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CHEHALIS The Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation “People of the Sands” TRIBAL NEWSLETTER December 2013 Free Volunteers Make a Memorable Chehalis Tribe’s New Vosper Community 12 Annual Veterans Day Dinner a Success Playground Equipment th A meal to remember so that we never forget! The Chehalis Tribe with the help of Lucky Eagle A new playground is ready for Casino and Hotel staff served kids to use off of Sickman Loop! hundreds of veterans and guests Major construction of the new play as part of the Chehalis Tribe’s equipment was completed early in 12 Annual Veterans Day meal December, with fnishing work to th on Monday, November 11. The be completed in the spring. This event was one of the most highly former empty lot is now ready for attended in 12 years with a total of kids to play on the spinning toy, more than 500 meals served. slides, monkey bars and swings. These toys include fun activities “We are extremely proud to play for little ones and elementary age a part in helping the Tribe honor children. Benches for parents have our heroes with such an important been put in so they can enjoy the and emotional event,” John The Flag Ceremony honored veterans with a night of stirring, playground too. Setterstrom, CEO of Lucky Eagle patriotic ceremonies recognizing their sacrifices while serving Casino said. “It’s impossible our country in the armed forces. In the spring, once the weather has to say thank you enough to our frybread, chicken, red potatoes, Every veteran in attendance warmed, the Vosper Community veterans.” green beans and corn. The main received a free hat and coffee mug Park, located on Sickman course for the evening, however, with the logo of the event as well Loop, will be fnished with Attendees raved about the quality was a heaping helping of thanks to as being regaled throughout the the addition of a paved path, of the meal, which included the veterans for their service and evening with a series of stirring, a picnic table with benches, traditional fre pit cooked salmon, valor. Continued on Page 2 and grass. A grand opening Tribal Members Join Missionaries in Humanitarian Efforts in South Africa and blessing will be held at the playground when the fnishing By Nadine Burnett, Tribal Member work is completed in the spring. On October 14, 2013, David Thank you to the Vosper Burnett the Chairman of the Chehalis Tribe took a 23 hour fight neighborhood residents, the to Johannesberg, South Africa Planning Department, the and then a fve hour bus ride to Tribal Housing Authority, the Mbabane, Swaziland, Africa, along Continued on Page 3 with his parents and 5 individuals from the Malone Assembly of God. Inside The purpose of the trip was to build Chehalis Tribal Loan Fund ................ 3 a feeding station for some of the Health and Wellness News ................ 4 many orphans in South Africa. GPS for Diabetes ................................ 5 David Burnett arrived in the Why Didn’t I Get Antibiotics ........... 6 evening of October 15, 2013 and The volunteers took a break and toured the Mantenga Nature Discovery Pass, GWL Discount ........ 7 after a night of rest, a short day of Reserve in South Africa. September Birthdays ......................... 8 touring was arranged. Because On Thursday, the group traveled to move the cement block in place Substance Abuse Conference ............. 9 of the long journey, the host to the village of Ntfonjeni to begin and to begin obtaining an idea Students of the Month ...................... 10 missionary felt it would be good to the building project. The weather of what this project entailed. In R/T Bus Schedule ............................ 11 take it easy for the frst day. on this day was favorable enough Continued on Page 12 South Africa Mission ..........................12
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