Published On: Wed, Aug 7th, 2013

Wellness Kick-off held at Cherokee Elementary

12Brian Standingdeer, a first grader at Cherokee Elementary School, practices his dribbling at the annual Wellness Kick-off held in the CES gym on Tuesday, Aug. 6.  The event, hosted by the Cherokee Community Wellness Team and the Cherokee Central Schools Health Advisory Council, was held in conjunction with the school’s open house.  Numerous tribal programs and entities set up booths with healthy activities and information including: Cherokee Healing & Wellness Coalition, Healthy Roots, Sacred Path, Cherokee Choices, EBCI Children’s Dental, Child Nutrition and SHAC, Qualla Boundary Public Library, Remember the Removal Riders, Cherokee Life Center, and Analenisgi.  (SCOTT MCKIE B.P./One Feather)

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