Lethbridge Sport Council E-News - December 13th, 2016
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Lethbridge 2017:  Get Active Through Sport
Together with community partners and local sport organizations, Lethbridge Sport Council is planning a year long event to celebrate Canada's 150th anniversary.  There will be something for everyone in this project!  For more information, or to find out how to get involved, visit our website
Awards for Achievements in 2016
As we near the end of 2016, the Lethbridge Sport Council is preparing to recognize the outstanding 2016 achievements of local athletes, coaches, officials, volunteers and more.   Nominations will close January 31st, 2017.  Categories include:  Athletic Performance (junior, senior, master, athlete with a disability, Special Olympic, team and partner), Sport Excellence (coaching, officiating, volunteering), Leadership (individual and organization), Spirit in Sport (youth and adult), Corporate (business and sport)
Lunch with an Olympian
Congratulations to the winners of the Lunch with an Olympian contest,  Brooke Pansky,   Lola Digout and Jayden Sims.
Thank you to Allan Friesen of the Silverberg Group for his generous donation, giving the 3 winners and 3 of their friends, this unique opportunity.

Aspiring Writer?
The Lethbridge Sport Council is currently accepting applications via the SCiP program for a writer to assist with an upcoming project.  If you are a post-secondary student interested in applying for this internship valued at $1000, please see the posting on the SCiP website.
See the SCiP posting HERE
9 Fun and Active Gifts
Activeforlife.com has a list of great ideas for the kids on your list, to help the get or stay active!
Ideas include River Stones (Roving Gym uses these),  spooner boards, boochie game and more!
Visit activeforlife.com for the full list
Roving Gym
Here are the upcoming Roving Gym dates 
  • Tuesday December 13 @ 10:00 AM - Friendship Centre
  • Wednesday December 14 @ 6:30 PM -  Kingdom Kids
Save the Date
The 2017 Alberta Sport Leadership Conference is a training and development opportunity for the provincial sport sector aligning with the outcomes of the Alberta Sport Plan.  The 2017 Alberta Sport Leadership Conference will be held in April 27-29, 2017 at the Banff Centre.

2017 Alberta Sport Recognition Awards
The 2016 Athlete and Team of the Year Awards  and 2017 Coach Developer, Coaching, Officiating and Sport volunteer Recognition Awards will be presented at the Alberta Sport Leadership Conference - Awards Banquet on Friday April 28, 2017 in Banff
Midget AAA vs National U17 Belarus
On December 22nd  our Midget AAA team will be playing the National under 17 team from Belarus. There will be a $5.00 admission fee with proceeds going to help support the team. The game will take place at the Nicholas Sheran arena at  7:45  and everyone is encouraged to come out and cheer for the hometown team.
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Avail CPA U-Share Gathering
Join Avail CPA for a presentation and discussion about Charitable receipting on Thursday January 19th, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
For more details
2017 Rugby Prep
The 2017 Rugby Prep program is designed to deliver technical, tactical and sport science support to female rugby players ages 15 to 18. Camp coaches included 2016 Olympic bronze medalist Ashley Steacy, Pronghorns Rugby head coach Ric Suggitt and U Sports rugby players
For dates, times, details and to register
Susan Eymann, M.Ed.,ChPC
Executive Director
Phone: 403-320-5412
Tanya Whipple
Program and Communication Coordinator
Phone: 403-320-9371
Nicholas Sheran Ice Centre
Second Floor
401 Laval Blvd West
Lethbridge, AB