Calendar Mon., May 13, 2109

Community Calendar for Monday May 13, 2019

  • Tribal Council will meet today. This morning there will be updates from the Secretary-Treasurer, Administrative Services, Human Resources, Finance and Governmental Affairs. This afternoon’s updates will be on Managed Care, Purchasing, Community Assistance and General & Administrative.
  • It is a regular late start Monday for 509J schools this morning.
  • Warm Springs Sanitation reminds residents to place their tote at the road. This will help them save time so they can do all of the scheduled pick up with the staff and equipment they have available right now.  If you have questions – call the landfill at 553-3163.
  • 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.
  • The Vocational Rehabilitation Program will have an orientation session today 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 Madras Aquatic Center Recreation District board of directors will meet today at 6:30pm at the MAC.

Wednesday 5/15

  • A Jefferson County Victims Assistance advocate will be at the Warm Springs Victims of Crime Services office on Wednesday. Folks can get help with things like case assistance, paperwork, and other resources. Appointments can also be made for other times. For information call Ken Clark 541-475-4452 or VOCS 553-2293.
  • The Native American Program Legal Aid Services of Oregon will have a walk-in intake clinic on Wednesday from 1:30-3:30pm and on May 16th from 10am until noon at the Community Action Team office. Free civil legal service is available to eligible tribal members. Stop by to find out if the program can help with your legal need.
  • Team Trivia at Wild Winds Station in Madras is on Wednesday at 7pm. It’s a fundraiser for Jefferson County Relay for Life.

Wildfires can happen anywhere, anytime. Risk of a wildfire increases with periods of little rain and high winds.  Fire season is coming soon – so take steps now to protect your home by cleaning up the space around your home, removing anything that can burn within 5 feet of your house.  This is one thing you can do to be prepared for wildfire season.

 The next Downtown Madras Park & Play First Thursday event is coming up on June 6th. It’s a street fair with local vendors, music and food along 5th Street in Madras June 6th from 5-9pm.

The US Census Bureau is hiring census takers for the 2020 Census in Warm Springs. Hourly wages are around $15 an hour with weekly paydays. This income will not affect a person’s TANF or SNAP benefits or HUD eligibility. Applications are due by May 31. Click on Apply Now at jobs or call 1-855-562-2020 for assistance.

The Warm Springs K-8 middle school art classes would like to learn local, Native crafts–especially beading. They are looking for several local volunteers to come in and help teach beading or another craft to the students. If you are interested in helping, contact Kayla Goold by emailing or call/text 781-728-9824.