Save Our Seine is currently seeking a Clean-Up Coordinator to work with the 2016 summer Green Team river Keepers. Details can be found in the job posting below:
On November 25, 2015, Mayor Brian Bowman presented Save Our Seine with a Community Service Award.
President Denis Gautron received the award on behalf of SOS.
Thanks to the Riel Community Committee (Councillors Brian Mayes, Janice Lukes, and Matt Allard) for nominating SOS as “an exemplary organization whose excellent leadership in the field of community service is gratefully appreciated.”
In a special proclamation delivered at the SOS Annual General Meeting, Premier Greg Selinger declared October 27, 2015 as Save Our Seine Appreciation Day.
MLA for St. Vital, Nancy Allan presented a special Member’s Statement to Save Our Seine to President Denis Gautron in honour of its 25th Anniversary. Earlier in the day, it was presented at the Legislature where Past Presidents Bob Tinker and J-P Brunet received a standing ovation.
Members of the public are invited to attend the 2015 Annual General Meeting of Save Our Seine (SOS) on Tuesday, October 27 at 7 p.m.
Save Our Seine wishes to thank the Manitoba Eco-Network for organizing this event as a part of our 25th Anniversary year. In celebration of Sustainability Month, participants will cycle from the Belgian Club on Provencher Boulevard to the new Niakwa Trail Rain Garden on Sunday, October 4th. See poster for details.
Save Our Seine wishes to thank Leigh Anne Parry for creating and offering this unique event during our 25th Anniversary year. The “river performances” will take place on the banks of the Seine River – with the audience drifting by in canoes. Each performance is 1 hour in length. You can register for one of four performances that begin at 3 p.m., 4 p.m., 5 p.m., or 6 p.m. See the poster for more details: 2015 From the Seat of a Canoe – Performance
For those interested in attending the Culture Days event that was mentioned in The Lance, here are the answers to your questions.
- The event is free
- Meet at 10 a.m. at the green space on the northeast of the Royalwood Bridge (where the new playground is located)
- Parking is available in the southeast corner of the Extra Foods parking lot on St. Anne’s Road
- Dress appropriately for the weather and the bugs
- This will be a leisurely walk – suitable for people of all ages
SOS is having another anniversary event this month:
Sunday, August 16: 2015 Bike Tour (August)
Hope to see you there!
SOS is having two more anniversary events this month:
Saturday, June 13: 2015 Family Fishing Day
Saturday, June 20: 2015 Weed Pulling – Part 2
Hope to see you there!
Also, be sure to enter our Amateur Photo Contest (deadline for the spring contest is June 7, 2015).