Community & Announcements Summary Jan 31, 2017

Tsiothohrko:wa/January 31, 2017

EXTERNAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

FEBRUARY CALENDAR - AKWESASNE MEDICAL CLINIC

Please see the attached calendar for February 2017 for the Akwesasne Medical Clinic.

 

BENEFIT BINGO

There will be a Benefit Bingo taking place on Sunday Feb. 12, 2017 during the Akwesasne Winter Carnival. The bingo will be held at the Hogansburg Volunteer Fire Department from 2pm - 4pm. There will be a full concession, door prizes, a Winner Take All game and a free Snow Flake game worth $200.00. When you play you'll be entered into the Grand Prize draw at the Winter Carnival Closing Ceremonies. This is a benefit for the Kateri Circle and the Hogansburg Volunteer Fire Department.

 

UP-CYCLE/RECYCLE CONTEST

The Akwesasne Winter Carnival is holding an Up-Cycle/Recycle Contest beginningThursday Feb. 2nd at 6:00pm and ending on Thursday Feb. 9 at 9:00pm. The Instructions are as follows: Sign up your team of 4 at Louise's Boutique (@ The Log Cabin 1600 State Route 37). Purchase 1 item from Louise's Boutique and up-cycle the item into 4 different purposes. Each person on your team must participate in the up-cycle. Take a team picture with the original item before you start. Then, take a picture of every up-cycle with a different team member. Please submit all (5) pictures to Margaret or Debbie at Louise's Boutique by 9:00pm on Feb. 9th.

Pictures will be on display during the Winter Carnival. The contest winner will be determined by the picture that gets the most votes. Winners will be notified and prizes will be given out on Sunday's Festivities. For more information please contact Margaret Thomas-Jock at 315-514-4300 or Debbie Thomas at 518-441-4488.

 

LIGHTNING BINGO

The Akwesasne Winter Carnival presents Lightning Bingo taking place at the Snye Recreation on Saturday Feb. 11, 2017 from 3:00pm - 5:00pm. Cost is $1.00 per card per game. Come check out the fastest bingo in Akwesasne! There will be a winner every minute. This is a benefit for the Akwesasne's Cancer Support Group (George and Edith Adams). There will be door prizes for this event and you'll also receive entry into the Grand Prize draw at the Winter Carnival.

 

POWER WHEELS RACE - REVISED DATE

The Akwesasne Winter Carnival will be holding a Power Wheels Race. The race will take place on Saturday Feb. 11, 2017 at 11:00am at the Tsi Snaihne School. The race is open to children ages 0-7 years old. Please pre-register with Rob White or Cynthia Lord at 613-575-2340 or 613-551-7037.

CHICKEN DINNER FUNDRAISER

There will be a Chicken Dinner Fundraiser on Friday Feb. 10, 2017 at the Snye Recreation Center from 11am until all is sold. Dinners are $10 and include; chicken, rice, salad, baked beans, dessert and a drink. There will be no deliveries available. To pre-order a dinner please call Vaughn Phillips at 613-575-2250 ext. 2125 (the deadline to pre-order is Feb. 9 at 3pm). To call in and reserve your order the day of the fundraiser please contact the Snye Recreation Center at 613-575-2496. All proceeds will assist CIA#3 Social Fund Committee.

Niawenko:wa for your support!

 

SMOKING CESSATION CLINICS COMING SOON

The MCA Community Health Program is offering Smoking Cessation Clinics to be held from 2pm - 4:30pm on the following dates: February 14thMarch 14April 18th and May 16th at the Arrowhead Pharmacy located at 219 International Rd., Cornwall Island. Please contact the Arrowhead Pharmacy at 613-938-9885 for more information. 

 

JEOPARDY GAME

The Community Health Program is hosting a Jeopardy Game to test your knowledge and win a prize! Jeopardy will take place on Tuesday Feb. 14, 2017 from 2pm - 4pm at the Kanonkwa'tsheri:io Bear Room. Categories of game play include: Exercise for your heart, Heart Healthy Kitchen and more. Seating for this event is limited to 8 participants. Please R.S.V.P. at 613-575-2341 ext. 3247 or register online athttps://studiobookingsonline.com/MCAcommunityhealthprogram/. Light Snacks will be provided. This is a free event.

 

SERVICE CANADA

A representative from Service Canada will be at the Akwesasne Area Management Board on Thursday Feb. 2, 2017 from 9:30am-3:30pm (closed for lunch from 12-1pm).

You will be able to apply for the following: SIN Cards, Old Age Security Pension, Canada Pension and E.I.. If you need a SIN Card please bring your Birth Certification (long form) & Status Card. Replacement SIN Cards are $10. Note: The representative does not provide Income Tax or Birth Certificates at this time. If you have any questions do not hesitate to contact AAMB at 613-575-2626.

 

 

 

 

INTERNAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

BATTLE ROYALE

The Annual Battle Royale featuring MCA Employees vs St. Regist Mohawk Tribe Employees will be held on Friday Feb. 10, 2017 starting at 12pm at the Snye Recreation. The following games will be played: (outdoor) Broomball Game, Kickball Game, Tug-of-War, (indoor) Puzzle Contests, Texas Hold'Em and Pictionary Challenge. The Awards Ceremony is set to take place at approx. 3:45pm. Please see attached flyer for a complete schedule of events. For more information please contact: at the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe - Anthony Tillman atillman@srmt-nsn.gov or ext. 2214, Jamie Bay wilfred.bay@srmt-nsn.gov or ext. 2500 or Brendan White brendan.white@srmt-nsn.gov or ext. 2286. At MCA please contact: Dwayne Thomas dwayne.thomas@ambe.ca or ext. 1405 or Penny Peterspenny.peters@akwesasne.ca or ext. 1054.