Art auction fundraiser goes well for agency

Approximately 100 people attended the event for West Central Abilities

Art auction fundraiser goes well for agencyKenneth Brown of The Clarion The work of several local artists and contributors has gone up for auction to help raise money for an important building project within the community. West Central Abilities Inc., an agency that provides services to adults living with disabilities, held its first Art Extravaganza fundraiser on Nov. 3 at St.…

KCS students go big for cancer fundraiser

KCS students go big for cancer fundraiserKenneth Brown of The Clarion Students at Kindersley Composite School (KCS) have broken their record by raising more money than ever before through an annual breast cancer fundraiser. The Student Leadership Council (SLC) has been raising money for breast cancer research for the past eight years as part of the school’s “Think Pink” week, and…

Students are giving back by helping out

Elizabeth Middle School’s Interact Club is associated with the Rotary Club

Students are giving back by helping outJoan Janzen for The Clarion Kids can volunteer too, and Grade 7 students Gracee Wagner and Emily Jadischke from Elizabeth Middle School were excited to share how it’s done. “We joined the Interact Club,” they explained. The club is affiliated with the Rotary Club, along with similar clubs in 159 countries, according to information on…

Another good year for local DU fundraiser

Barb Alexander received a special plaque in recognition of her 25 years of involvement on the committee

Another good year for local DU fundraiserKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Ducks Unlimited (DU) committee in Kindersley has held its 37th annual banquet, and an eager crowd did its part to support the fun and games on Saturday. More than 180 people not including committee members were on hand at the DU banquet on Oct. 13 at the Kindersley Inn.…

Local businessman surpasses goal for STARS fundraiser

Garth MacDonald, the president and CEO of G-Mac’s AgTeam Inc., raised a total of $205,350

Local businessman surpasses goal for STARS fundraiserKenneth Brown of The Clarion The 2018 Rescue on the Prairie fundraiser for STARS Air Ambulance is in the books and a local businessman has eclipsed a fundraising goal for the annual event. Garth MacDonald, the president and CEO of G-Mac’s AgTeam Inc., had a personal goal to raise $200,000 through his involvement with the…

Staying active and offering support

Helping to raise funds for Parkinson’s research, support services, education and advocacy

Staying active and offering supportBy Joan Janzen of The Clarion Every year, for more than a decade, Nancy Kelly has participated in the Parkinson SuperWalk in Saskatoon, helping to raise funds for Parkinson’s research, support services, education and advocacy.   “I’ve been the top fundraiser in Saskatchewan for six years,” Nancy said.

Bikers brave the cold for charity ride

More than 90 toys were donated to the West Central Crisis and Family Support Centre

Bikers brave the cold for charity rideKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Kindersley Legion held its second annual Poker Rally and Toy Run on the weekend, and several bikers got out despite the chilly weather conditions. A total of about 30 motorcycles gathered outside the Legion Hall on Sept. 1 to participate in the Poker Rally and Toy Run. The participants…

How to address social inequality without an inheritance tax

Ideas about taxing, restricting or abolishing your inheritance have been floated by western social thinkers for centuries

How to address social inequality without an inheritance taxShould Canadians be taxed on inheritance? The question is increasingly being asked, but the answer is not straight-forward. This discussion is inherently linked to maintaining inequality from one generation to another – and basically to a skewing of the playing field of life from the start. Such debates aren’t new. In fact, they centre on…

Legion poker rally and toy run returns

Bikers are asked to bring a new unwrapped toy to be donated to the West Central Crisis and Family Support Centre

Legion poker rally and toy run returnsKenneth Brown of The Clarion Kindersley area bikers looking to go on a late summer cruise, win cash and support a good cause at the same time could do it all at the beginning of September. The second annual Legion Poker Rally and Toy Run is being presented by the Kindersley Legion on Sept. 1,…

Kindersley businessman needs support to be ‘rescued’

Garth MacDonald is one of five Saskatchewan community leaders who will compete in challenges while raising money for STARS Air Ambulance

Kindersley businessman needs support to be ‘rescued’Kenneth Brown of The Clarion The fourth annual STARS Rescue on the Prairies fundraiser is in progress, and a local businessman is participating in the event for a second time in three years. Garth MacDonald, the president and CEO of G-Mac’s AgTeam Inc., is one of five Saskatchewan community leaders waiting to be whisked away…

Regina man wins Chase the Ace pot

The final draw will still be made on Sept. 27, meaning there are still four draws for people to win money

Regina man wins Chase the Ace potKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Kindersley Community Service Group’s inaugural Chase the Ace draw will continue until the licence expires even though the largest pot has already been won. A spokesperson for the draw says the final draw will still be made on Sept. 27 and it means there are still four draws in…

Health foundation and friends support Heritage Manor upgrade

New furniture for the sun room purchased using funds from last year’s harvest by the Kindersley Antique Threshing Club and funds from Elsie Neil and family

Health foundation and friends support Heritage Manor upgrade  Kenneth Brown of The Clarion The residents of Heritage Manor have a new space to enjoy thanks to a contribution by the local health foundation made possible by its special donors. The Kindersley and District Health and Wellness Foundation (KDHWF) has purchased new furniture for the sun room at Heritage Manor using funds that…

Masonic Lodge still active in the community after 100 years

The local lodge has 54 members with about 25 to 30 active members and it's a partner in the Kindersley Community Service Group

Masonic Lodge still active in the community after 100 yearsKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Kindersley Masonic Lodge has more than 100 years of history and the local fraternal organization continues to stay active within the community. There are several ways to support a community, and joining a service club or fraternal organization is one way to give back. Membership is down for most…

Three Canadian drivers bring added excitement to this year’s Honda Indy

James Hinchcliffe, Robbie Wickens and Zachary Claman De Melo are all vying to bring Toronto a Canadian winner

Three Canadian drivers bring added excitement to this year’s Honda IndyThe first time I attended the Honda Indy race in Toronto, my friend Scot Cameron, a former race car driver, told me to stand at the wall of the track at the straightaway and look directly across as a car goes past. “All you’ll see is a blur,” he said. “You’ll know it went past,…

Only five draws left in Chase the Ace

A total of $5,873 has been won by the 21 draw winners and the draws are held every other Thursday

Only five draws left in Chase the AceKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Kindersley Community Service Group is hopeful ticket sales ramp up for its Chase the Ace draw with only five draws remaining before the draw ends. The most recent draw took place on July 5 at the Elks Hall. Darlene May, a volunteer that helps to sell Chase the Ace…
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