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President Pagels speaks on Tuesday’s law enforcement incident and Thursday’s Pride Month flag raising, as well as acknowledging all the high school graduates. He provides good news about COVID statistics, availability of the Pfizer vaccine for ages 12-17, and group dining resuming at AOA.
AOA is reopening for congregate dining on Monday, June 7th. Capacity is limited and reservations are required.
Please call by 3pm the day before and leave a message to make reservations for lunch. More details on the flyer.
**AOA will only be open for congregate dining at this time. Access to the Elder Centers for activities, crafts, and trips will begin at a later date.**
President Pagels announces the availability of the Pfizer vaccine for ages 12-17 in early June through the Seneca Nation Health System. He also notes the recent return of the Red Jacket Peace Medal, tonight’s college graduates celebration event, and the official opening tomorrow of the new Seneca One Stop at the Buffalo Creek Territory.
We have a mingle with our elders, we talk about the Smoke Dance Contest, Ari talks about the movies, Brennen tells about the Newtown singers giveaway, and Lexi tells us about the bake sale/bake contest on Indian Hill.
The FCC has an Emergency Broadband Benefit program to help families and households struggling to afford internet service during the pandemic. Those who qualify and are located on qualifying Tribal lands can be eligible for up to $75 a month in assistance and can receive up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers. Check https://www.fcc.gov/broadbandbenefit to see you or your household quality. This program is not affiliated with Seneca Nation and is a Federal Communications Commission benefit program.
President Pagels addresses a recent rise in COVID cases in our community and reminds everyone that vaccines are available through the Health System for ages 16 and over. He also details plans for the official return of the Red Jacket Peace Medal to the Seneca Nation and announces a return to full capacity in-person regular Council session in June.
President Pagels discusses a milestone in our community's response to COVID-19, and the Nation extending another show of support to our local school districts. The President also talks about an important designation by President Biden, two recent community celebrations and the May 8 meeting of Council