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All Welcome to SMSC Dance Exhibition at Mall of America on Aug. 13

Performance offers preview of Pow Wow
Thursday, July 30, 2015

Prior Lake, Minn. – The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) will host a free dance exhibition for Mall of America visitors on Thursday, August 13, at the Mall of America Rotunda.

As a preview of the annual SMSC Wacipi (Pow Wow) on Aug. 14-16, the exhibition will include dancers from the SMSC and tribes throughout the United States and Canada. The exhibition performances at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. will start with a Grand Entry, as dancers enter the arena sorted by dance style. All veterans will be honored during a special program at 3:30 p.m.

Public Invited to SMSC Blood Drive in Prior Lake

Monday, July 27, 2015

Prior Lake, Minn. – The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community is hosting a summer blood drive, open to the public, on Tuesday, August 11, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Dakotah! Sport and Fitness.

St. Francis Regional Medical Center Receives $300,000 Gift from Shakopee Mdewakanton for Breast Cancer Care

Hospital Purchasing Lifesaving 3D Breast Cancer Imaging Machine
Monday, July 20, 2015
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The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community recently presented a gift for $300,000, for a lifesaving 3D breast cancer imaging machine, to representatives of St. Francis Regional Medical Center. Pictured left to right: St. Francis Diagnostic Imaging Medical Director Dr. Mary Hestness, Saints Heathcare Funds Board Co-Chair Steve Snider, St. Francis President Mike McMahan, Diagnostic Imaging Supervisor Jen Kroska, SMSC Secretary/Treasurer Lori Watso, SMSC Vice-Chairman Keith Anderson, SMSC Chairman Charlie Vig and SMSC Wellness Coordinator Joanna Bryant.

Shakopee, Minn. –  Breast-cancer detection at St. Francis Regional Medical Center will take a giant leap forward, thanks to a $300,000 donation from the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community to Saints Healthcare Funds, the fundraising organization for St. Francis and St. Gertrude’s.

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