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News & Events from the YWCA | Monthly Archives: October 2015

Reduction of Stress through Yoga

The Reduction of Stress through Yoga As a form of meditation originating in India thousands of years ago, Yoga has become one of the most effective low-impact exercises used to eliminate stress and anxiety, and increase relaxation in the Western World. The benefits of Yoga are unmatched as Yoga has been proven to decrease stress […]

EMPLOYER MEET AND GREET ON NOV 4

Join us on November 4 for our next YWCA Employer Meet and Greet with the David Aplin Group. Wednesday, November 4 1:30-2:30pm The Lounge – Room 204 Second Floor, YWCA Saskatoon 510 – 25th Street East Bring your resume and meet representatives from the David Aplin Group. The David Aplin Group is a full-service national recruitment […]

EXPERIENCE FINANCIAL EMPOWERMENT FOR WOMEN

Presenting financial empowerment for women. Join us at YWCA Saskatoon for this 5-part series presented by READ Saskatoon, or choose 1 workshop. Financial Empowerment Series for Women Thursday evenings, starting October 29 6:30-8:30pm workshops YWCA Saskatoon, Room 304 510 -25th Street East Can’t make it to all 5 dates? Choose a topic that interests you. The […]

YWCA SASKATOON ANNUAL REPORT FOR 2014-2015

The 2014-2015 YWCA Saskatoon Annual Report, “My Family, My Y,” was released today. To view the entire report, visit http://ywcasaskatoon.com/about-the-ywca/financial-reporting/  We see YWCA Saskatoon as a family, and as in any family, we have grown in that time—expanding the breadth and depth of services offered to the Saskatoon community. Many have been part of the YWCA family […]

OCT. 21 YWCA SASKATOON ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Please join us for the YWCA Saskatoon 2015 Annual General Meeting. New members are welcome! YWCA Saskatoon Annual General Meeting Wednesday, October 21, 2015 5:00pm Meeting Refreshments to follow YWCA Saskatoon, 510 – 25th Street East For more information contact us at info@ywcasaskatoon.com or (306) 244-7034 ext 121. YWCA Saskatoon has ample free parking available.  

TOP POLICE CHIEF SAYS INVEST IN SOCIAL PROGRAMS

Source: article by Charles Hamilton, published in the Saskatoon StarPhoenix September 25, 2015, photo: Gord Waldner Canada’s top police chief says Canada should invest in social programs aimed at reducing poverty and providing more treatment for people with mental health issues if they want to have a real impact on the crime rate. Chief Clive Weighill, president of […]

PASSION FOR SOCIAL CHANGE AT YWCA CANDIDATES’ FORUM

Source: article by Betty Ann Adam, published in the Saskatoon StarPhoenix October 8, 2015 Female candidates for the Green Party, the NDP and the Liberals promised affordable housing, safe shelter for women escaping violence and help to pay for childcare. The differences in how each party would achieve the goals were laid out at a candidates’ […]

October Member Contest

October Fitness on 25th Member Contest Fitness on 25th offers a variety of aerobic exercise classes that are aimed to target multiple muscle groups, and to meet a range of fitness needs. New to the Fitness on 25th schedule this Fall, is Power Core. Power core incorporates high energy dance fitness moves with a blend […]

CANDIDATES SPEAK ABOUT THEIR COMMITMENTS TO WOMEN

YWCA Saskatoon hosts Candidates’ Forum on October 7, 2015 SASKATOON, Oct. 5, 2015 – What: YWCA Saskatoon is hosting “We’re talking women,” an opportunity for Saskatoon voters to meet local candidates in the upcoming federal election, and hear them speak about their commitments to women’s issues. The political forum will be moderated by Heather Persson, Editor, […]

September 2015 FitBit Contest Wrap Up

Linda Cunningham is our winner of the FitBit HR and Rae Vogel wins the Brainsport Gift Certificate! Congratulations to Linda and Rae as our winners for the Fitness on 25th September Member Contest. Linda’s name was drawn from over 9000 entries for the Fitbit member contest. A big thanks to all of our members for […]