During the SRPMIC Family Caregiver Conference on March 25, Bonnie DeLowe (center) was recognized as the 2009 Elder Caregiver of the Year by the Inter-Tribal Council of Arizona. Pictured (l-r): SRPMIC Caregiver Coordinator Mary Weston, SRPMIC Senior Services Director Tamara Luckett, Caregiver Support Program Specialist Archie Mariano and Director of the Area Agency on Aging, Region VIII Lee Begay.

2010 Conference Empowers Family Caregivers

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The Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community Family Caregiver Support Program hosted the 2010 Family Caregiver Conference at the Lehi Building on March 25. Community members who care for their elders, grandchildren or other family members attended the event. The theme for the conference was “Empowering Family Caregivers.”

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Events Calendar
On-going REGISTRATION- For the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale’s summer camp, at the Lehi and Red Mountain Branch locations. For more info. call (480) 850-4453
11-17 NATIONAL PUBLIC SAFETY TELECOMMUNICATORS WEEK-Honor our dispatchers for their excellence! You can write them a commendation, mention their good work to their supervisor, or stop by and thank them for being our communications lifeline 24 hours a day!



1ST ANNUAL CANCER AWARENESS WALK at Komatke Health Center, Komatke, AZ. 7:30 a.m. Inspirational stories, traditional entertainment, and balloon release. For more info. call Bernadette Cooper (520) 562-3321 ext. 1008


25TH ANNUAL INTER-TRIBAL POWWOW at Sherman Indian High School, 9010 Magnolia Avenue, Riverside, CA. Free admission. Parking: $3. Food and arts and crafts booths. For more info. call Lorene Sisquoe (951) 276-6719
19 DISTRICT “A” MEETING-(Dixie Padilla) Council Chambers, 6 p.m. For more info. please call (480) 362-7466/7469 to confirm meeting time and location
19 APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE FOR WIA YOUTH WORK EXPERIENCE at WIA office, located at the Community Service Bldg., 32. Applications due on May 14, 2010. Eligibility: 14-18 yrs. old, must be in school, reside within the SRPMIC boundaries. For more info. call Melissa Gonzales (480) 362-7963
20 DISTRICT “C” MEETING-(Claire Miller) at SRPMIC Council Chambers, 6 p.m. For more info. please call (480) 362-7466/7469 to confirm meeting time and location
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