Elders Council

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Update: The Elders Council Meeting scheduled for October 20, 2021 has been cancelled. Due to lack of current financial reports due to auditors last week.  The agenda items will be put on the agenda for 10-27-21 meeting.  

Upcoming Elders meetings:

Lawn Mowing Reimbursement for Elders (Click here for more information)

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Current Elders Council members

Chair Judy Winchester
Vice Chair Julie Dye
Secretary Judy Augusta
Treasurer Vacant
Member at Large Catherine Ford


The purpose of the Elders Council shall be:

To better meet the need of the total Elder Indian population by coordinating available funding and Elders' needs.

To provide a communication network to disperse information to and among the Indian population.

To advise and consult with federal, state, public and private agencies on all aspects of Elder Indian affairs.

To obtain, coordinate, manage and dispense funds for the fulfillment of the needs of this Council and the Elder community.

To monitor all programs relating in any way to Indian Elders.

To service in a way that shall be beneficial to the Indian community.

Elders Council Code

The Elders Council business meeting is always the first Thursday of the month at 10 a.m. at the Pokagon Community Center.

The social luncheon is always the third Thursday of the month at the Community Center. Often special speakers will give presentations, or the group will play bingo, or have an auction or a 50/50 raffle. Our December social luncheon features a gift exchange!

Elders Hall
53237 Town Hall Road
PO Box 180
Dowagiac, MI 49047

(800) 859-2717 | (269) 782-0765
(269) 782-1696 fax