Quickreads July 26, 2006
Candidate forum July 28
Navajo Nation Presiden-tial candidates and Western Navajo Agency Council delegates will gather at 10 a.m., Friday, July 28, at the Cameron Chapter House for a candidate forum. Community members can meet the individuals, state concerns, present questions and listen to statements.
Intertribal rodeo July 28-30
The 85th Intertribal Ceremonial Rodeo will be held July 28-30 in Gallup, N.M., at Red Rock State Park -- Churchrock. Slacks will open at 8 a.m. Friday and Saturday, with events beginning at 1 p.m. The Short Go will be held at 7 p.m., Sunday. Entry is now closed. For more information call 928-726-1411 or visit www.aircarodeo.com
Navajo Bible Conference
The annual Navajo Family Bible Conference continues through July 30 at El Nathan Christian Camp in Flagstaff. Special speakers include Pastors Curtis Harvey, Alvin Gon, Gordon Yazzie, Harold Noble and Reverend Sam Grammer. Classes will be held for all ages in Navajo and English. A memorial service for Bruce & Etta Yazzie will be held July 29. For more information call 602-703-3517.
The Kayenta Family Healing Alliance Committee is now holding a Backpack Drive through August 4 to help the children of domestic violence victims living in the shelter. Backpacks and school supplies will be accepted at the following Kayenta locations: Wells Fargo Bank, DaVita Dialysis, Kayenta Township, Video Plus and Toh-Den-Nas-Shai Trading. The Committee is a collaborative partnership to reduce the occurrence of emotional, physical, verbal and sexual abuse utilizing education, counseling, healthcare services and intervention programs. For more information call 928-697-3635.
Friends of Greg Bauer will gather at 7:30 p.m., July 29, at Flagstaff High School Auditorium for a Concert Celebrating the Life of Greg Bauer. Jazz, blues, rock and concert music will be performed to honor Bauer who passed away in Fall 2005. Admission is free, but a free will offering is suggested to raise funds for the NAU Gregory Thomas Bauer Scholarship Fund. Call 928-773-0558 for more information.
Dine' College registration
Registration for the 2006 Fall Semester at Dine' College is now available at all sites. Attend college close to home at Tsaile, Chinle, Window Rock, Ganado, Kayenta, Tuba City, Shiprock or Crownpoint. Classes begin Aug. 28. Whether a student wants to pursue an associate's degree, prepare to transfer to a four-year university or take courses to improve job skills, Dine' College can provide the preparation needed for success. For more information call 1-877-988-DINE (toll free), call or come by a local campus or center, or go on-line at www.dinecollege.edu.