CONTACT: Steve Tripp
TRIBE'S 2002 COMMUNITY GIVING CONTRIBUTES
$160,000 TO LOCAL CHARITIES, SCHOOLS AND OTHERS
During 2002, the Tribe donated more than $160,000 to local charities and programs throughout the 12-month period. Among these donations were contributions made to Prescott College Annual Fund Campaign, Prescott Symphony Guild—Promoting Classical Music for Young People, Prescott Frontier Days Rodeo, Yavapai Blind Center, the Arthritis Foundation, Yavapai County Food Bank, Make-A-Wish Foundation and the Arizona Council on Compulsive Gambling, as well as many other organizations.
"The Yavapai Tribe is indeed fortunate, and we are committed to sharing as much as possible with the tri-city community," said President Ernie Jones, Sr.
that the majority of the Tribe's charitable giving takes place prior to the
holiday season. However, he says, needs
arise throughout the year, and the Tribe helps address these community needs
whenever possible. In addition to
monetary donations already presented to area organizations during 2002, the
Tribe also challenged other local businesses to match their pledge of $40,000
to help build the City of
Located adjacent to the central
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