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Daily Archives: May 2, 2017

President  Begaye and Vice President Nez Congratulate Navajo Police Officers on Their Promotion

President Begaye and Vice President Nez Congratulate Navajo Police Officers on Their Promotion

By Admin on May 2017

WINDOW ROCK – On May 1, President Russell Begaye and Vice President Jonathan Nez provided remarks at the Navajo Nation Police Department promotion ceremony for eight officers promoted to the rank of captain and lieutenant. “This is a great time to celebrate and honor our officers that are being promoted. We recognize your value and congratulate you on your promotion. You’ve earned it, thank you for serving your communities,” said President Begaye. “Your comrades are looking up to you, be an example of leadership for them.” The Navajo Nation Police Department promotion ceremony took place at Veteran’s Park in Window[...]

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President Begaye and Vice President Nez Celebrate Opening of Shonto Marketplace

President Begaye and Vice President Nez Celebrate Opening of Shonto Marketplace

By Admin on May 2017

SHONTO, Ariz. – Today, President Russell Begaye and Vice President Jonathan Nez celebrated the ribbon cutting of the new Shonto Marketplace alongside the Shonto Community Governance and the Shonto Economic Development Corporation. “I congratulate the community on your persistence to complete this project to the benefit your constituents. This is your dream, your vision, and your idea. Support and take care of this building. This project will serve as a catalyst to further developing this region,” said President Begaye. The new Shonto Marketplace is located at the junction of U.S. Highway 160 and Arizona Route 98. The marketplace culminates the efforts of[...]

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President Begaye Approves Grant Allocation to Benefit Disabled Navajos

By Admin on May 2017

WINDOW ROCK – On April 30, President Russell Begaye approved $239,200 for resolution no. CAP-22-17 as a one-time grant allocation to the non-profit organization, Diné Bii Association for Disabled Citizens. “We appreciate other entities on the Navajo Nation that provide services to our disabled citizens across the Navajo Nation. This is just one of the non-profit organizations providing these services to disabled adults,” said President Begaye. The Diné Bii Association for Disabled Citizens currently receives recurring allocations from the Navajo Nation Department of Health through P.L. 93-638 funding in the amount of $370,895. They also receive funding from the Arizona[...]

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