Page 3 - Chehalis Tribal Newsletter - June 2016
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Employee recognition

Program rewards commitment to excellence

The Chehalis Tribe First quarter winner
has started a new reward
incentive program for their Please congratulate Tribal
employees. Healthcare Facilitator Deb
There are two parts of Shortman as Employee of the
this recognition program – Quarter. Deb will receive a
Employee of the Quarter and cash award and enter the pool
Employee of for Employee of the Year!
the Year.
This is a From Deb’s nomination:
chance for “Deb consistently on a daily
supervisors basis give 100 percent at
to nominate everything she does. When
and recognize asked to do a task, she
a full-time jumps right on it without
employee complaining and does so
who makes DEB with a quick response or Chehalis
a significant SHORTMAN turnaround. You will often cemeteries
find her in her office on are cleaned,
contribution a weekend working on a weeded and
to the Tribal Government. project that she knows is mowed during
The Employee of the important, and makes sure Cemetery
Year will be selected from her work is accurate. She is Cleanup Day
the four quarterly employee responsible for a lot of our on May 20.
winners. financial records and success. Memories of
Those who receive Deb always has the tribe or loved ones
the award should model the patients in mind behind were shared
behaviors of a good all of her actions. She strives while folks
employee. for perfection and wants a worked.
They should have a positive outcome. She runs a
positive and professional tight ship.”
attitude, be respectful of
tribal culture and policies, Thanks from Deb: I
be helpful to co-workers, would like to say thank you to
go the extra mile, exhibit everyone. It is the best honor Cemetery Cleanup
good customer service and to be nominated, let alone Day a big success
people skills and have a good win! I enjoy my job. Stress is
attendance record. my fuel. … I appreciate the
Selection of the Employee fact that you believe in me.
of the Quarter will be made And I will continue to strive
by Human Resources and to do my best on a daily basis.
the General Manager with Again, it’s a fantastic honor to
a Business Committee be selected for the Employee
endorsement. of the Quarter. You all are Elders, employees, adults, need of cleaning, weeding and
appreciated by me! children and community mowing. In an oral tradition,
members took time from their Elders and adults alike took
Grab-and-go employee fare busy schedules to tidy up the the time to share special
four cemeteries on the Chehalis memories of loved ones with
In late May, Great Wolf The truck is now available Reservation on May 20. those working around them.
Lodge partnered with the three days a week, but if it is Their dedication and energy
Chehalis Tribe to provide as successful as we hope, the Cemetery Cleanup Day has in beautifying loved ones’
the Lucky Eagle Casino frequency could increase. been observed for many, many gravesites was wonderful to
food truck as an option for moons to honor our ancestors witness.
employee lunch breaks. Providing this option to that have gone before us.
our Pack Members ensures The sun came out and
The food truck offers guests will come first at Those who perform the smiled down on those working
a variety of low-cost and the GWL restaurant and annual cleanup help keep the that day! With so many
quick sandwiches, burgers food service facilities. It’s a cemeteries in good shape for people contributing, they
and salads that GWL Pack win-win solution for guests traveling families who stop made short work of cleaning
Members can purchase to and Pack Members, and the by and leave flowers and say the cemeteries. All of the
enjoy during their lunch or food truck will profit from prayers for loved ones. cemeteries looked awesome.
dinner break. employee business. Thank you to everyone who
After a short meeting at the helped make the time-honored
Community Center Gathering Cemetery Cleanup Day a
Room, people split up in their success!
respective groups to work on
family plots and other areas in
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