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Tuesday, February 22, 2005

Rogers County Cherokee Association info

Claremore, OK-Rogers County Cherokee Association (RCCA) held its monthly meeting February 8th at the Rogers County Fair Board building. The organization elected officers for 2005 as follows: Talisha Nichols, President; Tina Foutz, Vice President; Sandee McClure, Secretary; and Greg Sneed, Treasurer.

The membership also heard a presentation from Mr. Rick Gassaway; Cherokee Nation Community Development regarding the Compassion Capital Grant Training and how the program can positively impact RCCA. The organization recently purchased acreage near Tiawah that will be home to a community facility to serve the Rogers County Cherokee Association and its cultural and heritage events. RCCA also received 501c3 status.

Cara Cowan, Cherokee Nation Tribal Representative for Rogers County, congratulated Talisha Nichols and the membership for their outstanding service and work toward achieving the goals to support the Cherokee heritage and cultural awareness.

Brian Slover, Membership Chairman for RCCA, has begun a membership drive for the organization. If you are interested in learning more about membership join us for our next meeting Tuesday, March 8th, at 7 PM. We will be meeting at the Claremore Sr. Citizens Center at 116 N. Missouri. For more information please contact Pamela Bickford at 343-3577 or Bickford7@aol.com.

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