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Please join us on Wednesday, Oct. 24, at 6 p.m., LSSU Cisler Center. This event is open to the community. Families Against Narcotics (FAN) will host Richard Jones, Executive Director of Faces and Voices of Recovery (FAVOR), Greenville. Incorporated in 2004, FAVOR organizes the recovery community to advocate for innovative approaches to recovery and provide support while offering hope to family members.

Mr. Jones, in recovery since 2001, brings a wealth of knowledge in several fields of study, including behavioral health, substance use disorders and recovery support services.

To learn more about Richard Jones and FAVOR please visit https://favorgreenville.org/about/favor-greenville/.

For more information visit www.facebook.com/fanchipp.

Community Awareness Night Flyer

Apply online for 2020 Census Jobs! Recruiting Assistant Positions: Excellent Pay, Flexible Hours, Paid Training, Temporary Positions. Be a part of history! Help us get the word out about 2020 Census jobs. Call on local organizations to request assistance promoting jobs. Answer questions from the public about jobs. Conduct informal and formal presentations about 2020 Census jobs. 

For more information visit 2020census.gov/jobs; Call 855-JOB-2020 or 855-562-202; Federal Relay Service: 800-8339 TTY / ASCII; www.gsa.gov/fedrelay.

2020 Census Apply Now Flyer

Murder at Studio 54 takes place on Nov. 10, 6:30 p.m., at the Kewadin Casinos DreamMakers Theater in Sault Ste. Marie. The Eastern Upper Peninsula Community Dispute Resolution Center (E.U.P. CDRC) opens its doors to the second annual dinner theater performance of ‘Murder at Studio 54,’ a full-scale theater production, including a murder mystery created and directed by Ms. Christin McKerchie, in a partnership with the executive director of the EUP CDRC, Mrs. Nikki Dowd-McKechnie, the originator of the idea of hosting a unique fundraiser opportunity, such as a murder mystery, for the EUP CDRC. Visit www.soomurdermystery.org. Disco after party (after events conclude, available to all guest by donation).

 For more information, call 1-800-KEWADIN or visit www.kewadin.com.

Murder at Studio 54 Dinner Theater Flyer

The 6th Annual Hogs for Hope, Saturday, Oct. 20 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. is at the National Guard Armory in Sault Ste. Marie. Come enjoy good food, good times, bake sale, silent auction, 50-50 and kids' games - all for a good cause celebrating the HOPE of RECOVERY!

Eat in or take out - Pulled pork, coleslaw, baked beans, pasta salad, - all for $10. Kids 6 and under eat free.

To volunteer to help or donate to the silent auction contact Sheila at 906‑440‑4254 or Shirley at 906‑440‑0014. To donate to the bake sale contact Lisa Moran at 906‑440‑5108.

For more information visit www.facebook.com/fanchipp.

Hogs for Hope Flyer

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. —A regular meeting of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians Board of Directors will be held at Kewadin Casino starting at 5 p.m. on Oct. 16. The meeting will be preceded by “Matters Raised by the Membership” from 4 to 5 p.m.

Resolutions on the agenda are, Budgets: Child Advocacy Project, Victim Witness Coordinator, ACFS-Victim’s Assistance, Alcohol/Substance Abuse and Sault Tribe News; Approving Lease-Marquette Center; Authorization to Permit Commercial Billboards; Authorize Construction Contract American Café Project; 2019 Self Governance Funding Agreement; Amending Ch. 45: Workers Comp Code; Authorizing 2020 Negotiating Team.

Under New Business, the board will consider Committee Request; Dec. 4, 2018, Meeting Change; and Board Concerns.

October 16 Meeting Resolutions

Feeding America of West Michigan brings fresh fruits, vegetables, dairy and baked goods to distribute to people in need on Oct. 18 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the JKL Bahweting School, 1301 Marquette Avenue in Sault Ste. Marie.

Please bring boxes and bags to receive food.

No early distribution. Please note that parking lots are not available until 4:15 p.m.

Please contact Kristen Corbiere at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 906‑635‑5055, extension 122 for any questions.

The following committees have vacant seats. Sault Tribe members interested in filling these vacancies should submit one letter of intent and three letters of recommendation from other members to Joanne Carr or Linda Grossett, 523 Ashmun St., Sault Ste. Marie MI 49783. Call 906‑635‑6050 with any questions.
 
Anishinaabe Cultural Committee - five vacancies - three males (4-year term), two female (4-year term)
Child Welfare Committee - four vacancies (4-year term)
Election Committee - six vacancies (4-year term)
Higher Education Committee - two vacancies (4-year term)
Health Board - six vacancies (4-year term)
Special Needs/Enrollment Committee - six vacancies (2-year term)
 
Elder Advisory Committee
Unit I - Sault (4-year term), one regular vacancy
Unit II - Hessel (4-year term), one alternate vacancy
Unit III - St. Ignace (4-year term), one alternate vacancy
Unit V - Munising (4-year term), one regular vacancy, one alternate vacancy
 
Elder Subcommittee
Unit I - Sault (4-year term), two regular vacancies
Unit ll - Hessel (4-year term), two regular seat vacancies, two alternate seat vacancies
Unit II - Newberry (4-year term), three regular vacancies
Unit II - Naubinway (4-year term), three regular vacancies, one alternate seat vacancy
Unit III - St. Ignace (4-year term), one regular seat vacancy, one alternate vacancy
Unit IV- Manistique (4-year term), one regular seat vacancy
Unit IV - Escanaba (4-year term), one regular seat vacancy
Unit V - Munising (4-year term), three regular vacancies, two alternate vacancies
Unit V - Marquette (4-year term), one alternate seat vacancy

Families Against Narcotics (FAN) of Chippewa County will host two events in October.

Hogs for Hope fundraiser Oct. 20
6th Annual Hogs for Hope, Saturday, Oct. 20 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. National Guard Armory in Sault Ste. Marie. Good cause, good food and good fun! Pulled pork, baked beans, pasta salad, coleslaw and baked goods. Silent auction, prize drawings and kids fun. Eat in or take out! Tickets $10, kids 6 and under eat free.

Community Awareness Night Oct. 24
Richard Jones, executive director of Faces and Voices of Recovery (FAVOR), Greenville, will be the speaker for the annual community night, which opens this year’s Substance Use Disorder Conference on Oct. 24 at 6 p. at the LSSU Cisler Center. He will address the importance of family members getting help when dealing with a loved one suffering from substance use disorders.

For more information visit www.facebook.com/fanchipp.

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. —A regular meeting of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians Board of Directors will be held at Kewadin Casino starting at 5 p.m. on Oct. 2. The meeting will be preceded by “Matters Raised by the Membership” from 4 to 5 p.m.

Resolutions on the agenda are, Budgets: Public Safety Juvenile Detention, Environmental – GLRI Capacity, Education – Child Care Center, Elderly – Title VI, DeMawating – Cap Ex. and MEDC Grant – American Café; Acceptance of Gov’t Audit Proposal; Authorization to Transfer MBank Stock to Land Claims Fund; National Congress of American Indians; Trust Land – Chippewa County (3); Trust Land Lease – Lamar Company (2); and Authorizing 2020 Negotiating Team.

Under New Business, the board will consider a Conservation Committee request and Board Concerns.

October 2 Meeting Resolutions

Now available on saulttribe.com is the tribe’s “Your Money, Your Goals” training on financial literacy, geared toward the Native community. Nine webinars produced by Sault Tribe help individuals build on their skills and become more self-sufficient, with subjects such as setting goals, saving money, budgeting, paying bills, dealing with debt and more. Read more about YMYG and check out the webinars here: Your Money, Your Goals.

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