Wellness Center sponsors Mother’s Day Health Walk

A cluster of participants enjoy the company & clean air during the Mother's Day health walk
A cluster of participants enjoy the company & clean air during the Mother’s Day health walk

On Friday morning, May 8, 2015 the Northern Cheyenne Tribal Board of Health’s Wellness Center sponsored a Mother’s Day Health Walk at the Kenneth Beartusk Memorial Pow Wow Grounds south of Lame Deer, Montana. Approximately 75 community members of all ages attended the event, where the Wellness Center (Cheyennes In Balance program) organized a 1 mile health walk, providing participants free health screenings, free t-shirts and a free healthy brown bag lunch.

Tobacco Prevention Program Events, November 2014 – February 2015

Community Tobacco Prevention Meeting, NCT Littlewolf Capitol Building
Llevando “Cowboy” Fisher (NCT President), Janet Sucha, Alison Riedmohr and Charleena Penama (Montana Tobacco Use Prevention Program MTUPP), Teresa McMakin (NCTS Principal), William “Bill” Parker (LDPS Supt.), and Norma Bixby (NCTS Board member/NCT Ed Dept.) attended the event. President Fisher conducted the opening address to the MTUPP staff and community and shared his personal experience as a former commercial tobacco smoker. He had a powerful message to convey to the crowd. The MTUPP staff will be coming back periodically to Lame Deer.