May 2019
Good Neighbours Week in Yorkton
Yorkton City Council declared the week of May 5 to 11 to be Good Neighbours Week, in recognition of the 50th anniversary of SIGN, and the work the organization has done, and continues to do in the city and east-central Saskatchewan. The proclamation was requested by SIGN board chair Jerome Niezgoda, who addressed city council during its meeting on April 15. SIGN will mark its 50th anniversary with a dinner and evening of celebration May 10, open to the public. At left, SIGN Board chair Jerome Niezgoda with Yorkton Mayor Bob Maloney.
News from SIGN
SIGN is celebrating its 50th anniversary
Date: May 10, 2019
Location: St. Mary's Cultural Centre, corner of Wellington Avenue and Dunlop Street, Yorkton SK
Reception at 5.30 pm (CST)
Dinner at 6.30 pm (CST)
Dress business casual
Program, entertainment and social time to follow
Tickets are $25 per person, available at SIGN on North Street, or buy them online. Ticket sales end at 5 pm on May 5.
Please note: Tickets purchased online tickets are $27 to cover credit card and processing fees.

Free ID Clinic in Kamsack
A free clinic where people who don't have proper ID can get it for free will be held in Kamsack on Thursday May 2. The clinic, held several times a year by SIGN Outreach, is made possible through the financial assistance of Affinity Credit Union. It will be held from 1 pm to 3.30 pm at the Outreach office, 359 Queen Elizabeth Blvd East. Funding is available for 50 birth certificates and 10 SGI photo ID cards, on a first come, first served basis.

Presentations available to community groups
The Sexual Assault Outreach Program believes that education and awareness in our community is such an important factor in preventing sexual violence. The safety of our children, families, and community are the driving factor for the Outreach Program. Here is a PDF file with a list of presentations available to our community. Most of these presentations can be adapted to an organization's, client's or group's unique needs and can be presented in a multitude of diverse settings, both large and small. 

Monthly Women's Circle starts in May
The Women's Circle, a new program hosted by SIGN's Sexual Assault Cultural Program, will meet the first Friday of every month starting May 3 at SIGN on Broadway, 345 Broadway Street West, Yorkton. The Women’s Circle is a safe place to share, tell stories, and share experiences while learning more about First Nations culture, sweet grass, traditional healing, traditional roles, and healing.

Careers with SIGN
Looking for a meaningful career in the human services field? SIGN has openings in a variety of fields. Job postings are listed on the Careers page of the SIGN web site.

Help with income tax filing
SIGN has been designated by Revenue Canada as a Community Volunteer Income Tax Program. SIGN volunteer staff members will assist low income individuals and families ($25,000 annual family income and below) in filling out income tax forms on an appointment basis.

Information about these SIGN programs and events, and much more,
is available at signyorkton.ca .
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