Collinsville, Oklahoma
July 3, 2012
Miscellaneous News
Cherokee Clothing Vouchers Here July 9th /
Knitter Meeting /
Humming Bird Photo /
CHS 1962-63 Reunion / Former Grad To Oregon

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All Thumbs Knitters (June Meeting)
Glynda Hairston shows her knitted baby hat and matching booties.
Due to the current Smithsonian Exhibit at the Collinsville Library, the June 20 meeting for the All Thumbs Knitters was held at the Owasso Library . Local business woman and fellow knitter Debbie Norton joined the group, and announced plans are underway for her proposed yarn store in the Owasso area - music to the ears of area knitters!
Several members were present and enjoyed a huge yarn giveaway (also called "stash cleaning!"). Door prizes were quilted needle pouches with zippered pockets. Several Show and Tell items were displayed, and knitted blankets were donated to Newborns In Need. Printed instructions were distributed, showing an invisible method of increasing a stitch.

The next meeting will also be at the Owasso Library, on Thursday, July 5, 1 - 3 PM.

Linda Pfeffer
Greater OK Newborns In Need
Humming Bird
Maureen Wright shared this excellent photo she took June 29, 2012 of a local humming bird.
Former Resident On Oregon Radio / 62-63 CHS Reunion
Ted, This is just a bit of news for residents of Collinsville. My son Shannon Heaps (Chris Kelly) had worked for Cox Radio for over 20 years. He is a graduate of Collinsville High School. Recently he moved to Portland, Oregon to be the Program Director for "The Fish", a Christian Radio Station. His family will follow him soon and we all miss him but; are very grateful for his talent and the opportunity he has been given. The technology we have enables us to "Skype" so we talk often.

Also I would like to report that the classes of 1962 and 1963 are having a class reunion July 7 and 8. We are meeting at The Post Oak Lodge. If anyone was not contacted, the can call Delbert Heaps at 918-371-2408.
It will be the 50th class reunion for the 62' class.

Thanks, Wanda Heaps

Cherokee Clothing Voucher Program
This is a reminder that we will be starting the Clothing Voucher Program this month. We will be taking applications from 10 am to 7pm at all sites. Below is a list of the dates and sites in your area.

July 2, 2012 Locust Grove Upper Elementary Cafeteria

July 3, 2012 Tahlequah Sequoyah High School NEW Gym

July 9, 2012 Collinsville High School Commons Area

July 10, 2012 Bartlesville Community Center

July 13, 2012 Nowata High School Commons Area

July 16, 2012 Stilwell High School Cafeteria

July 19, 2012 Sallisaw High School Cafeteria

July 20, 2012 Ft. Gibson Ft. Gibson School Cafeteria

July 23, 2012 Vinita Ewing Halsell School Cafeteria

July 26, 2012 Jay Upper Elementary Cafeteria

July 27, 2012 Claremore High School Old Gym

July 31, 2012 Tahlequah Sequoyah High School New Gym

Documents that they will need to bring are

· Cherokee Nation Tribal Cards(Membership) for the children.

· HOUSEHOLD income

· Residential Verification

· Guardianship papers for children (if applicable)

· School enrollment for children(Current report cards, statement from school etc )

· Child must be 5 years old BEFORE September 1

NOTE: There could be more documents required due to the family’s circumstances so please keep that in mind .


Marsha Lamb
Executive Director
Human Services

918.458.6165 Fax

-- Cara Cowan Watts (7/2/2012)