The Eddy Golf Club recently hosted their first “Minions Clinic” for local junior golfers on May 28th and it was an outstanding success. What was once planned to be a small event… CLICK FOR DETAILS
In the Fall of 2016, The Prairie Central District and the Saskatchewan Parks & Recreation Association teamed up to deliver a Recreation Board Development session in Kelliher. That Fall a group of energetic, community-minded individuals wanted to see the Kelliher Recreation Board have more of a presence within the community. With that in mind, six new members joined the Board. New board members were profiled on the Kelliher Community Events Facebook page, as a way to introduce them to the community. Although these new members had an idea of what they would like to see the Recreation Board accomplish within the community of 217 people and the passion to achieve those goals, they were unclear about how the Recreation Board should be set-up and where their responsibilities within the community started and ended. For the full story click here
Congratulations to Team Saskatchewan for placing 2nd overall at the North American Indigenous Games in Toronto, Ontario July 16-23, 2017 with a total of 166 Medals: 65 Gold, 54 Silver, 47 Bronze. Click here to see the medal standings. Individual medal winners can be found here. Congratulations to all the participants that represented Saskatchewan. Well done!
Members of the Regina Beach Mini Rugby Program were invited by Saskatchewan Rugby to play during half time at the Sask Roughriders vs Hamilton Tiger-Cats at the new Mosaic Stadium on July 8th. This new program was introduced to the Regina Beach area by their recreation coordinator, Melissa Kobayashi, with funding help of the Regina Beach and District Lions Club and the Prairie Central District for Sport, Culture and Recreation CEDP (Community Engagement and Development Program) grant. More information can be found on page 2 of the Waterfront Press Regional newspaper if you click here.
The Southey Lions Park will be refurbished thanks to two generous donations. The Southey and District Recreation Board was selected to receive a $40,000 Coop Community Spaces grant. An additional donation of $52,000 towards this project came from the Flaman Group of Companies. More information can be found at https://waterfrontpress.com/
Thank you to the Waterfront Press Regional newspaper for providing the following photos:
(L-R) Mark Gerrard, Southey & District Lions Club Vice President and Lisa Grudnizki SDRB Vice President accepting $40000 grant from Coop Representatives: Vicki Bracken, Southey Coop Grocery Store Mgr;
Megan Dunn, Digital Marketing and Community Relations Mgr for Sherwood Coop Assoc. Ltd; Trevor Leippi, Southey Coop Gas Bar Mgr.
Lisa Grudnizki, SDRB Vice President with Mitchell Flaman (holding son Warner) representing the Flaman Group of Companies: $52000 donation