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Dec
17
Thu
Harvest Box & Bison Meat Distribution
Dec 17 – Dec 18 all-day
Harvest Box & Bison Meat Distribution
Harvest Box and Bison Meat Distribution – December 17-18 with delivery and pick-up options available!!
**Open to All Meskwaki Community Members
Priority given to individuals who are at high risk from Covid-19 such as:
> Age 65 and older
> People with medical conditions
> Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers
> People with disabilities
> Developmental and behavioral disorders
> Drug use and substance use disorders
> Families facing food insecurity
> People experiencing homelessness
Please no more than two (2) requests per household
TO SIGN UP, CLICK THE LINK BELOW AND COMPLETE THE FORM:

SIGN-UP for the Harvest Box and Bison Meat Distribution

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Dec
23
Wed
MYDP Holiday Giveaway @ Tribal Center
Dec 23 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
MYDP Holiday Giveaway @ Tribal Center

Meskwaki Youth Development Program and Mesquakie Friends Church presents: Holiday Giveaway

Curbside pick-up on Wednesday, December 23, 2020 from 4:30pm until 6:30pm at the Tribal Center

*Deadline to signup is Tuesday, December 8, 2020 by 5:00pm

Parents can sign-up by logging into their MYDP Parent Portal and clicking on the ‘Activities’ tab. All Meskwaki children 12 years and younger will automatically be signed up for Marines-Toys for Tots through the Mesquakie Friends Church.

For more information or to get your parent portal login information please contact Meskwaki Youth Program t (641) 484-5369.

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Dec
24
Thu
Tribal Ops Closing @ Noon (12pm)
Dec 24 @ 12:00 pm
Tribal Ops Closing @ Noon (12pm)

Tribal Operations including the Health Clinic and Pharmacy will be closing early (12pm, Noon) on Thursday, December 24th and will be closed all day Friday, December 25th for the Christmas Holiday.

Normal business hours will resume Monday, December 28th.

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Dec
25
Fri
Tribal Ops Closed
Dec 25 all-day
Tribal Ops Closed

Tribal Operations including the Health Clinic and Pharmacy will be closing early (12pm, Noon) on Thursday, December 24th and will be closed all day Friday, December 25th for the Christmas Holiday.

Normal business hours will resume Monday, December 28th.

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Dec
28
Mon
Covid-19 Emergency Relief Fund Check Distribution @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
Dec 28 – Dec 29 all-day
Covid-19 Emergency Relief Fund Check Distribution @ Meskwaki Tribal Center

The Coronavirus Emergency Relief Funds Distribution will be held on Monday, December 28th and Tuesday, December 29th at the Meskwaki Tribal Center.

The first hour of both days, 8:00am – 9:00am,  will be reserved for Elders ONLY, curbside assistance will also be available for Elders.

All Tribal Members beginning at 9:00 am on both Monday, Dec. 28 and Tuesday, Dec. 29.

For questions, please call the Front Desk at (641) 484-4678.

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Dec
29
Tue
Tribal Ops Closing Early (Health Clinic Remains Open)
Dec 29 @ 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Tribal Operations (excluding the Health Clinic and Pharmacy) will be closing early today (12/29) at 12:00PM (noon) due to inclement weather.

The Health Clinic and Pharmacy will remain open during normal business hours.  * If you or a family member need to be seen today, the Health Clinic is also offering tele-health (virtual) visits. Please call the Health Clinic at (641) 484-4094 to find out more/set one up.  There are some technology requirements associated with it (i.e. smart phone/pc with internet, camera, and microphone, etc.).

Please drive home safely.  Thank you.

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Jan
1
Fri
Tribal Ops Closed
Jan 1 all-day
Tribal Ops Closed

Tribal Operations including the Health Clinic and Pharmacy will be closed on Friday, January 1, 2021 in observance of the  New Year holiday.

Normal business hours will resume Monday, January 4th.

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Jan
5
Tue
Tribal Council Meeting – RESCHEDULED to 01/13/2021
Jan 5 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Tribal Council Meeting

Due to Covid19 and the safety of the participants, this will be held via Zoom.
*Meetings are held on a bi-weekly basis.
**Meeting dates/times are subject to change at the
discretion of the Tribal Chairperson

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Jan
13
Wed
Stay Independent: A Healthy Aging Series – Three Meals a Day @ via ZOOM
Jan 13 @ 12:00 pm

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Nutrition and Wellness Series

STAY INDEPENDENT: A Healthy Aging Series

Location: Presented virtually via Zoom

Topic Covered: Three Meals a Day

To sign up call or email Jennifer Scales at the Health Clinic!

Email: jennifer.scales@meskwaki-nsn.gov

Phone: 641-484-9421

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Jan
14
Thu
How to Start Your Own Business Webinar with Michael Shuman @ via Zoom
Jan 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
How to Start Your Own Business Webinar with Michael Shuman @ via Zoom

“How to Start Your Own Business”

Thursday, January 14, 2021

10:00 am – 11:30 am, CT

via Zoom, Meeting ID #872 0234 2641

Interested in becoming your own boss and starting your own business?  Michael Shuman, who is working with the Meskwaki community courtesy of the Northwest Area Foundation, will lead community members in a short workshop about how to transform a passion, dream, hobby, or skill into a successful business.  He will review the steps of preparing a business plan, and offer suggestions about how to get started.  Come prepared with your ideas and ready to share them!

Michael Shuman an economist, attorney, author, and entrepreneur, and a leading visionary on community economics.  He’s also an Adjunct Professor at Bard Business School in New York City.    He has authored, coauthored, or edited ten books.  His two most recent books are Put Your Money Where Your Life Is:  How to Invest Locally Using Solo 401ks and Self-Directed IRAs and The Local Economy Solution:  How Innovative, Self-Financing Pollinator Enterprises Can Grow Jobs and Prosperity and Local Dollars, Local Sense:  How to Shift Your Money from Wall Street to Main Street.

Questions? Call Shoshonis Brown with Workforce Development at 641-484-9506.

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Jan
18
Mon
Meskwaki SettFitt Challenge Part 1
Jan 18 – Feb 28 all-day
Jan
19
Tue
Diabetes Support Group: Relationship Between Diabetes and Depression/Mood Disorders @ via Facebook Live on Meskwaki Wellness FB Page
Jan 19 @ 12:00 pm

Join us on January 19 at 12:00 pm, Noon, with the Diabetes Support Group to discuss the relationship between diabetes and depression/mood disorders with Caitlin Silveira, LMHC, Director of Behavioral Health Services with the Meskwaki Tribal Health Clinic.

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Tribal Council Meeting @ via Zoom
Jan 19 @ 5:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ via Zoom
The Tribal Council meeting previously scheduled for Wednesday, January 13 has been rescheduled to be held on Tuesday, January 19 beginning at 5:00 pm via Zoom.
Due to Covid-19 and for the safety of participants, this meeting will be held via Zoom.
*Meetings are held on a bi-weekly basis.
**Meeting dates/times are subject to change at the discretion of the Tribal Chairperson.
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Jan
27
Wed
Take and Make Facebook Live Event @ Facebook Live - Meskwaki Wellness FB Page
Jan 27 @ 12:00 pm

Take and Make Facebook Live Event – We will show you how to make Skinny Low-Card Pepper Taco!

Must sign up by January 13th, at Noon, and make a plan to pick up your ingredients on January 26th at the Clinic to make the food at home!

To sign up call or email Jennifer Scales at the Health Clinic

Email: jennifer.scales@meskwaki-nsn.gov

Phone: 641-484-9421

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Feb
10
Wed
Stay Independent: A Healthy Aging Series – Feast on Fruits and Vegetables @ via ZOOM
Feb 10 @ 12:00 pm

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Nutrition and Wellness Series

STAY INDEPENDENT: A Healthy Aging Series

Location: Presented virtually via Zoom

Topic Covered: Feast on Fruits and Vegetables

To sign up call or email Jennifer Scales at the Health Clinic!

Email: jennifer.scales@meskwaki-nsn.gov

Phone: 641-484-9421

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Feb
24
Wed
Take and Make on Facebook Live @ Facebook Live - Meskwaki Wellness FB Page
Feb 24 @ 12:00 pm

Take and Make Facebook Live Event – Recipe TBD

Must sign up by February 10th, at Noon, and make a plan to pick up your ingredients on February 23rd at the Clinic to make the food at home!

To sign up call or email Jennifer Scales at the Health Clinic

Email: jennifer.scales@meskwaki-nsn.gov

Phone: 641-484-9421

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Mar
1
Mon
Meskwaki SettFit Challenge Part 2: Eat Well, Be Well Challenge
Mar 1 – Apr 11 all-day
Mar
10
Wed
Stay Independent: A Healthy Aging Series – Power Up with Protein @ via ZOOM
Mar 10 @ 12:00 pm

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Nutrition and Wellness Series

STAY INDEPENDENT: A Healthy Aging Series

Location: Presented virtually via Zoom

Topic Covered: Power Up with Protein

To sign up call or email Jennifer Scales at the Health Clinic!

Email: jennifer.scales@meskwaki-nsn.gov

Phone: 641-484-9421

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Mar
24
Wed
Take and Make Facebook Live Event – Recipe TBD @ Facebook Live - Meskwaki Wellness FB Page
Mar 24 @ 12:00 pm

Take and Make Facebook Live Event – Recipe TBD

Must sign up by March 10th, at Noon, and make a plan to pick up your ingredients on January 23rd at the Clinic to make the food at home!

To sign up call or email Jennifer Scales at the Health Clinic

Email: jennifer.scales@meskwaki-nsn.gov

Phone: 641-484-9421

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Apr
14
Wed
Stay Independent: A Healthy Aging Series – Exercise Your Independence @ via ZOOM
Apr 14 @ 12:00 pm

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Nutrition and Wellness Series

STAY INDEPENDENT: A Healthy Aging Series

Location: Presented virtually via Zoom

Topic Covered: Exercise Your Independence

To sign up call or email Jennifer Scales at the Health Clinic!

Email: jennifer.scales@meskwaki-nsn.gov

Phone: 641-484-9421

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May
12
Wed
Stay Independent: A Healthy Aging Series – Brain Health @ via ZOOM
May 12 @ 12:00 pm

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Nutrition and Wellness Series

STAY INDEPENDENT: A Healthy Aging Series

Location: Presented virtually via Zoom

Topic Covered: Brain Health

To sign up call or email Jennifer Scales at the Health Clinic!

Email: jennifer.scales@meskwaki-nsn.gov

Phone: 641-484-9421

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Jun
9
Wed
Stay Independent: A Healthy Aging Series – Cooking for One or Two @ via ZOOM
Jun 9 @ 12:00 pm

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Nutrition and Wellness Series

STAY INDEPENDENT: A Healthy Aging Series

Location: Presented virtually via Zoom

Topic Covered: Cooking for One or Two

To sign up call or email Jennifer Scales at the Health Clinic!

Email: jennifer.scales@meskwaki-nsn.gov

Phone: 641-484-9421

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18 Fri
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Harvest Box & Bison Meat Distribution
Harvest Box & Bison Meat Distribution
Dec 18 all-day
Harvest Box & Bison Meat Distribution
Harvest Box and Bison Meat Distribution – December 17-18 with delivery and pick-up options available!! **Open to All Meskwaki Community Members Priority given to individuals who are at high risk from Covid-19 such as: > … Continue reading Harvest Box & Bison Meat Distribution
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