Page 3 - Chehalis Tribal Newsletter - September 2016
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Kids build confidence at Bike Rodeo

Children instructed Community Resource
on how to become Officer Mike McNair
better bicyclists hands Shayna
McCloud a pamphlet
Contributed by Mike McNair, that encourages kids
Community Resource Officer to use hand signals
while operating a bike.
Chehalis Tribal Law
Enforcement sponsored a Bike BIG THANKS
Rodeo on Aug. 17 with a safety
course established by police The Chehalis Tribal
vehicles in the Community Police Department
Center’s driveway. would like to say
thank you to the
Participants were encouraged departments that
to sign in for a chance to win donated a bike and
a bike and helmet donated by helmet, and the
tribal departments. youth workers who
helped to make this
The safety course emphasized event a success.
bike safety and general
maneuvers. It gave kids the youth workers. If a child had practice and demonstrate their winners were announced and
opportunity to become better difficulty with a particular part bicycle handling skills in a they claimed their prize. Some
bicyclists while avoiding typical of the lesson, they were given fun, safe and noncompetitive of the children were seen riding
crashes. The event assisted tips on how to improve and atmosphere. home. Wow, the kids were
all levels of bicyclists, from instructed to keep practicing. thrilled to win a new bike, which
beginning to advanced riders. After the parents and their reflected on their smiling faces!
With determination, the child signed in, they received
Children selected a bicycle children wanted to gain their a raffle ticket to qualify for the Congratulations to all of the
and were escorted and freedom on a bicycle and bike and helmet drawing. bicycle winners and everyone for
encouraged through the course most importantly to learn, learning how to be safe riders.
with assistance from public When the rodeo was finished,
safety officers and Chehalis tribal

All dressed up for pet fair $5 spay/neuter

Contributed by Animal Control n The first 40 pets to be VOUCHERS! CALL TODAY
Officer Brennan Stoelb signed up will receive a free
rabies vaccination, which is THIS PROGRAM IS AVAILABLE
I am excited to announce that typically good for one year. If ONLY TO CHEHALIS TRIBAL
there will be a Pet Resource Fair your pet has been vaccinated MEMBERS OR THOSE LIVING
on Oct. 22 at the Community within the past year, they ON THE RESERVATION
Center. are not eligible. If you are
unsure when your pet was last REZ ANIMAL
Informational booths from vaccinated for rabies or if you
area animal organizations, free have other health concerns, ask RESOURCES & EDUCATION
food and prizes for costume at the clinic.
contests for you and your pets Rez Animal is a small
will be provided. n Good Neighbor Vet is nonprofit working to
a low-cost service and has improve animal care
Good Neighbor Vet will be at additional vaccinations at the and reduce strays on
the fair from 10 a.m.-noon for clinic, including parvo. Good the Chehalis, Nisqually,
vaccinations. The first 40 pets Neighbor Vet also has other pet Skokomish, Squaxin
to be signed up will receive free health items, such as flea/tick Island and Shoalwater
rabies vaccinations, so come medication and micro chipping. Bay reservations
early! After pets are vaccinated, Additional services are available 253-370-6392,
they will get a Chehalis Tribal for a reduced fee. REZANIMALS.COM
pet license for free.
n Win prizes for Best Cat
A few key things about the Costume, Best Dog Costume
fair and clinic: and Best Person Costume.

n The clinic is open to pets So dress yourself and your
that reside within the Chehalis pet in your best Halloween
Reservation boundaries. costumes and head over to the
n All pets must be on a leash
at the fair and clinic.
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