January Eggs N’ Issues to Feature the Poarch Band of Creek Indians


DAPHNE, Ala. - The January Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce Eggs N’ Issues will feature the Poarch Band of Creek Indians. They will be discussing the history of the Tribe, current issues and upcoming endeavors. 


The Poarch Band of Creek Indians is the only federally recognized Indian Tribe in the state of Alabama, operating as a sovereign nation with its own system of government and bylaws. 


The Tribe operates a variety of economic enterprises, which employ hundreds of area residents.  


A few of the Tribe's businesses are:  the Wind Creek Casino & Hotels that are located in Atmore, Montgomery and Wetumpka, Muskogee Technology, and Owa in Foley, which will open Summer 2017.  


The Poarch Band of Creek Indians is an active partner in the state of Alabama, contributing to economic, educational, social and cultural projects benefiting both tribal members and residents of these local communities and neighboring towns.


What: Eggs N’ Issues featuring the Poarch Band of Creek Indians 


Who: Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce


Speaker: The Poarch Band of Creek Indians


Topic: They will be discussing the history of the Tribe, current issues and upcoming endeavors. 


When: Wednesday, January 11, 7:30 a.m.


Where: Daphne United Methodist Church

Community Life Center

2401 Main Street, Daphne

 

Admission: $10 for Chamber members, $15 for guests

 

RSVP: Please RSVP by Friday, January 6 by calling (251)928-6387










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