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in brief Practice a safe Fourth

Center. Participants will enjoy food, Fireworks are an fireworks of illegal
vendors and fun! Contact Orinda exciting and fun explosives. They
Goddard or Ericka Pickernell at way to celebrate can seriously hurt
the Vocation Rehabilitation office. our nation’s
You also may send an email to freedom, but or kill you! or they can be n Kids should harmful or even
deadly if not never play
Cedar Bow classes Share your thoughts used properly. with fireworks,

If you’d like your Northwest Here’s your chance to give There are especially
Native American Basketweavers feedback on the community-driven more than 10,000 firecrackers and
Association registration fee paid Chehalis Tribal Community Health injuries every year with more rockets.
for, you must participate in the Assessment recommendations at than 65 percent of those n Alcohol and
Cedar Bow classes provided by 5 p.m. July 28 in the Chehalis Tribal occurring during the month fireworks do not mix.
the Heritage and Culture program Community Center Gathering Room. of July. Have a “designated lighter.”
leading up to the conference. You n Steer clear of others.
also must make a minimum of Dinner will be provided. More than half of the Fireworks have been known
10 bows for the conference. “We feel it is essential that this injuries are to hands, fingers to backfire and shoot off in
plan continues to be informed by and eyes. the wrong direction.
Contact Philip Youckton at you, the community. Therefore, n Never throw or point
360-709-1752 at least 24 hours we would like tribal members to The most common fireworks at someone even
in advance of when you want to review the recommendations and fireworks that cause injury joking around.
take the class. Classes are offered offer any suggestions or ideas are firecrackers, bottle n Never relight a “dud”
Tuesday through Thursday until for programs to improve the rockets, Roman candles, firework. Wait several
6 p.m. The NNABA conference will health of our community. These fountains and sparklers. minutes and soak it in a
be at Great Wolf Lodge on Sept. 30 recommendations will go into the bucket of water.
and Oct. 1. plan and will be what the tribe will Remember to make n Only use fireworks
use to guide future planning and smart decisions when using outside.
Gathering permits help guide future grant funding fireworks. n Keep sparklers outside
applications.” and away from your face,
Ready to start harvesting cedar Contact Jenee Burnett with If someone you clothing and hair. Sparklers
bark? The Chehalis Tribe Heritage the Chehalis Tribal Planning know is hurt or injured can reach 1,800 degrees F –
and Culture Program has gathering Department at 360-709-1620. from fireworks, call 911 hot enough to melt gold!
permits available! If you plan to immediately. n Obey local laws. If they
collect cedar bark, make sure to get Health fair are not legal where you live,
a permit. There are a few guidelines Here are some useful tips do not use them.
to follow that will be discussed The Chehalis Tribal Health Fair for fireworks and fire safety n Brace all aerial cakes to
when you receive your permit. runs from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 20 during fire season: avoid tipping.
at the Chehalis Tribal Community Be safe, enjoy friends and
Contact Heritage Coordinator Center gym. Everyone is welcome n Use fireworks outdoors family and have a wonderful
Lynn Hoheisel at 360-709-1784 to attend! The event will feature only on flat, well-cleared Fourth of July!
or Community Services Manager vendors from tribal and state areas.
Joyleen McCrory at 360-709-1573. programs, lunch at noon and a lot of
information. n Always have water or a
Get feet bucket of water on hand.
checked For more information, contact
Chehalis Tribal Wellness Center n Never use homemade
Podiatrist Community Wellness Manager
Deborah Christina Hicks at 360-709-1741 or Oakville
Behre will be email Parade
at the Chehalis
Tribal Wellness USDA Food Program SATURDAY, JULY 2
Center from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. July
19 and Aug. 24. To schedule an If you’d like to sign up for the SEEKING PARTICIPANTS/VENDORS
appointment, call 360-273-5504 and USDA Food Program, call the South FOR OAKVILLE’S INDEPENDENCE DAY
ask to speak to Outreach Specialist Puget Intertribal Planning Agency
Gloria Jones or Pat Ordine. Food Distribution Warehouse at PARADE AND CELEBRATION
360-438-4216 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Entry forms are available at Oakville
Save the date: Summer Monday through Friday. Our staff will Umpqua Bank or at the city of Oakville
Outreach Parade be happy to assist you in applying
for the program. website,
The Summer Outreach Parade
will begin at 10 a.m. Aug. 12 at Distribution dates are June 27 FOR MORE INFORMATION,
Howanut Road and end at the Tribal and July 26. Pickup is at the CALL 360-347-0100.
Chehalis Tribal Community Center
from 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
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