Blogs for Oxbow, Saskatchewan

To All Community Organizations: The Saskatchewan Lotteries Community Grant Program is available to community organizations wishing to submit an application. The purpose of the program is to provide funds to volunteer organizations who provide programs and services in sport, culture and recreation. Funds are provided through Recreation Boards or Municipal Governments to maintain, improve and expand on programs and opportunities for people of all ages to derive the benefits from involveme... More...

Friday November 01, 2013 04:11PM - 0 Comment(s)



From September 30th to October 6, 2013, it is Senior's Week in Saskatchewan. Why don't we celebrate our seniors? Your special events will make this celebration a success and show how important Seniors are everyday in every community.  Here are some suggestions for getting going! Involve as many people as possible--work with other groups such as Schools, Youth groups, Service clubs, Other senior's groups, Churches, Museums Use everyone's  skills and ideas. Have a fashio... More...

Monday August 19, 2013 04:51PM - 0 Comment(s)



Applications are now being accepted for the 2013-2014 Active After School Initiative year! Several data sources suggest that children and youth are spending a lot of their after school time participating in sedentary activities (motorized transportation, watching TV, computer, video games). The after school time period (3 to 6 p.m.) is a window of opportunity for children and youth to engage in physical activity pursuits. Southeast Connection is pleased to offer the Active After School Ini... More...

Friday July 12, 2013 01:46PM - 0 Comment(s)



Our town will be judged by Communities in Bloom on July 18th, 2013. Last year, we were given a 42.5% rating. WE ARE BETTER THAN THAT! We are asking all residents to take a walk around their properties, (private, commercial, rental) and lanes to pick up garbage, mow and trim grass and to generally make each property more attractive. Help your neighbor. A lot can be accomplished if we all do a little. Land fill days will be waived for the second week-end of every month from April to October... More...

Friday July 12, 2013 12:38PM - 1 Comment(s)



Creative Kids has had a tremendous impact in Saskatchewan. In two and a half short years, we have helped 1,900 applicants participate in dance classes, art camps, music lessons, traditional cultural experiences and multi-cultural heritage workshops. We have reched children and youth in 100 Saskatchewan communitys, from Maple Creek to Meadow Lake to Moosomin. Since the fall of 2010, donations and sponsorships have allowed us to contribute $590,000.00 directly to children facing financial barri... More...

Tuesday July 09, 2013 12:01PM - 0 Comment(s)



Culture Days is a collaborative, pan-canadian annual initiative that aims to raise awareness, accessibility, participation and engagement by all people in the cultural life of their local communities. CULTURE DAYS aims to: Fostr appreciation and support of the artistic and cultural life that islived, created and expressed across teh country in urban centres, subarban and rural communities alike; Stimulate and strengent a sense of ownership of culture by citizens in their local... More...

Tuesday July 09, 2013 11:54AM - 0 Comment(s)



If you are interested in Senior’s Housing, we want you to come to the Town Office on July 4th, at 1:30 PM. We are having a focus group to determine the need. Please call Lorri and let her know if you plan to come. 306-483-2747 More...

Friday June 28, 2013 11:21AM - 0 Comment(s)



Is your community raising money to renovate or repair a community facility, such as your local hall, rink or playground? Look no further! The Community Vitality Program provides project grants to community initiatives that encourage local youth, voluntary and community actions to build sustainable communites and improve quality of life, focusing on: 1. Enhancing the quality, accessibility and use of community facilities; 2. Building community pride, encouraging volunteerism and community i... More...

Wednesday June 26, 2013 03:36PM - 0 Comment(s)



Looking for funding to support a local physical activity program? The objective of the Physical Activity Grant Program is to increas physical activity levels of Saskatchewan people through strategic projects at the local, regional, or provincial level with initiatives undertaken in collaboration with partners. The grant suppors local initiatives that focus on the reduction of barriers to support access and participation in physical activity. The next deadline is October 1, 2013 Application ... More...

Wednesday June 26, 2013 03:29PM - 0 Comment(s)



(This is a partial article from active healthy kids Canada Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth) 2013 Active transportation-walking, biking, in-line skating and skateboarding to get to and from places such as school, parks and shops--has long been known to be an important source of physical activity for children and youth. If children walked for all trips of less than one kilometer rather than being driven, they would take an average of 2,238 additional steps per day! This... More...

Tuesday June 25, 2013 02:40PM - 0 Comment(s)



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