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SHAWNEE, OKLAHOMA The United Way will be able to continue funding for approximately 20 partner agencies in and around Pottawatomie County thanks to the generosity of Citizen Potawatomi Nation and its employees.
Vice Chairman Linda Capps, Citizen Potawatomi Nation
The United Way of Pottawatomie County received $55,000 in employee contributions and $5,000 from the tribe in 2012.
“The United Way does wonderful work for the children and families in our community,”
said Linda Capps, Vice Chairman, Citizen Potawatomi Nation.
“We're happy to be able to continue to contribute during a time when non-profits are seeing an increased need for funding so that they can serve our communities.”
Citizen Potawatomi Nation has made annual contributions to the United Way of Potawatomie County totaling more than $500,000 in the past decade.
"CPN is a wonderful partner to the United Way,"
said Audrey Seeliger, director, United Way of Pottawatomie County.
"These contributions assist the community in numerous ways, leading to more educated, happier and healthier lives for children and families."
The United Way of Pottawatomie County works to improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of the surrounding community to build a stronger America and improving people's lives.
Citizen Potawatomi Nation is a federally recognized government and has inherent sovereign status recognized by treaty and law. Citizen Potawatomi Nation owns and operates a variety of tribal enterprises including First National Bank, Grand Casino Resort, FireLake Discount Foods and the Community Development Corporation.
posted November 24, 2012 6:00 am est