Monthly Archives: July 2016

Quinn Mittelholtz Brings Home Gold Medals

Congratulations to local resident Quinn Mittelholtz and Team Southwest A for their performance at the Saskatchewan Summer Games. Team Southwest won 4 gold medals in a clean sweep for the relay team.

Team Gold Medals

4 X 50 Meter Freestyle Relay .

4 X 50 Meter Individual Medley Relay.

4 X 100 Meter Freestyle Relay.

4 X 100 Meter Individual Medley Relay

Bronze Medal

100 Meter Freestyle was an individual medal won by Quinn.

Cypress Health Region finds savings to balance 2016-17 operating budget

Cypress Health Region finds savings to balance 2016-17 operating budget Health & Wellness SouthWest Saskatchewan  Saskatchewan Health Authority

The Cypress Health Region is implementing various savings initiatives to balance the 2016-17 operating budget.  Board members approved an operating budget of $142.8 million and a capital budget of $14.6 million at a regular Cypress Regional Health Authority meeting, July 21.

Larry Allsen, the chief financial officer and vice president corporate services for Cypress Health, presented budget details during the meeting.

The health region was facing a $4.4 million budget shortfall after receiving its provincial funding allocation.

“So as we went through we were able to find the money that was necessary to balance the budget, although it is tight,” he said after the meeting. “We need to really be vigilant and monitor this throughout the year to make sure that we stay where we say we’re going to be.”…

via SW Sask News – Prairie Post – Prairie Post

Cast Your Vote for Best Backyard

The Gull Lake Communities in Bloom Committee is looking for your help in judging this years, “Backyard Competition.” Below are pictures of the nominee’s floral displays and a poll to cast your vote for the nominee with the best “Back Yard”.

(Click on the images above to enlarge)

Cast Your Vote

To vote select the nominee of your choice and click the “Vote” button below.

Voting will be open until  August 2nd, 2016 at 5 pm and the winner of the competition will be announced on August 3rd, 2016.

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