05 May / 2015
Yesterday, May 5th, the SGC attended YXE Connects – “a one stop shop for our community to access services and resources”. This was the first time such an event was organized for Saskatoon.
The event was held at the White Buffalo Lodge and at the City Centre Church with bouncy castles and a BBQ outside. It featured more than a dozen local organizations including, a clothing depot, professional advice on things like personal finances, haircuts and immunizations were offered, and the Saskatoon Library was there with a variety of books.
Our table was located between the Newcomer Information Centre and the International Women of Saskatoon.
This was a chance for SGC to promote our Immigrant Settlement Advisor’s work and the free services that are available. It also gave us the opportunity to let the community know of our many member groups.
We’re looking forward to attend next year again!
27 Apr / 2015
Nominations for the SGC Board of Directors – Deadline: May 29th, 2015
To our member groups:
If your group has identified a person who is willing and able to represent the values and objectives of the SGC, please submit the application to the SGC office.
To view the SGC Nomination information, click here.
To fill out a 2015 Nomination form, click here.
If you need more information or have any questions, please contact the office at (306) 975-0845 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
27 Apr / 2015
The SGC is looking for the 2015 Cultural Development Assistant!
The Cultural Development Assistant contributes to the development of cultural material. As part of the office team the Cultural Development Assistant also works together with the Executive Director and the Office & Program Assistant to ensure smooth day-to-day operations of the Saskatchewan German Council Inc. office.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
The Cultural Development Assistant is required to perform a range of duties including, but not limited to:
Assisting with preparing for and organizing SGCs annual Treffpunkt Weekend and AGM
Assist with a variety projects
Assisting with SGC library project
Preparing articles on various aspects of the Councils cultural activities for publication in the SGC newsletters
Developing display materials for exhibitions, fairs and multicultural events
Update SGC website
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Be enrolled in or a recent graduate of a post-secondary program relating to German language, cultural studies, history or political science
Knowledge of German language
Good organizational and time management skills
Ability to set and attain goals
Effective research and writing skills
Computer skills including the ability to operate Microsoft Office programs
To view the job ad, please click here.
25 Mar / 2013
Asparagus is a spring vegetable and mainly due to its short growing season, a highlight for many food lovers. While in Canada mainly green asparagus is common, white asparagus, also called the “royal vegetable” is the most popular kind in Germany. A variety of dishes can be prepared with asparagus, ranging from simply boiling to soups and even desserts.
The German Harmonie Society in Regina has been organizing a Spargelfest (asparagus fest) for a number of years. The club’s chef will prepare a 4-course menu with asparagus being the main ingredient. In past years Spargelfest has been so successful that the club will have it two days in a row this year on April 25 and 26. For tickets contact the German Harmonie Society (1727 St. John Street) in Regina at 306-352-8597.
For the first time this year, the German Cultural Centre (160 Cartwright Street) in Saskatoon will be having a Spargelfest as well. The club’s chef will prepare a delicious meal with asparagus. For tickets to the club’s 1st annual Spargelfest on May 9 contact them at 306-244-6869.
19 Dec / 2011
We are half way through December and everyone is rushing to get Christmas shopping done. Cookies and Christmas baking needs to be done, setting up all the decorations, the Christmas tree and preparing for family and company for Christmas Eve.
Take some time though to relax and grab a copy of this Winter Postillion 2012. It is once again filled with interesting news, stories and updates from the clubs. This edition as articles about various German Christmas traditions, or those to believe being German. You will also find a write up about a Biosphere partnership between Saskatchewan an German. Don’t miss the interesting piece about the scissor cuts which you found throughout this year on the Postillion. Take out the old ones to look at them again!
We once again included a Kinder- und Jugendseite, for the kids and teens. It included short poems about Christmas, a word grit and a picture to colour. Furthermore, you will find short write ups about a book and DVD that you can find in our library. If you are interested in reading the book or seeing the movie, come by the office and you can get it from out library.
Of course we also included a winter salad recipe for you to try. This concludes the 2012 Recipe Corner series and we are thinking about next years theme already. If you have and suggestions, please contact the office by phone or email.
As usual, you will find interesting articles about our member groups and their activities. Don’t miss them!
The Saskatchewan German Council, its Board of Directors and office staff would like to wish Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and Happy Hannukha to everyone and a Happy New Year!
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