November 16, 2012 –
Traditional foods were served.
People waited in line.
Diners filled out surveys before eating.
Eddie Joe Mitchell is on the Diabetes Program staff and organized the dinner.
An exhibit table was manned by K-State and Haskell Indian Nations University who sponsored a gardening project last summer with the PBPN Diabetes Program.
Participants received a prize for filling out a survey on their native food and gardening preferences.
Enjoying a buffalo rib.
A television spot that appeared on KSNT-27 TV last night about boxer Marcus Oliveira, who lives on the PBPN reservation, was shown during the dinner.
Lifestyle Fitness Coach Cody Wilson visits with diners and gives a few tips about diabetes prevention. Wilson also works in the Diabetes Program.
Janet Bair-Carpenter and Kathy Sterbenz served up drinks for the crowd. Bair-Carpenter is the director of Social Services and Sterbenz is an RN for the Diabetes Program.