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 Mel Tillis Reschedules Show at Casino
Due to medical issues, Mel Tillis will not be with the Ozark Jubilee at the casino who will still be performing on April 26.  Read More
 Election Declaration to File Update

Latest Declaration of Candidacy filing postings from Member Services/Election Board.

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 Charitable Contributions Ceremony Held

A Charitable Contributions ceremony was held today at the casino. 

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 A Letter from Class Counsel on Second Payments Under Cobell Settlement
A Letter from Class Counsel was issued recently regarding the second payments under the Cobell settlement and details can be found on the Indian Trust Settlement website. Read More
 Take Back the Night Walk Held
Tribal Victim Services sponsored  its 2014 Take Back the Night walk in Prairie Peoples Park last Friday evening.  Read More
 Spring Well-Child Clinic Has Big Turnout
There were forty children who particpated in the  PBP Early Childhood Education Center well-child clinic held last Friday for children 3-5 years of age. Read More
 Youth Language Wins Awards
The PBPN Youth Language program competed in the 2014 Oklahoma Native American Youth Language Fair and took thome three awards. Read More
 Casino to Host Tasting & Toasting Dinner Series
The Prairie Band Casino & Resort announces their second annual Tasting & Toasting dinner series.  Read More
 Interior Announces First Transfer from Land Buy-Back Program to Cobell Education Fund
According to a White House media release, the DOI announced today that quarterly transfers of funds to the Cobell Education Scholarship Fund will begin this week. Read More
 April is Alcohol Awareness Month

The PBPN Behavioral Health Program Alcohol & Drug Recovery Services is promoting April as Alcohol Awareness Month and is providing alcohol awareness information.

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 Health Insurance Options for American Indians & Alaska Natives
The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Division of Tribal Affairs has provided a video for tribal communities, like the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation,  to learn about the Affordable Care Act and specific provisions for American Indians and Alaska Natives.  Read More
 Education Department Sponsors College & Career Fair
The Department of Education sponsored a College and Career Fair today at the Prairie Band Casino & Resort.  Read More
 Branson Concert Series Announced by the Prairie Band Casino & Resort
Mel Tillis and the Ozark Jubilee, The Osmond Brothers, and Yakov Smirnoff will each perform in a Branson Concert series at the Prairie Band Casino & Resort over the next six months.  Read More
 Breast Cancer Awareness Training Held
A Breast Cancer Awareness Training was held today at the Bingo Hall.  Read More
 Casino Women Leaders Volunteer for Meals on Wheels
Ten women leaders from the Prairie Band Casino & Resort will deliver meals to senior citizens in Shawnee and Jefferson Counties tomorrow as part of the casino's volunteer efforts with the Meals on Wheels program.     Read More
 Old Dance Ground Photo Featured on Home Page
The weathered building photo featured as one of the home page flash images is of the old dance ground building that was located on 142nd Road and used as a meeting place for the Prarie Band Potawatomi for many years.  Read More
 National Tribal Day of Action on Affordable Care Act
A White House Blog from David Agnew, Director of Intergovernmental Affairs, regarding National Tribal Day of Action for Affordable Care Act Enrollment for Native American people.  Read More
 Firekeeper Golf Preseason Tune-Up To Be Held

The Firekeeper Golf Academy will sponsor a preseason tune-up on April 6 at 9.a.m. led by lead instructor Josh Nahm.  Golf basics will be held and Nike Golf will be on hand to give demonstrations of their latest equipment. Call 785.966.2100 for details.

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 Country Star Josh Turner To Perform At Casino
Josh Turner will be performing  at the Prairie Band Casino & Resort on May 25th.  Tickets go on sale March 28 at the Gift Shop in the Casino.  Read More
 Scott Aikin Appointed National Native American Liaison for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Tribal Member Scott Aikin has been appointed the Native American Liaison for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Read More
 Brenda Catron Wins Employee of the Year
Brenda Catron was awarded the  Employee of the Year today at the All-Employee Meeting.  Robbie Lange won Employee of the Quarter and here are some other photos from today's meeting. Read More
 Kassie James Selected as American Indian College Fund Student of the Year
Kassie James, PBPN, has been selected as one of two students at Haskell Indian Nations University for Student of the Year by the American Indian College Fund.    Read More
 Tribal Members Need to Keep Mailing Address Current With Per Cap
The Per Capita office urges all members to keep their mailing addresses current for upcoming payments and tax forms.  All changes must be authenticated by tribal member signature. Read More
 U.S. Treasury Issues Tax Guidance on Per Capita Tribal Payments for Funds Held in Trust by Interior
The U.S. Department of the Treasury and I.R.S. have issued tax guidance on funds held in trust by the Secretary of Interior for members of Indian tribes.  In general, per capita payments will not be subject to federal income tax, according to the media release from the U.S. Treasury office. Read More
 NCAI Celebrates One Year Anniversary of Passage of Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act
The National Congress of American Indians announced that today is the one year anniversary of the passage of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act signed into law by President Obama in 2013. Read More
 President Releases Indian Affairs Budget Requests for Indian Affairs
According to a press release from the Office of Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs, President Obama released his budget requests for FY 2015 concerning Indian Affairs today in Washington, D.C.  Read More
 Former Health Center Board Members Recognized

The first Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation (PBPN)  Health System Committee was recognized today by Tribal Council with a plaque that lists their names and will be hung in the PBPN Health Center.    

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