Written by Tony Stacey
Thursday, 30 July 2015 12:14
The Friday Office Dance Song Showdown is back!
This time around we explore summer songs that have or will resonate with you for many years to come and remind you of long roads trips past.
We revisit a couple of old classics. One song is a little more disco while the other a little more rock n' roll.
Dancing Queen by ABBA vs Sweet Home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynyrd.
Sweet Home Alabama
Vote on your favorite song by sending us a text to 780 996 6704 or message to Facebook or Twitter (Mix1079FortSask).
Please use the #DanceSongFS
Tune in after 7:30am (Friday, July 31st)as Tammy Lautner, Jonathan Milke and Tony Stacey tabulate the votes.
Fort Heritage Precinct Wins with Funky Mango
Written by Janet Coutu
Thursday, 30 July 2015 11:11
Office staff at Fort Heritage Precinct hold their free lunches from Funky Mango
Melissa nominated the office staff at Fort Heritage Precinct with the City of Fort Saskatchewan. She mentioned that they are very busy giving tours and running programs and some days they aren't able to stop for lunch at all! They were very excited to receive this delicious treat.
If you would like to enter your office or organization for a maximum of 10 free lunches, text us your company information and why you want lunch from Funky Mango Food Truck. 780-996-6704. Winners are drawn on Wednesday, with lunch delivered on Thursdays by a Mix 107 team member.
**No personal entries, must be for a business/organization. If you require extra food orders, it is your responsibility to contact Funky Mango and pick up extra orders.
The Funky Mango Food Truck is located in the Kanata Inn parking lot on Thursdays and Fridays from 11-2.
See what the Club offers!
Written by Emerson Mercer
Thursday, 30 July 2015 10:50
Hello I am Emerson Mercer,
Here are some fun, cool programs and things to do at the Boys and Girls Club of Fort Saskatchewan.
In grade six and seven I went to the Boys and Girls Club. It was really fun because almost daily you could go into the gym and play sports like hockey, basketball, soccer, football; also non- sport related activities like parachute or obstacle coarses. They also have a rock climbing that is indoors and goes from floor to the roof. On the days you couldn’t go into the gym, you could still go onto the computers to do homework or play games.
The Before and After school program is offered in the winter. Breakfast is served every day for the kids who show up at the club between 6 and 7:30am and who've signed up for the program. The meals are always different. Bussing to and from school is offered. You also get a snack after school and then go onto the computers or go intot he gym and have some fun or climb the rock wall. There is a summer program where you can hang out at the club over the summer holidays, this requires pre registration.
There are many different programs offered at the Boys and Girls Club including “Become Awesome At...” in this program they have 8 different categories such as, golf, outdoor survival skills, master chef, art, and dancing to name a few, each category is different and fun! Youth Night happens every Wednesday and Thursday early evenings and is for youth grades 5 and up.
At the Club you can also go on overnight and daily trips that are really fun. I remember going to Kananaskis for an overnight trip a couple of years ago. On the trip we went white water rafting, zip lining, horseback riding, and a high ropes course. All of the day and overnight trips have already been filled up for the summer but next summer you can definitely get involved.
Right now I am in a program called the Youth Employment Program. In this program you and nine others are placed at a local business that allows one or two kids to come and work there. Before we started our jobs that we were assigned to, we have a interview to see who gets into the program. Then on the first week we went to Careers Under Construction and made resumes, practice interview skills, and explored future education, careers, and life goals, all while making some money.
Written by Connor Buckler
Thursday, 30 July 2015 10:02
Hello Connor Buckler here,
Today I am going to speak about the Boys and Girls Club, I have been a member of the boys and girls club since the mid January 2015 and throughout my time at the club I have made friends with both kids and some of the staff. My favourite part of the boys and girls club is using the computers or the gym. I like the gym partly because I can play floor hockey and basketball. I like the computers because I can play games that I enjoy playing such as Minecraft and many more.
The Healthy Breakfast/Lunch Program
At the Boys and Girls club they have an after school program that provides transportation to and from school. They also provide a healthy breakfast in the morning, the opportunity to make your lunch (school days only), and a healthy snack when you arrive from school. That is just one of their programs and I will list some more; Overnight Camps: this summer the club took kids to the Calgary Zoo and Calaway Park. Later in August they will be spending a week in both Kananaskis and Drumheller, Alberta. Note there is a Cost for these trips. Leadership program: Hot Dog cart program; where you recieve a free lunch with some cash when you work, Day Camps, Working with seniors (Dr.Turner lodge), Torch Club, Youth Employment Program (YEP) of which I am currently a member, The Pink Lemonade Program which helps raise awareness for women’s rights, volunteering (throughout Fort Saskatchewan) and Camp LEAD.
One Day Retreats: Father and Son retrreat on August 22 from 10 am to 4 pm, spend some quality time with your Dad (ages 8+). The cost for this retreat is $25.
Encounter Youth: Another one day retreat on August 26 from 10 am to 4pm, hangout and play games while learning how to survive junior high. The only catch is that this program is only for Grade 6’s going into Grade 7. Once again the cost is $25
If you would like to get in touch with the Boys and Girls Club about the programs that I have listed here are some ways to contact them:
Ask for Debra Fraser (program manager) Phone: 780-992-0103 extension 29
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