Monthly Archives: July 2012

Burn Ban in Jackson County

July 31, 2012 – MAYETTA:  According to Captain Rick Swogger of the Potawatomi Tribal Fire Department, the Jackson County Board of County Commissioners imposed a County wide BURN BAN in the unincorporated areas of Jackson County Kansas yesterday afternoon.  This … Continue reading

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Rez-Lympics Fun in the Park

July 31, 2012 –MAYETTA:  Even though it was a hot day last Saturday on the reservation it did not stop families from coming to Rez-Lympics, a community event held  in Prairie Peoples Park.  Jennifer Hale who is with the PBPN Social Services Department … Continue reading

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President Signs HEARTH Act of 2012

July 30, 2012 –           Statement by the White House Press Secretary on H.R. 205   On Monday, July 30, 2012, the President signed into law:   H.R. 205, the “Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal … Continue reading

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Mitchell Wins Treasurer: Run Offs For Other Three Seats

Hattie Mitchell was all smiles after winning the treasurer position today at the Tribal Council election. In the photo with her is her brother Joe. July 28, 2012 – MAYETTA: Hattie Mitchell was the only winner in today’s Tribal Council election … Continue reading

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Weekend Update and Photo Snaps on the Rez

July 27, 2012 – MAYETTA:  This weekend is going to be a big one for the Prairie Band with the 2012 Tribal Council/Ethics Commission election on tap for tomorrow morning at the Bingo Hall and the Rez-Lympics community event that … Continue reading

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Tribal Council Election Coming Up Soon

July 20, 2012 – Election board members, left to right, Voncile Mitchell, Arlene Lingo and Sherri Landis during the first phase of the election in April.  Landis is the newest member of the board and was sworn in to office … Continue reading

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All-Employee Quarterly Meeting Held

July 20, 2012 – Hardy Eteeyan (far left) was recognized by Tribal Council today for 20 years of service to the Nation.  Next to him is Steve Ortiz, Jim Potter and Carrie O’Toole. Terry McDaniel was named the employee of … Continue reading

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Red Road Holistic Approach to Healing Workshop at Casino

July 19, 2012 – MAYETTA:  Approximately 150 people are registered for the Red Road Workshop being held  at the Prairie Band Casino & Resort. The workshop began yesterday and will run until 4 p.m. today. Gene D. Thin Elk (Lakota) is … Continue reading

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Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Vocational Rehabilitation Named ARPCT Business Partner of the Year

Left to right is Bob Shurden, director of the Cerebral Palsy Research Foundation school of adaptive computer training, with Morris Taylor, director of the PBPN Vocational Rehabilitation Program. July 13, 2012 –  MAYETTA: The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation (PBPN) Vocational Rehabilitation … Continue reading

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Charitable Contributions Ceremony Held

July 12, 2012 – MAYETTA:  The 2nd quarter charitable contributions award ceremony was held today where $91,000 was distributed to 25 organizations at the Prairie Band Casino & Resort.  PBPN Chairman Steve Ortiz was emcee for the event that was hosted … Continue reading

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