More than $2,600 raised at TNT

Talent night features students from Kindersley Composite and Elizabeth Schools

More than $2,600 raised at TNTClarion staff We all know that our Kindersley youth have a lot of talent and each year at the Talent Night Telemiracle, it comes to the forefront, while raising money for a great cause. The event features students from Kindersley Composite School and Elizabeth School showing off their skills. This year, the 22 acts included…

New-generation recorder players opening eyes and ears

Flûte Alors! from Montreal is scheduled to perform at the Norman Ritchie Community Centre on Feb. 27 starting at 7 p.m.

New-generation recorder players opening eyes and earsKenneth Brown of The Clarion Jeanette Jackson of Kindersley has worked with local groups to bring a quartet of musicians to town that she says will have people thinking twice about the recorder. Flûte Alors!, an ensemble of four new-generation recorder players from Montreal, is scheduled to perform at the Norman Ritchie Community Centre on…

Local woman donates to charities via contest

Kindersley resident Kim Mah won the CAA Celebrate 100 Years $100,000 pot. She gets to keep $50,000 and selected recipients for the other $50,000

Local woman donates to charities via contestKenneth Brown of The Clarion Kindersley resident Kim Mah has been a CAA Saskatchewan member for about two decades and her longtime membership has paid off after winning a special contest. Mah was selected as the CAA Celebrate 100 Years $100,000 member winner in a contest held to mark 100 years of history for CAA…

Fine dining event a huge fundraising success

The owners of Kindersley Insurance Ltd., with staff and volunteers, served a four-course meal to raise $4,655 for West Central Abilities

Fine dining event a huge fundraising successKenneth Brown of The Clarion The owners of Kindersley Insurance Ltd. host an annual fine dining event to raise money for a local cause. The 2018 fundraiser has been declared a success. People gathered at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church on Jan. 27 to enjoy a four-course meal prepared by the owners of Kindersley Insurance with…

Community mourns loss of dedicated volunteer

Don Fuhrman, 66, spent most of his adult life volunteering on community projects and organizations, often as an inspirational leader

Community mourns loss of dedicated volunteerKenneth Brown of The Clarion Longtime volunteer and community champion Don Fuhrman died suddenly last week and the community now has a big hole to fill within the local volunteer base. Fuhrman, who was only 66-years-old at the time of his death on Jan. 18, spent the majority of his adult life volunteering his time…

Chase the Ace pot continues to grow

Ticket proceeds are split three ways: the biweekly winner gets 20 per cent, the ace pot gets 30 per cent and the pool fundraising effort gets 50 per cent

Chase the Ace pot continues to growKenneth Brown of The Clarion None of the biweekly winners from a local Chase the Ace draw has managed to choose the Ace of Spades. The ace pot will continue to grow for at least another week. The Kindersley Community Services Group has been running its Chase the Ace draw since September and nine draws…

2017 Year in Review – Part 3

The events that shaped the community and the people whose influence left indelible marks

2017 Year in Review – Part 3This is Part 3, the last of a look back at 2017. Oct. 11 The Kindersley and District Health and Wellness Foundation (KDHWF) has wrapped up a fundraising campaign to upgrade more than 100 rooms at the integrated health centre. In February 2016, the KDHWF launched its Revitalize-A-Room campaign with the goal of raising more…

Charity is not enough to fight poverty, social inequality

Food banks remain a symptom of bigger problems – poverty and social inequality. We need systemic change to fix those bigger problems

Charity is not enough to fight poverty, social inequalityWe’ve just emerged from the season when everyone wants to help support their local food bank initiatives. But ‘sharing the season’ always poses a tough question for me: How do we help our neighbours when, according to Canada Without Poverty, there are 4.9 million neighbours to help? The number of Canadians in need only seems…
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