Calendar for Sat. Nov. 23, 2019

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Environmental Health & the Sanitation Department will be on their holiday schedule route next week

  • If your trash is picked up on Monday or Tuesday, it will be picked up on Monday only.
  • If your trash is picked up on Wednesday or Thursday, it will be picked up on Tuesday only.
  • If your trash is picked up on Thursday or Friday, it will be picked up on Wednesday only.

Sanitation drivers will be off on Thursday and Friday.   Please let friends and family know.

Saturday 11/23

  • There is an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting this morning at 10 at Community Counseling.
  • The Warm Springs Warming Shelter will be open tonight at 6pm. They expect to operate through Monday evening when they will re-evaluate the weather forecast.

The 2020 Census begins April 1st.   Everyone should plan on participating so our community has an accurate count of who lives here.  The Warm Springs Complete Count Committee encourages your participation in the 2020 census.

The Warm Springs Culture & Heritage Department is hosting a Kids Camp for Kindergarten through 8th grade this Monday and Tuesday November 25th & 26th @ the Culture and heritage building. The camp will focus on language and culture learning with traditional crafts and songs. The camp hours are 8am-5pm, there is no fee to attend and there is a limit of 50 students. You can sign up at the Culture and heritage building.

There will be a Columbia Jacket Giveaway this coming week Monday through Wednesday at Tribal Social Services. Monday and Tuesday the giveaway starts at 8:30, is closed for lunch and open again at 1pm. On Wednesday they will be open 8:30 until 11:30. For More information you can call Martha at 541-553-3415.

In the spirit of the Holidays, full time tribal employees who are present and normally scheduled for a full day of work on Wednesday November 27th, Tuesday December 24th and Tuesday December 31st, are authorized for early shutdown starting at 12pm. The Tribe will be off work for the Thanksgiving Holiday Thursday and Friday Nov 28th & 29th, the Christmas Holiday on Wednesday December 25th and the New Year’s Holiday on Wednesday January 1st. Employees with kids at ECE are required to pick them up no later than 12:30pm on each of the early shutdown dates. Early shutdown does not apply to the following departments: Tribal Police, Corrections, Police dispatch, Fire & Safety Emergency Medical Technicians, Tribal Group Home and Public Utilities Personnel.

Warm Springs Recreation will have their Tree lighting and Santa Visit on Wednesday December 4th starting at 6pm at the Community Center. Light refreshments will be served in the social hall. For More information call 541-553-3243.

Warm Springs Recreation is holding their Annual Christmas Bazaar on Saturday December 14th starting at 10am! Everyone is welcome to attend. Find beautifully hand crafted gifts, delicious baked goods, fry bread and more at the Warm Springs Community Center. Vendors can set up starting at 8am. If you’d like to be a vendor or have questions, call 541-553-3243.

The Warm Springs Health and Promotion Prevention Initiative (HAPPI) is coordinating items for distribution in December. The HAPPI Holiday goal is to provide families in need with gifts during the Holiday season. A way you can help is to contribute any unwrapped items for youth up to 18 years of age to the Tribal Admin Building, Warm Springs Health & Wellness Center, Warm Springs ECE, Warm Springs Library (Family Resource Center), GROW Program Office @ 103 Wasco Street or KWSO Radio Station. The deadline to turn in donations is Monday December 16th 2019.

Tananáwit: A Community of Warm Springs Artists is now recruiting new members.  The fee for basic membership is $25.  To learn more – contact Emily Courtney at 541-553-3148 or email warm springs artists at gmail dot com

The Madras High Girls basketball team is currently holding a fundraiser through December 2nd.   They have catalogues to view at the High School, you can order from one of the players OR  you can visit their online store at .  For more information you can call coach Jerin Say at 541-777-7904.