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CHEHALIS The Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation “People of the Sands” TRIBAL NEWSLETTER September 2013 Free Programs Combine Fun and Resources for Parks and Recreation Families at Back-to-School Celebration On Wednesday, August 21, the Meeting Was a Success Chehalis Community Center Baseball Complex hosted By Jenee Penn, Grant Writer the Annual Back-to-School On Tuesday August 20 a planning Celebration. It was a beautiful, meeting was held at the Chehalis sunny day for those who came out Tribal Community Center to plan to enjoy the activities. future parks and recreation projects on the reservation. We had an The Kidz-N-Motion Entertainment amazing turnout with more than and More, LLC provided fun 50 people in attendance! Proposed games for the children to challenge project sites for a playground on themselves physically and Tahown, walking trails and an off- mentally. The children were seen road vehicle park were presented. smiling and playing on the various Meeting participants were also slides and obstacle courses. The given a parks and recreation survey most challenging was the rock to complete. climbing wall. The children had Programs gave out back packs and gift cards to assist looks of grim determination as they families in preparing for the upcoming school year. The information collected at the scaled the wall in order to get to lit up their faces as they returned to The group of kids kept them busy event will guide future planning the top. The sound of the buzzer the ground. while standing in line for treats. efforts. Jenee Penn is developing a echoed across the complex as the The youth did an awesome job! Comprehensive Park and Recreation children successfully accomplished The youth workers volunteered Plan for the Chehalis Reservation. their goal of reaching to the their services at the cotton candy, This document will enable the tribe summit. The smile of achievement popcorn and snow cone stations. Continued on Page 2 to apply for park and recreation Tribal Canoe Families Gather Sharing Their Heritage and Spirituality at Safeco Field grant funds. If you are interested in serving on a Parks and Recreation Tuesday, August 21 was Native Chehalis tribal canoe families of baseball. There is no better way Planning team please let Jenee know. We need a number of American Day in Safeco Field joined together to participate in for a fan to go to a Mariners game individuals who participate in a at the Mariners game. The this honorable celebration. Native and also be able to give tribute to variety of recreational activities like Nisqually, Suquamish, Puyallup, American Day is special to many an awakening culture. Some say it hunting, quading, fshing, walking, Muckleshoot, Tulalip and the who love the time honored game Continued on Page 2 and of course sports! Continued on Page 3 Inside New Playground Equipment .............. 3 Tribal Health and Wellness News ...... 4 Wellness Events ................................. 5 Suicide Prevention/Awareness .......... 6 Firewood Permits; Bus Safety ........... 7 September Birthdays ......................... 8 Chehalis Tribal Loan Fund ................ 9 Emergency Management ................. 10 Coastal Salish Drummers, Singers and Dancers entering Safeco field in honor of Native Program Information ....................... 11 American Day at the Mariners game. Memorial Baseball Tournaments ..... 12
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