Page 12 - Chehalis Tribal Newsletter - June 2015
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Huge Turnout Makes 8th Annual Cancer Walk a Success

By Orinda Goddard, Cancer Walk Coordinator was marked off with pink ribbon signs, starting Eagle Casino, Fred Shortman, REZ Gear, Boo
at the Community Center then to the tribal center Thomas, Penny Gleason and Little Creek Casino.
8th Annual Cancer walk was held on Sunday, May and then down to the 4-way and finally back to
24 at the Legions Field picnic area. I would like the community. Each walker had to finish in order Special Thank You
to thank everyone who came out and supported to receive a raffle ticket. This year each walker
the walk. It’s an amazing event that has become a received: Cancer t-shirt, infused water bottle, key Thank you to the following: Pam Youckton,
part of the Chehalis Tribal Days Weekend. Every chain, and car charger plug-in. Stacy Youckton, Joyleen McCrory, Vernon
step we take is a prayer to find a cure for cancer. McCrory, Brenna Youckton, Talisa Baker, Ray Jr,
I would like to take the time to thank these Bones, Heather Hoyle, Venessa Castle, Stephanie
We had 304 walkers and 25 different tribes were companies, departments and individuals for Pickernell, Harry Pickernell, Philip Youckton,
represented that registered for the walk and 145 donating items for the cancer walk: Chehalis Theresa Youckton, and Cheryle Starr.
of the walkers were Chehalis Tribal Members, Tribal Business Committee, Accounting
Thank you all for supporting our tribal event. Department, Law Enforcement, Family Services, These individuals sure show their support each
TGA, Human Resources, Behavioral Health, year to make this walk happen. We are looking
There were 80 raffle prizes that were donated for Heritage & Culture, Chehalis Tribal Enterprises, forward to next year’s walk and hope that more
the raffle that was held at the end of the walk. Great Wolf Lodge, Kevin Bray from the Lucky people come out and support cancer awareness.
Each participant had to walk the cancer loop that Thank you all once again for your support!

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