The Tribal Council Work Session that was scheduled for WEDNESDAY JULY 10th has been canceled. The next Work Session is scheduled for WEDNESDAY JULY 17th at 9 a.m. in the Tribal Council Chamber room 307.
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Please be advised that the Akwesasne Mohawk Board of Education Administration Office has begun its summer hours and will continue until WEDNESDAY JULY 31st. The new hours are from 7 a.m. - 4 p.m. daily Monday to Friday. For more information call the AMBE Office at (613) 933-0409.
The Akwesasne Justice Dept in collaboration with Debwewin Summer Law Program will host a Record Suspension Clinic on WEDNESDAY JULY 17th from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the Iohahi:io Adult Education in TsiSnaihne. For more information call (613) 575-5000 ext. 2401.
The Ontario Power Generation will be offering free family-friendly sessions for the summer. On SATURDAY JULY 17th will be a Nocturnal Creatures Workshop with the St. Lawrence River Institute, from 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m.
The SRMT Office for the Aging will be hosting a Memory Music Event on THURSDAY JULY 18th at the Senior Center from 2-3 p.m. Seniors and caregivers are invited to hear musical entertainment by Danny Klebes, an accordion player. This program is presented by the Caregiver Support Initiative. For more information, call (518) 358-2963.
The Akwesasne Food Pantry will be distributing food on THURSDAY JULY 18th from 4-6 p.m. at the Mohawk Indian Housing Office on McGee Rd. For more information call 358-4860.
MCA’s Wholistic Health is sponsoring a free 2-day workshop on Applied Suicide Intervention Skills on THURSDAY JULY 18th & FRIDAY JULY 19th at the Best Western Hotel from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. both days. For more information call (613) 575-2341 ext. 3107.
There will be a Benefit Car Wash for the First Congregational Church of Malone on SATURDAY JULY 20th from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Cost is just $5.
The Ontario Power Generation will be offering free family friendly sessions for the summer. On SATURDAY JULY 20th will be OPG Science and technology Day, from 6:30 a.m.-9 p.m.
The Community Health Program is presenting Families in the Kitchen, a free hands-on cooking class for children and caregivers to experience the joy of cooking, on Wednesdays starting WEDNESDAY JULY 17th to WEDNESDAY AUGUST 7th. For more information call 575-2341 ext. 3244
MCA will be holding an information session on the Akwesasne Financial Administration Law on WEDNESDAY JULY 17th at the A'nowara'ko:wa Arena’s Turtle Room from 6-8 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend, as this will be voted on in a secret ballot vote at the Special General Meeting on Saturday July 27th at the A'nowara'ko:wa Arena. For more information call Kyrie at 575-2250 ext. 2403.
Tsi:ionkwanonsote is hosting an Alzheimer’s Education Session on THURSDAY JULY 18th at 1 p.m. All community members who have been or are affected by Alzheimer’s or Dementia are invited to attend. For more information call Michelle at (343) 370-1956.
A representative from Service Canada will be at ACESS on THURSDAY JULY 18th and TUESDAY JULY 23rd from 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. to assist with old age security, Canada pension, SIN and Employee Insurance. If you are coming in for a SIN Card you will need your original Birth Certificate and status card. For more information or to make an appointment call ACESS at 575-2626.
Please be advised that Alison Cooke, HIICAP/NY Connects Coordinator, will be out of the office from MONDAY, JULY 15th TO FRIDAY JULY 22nd. If you need immediate assistance contact Tracy at (518) 358-2963 ext 3305.
There will be an OSHA 30 training session on SATURDAY JULY 20th and SUNDAY JULY 21st at the Comfort Inn from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. on both days. For more information call Danielle at (518) 358-3048.
There will be a Free Engineering /Tech Camp for ages 6-12 limited to 30 students at AMS from MONDAY JULY 22nd to FRIDAY JULY 26th from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. daily. For more information or to register call the AMBE Office at (613) 933-0409.
There will be a Summer Cultural Camp at Thompson Island for ages 13-18 from MONDAY JULY 22nd to FRIDAY JULY 26th. Pick up and drop-offs will be at the McCumber Road dock and at Carter Jack Marina. For more information or to register your child call Erin at (613) 575-5000 ext. 2416.
The SRMT invites Tribal members to a community discussion on the Development of a Family Court on WEDNESDAY JULY 24th at 5 p.m. in the Ionkwakiohkwaró:ron Tribal Building first floor board room. For more information call (360) 688-1004 ext. 100.
Traditional Medicine will be holding medicine walks with Eddie Grey every Friday from 10-Noon beginning on FRIDAY JULY 12th to FRIDAY AUGUST 23rd at 575 Cook Rd. For more information call Traditional Medicine at (613) 575-2341 ext. 3100
The Akwesasne Business Expo will be held at the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort. Deadline to Register is WEDNESDAY JULY 24th. For more information on how to register your business call (518) 358-2385 or to register as a craft vendor call (518) 358-4238.
Akwesasne at Work is working with the Akwesasne Cultural Center and North Country Public Radio to collect stories from our elders. They are currently looking for stories from and about Ironworkers. They will be at the Seniors' Center on WEDNESDAY JULY 24th from 6-8 p.m.
Community health will be having a Mammogram Day on THURSDAY JULY 25th from 1-3 p.m. at the Cornwall Community Hospital. For more information or to book your appointment call (613) 575-2341 ext. 3220.
Staff from the SRMT Education Division and North Country Community College will be having information about upcoming courses through NCCC on THURSDAY JULY 25th from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Ionkwakiohkwaróron Building in the Education Classroom. For more information please call (518) 358-9721.
There will be an introduction to Healing workshop on THURSDAY JULY 25th at Tsi:ionkwanati:io from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. with Joey David. This is presented by Wholistic Health & Wellness. For more information call Joey at (575) 2341 ext. 3113.
Save a life, carry naloxone, an emergency medicine that prevents overdose from opiate based prescription painkillers. A training session will be held on THURSDAY JULY 25th at 5 p.m. at the A/CDP. Seating is Limited. For more information call A/CDP (518) 358-3145.
The Malone Adult Center will be having a Pulled Pork Dinner on FRIDAY JULY 26th from 4-6 p.m. Dinner includes BBQ Pork, potatoes, peas and carrots, coleslaw and apple pie. There will also be a 50/50. For take-outs call (518) 483-6611.
Matilda the Musical based on the book by Raold Dahl will be performed by the Rural Arts Project in St. Anicet on FRIDAY JULY 26th at 7 p.m. and SATURDAY JULY 27th at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. For more information call (514) 791-5100.
The Fantasy Faire will be held on SATURDAY JULY 27th in the Ives Park in Potsdam. This is to benefit the Charity Renewal House that supplies 3 food pantries in rural areas. For more information call (315) 250-1070.
The Family of Kenny Leaf will be marching for Justice on SATURDAY JULY 27th at 10:30 a.m. beginning at the Old TVI Building to the Kanien'kehaka Kaianerehko:wa Longhouse where a fire will burn for 365 minutes to symbolize the 365 days he was missing.
MCA will be having a special general meeting on SATURDAY JULY 27th at the A'nowara'ko:wa Arena beginning at 10 a.m. for the proposed draft of the Akwesasne Financial Administration Law which will be voted on by secret ballot at this session. For more information call Kyrie at 575-2250 ext. 2403.