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July 26, 2016 6pm – 9 pm Absentee Shawnee Tribal Complex Building #9 (Title 6) 2025 S. Gordon Cooper Drive Shawnee, Ok Why should I come to safeTALK? In only a few hours, you will learn how to provide practical help to persons with thoughts of suicide. Expect to leave safeTALK more willing and able to perform an important helping role for persons with thoughts of suicide. How does safeTALK help prevent suicide? safeTALK prepares you to be a suicide alert helper. You are aware that opportunities to help a person with thoughts of suicide are sometimes missed, dismissed and avoided. You want persons with thoughts to invite your help. You know the TALK steps (Tell, Ask, Listen and KeepSafe) and can activate a suicide intervention. Helpers trained in suicide intervention complete the helping process or connect the person with more specialized help. Why use safeTALK to learn to become more alert? A carefully crafted set of helping steps and the use of creative educational processes make it possible for you and up to 30 others in your community to leave safeTALK willing and able to be suicide alert helpers. safeTALK is the result of some twenty years of work at learning how to develop useful suicide prevention abilities in a short program. Why is safeTALK for everyone? Most persons with thoughts of suicide go unrecognized—even though most all are, directly or indirectly, requesting help. Without safeTALK training, these invitations to help are too rarely accepted, or even noticed. With more suicide alert helpers, more people with thoughts of suicide will get connected to the intervention help they want. Suicide alert helpers are part of a suicide-safer community. For Registration (15 years old and up) or for more information, please contact Jenifer Sloan at jsloan@astribe.com or 701-7988. Snacks and Incentives will be available for participants!
You're Invited! 744 North Philadelphia Shawnee, OK 74801 Thursday July 21, 2016 Refreshments will be served 4:00PM – 6:00PM Owned & Managed by Absentee Shawnee Housing Authority
The AST Health System will not see patients Friday, July 15th due to the AST Health Fair. PlusCare will open at 9:00 AM but will close from Noon to 5 PM and re-open at 5:00 PM till 9:00 PM (last walk-in appointment at 8:30).
There are many different cultural groups in Oklahoma Multicultural Family Fair celebrates them all! Sunday June 12, 2016 1-5 p.m. Don & Jenetta Sumner Fieldhouse & Sarkeys Theatre St. Gregory's University in Shawnee, Oklahoma Featuring • Art • Cultural displays • Dancing • Tasty food • Storytelling • Fun for the whole family Our cultures include the five tribal groups centered in the greater Shawnee area, but also all of our Oklahoma tribes ... AND the many different groups who have brought their cultural richness to Oklahoma from Asia, Africa, the Americas, and Europe! Are you or your group interested in participating in this afternoon-long celebration and symposium? Contact: Fr. Paul Zahler, O.S.B., Ph.D. Event Chair, Multicultural Family Day NIDD Founder & Director nidd74801@yahoo.com 405.878.5289 1900 W. MacArthur Street Shawnee, OK 74804 Our presentations offer a platform for cultural representatives. Some of them may present at the Oklahoma Bar Association Center and Oklahoma Judicial Center on Monday June 13, 2016. We are a non-partisan agency and do not endorse any platform. How can you participate in the Multicultural Family Fair at St. Gregory's University? Sunday June 12, 2016 1-5 p.m. Does your tribe or cultural group wish to: Have an art display Display clothing or historical objects Teach others about your language or history Tell stories about your culture Host a group of dancers or other performance Make tasty treats to share with people who come to the event Other activity Participating cultural representatives will need to reserve the following for this event: FIELDHOUSE 10' x 10' wall space (limited wall space--reserve ASAP--hanging apparatus for artwork not provided) 72" x 30" table 20 minute time slot for dance, music, drumming etc. performances SARKEYS THEATRE 20 minute time slots for storytelling and sharing cultural legacies Please let us know if you would like to make a tax-deductible contribution so that we may offset our overhead costs for this event which will include air-conditioning, custodial assistance, bottled water, lemonade and snacks - an estimated $3000. Participating cultural groups will need to advertise within their groups. We will provide a press packet for this purpose. Fr. Paul Zahler, O.S.B., Ph.D., Event Chair, Multicultural Family Day NIDD Founder & Director nidd74801@yahoo.com 405.878.5289 1900 W. MacArthur Street REGISTRATION DEADLINE MAY 16, 2016
Sponsored by the Diabetes and Wellness Program Saturday May 21st, 2016 Begins at 9:00 A.M. Little Axe Resource Center 1970 156th Ave NE Norman, OK Youth Events - Softball Throw - Long Jump - Broad Jump - 50 Yard Dash - Free Throw Contest Registration ends on April 29th! For more information, please contact the Absentee Shawnee Diabetes and Wellness Fitness Program at 405.364.7298
Oklahoma Inter-tribal Diabetes Coalition 7th Annual Benefit Golf Scramble Friday, April 15, 2016 9:00 a.m. Shotgun Start (Rain cancellation date – Friday, April 29, 2016) Silverhorn Golf Club 11411 N Kelley Ave. Oklahoma City, OK 73131 Registration fees: Early bird (through Friday, March 28th): $240/team or $60/person Late: March 29th – April 11th: $300/team or $75/person Deadline to register: Monday, April 11, 2016 by 5:00 p.m. No on-site registration 4 Man Scramble 1st, 2nd, 3rd Flight Prizes Awarded Proximity contests $300 hole in one Door prizes (maybe even a kitchen sink!) Come and support the Coalition’s efforts in raising awareness and advocating for diabetes prevention in Oklahoma. SPONSORSHIP OPTIONS AVAILABLE - SEE REGISTRATION FORM For more information, contact Torie Fuller: tfuller@potawatomi.org or 405.395.9303 x5119 See registration form for payment details
Saturday April 2nd, 2016 Little Axe Health Center Walk begins at 8:00 a.m. Preregistration 8:00 a.m. Run begins at 9:00 a.m. For more information or questions, please contact The AST Diabetes and Wellness Fitness Program at 405.364.7298

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