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Oct 1, 2014
 » Write Your Business PlanCommunity Futures Ventures 204 Smith Street EastMarketing Plan This session will take you through the various components of a marketing plan, including your marketing objectives, strategies and budgeting. Participants will learn: • Components of a marketing plan • Identifying your target market • Setting sales goals and objectives • Marketing objectives and strategies • Marketing budget and expenses Seminar is from 8:00am - 10:00am Please preregister 72 hours before the seminar.
 » Smarter Science Better Buildings Open HouseWestern Development MuseumPublic open house opportunity to view hands-on workstations developed by the Saskatchewan Environmental Society and WDM for the Grade 7 Smarter Science Better Buildings science program. Learn how to make your home more energy efficient! Continues to 5:00 pm.
 » Yorkton Chamber Annual Business DinnerSt. Mary's Ukrainian Cultural CentreA dinner and networking opportunity for businesses. Guest speaker will soon be announced.
Oct 2, 2014
 » Breastfeeding Matters Support GroupYorkton Public LibraryBreastfeeding support group for anyone interested in breastfeeding.
Oct 4, 2014
 » Quintessence Nursing ChallengeYorkton Parkland Mall, accross from food courtGlobal breastfeeding challenge, for more information go to www.babyfriendly.ca.
 » Violin ConcertSt. Andrews United Church (Yorkton)Four Regina Symphony musicians entertain with a unique mix of music chosen to feature the handmade violins of local luthier James A. Huziak (1906-1996). The event coincides with the beginning of a show of more than 35 of the violins at the Godfrey Dean Art Gallery. See www.huziak.ca for bios of the maker, musicians and for more information.
Oct 5, 2014
 » Yorkton Lions Magic/Illusion ShowSacred Heart High School TheatreJohn Kaplan's professional magic/illusion show Stage Fright. A safe, fun, family show. Two shows at 4 pm and7 pm. Tickets are disappearing fast.
Oct 7, 2014
 » Write Your Business PlanCommunity Futures Ventures 204 Smith Street EastFinancial Projections In this seminar, participants will learn: • Operations Plan o Inventory controls, financial controls, suppliers, equipment, location, staffing, etc. • Financial Plan o Start-up costs o Forecasting sales • Risk analysis • Appendices and supporting documentation • Where to go when you need assistance? Seminar is from 8:00am - 11:00am Please preregister 72 hours before the seminar.
 » Alzheimer Care Essentialsvia Telehealth at the Yorkton Regional Health CentreFor family/friends caring for people with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias - problem solving strategies, communication and avenues of support, which can strengthen ability to provide care. Topics include the progression of the disease, understanding behaviour, day to day care and community resources. Tuesdays, October 7, 14, 21 and 28 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Registration is required. Please call Telehealth at 306-786-0776 or our office at 306-949-4141 or email telliott@alzheimer.sk.ca
 » Open CinemaYorkton Public LibraryIt's a free movie night presented by the Yorkton Film Festival. We will be showing a collection of National Film Board of Canada favourites. Contact the festival office for a full list of films.
Oct 8, 2014
 » Are You Stretched to the Limit! Community Futures Ventures 204 Smith Street EastLeading Employees who are stretched to the limit! Are your employees overloaded and overwhelmed? Community Futures Ventures presents Merge Gupta-Sunderj Leadership Expert In this fast-paced content-rich learning event, she'll give you the tools and need to help your overextended employees, meet their goals AND reduce their stress.
 » SK Employment Standards Workshop Community Futures Ventures 204 Smith Street EastWages are the biggest expense for small business. Find out your rights and responsibilities under Part II of the Saskatchewan Employment Act. Attend this informative workshop to learn more about:
 » Humboldt vs TerriersFarrell Agencies ArenaYorkton Terriers SJHL Hockey League 2013/2014 SJHL Canalta Cup 2014 Western Canada Cup 2014 Royal Bank Cup Champions
Oct 9, 2014
 » Breastfeeding Matters Support GroupCanora Public LibraryBreastfeeding Support Group for anyone interested in breastfeeding.
 » Blood Donor MobileSt. Mary's Cultural CentreThe Blood Signal is on! Higher than expected cancellations and no-shows have put pressure on the national blood supply. Book an appointment with someone in your community to donate blood today. Download the GiveBlood app, visit blood.ca or call 1 888 2 DONATE (1 888 236 6283). There are over 78,000 blood donation appointments that need to be filled across the country by the end of October to meet expected patient need, 120 donors are needed in Yorkton. It's in you to give!
Oct 10, 2014
 » Melville vs TerriersFarrell Agencies ArenaYorkton Terriers SJHL Hockey League 2013/2014 SJHL Canalta Cup 2014 Western Canada Cup 2014 Royal Bank Cup Champions
 » By Request BandParkland Room, Painted Hand CasinoCountry Cabaret featuring By Request Band. Doors open 8PM with cabaret starting at 9PM. Free event, must be 19 years or older to attend.
Oct 14, 2014
 » Movie DayYorkton Public LibraryJoin us for the movie Epic. Popcorn and juice provided.
 » Storybird SessionYorkton Public LibraryDo you like to write stories? Make art-inspired stories using our Storybird website. For ages 6-12 years. Pre-registration required. Call 783-3523
 » Angele Dubeau & La PietaAnne Portnuff TheatreA Time for Us gathers Angele Dubeau's favourite pieces from some of the most unforgettable movies, performed with her ensemble La Pieta. Part of Stars for Saskatchewan.
Oct 15, 2014
 » Social Media for BusinessCommunity Futures Ventures 204 Smith Street EastDuring this presentation, we will cover: • How to successfully establish a brand voice on Facebook to increase sales, create a following and generate discussion. • How to use Twitter as a means of connecting with your target audience by providing regular updates that are relevant to your business. • How to use LinkedIn to optimize your businesses services, reach new customers and expand your company circle.
 » Info on EI, CPP and OAS222 Smith St. East, YorktonYou are invited to an informational session on Employment Insurance (EI), Canada Pension Plan (CPP) and Old Age Security (OAS) pension. Speaker is Ms. Nancy Tran, Citizen Services Specialist of Service Canada Regina.
Oct 16, 2014
 » Legal HR Requirements 101-ACommunity Futures Ventures 204 Smith Street EastEmployers can prevent unnecessary costs if they know their legal rights and obligations in key areas, such as, Employment Standards (Probation, Termination and Notice payments, Leave provisions) and Workplace Safety & Health regulations for all employers (Orientations, Safety Committees). Please preregister 72 hours before the seminar.
 » Breastfeeding Matters Support GroupEsterhazy Public LibraryBreastfeeding Support Group for anyone interested in breastfeeding.
Oct 17, 2014
 » LaRonge vs TerriersFarrell Agencies ArenaYorkton Terriers SJHL Hockey League 2013/2014 SJHL Canalta Cup 2014 Western Canada Cup 2014 Royal Bank Cup Champions
Oct 18, 2014
 » Quilting Club Craft Supplies SaleSt. Andrew's United ChurchSt. Andrew's United Church Quilting Club is holding a craft supplies sale on Saturday, October 18 at 10: 00 a.m. to 4: 00p.m. Items will include sewing, knitting, embroidery, stained glass, scrapbooking and art supplies.
Oct 21, 2014
 » People with DisabilitiesSelf Employment Resources for People with Disabilities or Health Conditions Interested in starting your own business? We can help! Our panel of experts will guide you through the resources and programs available to assist you in starting your own business. Seminar is from 12:30pm - 2:00pm Please preregister 72 hours before the seminar.
 » Operations & Price StructureCommunity Futures Ventures 204 Smith Street EastThis session is designed to assist new entrepreneurs in developing their operations plan in conjunction with developing an appropriate, and profitable, pricing structure. In this seminar, participants will learn: • Identifying and managing required business resources, including labor • Developing appropriate company policies and procedures • Costing related to both capital and operating expenditures • Pricing your product or service for profit • Margin versus Mark-up and Breakeven Analysis
Oct 22, 2014
 » STEC Customer Service TrainingParkland College - 32 Smith Street WestService Best gives you the skills and confidence to deliver superior customer service. Participants will receive a certificate from the STEC (Saskatchewan Tourism Education Council).
 » Chili for CharityCommunity Futures Ventures 204 Smith Street EastCome and join Community Futures Ventures in a Chili for Charity event during Small Business Week. A bowl of chili and bun and dessert for just $10.00. Call ahead if you need it to go. All proceeds benefit Yorkton Friendship Centre and the 601 Outreach Breakfast Program.
Oct 24, 2014
 » Halloween TeaLegion Hall in MelvilleMelville & District Quilters Guild are hosting this tea. Quilt display, craft and bake table.
 » Kindersley vs TerriersFarrell Agencies ArenaYorkton Terriers SJHL Hockey League 2013/2014 SJHL Canalta Cup 2014 Western Canada Cup 2014 Royal Bank Cup Champions
Oct 25, 2014
 » Fall Tea and Bake SaleSt. Andrew's United ChurchFall Tea and Bake Sale at St. Andrew's United Church in the Lower Hall, 29 Smith Street East. Enjoy some tea or coffee and buy assorted delicious home-baking!
Oct 26, 2014
 » Halloween Messy ChurchSt. Andrew's United Church, 29 Smith St. East YorktonDress up in your costume and join us for Family Halloween Fun of messy activities and bible stories. Everyone is invited, children need to be accompanied by an adult. No entrance fee, but donations welcome. Until 4 p.m.
 » Kindersley vs TerriersFarrell Agencies ArenaYorkton Terriers SJHL Hockey League 2013/2014 SJHL Canalta Cup 2014 Western Canada Cup 2014 Royal Bank Cup Champions
Oct 27, 2014
 » Dennis Nykoliation BandParkland Room, Painted Hand CasinoPolka Dance Cabaret featuring Dennis Nykoliation Band. Doors open 7PM with cabaret starting at 8PM. Free event, must be 19 years or older to attend.
 » Hope for the Girl ChildHome Inn & Suites HotelNew Canadian charity whose current project in Northern Malawi, Africa supports girls and women by offering support for education, literacy training, microfinance programs, access to health care and other relief of poverty initiatives.
Oct 28, 2014
 » Write Your Business PlanCommunity Futures Ventures 204 Smith Street East“Credit Worthy” Financial Statements This session is designed to help new entrepreneurs understand financial statements and assist them with a basic understanding of what lenders look for. In this seminar, participants will learn: Income Statement Balance Sheet Cash flow Statement Examination of the differences between net income and cash flow and potential business and financing implications
Oct 29, 2014
 » Bookkeeping from a Shoebox Community Futures Ventures 204 Smith Street EastWhat you’ll learn: • How to record your receipts, bills, till tape into a transaction journal, general ledger and then complete the trail balance • How to complete a balance sheet and income statement • How to do payroll and complete the necessary government forms such as a TD1, TD1SK, payroll remittance, record of employment, T4 slips and T4 summary • How to complete a GST & PST return Dates: October 29,30 & November 5, 6, 2014 Time: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Lunch will be provided each day
 » Flin Flon vs TerriersFarrell Agencies ArenaYorkton Terriers SJHL Hockey League 2013/2014 SJHL Canalta Cup 2014 Western Canada Cup 2014 Royal Bank Cup Champions
Oct 30, 2014
 » Bookkeeping from a ShoeboxWhat you’ll learn: • How to record your receipts, bills, till tape into a transaction journal, general ledger and then complete the trail balance • How to complete a balance sheet and income statement • How to do payroll and complete the necessary government forms such as a TD1, TD1SK, payroll remittance, record of employment, T4 slips and T4 summary • How to complete a GST & PST return Dates: October 29,30 & November 5, 6, 2014 Time: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Lunch will be provided each day
 » Chamber Business LunchParkland Room, Painted Hand CasinoAn opportunity to network with businesses, Mr. Cam Broten, Leader of the Opposition will be the Guest Speaker.
Oct 31, 2014
 » Halloween EventParkland MallJoin Parkland Mall for our Trick or Treat Event from 2:00 to 5:00 pm. Crafts, coloring & treat bags for children ages 2 to 12 as well as fun Halloween photo ops available so be sure to bring your camera! Limited treat bags available. Must be accompanied by an adult.
 » Halloween Monster BashParkland Room, Painted Hand CasinoHalloween monster bash featuring Men Without Shame. Halloween costume contest with major prizes. Doors open 7PM with the cabaret starting at 8:30PM. Free event, must 19 years or older to attend.
 » LaRonge vs TerriersFarrell Agencies ArenaYorkton Terriers SJHL Hockey League 2013/2014 SJHL Canalta Cup 2014 Western Canada Cup 2014 Royal Bank Cup Champions