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Staff Writer
Pawhuska Journal-Capital

LUNCH AND LEARN SLATED

“Fail Your Way to Success: How to Turn Every Failure Into a Measure for Success” will be presented by Tonya Foreman and Tara Gotwalt from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, March 12, at the Pawhuska Business Development Center.

Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. and the program begins at noon.

Please RSVP to Cindy Helmer at C.helmer@tricountytech.edu or 918-287-3357.

OSAGE NATION HEAD START RECRUITING STUDENTS

Osage Nation Head Start recruitment will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 16-20 at 15th and Grandview in Pawhuska. ONHS serves children ages 3-4 years old. Children must be 3 by Sept. 1, 2015 to be eligible.

Those who are enrolling children need to bring proof of income, CDIB/Membership (if applicable) and immunization record. ONHS recruits children with disabilities.

The 3 year old program works with children from 8:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. on school days. The 4 year old program is from 8:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Osage Nation Head Start promotes school readiness, Osage culture and language, as well as healthy practices and family activities.

OSGAE COUNTY REPUBLICAN TO HOLD MEETINGS, CONVENTION

The Osage County Republican Precinct Meetings and Convention will be held on Saturday, March 21, at the Inter Local Co-op, 207 East Main Street, Hominy.

The convention will begin at 9:30 a.m. with registration followed by Precinct Meetings at 10 a.m. and the County Convention immediately afterward.

Business will be conducted per OKGOP rules. The first meeting’s activities will include election of precinct chairs, vice chairs and delegates to the county convention. The county convention will begin with the credentials report so that the permanent roll of the convention can be adopted. This convention will include election of county chair and vice chair, district and state committee members and state convention delegates.

Bring voter registration card. For more information, call or text Celia Lanham 918-260-5762.

POST 198 ANNUAL ELECTION OF OFFICERS

American Legion Post 198 will hold its annual election of officers on Monday, March 23 at 6:30 p.m. in the Wah Zha Zhi Cultural Center (next door to Alco). All members are urged to attend.

PHS SENIOR FUNDRAISER

Indian Tacos will be served from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, March 12, at the Catholic Church Parish Hall. Eat in or carry out. Children 12 and under eat for $5, and adults are $8. Tickets are available at the door or by contacting Cindy Javellas, Beverly Tolson, Ann Reece, Sheila Sweeden or Lennet Drummond. Proceeds will help with the senior breakfast.

OSAGE NATION HOSTS CONTRACTOR’S CONFERENCE AT SKIATOOK

Osage Nation Housing Department will host the 2nd annual Contractor’s Conference from 2-4:30 p.m. on Friday March 27, in Skiatook, at the Osage Casino, 5591 West Rogers Blvd.

ONHD is searching for general contractors and licensed professionals in the following fields: plumbers, electricians, HVAC technicians and pest control.

Vendors interested in engaging business with the Osage Nation Housing Department are encouraged to attend. Contractors and licensed professionals will have the opportunity to learn the process of contracting work on construction/rehabilitation projects with the Osage Nation Housing Department.

Registration is free and light refreshments will be provided for all registered participants.