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CTWC is happy to CHEHALIS TRIBAL LOAN FUND NEWS announce the return of our Diabetes Wellness The Chehalis Tribal Loan Fund is a certifed Native served 21 Chehalis Tribal members last year with Community Development Financial Institute. (CDFI). Firework loans. Clinics We obtained our certifcation through the Department „ We offer competitive interest rates. We will assist any of Treasury on June 20, 2012. What does a CDFI do? Native CDFI’s are designed to overcome identifed tribal member with the paperwork process. Our goal is to offer a comprehensive barriers to fnancial services in Native Communities. offce visit for Diabetics that „ Savings: We can assist you with opening a savings include: time with your medical Our goal is to increase access to credit, capital, and account. We also have a Savings Match program for provider, labs, foot exams, fnancial services in Native Communities. The Chehalis income eligible participants. You must meet 200% of nutritional assessment/counseling, Tribal Loan Fund is here to provide Financial services the poverty guidelines to qualify. exercise assessment and any to Chehalis Tribal members. We can help you with the referrals needed for yearly exams following: such as eyes and dental exams. Trainings: We provide one on one Business Repair or Rebuild your credit Development Training, including how to write a We are hoping this will not only Business Plan. We offer trainings once a month to the help with time management by Provide Loans in the following areas: community. We provide training to the youth once a offering all these services in one „ Home improvement: Loans up to $25,000.00 for a month as well. If there is a training regarding fnancial visit but also signifcantly improve maximum of 7 years. services you would like us to provide, please call: the quality of life for each of our „ Business Loans: Loans up to $100,000.00 for a Julie Burnett, Executive Director patients. maximum term of 7 years. 360-709-1831 To schedule an „ Debt Consolidation and Credit Builders: Loans from Diana Pickernell, Loan Coordinator appointment or $1000.00-$25,000.00, maximum term of 3 and 5 360-709-1631 if you would like years. more information, please call Trisha „ Firework Loans: We will begin advertising in Don’t let your credit score stop you from seeing if you at 360-709-1742. March. Apply for your loan early to catch all of the qualify for a loan! We are here to help you. wholesaler’s sale prices in April and March. We Program Provides Free Well Attention Chehalis Tribal Members: Water Testing to Tribal Members Tsapowum Chehalis Tribal Did you know that you should have your well water tested at Behavioral Health Program will Substance Abuse: least once year for bacteria? Contaminated wells can cause be sponsoring Chehalis Tribal A Community Response physical problems, especially in young children and seniors. community members to attend the The Chehalis Tribe provides free well testing to all tribal Thurston County Substance Abuse April 30. 2014 members whether or not they live on or off reservation. Non Conference at the Great Wolf Lodge 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM tribal members can have their water tested for a $25 fee. in April. Registration begins at 8:30 AM at the To have your water tested, you will need to stop by The It is an opportunity to learn more Great Wolf Lodge Chehalis Tribe Department of Natural Resources and pick up about solving this epidemic. It a water bottle. Take the bottle home, fll it up and return it. also gives you an opportunity to Your results will be emailed to you. If your results come back ask questions, network with the Please join the Thurston County Drug Action positive, we will work with you to correct the well and retest professionals and continue to be an Team for this comprehensive training on the water. essential part of prohibiting this type targeting drug abuse in our communities. of behavior. „ Presentations from recognized authorities For questions please call 360-273-5911 as ask for Harry Pickernell If you are interested in attending this „ Informative breakout sessions conference please contact „ Hear from professionals in many felds or Glen Connelly Madelyn Dethlefs, Prevention „ Networking and resources Coordinator at 360-709-1717 „ Lunch Provided Page 6   
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