The Weyburn Credit Union gave away $59, 435 in community fund grants last night at a nostalgia-themed Community Reconnect and Celebrate event, which included a family dance with music by the Bromantics, and plenty of food such as mini donuts, pink popcorn and snow cones. There was even a cash cage with a draw to see who would catch the cash.
Colour My World Childcare received $2,500 for new outdoor art stations.
The Goodwater Community Centre received $2,500 to top off their $16,000 budget to complete some renovations at the centre, including paint, new LED fixtures in the rink and lobby, plans for new flooring and trim.
The Lang Volunteer Fire Department received $5,000 to go toward a new fire truck they purchased to replace the mid-1970s model they've been using.
The Prairie Memories Museum in Fillmore received $2,500 to upgrade their washroom facilities to make them wheelchair accessible.
The Saskatchewan Health Authority received $5,000 to purchase a new step recumbent cross trainer to encourage health and fitness programming at the Weyburn Credit Union Spark Centre.
The Family Place received $6,395 to go toward their new building.
The Weyburn Curling Club received $5,000 for new curling brooms.
The Weyburn Humane Society received $10,000 to help out with their $20,000 goal to repair or replace the existing animal shelter.
The Yellow Grass Volunteer Fire Department received $20,000 for an addition to their Fire Hall.