Club kicks off summer, bids farewell to leader

Pictured (left to right): Program Specialist Augusta Burch, Rocha, Council Lady Ramona Y. Eagle and board member Hilda Burch pose for a photo after presenting Rocha with a Pendleton blanket.
Young tribal member D’Vondra Garcia takes a break in the shade with a slice of watermelon.
Bruce Leclaire, who succeeds Rocha as chief professional officer, introduces himself to club members.
The club members line up in anticipation of food.
Pictured (left to right): Program Specialist Augusta Burch, Rocha, Council Lady Ramona Y. Eagle and board member Hilda Burch pose for a photo after presenting Rocha with a Pendleton blanket.
Young tribal member D’Vondra Garcia takes a break in the shade with a slice of watermelon.
Bruce Leclaire, who succeeds Rocha as chief professional officer, introduces himself to club members.
The club members line up in anticipation of food.
Ace Stryker | Southern Ute Drum
Ace Stryker | Southern Ute Drum
Ace Stryker | Southern Ute Drum
Ace Stryker | Southern Ute Drum

The Boys & Girls Club of the Southern Ute Indian Tribe hosted its summer kickoff barbecue at the SunUte Community Center playground on Tuesday, June 11. Dozens of kids lined up for hamburgers, hot dogs and horseplay. The club and Southern Ute Indian Tribal Council also bid farewell to Chief Professional Officer Marissa Rocha on her last day.

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