Published On: Mon, Apr 21st, 2014

Cherokee Boys Club Report – week of April 24

CLUB SCHEDULE:

Wednesday, May 7 – Managers’ Meeting – 8:30 a.m.

Sunday, May 11 – Mother’s Day

Tuesday, May 13 – Health Screen – 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. – Club Lobby

Wednesday, May 14 – Board Resolution Deadline

Thursday, May 15 – Safety Committee – Cancelled

Wednesday, May 21 – Board of Directors Meeting – 8:30 a.m.

Monday, May 26 – Memorial Day (School, Club and Tribal Holiday)

Friday, May 30 – Last Day of School – Cherokee Central Schools

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Administrative Professionals Day – Wednesday, April 23

The Week of the Young Child – May 5 – May 9

Day of Caring – Thursday, May 15

Unto These Hills – Opening Night – Saturday, May 31

Sequoyah Classic Golf Tournament – Aug. 21 and Aug. 22

 

OJT (ON-THE-JOB-TRAINING) SUMMER YOUTH EMPLOYMENT

The Boys Club is now taking applications for positions for the On-the-Job Training program.  Opening date:  Monday, April 21; Closing Date:  Friday, May 2.  Please check for details in the Employment Section in this edition of the One Feather.

 

Students, if selected, will work from Monday, June 9 through Friday, Aug. 1.

 

ADMINISTRATIVE PROFESSIONALS DAY

Wednesday, April 23 is Administrative Professionals Day.  This is an unofficial secular holiday observed in several countries to recognize the work of secretaries, administrative assistants, receptionists and other administrative support professionals.  The Boys Club appreciates the hard work and dedication shown by all of these individuals who support the day-to-day operation of the Club. Please take time to recognize your staff for all they do!

 

5-K RUN FOR WEEK OF THE YOUNG CHILD

The inaugural 5-K Tortoise and Hare Run will be held on Saturday, April 26.  Registration will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. with the race beginning at 9a.m. at the Acquoni Expo Center (Old High School).  T-shirts will be given out to the first 35 people to register.  There will be a $20 registration fee for competing runners and a $10 registration fee for the Fun Walk and Run.  Proceeds will benefit the Cherokee Children’s Coalition who will use the funds to help with Week of the Young Child expenses.

 

WEEK OF THE YOUNG CHILD

The Cherokee Children’s Coalition will sponsor The Week of the Young Child May 5 through May 9.  The Children’s Fair will be held on Thursday, May 8.  The purpose of

 

The Week of the Young Child is to focus public attention on the needs of young children and their families and to recognize the early childhood programs and services that meet those needs. For more information contact Amanda Bradley 554-6592.

 

CHILDRENS’ HOME NEWS

The Children’s Home is continuing to raise funds for the second of two homes that are being constructed in the Goose Creek area.  Construction progress is increasing as the foundation for the first home has been poured.

 

If you are a tribal employee, please consider signing up for a payroll deduction contribution.  To set this up, please contact EBCI Finance or Cris or Tigger at the Children’s Home 497-5009.  Payroll deduction is a pain-free way to make a pre-tax contribution to a worthwhile cause.

 

Thank you to Tribal Council for being the Easter Bunny this year and for bringing the children baskets and lots of yummy candy.

 

BIG COVE COMMUNITY CELEBRATION

The Big Cove Community Celebration will be held Saturday, April 26 beginning at 9a.m.  at the Big Cove Stickball Field above the school.  There will be stickball, food, gospel singing and children’s activities.  Everyone is invited to attend!

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