Thursday, 30 August 2018 07:25

SaskAbilities Week to be celebrated in Swift Current

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The City of Swift Current has proclaimed September 2- 8, as SaskAbilities Awareness Week. Kimi Duzan, Regional Director of SaskAbilities Swift Current Branch, Cortney Reynolds and her daughter Tayla, a participant of our Summer Fun Program and Camper at Camp Easter Seals gave a presentation to the Mayor and City Council on Monday, August 27.

Throughout SaskAbilities Awareness Week, we welcome you to join us for a number of community events raising awareness around individuals experiencing disability, connecting with the community and increasing social inclusion.

Tuesday, September 4, 2018
Flag raising ceremony will be at 10am outside City Hall.

Thursday, September 6, 2018
Join us from 11am to 2pm for SaskAbilities Awareness Week Community BBQ at Market Square. Enjoy a hamburger, cold drink and a bag of chips for $7. We will also have tables set up showcasing the programs and services that SaskAbilities offers and live music performed by Bakersfield!

Friday, September 7, 2018
Join us at SaskAbilities Open House – We’ve been busy this year, come check out what our clients and staff have been up to. We will also be celebrating the Grand Re-Opening of Special Needs Equipment. The Special Needs Equipment program has been in place since 1987. Funded by Saskatchewan Health through the Saskatchewan Aids to Independent Living, Special Needs Equipment throughout the province issue more than 35,000 pieces of equipment to clients. In Swift Current, SaskAbilities and Special Needs Equipment have been at independent locations until June 2018. “We are pleased to move the Special Needs Equipment program into the SaskAbilities main branch in Swift Current,” said Carrie McComber, Special Needs Equipment Manager. “This move has provided the opportunity for us to improve staff working conditions and more importantly, integrate the variety of services SaskAbilities offers for clients in the community.”

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