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P. 1   FREE Vol. November 2011 5/11 CHEHALIS Events and Staff Profles on Page 3: Program TRIBAL  10th Annual Veterans Recognition News NEWSLETTER Dinner at the Lucky Eagle Casino  Staff Profle: Jessica Mahon Support Group Created to  Chehalis Tribe host 12th Annual Assist in Achieving Goals of Getting Healthy  “People of the Sands”  SPIPA Art Auction Do you have goals of getting healthy? Eating differently? Getting into an exercise Youth Activities and Page 2 routine? This new support group might be just what you are looking for. Participants  Tribal youth enjoy the Schiller Family Farm picking out will learn and share from each other as they a pumpkin and other fun activities that were offered establish lifelong healthy habits. Starting on November 10 , we will meet th on Thursday evenings from 5:30 – 6:30  Tips on Winter Driving pm in the Clinic PT room. All Community Members are welcome.  Chehalis Tribe Receives Grant for Healthier Living For more information contact Cindy Beck at 709-1810 or cbeck@chehalistribe. org. The Nightmare From Wall Street Guest Speaker Program Changes Offers Made It’s Appearance at the Helen Thayer Services for Elders Greetings from Mary Secena! I apologize Haunted House Inspires Tribal for not getting this out sooner, but, I have a NEW job title now. Yes, after 30 some years Community at the front desk. I am now working for the Community Outreach Program. By Fred Shortman, Editor Community Outreach Services Offers:  Monday thru Friday: 8:00 AM to 12:00 On Wednesday October 25 the Community Noon. Transport Elders to doctor’s Center hosted the Men’s Wellness sponsored appointment (Centralia, Olympia Area)- by the Chehalis Tribal Wellness Center. The mornings only. On Thursdays I am theme was Living Life without Limits with available 8:00 till 2:00, because there is guest speaker Helen Thayer, a best selling no lunch delivery that day. author, international speaker, National  12:30 - 1:30 PM deliver Elders lunches. Geographic Explorer, gifted story teller and  2:30 PM Pick-up medicines at Safeway motivator. Also a traditional salmon dinner for the Clinic. was provided with fsh donated by Don Elders if your need a ride to an Secena. appointment I’m available in the mornings Helen Thayer shared her frst experience only. Please give me a call at 360-709-1758 in mountain climbing with her parents at the to be put on my schedule. Please leave a Youth were seen laughing after going through the Chehalis Tribe’s haunted early age of 9. She was allowed to go, but short detail message. house for those who dared to enter, sharing what scared them the most. had to carry her own load. She admits she Also Patti Walker, Lynn Hohestel and I was really tired, but somehow managed to will be doing home visits. Questionnaires By Dianne Devlin, Cultural Coordinator keep going. What an exhilarating experience can be flled out for the Diabetes Program. when she fnally made it to the top of the But please feel free to stop on by the mountain. After that she was hooked going Clinic, because I am still here, but in a This was the second year of the now famous all who entered. You would think after going to the extreme to make it happen; achieve different Department. “Scary Haunted House” hosted by the through 5 times I would not be scared. But your ultimate success. If you are passionate Tribe’s Events Coordinator, Cheryl Starr and Nooooo! They got me every time. I can not about something, set your goals. Plan and her dedicated crew of workers. Last year divulge the magic secrets of what went into practice before setting off on your trip to Dental Clinic Has Electric was such a hit there was no doubt it would the making of the Haunted House upon pain achieve success. Tooth Brush Available for be done again this year. It was great fun for of death. Simply put, if I tell the classifed Community Members those who threw themselves in the making information of their magic tricks I will not POLAR DREAM: ACHIEVING YOUR the Haunted House. Bringing excitement for be working on next year’s haunted house, HIGHEST GOAL -- Imagine trekking The dental clinic has Oral B Triumph those who dared to enter the Chehalis Tribal I will be turned into a fxture in the next hundreds of miles across a perilous, frozen electric toothbrush available for $82.00 and Haunted House as it snaked throughout haunted house. Hehehehe! Children and world with all of your life-support, food and for a limited time Oral B is offering a $40.00 the Community Center’s gym. This year adults were equally heard screaming and shelter on a sled that you must pull over the mail in rebate that ends on December 31. the Haunted House was almost twice as running in terror. As the adrenaline wore rugged terrain while making slow measured Retail price of this brush is $160.00. We big as last year. The crew had learned from off they gathered and laughed about how steps on skis. also have the brand new Sonicare Diamond the trials and errors of last year and where they got away, or what scared them the most Helen made history at age 50 when she Clean toothbrush available for $66.00 retail better prepared to work their magic to create inside the haunted house. The community became the frst woman to travel alone to price for this brush is $200.00. true terror in this years’ haunted house. turnout was fantastic. any of the world’s Poles as she walked to For more information please contact Volunteer spooks where placed throughout Part of the Haunted House Tradition has the magnetic North Pole. She shared her Kristi Burke at the dental clinic or call 360- the Haunted House jumping out and scaring come to include a Halloween lunch where dramatic and inspiring story of her struggle 709-1875. See Haunted House, page 4 See Men’s Wellness, page 4 Network Offering Confidential Services to Rez-opoly Provides Community With a Healthy Victims of Crime The Crime Victims Advocacy Network Fun Filled Evening offers free and confdential services to On Thursday, October 20 Tsapowum health earning extra raffe tickets to win missing child. In total they fngerprinted/ victims of crime. For additional information Behavioral Health hosted a Rez-opoly prizes. Law Enforcement personnel photographed 41 children and 3 adults or assistance, please call an advocate at family night. The turn-out was huge as provided the “Safe Children” registration for emergency identifcation purposes. 360-528-1179, or 24 hours a day, 1-866-711- families came out to see what this was all program in case of an abduction or a Manned display tables had information on 2826. You can also visit us at www.cvan11. about. It was a unique approach in suicide org. prevention and learning what the programs See Rez-opoly, page 4 have to offer, and teach and meet the staff from the sponsoring programs. The event started in the Gathering Room with Elaine McCloud, Heritage Coordinator asking questions about the history of the Chehalis Tribe. Trudy Marcellay PO Box 536 then presented people with a memory bundle necklace, made from cedar, and City, ST Zip explained this would assist participants in Street Address Oakville, WA 98568 remembering the occasion and what they learned. Charlene Abrahamson, Behavioral Chehalis Tribal Newsletter Health Director opened, welcoming FirstName LastName everyone to the event, noting that the foundation of the community is very strong and that everyone can be a partner in suicide prevention, domestic violence prevention and either accessing, or prompting family PRSRT STD and friends, to get support from Chemical PERMIT No. 2 OAKVILLE WA Dependency services. US POSTAGE PAID Sheryl Spahr, Mental Health Counselor, ©Copyright 2009 CHEHALIS TRIBAL was at the wheel of chance, which gave The Shawn Ortivez and his family signed in at the beginning of the Rez-opoly NEWSLETTER is a publication of the Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis everyone an opportunity to answer questions night. Elaine McCloud, Heritage Coordinator then had each member answer a Reservation. regarding domestic violence and behavioral question on what they knew about the Chehalis Tribal history.
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