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Pokagon Band And Four Winds Casinos To Donate 1,000 Meals This Week In Northern Indiana And Southwest Michigan

April 12th, 2017

The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians' Four Winds® Casinos are pleased to announce a donation of approximately 1,000 meals this week for those in need in Northern Indiana and Southwest Michigan. Many of the meals will be delivered through Meals on Wheels of Southwest Michigan. Each meal includes ham, green beans, corn, au gratin potatoes, pound cake and strawberry sauce. Meals on Wheels of Southwest Michigan is a non-profit organization which helps seniors remain in their homes by providing meals at community nutrition sites as well as meals delivered directly to their homes.

Residents in the following communities will receive meals: LaPorte, South Bend and Michigan City, Indiana; along with Benton Harbor, Harbert and Cassopolis, Michigan. Pokagon Elders will also be receiving meals.

"The Pokagon Band has called this region home for hundreds of years. As part of this community, we're proud to support Meals on Wheels and their important work for elders," said John P. Warren, Chairman of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians. "Potawatomi people hold elders in high regard, and we are honored to give back in this meaningful way."

To download images of Four Winds and Pokagon Band employees assembling this year's meal boxes, click here.

About The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians
The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians' sovereignty was reaffirmed under legislation signed into law by President Clinton in September of 1994. The Pokagon Band is dedicated to providing community development initiatives such as housing, education, family services, medical care and cultural preservation for its approximately 5,000 citizens. The Pokagon Band's ten-county service area includes four counties in Southwestern Michigan and six in Northern Indiana. Its main administrative offices are located in Dowagiac, Mich., with a satellite office in South Bend, Ind. In 2007, it opened Four Winds Casino Resort in New Buffalo, Mich., followed by Four Winds Hartford in 2011 and Four Winds Dowagiac in 2013. It owns and operates a variety of business via Mno-Bmadsen, the tribe's non-gaming investment enterprise. It broke ground in December 2016 on Four Winds South Bend. More information is available at, and

About Four Winds Casinos
Four Winds New Buffalo, located at 11111 Wilson Road in New Buffalo, Mich., Four Winds Hartford, located at 68600 Red Arrow Highway in Hartford, Mich., and Four Winds Dowagiac, located at 58700 M-51 South in Dowagiac, Mich., are owned by the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians. Four Winds New Buffalo offers 130,000 square feet of gaming with more than 3,000 slot machines, 60 table games, five restaurants, entertainment bars, retail venues, a pool, and a 415-room hotel, making it the premier gaming resort in the Midwest. Four Winds Hartford features more than 550 slot machines, nine table games, a 74-seat restaurant, and a 15-seat bar. Four Winds Dowagiac features 400 slot machines, seven table games and one restaurant. Please play responsibly. You must be 21 years of age to gamble. For more information on Four Winds Casinos, please call 1-(866)-4WINDS1 (866-494-6371) or visit Additionally, be sure to like Four Winds Casinos on Facebook at and follow on Twitter at

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Media Contacts:
Melinda Pierce, Big Idea Company, (574) 257-4332, 
Jill Klinedinst, Big Idea Company, (574) 257-4332,

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