Published On: Mon, Oct 1st, 2012

Cherokee Boys Club Report – week of Oct. 4

 

CLUB SCHEDULE:

Thursday, Oct. 4 – Club Manager’s Meeting – 8:30 a.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 10 – Board Resolution Deadline – 8:30 a.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 16 – Health Screen and Flu Shots– 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 17 – Board of Directors Meeting – 8:30 a.m.

Thursday, Oct. 18 – Safety Committee Meeting – 11:30 a.m.

Monday, Oct. 22 – School Furlough Day

 

BIRDTOWN HIP PROJECT COMPLETE

The HIP project on the former Haigler property in Birdtown is now complete.  The ribbon-cutting ceremony for these five homes will be held on Monday, Oct. 8 at 1p.m.

 

CHILD CARE PROVIDERS:  WHOOPING COUGH IS ON THE RISE!

Tammy Bradley, Manager of the Club’s Agelink Center asks parents to be aware that Whooping Cough (pertussis) is on the rise and spreads easily from person to person by coughing, sneezing or close contact.  Most adults received a vaccination when they were children that protected them from whooping cough.  Because this vaccination weakens over time, adults can develop a mild case of whooping cough and can spread it to infants in their care.

 

This disease can be life-threatening to newborns and infants so it is important to protect yourself and children in your care by getting a Tdap Vaccine.  This also includes a tetanus and diphtheria booster.  Please check with your doctor, nurse, clinic or local health department for more information.

 

CONGRATULATIONS MIDDLE SCHOOL 2012 HOMECOMING FALL COURT

Congratulations to Taylor Nelson, 2012 Middle School Fall Queen and Riley Crowe, Cherokee Middle School Princess for being selected by their classmates to serve as ambassadors for the Middle School.  Miss Taylor Nelson is the daughter of Tony and Mara Nelson.  She was escorted by Jeff Girty.  Miss Riley Crowe is the daughter of Dick and Ellen Crowe and was escorted by Holden Straughan.

 

Representing the 6th grade class was Emma Stamper, escorted by Wesley Wildcatt; and Tori Teesateskie, escorted by Josiah Lossiah.  Representing the 7th grade was Marley Bradley; escorted by Isaiah Bradley; Timiyah Brown, escorted by Tye Mintz; and Riley Crowe, escorted by Holden Straughan.    Representing the 8th grade was K-Lynn Jackson, escorted by Menoch Grant; Taylor Nelson, escorted by Jeff Girty; Kendra Panther, escorted by Jace Watty; and Whitney West, escorted by Junior Robles.

 

2012-2014 BOARD MEMBERS INSTALLED OCTOBER 1, 2012

Congratulations to the 2012-2014 Board of Directors for the Cherokee Boys Club who were installed at a ceremony on Monday at the Chestnut Tree Inn.  Kiah West, 2010-2012 Student Representative and Jack Davis were recognized for their service on the Board as their term expired.  The new Board members were then sworn in by former General Manager Ray Kinsland.

 

The new Board consists of Albert Arch, Terry Bradley, Dwayne “Tuff” Jackson, Robert Lambert, Wanda Lawless, Wilbur Paul, Tiffani Reed, Perry Shell, and Cole Wildcatt.  Cole is the Student Representative on the Board and was elected by his classmates to represent the School on the Club Board.

 

BABY NEWS!

Congratulations to Andrea Swayney and Clyde Dull on the birth of their grandson Hayes Stephens born on Thursday, Sept. 26 to Ashleigh and Cory Stephens.  Hayes weighed in at 7 lbs. 15 oz. and was 20 ½ “ long at birth.  Andrea works in the Club’s Administration Department and Clyde works in the Club’s Bus and Truck Department.  We wish the family well!

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