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  • Mansel A. Nelson
    ... ===== FYI ... /*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/* Mansel A. Nelson Program Coordinator (Environmental Educator) Voice 928
    Message 1 of 1 , Oct 27 4:59 PM
      >===== Original Message From MaryLynn Quartaroli <marylynn.quartaroli@...>

      >Wells Fargo donates $300,000 to create Native American scholarships
      >Wells Fargo said Thursday that it established a $300,000 endowment to
      >support Native American scholarships for college and graduate students
      >from tribal nations across the United States.
      >The Wells Fargo Scholarship for Native American College Students will be
      >administered by the American Indian Graduate Center.
      >Beginning next September, scholarships will be available for up to four
      >qualifying students from tribal nations who have at least a 3.0 grade
      >point average and are majoring in the gaming and hospitality industries,
      >business and finance.
      >"We're making a meaningful gift to support deserving Native American
      >students who will become the future business leaders for industries
      >which are important to tribal communities and to our customers," said
      >Steve Stallings, senior vice president and director of Wells Fargo's
      >Native American Banking Services, and a member of the Rincon Band of San
      >Luiseno Mission Indians.
      >Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC) delivers capital and financial services to more
      >than 150 tribal nations through a team of Native Americans and
      >specialized relationship managers comprising its Native American Banking
      >Services unit.
      >Through its targeted programs alone, the San Francisco bank has lent
      >more than $1.8 billion to tribes and Native Americans and is one of the
      >primary providers of financial services in tribal nations.
      >Wells Fargo, the official sponsors of the Portland Trail Blazers, is the
      >fourth-largest banking operation in Oregon and has more than 60 branches
      >in the Portland area.
      >(c) 2005 American City Business Journals Inc.

      Mansel A. Nelson
      Program Coordinator (Environmental Educator) Voice 928 523 1275/1496
      Environmental Education Outreach Program Fax 928 523 1280
      Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals mansel.nelson@...
      PO Box 5768
      Northern Arizona University North Union
      Flagstaff, AZ 86011 Bldg 3, APT A
      "We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children." Native American Proverb
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