Calendar for Sun. Mar. 31, 2019

  • Warm Springs Christian Fellowship meets this 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 this morning.
  • The Warm Springs Food Bank is located at the Presbyterian Church. They are open from 11:30-1:30 today.  All food banks and pantries do take donations of non-perishable food or cash

Monday 4/1

  • Tomorrow is a regular late start Monday for 509J schools
  • The Warm Springs Native Aspirations Prevention Coalition will hold its monthly meeting tomorrow at noon at the Emergency Management Building.
  • 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.
  • The Vocational Rehabilitation Program will have an orientation session Monday at 3:00 in the Culture & Heritage Building conference room, 2nd Those who cannot make it to one of the scheduled weekly sessions, call 541-553-4952 to  request a one-on-one orientation.
  • The Warm Springs Baptist Church is hosting a revival tomorrow thru Friday starting at 6:30 each evening and featuring Cherokee Evangelist Gary Leach. All are invited.
  • The Jefferson County Historical Society is having their annual fundraiser next Saturday starting with a social hour at 5 and dinner at 6. Tickets need to be reserved by today and the cost is $45 per guest.  There will be musical entertainment, exhibits, quizzes and games. Former Museum at Warm Springs Director Carol Leone is the featured speaker.   Call 541-777=0778 to reserve tickets and learn more.
  • Through a partnership with East Cascades Works, Worksource Oregon and COCC  – Warm Springs GED received a Grant called the Warm Spring Future Ready Oregon Grant will pay for eligible 2019 Spring Quarter GED students, fees, textbooks, test vouchers, test fees, and incentive payments of $25,00 per week for attendance.   Students must be co-enrolled with Warm Springs Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act office and Worksource Oregon, and have 100% attendance in all enrolled classes to maintain eligibility for incentive payments.  To enroll contact Melinda Poitra at the education Building  Room 307 or call 541-553-3324
  • Spring Term GED class starts this week  and will run through June 13th at the Warm Springs Education Center which is located in the old boys dorm.  Anyone interested MUST attend class next week to register.  It’s mandatory to attend one orientation for math and one for communication to register.  Essentials of Communication class is Mondays and Wednesday 1-4pm and Essententials of Math class is Tuesdays and Thursday from 1-4pm.

Tuesday 4/2

  • Madras High School Skills USA is hosting the Second Annual Community Talent Show this week at the Madras Performing Arts Center. Round 1 is Tuesday and Finals are Wednesday. Doors open at 6:30, shows are at 7 both evenings. Tickets will be sold at the door. Everyone who attend will be entered be entered in to a raffle for door prizes on the first night, winners will be announced on the second night. Door prizes include passes to Silverwood Theme Park and Oaks Park skate passes. You must be present to win.

Warm Springs Higher Education reminds students who plan to apply for the Tribal Scholarship that 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.

COCC will host a poetry reading on April 10th in honor of National Poetry Month. Oregon’s poet laureate Kim Stafford, Liz Woody and Jarold Ramsey will do readings from 6:30 to 8:30 at the Madras campus. It’s free, open to the public and refreshments will be provided.

Tananawit – A Community of Native Artists will hold a kickoff event on April 18th at the Museum at Warm Springs. A dinner and raffle start at 5, followed by guest speakers and an awards ceremony. It’s free but donations are welcome. There will also be some vendors.

There will be a Student Summer Work Program for high school students and college students in Warm Springs. Applications need to be submitted to the Work Experience Development Department at Education Building. Native American students ages 14-24, who are enrolled in traditional and alternative high school are eligible – the deadline is May 23rd. College students of any age may apply and they have until June 27th. Contact the WEDD office at 541-553-3324 for details.

Warm Springs Tribal Council Election Day is Thursday April 4th. Voting will take place from 8am until 8pm at the Community Center.  You can also hear the Candidates ONLINE