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This Eagle Acknowledgement Goes To Gail

Gail EA

(Ken congratulates Gail on winning the Eagle Acknowledgement)

Gail Leier is this week's winner of the Eagle Acknowledgment! For many years Gail has been a hard working volunteer for such organizations as Rhythmic Gymnastics, the Swift Current SPCA, & the Lyric Theatre. Gail wins a gift card from Schultz Ranch Country Meats in Morse.

Nominate someone today by calling or texting the Eagle at 306-773-0941 or emailing [email protected]. Every Friday we'll award a deserving volunteer with a gift card for Schultz Ranch Country Meats in Morse "the taste of tradition from the heart of ranch country".

SWYES Run For Shelter

Kayla

(Kayla from SWYES)

The South West Youth Emergency Shelter is getting set to host their second annual Run For Shelter on June 11th.

The day will feature a 5km, 10km half and full marathon and everyone is welcome to come out to run, walk, bike, or blade. It starts at Kinetic Park and will follow the Chinook Pathway. To register or for more information email [email protected], check their website at www.swyes.com or find them on Facebook.

The first run last year was a huge success and raised in the area of $10,000 for SWYES and organizers are hoping to build on that this year.

Indians Ready To Start The Season

Indians ball

(Swift Current Indians 2015 home opener)

The Swift Current Indians are ready to open the 2016 season this weekend. The Tribe open on the road in Moose Jaw Saturday night before hosting the Miller Express in the home opener Sunday afternoon at Mitchell Field with the first pitch at 2:05.

The team this year will be a big club with an average height of 6'3" and weight of over 200lbs. Sunday's home opener is pack the park and the Eagle is a game sponsor. We'll be there Sunday afternoon handing out prizes at the game. The Indians play a 48 game Western Major Baseball League regular season, 24 home and 24 away.

Season tickets and individual game tickets can be purchased in advance at Pharmasave.

 

Al Wins Our First Eagle Acknowledgement!!

Al wins

Congratulations to Al Kaufmann, our first Eagle Acknowledgement winner!! Al volunteers tirelessly for the Swift Current Drag Racing Association and was nominated by Ryan Hurrell. Al wins a gift card from Schultz Ranch Country Meats in Morse!! Nominate someone for the Eagle Acknowledgement by calling or texting the Eagle at 306-773-0941 or emailing [email protected] Al...for all you do this Eagle Acknowledgement is for you!!

Safe Cycling This Summer

Bike safety

Bike riders take note, there's a special bike safety event happening Wednesday, May 18 at ACT Park (4th ave NE & Ashford St) from 4-7pm. There are free hotdogs, inspections, a bike safety course and more. It's designed to make sure everyone stays safe and has fun riding their bikes this summer.

The Star Wars based theme for this year is "May The Helmut Be With You" and helmuts are required.

For more information call the Community Services Division at city hall at 778-2787 or visit the city website at www.swiftcurrent.ca. 

 

Kiwanis Open House Tonight

Larry Jensen

(Larry Jensen of the Swift Current Kiwanis Club joined Ken on the Eagle morning show Tuesday to talk about the open house)

For 95 years the Kiwanis Club of Swift Current has been serving the community and does numerous volunteer projects throughout the year.

The club wants to make sure that continues and with an eye to the future they're hosting an open house tonight (May 10) at the Sky Centre from 7:00 - 9:00.  Anyone interested is welcome to attend to find out more about local Kiwanis initiatives and how you can become a member.

If you would like to help make Swift Current continue to be a great place to live, the Kiwanis Club is the place for you.

For more information call Larry Johnson at 773-6302. Snacks and refreshments will be served also.

 

Great Fun At McHappy Day!!

KT McHappy

(Tara and Ken at McHappy Day)

Ken McHappy Hero

(Ken Receives his McHappy Hero certificate from McDonalds/Swift Current GM Deepak)

We had a blast hanging out at Mcdonalds for McHappy Day on Wednesday. Mchappy day raises money for Ronald Mcdonald Houses and other charities.

Mcdonalds has been hosting McHappy Day for 23 years and it has raised millions of dollars for these great causes. Thanks to Mcdonalds for putting on this awesome day and everybody that supported it!!

 

First Races Of The Season This Sunday

CJ SCRA

(Colin Johnston from the Speedy Creek Racing Association)

The first races of the 2016 season are all set to go this Sunday, May 15 at the newly named Living SKy Casino Speedway at Kinetic Exhibition Park. Sunday's season opener will feature the hobbies, streets, and modifieds and racing starts at 2pm Sunday afternoon.

Speedy Creek Racing has entered into a new corporate partnership with Living Sky Casino this year to prolong racing in Swift Current and area for years to come.

You can check out the 2016 schedule and more at their website here: http://www.scra.ca/

Almost Time To Play Ball!!

indians copy

The Swift Current Indians open up their 2016 Western Major Baseball League season in a few short weeks.

The tribe kicks things off with a home and home series with Moose Jaw, travelling to Moose Jaw on Saturday, May 28 and then hosting Moose Jaw in the home opener Sunday, May 29 at Mitchell Field, first pitch at 2:05.

The Indians play a 48 game regular season; 24 home and 24 on the road. This year's WMBL includes the addition of a team in Fort McMurray.  The Fort McMurray squad will pay their first visit to Mitchell Field for a two game set on July 4 and 5.

The complete Indians schedule can be found here: http://scindians.pointstreaksites.com/view/scindians

Go tribe go!!!

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