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Page 20 THE QUODDY TIDES 9 February, 2018 Pleasant Point shore The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing to sta- bilize approximately 1,500 feet of shore- line that is eroding at Pleasant Point. The erosion is threatening to damage homes and other facilities. The purpose of the proposed emergen- cy shoreline protection project is to pre- vent ongoing shoreline erosion in front of tribal housing, a church and an elderly center by constructing a 1,500-foot-long riprap revetment. Tribe-owned facilities may be at risk from further erosion unless immediate action is taken to stabilize the shoreline. The 36-foot-wide stone riprap revet- ment design consists of a geotextile fabric overlain by an 18-inch layer of core stone, an 18-inch layer of under stone and a 42- inch thick layer of armor stone riprap on a 1:1.5 vertical to horizontal slope. Con- OHIO BROOK DISPOSAL Cannabis YOU'VE HAD THE REST, NOW TRY THE BEST! Excellent product starting at $40 a quarter or $150 an ounce. I have been a patient/provider for 12 years and have developed several strains which are useful in treating many ailments. This is real medicine, not what passes for it today, and it is all very high quality product. Being a pa- tient for many years prior to providing, I understand the problems a patient faces and am here to help you. My prices are compassionate. I have im- mediate openings, and medicine is readily available. Call 207-214-8961 for more in- formation. Out-of-state patients ac- cepted with proper credentials. protection proposed struction is expected to take four to six months. Construction will be completed during the low portion of the tidal cycle. The proposed revetment will tie into the southern section of a newly constructed 300-foot revetment in front of the waste- water treatment plant. A draft environmental assessment and finding of no significant impact are avail- able for review at the website . The public notice, with more detailed information, is available for review at under plan- ning public notices. Public comments on this proposed shoreline stabilization project should be forwarded no later than February 27 to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New En- gland District, Planning Division, Attn: Mr. Kevin Foster, 696 Virginia Road, Concord, MA 01742-2751 or by e-mail to . Residential & Commercial Services Dumpsters 2 yard - 10 yard Rolloffs 20 yard. Call Shane at 726-9581 obdshane@gmail.com ohiobrookdisposal.com MEETING ON RECOVERY ing at 5 p.m. at the Beatrice Rafferty Those interested in helping community School cafeteria. On the agenda is the members seeking recovery are invited to 2018 elver season. All tribal members are attend a potluck dinner and discussion on welcome to attend and comment. Thursday, February 15, from 5:30 to 7 ELDERS' BRUNCH p.m. at the community center on Koluskap An elders' brunch is scheduled for Sat- Road. Among the topics discussed will be urday, February 17, from 12 noon to 3 ways to build a community of recovery, p.m. Everyone is invited to join in for a how one can receive volunteer training to meal, stories and games. Bring your fa- be a Healthy Acadia recovery coach or a vorite potluck dish to share. For more in- Sipayik Project Hope Angel, and identify- formation, please contact Holly Cleaves ing what supports are needed for those in at 214-9736 or Nichole Altvater at 951- search of recovery. 5128. This event is sponsored by Wabana- For information, contact Susanne at ki Public Health and community , members. ELVER APPLICATIONS BENEFIT RAFFLE Pleasant Point has started taking appli- cations for tribal licenses for the upcom- A fundraiser for David Nicholas will be ing elver season. Applications may be held on Saturday, February 1.7, from 11 dropped off at the tribal administration a.m. to 4 p.m. at the youth and rec build- office located on 136 County Road or ing to raise money for travel, food and mailed to Tribal Fisheries, PO Box 343, other expenses while he is receiving treat- Perry, ME 04667. The fee for the applica- ment for cancer. To donate or help with tion is $25; however, those 55 and older this raffle, please see Denise Altvater, Ber- do not have to pay the fee. The deadline nice Greeley, Sandra Yarmal or Lori for the completed application form and Keezer. There will also be a bake sale on fee is Friday, February 16, by4 p.m. Ap- this day, so if you would like to donate a plications will not be accepted after that dessert please do so. date. AROUND AND ABOUT JOINT TRIBAL COUNCIL Sincerest condolences go out to the A Joint Tribal Council meeting has family and friends of Clifford Mitchell, been set for Monday, February 12, start- who passed away on January 31. Scholarship honors Passamaquoddy artist A new scholarship has been created in unique, culturally important spaces and partnership with First People's Fund and resources. the Maine Community Foundation in hon- As an educator, Bridges inspired thou- or of Passamaquoddy artist and activist sands of people of all ages, backgrounds David Moses Bridges. A $10,000 lead gift and interests. Through his patient and pas- was made to establish the scholarship, sionate ability to share his traditions, which will support cultural, artistic and Bridges broke through cultural barriers environmental preservation work for art- and broke down stereotypes about Native ists, scholars, educators and environmen- people. In addition to teaching classes on tal activists whose efforts are focused on basketmaking and canoe building, he was the preservation of traditional resources, a talented educator who was able to talk knowledge and spaces that inspire Native about history, the ongoing struggle for works of art and cultural expression. Native rights and boatbuilding in class- This scholarship is inspired by the life, rooms, museums and public forums. art and activism of Bridges, who believed Tax-deductible contributions can be strongly that the preservation of natural made to support the scholarship and hon- spaces and passing on traditional knowl- or Bridge's legacy by visiting the Maine edge and skills from one generation to the Community Foundation website, clicking next was vital to the health of the environ- on "Give Now" and searching for the Dav- ment, people and communities. The schol- id Moses Bridges Scholarship Fund. arship will support connections between Awards will be made through the First master artists and apprentices, aspiring art- People's Fund, a nonprofit agency that ists, scholars, and elders; research and honors and supports the collective spirit publications inspired by and about Bridg- of First People's artists and culture bear- es and his work; and the preservation of ers. Washing.ton County Community C ollege One College Drive Calais, Maine 04619 (207) 454-1000 WCCC is an EO/AA Employer Follow us on social media: Download our App[ www, wccc,me,edu I Criminal JusUce Prepares graduates for entry-level positions relevant to law enforcement. Prepares students for upper division coursework at universities and colleges where a bachelors degree is desired. Program responds to the growing demand of law enforcement employees seeking to upgrade their skills and knowledge base for career advancement with a coflege degree Graduates of the program will be qualified for positions such as detectives and criminal investigators, correctional officers and jailers, TSA agents, homeland security officers, reserve officer, safety officers, intake worker positions, and jail transport officers. Human Services Students have the option to receive their Mental Health Rehabilitation Technician/Community (MHRT/C) and are eligible for Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) certification testing. Program prepares students in a number of areas to enter the human services or medical fields as entry- level caseworkers. The program provides opportunities for personal and professional growth through applied and classroom instruction, community involvement, and practical experience under direct supervision of professionals in local agencies. Positions available in the field include case managers in both the human services and medical fields, volunteer coordinators for various agencies, human service specialists, and substance abuse counselors.