Charitable Contributions Ceremony to be Held Thursday

MAYETTA:  The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation (PBPN) will present checks to 27 organizations totaling $88,807 on October 13 at 10 a.m. at a ceremony at the Prairie Band Casino & Resort.  Areas that are focused on when determining the distribution of funds include groups involved in education, health and community services, environmental protection and preservation, and religious organizations that have an impact on the spiritual wellness and quality of life for all.

Six members from the PBPN Charitable Contributions Committee and Tribal Council are expected to be on hand to deliver the checks to the following groups:

Breaking Camp Corporation ($2,500)

Lawrence Community Shelter, Inc. ($5,000)

Shawnee County Allied Tribes ($4,000)

Washburn University Foundation ($5,000)

Woodland Boys & Girls Club ($3,000)

Housing & Credit Counseling ($5,000)

Circlefest ($1,000)

Four Winds Native Center ($5,000)

Inter-Faith Ministries ($4,000)

Topeka Performing Arts Center ($3,500)

Capital City Friends of the NRA ($2,000)

American Heart Association ($6,000)

KSDS, Inc. ($5,000)

Brewster Place ($1,800)

Morning Star ($2,343)

Sheltered Living Inc. ($2,500)

North Topeka Saddle Club ($200)

Topeka Public Schools Indian Ed Program ($1,500)

St. Matthew Catholic Church ($2,500)

Holton Community Health ($2,500)

Horton High School Student Council ($650)

St. Francis Health Center Foundation ($5,000)

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Topeka ($1,000)

Topeka Symphony ($1,000)

Topeka North Outreach Inc. ($5,000)

Audio Reader ($1,000)

USD #337 Royal Valley School ($10,814)