This year 149 participants came out early Saturday morning on October 13 to take part in the annual Run Against Diabetes Fun Run.

25th Annual Run Against Diabetes Fun Run
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Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community members and runners from other Native American communities attended the 25th annual Run Against Diabetes, held at the Salt River High School athletics facility on October 13. Every year the fun run is a success, with different communities competing with each other over who will get the trophy for the most participation. This year’s trophy went to the Gila River Indian Community for having the largest number of tribal members come out and participate in the run.

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Events Calendar

26TH ANNUAL RED MOUNTAIN EAGLE POW-WOW at SR Baseball Field. Special contests, drum contest, food, arts and crafts. Open to the public. Free admission. For more info. call Bill Hayes (208) 241-2175 or David Montiel (602) 882-5553


TRIBAL EMERGENCY RESPONSE COMMISSION (TERC) MEETING at SR Community Bldg., 10-11 a.m. TERC will meet to discuss the Community’s emergency preparedness efforts for large scale emergencies. Open to the public. Tentative Agenda includes: Continuity of Operations Plan update; Stafford Act changes; Emergency Managers update; call to public. For more info. call Cliff Puckett (480) 362-7927


WIA YOUTH IN SCHOOL WORK EXPERIENCE PROGRAM will be accepting job applications. For more info. see page 5

6 SPECIAL INTEREST CLASSES-15 min. meals. First come basis each month and limited space available depending on the class. For more info. call the Recreation Office (480) 362-6360


FLU SHOT CLINIC at SR Community Bldg., 3-6:30 p.m. For more info. call you Community health nurse Mimi Brandon, RN (480) 362-5448, Marianne Bennett, RN (480) 362-6619, Shawna Harrison, RN (480) 362-5710


37TH ANNUAL INDIAN NATIONAL FINALS RODEO at South Point Casino Event Center Las Vegas, NV. This year’s INFR will include 3 performances of the JR/SR finals as well as 7 exciting performances of Indian Professional Rodeo at its best. For more info. call (406) 338-7684


SALSA AND NACHO SALE at Round House Cafe, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.


REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING at the Two Waters Council Chambers, 5 p.m. For more info., call (480) 362-7466/7469

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