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P. 1   FREE August 2010 Vol. CHEHALIS Interesting Information on Page 3: 4/8 Program TRIBAL  The Story of the Flood: A Chehalis Legend from our archives. News NEWSLETTER  Classic Car enthusiasts share their love of the hobby at the Lucky Eagle Great Wolf Lodge Updates Casino. on Lodging and Training  Mom Recognized for leading the  “People of the Sands”  way on healthy eating habits The Great Wolf Lodge tribal rates for reservations may now be made only for Youth learn cultural activities Family Suites, Kid Cabins, and Grand Bears. The lodge asks that tribal members during summer not request other rooms, as those rooms are sold at a much higher rate which benefts all of us. The Great Wolf Lodge needs 50 to 60  Youth taught how to harvest, clean and dry lifeguards immediately! Training is offered materials for weaving by elders, page 2 on-site and tribal members are encouraged to apply. Pay is minimum wage. Contact Human Resources at GWL, come in with an application, and be prepared for an on- Program Recognizes Tribal Tribal Enterprise the-spot interview. Be sure to put “Tribal Member” at the top of your application. Opens New Fast Any questions or to make a reservation Members for Their Degrees contact Lindsey Fern or and Sean Lynch at Food/Casual Dining 360-273-7718 or email lfern@greatwolf. com. Restaurant in Grand The Great Wolf Lodge will be closed from September 19 at 5 PM and reopen on September 24 at noon for their annual deep Mound maintenance.. By Fred Shortman, Editor Plan Now for Your The Chehalis Tribal Enterprise opened a Sports Physical new fast food/ casual dining restaurant near the Great Wolf Lodge on Old Highway This is a reminder to any tribal and 99 on July 14 . The Burger Claim is a th community youth who plan to participate combination of fast food for those in a in school sports this year that the clinic is hurry, or sit-down to enjoy a meal with providing sports physicals. Doctors and your family. The restaurant has been well available days are: received by everyone who has eaten there. Managers Don and Rena Morris bring  Dr. Sine: Monday, Tuesday, and over 38 years of experience to this new Wednesday. The Higher Education Pogram dinner congratulated 32 present and past enterprise. Rena commented, “When  Donna Elam: Wednesday, Thursday and tribal members who have successfully earned their college degrees. the Enterprise asked us if we would be Friday Individuals were awarded a jacket. Pictured (L-R) are Jenee Penn, David interested in running this new venue, we Please call ahead and make an Burnett, Greg Burnett, Bennie Brown, Elder June Jones, Sarra Burnett-Lisle jumped at the chance. The Chehalis Tribe appointment at 360-273-5504. By Racheal Mendez, Higher Education Coordinator has always been considered our family! It’s great to be back. We’re thankful for Applications Available On Tuesday, August 10 was the frst annual recognized for their accomplishment as the opportunity to make Burger Claim a Higher Education Recognition Dinner at the they proceeded to receive their coats of success.” Looking for work? Please contact the Lucky Eagle Casino. This was the frst time recognition. Vice-Chairman, Don Secena As you enter the restaurant the theme following to see what positions are ever recognizing tribal members who’ve and Secretary, Cheryle Starr were there to originated by Don and Rene is immediately available. achieved their Higher Education degrees. congratulate them with a handshake and apparent. From the name “Burger Claim”  Enterprises: Contact Anna M. Hartman We also recognized those who have received jacket. The audience acknowledged each to the gold rush theme on the building and at 360-273-1251 ext 112 or e-mail there GED within the last seven years. It person with a loud applause in recognition old cut-outs of famous prospectors inside, was a great honor to have this dinner for all of their hard work in accomplishing their customers are drawn into the atmosphere.  Tribal Center: Sylvia Cayenne at who have achieved such great successes. higher education goals. The Burger Claim has both indoor seating 360-709-1508; or email scayenne@ The Higher Education Program’s goal was There were 32 individuals who received and a drive-thru with booth seating in to recognize anyone who has received a their Higher Education degrees, 10 GED separate areas named Chechako Camp,  Lucky Eagle Casino: Allison Carter at degree of some type; the success of fnishing recipients. We had a special honoring for 5 Cripple Creek and the Chilcoot Room. Plans 360-273-2000 a Vocational Program, Associates of Arts tribal members who have passed away but are being explored to expand the Chilcoot Degree, Bachelor’s Degree, or Masters still committed to achieving their diplomas. Room into a party room with a fat screen Moved Recently? Let Us Degree. I wanted to say a special thank you to and Wii games for children’s birthday Know, and Get Your Mail As I asked the honoraries to stand up to the TELO department; they have helped parties. all be recognized together people started The food is great too. You can order out so much this year. I had two big events By Fred Shortman, Editor cheering with all the smiles and happiness the frst one was College Fair at Great Wolf waffes, pancakes and omelets made fresh around that night it wasn’t hard to be excited Lodge where I had over 183 people show along with eggs cooked the way you like, If you have recently moved, or are planning to move, make sure you contact me with for everyone. As I announced people’s up and now the honoring dinner. They were unlike most fast food restaurants. What more could a hungry miner ask for while eating a your new mailing address. Many important names, you could see the delight of being always willing to help whether it was stuff tribal documents, including this newsletter, See Awards, page 4 See Burger Claim, page 4 will not be forwarded without this information. Health Fair Offered Many Options If you have not been receiving this newsletter, or other important tribal information including per capita, please Encouraging Men to Maintain Good Health contact me as soon as possible. I will forward your new address to appropriate By Cindy Beck, Patient Navigator for the Colon Health Program departments. Contact me at 360-709-1726 and leave Men’s Health was the focus of the your name and new address or email me at health fair attended by 70 tribal and community member at the Community Center on Wednesday, June 2 . Over 20 vendors were nd available to share their expertise with participants including free massage and reiki sessions. Other activities included drum making and a free-throw competition (the PO Box 536 top shooters were all over 40 years City, ST Zip old!). The Lucky Eagle Casino Street Address prepared a healthy barbecue Oakville, WA 98568 dinner, of assorted burgers: salmon, turkey or black bean; FirstName LastName veggie kabobs and fruit. * Return Service Requested Chehalis Tribal Newsletter Prizes were raffed throughout the evening, with a grand prize of a chain saw, awarded to Martin Estrada. In order to enter the raffe participants visited and received PRSRT STD PERMIT No. 2 a signature at each booth, then OAKVILLE WA US POSTAGE PAID received a ticket to enter the ©Copyright 2009 CHEHALIS TRIBAL drawing. The primary sponsor Booths provided information and answered questions during the Men’s Health NEWSLETTER is a publication of the of the event, The Colon Health Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Fair. Gianna McManus from the community acupuncture studio in Olympia shared Reservation. See Health Fair, page 4 information about their program to (L) Izaha Powell and (R) Robert Cayenne.
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