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Ketchikan Indian Community to Hold Annual Meeting


November 11, 2011

(SitNews) - Ketchikan Indian Community will stage their annual membership meeting Saturday November 19th at the Ted Ferry Civic Center.  The event will take place from 10am-5pm and KIC members are encouraged to attend.  This annual get together draws upwards of 300 KIC members.

The theme of this year’s meeting is:  “Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow”.  Featured speakers will include Past Tribal Council President Dave Jensen.  His remarks will center on KIC’s genesis as well as its rich history. 

Norman Arriola will address KIC members with “State of the Tribe” remarks centered on KIC’s current standing and its accomplishments in 2011.  Arriola currently serves on the Tribal Council as its President.

Tribal Council Vice-President, Verna Hudson, will present the membership with future plans and projects that will benefit not only KIC members but the entire community of Ketchikan.

There will be a final reading of the proposed 2012 Budget and Committee Chair reports during the business portion of the meeting.  Following the business meeting from 10-11:30am there will be a break while the membership is treated to a complimentary lunch.  After a short break attendees will be entertained by local Native dance groups. During intermission of the dance performance there will be Chinese auction with all proceeds benefitting the Dolly Jensen Fund. 

The Tribal Health Clinic and KIC Programs will have staff on hand to answer questions, provide educational handouts and offer information on how members can enjoy better health and access services.  There will be plenty of door prizes and even 40,000 Alaska Airline miles will be given away.



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Ketchikan Indian Community


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