Page 7 - Chehalis Tribal Newsletter - September 2014
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Drivers Think Safety First to 2014 Chehalis Tribal Business Committee Election Protect Children at Bus Stop CANDIDATE FORUM With school beginning drivers should be aware. What is the most dangerous part of the school bus ride? The bus stop! Children are at greatest October 8, 2014 risk when they are getting on or off the school bus. They become easily 5:30pm - 7:30pm distracted and may start across the street without warning. „ Don’t understand the danger of moving vehicles. Community Center „ Can’t judge vehicle speed or distance. Gathering Room „ May be blocked from view by the bus. Come meet your candidates, listen to their platform, School bus safety tips for drivers: and ask questions. „ Prepare to stop when a slowing bus has its overhead yellow lights fashing PER CAPITA FORMS FOR THE „ Stop at least 20 feet away for buses when red lights are fashing „ Slow down in or near school and residential areas NOVEMBER DISTRIBUTION: „ Look for clues-such as safety patrols, crossing guards, bicycles, and playgrounds-that indicate children might be in the area The fnance department is mailing out this year’s per capita distribution „ Watch for children between parked cars and other objects form and W-9 to all adult tribal members at the end of August. The deadline for returning the forms in the self addressed envelope is School Buses are like traffc signals Friday, October 17 „ When overhead lights are fashing yellow: Prepare to stop „ When overhead lights are fashing red: Stop If you do not receive the form or the W-9 then please contact the fnance department at 360-709-1830. Thank you. „ When hazard warning lights are fashing: Proceed with caution School bus safety tips for students: Enrollment Deadline „ Always stay in sight of the bus driver Enrollment Deadline is For more information contact „ Don’t hurry off the bus; check Chris Ortivez, Enrollment Clerk at traffc frst September 30 360-273-5911. „ Don’t go back to the bus after exiting Chehalis Tribal Newsletter Additional school bus safety The Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation... information is available from: “People of the Sands” National Highway Traffc Safety Articles and opinions expressed in this publication are not Administration American School necessarily the opinions of this publication or the Chehalis Tribal Bus Council Business Committee. National Safety Council The Chehalis Tribal Newsletter encourages tribal members to submit letters, articles, photographs, and drawings to be considered for publication. These are subject to editing. A Cleaner Carpet Contributing writers, artists, and photographers include Chehalis tribal community members and staff. Submission deadline: 6th of each month An Eco friendly Cleaner Printed monthly Tribal Center (360) 273-5911 Business Committee Sheila Bray 420 Howanut Road David Burnett, Chairman Owner 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: 360-970-5466 sovereign people, honoring our past Fred Shortman, and serving current and future generations Communications Coordinator    Page 7
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