Community Calendar for Saturday February 9, 2019
- Lincoln’s Powwow is this weekend at Simnasho Longhouse. Grand entries are at 1pm today and 1:30 tomorrow. KWSO plans to broadcasting today’s session so if you can’t make it out to Simnasho – you can hear the powwow right here on 91.9 FM – online at kwso.org – or on your phone with the “tune in” radio app.
- There is an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting this morning at 10 at Community Counseling.
- Warm Springs Christian Fellowship meets tomorrow morning at 9:30 at the Senior Center.
- The Warm Springs Baptist Church has Sunday School at 10:00 and Worship Service at 11:00 tomorrow morning.
- The Warm Springs Presbyterian Church will have the Community Food Bank open tomorrow from 11:30-1:30 and they will also offer free medical welfare checkups and community counseling drop ins.
The Warm Springs Washanaksha Cultural Coalition is seeking grant applications for 2019. Grant funding is sponsored by the Oregon Cultural Trust to support the arts and heritage. Packets can be downloaded at KWSO.org. Applications close this Monday at 5pm. FMI: Tamera Moody at the Museum at Warm Springs.
The referendum on enrollment for Warm Springs Tribal Members is March 15th. The referendum question asks Tribal voters to add the 1980 census to the list of baseline census years for determining blood quantum for Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs Enrollment.
There is a General Council Meeting this Tuesday, February 12th to discuss the 1980 Baseline Census Referendum. It will be held at the Agency Longhouse. Dinner is at 6:00 and the meeting at 7.
The Warm Springs Tribal Council Election will take place on April 4th. The Spilyay Tymoo will publish their candidates edition this coming Wednesday. And a reminder to candidates to to schedule an interview with KWSO for programming that will run in March to share information with voters. If you would like to check out audio from the two Tribal Council Candidate Forums already held – go to kwso.org and click on “VOTE” at the top of the page.
Warm Springs Higher Education reminds students who plan to apply for the Tribal Scholarship that you should apply for FAFSA, the State Need Grant and Oregon Opportunity Grant before March 1st to be eligible for more funding. The Tribal Scholarship Early Bird deadline is May 1st – students who turn in application packets by this date will be eligible for certain school supplies. The regular deadline is July 1st. Talk to Carroll at the Higher Ed office for more information.
The Warm Springs Community Action Team’s AARP Tax Aide is doing free tax preparation and filing. This tax service will be done on Tuesdays and Thursdays through April 12 but you must make an appointment. Call 541-553-3148 or stop by the CAT office on campus to reserve a time.