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Oneida Nation presents check to Town of Oneida Fire Department

The Oneida Nation presented the Town of Oneida Volunteer Fire Department with a check totaling $88,699.42 to assist with the purchase of a new fire truck. The Oneida Nation used Self Governance funds to make the payment.

“The Oneida Nation appreciates the Town of Oneida for their fire protection and their volunteers,” Oneida Nation Chairman Tehassi Hill said. “The Oneida Nation and the Town of Oneida have continued to enjoy a relationship of mutual respect. The Nation understands the importance of having proper fire protection equipment including adequate firefighting vehicles to ensure the Nation’s people and resources are protected. The Nation does not have its own fire department and relies on the Town of Oneida and others to provide that protection to our nation and our citizens.”

Above: Oneida Nation Chairman Tehassi Hill and Oneida Nation Secretary Lisa Summers present the check to the Town of Oneida Fire Chief Glen Olson along with Town of Oneida Board Chairman Gary Schaumberg.

One Response to Oneida Nation presents check to Town of Oneida Fire Department

kurt G. Jordan says: February 28, 2019 at 1:16 pm

this is a great thing to happen for them and us as they do so much for our community thanks to all that made this happen

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