- Warm Springs Behavioral Health is having its “Wellbriety Celebrating Families” Class for parents only – today from 9am until noon on the 3rd floor of the Behavior Health Center. This class is open to clients enrolled in Behavioral Health, Best Care or Tuning Points. If you are not currently enrolled in a program, contact Sarah Frank. Classes are Tuesdays and Thursday.
- Tribal Council will hear budget presentations today. This morning – Public Safety and High Lookee Lodge. This afternoon – Public Utilities, Secretary-Treasurer and Community Assistance.
- 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 bi-lingual walk-in meetings are available – first come, first served
- Functional Fitness class is in the noon hour today in the Community Center Social Hall.
- Senior Lunch is today at the Senior Wellness Center. On the Menu: Buffalo Ribs with Mashed Potatoes, roots and vegetables. Seniors 60 and older eat for free, 59 and under are $5 and youth under 13 are $3 at the Senior Wellness Center.
- The Jefferson County Food Bank is located at 556 SE Seventh Street in Madras. They are open for distribution this afternoon.
- The Warm Springs Vocational Rebailitation program will hold an orientation session today at 3:00 in Behavioral Health Center conference room. If you can’t make it – you can call 541-553-4952 to learn more.
- 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 Meth & Opiate Work Group is meeting Wednesday from 9 until 11am at the Greeley Heights Community Building. Everyone is welcome to bring your positive support and ideas in increasing awareness and education for our community about the dangers caused by meth and opiate use and finding ways to create pathways toward healing with hopes of making a better life for our present and our future generations.
- There is Community Acupuncture on Wednesday in the Community Aerobics Room. Stop by anytime between 8 and 11:30am.
- OSU Extension is offering a Mini Session on “Stressing Less with Mindfulness” on Wednesday from 6-7pm in Redmond. Learn how to give your brain a rest by practicing several mindful actions. The class is free and will be held at the Deschutes County Fairground. Learn more at https://extension.oregonstate.edu/deschutes/events/stress-less-mindfulness-mini-session.
The Madras High School Girls Basketball Team is selling apples for a fundraiser. You can pre-order apples for pick up on September 13th. The Oregon grown apples are $25/box. Order from coach Say or coach David. Apples can be canned, used for baking or frozen.
An Eight Healthy Habits class will begin on Friday, September 20th at 12:05pm in the clinic atrium. Classes will continue each Friday until November 8th. The class will consist of an eight healthy habits video course. A side salad will be provided every week.
The Johnson O’Malley Committee for Warm Springs Families is now accepting Applications for the fall activity allowance. This can be for activities such as Rodeo, Dance, Sports, Camps, etc. You can pick up an application at the Higher Education Office upstairs at the
Warm Springs Sanitation reminds residents to place your trash tote by the road or your cattle guard if you want it picked up on your scheduled day. They will make accommodations for Senior Citizens. To do that call (541) 553-4943.
The 7th annual Jim Pepper Native Arts Festival is Saturday September 28th at Parkrose High School in Portland. To learn more about the event and get vendor information – go online to Jim Pepper Fest dot net. The event brings together Native Music, Arts, Dance, Food and Community. This year’s Jim Pepperfest 2019 theme is “Recovering the Sacred.”