Smoke signals. (Grand Ronde, Or.) 19??-current, November 15, 2012, Page 4, Image 4

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    4 NOVEMBER 15, 2012
Smoke Signals
Elders' Holiday Bazaar
2007 - Grand Ronde Tribal member Rebecca Knight was selected
as the 2007-08 Hatfield Fellow by Spirit Mountain Community
Fund. Knight, 22, is the ninth fellow and fifth Grand Ronde Tribal
member to enter the program. She was assigned to the office of
Oregon Congresswoman Darlene Hooley.
2002 - Navajo code talker Roy Hawthorne was the headline
speaker at a fundraiser for the West Valley Veterans Memorial,
helping raise an additional $.'J,000 for the projected $360,000 proj
ect. Hawthorne not only waived his usual $4,000 speaking fee,
but also gave back the $400 honorarium provided by the Cultural
Resources Department to help defray his expenses.
1997 - The Tribe's Health & Wellness Center was operational
with doctors James Malloy and Glenn Gerritz on staff to see Tribal
patients. Molloy left his Sheridan practice to join the center's staff.
"I love it and I'm really enjoying it," he said.
1992 - Tribal receptionist Karen Harrison announced that she
was resigning to return to Albuquerque, N.M., to continue her edu
cation at Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute. She worked
for the Tribe as receptionist for seven months.
1987 - The Tribe entered into a yearly lease agreement with
the owners of the Maplewood home of the aged. The building was
originally built as a hotel in the early 1920s and the move was
necessary to accommodate growing staff office space needs.
Yesteryears is a look back at Tribal history in five-year increments
through the pages of Smoke Signals.
Testing and admissions fee assistance
Enrolled Tribal members can request assistance with test fees (i.e. GRE,
SAT, LSAT, ACT) and admissions application fees.
Contact Higher Education for more information at 1-800-422-0232,
ext. 2275. D
Photos by Michelle Alalmo
Tribal Elder Beryl Contreras tries on a ring while shopping at the
Elders' Holiday Bazaar in the Tribal gymnasium on Friday, Nov. 9.
Shopping with her is her daughter Kalene Contreras, right, who ended
up buying a ring for herself and her mother.
Wilma Fenwick tries on a hat during the Elders' Holiday Bazaar in the
Tribal gymnasium on Friday, Nov. 9. She was working the bake sale
table and saw the hat at a booth across the room. It was brought to her
to try on and she purchased It.
Tribal Cbaneil Christmas Party
10:30 -XVA5 a.m. - Visit With Santa
(plas bring your camera)
Noon - MC Tribal Cbaneil Chairman Tteyn teno
12:15 p.m. - Lord's prayer by Royalty
p.m. - Invocation byTribal Councilman StveBobb
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2:30 p.m. - Children singing
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