Senior Citizen News
received the Title VI grant in the amount of 76,160.00. This is our
We also received the Caregiver grant in the amount of 14,410.00. This
grant is for
respite care. I must have the doctor's slip, saying you need the help.
We held elections last week for a secretary and member. The members
of the Advisory Board are: Chairperson, Lionel Pewamo; Vice chairperson,
Marybelle Patterson; Secretary, Frank Wahwassuck; Treasurer, Lawana
SacquatICastro; Member at large, Jean Conklin.
also discussed trading the 15 passenger van in on a 7 passenger one.
will be looking to see what we can find. We are going to sell the handicapped
bus also. With the price of gas it takes we don't use it that much.
These two items were voted on and passed. We will have a bake sale on
the 5"' of May; we will have a Breakfast that day also.
want to go on a trip, we must raise the money for this, as; we do not
have that much in
budget. We will need volunteers for these activities. I will be handing
out paper work to upgrade records, please fill it out and turn them
back in to me, Please. We have to have these for records. The pot-luck
dinner for the month is this Friday at noon. Hope to see you here
May we will be having Older Americans Day activities at the Pow-wow
be on the 21d. if weather cooperates we will BBQ. If weather is bad
we will have the
here at the center.
Income Tax Assistance Program
The Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas Senior Citizens Program
will be partnered with IRS sponsored Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
This program offers free tax help to low-income people who need help
preparing their tax returns. The seniors need volunteers to help with
clerical duties, tax preparation and auditing. Volunteers receive free
tax training through an on-line program and the VITA coordinator will
be available for additional consulting.
Volunteers should be available from early February through mid April.
If you are interested in learning more about tax preparation and want
to be of service to other, contact the Kickapoo Senior Citizens Program
by signing up in person, calling 785-486-2688, or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
A schedule will be posted in January.
will be checking into trips that we can take.
In order to
take the trips we will need to hold fundraiser. Maybe we could take
the Bingo Concession. Start having breakfast on Friday along with our
bake sale. She will be looking into tickets to a Baseball game. The
syrup making will start in February 2011. She will speak to Mr. Simon
or Mr. Horned Eagle about the bowl and spoon making. We need to have
a craft sale, so if you have any ideals or suggestion, please feel free
to give her a call at the
questions give me a call or drop in to the office
Provides support services for Kickapoo elderly
including Title VI Part A and C Nutrition which inlucdes a noon meal.
Program includes respite care for elderly.
There are six employees in the department.
Requirements for department of program: Annual reports to AOA Wash.
Phone: (785) 486-2688
Fax: (785) 486-2141