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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: MAY 28 ,2013
CONTACT:
FRANK CLOUTIER, Public Relations Director
Call 989-775-4076 with any questions.

The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribal Council announced the annual 2% distribution amounts for Isabella, Arenac and Northern Bay Counties for the spring 2013.

The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribal Council announced the annual 2% distribution amounts for Isabella, Arenac and Northern Bay Counties for the spring 2013. Isabella County and surrounding local units of government will be sharing revenues totaling $2,119,745.13 dollars with public schools receiving $741,910.80 dollars. Arenac and Northern Bay Counties will be sharing revenues totaling $639,592.27 dollars with public schools receiving $223,857.29 dollars.

This year the total number of requests for funding in Isabella county schools combined with local units of government was 398 for a total requested amount of $13,552,380.23 dollars. Arenac and northern Bay county requests totaled 116 with a requested amount at $16,214,851.76. "The number of requests we review are indicative of our current economic reality, the need is there no matter where you live in Michigan" stated Tribal Chief, Dennis Kequom.

The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan will distribute funds on Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. in Isabella County at the Tribal Center and in Saganing that same day at 3:00p.m. located at 5447 Sturman Rd in Standish Michigan.

Please contact Frank 1. Cloutier, Public Relations Director, at (989) 775-4076 or at fcloutier@sagchip.org for more information on the event.

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