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NHBP and FireKeepers to host golf outing to benefit local veterans

(Battle Creek, MI.) April 11, 2016 –The Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi, along with FireKeepers Casino Hotel, are hosting the NHBP Veteran Golf Outing on Friday, June 3, at Binder Park Golf Course in Battle Creek, MI.

This is the first year for the annual outing where the funds raised from the golf event will be used to support the NHBP Veterans Fund, which was established to assist foundations and local organizations in providing immediate assistance and relief for veterans who have given so much to our country.

Proceeds from similar events were earmarked for a tribal scholarship fund.  That project reached its financial goal and now the tribe is looking to assist veteran’s initiatives.

This year’s event is a four-person team scramble and will begin with a shotgun start at 9:30 a.m. Participants will enjoy great food prepared by the chefs from FireKeepers Casino Hotel as well as many prizes and giveaways. Registration for each four-person team is $400. Early registration is recommended. Space is limited and spots will fill quickly.

“The focus now is to reach local companies and/or individuals to participate as sponsors,” said Tony Day, Veterans Committee Chairman and Tribal Council Sergeant-at Arms for The Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi.  “The proceeds will benefit local initiatives so we look for companies who share our dedication to providing assistance to veterans to be sponsors of this event.”

Sponsorship packages starting from $250 are available.

Hole Sponsorship $250 Signage at an individual tee with logo or company name

Bronze Sponsorship $500 Logo on Welcome/Banquet Banner; Hole Sponsorship

Silver Sponsorship $750 Bronze level + Cart sponsorship

Gold Sponsorship $1200 Silver level + Scramble Foursome

Platinum Sponsorship $2500 Gold level + Recognition as a Platinum Sponsor throughout event

Sponsor a Veterans Team $400

Register your team or sign up to be a sponsor at http://nhbpi.com/nhbp-veterans-golf-outing-2016 or by contacting Kathy Mackety at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 269-704-8360.

To further support our Veterans, FireKeepers Casino Hotel was proud to announce last May their newest card tier, The Patriot. This Red Hot Rewards club tier was design to honor our active and retired military personnel. The Patriot card holders receive additional benefits including a 25% discount on classic room’s Sunday –Thursday, 50% discount at Mijem buffet every Wednesday, 10% additional discount at all restaurants, and exclusive eligibility for special promotions and more! 

About The Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi

There are nearly 1,100 Tribal Members. The Nottawaseppi’s primary Indian Health and Bureau of Indian Affairs Service Area covers members in Allegan, Barry, Branch, Calhoun, Kalamazoo, Kent and Ottawa counties. The Tribe’s administrative office is located at the Pine Creek Reservation in Athens Township, with a satellite office in Grand Rapids, Mich. to better serve Members. For more information visit: http://www.nhbpi.com

FireKeepers Casino Hotel, located just off Interstate 94 at Exit 104 in Battle Creek, MI, has been named Best Casino by audiences in Western Michigan and Northern Indiana, plus earned 9 first place awards in the Casino Player Magazine Best of Gaming 2015 Native Midwest category, including Best Overall Gaming Resort. FireKeepers was also selected one of the Best Casinos to Work For by Casino Player Magazine. Our signature restaurant, Nibi, is a multiple recipient of the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence. The property features 2,900 slot machines, 70 table games, a live poker room and bingo room. FireKeepers offers a AAA-rated Four Diamond resort-style hotel with 243 rooms, a functional multi-purpose event center, six distinctive dining destinations, and multiple lounges. FireKeepers is the title sponsor of the FireKeepers Casino 400, a Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway.