Congratulations to Jayden Lawson, Beechy goaltender, who recently accepted a scholarship offer to play hockey for the University of Ryerson Rams in Toronto. Read more here. (Jayden was the goaltender for the Prairie Central Female Hockey team winning GOLD at the Saskatchewan Winter Games in North Battleford in 2018.)
Congratulations to the Wynyard Co-operative Place on receiving the SPRA Cecil Nobes Facility Award of Excellence for 2020. Their $10 million multi-use recreation facility was built to house the arena, golf course, ball diamond canteen and public washrooms, which were formerly individual buildings that all required major work. Wynyard’s new multi-use recreation facility was much needed and will function as a hub for the community for decades to come Check out the video
Congratulations to Elyse Allard from Fort Qu’Appelle on being one of 16 players selected from more than 300 athletes across the country to train with the Volleyball Canada National Excellence Program in Richmond, BC from September to December of last year. Re: CTV Regina. Read more about the Volleyball Canada National Excellence Program.
Congratulations to the Humboldt Special Olympics Floor Hockey Team upon receiving the Special Olympics Canada Team of the Year Award. “We’ve got a group of athletes that are very sports-minded and committed to achieving high goals. It also says something about the Special Olympics Humboldt organization, all the volunteers and coaches and all the sports. Everyone has a piece of contributing to helping athletes be successful.” … Brian Reifferscheid, coach. Read more. Hear more.
Congratulations to Wanuskewin as a recipient of three Saskatchewan Tourism Awards of Excellence: Business of the Year (Over 20 Employees), Tourism Builder Award (Dr. Ernie Walker) and the Gil Carduner Marketing Award. See the full winners list here.
Accolades to Bertha Paproski of Semans as she was honored by the Touchwood Hills Wildlife Federation for her many years of dedication to their club. Read more on the Last Mountain Times website.
After a decade of storage and restoration, the glockenspiel is now back in its original home in Victoria Park. Read here how the glockenspiel was installed in Victoria Park through a collaboration between the Regina Multicultural Council and the local German community, why it was removed and the efforts taken to have it re-installed. “Glockenspiels do have a very big meaning to the German population here in Regina…”
Congratulations to Karen Lee from the Nokomis and District Museum upon receiving the Museums of Saskatchewan Award of Merit – Individual. This award recognizes lasting and significant contributions by an individual or group of individuals at the local level. Congratulations as well to Kristine Flynn (Western Development Museum) for receiving the Young Professionals Award which recognizes the efforts of an outstanding young professional that has made great strides and contributions to the museum community. Read more.
Congratulations to the Village of Silton with their successful efforts to embrace Orange Shirt Day. You can read more on the Office of the Treaty Commissioner website describing Reconciliation in Action.