Community Calendar for Monday September 24, 2018
- 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.
- Tribal Council will hear Budget Overviews this morning from Human Services, Education, the Secretary-Treasurer & Community Assistance, Finance, G&A, Debt Services, Place for Kids Club and Capital Projects, the Election Committee, Tribal Gatherings, and the Irrigation & Ag Committee. This afternoon there is a Legislative update Call, Enrollments and Budget Call Backs
- The Community Center has begun fall hours. They are open Monday thru Friday from 8am to 7pm. On Fridays and no school days, they will be open from 8-5:00.
- 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.
- 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.
- Cascade Youth and Family Services and the Latino Community Association are continuing their free Immigration Legal Assistance “mobile consultation clinics” each month in Central Oregon. To reach out to Jefferson & Crook County residents – they will be at the Beck Johnson Community Center in Redmond at 12 SW 8th Street this afternoon from 1 to 3:45. Appointments are 30 minutes and are first come first served. To learn more call Immigration Counseling Service at 503-221-1689.
- 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.
- Orientations for Fall Term Essential Communications & Essentials of Math classes are this week in Warm Springs. The orientations will include information about COCC and Adult Basic Skills classes. The classes are to improve skills for college credit classes, the GED exam and work. There are orientations Tuesday and Thursday for both classes. It is mandatory to attend one day of orientation in order to register. They will be from 1-4pm at the Education Building. Registrations will not be accepted after Thursday.
- There is an Indianpreneurship Class Tuesday from 5:30-7:30pm at the Community Action Team office. They will cover Chapter 5, “Getting Ready for Market.” Dinner is provided.
The “50 Days of Fitness” Community Cardio Challenge will run October 3-November 21. Categories are individual female, individual male and any mix 4-person teams. The cost is $10 per person. It is open to anyone 18 and older who lives or works in Jefferson County and on the Warm Springs Reservation. Winners are determined by the total number of cardiovascular minutes you get over the fifty days. Registrations will be taken October 2 in Warm Springs and October 3 in Madras.
Warm Springs Tribal Member voters eligible to vote in the upcoming February election on changing the enrollment process to use 1980 for a base census, have until September 30th to contact vital statistics with any change of address.
Weeble Mountain Casting Agency is looking for Pacific Northwest and other Natives to be extras in an upcoming feature film. The project is called “First Cow.” They are looking for talent of all ages, including infants and kids. The shoot dates are November 2nd through December 11th in the Portland and Eugene areas. Pay is $12/hour with a minimum of 8 hours work guaranteed. To sign up you can go to Weeble Mountain dot com or visit their Facebook page.
Join the Museum at Warm Springs Saturday September 29 at 9am for one seven of Washat as they welcome the Treaty of 1855, which will be on display at the Museum through November 3rd. Tribal members can register at no cost for the Treaty Signing Conference October 25-27 – find out more and register online.