Focus on the Rez

Royal Valley Middle School and High School concert choirs gave a performance this morning at the Fire Keepers Elder Center

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Royal Valley High School concert choir with children from the childcare center watching.

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Members of the Royal Valley Middle School choir.

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A large crowd attended today’s performance.

The PBP Trash Collection Service began yesterday on the common land.

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Charles Wakole in front of the new trash collection truck.

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The PBP Division of Planning and EPA is administering the new curbside service.

Firekeeper Golf Course management staff getting ready for April 1 opening

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Left to right:  Morgan Rockhold, food & beverage manager, Junior Wahweotten, Tribal Council liaison for golf course, Randy Towner, head golf pro, and Michael Powell, assistant golf pro met yesterday at the clubhouse.  Rockhold is the newest addition to the management staff and came on board Feb. 15.

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Inside the clubhouse and getting some advice on setting up the snack bar  from PBP Director of Construction/Maintenance Carl Matousek, left, is Rockhold and Powell.

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Rockhold and Tanner going over some financial items. The staff has invited tribal members to help them do a test run of the clubhouse on March 28-29.  Members can enjoy free golf but refreshments and clubhouse items will be for sale. Call 785.966.2100 to reserve a tee-time.

The Potawatomi Fire Department hosted a monthly emergency services meeting that brought regional fire department personnel together 

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Fire chiefs and other leaders from northeast Kansas with four staff from the Nation’s fire department met Wednesday at the old tribal court building that has been converted into a meeting place.

The Lands Department crew delivered buffalo meat harvested from the Tribe’s herd to Fire Keepers Elder Center last Tuesday

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Left to right:  Chris DeCoteau, Duane Daugherty, Elliot Masquat, Jason Davis, Travis Darnall, and Russell Jim from the Lands Department delivered 700-800 pounds of buffalo meat and a buffalo head to the Center.