News Release - May 19, 1999
CASINO FUNDS SUPPORT CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILY PROGRAMS IN ROSTHERN AND WARMAN
Municipal Affairs, Culture and Housing Minister Carol Teichrob
announced today that community groups in Rosthern and Warman have
received $15,000 in casino profits through the Associated Entities
"The province established the Associated Entities Fund to distribute a
portion of casino profits for the benefit of Saskatchewan people,"
Teichrob said. "Since the beginning of 1997 more than $4.5 million in
casino profits have been distributed throughout Saskatchewan for
programs that support children, youth and families."
The Rosthern Youth Works Committee in partnership with the Town of
Rosthern received $5,000 toward the cost of developing and
distributing a community survey on youth-oriented issues in Rosthern.
The survey will determine local needs and provide input for the
development and implementation of an action plan to address the needs.
Students from grades four to 12, parents, community members and
seniors are targeted for the survey.
The Saskatchewan Valley School Division in partnership with the
Saskatoon East and West School Divisions, received $5,000 toward
training for Saskatchewan Rural Wraparound, a process of surrounding
and supporting families who are experiencing difficulty and have
complex needs with a team of family and community-based resource
The Warman and District Recreation board in partnership with the
Warman High School SRC received $5,000 toward the cost of the
Warman Summer Youth Program which will provide informal skill
development and leisure activities for children and youth from
ages seven to 15 in a safe, enjoyable atmosphere.
The Associated Entities Fund received a portion of the profits
from Casino Regina, the Gold Eagle Casino in North Battleford,
the Northern Lights Casino in Prince Albert and the Painted Hand
Casino in Yorkton.
For more information, contact:
Municipal Affairs, Culture and Housing
Phone: (306) 787-4011