Kenaston, Saskatchewan

Kenaston Crossroads - Bi-Monthly Newsletter
Kenaston Crossroads
October / November 2012

Harvest Wind-Up "The Metro Show"
Saturday, October 20
Kenaston Place

Cocktails: 5:30 - Supper: 6:30 - Show: 8:00
MC: Sharon Jakobs (CJWW)

Comedy : Metro
Musical Guests: Freddie & Sheila Pelletier

Tickets: $25.00 per person
Available at 4C's or call 252-2131 by October 13
Proceeds to Kenaston Place
Sponsors: Millsap Fuel Distributors, Riverbend Co-op, Western Sales,
Auto Clearing & Nordic Fencing

Rink Beautification Project


You may have noticed the bright new shade of white on the Kenaston Curling Rink.   In celebration of the “Year of the Cooperatives”, Riverbend Co-op donated of 40 gallons of paint and spearheaded the project.

Since our arena and curling rink sit next to Highway 11 and speak of Kenaston community pride, a volunteer paint crew took on this project on August 10.  Volunteers included:  Susan Anholt, Laurie Beckie, Taylor Black, Toni Tweet, Cory Ouellette, Shae-Lynn Evans, Shelby Evans, Ken Remmen, Butch Millsap, Dan O'Handley, Bob Mason, Florence Greke, Gene Whitehead,& Lorne Anholt. Thanks to all.

Part Time Employment Opportunity: A mentor needed for moderately intellectually disabled male (age 19).  You will pick-up this client and take to social activities both locally and Saskatoon to help him gain independence. Driver's licence required. 12 - 14 hours/month $15/hour + mileage rate: $0.39/m - Phone: 252-2778 

Alternate Phone Directory

The 2012 alternate phone directory is now available via email from Glen Pavelich gene.glen@sasktel.net. Along with the regular names and phone numbers, this directory contains PO Box numbers, spousal names, and 2nd numbers.  Theresa Owen has volunteered to call those who have not yet submitted in order to get a more complete directory of those wishing to be included.  Thank you to all who have participated.  If anyone wishes to assist Theresa  to make the calls to the remaining residents please let her know. 252-2028

Contributing to the Crossroads:

As space allows and content deemed appropriate, community members are welcomed and encouraged to contribute information or suggestions for articles to the Crossroads. Send your suggestion and contributions to Glen: 252-2711. Issue are published every 2 months. To sponsor ($60) or co-sponsor ($30) an issue contact Susan Anholt: 252-2769

SuperDraft Update


“A lock-out has happened AGAIN, which unfortunately has a great impact on our community. However, All is not Lost! We still have high hopes a settlement will be reached before the point of no return.
So, PLEASE don’t put your SuperDraft hat/gear away just yet!
Be ready for that Call ;) Cheers Everyone!”
Terri Sieben

Community Spirit:

The Community Barbeque on August 8th went very well, and the volunteer team had everything well handled.  A big thank you to everyone who came out for the evening.  There were 17 welcome baskets prepared for new town residents.  Thank you to the local businesses for your donations to the baskets. Thanks also to: Leon and Cindy Tomlenovich, Cynthia, Dee, and Renee Guy, Theresa Owen, Susan Anholt, Agatha Rupcich, Toni Tweet, Joanne Hoffmann, Shirley and Brent Hartman, Glen and Gene Pavelich.


100 years of Ministry

St. Columba Anglican Church will celebrate 100 years of ministry on Saturday, November 3. 

A service of Holy Communion will take place at 4:30pm, followed by a banquet at Kenaston Place. Tickets are available from Tracy Taylor.

St. Andrews Roman Catholic Parish will also celebrate 100 years in 2012. 

Realestate: Contact Glen Pavelich at 252-2711 to list your real estate on the Kenaston website or email her at gene.glen@sasktel.net. $20.00  Don’t overlook this selling tool if you have a house, land or business for sale.

Lynn Yelich
A Kenaston Crossroads supporter
1-800-263-6071, or 252-6100

This issue was co-sponsored by:Sponsors

Terry Fox Walkathon
Once again this year Affinity Credit Union was honored to partner with Kenaston School to host the Terry Fox Walkathon and Barbeque on September 19, 2012. This year there were 135 walkers and pledges and monies collected from the BBQ equaling  $3500.00. Affinity was please to supply the staff and groceries for this worthy even and donated 100% of the proceeds to the Terry Fox Walkathon. 

Thank you to everyone who contributed to making the fundraiser a huge success. 


School News:

· Kenaston School Open House - Thursday, October 18, Supper at 5:00 pm. Program to follow.
· Remembrance Day Program at Kenaston School - Friday, November 9 starting @ 11:00 am
· Magazine Campaign: Kenaston School is running its annual Magazine Campaign! October 1 – 18, 2012. Either order through a student or order online! You, family, and friends can also purchase magazines online! Simply go to www.ccrp.ca, enter OUR SCHOOL CAMPAIGN CODE SK887 See PDF
·Trade Fair:  The Kenaston Preschool will be having their 2nd Annual Trade Fair on November 9th from 7:00 to 9:00 PM at Kenaston School. If you are interested in renting a table for $10 please contact Reagan Prpich. Admission donation

Seniors News

After a break for the months of July and August, the Kenaston Seniors resumed their Regular Meeting schedule in September.  Meetings are held at 3:30 pm on the third Tuesday of each month

The Kenaston Seniors will be holding “55 Alive” a mature driving presentation by SGI.  The presentation will review, but not test, the rules for safe driving.  Watch for further information about this event. 

Seniors’ Week in Saskatchewan takes place
from October 1 to October 7.

The Kenaston Seniors will be hosting a community Kaiser Tournament

Kaiser Tournament Adams Centre Tuesday, October 2  - Doors open at 7:00 pm.
Everyone Welcome


Kenaston Wheatland Library www.wheatland.sk.ca
During Saskatchewan Library week
Oct 15-Oct.19. Stop by the library and check-us-out !! Monday 7-9; Wednesday11-5; Friday 11-5

Special visit from the Kenaston
Grade-1 Class. Prizes, Draws and Contests. Stop by for coffee and cookies all week

Kenaston Place

Village News

Election: Brent Hartman, Mike Menzies, Kevin Mills and Leon Tomlenovich are returning to council by acclamation.
Mayor: There is a second call for nominations for the position of mayor. Nomination forms can be picked up at the Village Office. Nominations must be returned to Village Office by 4 pm on October 3, 2012.
 Loraas bins are for village taxpayers to rent.  The bin beside the water treatment plant costs $5.00 per use and the one at the dump site costs $10.00 per use. Both require the key from Village Office.
ALERT: according to the Ministry of Environment any wood taken out to the dump is not allowed to have paint on it. Painted wood left at the site may result in closure of nuisance ground. 
A building and demolition permit is now required as council has passed a building bylaw.  All development or demolition (excluding decks) requires a permit for a minimum fee of $20.00.

Kenaston Community Page

We have created a Kenaston Facebook page to communicate important updates and announcements to the community.  We would love to have all of our community “facebook” see and make use of the page.

Please go to the Kenaston Community” FB page and click ‘LIKE’ at the top so that any postings will automatically come to your status page. 
If you have an important community announcement to be added simply create a message from this page, or contact Susan Anholt, Theresa Owen or Glen Pavelich.