Information is key to success in today's sport, culture and recreation environment. In Get the Scoop, you will find the latest news, funding and resources from the South East Sport, Culture & Recreation District.
Upcoming Free Virtual Workshop!
Our Infrastructure Funding Bootcamp features a morning virtual workshop followed by an afternoon panel discussion. It provides an in-depth look at funding strategies and diversified revenue generation tips for capital projects in rural situations.

Sign up for our Infrastructure Funding Bootcamp on January 27, 2021 - a free online session designed for community groups, non-profits, and municipal leaders who need funding to make their recreation facility upgrades and renewal projects a reality. This event will feature a panel of community leaders who will share their tips for success followed by a Q & A session!

Panel Presenters:
Ryan Dale, Recreation Director/Facilities Manager, Town of Whitewood
Tami Scott, Community Development Officer, Town of Oxbow
Mike Schwean, Director – Parks & Recreation, Town of Moosomin
Make the Most of Technology Available to You
Technology has important effects on business operations whether you are a not for profit, small
organization or manage a team. No matter the size of your enterprise, technology has both tangible and intangible benefits that will help you streamline processes and ensure your communications reach the audience you need. Technological infrastructure affects the culture, efficiency and relationships of an organization.

This toolkit has been created to cover a large range of technology that is available for communities to use to assist in the great work they do and to meet the demands of modern society.
South East District's Town Tour!
Our "Town Tour profiles" highlight the important and valuable outdoor and indoor spaces and places that our communities have available for children, families and individuals to enjoy! Take a peek at some of our current Town Tour profiles!

Spotlight Story: Local Curling Volunteer Wins Prestigious Award
Like so many other sports in smaller communities, curling simply doesn't happen without the input of numerous volunteers. One such volunteer at the Bienfait Curling Club earned an award from Curl Sask recently for all the work he's done to grow the game in the southeast.

Ken Bonokoski was named the winner of a Walter Ort Curl Sask Volunteer Award yesterday for his dedicated work. The award is handed out annually to volunteers who, in the words of Curl Sask, work quietly behind the scenes or are an active leader of the club.
COVID-19 Resources
South East District has compiled COVID-19 updates and resources applicable to sport, culture and recreation on our website resources page.

Celebrate Saskatchewan Multicultural Week - November 1-30, 2020
Who’s Your Multicultural Superhero?
Multicultural Superheroes inspire everyone to create welcoming and inclusive communities!

They act as a metaphor for how all types of business can learn to better engage their customers and the public. They help students and teachers see possibilities to celebrate cultural diversity, and identify and challenge discrimination. Multicultural Superheroes show community organizations how to inspire others to engage in their cause. All levels of Government can learn why multiculturalism matters and how it can better implement the Saskatchewan Multiculturalism Act.

Saskatchewan has so much to celebrate and there are so many multicultural superheroes that the campaign runs from November 1-30.

Share about your multicultural superhero on social media (Twitter, Instagram and Facebook) using #multiculturalsuperhero and challenge others to do the same. Get creative; the sky is the limit!
What Do You Need to Be A Coach?
Wherever there is an athlete, there is a coach. While some coaches start out as athletes, most are parents, teachers, sport fans, and community members who want to be part of a sport they love and make a difference. Sport-specific National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) training is available in the NCCP Community, Competition, and Instruction streams through more than 65 National Sport Organizations and 13 Provincial / Territorial Coaching Representatives across Canada. Training is available through In-Class, Online, eLearning, and Home Study formats. Coaches can complete workshops in a few days, a single evening, or even a few hours.


For more information, contact Coaching Association of Saskatchewan at saskcoach.ca!
Get Excited About These Sessions!
Registration is now open for the 2020 SPRA Conference and SaskFit virtual events!

Join the fun on November 18-20, 2020 for a virtual SPRA Conference and immediately afterwards on November 20-21, 2020 for SaskFit!

These new online Conferences are great opportunities for people in the recreation and fitness industries to come together, work towards bettering ourselves and our communities, and encourage each other to look optimistically to the future and be prepared for it.

Follow the links below to learn more about:
Dr. Robyne Hanley-Dafoe is the official keynote speaker of the 2020 SPRA Conference, and she invites you to register today and learn research-informed strategies to help you practice and cultivate resiliency.
Saskatchewan Lotteries - Everyone Wins!
Sask Lotteries funds over 12,000 sport, culture and recreation groups across Saskatchewan. Every time you purchase a lottery ticket in Saskatchewan, a portion of that revenue supports a wealth of organizations in our communities. Subscriptions allow lottery players to play draw-based games – including LOTTO MAX, LOTTO 6/49, WESTERN MAX, WESTERN 649, DAILY GRAND and EXTRA – for up to a year in advance. Subscriptions can be purchased by phone, by mail, or on the Sask Lotteries website.
Upcoming Training Opportunities
Resources
For more resources, visit our retooled 'Resource' section on our website.
Grants & Funding 
Apply by November 15, 2020
Apply by November 15, 2020
Apply by December 11, 2020
Apply by January 31, 2021
Apply by January 31, 2020
Please note deadlines may change. For up to date information, seek the funder for the correct dates.
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