Page 7 - Chehalis Tribal Newsletter in January, 2016
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CHEHALIS TRIBAL Head Start kids select a tree from Tapio’s Christmas Tree Farm and carry it to the bus. 7
Families gather to learn in brief
The Confederated Tribes
of the Chehalis Reservation, Thank you to all of Santa’s helpers LEND A HAND Indian wills and estate
who made the Children’s Christmas planning services
‘People of the Sands’ parties extra special. A big thank you Volunteers are needed to read stories, rock
to Philip Youckton, Terry Youckton, babies, monitor playground safety, deliver Indian Wills and Estate Planning Services are
Articles and opinions expressed Jacinda Legg and Yolanda Edwards for meal carts and ride the bus. Let us know if offered to all Chehalis Tribal members who
are not necessarily the opinions their efforts for Santa. you are interested by calling 360-273-5514. are age 18 and older.
of this publication or the Chehalis These include wills, powers of attorney,
Head Start children enjoyed making Nutrition and more. Families enjoyed medical directives and living wills.
Tribal Business Committee. decorations for the Christmas tree they visiting with other parents from their Legal advisor Jerrie Simmons is available
brought back from Tapio’s Christmas childrens’ classroom while dining on from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. three days a week at
SUBMISSIONS Tree Farm. chili and cornbread made by the Head the Chehalis Tribal Center.
The Chehalis Tribal Newsletter Start cooks. This service is free for Chehalis Tribal
Children listened to stories and members who do not have a will or would like
encourages tribal members walked out in the farm to choose a tree. Monthly trips to the library reinforce to update their will.
to submit letters, articles, After it was cut down, they helped carry the importance of reading. Children will Simmons’ position is for legal questions,
photographs and drawings to be it back to the Head Start bus. take field trips to area businesses this not part of the Office of Tribal Attorney. If
considered for publication. month. One Head Start classroom is you have a legal question, she can point you
These are subject to editing. January’s Resource Roundup for studying community helpers. in the right direction on where and who to
Contributing writers, artists and Parents will include presentations contact if she can’t help you.
photographers include Chehalis by Diabetes Prevention, Vocational Contact Jerrie Simmons at 360-273-5911
tribal community members and Rehabilitation, Healthy Families, to set up an appointment and obtain the
staff. Submission deadline is necessary paperwork to get started.
the first of each month (printed
New hours set for
monthly). community center

TRIBAL CENTER The new hours for the Chehalis Tribal
360-273-5911 Community Center are 7 a.m.-8 p.m.
Fun events at the center:
420 Howanut Road n Movie night starts at 5 p.m. every second
Oakville, WA 98568 Wednesday of the month. Dinner is provided.
360-709-1726 (office) Bring out the whole family and enjoy.
360-273-5914 (fax) n Open gym is at noon Wednesdays and
Sundays and 5:30 p.m. weeknights.
CHEHALIS TRIBE’S n Swimming pool and exercise room hours
VISION STATEMENT are 7 a.m.-8 p.m.
To be a thriving, self-sufficient, n The Community Center will host an
sovereign people, honoring our alcohol-free super bowl party at 3 p.m.
past and serving current and Feb. 7. Activities include door prizes, food,
future generations. drinks and the big game on our 70-inch TVs.
For more information, contact Leroy Boyd,
BUSINESS COMMITTEE events coordinator assistant, at 360-709-
Don Secena, Chairman 1787.
Harry Pickernell, Sr.,
USDA Food Program
Vice Chairman
Farley Youckton, Treasurer If you are interested in signing up for the
Cheryle Starr, Secretary USDA Food Program, call the South Puget
Intertribal Planning Agency Food Distribution
Dan Gleason, Sr., Warehouse at 360-438-4216 from 8 a.m.-
5th Council Member p.m. Monday through Friday.
Our staff will be happy to assist you in
NEWSLETTER STAFF applying for the program.
Fred Shortman, Distribution dates are Feb. 23, March 29 and
April 26.
Communications Coordinator Pickup is at the Chehalis Tribal Community Center from 9:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Save the date

Celebrate our cancer survivors and cancer
caregivers April 15-16 at the Cancer
Survivorship Conference (location to be
For more information, call Joan (Joann)
Simmons at 360-462-3222.
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