Weyburn Arts Council Enjoys South East District's Workshop

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Weyburn Arts Council Enjoys South East District's Workshop

Last Saturday, Weyburn Arts Council (WAC) took in some workshops taught by Joni Hagen and Tara Heslip of South East Sport, Culture & Recreation District. South East District, previously known as Southeast Connection, offers many workshops for groups involved in sport, culture & recreation. The workshops WAC participated in were Effective Meetings that Produce Results, Policy & Procedure: Be Proactive Not Reactive, and Inclusive Programming 101. Some might not think these topics are interesting, but they were presented in a very interactive, engaging, and informative way. Each member of WAC walked away with an understanding of the next steps we need to take to integrate the learned tools & tips in our meetings and our group. We also left with a bunch more reading material to work through that will extend our knowledge on the topics discussed.

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South East District has many free workshops coming up in 2019. Some of those workshops and meetings include a Volunteer Recruitment workshop in Redvers, two Indigenous Roundtable events, an Event & Program Planning workshop in Grenfell, a Successful Fundraising workshop in Estevan, and their 20th Anniversary Celebration & Annual General Meeting in May. They will also come to your next group or board meeting and teach Mini-Workshop Cafes like the one WAC participated in on Saturday. Find out more on their website here.

Big thanks to Joni & Tara for making these workshops fun and enjoyable!

Written by Krista Klemmer


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