MJ Minor Football in SemiFinals
Moose Jaw minor football players practicing at Elks Field
The Aviva Community Fund semi-finals are underway, and Moose Jaw Minor Football still has a shot at winning $150000.00 towards a new practice field. They currently don't have their own.
“We are working with Moose Jaw Rugby, they're allowing us to rebuild their two fields, so that we can have a facility for the kids that resembles a football field,” said MariLynn Buchholz, who submitted the entry. “We have a great facilities in Moose Jaw and we need to build something for Minor Football.”
The cost of the project is estimated at $215,000 for phase one and in total closer to $400,000 by end the of the phase two.
“We have to build the fields up, add irrigation, add new uprights, add lighting, so that we can have a facility for the kids that resembles a football field,” said Buchholz. “Rugby has unfortunately been dying out, so the fields haven't been kept up and they need a lot of work. We need to redo it all, but at least it's land that we get to use.
“That leads us to the Aviva
Moose Jaw Rider Fan Makes New Friend
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(Photo courtesy Maclean)
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Colleen Sutton brought her one-woman play "RiderGirl" to Assiniboia November 30
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Win Christmas Show Tickets
Back To Back Christmas shows are coming to the Mae Wilson Theatre!
Wednesday, November 3 Rory Allen brings his tribute to Elvis with "If Every Day Was Like Christmas"
Then, the next night:
It's the Nylons Christmas show! We've got tickets to give away - click
New, Local Cookbook for Christmas!
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