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Meet your new dentist, dental administrative assistant

WILLIAM BATES education in general dentistry. I served Dental Administrative
Hello, my name is as a dental officer for five years in the Assistant at our
United States Navy and have lived coast Chehalis Tribal dental
Dr. William Bates and to coast. office. I just started in
I am your new Dentist late August.
at the Chehalis Tribal My wife, Shandee, and I have been
Dental Clinic. I was married for 14 years. We have four girls I am a tribal
born and raised in together. I enjoy golfing, spending time member, and many of
Hooper, Utah. with my family, watching sports and you may know me from
grilling. when I was working at
I obtained a the End of the Trail store. I don’t have
bachelor’s in microbiology from Weber I am excited to work with the people any children but I do take care of my
State University. I continued my and friends of the Chehalis Tribe, niece and nephew.
education at Marquette University, as well as explore the scenery that
graduating with a doctorate of dental Washington has to offer. It’s been a great change of pace and
surgery degree. I look forward to seeing my friends
LYDIA KLATUSH-FROMM and family when they schedule an
After graduating from dental school, Hello, everyone. I am the new appointment. Have a great day!
I completed a residency in advanced

The Tribal elder retires
Tribe and Lucky Eagle Casino & Hotel hosted a
colleagues retirement party for Robert Penn on Sept. 1.
honored It was a bittersweet moment for one of our
employee tribal elders as he bid farewell to his job with
the casino.
Margie Robert began
Youckton’s working for the
casino in 2000
35 years in the Food
of service and Beverage
on Aug. and Security.
23 with He was then
a cake, hired as a Tribal
flowers Gaming Agent
and cards in October
with kind 2008.
words. Robert was

35 years of service recognized

The Chehalis tribal Human Margie was very surprised as she a humble,
Resources Department’s special walked into the main tribal center. dedicated
recognition program continues to She was greeted by her colleagues employee of the
award employees for their years of with a roar of applause and cheers. Chehalis Tribe
service and outstanding commitment Awaiting her was a cake decorated and the casino.
to the Chehalis Tribe. The team is in Seattle Mariners colors (her His work
committed to shining a spotlight on favorite), flowers and cards signed by ethic was second
employees who achieve outstanding the Business Committee and many to none and
results. It’s a fun way to reward great other employees. Margie shared her he applied his
work with an experience equal to early memories of when she started, knowledge to do Tribal Gaming Agent Robert
their accomplishment. how she worked in the “dungeon” an outstanding Penn is congratulated on a job
and how much the tribe has grown. job. well done during his retirement
One of our very own employees She also thanked everyone who came Robert party on Sept. 1.
received this recognition on Aug. 23. to witness this event for providing a patrolled Lucky
heartfelt moment. Eagle’s gaming floor and was very well known.
It was a special surprise for Colleagues, tribal elders and friends came to
Margie Youckton, who was hired It was an honor to continue to honor him with a cake and many handshakes,
Aug. 23, 1982. She has been working give recognition to an outstanding, hugs and well wishes.
in the Accounting Department dedicated employee. Congratulations, Congratulations and good luck Robert!
handling payroll ever since. Margie, on your 35 years of service!

The event was kept a secret, and
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