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4th Annual Arrest Hunger Food Drive

Help Fight Hunger In Our Community! The 4th Annual Arrest Hunger Food Drive is  currently being held from November 1st through November 25th.  If you would like to donate, simply use a grocery bag and place outside your door on Nov 21-22 and it will be collected. Your support is greatly appreciated!

During the Meskwaki Veterans Powwow at the Meskwaki High School on Saturday, November 9th there will be a donation box available to place food drive donations.

On November 21st and 22nd the Probation department, Police Department and Diabetes Program will be collecting donations from each home and tribal office, (please leave outside your door).

On November 25th from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm community members may come to the Tribal Center to pick-up donations.

For more information please call (641) 484-9285.

The 4th Annual Arrest Hunger Food Drive is sponsored by: Meskwaki Nation Probation Department, Meskwaki Nation Police Department, Meskwaki Diabetes Program.

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Guest Speaker Pee Wee Harrison at MHS

On Tuesday, November 5th Meskwaki High School held an assembly with Guest Speaker Les “Pee Wee” Harrison who is a former Harlem Globetrotter. Also in attendance were Iowa Star Conference South High School students. Pee Wee has a nationally recognized Youth Character Education program (Anti-Bullying-A.P.P.L.A.U.S.E.) and inspires transitional change from Management to Leadership with his corporate motivational speaking. Pee Wee tours the country, using his crowd-pleasing ball tricks engaging students while promoting messages of civic responsibility.

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Neighborhood Watch Forum

You’re Invited to a Community Forum to discuss the implementation of “Neighborhood Watch” groups on the Settlement

Wednesday, November 20th at the Tribal Center Gym. Meeting will begin at 5:30 pm and end at 7:00 pm, dinner will be served at 5:30.

Working together we can make a difference!

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Nomination Meeting Tonight

NOTICE OF NOMINATION MEETING:

A Nomination Meeting will be held on NOVEMBER 5, 2019 in the Tribal Gymnasium at the Sac and Fox Tribal Center on the Meskwaki Settlement at 7:00 pm.

If the attendance is less than 30% of eligible voters of the Tribe at the first Nomination Meeting, a second Nomination Meeting will be held on Wednesday, NOVEMBER 6, 2019 at 7:00 pm.

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Culinary Mentorship Informational Meeting

Meskwaki Food Sovereignty is excited to announce a new mentorship program starting in December 2019.

The Indigenous Foods Culinary Mentorship program will be open to any community member interested in working with ancestral foods using both traditional and modern cooking methods. Find out more information at our upcoming meeting on Wednesday, November 20th.

This Informational Meeting will be on Wed., Nov. 20th starting at 5:00 pm in the Tribal Center Snack Bar. Light refreshments will be served. If you are interested but unable to attend please call us at (641) 484-9584.

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