Community Calendar for Monday October 8, 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 be in session today. On the agenda this morning is a Review of Minutes and Resolutions and a Tribal Attorney Update. This afternoon, feedback and a recommendation regarding Grazing Districts and then a Group Benefits Plan Update.
- A free legal clinic will be taking intakes today at the Warm Springs Community Action Team Office from 10-3:00. Eligible clients will receive a free 45-60 minute consultation with an attorney to discuss any legal issues. To find out if you qualify, call Rayven at 971.703.7108. It’s provided by Karnopp Petersen and Legal Aid Services of Oregon.
- On the Fitness Calendar today is Senior Fitness at 10:45 at the Senior Center; at noon there’s basketball, Functional Fitness at the center and PIYO at the clinic.
- Senior fitness class participants can eat brunch – it’s tuna melt, apples & oranges.
- There is Women’s Prayer Group at the Presbyterian Church from 12:15-12:45 today.
- 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.
- 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.
- The Madras High School cheerleading squad is hosting a camp for K-8 students today and tomorrow from 4-5:30 in the MHS Commons. Students will perform at the halftime show at the football game this Thursday. It’s $25 for per student, $10 for each additional student who is an immediate family member. FMI: You can contact Coach Melissa Heying at MHS or find their Facebook page – Madras High Cheerleading.
- The Let’s Talk Diversity Coalition will have its monthly meeting today from 4-6pm at the Rodriguez Annex in Madras.
- Madras High School volleyball squads all play at North Marion today
- Aglow Bible Study is this evening at High Lookee Lodge from 6:15-7:30.
- Tribal members are being sought for input in a community health campaign. Compensation is provided to participants. For two hours of your time tomorrow, you could earn up to $125 for participating in a confidential, health-related study. For more information and to see if you qualify, you need to fill out a short survey at: https://tinyurl.com/ORhealthresearch.
- Warm Springs Community Health Nursing will be providing flu shots in the community tomorrow at the Senior Center from 11:30 until 1:30.
- The next Pathways Home: Native Homeownership Course will begin Tuesday from 5:30-7:30 at Tribal Credit. To sign up call 553-3148.
- The Branch of Forestry is seeking tribal member input for the proposed Willow Summit Forest Vegetation Management and Timber Sale Project. There will be a public meeting and field tour on Wednesday starting at 9am at the HeHe Longhouse. Transportation to HeHe will leave the Tribal Administration building and Simnasho Longhouse at 8 that morning.
- The Warm Springs K-8 Academy’s open house is on Wednesday from 5-7pm. Dinner will be provided from 5-6:00. You can visit with teachers in classrooms from 5:15-7. The Middle School scavenger hunt, native language sign-ups, help with Pick-Up Patrol and flu shots will be from 5-7. And, special guest Actor Adam Beach will be in the community room with films from the Adam Beach Institute from 5:30-6:30.
Warm Springs Housing Authority will host a Housing Fair on Wednesday October 24 at the Greeley Heights Community Building from 9am to 4pm. There will be information on the different housing options and programs as well as demonstrations of minor maintenance, raffle drawings, door prizes and t-shirts.
The “Middle Oregon Treaty of 1855 Display” is on view at the Museum at Warm Springs until November 3. The exhibit includes six pages of the original Middle Oregon Treaty of 1855 that established the Warm Springs Reservation. Museum hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Treaty Conference is coming up October 25-27. Registration is required and it is free for Warm Springs Tribal Members, but space is limited. To register, visit treatyconference.com or contact Deb Stacona at the Museum
A Survivors of Suicide Conference will be held in Warm Springs – November 1 for adults and November 2 for youth. The conference is from 8-5 at the agency longhouse and will be conducted by Dr. Clayton Small (Northern Cheyenne.) For more information contact Rosanna Jackson at Prevention.