How is it that two refugee families from Colombia and Syria have found a “second home” at Shotokan Karate YXE?
One might expect that soccer would be the sport of choice for children from Syria or Colombia. But for two refugee families living in Saskatoon, it is all about karate.
The kids passion for karate is due in large part to the commitment, passion and generosity of Sensei Brad and his staff at Shotokan Karate YXE.
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Nest is offering Asiatic lily bulbs, ferns and iris tubers for sale. The lily bulbs are available for the fantastic price of 3 bulbs for $5. Interested? Call Heather 306-244-2726. Continue reading Lily bulb and plant sale!
Nest Saskatoon is holding its first Trivia Quiz Night on Sunday, October 27, at St. Martin’s United Church. The event features a fun and quirky trivia quiz, delicious hors d-oeuvres, desserts, prizes and a silent auction. The trivia quiz, written expressly for Nest Saskatoon, features questions that emphasize Canadian events and culture with a focus on all things Saskatchewan. Two quiz masters will be our … Continue reading Join us!
The 10th annual Nest Secret Garden Tour, which runs from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. today, is sold out! As of 12 noon, only one passport was still available at Anthology Home Collection at 126 20th Street West. Thanks to everyone who purchased passports. Enjoy the tour! Photo courtesy of Ken Tickner of Saskatoon. Continue reading Nest Secret Garden Tour sold out!
Four of the original members of Nest received the 2019 Global Citizen Award at a ceremony in Saskatoon on February 9. The award was presented to Thelma Howard, Faith Rohrbough, Heather Kleiner and Margareth Peterson by the Saskatchewan Council for International Co-operation. The annual award recognizes Saskatchewan people who are making outstanding contributions to global co-operation, peace and justice. Thelma, Faith, Heather and Margareth have contributed … Continue reading Nest receives Global Citizens Award
The children at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church put their artistic talents to work and came up with “an illustrated guide” to winter for recent arrival Saw Eh Klu. Saw, a refugee from Myanmar, was sponsored through the Canadian government’s Blended Visa Office Referral Program. He arrived in Saskatoon on November 8, after spending the last 10 years in a refugee camp in Thailand. He carried … Continue reading Children offer advice to newcomer
Nest members are saddened by the death of Bev Johnson in early January, one of the city’s community builders. Nest was a member of Nest and a generous supporter of our Silent Auctions. She also was active in many other organizations. Nest members extend their heart felt condolences to her spouse Al Scholz and their extended family. Continue reading Remembering Bev Johnson