Lumbee Guaranty Bank Partners with Lumbee Tribe for Restoration Project at the Cultural Center
For Immediate Release
Lumbee Guaranty Bank Partners with Lumbee Tribe for Restoration Project
at the Lumbee Tribe Cultural Center
Pembroke, NC (December 11, 2023) -On Monday, the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina welcomed a new partnership with Lumbee Guaranty Bank with an investment of $100,000 for renovations at the Lumbee Tribe Cultural Center. Lumbee Guaranty Bank Chief Executive Officer Kyle R. Chavis said partnerships between the bank and the tribe are longstanding. “On behalf of our Board of Directors, I want to express our excitement about being a partner with the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina in the revitalization of the amphitheater at the Cultural Center,” said Chavis. “The Center continues to provide a meaningful space in southeastern NC for education and recreation, and our bank is pleased to contribute to the sustainability of this special place.”
During a meeting at the bank headquarters in Pembroke, Tribal Chairman John L. Lowery shared with Chavis that he often tells the success story of Lumbee Guaranty Bank as he speaks to groups about the resiliency of Lumbee People. Lowery said there is a true partnership between the tribe and Lumbee Bank and he thanked Chavis for the focus on the Cultural Center because it is a big part of Lumbee People. “To be a place for recreation and cultural purposes, and just being able to come together as families and as a community, your gift to us is going to go far to make sure we have a cultural center that is self-sustainable and will be there for generations to come,” said Lowery.
The $100,000 gift will be used for renovations at the Lumbee Tribe Cultural Center. The 327- acre Cultural Center property features a playground, the Adolph Dial Amphitheatre, the Lumbee Tribe Aquatic Center Pool, Stickball Field, new Basketball courts, volleyball courts, a camping area, the Cultural Center Lake, fishing areas, a tribal community garden and much more for the community.