Open House Child Abuse Awareness and Walk at Lunch

Posted in: Health System

The Seneca Nation Health System (SNHS) Child and Family Services Unit, in collaboration with other SNHS departments is hosting its annual Open House Tuesday, April 28, from 11:30 a.m. -2 p.m. This event is held each April in observance of National Child Abuse Awareness Month and promotes health with the inclusion of Walk at Lunch. Local community vendors will be present to promote their goods and services. Additionally, representatives from the Cattaraugus Sheriff’s Department will be providing free, on-site car seat safety checks to make sure car seats are being installed and used correctly.

For more information, please contact:

Liz Hill -Home Finder/Educator 716-945-5894 ext. 3522

Robin Crouse – Health Education Coordinator 716-945-5894 ext. 3240 

Save the Date: Stomp Out Diabetes March

Posted in: Allegany Community Center

Dennis Banks, co-founder of American Indian Movement, has set forth his time to bring awareness about diabetes prevention and managing diabetes in Indian Country through education and mobilizing communities.  He would be honored to host a "Call to Action" so to speak with the Seneca Nation of Indians, May 18th, 2015.

Nation-Wide Event will feature*:

4pm - Stomp Out Diabetes March
5pm - Community Dinner (catered)
6pm - photo op/meet and greet
6:30 - presentation on diabetes
7:30 - Social 

*times are subject to change

Please join us to show your support for your friends, family, and community members suffering from this debilitating disease.

Cultural Arts Class

Posted in: Education

Interested in working with Leather? Attend the upcoming SNI Education sponsored Cultural Arts Class that takes place April 21, 28 and May 5 from 6pm until 8 pm at  the Saylor Building. See attached flyer for more information or contact the Education Department at 716.532.3341.

Volunteers Needed for Honoring Mother Earth 5K Run/Walk

Posted in: Community Planning and Development

The Food Is Our Medicine Project is seeking volunteers and runners for its annual Honoring Mother Earth 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, April 25 at 11 AM.  We need at least 20 volunteers to help direct the runners through the course.  To sign up as a volunteer, please contact Amanda by phone at (716)532-4900 ext. 5016 or by email at  To sign up as a runner, please visit the Food Is Our Medicine Project website at and click on the Upcoming Events tab.  Or, fill out the attached form and return it to the Cattaraugus Planning Department in the William Seneca Building.

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