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March 2015

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Job Opportunity - Summer Program Mentor

The Parkland Valley Sport, Culture and Recreation District is looking for self motivated individuals to fulfill the full-time, temporary positions of Summer Program Mentor. This position will provide mentorship support to local play leaders in rural communities in the district.
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Unplug & Play Week

March 23-29 is Unplug & Play Week, sponsored by ParticipACTION.

The goal of the program is to get families to pledge towards a full week of unplugging and being physically active during playtime.

If you're a physical activity practitioner, please check out ParticipACTION's Communication Tools to help you promote Unplug & Play Week to your network and encourage participation in this fun and worthwhile initiative.

For more information on Unplug & Play Week, visit their website.

National Volunteer Week: April 12 – 18, 2015

Make sure to take the time to recognize, celebrate and thank your volunteers. Visit this page for free, downloadable tools and resources to assist you in planning your National Volunteer Week campaign.

Creative Entrepreneurship Meeting

To empower cultural artists in Yorkton and surrounding area with information that will help elevate their business to new levels of exposure.

After the three short presentations by our award winning guest speakers the remainder of the event will be 'speed-dating' style forum, in which attendees will have a chance to speak one-on-one with a variety of organizations that can discuss possible funding opportunities as well as mingle with each other.

Registration required by March 20, 2015, please contact
Kelly Litzenberger  
306-641-9590 or

Upcoming Events:

Parkland Valley District - Board Meeting
March 19, Yorkton

HIGH FIVE® Trainer Workshop - March 18 - 21
Regina, Sk

Grant Writing & Meet the Funders - March 19
Yorkton, Gallagher Centre

National Volunteer Week - April 12- 18, 2015 motion Leader Training Workshops April 24-26
Yorkton, Gallagher Centre

Charity Village offers self-paced, online courses on topics such as board development, policies and procedures, grant seeking and sponsorship.  Check out their complete list of available courses.

Grants/Funding Opportunities:

Aboriginal Community Sport Development Grant
Application Deadline: April 1, 2015

CIF Community Grant Program
Application Deadline: April 1, 2015

SPRA First Nation Members Grant
Application Deadline: April 1, 2015

SPRA Métis Recreation Development Grant
Application Deadline: April 1, 2015

Parasport Equipment Grant & Club Development Grant
Application Deadline: April 15, 2015

Culture Days Funding Assistance
Application Deadline: April 15, 2015

Aboriginal Arts & Cultural Leadership Grant
Application Deadline - April 15, 2015

If you would like us to attend a meeting of yours, contact either
Sheila at 306-782-3353 or Kacie at 306-786-6585.

Parkland Valley Sport Culture and Recreation District is a non profit voluntary organization working with communities building capacity and creating a strong network of support through sport, culture and recreation

Recipients are encouraged to forward the PVSCRD Update to other members of their organizations.


Sheila Hryniuk
ph: 306-782-3353

Kacie Manz
ph: 306-786-6585

Nadine Frisk
ph: 306-786-6586

Fax: 306-782-0474


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