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Call for nominations: 4th annual "Justin Boyd Willie Agricultural Humanitarian of the Year Award"

The Peshlakai Cultural Foundation, Dine Inc., North Leupp Family Farms, Tolani Lake Enterprise, The Willie Family and the Redhouse Clan of the Navajo are accepting nominations of outstanding indigenous agricultural humanitarians.

Submissions of candidates will be accepted until 5 p.m. Sept. 21 and the selection of the recipient takes place on Sept. 28.

The deserving recipient will be an indigenous person who has contributed selflessly through community service in northern Arizona and beyond among Native American communities and lands. The nominee should have contributed to the teaching of cultural preservation and traditions through indigenous agriculture volunteer activities with youth, elders and communities in Indian country.

Nominations may be sent to Dennis Walker at walker.dennis37@yahoo.com or Tyrone Thompson at farmertye@hotmail.com.

Fountain of Faith celebration Sept. 8-13

The Fountain of Faith Ministries is putting on a birthday celebration revival/camp meeting for Pastor Ray T. Yazzie in Tonelea, Arizona Sept. 8-13.

Guest speakers are: Associate pastor Mark Tallman, Pastor Benson Kee, Pastor Brown Preston.

On Sept. 13 a trail ride will take place. The ride starts at 8 a.m. from Yaaiitiin to the church in Tonelea

More information is available by calling Pastor Ray or Cecilia Yazzie at (928) 401-3003.

2014 Taawaki Trail Run Oct. 5

The half marathon, 10K and 8K, takes place Oct. 5 at the Hopi Veteran's Memorial Center (Hwy 64, milepost 375.5, northeast of Kykotsmovi Village).

Registration time is at 6 a.m. and the event begins at 7 a.m.

The half marathon registration deadline is Oct. 4 by 5 p.m.

The event is sponsored by the Hopi Special Diabetes Program.

More information about event details is available by calling (928) 734-3432 or by visiting the 100 Mile Club Website at 100mileclub.hopi-nsn.gov.

TCRHCC South Main ER Entrance Closed from Aug. 30 - Sept. 7.

On Saturday, Aug. 30 through Sunday, Sept. 7, the Tuba City Regional HealthCare Corporation's project team will be performing construction work at the South Main ER entrance of the medical center.

Due to the construction, the South Main ER entrance will be closed until Sept. 7. The West Entrance of the Medical Center will be open for access to the ER and other departments in the building.

There will be signs posted to re-direct our patients, guests, and employees to enter at the West Entrance of the Medical Center during construction.

The South Main ER Entrance will re-open to the public on Monday, Sept. 8, 2014.

TCRHCC Project Team appreciates your patience, understanding, and cooperation to help maintain a safe environment during construction.

Teen pregnancy prevention program available

Capacity Builders, Inc. announces Year 5 of the Teen Pregnancy Prevention grant.

This year, Capacity Builders, Inc./Navajo Youth Builders has teamed up with Central Consolidated Schools to provide Navajo youth with the necessary supports and opportunities to enhance their overall academic and social emotional development and prepare them for adulthood without the complications of teen pregnancy and other negative behaviors.

Early data from the program show significant reductions in teen pregnancy among program participants, plus additional improvements in school dropout rates, course failure, and cutting class. Participants also learn the value of giving back to their communities by each working 20 hours on community service-learning projects.

Capacity Builders, Inc. plans to collaborate with other organizations in order to expand the program's efforts in preventing teenage pregnancy. They'll be contacting hundreds of youth-serving organizations across the Navajo Nation to inquire about the possibility of program expansion and adoption.

More information about bringing positive youth development programming to your location, or if you'd like to learn more about volunteer opportunities at Naschitti Elementary and Newcomb High School, is available by contacting Rachel Nawrocki at (505) 326.4245, or by e-mail r.nawrocki@grantwriters.net.






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