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P. 1   FREE July 2011 Vol. CHEHALIS Information on Page 3: 5/7  The Book “Glimpses of Gate” Program TRIBAL shares neighbors memories of past Chehalis Reservation people. Part 5 News NEWSLETTER  Lucky Eagle Casino Management Training Program, David DuPuis Returning Survey Will Assist Program in Providing  Great Wolf Lodge Internship Services to the Community  “People of the Sands”  Program; Featured Sasha Penn-Roco The Colon Health Program mailed out patient satisfaction questionnaires earlier this Youth Enjoy June Activities month. We are requesting they be returned to either Cindy Beck or Patti Walker by July  Youth attend POWER conference at Great Wolf 18 at the Chehalis Tribal Wellness Center. Lodge, page 2 This information will greatly assist how our Colon Health Program can better serve our community for the upcoming year.  2011 Head Start Graduates, page 2 If you miss the deadline and wish to share your information please contact Patty  Head Start fatherhood fshing day , page 2 Walker at 360-709-1742 or Cindy Beck at 360-709-1510. Survey is also available at the Chehalis Tribal Wellness Center for your Tribe Honors 2011 High School 2011 Fireworks convenience. Graduates and Families with Deadline is Wednesday, July 20 Season Ends in a Program Offers Summer Heart Pounding Youth Activities Recognition Dinner Celebration The Education Department and Youth By Fred Shortman, Editor Center will be offering Summer Recreation & Education opportunities for all students The Fourth of July has come and gone. This K-12. Activities will be scheduled daily has been a federal holiday in the United (Monday-Saturday) July 11 – August 12. States and also known as Independence Morning activities will be geared toward Day. With the adoption of the Declaration of youth grades K-5 and afternoon activities Independence in 1776 became the birth of will be geared toward youth grades 6-12. American Independence from the Kingdom Several feld trips are planned and various of Great Britain. Many typical activities classes will be offered including: Cooking are commonly associated with freworks, Healthy, Science Lab, Chehalis Language, parades, barbecues, carnivals, fairs, picnics, Beginners Photography, and Physical concerts, baseball games, family reunions, Fitness. Driver’s Education classes will also political speeches and ceremonies. be offered at this time for those who qualify. Selling freworks is a family tradition Completion of the Policies & 2011 Graduating Seniors were recognized with a community dinner at on the Chehalis Indian Reservation. Many Permissions Packet is required to participate. the Lucky Eagle Casino. Pictured top row (L-R) are Michelle Allen, Corrie tribal members were seen preparing their For a complete schedule and to pick up a Medina, Jeanette Boyd, Harry Pickernell, Jr., Raymond Banuelas, Bobby freworks stands to provide to the public Policies & Permissions Packet stop by the Jones, James Quilt, Brent Simmons. Middle row (L-R) are Monica Lopez, for their private 4 of July celebrations. 86 th Youth Center or the Education Department. Jessa Penn, Kaylee Trott, Skylar Bracero,. Bottom row (L-R) are Ashleigh Stands were found in the various locations Any questions please contact the Youth Sharp, Ashleigh Parkingson, Sylvanna Bracero, Matthew Mauerman. Not within the reservation (Thunder Alley, Center at 360-273-9674 or Jason Gillie at Pictured is Rigo Hernandez and Margaret Gleason. Photo by Jodie Smith Thunder Valley, Thunder Valley II, Moon 360-709-1888. By William Thoms, Education Specialist Road, Top of the Hill, Thunder City Mall, Twenty students were recognized by the spoke of the decisions that are made early Indian Country, and the Tribal Center Free Workshop On Social community Thursday, June 9 at a celebratory in life and how that affects the future. Parking lot). Families came from as far Security Offered To dinner held in their honor. The Lucky Eagle Despite it being an end to their frst phase south as California and Oregon to continue Community Casino Events Center was decorated with of schooling, Chairman David Burnett in their annual family ritual of purchasing colorful displays and ornaments refecting reminded the students that graduation their freworks. FREE Workshop by The Social Security the theme of the evening. Over two hundred is called ‘commencement’ because it is, Even with the economy and July 4 th Administration. Sponsored by the Chehalis members of the community were present to literally, a beginning. He wished them luck falling on a Monday, most of the veteran Tribe’s Title VI- Family Caregiver Support show their support and to pay tribute to the and expressed the support of the tribe in freworks stands did okay. As usual Program- part C. SOCIAL SECURITY 101: students’ accomplishments. All in attendance all their future decisions. Youth Center customers known as “Repeats” keep the Everything You Wanted To Know were treated to a prime rib and salmon Manager Tony Medina made a light-hearted sales up, while new stands owners struggled dinner provided by the Lucky Eagle. The presentation to students, sharing “I’ve to break even. Some say it was good just Chehalis Community Center year produced a record number of graduates watched these kids grow up. I’m real proud meeting some new people and developing Gathering Room for the community. Eighteen students of all the graduates.” Education Director their customer base, overall it was a fun and Thursday, August 4, 2011 received their diplomas and two GEDs were Tracy Bray relayed the wisdom of Dr. Seuss busy time. 3:00pm to 4:00pm awarded, which is the most confrmed in and Higher Education Coordinator Racheal The Chehalis Tribal Fireworks Show Speaker: Kirk Larson recent history. Mendez read remarks on the behalf of Lucky was awesome as the local people came The evening opened with Chairman Eagle GM John Setterstrom. Each presented to see the show. Law Enforcement set up This workshop will cover the following Burnett addressing the students. He the honorees with gifts to provide a head the safety zone and patrolled to provide topics regarding Social Security: See Recognition Dinner, page 4 See Fireworks, page 4  Retirement Benefts and Eligibility Requirements Community Center Hosts Health Fair as Families  What Early Retirement Does To Your Benefts  How Survivor Benefts Can Help Your Learn, Laugh and Enjoy the Day Together Family  Information Regarding Medicare, By Cindy Beck, Program Coordinator for the [DPP] & Patient Navigator for the Colon Health Program [CHP] Disability, and Spouse Benefts  What You Can Do Online With SSA The Chehalis Community Health  What the Future Holds for the Agency Fair was held on Wednesday,  Understand How To Get The Most From June 8 at the Community Center. Your Beneft Over 130 community and tribal members attended. There were a variety of vendors available to talk to participants about health issues. There was some fun activities too, many participants made medicine bags, had Reiki PO Box 536 treatments, and participated in a City, ST Zip free throw shooting contest run by Street Address Tony Medina and the Youth Center. Oakville, WA 98568 The Lucky Eagle Casino provided * Return Service Requested a delicious Bar-B-Q dinner in the Chehalis Tribal Newsletter FirstName LastName gathering room. With an abundance of prizes, the raffe drawings lasted throughout the event. Jordan Bray won a fshing pole and Roxanne Thompson won the chainsaw. PRSRT STD PERMIT No. 2 The highlight for the event was OAKVILLE WA US POSTAGE PAID the bicycles: two adult and two ©Copyright 2009 CHEHALIS TRIBAL children’s were given away. The Health professionals shared with community and tribal members about what NEWSLETTER is a publication of the children’s bikes were won by Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis services were available to assist them in caring for their health at the Chehalis Reservation. See Health Fair, page 4 Community Health Fair.
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