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    Smoke Signals
12 JUNE 15,2011
Toon Nito Court scheduled for Juno 25
Teenagers in grades sixth through 12 in the Grand Ronde, Willamina
and Sheridan communities are invited to the Grand Ronde Teen Nite Court
Program from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, June 25, in the Tribal gym.
There will be video and board games, refreshments and prizes.
Participants must register before the event and registration forms are
available at Youth Education, the Tribal gym, the Facilities modular, Social
Services and Education.
The event is sponsored by the Tribe's Recreation, Youth Education and
Youth Prevention programs.
For more information, contact Alton Butler at 503-879-3169, Denna Diaz
at 503-879-2195 or Shannon Stanton at 503-879-1489. a
Tribal member
Christopher Dickie
graduated May 7, 201 1, from Lyon Col
lege, Batesville, Arkansas.
Bachelor of Science Degree Cum Laude.
Christopher is a descendant of Marie
LaChance, grandson of Shirley Snell
and son of Andrea Singleton.
His wifeTara, sister Jennifer and all of us
are very proud of him and all his
accomplishments. He is working at State
Farm as an insurance adjuster. He Is now
busy working toward his next goal.
Grand Ronde Tribal
Housing Authority
Down Payment Assistance Program
The Grand Ronde Tribal Housing Authority (GRTHA) has 2011
Down Payment Assistance available for applicants with moderate
to low incomes. Although the budget for Tribally funded Down
Payment Assistance has been committed for 201 1, HUD funds may
be available for qualified Tribal applicants whose gross household
income either meets, or is less than the guidelines below:
Family size Gross income
1 $39,900
2 $45,600
3 $51,300
4 $56,950
5 $61,550
6 $66,100
7 $70,650
8 $75,200
Please call Nancy Holmes, Homeownership Coordinator, at 503-879-2445,
to pre-qualify for HUD funded assistance.
Units available now!
The Grand Ronde Tribal Housing Authority is accepting ap
plications for Rental Housing Units in Grand Ronde
1-5 bedroom sized units, many upgrades, parkingstorage close
to Tribal services.
The units include washerdryer, refrigerator, dishwasher, in
floor radiant heat, private patio and great views. If you work for
the Tribe or casino, you pay no State Income Tax!
The following screening criteria is required for the Market
Rate Units: Credit history, landlord history, criminal history,
income (at least 3 times monthly rent). One adult member of the
household must be an enrolled CTGR Tribal member.
HUD assisted rental applicants must meet low-income and
other federal requirements.
Call GRTHA for applications or for further information at 1-800-422-0232,
ext. 2401, or 503-879-2401.
Adult Foster Program
A Place To Call Home
The Tribe's Adult Foster Care lodges are committed to offering quality
care to our Elders and helping them remain as independent as possible,
while providing the personalized assistance they need. At our lodges, a
wide range of services is available in a comfortable setting where privacy
is respected and maximum independence is supported. For information,
contact the Adult Foster Program director at 503-879-1694. U
Living Healthy
With Diabetes & Other Chronic Conditions
Discover how to:
Eat Healthy and control your blood sugars
Cope with all life's ups and downs
Stay physically active despite your chronic condition
Make informed decisions about treatment options
If you are like 8o million other Americans who have been diagnosed as either
pre-diabetic or diabetic, you are probably facing some major changes to your
lifestyle. This condition may or may not be causing you some limitations. Come
join us in a fun and informative class where you will learn how you can better
manage this common chronic illness so that it doesn't manage you.
Where: Grand Ronde Tribal Health Center, Molalla Room
When: June 13 - July 25, 2011
Time: Mondays: 9:30 a.m. -Noon
Cost: No cost but you must pre-register
For more information and to sign up for this class, contact Debra
Driscoll of OSU-Extension at 503-602-2651
Sponsored by MVP Health Authority, OSU-Extension and NW Senior & Disability Services