LOTS DONE, BUT STILL LOTS YET TO DO
January 16, 2012
By Rhonda Cooper
It may still be seven months away, but the 2012 Saskatchewan Summer Games has been front and centre for the committee who were appointed as the next host community. for all the committee and board members and volunteers who have already dedicated numerous hours preparing for the event.
Games manager Roberta Patterson is one cog in the Summer Games wheel.
“I am amazed at how many people with full time jobs who are sitting on committees and all the time they have already given,” she said. “It’s really amazing. They are great people and it is a really great team to work with.”
There are 13 games committees, one for each venue, working as well as a 24-member board who meet monthly. On top of those, the Friends of the Games have been successfully recruiting sponsors for the event.
“Ninety-nine per cent of the businesses that have been approached have come on board,” beamed Patterson. “The others have said maybe at a later time.”