- Tribal Council is in Session today. On their agenda: ECE Building Concerns/Update at 9am, Willamette Falls legacy project at 10am, Tribal Attorney Update at 11, HUD 184 and other programs 1:30pm, Vital Tribal Economies at 3pm and Whole Health Proposal (Kahneeta) at 4.
- Central Oregon Thrive connects individual needs to community resources. They can help with housing, health, employment, social security and more. THRIVE is in Madras on Tuesdays at the Jefferson County Health Department from 10am until 1pm and again from 2-4pm. 30 minute walk in meetings are available – first come, first served
- In Warm Springs the GROW Program is available to connect individuals to community resources. You can stop by the GROW program office to talk with Lorien or Isaac – they are located in the trailer on Wasco Street next to Warm Springs CPS.
- Today’s Senior Lunch at noon is Baked Salmon. Seniors 60 and older eat for free, 59 and under are $5 and youth under 13 are $3 at the Senior Wellness Center.
- The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) will be holding a public meeting today from 12pm-5:30pm at the Agency Longhouse and tomorrow from 12pm-6pm at the Greeley Heights Community Building. The topics will be the Highway 26 Warm Springs Safety Corridor Plan, Intersection upgrades and more. Come and Visit with the Representatives from ODOT to have all your questions answered and review Safety Corridor Plans.
- Warm Springs K thru 8 Boys Basketball is traveling to Redmond today to take on Elton Gregory Middle school.
- The Jefferson County Food Bank is located at 556 SE Seventh Street in Madras. They are open for distribution this afternoon.
- There is a Warriors for Wellbriety meeting this evening at High Lookee Lodge. They have drum practice at 6:30 and the meeting is at 7:30.
- The Survivors of Suicide Conference is tomorrow and Thursday at the Agency Longhouse. Both day’s sessions on “breaking the stigma”, “on healing” and “support” – go from 8am – 5pm. The conference is open to the community.
- There is Community Acupuncture Tomorrow in the Community Aerobics Room. Stop by anytime between 8 and 11:30am.
- The Native American Program Legal Aid Services of Oregon will be at the Community Action team office tomorrow from 10am – 12pm. Walk Ins are welcome or you may arrange an appointment by calling 1-800-546-0534 or 503-223-9483.
- At the Warm Springs K thru 8 tomorrow: Lyons Vision Screening is tomorrow from 8am-3:30pm. Parent Teacher Conferences are Tomorrow and Thursday from 4pm-7pm. Remember – those days – the book fair will stay open until 7pm
Central Oregon Community College is celebrating Native American Heritage Month. Tomorrow & Thursday they are having a screening of: Navajo Code Talkers of World War 2, a Documentary Film that features five warriors from the Navajo Nation who served as Code Talkers. Tomorrow’s screening takes place at the Madras COCC campus starting at 5:30pm and Thursday the screening is at the Bend Campus starting at 4pm. For More Information call 541-318-3782
The Warm Springs Recreation Department is providing Yarn Belt Making Classes on November 18th & 19th from 5:30pm-7pm. It will take place in the Warm Springs Community Center Social Hall. For More Information call Carol Sahme @ 541-553-3243
The Museum at Warm Springs will be holding a Yarn Belt Class with Elder Instructor Neda Wesley, November 19th – 21st from 5:30pm-7pm. Registration is open now with the first 20 students to receive class materials, there is no class limit, all other students will need to supply their own materials. To register contact Tamera Moody @ 541-553-3331 ext. 407.
11/20-22 The Warm Springs Community Action team is hosting a three day Financial Education Opportunity next Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 9am – 4pm each day at the Agency Longhouse. They will offer the entire Financial Skills for Families class over the three days. The class is a requirement for Oregon IDA initiative clients. If you need to make up part of the series – this is a great chance to do that. Contact Nettie to sign up for the modules you need. There will also be a chance to participate in the Vital Tribal Economies Survey. Call 541-553-3148 if you have any questions.
If you have unused or expired medications you need to get rid of, the Warm Springs Health & Wellness Center now has a MedSafe drop box to dispose of old meds. Bring them to large blue box located in the pharmacy waiting area to safely dispose of unneeded medications.
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