Entries by Kathy

Congratulations Jay!

On Wednesday October 22, 2014 about 25 members of staff and Jay‘s parents, Greg and Penny, gathered to recognize Jay’s 5 years of service with Stantec. Jay received letters of recognition form the President and Vice-president of Stantec, a plaque, and a share in the company. Bob Freisen, who gave Jay the opportunity to work […]

Literacy Program for Adults

DID YOU KNOW? That the Regina Public Library offers a literacy program for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. It’s on Wednesday afternoons at 1:30 at the George Bothwell branch. It’s called Literacy is Fun! If you’d like to join in, call Alice Samkoe at the library’s main branch. 306 777-6010. Or e-mail her at […]

Accessing Residential Support in Regina, SK.

The Regina Residential Services Co-Management (RRSCC) is a partnership between community organizations and government. It functions to review and respond to requests for residential services, develop and monitor programs and services and allocate resources. The RRSCC is the single point of entry for individuals requiring residential services, providing coordinated planning, referral and service development and […]

Youth Has No Age

National Youth Week is May 1 – 7 every year, that is dedicated to the celebration of youth and their active participation in their community. Whether it is recreation, drama, sport, dance, civic engagement, art, volunteerism or leadership, every day young people are involved in meaningful activities during their discretionary time. National Youth Week is […]

The Hidden Power of Smiling

Ron Gutman reviews a raft of studies about smiling, and reveals some surprising results. Did you know your smile can be a predictor of how long you’ll live — and that a simple smile has a measurable effect on your overall well-being?  

Literacies Needs Survey

The Literacy Committee of the Regina and District Association for Community Living (RDACL) would like to invite you to participate in a survey that will provide information for future literacy support in our community. If you would like to complete the survey, please contact us and we can e-mail you a form that can be […]

Our Journey So Far

It has been a productive and exciting year for the Next Chapter Book Club. Our goal for the year was to expand the program and to create more community awareness. We began by starting a Facebook page to share our ongoing activity and create interest using a new method.  We also reached out by distributing […]

Jack’s Heat

Have an extra 15 minutes today?  Need a smile on your face this Sunday afternoon?  Want to feel inspired?  Then you have to watch this story about Jack and his teammates.  I think it is extremely important to share stories like these, not only because they are heart warming, but also because the more people […]