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Tribal Health and Wellness News  Transforming Together for Change work for change, the defnitions living on the Chehalis The Chehalis Tribe is one of pressure and cholesterol levels. of “transformers” are very Reservation and the City of seven tribes nationally to receive It all sounds very good and powerful. Oakville. What can we do funding for the Community very familiar. Except for that “Modern civilization would together to make healthy living Transformation Grant (CTG). one word—“Transformation”. be impossible without….. easier in our world? We want to The CTG is a program of the What exactly does “community transformers. “ Without hear from you! We want to work Centers for Disease Control transformation” mean? Does transformers…the.. (world) as with you! Your participation is and Prevention (CDC). There “community transformation” we know it would not exist.” the power network that connects are fve grantees in Washington require “community us. State: The Chehalis and Makah transformers”? Transformers are very In the next few months we Tribes, the State of Washington important. They are essential will be in the communities Department of Health, and the The Bing dictionary has two for transformation—a change connecting with you. If you Grays Harbor County and Pierce defnitions for Transformer: “1. in form, appearance, nature or would like to have a presentation County Health Departments. Device for changing electrical character. for your group, please invite us. There are two phases of energy –a device that transfers If we want to go Holly wood, If you would like to hear more funding: Capacity Building and electrical energy from one we could say that Transformers about the CTG, please contact Implementation. The Chehalis alternating circuit to another us. We are very excited about ……; 2. Somebody or something saved the world, not 1 but 3 Tribe and the Makah Tribe times! what you decide community are in the Capacity Building that transforms.” transformation will look like phase. The Chehalis Tribes’ EHow states: “Modern Whether we are talking about here. successful application proposes civilization would be impossible electrical power, robot power collaboration with the residents without the technology of or people power, the message is The community Transformation of the Chehalis Reservation transformers. The very concept clear. Transformers have power. Grant Team, are conducting an and the residents of the City of of AC electricity does not work They are connected all over. important public opinion survey Oakville. without them, so in a world They have, and will, change the to fnd out what your knowledge The motto or the theme of without transformers….…the world. is about the grant. the CTG is “Communities power grid as we know it would The world we want to change The survey is available online Transforming to make healthy not exist.” is here, our neighborhood, our at living easier.” There are Obviously, we are not community. How would we like Your answers will be completely mandatory “Strategic Directions” electricians and the CTG is our communities to be? How can anonymous. If you have any to concentrate on: active not about power grids, but we get there? questions about the survey lifestyle, healthy nutrition, if we think of transformers The Community Transformation please contact us at jvalencia@ tobacco free living, and attaining as concerned and energized Grant would like to work with or 360-273- & maintaining healthy blood community members willing to you community transformers 5504 Ext. 1738. Chehalis Tribal Health Fair Mammogram Clinic Health Care Workshop MARY’S CORNER: Wednesday. May 9 May 9, (at the health fair) Thursday, May 10 Greetings everyone, I have been busy 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM and on May 22 at CTWC 10:00 to 11:00 with transport, taking patients to their At the Chehalis Tribal Community from 9 AM to 3 PM, for Chehalis Tribal doctor appointment that have been Center. an Appointment please Wellness Center referred out from the clinic. If you need call Christina Hicks at PT Room a ride please call Pat Odiorne at the Everyone is welcome to attend! There will 360-273-5504. clinic at 360-273-5504. be a Mobile Mammogram Clinic to do Must be a female age North West Parkinson’s I have also been busy delivering screenings, please call for an appointment. 40 and up and haven’t Foundation will be here lunches to the seniors and picking up We will also have a Mobile CSO Coach had one in the past 12 to do a presentation for medicines at Safeway for the clinic. there for you to sign up for Medical, Food month. social workers, health Please call if you have any question or or Cash benefts from DSHS….for more care providers, and if we can assist you. Thank you and information please contact Christina Hicks “The Best Protection is caregivers. have a good day. at 360-273-5504 Early Detection.” Mary Secena, Community Outreach Page 4   
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