Monthly Archives: August 2012

Swearing In Ceremony For New Council Members Held

August 30, 2012 – The new PBPN Tribal Council are, left to right, Junior Wahweotten, Hattie Mitchell (treasurer), Carrie O’Toole, Tom Wabnum, Jim Potter (secretary), Joyce Guerrero (vice chairperson)  and Steve Ortiz (chairperson).  The Council was photographed following the Swearing … Continue reading

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Prairie Band Casino & Resort Ranks in 20 Best of Topeka Awards: Takes Five 1st Place Wins

August 27, 2012 –   MAYETTA:  For the fifteenth year in a row the Prairie Band Casino & Resort (PBC&R) ranked 1st place in the Best Casino category in Topeka Capital-Journal’s Best of Contest for 2012.  For the award, the … Continue reading

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Tribal Council Run-Off Election Results and Photos

August 25, 2012 – MAYETTA:  Joyce Kitchkommie Guerrero, Thomas M. Wabnum (Mektewzi or Hoppy) and Carrie Wabuansee  O’Toole won seats on the Tribal Council this morning.  There were 874 votes counted in an open meeting of the tribal membership at the Rock Building. The vote … Continue reading

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We-Ta-Se Color Guard Place at National American Legion Color Guard Competition

August 25, 2012 – MAYETTA:  The We-Ta-Se Color Guard took third place in the Open Military Class competition and ninth place at the Advancing and Retiring Colors competiton at the 94th Annual American Legion National Conference held in Indianapolis Aug. 24. Seven … Continue reading

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Boys & Girls Club Charitable Golf Fundraiser

August 22, 2012 – The 10th Annual Boys and Girls Club charity fundraiser kicked off this morning at Firekeeper Golf Course.  Foursome teams were organized and sponsors whose logos are seen above also donated to the club. At the registration table is … Continue reading

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National Interagency Agreement Offers Convenience to Veterans on Drug Refills

August 20, 2012 –   WASHINGTON – Nearly 250,000 patients served by the Indian Health Service (IHS) have utilized a prescription service available through an interagency agreement between IHS and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.   “Federal partners such … Continue reading

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We-Ta-Se Color Guard Ready For National American Legion Competition

August 17, 2012 – Left to right:  Jim Potts, Lorrie Wahwassuck, Tim Ramirez, John Melchior, Charles Wakole, Robert Jackson and Frank Shopteese.  MAYETTA: A good crowd from the PBPN community turned out today to watch a dress rehearsal of We-Ta-Se … Continue reading

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Prairie Band Casino & Resort Wins Romero Marketing Awards for 2012

August 13, 2012 –   MAYETTA: Representatives from Prairie Band Casino & Resort were in Las Vegas, NV recently and accepted two 2012 Romero Awards and two mentions for excellence in casino marketing programs.  This marks the second year in … Continue reading

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PBPN Arrive Home From Journey to the Gathering

August 13, 2012 – MAYETTA:  The bus that carried some PBPN elders arrived back at the reservation this afternoon and below are some photos of tribal members getting off the bus who were greeted back home by family and friends. … Continue reading

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Swearing in Ceremony for Hattie Mitchell Thursday

August 01, 2012 – MAYETTA:  Hattie Mitchell will be sworn in to the Tribal Council on Thursday, August 2 at the Rock/Community building at 9:30 a.m.  In the Tribal Council/Ethics Commission election held last Saturday she beat Paul Vega and … Continue reading

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