Monthly Archives: April 2010

Names of Tribal Council/Gaming Commission Election Candidates

April 30, 2010 –   MAYETTA:  Individuals who have declared their candidacy for the Tribal Council/Gaming Commission Election are:  Chairman- Steve Ortiz and Theresa L. Murray; Secretary-Dawn “Sogi” LeClere, James M. Potter,  Paul Vega and Noah Wahquahboshkuk; Council Person-Juanita Jessepe, … Continue reading

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Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Launches ShabehnayReservation.com Website

April 28, 2010 – SHABBONA – Bolstering its union with the local community, the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation on Tuesday launched www.ShabehnayReservation.com detailing the Nation’s centuries-long ties to the local community and detailing its plans to create jobs and boost the local … Continue reading

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Carl Matousek Awarded Employee of the Year: Bill Jim Employee of the Quarter

April 23, 2010 – Carl Matousek was selected as the Employee of the Year and was honored at today’s All-Employee quarterly meeting.  Carl is the director of construction/maintenance. Bill Jim was selected Employee of the Quarter and works for Road … Continue reading

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Student Recognition Night Held

April 22, 2010 – MAYETTA:  The rain held off so that Student Recognition Night could be held out of doors last night in Prairie Peoples Park. Each year students in the Johnson O’Malley (JOM) program, PBPN Boys/Girls Club, PBPN Education … Continue reading

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Photos from Earth Day Celebration

April 19, 2010 – MAYETTA:  The 12th Annual Earth Day was held yesterday at Prairie Peoples Park on the reservation.  Below are some photos taken during the day.   People got lots of exercise in several events including the 3-mile … Continue reading

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Watch Junior Wahweotten on KSNT-27News Sports Cast Tonight

April 16, 2010 –   Junior Wahweotten, left, took Johnny Kane, sports anchor for KSNT-27 News of Topeka, on a tour of the Firekeeper Golf Course Wednesday morning and parts of that tour are scheduled for airing tonight on Kane’s sports … Continue reading

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Tribal Council and Gaming Commission Election Underway

April 14, 2010 – MAYETTA:  Election notices were mailed to tribal members on April 12 for the Tribal Council/Gaming Commission Election and the timeframe for  filing to declare candidacy began today.  Individuals who want to run  have until April 30 to … Continue reading

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Firekeepers Art Market Snaps

April 13, 2010 – The Firekeepers Art Market was held last Saturday in one of the Prairie Band Casino & Resort convention center rooms.  It was sponsored by the Firekeepers Elder Center. LaVerne Hale, Activities Coordinator for the Firekeepers Elder … Continue reading

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PBPN Receives Funding for Food Distribution As Part of American Recovery & Reinvestment Act

April 12, 2010 –    MAYETTA:  The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation is one of several Indian tribal organizations and states operating a Food Distribution Program on an Indian Reservation (FDPIR) that will receive $112,000 of over $4.5 million in American … Continue reading

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Charitable Contributions Ceremony Held Today

April 08, 2010 – MAYETTA:  An awards ceremony was held today at the casino for the recipients of the 1st Quarter Charitable Contributions donations that amounted to $86,800.  Thirty-one groups received awards. Jane Metzger, Meals on Wheels, signs in for the … Continue reading

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