteers have fundraised for a specific project or after a busy season at the rink or pool. When it comes to our small...


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...


City of Weyburn - Career Opportunities

City of Weyburn - Career Opportunities

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Weyburn is a thriving prairie city nestled in the southeast corner of Saskatchewan and a dynamic community providing exceptional quality and opportunities for its residents and visitors. The City of Weyburn is a multifaceted organization employing much of the local public in a variety of...


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,...


ED Blog: How to Turn Policy from Zero to Hero!

ED Blog: How to Turn Policy from Zero to Hero!

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"The reality is we need to make time!" Picture this…a little soccer player goes to the washroom and burns his bottom due to a chemical left on the toilet seat at the park. The new cleaning staff was not orientated and trained on proper cleaning and maintenance procedures…a carbon...