The Community Health Program is hosting an Eat Clean & Get Lean Challenge! This is not a diet, it’s a healthy eating makeover and lifestyle improvement. Meetings will be held every Wednesday for 6 weeks from 12:15 p.m. to 12:45 p.m., from Jan. 18-Feb. 22. To reserve your spot call 575-2341 Ext. 3244
To have your community announcement aired on CKON, you can fax to our office 518-358-9456 or 613-575-2566; email to ; mail it to PO Box 1260, Akwesasne, NY 13655 or PO Box 1496, Cornwall, ON K6H-5V5 or drop it off at our studios on Hilltop Drive in Kanatakon.
Starting MONDAY JANUARY 16 and running through FRIDAY MARCH 31 the A’nowara’ko:wa Arena will host a free Adult and Senior Skating Program. The free Skate Program will be held from 12-1:30PM, M-F weekly for anyone 21 and over
Starting TUESDAY JANUARY 17 and running until TUESDAY MARCH 7, Creation Story Teachings by Aronhiaies Herne will be held every Tuesday from 7:30-9:30 p.m. at the Kawehnoke Recreation Center. To register please call Jenny Boots at 613-577-0844 or 613-933-6794
Starting TUESDAY JANUARY 10 and continuing until THURSDAY MARCH 16 Aaron Jock will host the following fitness classes weekly. On MONDAYS Circuit Training will be held at the Kana:takon School Gym from 4:15-5:15 p.m. On TUESDAYS Dumb Bell Training will be held from 5-6 p.m. at the Snye Recreation Center. On WEDNESDAYS Core Strength will be held at the Snye Recreation Center from 5-6 p.m. and on THURSDAYS Circuit Training will be held from 5-6 p.m. at the Snye Recreation Center. All classes are free and open to the Community of Akwesasne! For more information call Aaron at 613-575-2341, ext.3241.
The Tribal Council Work Session scheduled for WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 8 has been CANCELLED. The next Work Session will take place on WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 22.
“Community Closet” is now open weekdays from 9 a.m. -3 p.m. and free to the Community of Akwesasne. Stop in you’ll find gently used clothing, work-wear, winter coats and much more! Children and Adult sizes will vary; Call 518-358-2916 for more information.
The Akwesasne Animal Society is currently looking for donations of all kinds! Some items needed include; Clumping/Scoopable Cat Litter, Purina Kitten Chow, Adult Cat food, cat toys, litter pans, and Clorox clean up spray. For a complete list of donations call Jen at 518-651-7643. Niawen for your generous donations. Your donations make it possible to free up funds, and allow us to use them towards veterinary care cost! All donations may be dropped off at 147 Beaver Meadow Rd, Akwesasne NY.
The SRMT Home Improvement Program, HIP, is now accepting applications for the 2017 Fiscal Year. Applications can be picked up at the HIP office in the Community Building from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Deadline to submit is TUESDAY FEBRUARY 28. For more info call HIP at 358-2272.
On FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24th a Meatball Sub Fundraiser will be held at the St. Kateri Center at 11 a.m.. Dinners cost $10 US/CND and include; Meatball Sub, Macaroni Salad, Dessert and Drink! Eat-in or take-out; Call 518-358-2931. All proceeds to benefit the Altar & Rosary Society of the St. Regis Church.
On WEDNESDAY MARCH 1st "Relay for Life Kick Off” will be held at the Knights of Columbus (located at 41 Elm Street Malone, NY.) with a start time of 6:30 p.m.
Powerful Tools for Caregivers, a 6-week class for family caregivers, will begin THURSDAY, MARCH 2nd at 5 p.m. Please call 518-358-2963, x-3303 to enroll in the class.
On MONDAY MARCH 6th The SRCS Class of '64 will hold a monthly meeting at 10 a.m. in the backroom at the Bears' Den Restaurant located on State Route 37 in Hogansburg. Classmates, spouses and friends are welcome to attend.
The pickup location for the Green Food Box has changed for Kana:takon. The new pickup/distribution site is now the St. Regis Recreation Centre, effective Feb. 21, 2017. For more information contact Community Health at 613-575-2341 Ext. 3220.
The A’nowarako:wa Arena is pleased to announce that the new Olympia Ice Resurfacer has been purchased and is expected to arrive and be operational for the 2017/2018 season. There are ad packages for businesses to advertise on the new machine, please contact Geraldine Jacobs for more information.
The MCA will offer FREE Beginner Yoga Classes for all Akwesasronon from 6-7 p.m. every Monday at the Tsi Snaihne school, on TUESDAYs at the Kawehno:ke Recreation center, on WEDNESDAYs at the Kanata:kon School and on THURSDAYs at the Kawehno:ke Recreation center. For more information call 613-575-2341, x- 3247.