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Great Wolf lodGe tribal MeMber discounts Do You Qualify? IHS Well and Sewer Assistance Great Wolf Lodge General Manager, Patrick Alvarez, is excited to announce Indian Health Service has a program to help Native homeowners with well an increased discount for tribal member reservations, and a new Reservation and sewer facilities in their home. The program offers assistance up to Policy for tribal friends and family, as follows: $20,000 toward safe drinking water or a new or repaired septic system. TRIBAL MEMBER RESERVATIONS In the Tribal Planning Offce, Don Terry is the Chehalis Tribe’s liaison for IHS. Don will be able to help you get the ball rolling if you need assistance Enrolled Chehalis Tribal members will now receive the best available rate by processing and qualifying applicants, as well as helping you to secure of $79.99 per Family Standard Suite, no change in the procedures to reserve bids. a room. Call 360-273-7718 to make a room reservation. One room per night, tribal member reserving the room must be present at check-in, show To qualify you must show that you: their tribal ID, and must be at least 21 years of age. Great Wolf will be  Are a homeowner that LIVES IN or is building a new home to live in happy to offer upgrades at no extra charge upon check in, if those rooms  Have not previously used the program in your lifetime are available, but upgraded rooms cannot be reserved at time of reservation  Are affliated with any federally recognized tribe at the discounted rate. If the tribal member who made the reservation is not actually staying in the room, the full room rate will be applied.  Live in the Chehalis Tribe’s Service Area (Lewis, South Thurston, South Mason and East Grays Harbor counties) TRIBAL FRIENDS AND FAMILY VOUCHER If you need well or sewer assistance and believe you qualify for the IHS Chehalis tribal members are now eligible to receive Friends and Family program, contact the Tribal Planning Offce for an application and more vouchers at a rate of $99.99 per Family Standard Suite, as follows: information. Tribal members must pick up a voucher from Great Wolf Employee Relations (Open 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday) prior to Community Center Fitness Center, Gym, and Pool making a reservation. „ Tribal members must show their tribal ID and must be 21 years of age or Hours of Operation For more information older to receive a F&F Voucher. regarding the „ Each voucher will have a unique code on it that can be used for only one Monday – Friday Community Center reservation. If multiple reservations are needed, then a voucher must be 8:00AM to 5:00 PM contact Philip Youckton, obtained for each reservation. Each voucher is good for 60 days. Unless otherwise noted Chehalis Tribal Events „ Friends and Family must reserve their room by calling the reservation Closed on weekends and holidays and Facilities Specialist center at 800-905-9653 or by reserving online at Please sign in and out when using the at 360- 709-1752 or They cannot book or make changes to the reservation on their own. The community center’s facilities. Thank you! 360-688-3380. F&F unique voucher code will be required at the time of reservation. „ Tribal friends and family must show the voucher at time of check-in. Chehalis Tribal Newsletter If the voucher is not presented the room rate will change to the Best Available Rate. The Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation... „ Each tribal member may have up to three F&F Vouchers per month. “People of the Sands” Articles and opinions expressed in this publication are not necessarily the opinions of this publication or the Chehalis Tribal Please contact Cammi Wittwer at 360-273-7718, Ext 4920, or Trudy Business Committee. Marcellay, Ext 4981, with any questions you may have regarding this The Chehalis Tribal Newsletter encourages tribal members to submit letters, process. articles, photographs, and drawings to be considered for publication. These are subject to editing. Contributing writers, artists, and photographers include Chehalis tribal community members and staff. Submission deadline: 6th of each month Printed monthly Tribal Center (360) 273-5911 Business Committee 420 Howanut Road David Burnett, Chairman Oakville, WA 98568 Ray “Barnaby” Canales, Vice Chairman (360) 709-1726 (offce) Farley Youckton, Treasurer (360) 273-5914 (fax) Cheryle Starr, Secretary Dan Gleason, Sr., 5th Council Member Chehalis Tribe’s Vision Statement Chehalis Tribal To be a thriving, self-suffcient, Newsletter Staff: sovereign people, honoring our past Fred Shortman, and serving current Communications and future generations Coordinator    Page 7
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