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Southeast Connection Welcomes New Staff Member
Southeast Connection is excited to introduce the newest addition to our staff team, Kirsten Regel. Kirsten is working as Coordinator - Community Development in our Emerald Park office location and oversees the areas of communications, recreation, physical activity and funding initiatives. Her office phone number is 306.780.9814, or she can be reached by email at

Welcome Kirsten!
Register for artsVestâ„¢Saskatchewan workshops
Monday, November 28
1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Signal Hill Arts Centre, Weyburn
1:00 p.m. - Information Session (mandatory for ALL interested organizations)
2:00 p.m. - Sponsorship 101 Workshop (mandatory for new organizations but also open to returning organizations)

artsVest Saskatchewan is a matching incentive and sponsorship training program created by Business for the Arts to spark corporate engagement in arts and heritage and build strong ties between public, private and cultural sectors.

Registration at Eventbrite will be available soon. If you have any questions regarding eligibility and the program, contact Wendy Thienes, Program Manager, at or (306) 294-7383. 
Sport Taping Clinic
Sunday, October 30, 2016 commencing at 9:00 a.m.
Gladmar School, Gladmar
Clinic Fee is $20. Deadline to register is October 26.

Are you an athlete, team trainer, parent or coach involved with a sports team?
Are you prepared and capable of handling minor sports injuries?
This workshop is for you!

The goal of clinic is to give participants knowledge and first-hand experience dealing with minor injuries to help keep athletes performing at their best. For more information, contact Joni Hagen, Executive Director, at 306.842.2188.
Cultural Planning Workshop
Cultural planning is playing a vital role in building vibrant communities and propelling sustainable growth. Creativity and culture are powerful drivers in building local economies and strengthening quality of life. Cultural Planning = Creative Communities. Learn to leverage your community’s cultural resources to support local development and integrate culture into planning and decision-making.

Janet Baker, workshop presenter, will lead attendees through an interactive session and will share the benefits of cultural planning including information on how to integrate culture across plans, strategies and priorities. We will also share information regarding SaskCulture's Municipal Cultural Planning Grant!

When: Friday, November 25, 2016
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Where: Signal Hill Arts Centre, Weyburn
Cost: $25 registration fee

Welcoming and Inclusive Resources
Seeking resources towards fostering communities which are welcoming and inclusive of diversity? Check out these online resources below for some great ideas:

Communities in Bloom Results - 2016
The Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association is proud to announce the results of the 2016 Saskatchewan Communities in Bloom program.  Provincial winners and Communities in Bloom participants will be recognized during the SPRA Awards Gala on October 28, 2016, in Regina, SK.  

For all of the provincial program results and to see which south east communities participated, click here.
Activity Assistance Deadlines Changed
Southeast Connection's Activity Assistance is moving from monthly deadlines to quarterly deadlines. November 1, 2016 will be our last "monthly" deadline. The new quarterly deadlines include December 1, March 1, June 1 and September 1. Check out our website for further updates.
Community Initiative Fund's Resource Roundup
Every month, the Community Initiative Fund (CIF) features a new Resource Roundup PDF on a specific topic. October's Resource Roundup is on Human Resources! Find resources designed to help managers, employees & board members better understand & manage matters relating to HR from a variety of sources including the HR Council. Click here.
Saskatchewan Multicultural Week
The Multicultural Council of Saskatchewan (MCoS) invites you to hold events of all types during Multicultural week, November 19-29, centered around the five streams of multicultural work: cultural continuity, celebration of diversity, anti-racism, intercultural connections and integration. Click here.
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