Published On: Mon, Dec 17th, 2012

Cherokee Boys Club Report – week of Dec. 20

CLUB SCHEDULE

Friday, Dec. 21 – School Early Release – 11:30 a.m.

Monday, Dec. 24 – School Furlough Day

Tuesday, Dec. 25 – Christmas Holiday (School, Club and Tribal Holiday)

Wednesday, Dec. 26 – 31 – School Christmas Vacation

 

THE BOYS CLUB WISHES EVERYONE A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR!

 

SAFETY COMMITTEE MEETING CANCELLED

The Safety Committee Meeting scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 20, has been cancelled due to scheduling conflicts.  The Safety Committee will meet again on Thursday, Jan. 17.

 

ZAXBY’S FUNDRAISER

Zaxby’s in Sylva is sponsoring a fundraiser for the 12 Days of Christmas with a portion of the proceeds each day being donated to local non-profit agencies.  On Friday, Dec. 21, the proceeds from this event will benefit our own Cherokee Children’s Home.  Please encourage everyone you know to visit Zaxby’s with their families on Friday!

 

CHILDRENS HOME STAFF RECEIVES UPDATE

On Thursday, the Children’s Home staff took part in a one-hour question and answer session with Scott Donald of Padgett and Freeman Architects.  The staff was able to review the plans for the new Children’s Home Campus and ask questions.  According to Cris Weatherford, Children’s Home Manager, “overall the staff seemed pleased and the recurrent theme was ‘when do we move’?”

 

ADMIN STAFF RECEIVES TRAINING

Last week three of the Club’s Administrative Staff also received training for updated information regarding Human Resources.  The training was held in Asheville and was attended by Tiffani Reed, Beth Bradley and Martha Brindle.

 

CLUB EMPLOYEES HONORED FOR YEARS OF SERVICE

The Boys Club has always been fortunate to have good and loyal employees.  Many of the Club’s employees began their employment right out of school and have not worked anywhere else.  The following shows a list of employees and their departments along with their years of service as of June 30, 2012:

 

Five Years

James Collins – Body Shop

Marilyn Dent – Children’s Home

J. T. Lambert – Construction and Facilities

Randy Saunooke – Construction and Facilities

Jerry Sherrill – Bus Department

Trista Welch – Graphics Department

 

Ten Years

Martha Brindle – Administration

Frank Cooper – Administration

David Cryan – Shop Department

Clyde Dull – Bus and Truck Department

Tiffani Reed – Administration

Jesse Sneed – Bus and Truck Department

Cris Weatherford – Children’s Home

Jess Welch, Jr. – Construction and Facilities

15 Years

Randy Lossiah – Bus Department

 

20 Years

Tammy Bradley – Child Care Department

Ronnie Long – Graphics Department

June Wolfe – Bus and Truck Department

25 Years

Nancy Taylor – Bus and Truck Department

 

The Boys Club Board and Managers appreciate the service and commitment from all Club employees each and every day.

2013 DATE LOGS STILL AVAILABLE

The 2013 Cherokee Boys Club Executive Desk Calendars are now available.  If you would like to receive a calendar, please see the Receptionist at the Information Window of the Club.  There will be a limit of two calendars per person.  We apologize but we will not be able to mail calendars.

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