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All Tribal Member Elder Food Card Recipients


Last updated 6/17/2021 at 1:28pm


Public Notice

June 11, 2021

All Tribal Member Elder Food Card Recipients

Myrna Thompson, Tribal Secretary

June 2021 Food Card Distribution

Our office will be distributing the food cards as follows: Buche - Dakota Crossing food cards will be available to pick up and use on Tuesday, June 15, 2021.

New Elder application/recipients of the food card can pick up their card at Buche Food­ Dakota Crossing located in Sisseton, SD, and you must provide photo identification (Tribal ID card is acceptable) card to pick up.

The rest of the food cards to be mailed, the process has started and will continue until all cards are mailed. The food cards are individually enveloped, sealed, and delivered to the United States post office in Sisseton, SD. Ms. Minerva Keoke's first priority is to always finish the process of getting the food cards in the mail. This process can take up to IO business days until completed.

Helpful reminders and patience to keep in mind as we continue to manage the food cards as follows: Any food cards not picked up at Buche Foods by the end of the month for June 2021, will be able to pick their card up at the Tribal Secretary's Office starting on Thursday

afternoon, July 1, 2021.

Contact Ms. Minerva Keoke, Elderly Resource Coordinator, at 605-698-3911, extension 6633, with questions regarding the food card.

I continue to encourage you to protect yourself by wearing a mask, wash your hands, social distance, and your willingness to help


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