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P. 1   FREE April 2011 Vol. CHEHALIS Information on Page 3: 4/5  The Book "Glimpses of Gate" Program TRIBAL shares neighbors memories of past Chehalis Reservation people, part 4 News NEWSLETTER  “Dear CTWC Provider” answer on Vitamin D3 the Sunshine Hormone The Domestic Violence  Great Wolf Internship Program: Featured Tribal Member, Anthony Prevention Program has Moved  “People of the Sands”  Olney The Domestic Violence Prevention Program Harlem Crowns Entertain Community has recently moved from the Community Center to the Family Resource Center in the Youth kicked off the night with a entertaining game of old clinic. basketball, page 2 How We Can Help……….  Provide emergency shelter for abused  Restructuring of programs, page 2 women and their children.  24/7 crisis intervention through the Domestic Violence Hotline: 360-709- Introduction to “Dealing with the 2000’s”, page 2 1874  Provide advocacy (with permission from client) with other social service agencies. Community Center Hosts Stars Shine  Provide legal advocacy including help with protection orders and victims S.P.I.P.A First Annual March at Casino’s compensation. Provide group and individual counseling.  Help explore choices and referrals to to Prevention Conference Associate other service providers.  Referrals Mental Health and Chemical Appreciation Dependency Providers.  Assist you in a Safety Plan that fts your needs. Event  Talking Circle for survivors appropriate for our community. By Darshan Lovgren, Executive Assistant, Lucky Eagle Casino If you’re a victim of domestic violence... You have rights! You are not alone...The Chehalis Domestic Violence Prevention Lucky Eagle Casino proudly hosted its Program is free! Contact: 360-709-1874 15th annual Associate Recognition Dinner Emergency call9-1-1 or Law Enforcement Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at Great Wolf 273-7051. Lodge. The gala event, which took place in Program Requests Great Wolf’s Chehalis Grand Ballroom, was Information Recognizing the attended by over 250 associates, their guests, 2011 Graduating Seniors and community members. This highly anticipated banquet recognizes associates’ The Education Department is getting an At the March to Prevention Conference Jeffery Powell shared his story about contributions and exceptional guest service early start at planning the Graduation his family member who died from cancer, and encouraged everyone to get which help Lucky Eagle stand out in a Celebration for seniors that graduate class of cancer screenings. highly competitive industry. 2011. The Education Department is asking Photo by Christina Hicks The evening commenced with an all parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles to By Christina Hicks, Community Health Coordinator elegant reception followed by a gourmet let us know if you have a student who will dinner, live piano music, and presentations be graduating this year. Also, if your student “March to Prevention” Conference registration table opened for community for each Associate of the Year candidate is graduating with honors, let us know which March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness members to register for this conference, they which highlighted their outstanding talents school your child is graduating from and we month and S.P.I.P.A’s Colon Health Program were given a “Passport” to complete fve and achievements. Chehalis Tribal Elder will do our part to make sure your student is held it’s frst “March to Prevention” annual activities that were held during the event Dan (Bones) Gleason delivered the dinner recognized. conference, held on March 18 & 19 , 2011 (Necklace, Giant Colon Display, Zumba, blessing, and long-time friend of Lucky th Any information is helpful, and thanks at the Chehalis Tribe’s New Community Prostate Cancer, and the Colon Cancer Eagle, Greg Bailey, acted as Master of for your participation. Seniors, keep up Center, with over a 100 participants during Panel) and then they would be put into the Ceremonies. the good work and we’re looking forward the event. What is Colorectal Cancer? It drawing at the end of the event. General Manager, John Setterstrom, to seeing you this summer. We could be is cancer that occurs in the colon or the Rita Andrews opened the conference with commented: “This event is a special Lucky looking forward to the largest graduating rectum, or both. It is the second leading a prayer and a blessing, lunch was served Eagle tradition and a time to refect on the class of Chehalis Youth in a long time. cause of cancer death in the United States and later the participants played Colon contributions and commitments that our Please turn your information to Jason and is one of the most preventable cancers. health bingo, and then ended the evening associates have made during the year. Lucky Gillie at 360-709-1888, JJ Shortman at 360- It is why early detection and screening is so with dinner. Eagle associates continue to be the best in 709-1749. Graduation will soon up on us, so important. SPIPA’s Colon Health Program On Saturday, March 19, folks ate what they do, and we are here this evening our program encourages families to get their consists of: Chehalis, Cowlitz, Nisqually, breakfast, and then went off to start on to recognize each honoree and to say thank information to us. Shoalwater Bay, Skokomish, Squaxin and their activities; Christina Hicks and Sharon you.” Direct Lines Available to Quinault tribes. Fleming facilitated the Necklace making To be selected as Associate of the Year, a candidate must meet several essential activity while they went over colon On Friday, March 18, 2011 the Assist in Contacting the See Conference page 4 See Banquet page 4 Family Services Program If you need to contact the Family Services Annual Youth Basketball Tournament Makes Program, please use the direct phone lines to contact their programs. Please leave your name, phone number in which you can be for a Unique Basketball Experience reached, and a brief message. They will return you call as soon as possible. Your By Fred Shortman, Editor cooperation is greatly appreciated. The Second Annual Chehalis Tribal Youth hosted the older division and the three point enter this contest. It was brilliant display of  Children’s Justice Advocate – 360-709- Basketball Tournament was held during the contest. shooting as the contestants drained down 1745 the threes in each round advancing to the  Adult/ICW Caseworker – 360-709-1754 second week of April. What a way to spend Saturday hosted a three point contest. a weekend together, bringing native people There were 22 tribal youth who chose to  Director/Supervisor – 360-709-1871 See Youth Basketball Tourney, page 4 together to watch their tribal youth play basketball, meet old friends and make new friends in a friendly competitive game of basketball. The games were all scheduled at the Community enter with both basketball courts put to good use. Tournament director PO Box 536 Cheryle Starr and her assistant tournament directors Carla Thomas, Ray Lopez and City, ST Zip Charlotte Lopez were busy during the week Street Address Oakville, WA 98568 getting prepared to make it a successful weekend arranging game schedules, * Return Service Requested Chehalis Tribal Newsletter referee’s and volunteers. FirstName LastName There were 4 different divisions for youth to enter according to their age: 5 and under, 10 and under, 14 and under and 16 and under. The younger age brackets was held in the youth center gym, with no visible time PRSRT STD clock and no electronic score board. But PERMIT No. 2 OAKVILLE WA that didn’t matter they were there to play US POSTAGE PAID basketball. Parents were seen laughing and Youth players await to rebound a shot taken by the Muckleshoot team (blue) ©Copyright 2009 CHEHALIS TRIBAL cheering as they watched their tribal youth during the championship game against the Warm Springs team (white). It was NEWSLETTER is a publication of the played as they gained precious experience Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis a competitive game with the Muckleshoot team being the victor and winning Reservation. at this level of basketball. The main gym the championship in the 10U Division.
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