Quick Reads: week of Oct. 22

Scholarships available

Catching the Dream (CTD) is a scholarship program for Native American students. They offer scholarships in all science fields, medicine, business, education, math, and computer science; in Native American Leadership in Education and in Tribal Business Management.

Students are encouraged to apply for all sources of funding in addition to applying for the CTD scholarship. The minimum number of scholarships students will find is 40 or more and the money will enable them to attend any college in the U.S.

More information is available by emailing Joy Noll at nscholarsh@aol.com or by calling (505) 262-2351.

Jehovah's Witnesses present "Seek Peace and Pursue It"

Jehovah's Witnesses are inviting all to an assembly in the Navajo language Oct. 25 at the George Gardner Performing Arts Center in Holbrook, Arizona. The theme is "Seek Peace and Pursue It."

Tribes from across the country and Canada will attend to enjoy the peace and harmony. The program is from 9:40 a.m. to 4 p.m. There is no admission fee and no collections.

There will be talks, interviews, and skits. The key speaker has just returned from a trip to Korea and China. Video will be provided for overflow seating.

More information is available by calling Craig Snyder at (928) 221-4146.

Halloween carnival in Bodaway Gap Oct. 30

The community of Bodaway/Gap and TsinaaBaas (Gap) Elementary School welcome the public to a Halloween carnival Oct. 30 from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. at TsinaaBaas (Gap) Elementary School gymnasium at the Gap, Arizona.

There is something for everyone with a cake walk, musical chairs, bingo, fish pond, bake sales, basketball shoot, ring toss, jail, balloon bust, costume contest, pumkin-carving contest, face-painting contest and a dime toss among other activities.

Anyone who wants to set up a booth may contact the school at (928) 283-1090.


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