Cherokee Nation to distribute clothing vouchers in July
5/20/2010 6:56:20 AM

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – In an effort to cut the costs for back-to-school clothing this fall, the Cherokee Nation will distribute $100 clothing vouchers in July for qualified students. 

The tribe’s School Clothing Voucher Program is available to students who are at least 5 years old, enrolled in public schools in grades kindergarten through 12, live in the tribe’s 14-county jurisdictional area, meet income guidelines and are CN citizens. 

Participants must present proof of address, income verification and a copy of the student’s tribal citizenship card. Applications must be made by a legal guardian or custodial parent. 

For more information, call Cherokee Nation Human Services at (918) 772-4144
A limited number of clothing vouchers are available for each location, and families are encouraged to apply at the location nearest to their home. Vouchers will be distributed from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the following locations: • July 7, at the Will Rogers Health Center, 1020 Lenape Dr., in Nowata • July 8, at the Cherokee Nation Housing Services Office, 900 McNelis #31B, in Vinita • July 13, at the Sequoyah Schools old gym, Hwy 62 south of Tahlequah • July 14, at the Three Rivers Health Center, Hwy 165 and Chandler Road, in Muskogee • July 15, at the Stilwell High School Cafeteria on Hwy 100 West. • July 20, at the Claremore High School Gym, 1910 N. Florence, in Claremore • July 21, at the Upper Elementary School Cafeteria, 410 E. Monroe, in Jay • July 22, at the Salina Schools Cafeteria, 909 N. Saltwell, in Salina • July 27, at Sallisaw High School, 2301 N. Ruth, in Sallisaw • July 28, at Keys High School, just off Hwy 82 South and Indian Road • July 29, at Cherokee Elementary School Cafeteria, 6001 N. Peoria Ave., in Turley Clothing vouchers will be redeemable at participating Stage stores in Bartlesville, Broken Arrow, Claremore, Grove, Miami, Muskogee, Pryor, Sallisaw, Sand Springs, Tahlequah and Siloam Springs, Ark.
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