Cherokee Nation donates $30,000 to community organizations

03/18/2014


(L to R) Murrow Indian Children’s Home Program Director Ron Tanyan, Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker and Deputy Chief S. Joe Crittenden.

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — The Cherokee Nation donated nearly $30,000 on Monday to community organizations in Muskogee, Rogers and Delaware counties.

Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker and Deputy Chief S. Joe Crittenden presented checks to the following:

$10,000 to Murrow Indian Children’s Home in Muskogee to help the foster home for Native American children with education and cultural activities
$10,000 to the Rogers County Coalition to bring in new playground equipment, a labyrinth and a teaching garden as part of the Will Rogers Park renovation project in Claremore
$7,500 to the Indian Women’s Pocahontas Club in Claremore for college scholarships for Cherokee students
$2,000 to the National Green Country Giggers Association from Jay for their April fishing tournament on Lake Eucha


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