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Feb
14
Fri
MMIW March in Minnesota
Feb 14 all-day
Lacrosse Signup Deadline @ Meskwaki Youth Program
Feb 14 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Lacrosse Signup Deadline @ Meskwaki Youth Program

Sign up now for the Lacrosse 2020 Spring Season!

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP

Signup Deadline is Friday, February 14, 2020.

Boys Lacrosse is for ages 9 to 13. There is a$30 registration fee. Payment due by March 6, 2020. *Payment plans available.

Girls Lacrosse is for grades 4th – 6th. There is a $30 registration fee. Payment due by March 6, 2020. *Payment plans available.

For more information about games and practices please contact Head Coach: Britt Mitchell at 443-714-5052 (Text or Call), or you can email him at knuckleheadlacrosse@gmail.com.

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Elder’s Committee Indian Taco and Bake Sale @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Feb 14 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Elder's Committee Indian Taco and Bake Sale @ Meskwaki Senior Services | Tama | Iowa | United States

The Elder’s Committee will be having an Indian Taco and Bake Sale on Friday, February 14th from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Meskwaki Senior Services Center, 301 Meskwaki Rd, Tama, IA 52339.

Menu:

  • Indian Taco – $6.00
  • Frybread – $3.00
  • Chili – $3.00
  • Yeast Rolls – $12/dozen
  • Cream Pies – $12.00
  • Cupcakes – $0.50/each
  • Cookies – $0.25/each
  • Pie – $9.00
  • Pop – $1.00

*Prices and items are subject to change without notice.

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Feb
17
Mon
Girls Softball Signup Deadline with MYP @ Meskwaki Youth Program
Feb 17 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Girls Softball Signup Deadline with MYP @ Meskwaki Youth Program

t is time to sign up for the 2020 Spring Softball Season with the Marshalltown Girls Softball Association for girls in grades K-12th!

There will be a Walk In Registration event on Wednesday, February 5 from 3:30-5:00 pm at the Tribal Center Snack Bar. The deadline to sign up through MYP is Feb. 17th by 4:30 pm. There is a $30.00 registration fee. (*Payment plans available). Final payment is due by March 13th at 4:30 pm.

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Feb
18
Tue
Swearing-In Ceremony @ Tribal Council Chambers
Feb 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Swearing-In Ceremony @ Tribal Council Chambers

Join us for a Swearing-In Ceremony on Tuesday, February 18th at 10:00 am in the Tribal Council Chambers.

The Tribal community is invited to the swearing-in ceremony for the newly elected Tribal Council Members Vern Jefferson and Judith Bender, elected during the Recall Election held on February 11, 2020. Light refreshments will be served. Open to all.

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Feb
19
Wed
MSS 12:30 pm Early Dismissal @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Feb 19 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Storm Spotter Training @ MBCH Breakout Rooms
Feb 19 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Storm Spotter Training @ MBCH Breakout Rooms

The MBCH Security Department and Meskwaki Risk Management Committee will be hosting a Storm Spotter Training on Wednesday, February 19th from 4:30 pm until 6:00 pm. Sign in begins at 4:15 pm and this training will be held in the Breakout rooms across from the Meskwaki Veterans Convention Center. Training instructed by The National Weather Service, Des Moines-Johnston Office.

Please call (641) 484-1516 or email dackman@meskwaki.com to reserve your place!

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(Canceled) Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Feb 19 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
(Canceled) Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers

Tribal Council Meeting is scheduled to be held on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 5:00 pm in the Tribal Chambers.

Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

*Meetings are held on a bi-weekly basis.

**Meeting dates/times are subject to change at the discretion of the Tribal Chairman.

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Feb
20
Thu
(Canceled) Plant Based Eating Cooking Demo @ Health Clinic Kitchen
Feb 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

The Diabetes Program Presents “Plant Based Eating” Cooking Demo!

Thursday, February 20th at Noon in the Health Clinic Kitchen.

Learn what it means to eat more “plant based”, and how to make it easy, delicious and nutritious!

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Feb
24
Mon
CANCELED – Tribal Council Special Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
CANCELED - Tribal Council Special Meeting @ Tribal Chambers

Tribal Council has scheduled a Special Meeting to be held on Monday, February 24, 2020 at 10:00 am in the Tribal Chambers.

Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

*Meetings are held on a bi-weekly basis.

**Meeting dates/times are subject to change at the discretion of the Tribal Chairman.

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Feb
26
Wed
Plant Based Eating Cooking Demo @ Health Clinic Kitchen
Feb 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Plant Based Eating Cooking Demo @ Health Clinic Kitchen

The Diabetes Program is  hosting a Plant Based Eating Cooking Demo on Wednesday, February 26 at Noon in the Health Clinic Kitchen.

Learn what it means to eat more “plant based”, and how to make it easy, delicious and nutritious!

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MSS Language Night – Details TBA @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Feb 26 @ 5:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Feb 26 @ 5:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers

A Tribal Council Meeting has been scheduled to be held on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 5:00 pm in the Tribal Chambers.

Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

*Meetings are held on a bi-weekly basis.

**Meeting dates/times are subject to change at the discretion of the Tribal Chairman.

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Feb
27
Thu
Plant Based Eating Cooking Demo @ Health Clinic Kitchen
Feb 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Plant Based Eating Cooking Demo @ Health Clinic Kitchen

The Diabetes Program Presents “Plant Based Eating” Cooking Demo!

Thursday, February 20th at Noon in the Health Clinic Kitchen.

Learn what it means to eat more “plant based”, and how to make it easy, delicious and nutritious!

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POSTPONED – Hominy Making Workshop @ Meskwaki Health Clinic
Feb 27 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
POSTPONED - Hominy Making Workshop @ Meskwaki Health Clinic | Tama | Iowa | United States

Join MFSI and the Diabetes Program on Thursday, February 27th for a hominy making demonstration. Workshop will begin at 5:00 pm at the Health Clinic kitchen.  Free & open to all. Hope to see you there!

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Mar
2
Mon
2020 High School Graduate Bio Form Due
Mar 2 all-day
Mar
10
Tue
MSS Parent/Teacher Conferences @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Mar 10 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Career Awakenings Expo @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Mar 10 @ 4:30 pm

 

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Mar
11
Wed
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Mar 11 @ 5:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers

Tribal Council has scheduled a meeting to be held on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 beginning at 5:00 pm in the Tribal Chambers.

Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

*Meetings are held on a bi-weekly basis.

**Meeting dates/times are subject to change at the discretion of the Tribal Chairman.

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Mar
12
Thu
MSS Parent/Teacher Conferences @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Mar 12 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Career Awakenings Expo @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Mar 12 @ 4:30 pm

 

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Election Committee Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Mar 12 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Election Committee Meeting @ Tribal Chambers

The Election Committee has scheduled a meeting to be held on Thursday, March 12, 2020 beginning at 5:00 pm in the Tribal Chambers.

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Mar
17
Tue
Meskwaki Casino OPENING JULY 1
Mar 17 – Jun 30 all-day
Meskwaki Casino OPENING JULY 1 @ Tama | Iowa | United States

The Meskwaki Tribal Council and MBCH Executive Management met today, Monday, March 16, 2020 and have jointly agreed to the temporary closure of our casino and hotel, effective Tuesday, March 17 at 12 am through the end of June.  A tentative re-opening date has been set for July 1st.  This closure serves as a preventive measure to ensure the health and well-being of both our team and guests is preserved and protected as the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation continues.

MBCH Executive Management remains unified in the protection of our guests, team members and their families, tribal and local communities, as well as the numerous vendors we utilize in our operations.

Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel will honor all employees’ base pay rates and their benefits during this temporary closure.

It is important to note that our casino has not experienced any cases of COVID-19 and this action is solely a precaution to protect the health and safety of our guests, team members, and community. That said, we will be conducting multiple facility-wide sanitization projects throughout the closure.

Our thoughts are with the families and communities that have been impacted by this virus.

Be smart, be safe, take care of one another, and let’s all do our part to protect our community and those we love most. 

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Feb
14
Fri
MMIW March in Minnesota
Feb 14 all-day
Lacrosse Signup Deadline @ Meskwaki Youth Program
Feb 14 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Lacrosse Signup Deadline @ Meskwaki Youth Program

Sign up now for the Lacrosse 2020 Spring Season!

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP

Signup Deadline is Friday, February 14, 2020.

Boys Lacrosse is for ages 9 to 13. There is a$30 registration fee. Payment due by March 6, 2020. *Payment plans available.

Girls Lacrosse is for grades 4th – 6th. There is a $30 registration fee. Payment due by March 6, 2020. *Payment plans available.

For more information about games and practices please contact Head Coach: Britt Mitchell at 443-714-5052 (Text or Call), or you can email him at knuckleheadlacrosse@gmail.com.

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Elder’s Committee Indian Taco and Bake Sale @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Feb 14 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Elder's Committee Indian Taco and Bake Sale @ Meskwaki Senior Services | Tama | Iowa | United States

The Elder’s Committee will be having an Indian Taco and Bake Sale on Friday, February 14th from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Meskwaki Senior Services Center, 301 Meskwaki Rd, Tama, IA 52339.

Menu:

  • Indian Taco – $6.00
  • Frybread – $3.00
  • Chili – $3.00
  • Yeast Rolls – $12/dozen
  • Cream Pies – $12.00
  • Cupcakes – $0.50/each
  • Cookies – $0.25/each
  • Pie – $9.00
  • Pop – $1.00

*Prices and items are subject to change without notice.

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Feb
17
Mon
Girls Softball Signup Deadline with MYP @ Meskwaki Youth Program
Feb 17 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Girls Softball Signup Deadline with MYP @ Meskwaki Youth Program

t is time to sign up for the 2020 Spring Softball Season with the Marshalltown Girls Softball Association for girls in grades K-12th!

There will be a Walk In Registration event on Wednesday, February 5 from 3:30-5:00 pm at the Tribal Center Snack Bar. The deadline to sign up through MYP is Feb. 17th by 4:30 pm. There is a $30.00 registration fee. (*Payment plans available). Final payment is due by March 13th at 4:30 pm.

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Feb
18
Tue
Swearing-In Ceremony @ Tribal Council Chambers
Feb 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Swearing-In Ceremony @ Tribal Council Chambers

Join us for a Swearing-In Ceremony on Tuesday, February 18th at 10:00 am in the Tribal Council Chambers.

The Tribal community is invited to the swearing-in ceremony for the newly elected Tribal Council Members Vern Jefferson and Judith Bender, elected during the Recall Election held on February 11, 2020. Light refreshments will be served. Open to all.

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Feb
19
Wed
MSS 12:30 pm Early Dismissal @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Feb 19 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Storm Spotter Training @ MBCH Breakout Rooms
Feb 19 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Storm Spotter Training @ MBCH Breakout Rooms

The MBCH Security Department and Meskwaki Risk Management Committee will be hosting a Storm Spotter Training on Wednesday, February 19th from 4:30 pm until 6:00 pm. Sign in begins at 4:15 pm and this training will be held in the Breakout rooms across from the Meskwaki Veterans Convention Center. Training instructed by The National Weather Service, Des Moines-Johnston Office.

Please call (641) 484-1516 or email dackman@meskwaki.com to reserve your place!

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(Canceled) Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Feb 19 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
(Canceled) Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers

Tribal Council Meeting is scheduled to be held on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 5:00 pm in the Tribal Chambers.

Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

*Meetings are held on a bi-weekly basis.

**Meeting dates/times are subject to change at the discretion of the Tribal Chairman.

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Feb
20
Thu
(Canceled) Plant Based Eating Cooking Demo @ Health Clinic Kitchen
Feb 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

The Diabetes Program Presents “Plant Based Eating” Cooking Demo!

Thursday, February 20th at Noon in the Health Clinic Kitchen.

Learn what it means to eat more “plant based”, and how to make it easy, delicious and nutritious!

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Feb
24
Mon
CANCELED – Tribal Council Special Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
CANCELED - Tribal Council Special Meeting @ Tribal Chambers

Tribal Council has scheduled a Special Meeting to be held on Monday, February 24, 2020 at 10:00 am in the Tribal Chambers.

Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

*Meetings are held on a bi-weekly basis.

**Meeting dates/times are subject to change at the discretion of the Tribal Chairman.

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Feb
26
Wed
Plant Based Eating Cooking Demo @ Health Clinic Kitchen
Feb 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Plant Based Eating Cooking Demo @ Health Clinic Kitchen

The Diabetes Program is  hosting a Plant Based Eating Cooking Demo on Wednesday, February 26 at Noon in the Health Clinic Kitchen.

Learn what it means to eat more “plant based”, and how to make it easy, delicious and nutritious!

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
MSS Language Night – Details TBA @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Feb 26 @ 5:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Feb 26 @ 5:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers

A Tribal Council Meeting has been scheduled to be held on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 5:00 pm in the Tribal Chambers.

Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

*Meetings are held on a bi-weekly basis.

**Meeting dates/times are subject to change at the discretion of the Tribal Chairman.

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Feb
27
Thu
Plant Based Eating Cooking Demo @ Health Clinic Kitchen
Feb 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Plant Based Eating Cooking Demo @ Health Clinic Kitchen

The Diabetes Program Presents “Plant Based Eating” Cooking Demo!

Thursday, February 20th at Noon in the Health Clinic Kitchen.

Learn what it means to eat more “plant based”, and how to make it easy, delicious and nutritious!

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
POSTPONED – Hominy Making Workshop @ Meskwaki Health Clinic
Feb 27 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
POSTPONED - Hominy Making Workshop @ Meskwaki Health Clinic | Tama | Iowa | United States

Join MFSI and the Diabetes Program on Thursday, February 27th for a hominy making demonstration. Workshop will begin at 5:00 pm at the Health Clinic kitchen.  Free & open to all. Hope to see you there!

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Mar
2
Mon
2020 High School Graduate Bio Form Due
Mar 2 all-day
Mar
10
Tue
MSS Parent/Teacher Conferences @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Mar 10 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Career Awakenings Expo @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Mar 10 @ 4:30 pm

 

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Mar
11
Wed
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Mar 11 @ 5:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers

Tribal Council has scheduled a meeting to be held on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 beginning at 5:00 pm in the Tribal Chambers.

Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

*Meetings are held on a bi-weekly basis.

**Meeting dates/times are subject to change at the discretion of the Tribal Chairman.

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Mar
12
Thu
MSS Parent/Teacher Conferences @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Mar 12 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Career Awakenings Expo @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Mar 12 @ 4:30 pm

 

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Election Committee Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Mar 12 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Election Committee Meeting @ Tribal Chambers

The Election Committee has scheduled a meeting to be held on Thursday, March 12, 2020 beginning at 5:00 pm in the Tribal Chambers.

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Mar
17
Tue
Meskwaki Casino OPENING JULY 1
Mar 17 – Jun 30 all-day
Meskwaki Casino OPENING JULY 1 @ Tama | Iowa | United States

The Meskwaki Tribal Council and MBCH Executive Management met today, Monday, March 16, 2020 and have jointly agreed to the temporary closure of our casino and hotel, effective Tuesday, March 17 at 12 am through the end of June.  A tentative re-opening date has been set for July 1st.  This closure serves as a preventive measure to ensure the health and well-being of both our team and guests is preserved and protected as the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation continues.

MBCH Executive Management remains unified in the protection of our guests, team members and their families, tribal and local communities, as well as the numerous vendors we utilize in our operations.

Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel will honor all employees’ base pay rates and their benefits during this temporary closure.

It is important to note that our casino has not experienced any cases of COVID-19 and this action is solely a precaution to protect the health and safety of our guests, team members, and community. That said, we will be conducting multiple facility-wide sanitization projects throughout the closure.

Our thoughts are with the families and communities that have been impacted by this virus.

Be smart, be safe, take care of one another, and let’s all do our part to protect our community and those we love most. 

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