PVCA Winter 2019 Babysitter and Home Alone Courses

These two new courses take place before our 2019 Winter Registration night, therefore we will be taking enrolment requests via our new online registration form.   Please follow our page on FaceBook to stay up-to-date with all of the latest news in your neighbourhood!

Babysitter’s Course           Instructor: Tammy Hincks
Sunday – Jan 6 – 9:00am to 3:30pm – Cost $40
Location: St. Josaphat School Multi-Purpose Room

For children aged 10+.  This course is great training for the teen or preteen that does babysitting or stays home with family members. The course content includes artificial respiration, choking treatment, burns, poisoning, wounds and bleeding.  It covers emergency situations and baby care techniques.  Upon successful completion of this course, a certificate will be issued.  Provided at class:  Babysitting Workbook/registration form, pen, and an exam at the end of the course.

Home Alone Course        Instructor: Tammy Hincks
Sunday – Jan 6 – 6:00pm to 8:30pm – Cost $30
Location: St. Josaphat School Multi-Purpose Room

Home Alone Program is aimed at children 9-14 years of age who are at home for short periods of time without adult supervision.  The objective is to provide children with the skills to increase their personal safety while alone at home, identify what responsibilities you have while being home alone, understand the basics of First Aid procedures and demonstrate what to do in the case of an emergency and how and when to call 911.  Students receive a Home Alone Student Guide.

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Conversation with the City – October 23, 5:30 – 8 p.m.

On Tuesday, October 23, the City will host an opportunity for residents to meet City leadership.

From 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., senior members of City Administration will be at the City Hall Cafeteria to meet with residents and discuss City programs, services and priorities.

More information can be found online at: Regina.ca/conversation

Please note that entry will be through the front entrance to City Hall at 2476 Victoria Avenue. Free parking is available on a first-come, first-serve basis in the City parkade located behind City Hall.

Forever… in Motion – Seeking Volunteer Leader for Prairie View

We have received requests from residents of Prairie View for a Forever… in Motion program to be ran in the community.  To get started, however, there is a need for someone over the age of 50 to volunteer to take the leader position, which would involve attending a Leadership Training seminar over the course of 4 days (one day a week).  Attached below is the poster with more information.  If you are at all interested, please reach out to us at pvca@sasktel.net as well as contacting RQHR with the contact information found in the poster.

More information on Forever… in Motion can be found here:  www.rqhealth.ca/forever-in-motion

Final Regina Household Hazardous Waste Day of 2018 on September 29th – 9 am to 4 pm

This Saturday is your last chance to benefit from Household Hazardous Waste Days this year! Drop off your propane tanks, fertilizers, aerosols, paint and more to the City’s Public Works Yard at 2400 6th Avenue between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.

For your safety and the safety of our staff, chemicals must be properly packaged and labelled.

Send your waste to a better place and protect our environment for future generations.

For full details and a list of acceptable items, visit Regina.ca/waste.

Curbside Organic Waste Pilot Project Coming to Regina

City Council has approved moving forward with a pilot project prior to implementing
a year-round curbside organic (food and yard) waste collection and processing
service. Organic waste makes up about 50 per cent of residential waste and is a
resource that can be used to make valuable products like nutrient-rich compost and

More info can be found at the following link:  https://www.regina.ca/press/news-and-announcements/curbside-organic-waste-pilot-project-coming-to-regina-moving-regina-toward-the-65-per-cent-residential-waste-diversion-target/