Page 9 - Chehalis Tribal Newsletter - September 2015
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Children Learn Rules of the Road at Bike Rodeo There is faith in their eyes,
Love in their eyes,
By Mike Mcnair, Community Resource Officer this a annual event, so watch for flyers. Love in their touch,
Many thanks to all the helpers that assisted in
making this bike rodeo such a success: Sergeant Kindness in their gestures.
Kelly Edwards, Jason Dickerson, Alexa Strawder, Thrill with them at life’s big and small
and Sheldon Pruett.
moments…hold them close.
For more information on bicycle safety, visit the
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration From small beginnings…come great things.
(NHTSA) web site at:
Call this toll-free number if you suspect that a child or vulnerable adult is being abused or
neglected. The Operator will connect you with
Children await their turn to enjoy the bike the right DSHS office to make your report.
rodeo course at the Community Center.
Washington State Department of Social and
Health Services

Toll Free 1-866-End Harm (1-866-363-4276)
You may also call Chehalis Tribal Law
Enforcement at 360-273-7051

Protect Services Office hours are 8:00 AM to
4:30 PM in the Social Services Building.
If you are call about immediate life-
threatening emergency call 9-1-1!

During the Back-to-School event our Chehalis Foster Care Licensing Program
Tribal Law Enforcement put on a bike rodeo.
The bike rodeo emphasized hand and arm signals Are you interested in becoming an
for bicycle safety for any child who participated. emergency, short term or long term home
About 60 children participated in the bike rodeo.
They also received a flyer in order to teach the for youth in need?
children about the “Rules of the Road.”
Please contact either Frances Pickernell at
There were 21 Bikes and Helmets raffled off. Volunteers display the safety techniques 360-709-1745
These were donated by Public Safety, Youth to ensure their safe travel to the next
Center and Planning. There are plans to make station. or Melanie Hjelm at 360-709-1632

10th Annual USDA Division of Child Support
Food Program
Dancing in the Eric Stender, Support
Distribution Dates Enforcement Officer - Tribal
Pioneer Square Square Powwow
Downtown Portland This event is FREE and open September 24 Liaison, 360-664-6971
to the public. A Drug Free, October 22
~ September 25 ~ Alcohol Free, Commercial November 19
12:00 - 7:00 PM Tobacco Free, and Violence Pickup is at the Community Center from QUESTIONS? NEED HELP FILLING OUT
Free event. 9:45 AM to 1:30 PM PAPERWORK?

Vendors and Educational Booths: Please call the SPIPA Food Distribution JUST SHOW UP BETWEEN 1:00 - 3:00 PM
For more information, please contact: Candice Warehouse at 360-438-4216 EVERY SECOND WEDNESDAY OF THE
Monday through Friday
Jimenez at 503-416-3264 MONTH
or between the hours of 8:00 AM till 4:00 PM CHEHALIS TRIBAL SOCIAL SERVICES
Our staff will be happy to assist you in
applying for this program. CONFERENCE ROOM    Page 9
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