It has been a while since our last update but we are still striving to provide services to our consumers in Lake and Sanders County’s.
In the last few months, we have been holding peer meetings and trying to get more actively involved with the schools, community events, and Summit ILC sponsored activities in order to provide more services to members in our small communities.
One of the biggest potential changes that we are currently working on is with the local Peoples’ First Chapter in Lake County. We are working with the chapter about Summit once again being in an advisory role and working closer with People First members to achieve their goals.
As we continue to work harmoniously with diverse races, sexes, person with varying abilities and cultures, we are partnering with the Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes to better reach out to the Native American population here on the Flathead Indian Reservation. We have developed a presentation for the Tribal Elder’s Advisory committee. The Tribal Elder’s Advisory committee advises all departments and programs within the tribal government by adopting traditional principles and values that will provide sound environmental stewardship to preserve, perpetuate, protect and enhance natural resources and ecosystems including our most precious resource, our people.
We welcome and congratulate the new Salish Kootenai College President. We have been in contact with the college to try to see if we can implement the Living Well with a Disability classes on their campus. Presently, we have Scott & Michelle Williamson facilitating the Living Well classes and we certainly appreciate the great job they both are doing here in Lake County.
Summit would like to thank John Gallaher for all of his efforts as a peer, friend and mentor. All of his hard work has truly been a blessing. We would also like to thank Sandra Davis for all of her kind acts of unselfishness to all of the local community members she has reached out to. Summit also welcomes D’Arla Morgan, soon to be one of our newest peers in Sanders County. We truly look forward having her with us here at Summit ILC.
We hope all of you had a safe and enjoyable holiday season with your loved ones and we look forward to continuing to serve you in 2010.
I hope you always consider us as a valuable resource to assist you with your needs and concerns. Give our office a call anytime at 1-(866)-230-6936 or at 676-0190.