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Pembroke Elders Club

Members of the Pembroke Elders Club normally meet every Monday, 8 am - 1 pm at the Pembroke Boys & Girls Club. They engage in numerous activities including beading, quilting, and of course, socializing. The Club is not gender-specific, men also participate. Dr. Joann Lowery, the Club's current president, and the members visited the Tribal Office on April 10, 2017. They received an update from Chairman Godwin, were introduced to Tribal Administrator Dr. Freda Porter, and ended the visit by presenting a "scrappy" quilt that was donated by Ms. Gearldine Lowery. Ms. Gearldine explained that it is called a scrappy quilt because that's what it's made of - leftover scraps from other projects. She e

Jessica Mancilla Receives Down Payment Assistance

Having been raised in the St. Pauls’ community and still living there, Jessica and her family will soon move into their first stick-built home. Moving from a mobile home to a permanent house has the entire family excited, actually on pins and needles, as the old saying goes. Jessica and her husband have four girls, ages 12, 10, 5, and 1. She has been verbally prepping the girls for the move and she says, “They can’t wait to get into the home.” And even though she is excited, Jessica believes her Mom is actually more excited than anyone else about this move. Fortunately for this family, the home they will be moving into is across the street from their current location. This proximity to the h

Living the American Dream

With her home nearing completion, Ms. Brittany Lane Locklear is beaming with excitement at the thought of moving into her own home. With assistance provided through the Tribal Home Ownership Program, Ms. Locklear will soon be moving into a new brick home with 3 bedrooms and 2 baths. Ms. Locklear’s home is a prime example of what the Tribe’s Housing Program is all about – helping our people move into safe, affordable, sanitary housing. Ms. Brittany Lane Locklear is every parent’s ideal child: successful, kind, happy, and compassionate. Brittany is the 30-year-old daughter of Mr. & Mrs. James and Delois Locklear. The Locklear family are lifetime members of the Allenton Community that is repres

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