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Clockwise 5
from right: The
Guys were the
big winners of The Confederated
the volleyball Tribes of the Chehalis
tournament at Reservation, ‘People
of the Sands’
the Chehalis
tribal employee The articles and opinions
expressed are not necessarily
picnic. Hobi those of this publication
Pannkuk or the Chehalis Tribal Business
practices the

game. Families, The Chehalis Tribal Newsletter
friends and encourages tribal members
colleagues to submit letters, articles,
share a photographs and drawings to
be considered for publication
delicious meal (subject to editing).
provided by Contributing writers, artists
Lucky Eagle and photographers include
Chehalis tribal
Casino & Hotel. community
Tribe says thanks with picnic and staff.
Employees enjoy a day of fun Those Guys. Horseshoe champions were deadline is
Kaleb Merriman and Leroy Boyd. Harry the first of
The Chehalis Tribe acknowledged and Pickernell was declared the corn hole victor. each month
rewarded employees with its annual picnic (printed monthly).
on Aug. 18 at Columbus Park on Black It was a nice summer afternoon for
Lake. It was a special day with a variety of colleagues to visit, share a meal and TRIBAL CENTER
fun activities. Lucky Eagle Casino & Hotel exchange stories. Attendees also were
provided a delicious lunch. Employees were updated on upcoming events tribal programs Main line: 360-273-5911
encouraged to bring a dessert to qualify for are offering. Tribal employees demonstrate Address: 420 Howanut Road
an additional raffle. teamwork at its finest and provide valuable Oakville, WA 98568
service to the Chehalis tribal community. Office: 360-709-1726
Swimming in the lake, the horseshoe Fax: 360-273-5914
pit and the popular volleyball tournament A special recognition ceremony honored
kept folks busy. The volleyball tournament employees who have been working here CHEHALIS TRIBE’S
is always highly competitive. Winners not for many moons as well as those who only VISION STATEMENT
only take home money, but they get to hold recently started. Emcee Philip Youckton,
bragging rights until next year’s event. The Events Coordinator, announced each To be a thriving, self-sufficient,
law enforcement team has proven to be employee’s name, department and the years sovereign people, honoring our
a worthy adversary and was champion in of service. As each individual came forward past and serving current and
previous years. There is one rule strictly to accept an award, he or she was met with future generations.
adhered to – all teams must consist of tribal a thunderous roar of recognition from
employees. Many teams put their best effort colleagues. It was an honorable moment BUSINESS COMMITTEE
and athleticism forward to defeat others. and brightened the day as everyone’s hard
Out of seven teams, the champions were work was recognized by supervisors and the Harry Pickernell, Sr.: Chairman
Business Committee. Jessie Goddard: Vice Chairman
Shoni Pannkuk: Treasurer
David Burnett: Secretary
Leroy Boyd, Sr.:
Fifth Council Member


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