Wednesday, 21 September 2016 15:45

Flag raising for Saskatchewan Abilities Council Awareness Week in Swift Current, Sept. 19, 2016

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Swift Current Deputy Mayor Denis Perrault (at right) gets ready to hoist the Saskatchewan Abilities Council flag at City Hall, Sept. 19. Standing next to him is Kimi Duzan, the regional director of the Saskatchewan Abilities Council in Swift Current, and seated in front of her is Leland Teichroeb, who participated in the formal flag raising ceremony. The City of Swift Current has proclaimed Sept. 18-24 as the Saskatchewan Abilities Council Awareness Week in the city. A community barbecue fundraising event with live entertainment and information booths took place at Market Square, Sept. 22. Proceeds from this event will be used to support the programs and services provided at the Swift Current branch of the Saskatchewan Abilities Council. Details about a new program “Volunteering in the Community” was announced at the barbecue. The goal of this program is to give individuals with disabilities the opportunity to pursue their volunteer interests in the community.

 

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Matthew Liebenberg

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