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The Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation

December 2014 Free

13th Annual Veterans Appreciation Enterprise Updates Will
Day Honors Gulf Actions Impact Tribal Discount

Tuesday, November One of the favorite benefits for
Chehalis Tribal members is the fuel
11 the Chehalis discount program offered at our
two End of the Trail gas stations.
Tribe hosted the 13th The stores will be upgrading the
software to the discount card
Annual Veterans system in January. The plan is to
minimize any inconvenience or
Appreciation Day interruption of the discount during
implementation. The purpose of
at the Lucky Eagle this article is to notify and inform
Tribal members of these changes.
Casino event More details will be available at
the stores when we get closer to the
center. Veterans start date to the new system. At
any time you may contact Manny
were honored for Medina for any specific questions
or concerns at mmedina@
sacrificing their time or at his CTE
and for some their The “Posting of the Colors” by the Yakama Warriors Association is a time office number 360-273-1251.
lives, protecting honored tradition at the Veterans Appreciation Dinner. Alternately, you can stop by his
office for a face-to-face meeting
our country. Many Master of Ceremonies this year by our princesses Riley Smith and during most mornings at CTE.

veterans from our area filled the was Lucky Eagle Casino’s Director Emily Ortivez.

tables sharing smiles with the of Table Games Mark Palmer, After the welcoming speech by
volunteers who helped make this a himself an Air Force veteran. the newly elected chairman, Don
memorable event. Everyone stood honoring the Secena, Bob Hawkey gave an awe
posting of the flags by the Yakama inspiring invocation. Kenneth C.
The theme this year commemorated Warriors Association. The flags Wojczynski performed the MIA
the Gulf Actions. All areas of from not only all branches of the Ceremony for those who were
service were recognized from military, but also the American missing in action. Gone but never
Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, flag, the Chehalis Tribe flag, and a forgotten, the ceremony brings
Coast Guard, National Guard, and flag to honor POWs were posted.
Reserves. The pledge of allegiance was given Continued on Page 2

Tribal Members Gather at the 2014 Annual Meeting Why make a change?

Saturday, November 8 the Community. Raffles were used New technology is available to the
as an incentive to encourage stores. The new system will benefit
Chehalis Tribal Annual Meeting survey participation. not only Tribal members but casino
patrons and store customers. The
tribal members gathered to vote, Enterprises new system includes marketing

and discuss tribal business. Enterprises managers gave their Continued on Page 3
reports to the general body. They
There was a lot of information continue to invest in the future Inside
economic base of our tribe.
shared during the meeting. Health and Wellness News ................ 4
Lucy Eagle Casino: John Prepare Your Home for Winter .......... 5
Minutes were approved. The Setterstrom, General Manager – Legacy of Billy Frank Jr. ................... 6
The Casino has now placed the Tribal Identification Cards ................ 7
Treasurer gave his report on hotel under their umbrella. John December Birthdays ......................... 8
Setterstrom also discussed the Heritage and Culture Programs ......... 9
how the tribe was doing. Per plans for the future by building a Students of the Month ......................10
CTLF Program News ....................... 11
capita numbers were discussed Continued on Page 12 Early Learning Program News ......... 12

and issued in November.

Newly Elected Chairman, Don
Programs set up in the gathering Secena accepts the keys to the
room to share their information office by David Burnett at the
and resources that are provided Annual Meeting.
to the general body of the

Chehalis Tribe. Many programs members in order to provide

had surveys available for tribal better services to the Chehalis
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