Page 10 - Chehalis Tribal Newsletter - January, 2017
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Toy drive makes Christmas merry

Kind donations
from community
give Early Learning
children another
reason to smile

Early Learning was ready Our program shared this The Early PARTICIPATE
for the holidays with our large donation with Family Learning
classrooms decorated and Services as well as the Youth Program We are off to a new year
our Christmas trees ready for Center. welcomed and are always in need of
Santa! Santa and volunteers.
We are very appreciative handed If you would like to get
We have many thanks to to everyone who helped make out gifts to involved in our program,
give to the wonderful people Christmas amazing for our very happy please stop by any time to
who support our children here children at Early Learning. children get your questions answered
at Early Learning. before and more information.
they left Your participation keeps
Each year, our parent group for winter the Early Learning Program
raises money to buy a gift for break. Each going!
each child to open from Santa youngster
during our holiday party before also Learning Program would like
we start winter break. received to welcome our new Health
a sweet and Disabilities Coordinator
This year, we received an stocking. Christian Zertuche!
amazing donation from Lucky
Eagle Casino & Hotel! It wouldn’t have been She has worked in our
as wonderful without the classrooms and is very familiar
Policy Council Secretary community’s support! with the program.
Janessa Bumgarner reached
out to our program and offered Program welcomes Christian is looking forward
half of the toys from their toy a new addition to working with families and
drive supported by guests of staff.
the hotel. The Chehalis Tribal Early

We appreciate the casino’s
thoughtfulness by including
our program.

The toy drive raised
hundreds of toys. Each child at
Early Learning received a toy
from Santa.

A big thank you to Lucky
Eagle Casino & Hotel for
making our Christmas one to

Heritage & Culture staff
donated a handmade stocking
to each child and pregnant
mother enrolled at Early

Teachers put children’s
names on the stockings and
hung them in the classroom
to enhance the Christmas

Thank you to Heritage &
Culture for your kindness and
hard work to make such a
thoughtful present.

We also received boxes and
boxes of stocking stuffers from
an anonymous donor. Thank
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