Pullar Stadium one of four finalists for Kraft Hockeyville USA. Get ready to vote, vote and vote APRIL 21-22!
Businesses, share this with you staff, vendors and anyone you can think of. Attached is a jpeg for your social media or website, flyer and postcards to print. Thank you for your support.
Congratulation, voters, you did this! Your votes in phase one got us in the top four, but now we need you to make an even bigger push. From family in California to friends in Alaska, we need you to ask them all to vote. This is beyond what just one state can do, even if we are Pure Michigan. Please help Sault Ste. Marie to be named Hockeyville USA! It is now Michigan against Pennsylvania, lets show them what kind of fans we have in Michigan. Our reward for voting a full 150 times a day? We’ll have a better chance at the $150,000 for the Pullar Stadium, a preseason NHL hockey game and the title of Hockeyville USA. This would be a game changer for our community. The second voting phase is April 21-22.
Each eligible voter can vote fifty times per method per day during each of the two days. This equals 150 votes per person per day. Every vote counts and is immensely helpful.
Voting methods (a) Visit www.krafthockeyville.com, click on Pullar and follow the instructions to vote. (b) Use a two-way text-messaging capable device and text PULLAR to 35350 to vote. Combined total of 50 texts and calls per device, message and data rates may apply. (c) Call (855) 255-5975, listen to the prompts and select Pullar Stadium. 50 calls can be placed per landline.
Voting phase two, April 21-22 If Pullar Stadium is one of the two finalists we move to phase three, April 27-29. If Pullar Stadium receives the highest number of votes, it wins $150,000 and a pre-season NHL game. Each voting phase begins at 12 a.m. on the first day, and ends at 11:59 p.m. on the last day.
Disclaimer Use of any automated system to vote or subvert the voting process is prohibited and will result in disqualification and all associated votes will be void. Votes generated by script, macro or other automated means or any other means intended to impact the integrity of the voting process, as determined by the sponsor in its sole discretion, may be void.
For a full set of rules, please visit www.krafthockeyville.com/rule.
Thank you for your support!
Linda K. Hoath, executive director, Sault Area Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Sault Tribe Board of Directors holds regular meeting in Munising April 21
SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. - A regular meeting of the Sault Tribe Board of Directors will be held at the Munising Tribal Center starting at 6 p.m. on April 21. The meeting will be preceded by "Matters Raised by the Membership" from 5 to 6 p.m.
Resolutions on the agenda are: Budget Modifications: Healthy Start/Family Spirit, NAR Housing-Sanitation, Nunn's Creek, IRR Roads, IRR Road Maintenance, Tribal Court Enhancement, Northern Hospitality; Wequayoc Cemetery Temporary Sexton; MIEA-Delegate Appointment; MIEA - Alternate Delegate Appointment; and Munising Culture Camp Planning.
Under New Business, the board will consider Committee Appointments, Reaffirm/Rescind Sault Tribe's Representatives, Vote to Adopt Chippewa Ottawa Resource Authority (CORA) Stipulation, and Appoint Board Designee to Great Lakes Conservation Committee/CORA.
Pullar Stadium named Hockeyville finalist. Get ready to vote!
We are making a push across the state of Michigan and beyond to help Sault Ste. Marie be named Hockeyville USA - but we need your help! Please be a part of Sault Ste. Marie history as we vie for $150,000 to benefit the Pullar Stadium in the Kraft Hockeyville competition. We are asking for your assistance in the voting process. Aside from the money, winning this contest would put Sault Ste. Marie in front of the United States and Canada and would be an enormous boost to the local Sault Ste. Marie economy. The first voting phase is April 14-16, 2015.
Each eligible voter can vote 50 times per method per day during each of the three Voting Phases. This could equal at least 150 votes per person per day, which is why it would be a huge help and greatly appreciated if you could take a moment to vote each day and to forward this information to friends, family, staff - anyone!
(a) Visit www.krafthockeyville.com/ to click on Pullar Stadium and follow the instructions to vote
(b) Text PULLAR to 35350 to vote. Message and data rates may apply.
(c) Call 1-855-255-5975 and follow the instructions to vote for the Pullar
Voting Phase 1: April 14-16, 2015
If the Pullar Stadium is one of the four finalists we move to Phase 2
Voting Phase 2: April 21-22, 2015
If the Pullar Stadium is one of the 2 finalists we move to Phase 3
Voting Phase 3: April 27-29, 2015
If the Pullar Stadium receives the highest number of votes it will win the $150,000!
(Each Voting Phase begins at 12 a.m. on the first day and ends at 11:59 p.m. on the last day of the phase.)
Third Annual Women’s Health Fair
Thursday, May 21
Hessel Tribal Center
10 a.m. - 5 p.m., lunch provided
For young ladies, mothers, sisters, aunties and grandmothers
Limited to 30 participants
See flyer for details!
Sault Tribe Board of Directors holds regular meeting in Kincheloe April 7
SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. - A regular meeting of the Sault Tribe Board of Directors will be held at the Kinross Recreation Center starting at 6 p.m. on April 7. The meeting will be preceded by "Matters Raised by the Membership" from 5 to 6 p.m.
Resolutions on the agenda are: three Partial Waivers; Open New Deposit Account - Housing; Renaming Cultural Committee and Amending Bylaws; Membership on JKL Fiduciary Committee; Res. 2013-188 and Establishing a Wage Freeze; and Budget Modifications: ACFS - Binogii and Native Employment Works, Tribal Ops and EDC Director.
Under new business, the board will consider a disenrollment and various committee actions
April 2015 committee vacancies
• Health Board - One vacancy (four-year term)
• Inland Conservation Committee – Two vacancies (four-year term)
• Child Welfare Committee - One vacancy (four-year terms). Applicants must pass a background check.
• Election Committee - Two vacancies (four-year terms)
• Special Needs/Enrollment Committee - Five vacancies (two-year terms)
• Housing Commission - One Unit IV vacancy (four-year term)
• Anishinaabe Cultural Committee – One vacancy (women, four-year term), two vacancies (men, four-year terms)
• Sault Ste. Marie Elders Subcommittee - One regular vacancy (four-year term)
• Newberry Elders Subcommittee - Two regular vacancies (four-year term)
• Hessel Elders Subcommittee - One regular and one alternate vacancy (four-year term)
• Naubinway Elders Subcommittee – Four regular vacancies (four-year term)
• Escanaba Elders Subcommittee - Two regular vacancies and one alternate vacancy (four-year term)
• Munising Elders Subcommittee - One regular vacancy (four-year term)
• St. Ignace Elders Subcommittee - One regular vacancy (four-year term)
• Marquette Elders Subcommittee – Two regular vacancies and one alternate vacancy (four-year term)
• Manistique Elders Subcommittee – One regular and one alternate vacancy (four-year term)
Spring Women’s Health Enrichment Gathering
Manistique Area, Wednesday, April 29, 2015, starts at 4 p.m.
Native American communities recognize the important role that women play as providers caring for the basic needs of our children and families. Healthy women create healthy communities. Join us for an opportunity to share and learn about some of the more Traditional Anishinabe ways of life. This gathering will be a casual experience for women interested in learning about incorporating more Native culture into their everyday lives.
• Sacred and Current Uses of Tobacco - Jaime Paradise and Patty Teeples
• The Sacredness of Water, its Feminine Spirit and the Water Ceremony - Mary Beth LaVeque
• Anishinabe Language: A Simple Lesson with Song - Alice Carley
• How to Locate, Purchase and Use Local and Traditional Foods - Gail Sulander
• Tribal Services Information Table - Kellie Lakosky
A potluck feast will follow activities. Beverages will be provided.
Call Gail or Jaime at 906-341-8469 to sign up.
We welcome all women in the community to join us.
Official Board Statement on JKL Bahweting PSA
The following was released by the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians Board of Directors at its March 24, 2015, meeting:
In an effort to clarify any misconceptions regarding the Joseph K. Lumsden Bahweting PSA, the Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indian is providing the following statements:
— The current lease between the tribe and the Joseph K. Lumsden Bahweting PSA is not expired, nor expiring in the near future.
— The tribal Board of Directors is committed to the future growth of the Joseph K. Lumsden Bahweting PSA and all of our community's children.
— The tribe is currently working towards expanding the gymnasium and cafeteria areas within the Joseph K. Lumsden Bahweting PSA and has previously taken action by resolution to authorize the purchase of the parcels adjacent to the Joseph K. Lumsden Bahweting PSA for future expansion purposes.
— The school is not closing!
Sault Tribe Board of Directors meets in Manistique on March 24
SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. - A regular meeting of the Sault Tribe Board of Directors is set for the Manistique Tribal Center starting at 6 p.m. on March 24. The meeting will be preceded by a hearing of member's concerns from 5 to 6 p.m.
Resolutions on the agenda: Budget Modifications/Establishing Budget: FY 2014 Year End Reconciliations, Am Indian Sub Abuse and IHS Aftercare, Binogii and Native Employment Works, Child Care Center, Youth Development Fund, MI Public Health Institute Community Research Grant, Tribal Operations, IHS Special Diabetes-NIHB, Inland Fish and Wildlife GLRI, FY 15 Gov't Capital Purchases, FY 16 Budget Document 001, Continuing Funding Authority; Modifying Health Center Service Delivery Model/Benefit Eligibility Policy; Am. Tribal Code Ch. 16: Removal from Office Constituency Requirement; Direct Board Member Concerns Added to Board Meeting Agenda/Minutes; Market Study Concerning Possible Relocating Midjim Facility at St. Ignace; Market Study Concerning Possible Midjim Facility at Manistique; and Market Study Concerning Possible Midjim Facility at Various Locations.
Under new business will be Committee Appointments/Resignations.
Sault 17th annual Family Celebration
The 17th annual Family Celebration as part of Parenting Awareness Month is coming Thursday, March 19, 5-7 p.m., at the Chi Mukwa Community Recreation Center in Sault Ste. Marie featuring free pizza and snacks, free ice skating and skate use, bounce house, games and prizes awarded throughout the night!
Local organizations and businesses ready to greet you at tables with program information for parents and interactive activities for children. Join us in celebrating your family at this totally free event! Parental supervision required.