SSG Host Society welcomes Lakeland College as sponsor for 2020 Saskatchewan Summer Games
Oct 8, 2019

LLOYDMINSTER, SK (October 7, 2019) – The 2020 Saskatchewan Summer Games (2020 SSG) Host Society is proud to announce Lakeland College as the sponsor of the upcoming male basketball events, as well as athlete gift sponsor.

“Youth sports are important factors in developing excellence and leadership, as well as a fantastic way to bring the community together,” said Dr. Alice Wainwright-Stewart, president and CEO of Lakeland College. “We are so pleased to join the rest of our community in welcoming the 2020 Saskatchewan Summer Games to our region and offering our support and facilities to this exciting event.”

Along with the gymnasium and facility sponsorship, Lakeland will also provide the living quarters for the Games’ officials during the upcoming contests, scheduled to occur July 26 to Aug. 1, 2020.

“Lakeland College’s contribution to the Games is one of the many ways they show their support toward junior athletics. As a pillar of the community, we’re excited to have them join in the ongoing efforts to encourage an active, healthy lifestyle,” said Kevin Kusch, chairperson, 2020 SSG Host Society.

The 2020 Saskatchewan Summer Games will allow athletes from across the province to compete in 14 different sports. These include archery, athletics, baseball, canoe kayak, soccer, triathlon, volleyball, basketball, golf, Rugby 7s (female), softball (female), swimming and swimming – Special Olympics, and tennis. The inclusion of Rugby 7s will be a first for the Saskatchewan Games program. Lloydminster last hosted the Saskatchewan Games in 2008.

The 2020 Saskatchewan Summer Games Host Society is asking community members who may be interested in volunteering to save the dates of July 26 to Aug. 1, 2020. The official call for volunteers will occur in early 2020.

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For media inquiries, please contact:

Eric Healey
Chair, Media Relations
2020 Saskatchewan Summer Games Host Society
Phone: 306.307.8483

Katie Ryan
Iterim Manager, Marketing and Communications
Lakeland College
Phone: 780.853.8796

For sponsorship inquiries, please contact:

Guy Dudding
Chair, Friends of the Games
2020 Saskatchewan Summer Games Host Society
Phone: 780.872.0351

Nicole Clow
Games Manager
2020 Saskatchewan Summer Games Host Society
Phone: 306.482.7057