Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Thanksgiving Dinner

You are invited for Thanksgiving Dinner! Although no major announcements have gone out, just like in years past, the Tribe will continue to host its annual feast. This year's Thanksgiving Dinner will be served at the Tribal gym on Thanksgiving Day (Thursday, November 27th). Doors open at 11:30am, so come early because you will still have time for a second Thanksgiving Dinner later on in the evening. Hope to see you there!

Monday, November 24, 2008

The Magic of Recycling

Recycling is an important part of maintaining our environment and waste management costs. Please come out and learn about what you can do to help the Tribe as we endeavor to preserve our natural and financial resources for future generations. Magician Steffan Soule will bless us with his presence on Tuesday, December 2, 2008 at the Tribal Gym at 5:00pm and will explain the magic of recycling. There will be snacks, drinks, door prizes and a raffle, everything you need for a good time. For more information contact: Regina MacCurdy at (360) 716-4844.

Friday, November 21, 2008

YMCA Youth Basketball Signups

Mark your calendars. The Marysville YMCA Rookie Basketball sign-ups are underway. The Rookie Basketball program provides the opportunity to learn fundamental basketball skills. The game is modified to accommodate special goal heights and ball sizes. Every player has the opportunity to play at least half of each game. The Rookie Basketball season lasts from January 17 through February 21, 2009. Sign up soon because the last day to register is Sunday, November 30, 2008.

Financial Assistance:
The YMCA of Snohomish County makes every effort to ensure that no person, especially youth, will be denied access to programs and membership because of financial hardship.

For more information contact Lisa Blowers at (360) 651-1610. Or stop by the Marysville YMCA.

Marysville/North County Branch
YMCA of Snohomish County
6420 60th Drive NE
Marysville, WA 98270
(360) 653-9622 Tel
(360) 653-2329 Fax

Thursday, November 20, 2008

Annual Christmas Bazaar

It's that time of year again. Time for the Annual Christmas Bazaar, which is a collection of Native American vendors who come together just in time for the holdays. Don't miss this great opportunity for Christmas shoppers to meet with talented vendors. Originally created by Caroline "Uppy" Thornberry, this year's Christmas Bazaar will be the first without her. In honor of Uppy, Tammy Taylor decided to carry on this tradition.

As before, the Bazaar will be located in the Tribal Center.
Tribal Members can set up a booth free of charge and the General Public can set up a booth for $20. Tables will be provided.


Saturday and Sunday, December 6th and 7th from 8:00am until 3:00pm.

Saturday and Sunday, December 13th and 14th from 8:00am until 3:00pm.

Please contact Tammy Taylor for more information at (425) 501-4141 or (360) 653-6131.

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Great American Smoke Out

Thursday November 20, 2008 is the Great American Smoke Out. (GASO) It is an excellent time to stop smoking for good, we have a lot of support available to help you quit. We truly care about you, your health and your families health. Approximately 40% of Native Americans smoke, almost double the national average. Unfortunately 443,000 premature deaths annually are due to smoking and related complications. If you stop by Nadine E. Carter's office at the Health Clinic today in room 616, she has made available a special free gift to help you succeed in your effort to quit.

Please call
Nadine E. Carter at (360) 651-4898 for extra suggestions to quit smoking, or call the Quit line at 1 (800) 784-8669.

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Puget Sound Blood Drive

The Puget Sound Blood Bank is in need of blood. They requested for the Tulalip Health Clinic to host a drive. Therefore, on Friday November 21, 2008 please come and donate blood. Donors are welcome from 8:00 am until 11:00 am at the Tulalip Health Clinic. If you donate you can receive one hour of compensatory time. Please drop by and hopefully save someone's life with your donation.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Karen Fryberg, TTT Community Health Director, at (360) 651-4515.

Monday, November 17, 2008

Parent Group - Moving through Fear

Need help being a better parent? Join up with Melinda Contraro and other parents to talk about the issues most important to families today. This week's meetings will cover the topic of Fear, and how to move through it.

The meetings will take place at the Education Building "F" (across from the Boys & Girls Club) from 12pm-1pm on November 19 & 20, 2008. An evening session is scheduled for November 19 from 5:30pm until 7:30pm.

**Due to limited space child care is only available during the evening group**

Questions? Call Melinda Contraro at (360) 716-4904

Sponsored by: Tulalip Parents as Teachers

Thursday, November 13, 2008

Food Drive

This year we will be helping out the Red Church by hosting a food drive. Every year the Red Church creates food baskets to help families during the holidays.

There are food drive drop off boxes at;

- The Health Clinic

- Police Station

- Tribal Center (reception desk)

- Tulalip Casino (reception desk)

- South Lot (reception desk)

- and TDS (reception desk)

Food banks country wide are short of food this year, we hope that you will be able to contribute in any way this season.

Attached is a flier with a list of items food banks are in need of.

For more information about how you can help or donate, please contact Mytyl Hernandez at (360) 716-4013 or email her at

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Reading Meeting

Parents interested in helping to jump start their child's love of reading should come on down to the Tulalip Elementary school tomorrow. Lasting from 11:30am thru 1:00pm, all Quil Ceda and Tulalip elementary school parents are invited to attend. The Reading Meeting will focus on ways to make reading more enjoyable for children, complete with activities and books. Lunch will be provided, so there's no excuse not to attend.

Monday, November 3, 2008

Ballot Party

Tomorrow is election day in the United States. If you have not mailed in your ballot already, stop by the Tribal gym tomorrow and submit your ballot there. Each ballot will be entered into a raffle with various prizes going to a few lucky winners. Ballots must be submitted before 3:30pm in order to be entered into the raffle. Raffle drawing takes place from 3:30pm to 5:00pm. Let your vote be heard. We hope to see you there.