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One Siouxland business gives back to community


SIOUX CITY, IA -- One Siouxland businesses is giving back to the community, by giving a donation to its community center.

The Four Directions Community Center received a grant from Bank of America.

Four Directions is a resource outlet for Native Americans and their families to go.

The total check was just over $2300.

Part of the money will be used in their large meeting room for a new sound system.

The other part will go to help with operating costs of the center.

Frank LaMere, of the Winnebago Tribe and Four Directions says, "Its going to allow us to better facilitate our community gatherings of native people and nonnative people who come together there. I was very pleased with the donation a lot of goodwill come from it.

Four Directions was originally created three years ago to help the Native community with child welfare and education.

They have expanded to include resources for all Native community members including parenting classes, Dakota language classes and advocacy help.

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