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Farmers Market Vouchers Available!

A limited number of farm market vouchers will be distributed
When: THIS FRIDAY, July 21st starting at NOON
Where: Menominee Farmer’s Market at the College of Menominee Nation

Open to income-eligible residents of the Menominee Reservation age 55 and over
(please complete attached eligibility agreement in advance or on-site)
One set of vouchers per household

Vouchers can be picked up by proxy; proxies need to bring a signed statement from the eligible senior designating that person as their proxy; and include senior’s complete address, phone number and date of birth.

Contact Scott Krueger with any questions or for more details: 715-799-5443

Scott Krueger RD, CD, CDE
Menominee Tribal Clinic
PO Box 970
Keshena, Wisconsin 54135
Ph: 715-799-5443
FAX: 715-799-3099
email: scottk@mtclinic.net

Department of Health Visits Menominee Tribe

Department of Health Services Secretary Linda Seemeyer visits Menominee Tribe on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 and Thursday, June 29, 2017.

The Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin hosted Linda Seemeyer, Secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) to meet with the Menominee Tribal leadership and program administrators.

Secretary Seemeyer learned more about the Tribe’s Long Term Care needs and of most importance was to make the Tribe’s position clear regarding the option preferred by Menominee Indian Tribe as the State moves forward their Managed Care model Family Care.

*image and info from Menominee Department of Aging & Long Term Care

Congrats Grads! College of Menominee Nation Graduates 80 State Residents

Photo Credit: College of Menominee Nation Facebook page

Residents of 26 Wisconsin communities, including members of nine American Indian tribes, received academic degrees and technical diplomas in College of Menominee Nation ceremonies held on Saturday, May 27, in Keshena.

The College invited its recently retired founding President, S. Verna Fowler, Ph.D., to present the guest address, and baccalaureate degree graduate, Lloyd J. Frieson, Jr., to speak on behalf of the Class of 2017. Both reside in Keshena.

Saturday ceremonies also honored Dennis Vickers, Ph.D., who was named the American Indian College Fund Faculty Member of the Year. Vickers, who teaches in the College’s Humanities program, holds Philosophy degrees from the University of Texas (Ph.D.), Bowling Green University (M.A.), and University of Wyoming (B.A.). A resident of White Lake, he has served on the CMN faculty since 2006.

*View all grads here: http://www.menominee.edu/news2.aspx?id=1902