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SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. —Sault Tribe disbursed $289,090 in 2 percent funds this fall. Each of Sault Tribe’s five units gave out $57,818 to applicants chosen to receive funding.

In Unit I, comprising Chippewa County, Sault High School received $15,000 for Athletic Equipment; Kinross Charter Township Kinross Recreation received $16,000 and the Sugar Island Township Fire Dept. received $16,000.

In Unit II, the Hessel area, Detour Village Veterans Park received $5,000; McMillan Township Recreation Center received $5,000; Garfield Township Pavilion received 4735 for a Drink Dispenser; Newton Township Historical Museum received $15,000; Clark Township Hessel School House received $5,000; Clark Township Fire Dept. received $4,359 for equipment; Hudson Township Fire Fighters received $5,000 for Turnout Gear; Pickford Township received $2,100 for basement floor restoration; DeTour Township Veterans Park received $5,000;

Les Cheneaux Schools received $2,500 for Robotics and Engadine Schools received $8,123.97 for student opportunities.

In Unit III, the St. Ignace area, the Mackinac County Sheriff Dept. received $3,500 for a toy drive; LaSalle High School received $3,000 for Bowling; the City of St. Ignace Ojibwe Historical Museum received $10,518; the City of St. Ignace Michilimackinac Historical Society received $10,000; the City of St. Ignace Little Bear East Ice Rink received $10,000; the City of St. Ignace Police received $4,000 for training; and the St. Ignace Area Schools received $1,800 for Drama Club, $5,000 for Industrial Arts, $2,500 for Art Club and $7,500 for a track building project.

In Unit IV, the Manistique area, the City of Manistique Little Bear West received $6,000; the Title VI program at Escanaba Area Schools, Gladstone Area Schools, Rapid River Schools, Manistique Public Schools, Negaunee Schools, Ishpeming Public Schools and Gwinn Schools each received $4,000; Masonville Township received $8,817.97 for an Air Fill Station; Manistique Public Schools received $2,000 for Pool Usage; Delta Schoolcraft School District received $3,000 for Building Trades and Inwood Township received $10,000 for an Ambulance Cot.

In Unit V, the Munising area, the City of Marquette YMCA received $2,500; County of Marquette received $2,000 for its Senior Volunteer Program, $5,000 for Meals on Wheels; $3,000 for Adult Day Services, $1,000 for 2040 Master Plan, $2,000 for Superior Water Shed, $3,500 for Suicide Prevention and $4,000 for Home Heating Appliances; the City of Munising Alger Community Food Pantry received $5,000; City of Munising Firefighters received $4,000 for Turnout Gear; the City of Munising Bike Park Trail Expansion received $1,000; Munising Schools Title VI received $7,000; Alger County received $3,000 for Adult Day Services; $2,818 for ALTRAN; the Alger County Sheriff Dept. received $5,000 for a School Resource Officer; Marquette Schools Title VI received $5,000; LMAS Health Department  Market Walk received $200; and the Mather Elementary School Backpack Project received $1,800.

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