Community Calendar for Monday October 1, 2018
- Tribal Council will meet today. This morning there are updates from Bureau of Indian Affairs and Office of Special Trustee, Realty Items and a Columbia River Housing Update. This afternoon will be a legislative update via conference call and Tribal Attorney Update.
- COCC is seeking community feedback in filling its presidential post. There will be a public forum this morning from 9-10:00 at the Madras campus. They want to know what folks envision for an ideal candidate.
- It is late start Monday at the Warm Springs K-8 Academy. Kids should be at school by 9:35, school starts at 9:45am. Rise & Shine kids can arrive at 8am.
- Here are today’s fitness activities: Senior Fitness Class is at 10:45 at the Senior Center; at 12:10 there is Functional Fitness in the Aerobics Room and Pi-Yo class at the I H S atrium.
- The Native Aspirations Coalition will meet today at noon at the Emergency Preparedness Building (1116 Wasco Street). Anyone interested in attending is welcome.
- There is Women’s Prayer Group at the Presbyterian Church from 12:15-12:45 today. All women are welcome.
- Warm Springs Community Health at the Health & Wellness Center has a Behavior Health Clinic every Monday and Friday, walk-in appointments are available between 1 and 5pm. Services available include screenings, assessments, crisis intervention, and referrals to seek mental health and medical care, substance abuse treatment or other community resources. Children, adolescents and adults are welcome.
- Victims of Crime Services has a Women’s Support Group today at the VOCS office, 1108 Wasco Street, behind the Old Boys’ Dorm. It’s from 3-5pm.
- Aglow Bible Study is this evening at High Lookee Lodge from 6:15-7:30. Everyone is welcome.
- District meetings to discuss the Baseline resolution and referendum are being held this week. The Agency District meeting is this evening at the Agency Longhouse. The Seekseequa District meeting is tomorrow at Seekseequa Fire Hall. And, the Simnasho District meeting is on Wednesday at the Simnasho Longhouse. Dinners will be provided at each meeting at 6pm, meetings follow at 7:00.
- The “50 Days of Fitness” Community Cardio Challenge will being taking registrations this week. Categories are individual female, individual male and any mix 4-person teams and it’s $10 per person. It is open to anyone 18 and older who lives or works in Jefferson County and on the Warm Springs Reservation. Registrations will be taken tomorrow at the Warm Springs clinic kitchen conference room between 10am and 2pm and on Wednesday at Jefferson County Public Health in Madras between 7:30am and 5:30pm.
- The 50th Anniversary Cowdeo is October 20 at the Jefferson County Fair Complex. Registrations will be taken tomorrow from noon to 6pm at the Fairgrounds office or call 541-325-5050. Events are sheep, calf and cow riding, goat tail un-decorating, barrels, scurry race, horseless calf roping, breakaway roping, keyhole, chicken scramble and stick horse race.
- The Meth & Opiate Work Group is putting on a Community Health Gathering to support folks suffering losses of loved ones. It’s tomorrow at the Community Center Social Hall. There will be a light dinner at 5:30, prayer begins at 6. All denominations are welcome.
The next Pathways Home: Native Homeownership Course will begin October 9th. Classes will be Tuesday evenings from 5:30-7:30 at the Tribal Credit Enterprise. To sign up call 553-3148. This course is required for anyone in the Community Action Team’s IDA Program for home ownership. The first class will cover modules 1 and 2, exploring home ownership and mortgages.
Warm Springs Tribal members can register at no cost for the Treaty Signing Conference October 25-27 – find out more and register online. Pages of the Treaty of 1855 are on display through November 3rd at the Museum.
District meetings on the proposed 2019 Tribal Budget have been set. The Simnasho District Meeting is on October 17. The Agency District meeting will be on October 29 and Seekseequa District meeting on October 30.