Rivers West Offices Closed

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Out of respect for Remembrance Day, Rivers West District for Sport, Culture & Recreation will be closed on Monday, November 12. Regular office hours will resume on Tuesday, November 13.
 
Lest we forget.

Rivers West District Board of Directors Changes

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We would like to welcome Lisa Watson to the Rivers West District Board of Directors! Lisa has been the Recreation Director for the Town of Elrose since 2013. As Recreation Director, Lisa oversees and coordinates hockey, ball, soccer, curling and swimming as well as finding officials for games. She is also responsible for the operation of the Regional Park. Lisa works closely with the Recreation Board to plan major fundraisers including the Annual Sports Auction. She is dedicated to her family and involved in many activities and sports that her children participate in. We look forward to working with you Lisa!

Rivers West District would also like to thank Chris Keleher and Steven Schwartz who have resigned off our Board of Directors. The hours of volunteering, input at meetings and leadership provided will be missed and we wish you all the best.

Upcoming Rivers West District Workshops

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Board Governance Basics 101 Workshop in Rosetown on November 14, 2018

  • Do you want to understand more about the roles and responsibilities of being a board member? Would you like to understand and work through board dynamics and gain financial skills to be a better board member? Or would you just like to continue learning about board governance? This workshop covers all the basics you need!
  • At the Rose Room at the Rosetown Civic Centre, 1005 Main Street, Rosetown, SK
  • Registration is FREE! Lunch provided.
  • Register by November 7, 2018 to Bonnie Mills Midgley:
    • Phone: 306-248-3518      Phone/Text: 306-344-7473           Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Click here for more information and the registration form.

Community Cultural Planning Workshop in Kyle on November 20, 2018

  • The Community Cultural Planning Workshop will take a look at the cultural planning process, assist community members start planning for their communities and discuss possible funding options for municipalities and First Nations.
  • Who should attend this workshop:
    • Municipal Elected Officials and Staff,
    • First Nation Elected Officials and Staff,
    • Cultural Organization Volunteers,
    • Artists and Cultural Workers.
  • At the Kyle Community Sports Centre – Rink Mezzanine, Kyle, SK
  • Registration is FREE! Lunch provided.
  • Register by November 14, 2018 to Bonnie Mills Midgley:
    • Phone: 306-248-3518      Phone/Text: 306-344-7473           Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Click here for more information and the registration form.

Board Governance Workshop in Makwa on November 24, 2018

  • Do you want to understand more about the roles and responsibilities of being a board member? Would you like to understand and work through board dynamics and gain financial skills to be a better board member? Or would you just like to continue learning about board governance? This workshop covers all the basics you need!
  • At the Makwa Curling Rink, located on Federal Avenue, Makwa, SK
  • Registration is FREE! Lunch provided.
  • Register by November 19, 2018 to Bonnie Mills Midgley:
    • Phone: 306-248-3518      Phone/Text: 306-344-7473           Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Click here for more information and the registration form.

Grant Writing and Fundraising Workshop in Borden on November 27, 2018

  • Would you like to learn more about the grant writing process to make more informed decisions? Do you understand the language of grant applications? How should you prepare a budget for the worst case scenario? Marian Donnelly will facilitate this workshop and share her knowledge to help you improve your grant writing skills.
  • At the Borden Community Centre, 301 – 1st Avenue, Borden, SK
  • Registration is FREE! Lunch provided.
  • Register by November 20, 2018 to Bonnie Mills Midgley:
    • Phone: 306-248-3518      Phone/Text: 306-344-7473           Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Click here for more information and the registration form.

Financial Management for Non-Profit Boards Workshop in Cut Knife POSTPONED


Check back for more upcoming workshops!

Expression of Interest
Rivers West District wants to know what workshop you would like to hold in your community! We offer a variety of workshops and want to provide exactly what your community needs to succeed. To let us know you are interested in hosting a workshop in your community, please fill out the Expression of Interest and return it to Bonnie Mills Midgley by:

  • Mail: P.O. Box 717, St. Walburg, SK, S0M 2T0
  • Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Fax: 306-248-3484

Partner Workshops and Clinics

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More events to come.


Coaches Association of Saskatchewan Workshops:


Museum Association of Saskatchewan

MAS offers a range of learning opportunities. We design our training and resources to support museum staff and volunteers of all kinds, from board members to student workers, and from emerging to established professionals. http://saskmuseums.org/programs

Tourism Saskatchewan
Through Saskatchewan Tourism Education Council (STEC) has a number of professional development opportunities that are available and listed on their website:   http://store.industrymatters.com/category/train

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