Published On: Mon, Jan 6th, 2014
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Cherokee Boys Club Report – week of Jan. 9

CLUB SCHEDULE:

Tuesday, Jan. 7 – Club Managers’ Meeting – 8:30 a.m.

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

Tuesday, Jan. 14 – Health Screen – 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.

Wednesday, Jan. 15 – Board of Directors Meeting – 8:30 a.m.

Thursday, Jan. 16 – Safety Committee Meeting – 11:30 a.m.

Monday, Jan. 20 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (Club, School and Tribe)

IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING THE 2014 DATE LOGS

Please note that there is a mistake on the Month of October in the new Date Logs.  The Date Logs that have been given out show Wednesday, Oct. 1 as Cultural Heritage Day.  Cultural Heritage Day is actually on Wednesday, Oct. 8.  Please make this change on your calendars.  We apologize for this mistake and any inconvenience this may have caused.  A limited number of Date Logs have been reprinted with the revised date and are ready for distribution.

 

FRELL OWL AWARD WINNER SELECTED

Lana Lambert (2nd from left front row) was named the 2013 Frell Owl Award Winner during a luncheon last month.  Lambert works at VOC and serves as the coordinator for the Qualla Boundary Special Olympics program.  Shown (left-right) front row – Tommy Lambert, Boys Club general manager; Lana Lambert; back row – Big Cove Rep. Perry Shell, Principal Chief Michell Hicks and Boys Club president Wilbur Paul.   (CBC photo)

Lana Lambert (2nd from left front row) was named the 2013 Frell Owl Award Winner during a luncheon last month. Lambert works at VOC and serves as the coordinator for the Qualla Boundary Special Olympics program. Shown (left-right) front row – Tommy Lambert, Boys Club general manager; Lana Lambert; Kimlyn Lambert, VOC manager; back row – Big Cove Rep. Perry Shell, Principal Chief Michell Hicks and Boys Club president Wilbur Paul. (CBC photo)

Congratulations to Lana Lambert for being selected by the Boys Club’s Board of Directors as the 2013 Frell Owl Award Winner.  Lana was nominated by Kimlyn Lambert for her volunteer work as Coordinator for the Qualla Boundary Special Olympics and for her leadership work in the community.  Lana recently graduated from the Right Path Leadership Program and been accepted into the North Carolina Native Leadership Institute at UNC Chapel Hill.

 

FRANK COOPER RETIRES FROM BOYS CLUB

Congratulations to Frank Cooper, who served as Finance and Audit Manager for the Boys Club for the past 11 years.  Frank has served the Boys Club and Cherokee Central Schools well during his tenure here.  Friday, Jan. 10 is Frank’s last day at the Boys Club.  We wish him well in his future endeavors.

CONGRATULATIONS

The Boys Club congratulates Ken Blankenship who recently retired from his position as Director of the Museum of the Cherokee Indian.  The Club also congratulates Dorothy Posey, long-time Manager of the Cherokee Branch of Mountain Credit Union who is also retiring.  Our best wishes to both of these outstanding individuals.

 

HEALTH SCREEN DATE CHANGE

Community Health has requested that we have our monthly Health Screen on Jan. 14 instead of Jan. 21.  The time will be the same (7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.) in the Club’s Lobby.  This service is provided at no cost to all Club employees.  Take advantage of a blood pressure and glucose check!

THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS

Our sincere sympathy goes to the friends and families of Marie Walkingstick Pheasant, Henry Oocumma and Doug Lambert.  We ask that you keep them all in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Our thoughts and prayers are also with the friends and families of Robert Edward Bigmeat who passed away on Saturday and to the friends and families of Lee Teesateskie of the Snowbird Community who passed away on Sunday.

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