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Yorkton's 125th Anniversary

Gallagher Centre Renovations

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Water Plant Expansion

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2010 State of Emergency

In 2007, the City of Yorkton, in celebration of Yorkton's 125 years of settlement, established a committee to plan local events.

Yorkton 125 Committee

Larry Pearen - Chairperson
Merle Sherwin - Vice Chairperson
Gerry Smysnuik - Finance
Adeline Wuschenny - Secretary
Sophia Hamm
Gene Denischuk
Corinne Lubiniecki
Deb Link
Louise Belanger
Terri Lefebvre Prince
Barry Sharpe
Rob Kirkness
Donna Brothwell
Nola Mahingen
Arlene Pinay
MaryAnn Trischuk
Mayor Chris Wyatt
Councillor Randy Goulden
Darren Spelay - Staff

Special Events

Yorkton 125 Window Decorating Contest
The Yorkton Chamber of Commerce and the Yorkton 125 Committee are hosting a Window Decorating Contest to help beautify Yorkton and celebrate Yorkton’s 125 years of settlement. The entry fee is one small prize from your business to add to the winner’s basket. Once registered, your window will be photographed and displayed on www.chamber.yorkton.sk.ca. The winner will be announced at the Yorkton 125 Family Fun Day on September 2, 2007.

For more information or to register please call the Yorkton Chamber of Commerce at 783-4368.

Yorkton 125 Family Fun Day
Sunday, September 2, 2007
Gallagher Centre Flexihall

A day of family fun

9:30 a.m.
Gospel Music Program

11:00 a.m.
Community Church Service - Over 20 Yorkton churches will be represented

1:00 p.m.
Opening Ceremonies

1:30 p.m.
An afternoon of great local entertainment featuring:
Rock 101
Bear Clan Dance Troupe
Trailer Trash
Troyanda Ukrainian Dance Ensemble
Shameless
Dance Innovations
Samara Yung
Yorkton Highland Dancing
Volcanoless in Canada

7:30 p.m.
Saskatchewan Express

Other Activities to include:
Wahpiimoostoosis Teepee Camp
Kids Activities
Face Painting
Antique Automobile Display

Gallagher Centre Water Park
$1.25 swim
1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

For more information call 786-1750

Sponsored by:
City of Yorkton
Cornerstone Credit Union
Painted Hand Community Development Corporation


60th Anniversary
Builiding #17 Canteen WWII Air Training Base
Friday, September 28, 2007
8:00 p.m.
Holy Trinity Anglican Parish Hall

WWII Big Band Music by the Yorkton Community Jazz Band
Singer: Jackie Washenfelder
Listening-Dancing-Reminiscing

Tickets are $12.50 per person
Cash Bar
Special Canapes (munchies)

For more information call Sheila Harris at 783-0290 or sheila.h@sasktel.net